They first appeared as strange boys wearing trench coats or cloaks with long hair covering half of their face. Since Generation III, they are Pokémon cosplayers dressed like Charizard, Tyranitar, or Slowpoke. Bill is said to be a Poké Maniac.
|RB Battle Sprite||
||GSC Battle Sprite||
||RSE Battle Sprite||
||FRLG Battle Sprite||
||HGSS Battle Sprite|
- 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.