Elite Four

Once you have collected all 8 Gym Badges, you can go to the Pokémon League and face the Elite Four and Champion. These trainers are tougher than the usual trainers and even contain competitively focused strategies, movesets and stats. This page is to detail all the Elite Four and their Pokémon.

Elite Four - Aaron

Gym Leader: Aaron
Specialty: Bug-type

The first Elite Four member is Aaron who wishes to show the Bug-type Pokémon his true strengths

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Elite Four Aaron DustoxBeautiflyVespiquenHeracrossDrapion
Battle Type

Items
Level 53Level 53Level 54Level 54Level 57

Shield Dust

Swarm

Unnerve

Guts

Sniper
Attacks:
Toxic
Bug Buzz
Moonlight
Light Screen
Attacks:
Bug Buzz
Shadow Ball
Psychic
Quiver Dance
Attacks:
Acrobatics
Attack Order
Aerial Ace
Defend Order
Attacks:
Earthquake
Rock Slide
Facade
Brick Break
Attacks:
Cross Poison
Night Slash
Earthquake
X-Scissor
Hold Item:

Black Sludge
Hold Item:

Wise Glasses
Hold Item:

Sitrus Berry
Hold Item:

Flame Orb
Hold Item:

Scope Lens
Nature:
Bold
Nature:
Modest
Nature:
Adamant
Nature:
Jolly
Nature:
Jolly
Elite Four Aaron

Elite Four - Bertha

Gym Leader: Bertha
Specialty: Ground-type

The second Elite Four member is the Ground-type focused Bertha who wants to see a tough battle

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Elite Four Bertha QuagsireSudowoodoGolemWhiscashHippowdon
Battle Type

Items
Level 55Level 56Level 56Level 55Level 59

Water Absorb

Rock Head

Sturdy

Hydration

Sand Stream
Attacks:
Recover
Toxic
Earthquake
Surf
Attacks:
Double-Edge
Head Smash
Sucker Punch
Low Kick
Attacks:
Rock Polish
Heavy Slam
Earthquake
Stone Edge
Attacks:
Bulldoze
Ice Beam
Belch
Hydro Pump
Attacks:
Ice Fang
Earthquake
Crunch
Rest
Hold Item:

Leftovers
Hold Item:

Sitrus Berry
Hold Item:

Soft Sand
Hold Item:

Rindo Berry
Hold Item:

Chesto Berry
Nature:
Impish
Nature:
Adamant
Nature:
Jolly
Nature:
Modest
Nature:
Adamant
Elite Four Bertha

Elite Four - Flint

Gym Leader: Flint
Specialty: Fire-type

The third Elite Four member is the Fire-type move focused Flint. While he doesn't use many Fire-type Pokémon here, he uses the Fire-type moves in his strategies

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Elite Four Flint RapidashSteelixDrifblimLopunnyInfernape
Battle Type

Items
Level 58Level 57Level 58Level 57Level 61

Flame Body

Sheer Force

Unburden

Cute Charm

Iron Fist
Attacks:
Flame Charge
Iron Tail
Poison Jab
Hypnosis
Attacks:
Thunder Fang
Fire Fang
Iron Tail
Crunch
Attacks:
Strength Sap
Minimize
Baton Pass
Will-O-Wisp
Attacks:
Mirror Coat
High Jump Kick
Quick Attack
Fire Punch
Attacks:
Fire Punch
Thunder Punch
Close Combat
Mach Punch
Hold Item:

Wide Lens
Hold Item:

Life Orb
Hold Item:

Sitrus Berry
Hold Item:

Leftovers
Hold Item:

Focus Sash
Nature:
Jolly
Nature:
Adamant
Nature:
Timid
Nature:
Jolly
Nature:
Jolly
Elite Four Flint

Elite Four - Lucian

Gym Leader: Lucian
Specialty: Psychic-type

The final member of the Elite Four is the Psychic-type focused Lucian who is impressed by how far you have come

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Elite Four Lucian Mr. MimeGirafarigMedichamAlakazamBronzong
Battle Type

Items
Level 59Level 59Level 60Level 60Level 63

Filter

Sap Sipper

Pure Power

Magic Guard

Levitate
Attacks:
Light Screen
Reflect
Psychic
Dazzling Gleam
Attacks:
Light Screen
Psychic
Thunderbolt
Trick Room
Attacks:
Zen Headbutt
High Jump Kick
Thunder Punch
Ice Punch
Attacks:
Nasty Plot
Psychic
Future Sight
Shock Wave
Attacks:
Gyro Ball
Earthquake
Payback
Trick Room
Hold Item:

Light Clay
Hold Item:

Mental Herb
Hold Item:

Muscle Band
Hold Item:

Life Orb
Hold Item:

Sitrus Berry
Nature:
Bold
Nature:
Calm
Nature:
Brave
Nature:
Timid
Nature:
Brave
Elite Four Lucian

Champion Cynthia

Gym Leader: Cynthia
Specialty: No Speciality

The Champion of the region is Cynthia, the trainer you encountered several times through your journey through Sinnoh. Her team has no major focus and is designed to withstand and dish out a lot of damage

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Champion Cynthia SpiritombRoseradeGastrodonLucarioMiloticGarchomp
Battle Type

Items
Level 61Level 60Level 60Level 63Level 63Level 66

Pressure

Poison Point

Storm Drain

Inner Focus

Marvel Scale

Rough Skin
Attacks:
Shadow Ball
Dark Pulse
Psychic
Sucker Punch
Attacks:
Dazzling Gleam
Shadow Ball
Sludge Bomb
Energy Ball
Attacks:
Scald
Earthquake
Sludge Bomb
Rock Tomb
Attacks:
Aura Sphere
Dragon Pulse
Flash Cannon
Nasty Plot
Attacks:
Recover
Mirror Coat
Ice Beam
Scald
Attacks:
Dragon Claw
Earthquake
Swords Dance
Poison Jab
Hold Item:

Sitrus Berry
Hold Item:

Expert Belt
Hold Item:

Leftovers
Hold Item:

Wise Glasses
Hold Item:

Flame Orb
Hold Item:

Yache Berry
Nature:
Quiet
Nature:
Timid
Nature:
Relaxed
Nature:
Timid
Nature:
Bold
Nature:
Jolly
Champion Cynthia

Rematches

After you have defeated the Elite Four for a first time you'll be able to rebattle the Elite Four, this time with bigger and improved teams. The teams will then increase in level again and add more Pokémon from the National Pokédex.

Elite Four - Aaron

Gym Leader: Aaron
Specialty: Bug-type

Aaron is the Elite Four member who doesn't really shake his team up too much. He introduces Yanmega and Scizor while removing Beautifly and Dustox to give some harder damage inflicting power. In the stronger rematch, he also adds the Ground/Dragon-type Pokémon, Flygon

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Elite Four Aaron YanmegaScizorVespiquenHeracrossDrapion
Battle Type

Items
Level 65Level 65Level 66Level 67Level 69

Speed Boost

Technician

Unnerve

Guts

Sniper
Attacks:
Bug Buzz
Air Slash
Detect
Ancient Power
Attacks:
Bullet Punch
X-Scissor
Night Slash
Swords Dance
Attacks:
Power Gem
Attack Order
Aerial Ace
Defend Order
Attacks:
Earthquake
Rock Slide
Facade
Close Combat
Attacks:
Cross Poison
Night Slash
Earthquake
X-Scissor
Hold Item:

Wise Glasses
Hold Item:

Occa Berry
Hold Item:

Sitrus Berry
Hold Item:

Flame Orb
Hold Item:

Scope Lens
Nature:
Timid
Nature:
Adamant
Nature:
Adamant
Nature:
Jolly
Nature:
Jolly
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Elite Four Aaron YanmegaScizorVespiquenHeracrossFlygonDrapion
Battle Type

Items
Level 75Level 75Level 77Level 77Level 75Level 79

Speed Boost

Technician

Unnerve

Guts

Levitate

Sniper
Attacks:
Bug Buzz
Air Slash
Detect
Ancient Power
Attacks:
Bullet Punch
X-Scissor
Night Slash
Swords Dance
Attacks:
Power Gem
Attack Order
Aerial Ace
Defend Order
Attacks:
Earthquake
Rock Slide
Facade
Close Combat
Attacks:
Dragon Pulse
Earth Power
Boomburst
Bug Buzz
Attacks:
Cross Poison
Night Slash
Earthquake
X-Scissor
Hold Item:

Wise Glasses
Hold Item:

Occa Berry
Hold Item:

Sitrus Berry
Hold Item:

Flame Orb
Hold Item:

Wise Glasses
Hold Item:

Scope Lens
Nature:
Timid
Nature:
Adamant
Nature:
Adamant
Nature:
Jolly
Nature:
Modest
Nature:
Jolly
Elite Four Aaron

Elite Four - Bertha

Gym Leader: Bertha
Specialty: Ground-type

Bertha's team doesn't change that much, with Sudowoodo being replaced by Gliscor and Quagsire by Rhyperior. This team gets even touger with Mamoswine added, and Nidoking replacing Golem in the stronger match, bringing coverage to take out Grass-types and Water-types

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Elite Four Bertha WhiscashGliscorGolemHippowdonRhyperior
Battle Type

Items
Level 66Level 69Level 68Level 68Level 71

Hydration

Hyper Cutter

Sturdy

Sand Stream

Solid Rock
Attacks:
Earthquake
Ice Beam
Scald
Zen Headbutt
Attacks:
Earthquake
Thunder Fang
Guillotine
X-Scissor
Attacks:
Rock Polish
Heavy Slam
Earthquake
Stone Edge
Attacks:
Ice Fang
Earthquake
Crunch
Rest
Attacks:
Earthquake
Rock Wrecker
Megahorn
Thunder Fang
Hold Item:

Rindo Berry
Hold Item:

Sitrus Berry
Hold Item:

Soft Sand
Hold Item:

Chesto Berry
Hold Item:

Muscle Band
Nature:
Brave
Nature:
Adamant
Nature:
Jolly
Nature:
Adamant
Nature:
Adamant
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Elite Four Bertha WhiscashGliscorNidokingHippowdonMamoswineRhyperior
Battle Type

Items
Level 76Level 79Level 78Level 78Level 78Level 81

Hydration

Hyper Cutter

Sheer Force

Sand Stream

Thick Fat

Solid Rock
Attacks:
Earthquake
Ice Beam
Scald
Zen Headbutt
Attacks:
Earthquake
Thunder Fang
Guillotine
X-Scissor
Attacks:
Sludge Bomb
Earth Power
Thunderbolt
Ice Beam
Attacks:
Ice Fang
Earthquake
Crunch
Rest
Attacks:
Earthquake
Icicle Spear
Ice Shard
Double-Edge
Attacks:
Earthquake
Rock Wrecker
Megahorn
Thunder Fang
Hold Item:

Rindo Berry
Hold Item:

Sitrus Berry
Hold Item:

Life Orb
Hold Item:

Chesto Berry
Hold Item:

Never-Melt Ice
Hold Item:

Muscle Band
Nature:
Brave
Nature:
Adamant
Nature:
Modest
Nature:
Adamant
Nature:
Adamant
Nature:
Adamant
Elite Four Bertha

Elite Four - Flint

Gym Leader: Flint
Specialty: Fire-type

Flint's team went through a massive overhaul with the rematch, becoming a pure Fire-type team. It is further improved with Ninetales in the second rematch team

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Elite Four Flint HoundoomFlareonRapidashInfernapeMagmortar
Battle Type

Items
Level 68Level 71Level 69Level 71Level 73

Unnerve

Flash Fire

Flame Body

Iron Fist

Flame Body
Attacks:
Flamethrower
Dark Pulse
Destiny Bond
Nasty Plot
Attacks:
Flare Blitz
Flail
Will-O-Wisp
Quick Attack
Attacks:
Flare Blitz
Iron Tail
Poison Jab
Hypnosis
Attacks:
Fire Punch
Thunder Punch
Close Combat
Mach Punch
Attacks:
Fire Blast
Thunderbolt
Focus Blast
Psychic
Hold Item:

Wise Glasses
Hold Item:

Sitrus Berry
Hold Item:

Wide Lens
Hold Item:

Focus Sash
Hold Item:

Lum Berry
Nature:
Modest
Nature:
Adamant
Nature:
Jolly
Nature:
Jolly
Nature:
Modest
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Elite Four Flint NinetalesHoundoomRapidashInfernapeArcanineMagmortar
Battle Type

Items
Level 78Level 78Level 79Level 81Level 81Level 83

Drought

Unnerve

Flame Body

Iron Fist

Intimidate

Flame Body
Attacks:
Flamethrower
Solar Beam
Hypnosis
Nasty Plot
Attacks:
Flamethrower
Dark Pulse
Destiny Bond
Nasty Plot
Attacks:
Flare Blitz
Iron Tail
Poison Jab
Hypnosis
Attacks:
Fire Punch
Thunder Punch
Close Combat
Mach Punch
Attacks:
Flare Blitz
Play Rough
Close Combat
Extreme Speed
Attacks:
Fire Blast
Thunderbolt
Focus Blast
Psychic
Hold Item:

Heat Rock
Hold Item:

Wise Glasses
Hold Item:

Wide Lens
Hold Item:

Focus Sash
Hold Item:

Shuca Berry
Hold Item:

Sitrus Berry
Nature:
Timid
Nature:
Modest
Nature:
Jolly
Nature:
Jolly
Nature:
Jolly
Nature:
Modest
Elite Four Flint

Elite Four - Lucian

Gym Leader: Lucian
Specialty: Psychic-type

Lucian's team gets some more National Pokédex focused PSychic-type Pokémon in the rematches, designed to counter various weaknesses.

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Elite Four Lucian Mr. MimeEspeonBronzongAlakazamGallade
Battle Type

Items
Level 69Level 71Level 70Level 72Level 75

Filter

Magic Bounce

Levitate

Magic Guard

Justified
Attacks:
Light Screen
Reflect
Psychic
Dazzling Gleam
Attacks:
Psychic
Dazzling Gleam
Shadow Ball
Light Screen
Attacks:
Gyro Ball
Earthquake
Payback
Rock Slide
Attacks:
Nasty Plot
Psychic
Dazzling Gleam
Shock Wave
Attacks:
Close Combat
Psycho Cut
Poison Jab
Shadow Sneak
Hold Item:

Light Clay
Hold Item:

Mental Herb
Hold Item:

Muscle Band
Hold Item:

Life Orb
Hold Item:

Sitrus Berry
Nature:
Bold
Nature:
Timid
Nature:
Brave
Nature:
Timid
Nature:
Jolly
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Elite Four Lucaian Mr. MimeEspeonBronzongAlakazamSlowbroGallade
Battle Type

Items
Level 79Level 81Level 80Level 82Level 82Level 85

Filter

Magic Bounce

Levitate

Magic Guard

Regenerator

Justified
Attacks:
Light Screen
Reflect
Psychic
Dazzling Gleam
Attacks:
Psychic
Dazzling Gleam
Shadow Ball
Light Screen
Attacks:
Gyro Ball
Earthquake
Payback
Rock Slide
Attacks:
Nasty Plot
Psychic
Dazzling Gleam
Shock Wave
Attacks:
Scald
Psychic
Flamethrower
Slack Off
Attacks:
Close Combat
Psycho Cut
Poison Jab
Shadow Sneak
Hold Item:

Light Clay
Hold Item:

Mental Herb
Hold Item:

Muscle Band
Hold Item:

Life Orb
Hold Item:

Leftovers
Hold Item:

Sitrus Berry
Nature:
Bold
Nature:
Timid
Nature:
Brave
Nature:
Timid
Nature:
Bold
Nature:
Jolly
Elite Four Lucian

Champion Cynthia

Gym Leader: Cynthia
Specialty: No Speciality

Cynthia's team doesn't change much in the rematch, with various similar strategies being taken. Gastrodon is first replaced by Togekiss, and then Roserade by Porygon-Z in order to create a massively powerful team that can cover pretty much any team.

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Champion Cynthia SpiritombRoseradeTogekissLucarioMiloticGarchomp
Battle Type

Items
Level 74Level 74Level 76Level 76Level 74Level 78

Pressure

Poison Point

Serene Grace

Inner Focus

Marvel Scale

Rough Skin
Attacks:
Shadow Ball
Dark Pulse
Will-O-Wisp
Sucker Punch
Attacks:
Dazzling Gleam
Shadow Ball
Sludge Bomb
Energy Ball
Attacks:
Air Slash
Dazzling Gleam
Aura Sphere
Thunder Wave
Attacks:
Aura Sphere
Dragon Pulse
Flash Cannon
Psychic
Attacks:
Recover
Mirror Coat
Ice Beam
Scald
Attacks:
Dragon Claw
Earthquake
Swords Dance
Poison Jab
Hold Item:

Sitrus Berry
Hold Item:

Expert Belt
Hold Item:

Leftovers
Hold Item:

Wise Glasses
Hold Item:

Flame Orb
Hold Item:

Yache Berry
Nature:
Quiet
Nature:
Timid
Nature:
Timid
Nature:
Timid
Nature:
Bold
Nature:
Jolly
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Champion Cynthia SpiritombPorygon-ZTogekissLucarioMiloticGarchomp
Battle Type

Items
Level 84Level 85Level 86Level 86Level 84Level 88

Pressure

Adaptability

Serene Grace

Inner Focus

Marvel Scale

Rough Skin
Attacks:
Shadow Ball
Dark Pulse
Will-O-Wisp
Sucker Punch
Attacks:
Hyper Beam
Shadow Ball
Ice Beam
Thunderbolt
Attacks:
Air Slash
Dazzling Gleam
Aura Sphere
Thunder Wave
Attacks:
Close Combat
Meteor Mash
Earthquake
Extreme Speed
Attacks:
Recover
Mirror Coat
Ice Beam
Scald
Attacks:
Dragon Claw
Earthquake
Swords Dance
Poison Jab
Hold Item:

Sitrus Berry
Hold Item:

Expert Belt
Hold Item:

Leftovers
Hold Item:

Focus Sash
Hold Item:

Flame Orb
Hold Item:

Yache Berry
Nature:
Quiet
Nature:
Timid
Nature:
Timid
Nature:
Jolly
Nature:
Bold
Nature:
Jolly
Champion Cynthia