Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Gym Leader Iono revealed

By Melany Moncada


Oct 14, 2022

Reading time: 2 min

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet have introduced a new Gym Leader, the electric streamer-themed Iono.

The highly anticipated Pokémon Scarlet and Violet keep revealing new content about the Paldea region and its habitants. In the most recent trailer, players got to meet Iono.

Who is Iono?

Iono is the leader of Levincia’s gym where she trains Electric-type Pokémon. Iono is a streamer and influencer in Paldea with thousands of followers and fans. Iono dresses with a combination of yellow, lilac, and blue with hair accessories that resemble a pair of Magnemite.

Iono Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

In the trailer, Iono invites people to guess, who’s her Pokémon pal? She describes it as squishy with an “easygoing vibe”. According to Iono, a cute Pokémon with two lumps on its head that get mistaken for eyes. She goes on to describe its power. This Pokémon’s body expands and contracts to generate electricity in its belly. This will be, without a doubt, a never seen before Pokémon.

 All Scarlet and Violet gym leaders revealed so far

So far, Pokémon Scarlet and Violet has introduced three Gym Leaders including Iono as well as the Champion of the Pokémon League.

The first Gym Leader is Grusha from the Glaseado Gym, he’s an Ice type trainer. Grusha’s Pokémon Pal is Cetitan, an Ice type Pokémon originally from the Paldea region.

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Brassius was revealed in another trailer. He’s the Gym Leader from the Artazon town and utilizes Grass type Pokémon. This Gym Leader judges the aesthetic decisions of the trainers that face him and consider that Pokémon battle is a work of art. Brassius’ Pokémon pal is yet to be revealed.

Brassius Grass type gym leader Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Geeta is the Champion and Chairwoman of the Pokémon League. Geeta is on the lookout for new talent in the Paldea region and is constantly putting trainers to the test.

For the first time, there is not a set order for the gyms. Trainers can choose what town to visit first and how to best approach the challenge of becoming a Champion-ranked trainer.

Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet will be released on November 18.