Scientist-M XY

Male scientist in Pokémon: X & Y

Scientist-F XY

Female scientist in Pokémon: X & Y

Scientist is a trainer class introduced in Generation I. It features a trainer with a lab coat and glasses on. They are often aligned with evil teams if discovered in their hideout. They usually use Pokémon with no gender and inorganic Pokémon. Scientists also are used as researchers. As of Generation V, female Scientists were introduced.

In Pokémon Black and White, they use Battle Items at the beginnings of their battles. They have a very similar appearance to Collectors and Super Nerds. Interestingly, they are not found in Hoenn.


RB Battle Sprite

GSC Battle Sprite

FRLG Battle Sprite

DPPt/HGSS Battle Sprite

HGSS Battle Sprite

BW Male Battle Sprite

BW Female Battle Sprite








  • Scientists usually cooperate with evil teams.
  • In Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver, scientists use a different sprite from what they use in the Battle Frontier.
  • The Scientists in the Battle Frontier in Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver use the same sprite as they do in Pokémon Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum.
  • The Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver sprite is the only sprite showing Scientists holding a vial besides the one in Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen.
  • Female Scientists bear a similar appearance to Fennel.
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