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Favorite Gym Leaders and Elite Four members from each region!

MetaSalamence

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Hey everybody, just wanted to get an idea on whom my fellow pokemon fans liked as gym leaders and elite four members from each region. I thought this up since I recently bought Platinum, and I will tell you all my favorites.

Kanto:
Gym Leader) My favorite overall is probably Blaine. I always loved the Fire type pokemon. I take a Fire type preference over most of the typs in pokemon with the exception of Dark and Normal. Those three are my top favorite types. Blaine in the anime was a complete tool, yet smart and entertaining. His Magmar was so confident and badass and had an epic battle against Charizard in a volcano. In Gold, I loved that he had Magmar, Magcargo, and Rapidash. Great gym leader.

Elite Four) Since Johto and Kanto shared the Elite Four, I liked Bruno (Fire Red) and Koga. Bruno had the awesome Hitmonlee and Hitmonchan. Plus the two Steelix and Machamp. Very challenging battle. Koga was chosen because I love Muk as a pokemon. Forretress was chosen as well because I am a big fan of it and I had one on one of my teams.

Johto:
Gym Leader) I give it to Morty. I thought that this laid-back looking gym leader was totally cool to battle. The major reason to choosing him is because he is Ghost-type gym leader, and that stands to me always loving to have a Ghost-type pokemon or ghost type moves on my team.

Elite Four) Because Johto and Kanto shared the Elite Four at the Indigo Plateau, my two from Kanto above are shared here as well.

Hoenn:
Gym Leader) This goes to Norman. Normal type wins! Great Normal types like Tauros, Kangaskhan, and Slaking from Emerald were great.

Elite Four)My favorite member of the Hoenn Elite Four is Drake. He has a Salamence. FTW!

Sinnoh:
Gym Leader) Now, here we go, perhaps my favorite region in the entire series had some awesome gym leaders and the best elite four and champion hands down. Anyways my favorite Gym Leader in Sinnoh......... CRASHER WAKE!!!!! An awesome personality in the game and in the anime. He is a wrestler who love water pokemon. He has a Gyarados, Floatzel, and Quagsire when you first fight him. Three of my favorite Water types. Then he gains a Ludicolo and a Sharpedo in the rematch in the Survival Area near Stark Mountain. Awesome battle. I love this battle because he has a great Sharpedo; I had a Sharpedo on my Ruby Team. He is, by and far, the best Gym Leader in all four main regions IMO introduced so far (hopefully Sinnoh is the last region, but that is another topic to discuss). Awesome Gym Leaders all around too. Volkner is a close second.
Enough said.

Elite Four) As I said, the best Elite Four in all four main regions. The greatest Champion, Cynthia, too besides the protagonist. The one I prefer is Aaron. He is a Bug Type master pokemon trainer. I think Bug Types is a very under-rated type overall. I loved his entire team especially the Yanmega and Scizor. Scizor is an incredibly good overall pokemon.
Cynthia's entire team is the most challenging battle overall in any pokemon game. Her Garchomp is what I call a Pokemon tool. A pokemon who is meant to be so much better than they actually are and in which they are pretty lame. The same goes for her Bronzong. I hate that Metagross ripoff. Trying to be better by either have Fire move resistance or Ground move resistance. Piece of shit Bronzong. Other than those two the rest are phenomenal. Lucario is epicly good. Togekiss is amazing. Spiritomb is a real challenge and so is Milotic oddly. I never was a big fan of Milotic, but they are tough pokemon as they are a Gyarados counterpart.
There you go, that is my opinion. Looking forward to all of yours.
 

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Kanto:

Gym Leader) I'd have to agree, Blaine is the probably my favorite in Kanto, however, Giovanni holds a very close second. I'm not a big Fire Type fan, but Blaine personality and style are spectacular. Giovanni is a brilliant and respectable trainer as well, and I love Ground Type and think it deserves a little more justice.

Elite Four) I'd have to go with Agatha. Her team of Ghosts built from limited options and paired with the under-rated Poison Type is still strong enough to cause most trainers I know to stumble. Besides, her aura just demands respect and can even be a tad frightening, even if she is an old woman. Lorelei would be a close second, I love Ice Type and it was such a small group in Kanto that she worked miracles with what little she had.

Johto:

Gym Leader) Pryce, no doubt. I like almost all the Gym Leaders of Johto, but Pryce is easily my favorite. He has a cold and harsh demeanor, is just a cranky old man, and has a Piloswine, all of which I think is awesome.

Elite Four) With Agatha and Lorelei gone for Generation II, I'd have to say Koga steps into place. I like Weezing and Forretress a lot.

Hoenn:

Gym Leader) I like Flannery a lot but Wattson takes the cake. As a character he's very jovial, but if you ask me I think there are hints that he's borderline psycho. I respect my elders and his taste for the classic Electric Types like Magneton make me appreciate him even more.

Elite Four) No surprise here but Glacia is my favorite Elite Four of Hoenn. She's a foreigner to the land in search of getting stronger by facing a new climate, fascinating, I say. Her Glalie duo was intimidating and teamed with the Sealeos and Walrein she had an icy team based more on power and less on a powdery representation of the type. Splendid.

Sinnoh:

Gym Leader) I didn't care for Generation IV at all, call me a retro pokemon gamer, but if I had to pick I'd say Fantina. I like her approach to the Ghost Type, not being all buddy-buddy with it like some trainers, and not being all creepy and mysterious like others. Her take on representing the elegance and beauty within the Ghost Type I admire. Plus, she has a Drifblim, which is one of the few new Pokemon that I actually like.

Elite Four) Again, not a fan of the new series, but I'd probably go with Bertha. She brings a little more spotlight to the Ground Type and carries a more jovial version of Agatha's impressive aura.

That about sums it up, I basically like senior citizens with underrated type arsenals. It's an odd pattern now that I think about it, but my judgment stands. Anybody else?
 

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Kanto:

Gym Leader- Definitely Misty, mostly because of the anime. I still miss her, the only girl with Ash who could actually battle. I love Water Pokemon as well. Sabrina was also pretty ridiculous, I like her a lot.

Elite Four- Lorelei/Prima...ice types...cool :)

Johto:

Gym Leader- Jasmine or Whitney

Elite Four- Karen

Hoenn:

Gym Leader- Flannery

Elite Four- Glacia

Sinnoh:

Gym Leader- Fantina or Byron

Elite Four- Cynthia if she counts
 

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Kanto:

Gym Leader - Sabrina because she is such a bad ass,but Koga is close second because Ninja + Poison Type = WIN

Elite Four - Agatha because she has purple pokemon..


Johto

Gym Leaser - Whitney because she's so adorable

Elite Four - Koga..again

Hoenn

Gym Leader - Winona..Fortree City is the best

Elite Four - Phoebe is so cute..love her outfit

Sinnoh

Gym Leader - Volkner is so hot

Elite Four - I like Aaron,but i dont like his bug types
 

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My favorites you ask?

well for Kanto we have Blaine and Giovanni Blaine just had awesome pokemon and a cool gym :)
while Giovanni was an epic battle that lead to the downfall of team rocket (at least ti'll gold version)

for johto I'd hafta say clair I mean she had the coolest pokemon ever and it was honestly a lot harder than most of the elite four in kanto I remember I jumped for joy when I beat her...and then to top things off she tests you and makes you go get a secret HM to go fight the elite four an interesting plot twist :)

for sinnoh: Byron was amazing I love the steel type pokemon he had and it was fairly challenging without a fire type on me
as well as Volkner who was like good ole' surge but without the whole war story and was a fun battle overall :)

and for Hoenn Flannery hands down is one of my favorites she was extremely cute in the game/anime and was one helluva battle to win without a water type :)
there's also Brawley who just was a cool easy-going guy and yet another fun battle :)
and last but not least Norman not only was this guy awesome but...he's called the best gym leader out there and he only uses normal type pokemon I mean C'mon that's awesome and to top it all off he's your father to :)

as for the elite four I always will have only two favorites Bruno because he was just awesome in like every way possible even in the anime and then Lance...this guy just screamed BAD ASSNESS (pardon my french) with his selection of dragon pokemon he was easilly harder than Gary and he shows up in almost every pokemon game or there's a reference to him somewhere :D
 

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Kanto:

Gym Leader - It's a tie between Giovanni and Lt. Surge. Both are pretty badass, one's a soldier and the other is the head of a criminal organization, and both just intimidate you. It's great.

Elite Four - I'm just going to say Bruno. Poor guy was the easiest of the Kanto Elite to beat, but damn if it isn't fun. Plus he has a cool team. Fighting pokemon, yay. <3

Johto:

Gym Leader - It's a tie between Falkner and Morty. Falkner comes off as a stuck up jerk in the games for some reason, which I find very entertaining, and what can I say? I love flying pokemon. Then again, Morty's whole demeanor and laid-back attitude makes him awesome. He was one of the gym leaders in G/S/C that I really had trouble defeating.

Elite Four - Will. Just... Will.

Hoenn:

Gym Leader - Wallace or Norman here. Norman because, let's face it, he does pretty damn well with the normal type, and his whole attitude is refreshing. Wallace is fun because of his 'lover of grace!', artsy attitude. Even though I don't much like water pokemon, his battle was fun.

Elite Four - Sidney! Okay, so I might be a little biased because I love his name and his hair, but he really seems like a fun guy. Haha.

Sinnoh:

Gym Leader - I really liked Byron. He had the coolest gym and the coolest types (steel <3) plus I really like his design for some reason. Miners ftw!

Elite Four - Flint, definitely. I like his style and attitude, plus he has a bitchin' fro. (for realz) :B
 
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Kanto:
Gym Leader: Misty! Brock too
Elite Four: Blue

Johto:
Gym Leader: Clair (hot!) and Morty
Elite Four: Will

Hoenn:
Gym Leader: Tate and Liza
Elite Four: Steven

Sinnoh:
Gym Leader: Volkner, Roark, and Gardenia
Elite Four: Lucian?
 
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Kanto Gym Leaders: Misty, Lt. Surge, Sabrina, Brock
Johto Gym Leaders: Falkner, Clair, Jasmine
Hoenn Gym Leader: Flannery
Sinnoh Gym Leaders: Maylene, Gardenia, Volkner, Roark

I don't really care for any of the Elite Four members for some reason...
 

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Kanto:

Gym Leader- Giovanni...I didn't really like the other gym leaders in Kanto.

Elite Four- Agatha

Johto:

Gym Leader- Falkner <3

Elite Four- Will

Hoenn:

Gym Leader- Flannery

Elite Four- Steven and Sydney

Sinnoh:

Gym Leader- Roark

Elite Four- Aaron
 

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Kanto:
male gym leader; Koga (he's from Fuchsia City <3)
female gym leader; Erika (I like Grass-type Pokémon)
elite four member; Lorelei (LOL, I just like her name and her look)

Johto:
male gym leader; Bugsy (cool name, I guess?)
female gym leader; Clair (she's from Blackthorn City <3)
elite four member; Karen (she's different and I like different)

Hoenn:
male gym leader; Wallace (he is HOT)
female gym leader; Liza (she's got a very pretty outfit)
elite four member; Phoebe (idk...)

Sinnoh:
male gym leader; Crasher Wake (idk)
female gym leader; Fantina (no apparent reason)
elite four member; Bertha (HAHA, I don't know)

Heyyy, can we do Frontier Brains too? 8D

Hoenn:
male frontier brain; Tucker (HOTTINESS)
female frontier brain; Anabel (awesome name)

Sinnoh:
male frontier brain; Darach (yummy <3)
female frontier brain; Dahlia (nice girl LOL)
 
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Kanto: gym leader: Erika, because she is a grass trainer.
Elite four: Blue, I don't like the others there.

Johto: Gym leader: Chuck, because I hate the other gym leaders (except for
Jasmine, she's ok)
Elite four: Lance I guess, because I don't like the others.
Note: I like Janine as much as Erika, and more then Chuck, but I
wouldn't know were to place her :-/

Hoenn: Gym leader: Wallace, because he's awesome.
Elite four: Steven of course. He's the coolest one in the category
gym leader/elite four. I like this leaugue's people in general.

Sinnoh: Gym leader: Candice definetly, because she is cute. Gardenia gets
second place because she's pretty cute too, Roark looks funny too.
Elite four: Lucian. He is pretty cold, but he's cool.

Orre :p Gym leader: because he's the only gym leader, and funny."
Elite four: actually there is none, but I really like Evice as
final boss.
 

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Kanto:
Gymleader: Sabrina, she is major kick ass.
Elite 4: Lance is da best.

Johto:
Gymleader: Clair, the hardest Gym Leader ever.
Elite 4:Lance is da best.

Hoenn:
Gymleader: Tate and Liza, they were something new and different and a good challenge
Elite Four: Steven, he was cool and a very tough battler.

Sinnoh:
Gymleader: Candice, she is so hot, I want to bang her so bad.
Elite Four:Cynthia the most amazing trainer ever.
 

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Kanto

Gym Leader Male: Giovanni (bad guys are cool)
Gym Leader Female: Misty (she's awesome)
Elite 4: Gary he was really tough!

Johto

Gym Leader Male: Morty
Gym Leader Female: Dragon user (forgot her name leader of Blackthorn)
Elite 4: Lance he is awesome! And he has Charizard!!!

Hoenn

Gym Leader: Tate and Liza (because they were extremely tough in Emerald)
Elite 4: Wallace (he has good battle music)

Sinnoh

Gym Leader Male: Volkner (he's handsome)
Gym Leader Female: Candice (harsh environment makes her awesome!)
Elite 4: Flint (has funny animation in Platinum cheesy smile!)
 

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Kanto:Sabrina, awesome female and Giovanni for upre male win

E4: Probably Agatha, I found her hard to beat and she had that kinda "Dark, tough" appeal or something

Johto: Don't really know, never played those games, will figure out when I play HGSS

Hoenn: Flannery and Norman (Like how the gym was different than usual as it used counter methods and normal pokemon)

E4: Glacia (Guess I like ice types and she had good ones) and Steven, I found him hard to beat at time and I won first time my my Sceptile running out of PP and struggling metagross to faint.

Sinnoh: Byron or Volkner
E4: Lucian (Kind has a cool feel for a psychic member of E4) and Ronald McFlint lol, maybe cause I like fire types and he has funny animations and looks.
 

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I've seen a thread like thread before so I'll copy/paste most of it.

Gym leaders:

Kanto:
Misty because she was funny. Seeing her with her mystery lover and her whole attitude was amusing. I didn't really connect with any of the Kanto gym leaders much though.

Johto:
Definitely Jasmine. She's tied for my top two favorites. I can relate to her a lot. There just aren't enough female Steel type trainers. Plus, she's got a kind heart. Top that off with cool hair and a sweet appearance that contrasts her Pokémon and you have a great gym leader.

Hoenn:
Wallace. He was really cool and showy. Hoenn is one of the few regions where I have no difficulty remembering all the gym leaders. His gym's challenge was fun and he was a coordinator.

Sinnoh:
Volkner! Or Volkie as I like to call him. He's tied for my favorite. Personality wise he's head and shoulders above the other Sinnoh gym leaders. He's got a great jacket and story. His gym's challenge is fun too.

Favorite E4 member...
It's Glacia. Pretty and has great Pokémon. 'Nuff said.
 

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Giovanni/Sabrina, Blue.
Bugsy/Clair, Lance.
Tate&Liza, Steven.
Volkner, Aaron.
 

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Kanto Gym Leaders

1. Misty: I have deep respect for her in the games, Anime, and Manga. A true blue water specialists with excellent style and deep love for water-types. She's too cute!
2. Sabrina: totally awesome with her psychic abilities. Definitely a mysterious beauty.
3. Erika: a nature-loving princess!!!

Basically, I love all the Kanto Gym Leaders. They're my favorites among all the Gym Leaders.

Elite Four: Lorelei and Lance are my favorites ever!!!

Johto League Gym Leaders

Falkner, Jasmine, Morty, Clair

Elite Four: Karen and Koga

Hoenn League Gym Leaders

Let's see... I'm not really fond of this league. They're just easy picking for me. But I still like Wattson, Wallace, and Winona.

Steven is so hot!!! Love him!

In Sinnoh, the only Gym Leader I'm fond of is Volkner!!!
 

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Kanto Gym Leader- Blaine
Kanto E4- Blue
Johto Gym Leader- Jasmine
Johto E4- Lance
Hoenn Gym Leader- Flannery
Hoenn E4- Steven (R/S)
Sinnoh Gym Leader- Volkner
Sinnoh E4- Cynthia
 

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Kanto:

Gym Leader- I'm going to say Misty. She's awesome, and I love water types.

Elite Four- Lorelei. I liked her cool attitude, and Ice Types are love.

Johto:

Gym Leader- Jasmine, mainly because she's pretty, and has an Ampharos XD

Elite Four- Karen...dark types!

Hoenn:

Gym Leader- Winona

Elite Four- Steven

Sinnoh:

Gym Leader- Maylene, cuz she's too cool for shoes.

Elite Four- Flint

And I always thought Bugsy was a girl. Oops. ><
 
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