Red (Japanese and English)
The protagonist male Trainer from Kanto in Pokémon media.
- red_(pokemon) pokemon_rgby
- His original appearance, as the male playable character in RGBY.
- He also appears as the last boss in GSC, see "Pokemon - Red at Mt. Silver" below for details.
- red_(pokemon) pokemon_frlg
- His appearance in the remake, as the male playable character in RGBY.
- His female counterpart, only in the remake, is Green, aka Leaf.
- He also appears as the last boss in HGSS, see "Pokemon - Red at Mt. Silver" below for details.
- pool #4149 ("Pokemon - Red at Mt. Silver")
- Secret boss in GSC/HGSS, named Red.
- In GSC, he is depicted with his original design from RGBY.
- In HGSS, he is depicted with his new design from FRLG.
- The search red_(pokemon) pokemon_gsc technically works, but most resulting images are merely of him together with GSC characters.
- red_(pokemon) pokemon_sm
- In SM and USUM, he is an adult and appears alongside an equally aged Blue Oak. Both are fightable champions in the Battle Tree.
- Bears a heavy resemblance to Kuujou Joutarou and Kenshirou.
- Related search: red_(pokemon) older.
- Common characteristics of Red in all games:
- The player can type whatever name they want for the character. Additionally, 20+ default names are available, depending on the games.
- He is persistently silent, not only as a player character, but also as the GSC/HGSS boss, and as an adult man in SM/USUM. He looks serious and confident in his official trainer sprites. Similarly, he is typically displayed as stoic and quiet in fanart.
- red_(pokemon) /ssbb
- Playable character, with the generic name "Pokémon Trainer", in Super Smash Bros. Brawl. He is depicted as red_(pokemon) pokemon_frlg.
- A common fandom depiction as a teenaged, stoic individual. He is depicted as red_(pokemon) pokemon_rgby.
- red_(pokemon) twitch_plays_pokemon
- Protagonist of the Red run of the Let's Play Twitch Plays Pokémon. Typically has a paranoid or possessed personality. He is depicted as both red_(pokemon) pokemon_rgby and red_(pokemon) pokemon_frlg.
- red_(pokemon) pokemon_adventures
- A protagonist in the RGB chapter and the FRLG chapter of the manga Pocket Monsters SPECIAL.
- He is identified by the spiky bangs in front of his hat and sunnier disposition.
See also red_(pokemon)_(cosplay) for other people dressed as Red.
Counterparts in other continuities
- ash ketchum
- (don't use red_(pokemon) or Drew) Shuu, the protagonist of Pokemon Gotta Catch 'Em All based on Red.
- (don't use red_(pokemon)) Akai Isamu, the protagonist of the Pocket Monsters manga based on Red. Identified by his generally spikier hair protruding from both sides.
- ash_ketchum pokemon:_the_electric_tale_of_pikachu
He wears an open jacket with short white sleeves and has a noticeably different hat with a rectangular white panel (which may or may not have an earth badge on it) instead of one with a Pokeball logo on it.
An older version of Red from FRLG.
Red's Pokémon (GSC/HGSS)
- Espeon (GSC only)
- Lapras (HGSS only)
Red's Pokémon (SSBB)
Red's Pokémon (SPECIAL)
- Aerodactyl (Pute, "Aero")
- Bulbasaur → Ivysaur → Venusaur ↔ Mega Venusaur (Fusshii, "Saur")
- Eevee → Espeon (Vui, "Vee")
- Gyarados (Gyara)
- Mewtwo (Temporary)
- Pikachu (Pika)
- Poliwag → Poliwhirl → Poliwrath (Nyoro, "Poli")
- Snorlax (Gon, "Lax")
- backpack/vs_seeker (he wears a backpack, in all main games; a Vs Seeker can be seen in the remakes)
- baseball_cap/backwards_hat/no_hat (he wears a baseball cap, sometimes backwards; when it is absent, no_hat applies)
- black_gloves/fingerless_gloves/wristband (black fingerless gloves in the classic games, wristband in the remakes)
- black_eyes/brown_eyes/red_eyes (the eye color changes from author to author)
- dual_persona/multiple_persona (when multiple Reds appear)
- expressionless/serious (his typical demeanor in the games)