PokéManiac (Japanese: かいじゅうマニア Monster Maniac) is a Trainer Class introduced in Generation I.
They first appeared as strange boys wearing trench coats or cloaks with long hair covering half of their face. In Generation III and beyond, they are Pokémon cosplayers dressed like Charizard or Tyranitar. Bill is said to be a PokéManiac.
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- In Pokémon Stadium 2, the PokéManiacs seem to wear trench coats instead of cloaks. Since all Trainer appearances are based on the sprites of Gold, Silver and Crystal, this is the only Trainer Class not to have his appearance based on his appearance in the Generation II games.
- The Generation III sprites somewhat resembles Scraggy's shed skin.