Category Archives: East 2015 Leaders

Thank You!



We wanted to highlight a few special groups and individuals for their continued support of the PAX Pokemon League!

3714918256_76da0990bb has been a large supporter of us ever since we started doing raffles. They have supplied us with quality prizes each year since 2014!

Please check them out for unique twists on classic favorites in t-shirts, posters, plushies, and more!


Without Al Basler , we really wouldn’t look as good as we do. Business cards, trainer cards, and championship certificates have all been generously donated by him and his company!

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One of our own PAX Pokemon organizers, Kim Swanner not only devotes a lot of time as the PAX Pokemon Art Director and East Gym Leader illustrator,  but also donated a lot of the prizes for this year’s raffle!

Check out her site and her etsy!

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Laura Wilson, one of the many artists at Fangamer, also devoted a lot of her personal time again this year to help make sure the leader art was vibrantly colored!

Check out her work at her site and at Fangamer!

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Kristina (cocowoushi) has been a regular inks artist for the PAX Pokemon League!

Her work is fantastic, and you should check it out!

Also a huge thanks to all of our gym leaders!

We wouldn’t have a pokemon league without you all!

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Your Champion: W.P. Bell!


CHAMPION: W. P. Bell, the Power Hungry Plant!


Trainer’s Pokémon: LEAFY GREENS

Parasite Prize Badge

This is it! The final battle!

Take down the Champion to earn eternal glory in the Hall of Fame!

Anyone who defeats the champion will get a certificate declaring them Champion of the East 2015 PAX Pokémon League!

And a lucky first 12 will get one of these super awesome mini PAX Pokémon towels!


Snivy not included. 😉


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The Elite Seven!


Elite Seven Member: Emre, the Master of Fear!


     Strategy: Immobilize the opponent with fear and overpower them with my ghost type Pokémon
Trainer’s Pokémon: Pokémon that haunt your souls.
Trainer’s Message: You need to face your fear and strike them down in order to obtain the Dread Emblem!

Dread Badge


Elite Seven Member: Chris, the Pro-Bending Ace!


Strategy: Work as a team to secure the win
Trainer’s Pokémon: The best Benders around
Trainer’s Message: I’m aiming for the Championship!

Championship BadgeKnock Chris out of the ring to earn the Championship Emblem!


Elite Seven Member: Sorra Fortuna and Dustin DeValle, the Parched Pirates!

Sorra and Dustin

     Strategy: Bending the sea of sands to our will!
Trainer’s Pokémon: Unbowed by the raging sands!
Trainer’s Message: Sailing the sea is too easy-can you outmaneuver us in our new element?

Sandstorm Badge Show your stormy grit to earn the Sandstorm Emblem!


Elite Seven Member: Revan, Master of the Force!


Strategy: Harness the power of both sides of the force!
Trainer’s Pokemon: A mystery…
Trainer’s Message: Face a coin to decide if you must give into your hatred or stand with the Light!

Grey BadgeCause a great disturbance in the force to receive the Grey Emblem!


Elite Seven Member: Stinky Stella, the Seneschal of Smell!


 Strategy: Mastery of the power of smell.
Trainer’s Pokémon: Garabage, flowers, chocolate, gas; I love smell, no mater where it comes from!
Trainer’s Message: Who among you is up to snuff?

Aromatic BadgeCan you wade through the odors and win the Aromatic Emblem?


Elite Seven Member: Masdrex, the Majestic PokéKing!


     Strategy: Test the valiance of an enemy, then reveal sheer divination!
Trainer’s Pokémon: Only those who are bestowed with the proper title!
Trainer’s Message: I am chosen by Arceus Itself, so just who are you?

Royal Badge

Knock off Masdrex’s crown to inherit the Royal Emblem!


Elite Seven Member: Gwen, the Maester of Westeros!


     Strategy: Don’t expect the same team twice!
Trainer’s Pokémon: My team represents the Kings and Queens of Westeros.
Trainer’s Message: I am of the Order of Maesters, a group of scholars, healers, and seekers of intellectual pursuits. Our battle will teach you about the War of the Five Kings!

Iron Throne Badge Defeat Gwen’s team of royalty and earn the right to bear the Iron Throne Emblem!


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Leaders: Erkenhelm, Franziska, and Marlin!


Leader: Erkenhelm, the Silver Dragon!


Strategy: Battle with the ferocity of the dragons of Middle-earth.
Trainer’s Pokémon: Every Pokémon represents a character from the history of Middle-earth.
Trainer’s Message: I battle with the honor of the Rohirrim and the favor of King Elessar.

One Badge

Overcome the history of Middle-earth to defeat Erkenhelm and claim the One Badge to rule them all!


Leader: Franziska von Karma, the Perfect Prosecutor!


Strategy: A von Karma is someone who is destined to be perfect!
Trainer’s Pokémon: I’ve chosen my team to represent those who have challenged me in the courtroom.
Trainer’s Message: Only a foolish fool could even consider challenging me.

Prosecutor's Badge She’s unbeatable in court, but can you defeat Franziska and win your own Prosecutor’s Badge*?
*Badge does not allow you to practice law.


Leader: Marlin, the Sea-Monster Maniac!


Strategy: I’ll power up and drench you!
Trainer’s Pokémon: I only use powerful Pokémon lurking in and around the sea!
Trainer’s Message: I have been looking at the bottom of the ocean for the ultimate Sea Monster, Kyogre. 

Depth Badge

Sink Marlin’s team to earn the Depth Badge!


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Leaders: Rillian, Katrina, and Alexander!


Leader: Rillian, the Prehistoric Researcher!


Strategy: I bring the ferocity of the ancient world to my opponents!
Trainer’s Pokémon: I restored them myself!
Trainer’s Message: I run the Jurassic Pokepark after the Isla Nublar incident.

Jurassic Badge

Push Rillian to the brink of extinction to earn the Jurassic Badge!


Leader: Katrina, the Good-Natured Collector!


Strategy: Be versatile!
Trainer’s Pokémon: Buddies from my collection!
Trainer’s Message: My Pokémon are anything but ordinary!

Simple Badge Simply emerge victorious to earn the Simple Badge!


Leader: Alexander, the Emerald Knight!


Strategy: Teamwork is the key to victory!
Trainer’s Pokémon: Determination is the spirit of my green Pokémon!
Trainer’s Message: Whether it’s fighting crime, playing a sport, or battling Pokémon, it’s all about working together to accomplish your goals!

Emerald Badge Show Alexander your team’s spirit and you can score the Emerald Badge!


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Leaders: Kite, Rosalind & Robert, and Dr. Ian


Leader: Kite, the High-Flying Falconer!


     Strategy: My move choices may ruffle a few feathers.
Trainer’s Pokémon: Anything and everything with wings.
Trainer’s Message: If you can beat me without getting your wings clipped, you’ll have earned yourself the Talon Badge!

Talon Badge


Leader: Rosalind and Robert Lutece, the Impossible Twins!


Strategy: Purely experimental, we do not care if we win or lose, simply if it changes or remains a constant.
Trainer’s Pokémon: We have interest in Pokémon whose appearance differs depending on different variables, such as gender.
Trainer’s Message: Battle, battled, will battle. This is our first encounter… from your perspective. 

Infinite BadgeInfinite2 Badge

Will you be able to win the Infinite Badge in this timeline?


Leader: Dr. Ian Attor, the Adventurous Pharmacist!


     Strategy: I find one focus of each of my Pokémon, either offense or defense, and train them to be the master of their craft and earn their degree.
Trainer’s Pokémon: Bred from over 40,000 eggs and trained with the greatest scientific method to be the pinnacle of their kind.
Trainer’s Message: I have learned all there is about nutrition and medicine to care for my Pokémon to the fullest!

Prescription Badge Dr. Ian Attor’s tests will show if you have taken care of your Pokémon well enough to earn earn his Prescription Badge!


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Leaders: Mehnit, Calder, and Akane!


Leader: Mehnit, the Grey Warden!


Strategy: In war, victory. In peace, vigilance. In death, sacrifice.

Trainer’s Pokémon: It takes the power of Dragons to fight Dragons.

Trainer’s Message: I will go to any lengths to defeat the Blight.

Calling Badge Show me your conviction to earn the Calling Badge.


Leader: Calder, the Brutish Canadian!


Strategy: It’s all left on the ice, no prisoners, no surrender.

Trainer’s Pokémon: Only the best make the cut, proving their skills in many facets of the fastest game on frozen water.

Trainer’s Message: I chose this path that I now skate on, my Pokémon choose to follow me in battle.

Omega Badge Rough Calder up to earn the Omega Badge!


Leader: Akane, the Otherworldly Swordswoman!


     Strategy: My bond to this world and the next lets me balance on the razor’s edge.

Trainer’s Pokémon: Those who would lead by example in love through battle

Trainer’s Message: The blade is but an extension of the body. 

Sugari Badge

Show that your Pokémon are too an extension of your compassion to get the Sugari Badge!


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Leaders: Lane, Roark, and Pavi!


Leader: Lane, the Transportation Authority!


     Strategy: “Communication is key to getting where I want to be!”
Trainer’s Pokémon: My partners are all Transport Pokémon and Master Communicators, trained to navigate us to victory!
Trainer’s Message: I study communication between Pokémon and humans. Along the way, I perfected techniques to teach Pokémon nuanced navigational instructions. My Gogoat Genevieve and I founded Lumiose’s Go! Gogoat taxi service.

Comm Badge

Only a Master Communicator will be able to make their way to the Comm Badge!


Leader: Roark, the Rock!


     Strategy: I’m proud of my rocking battle style
Trainer’s Pokémon: I’m but one Trainer who decided to walk proudly with Rock-type Pokémon!
Trainer’s Message: As a Gym Leader, I need to see your potential as a trainer. And, I’ll need to see the toughness of the Pokémon that battle with you!

Coal Badge

Prove you’re tough under pressure to earn the Coal Badge!


Leader: Pavi, the Melodramatic Mage!


     Strategy: A choreographed display of the primal forces of fire, ice, and lightning.
Trainer’s Pokémon: A triad troupe second only in power and grace to the winged mirages.
Trainer’s Message: From start to fantastic finale, our act will shock and stun you with our flare, but never put you to sleep!

Waltz Badge Summon your best and break your limits to out perform Pavi and win the Waltz badge!


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Leaders: TL, Fleur, and Sonny Dee!


Leader: TL, the Holiday Lover!


     Strategy: Finds the way to make holidays come to you on one day.
Trainer’s Pokémon: They shine of the holidays around the world.
Trainer’s Message: You like holidays? I like holidays! Lets go!

Seasoned Badge

Show your holiday spirit to earn the Seasoned Badge!


Leader: Fleur, the Mystical Leader!


     Strategy: The mystical power of my Pokémon will help me battle my way through the fight.
Trainer’s Pokémon: Any I see that have a mystical aura touch to them.
Trainer’s Message: Let my research begin!

Mystical Badge

Release your inner power to be bestowed the Mystical Badge!


Leader: Sonny Dee, the Solar Smasher!

Sonny Dee

     Strategy: Scorching the opposition like a solar flare.
Trainer’s Pokémon: My Pokémon blaze with the intensity of a stellar furnace.
Trainer’s Message: Fly too close to the sun and you’re gonna get burned.

Corona BadgeCast some serious shade to earn the Corona Badge!


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Leaders: Jurin, Courtney, and Garrett!


Leader: Jurin, the Rogue Scrapper!


Strategy: Kick it to the curb!
Trainer’s Pokémon: A team of pure fighters!
Trainer’s Message: To hell with your opinion! I’ll take my own path no matter what anyone else says!

Melee BadgeShow Jurin you’re made of strong stuff to earn the Melee Badge!


Leader: Courtney, the Systematic Magma Admin!


Strategy: Systematically break down the opponents team to attack their true weakness!
Trainer’s Pokémon: Fiery hot Pokémon contrasted with cold technological ones!
Trainer’s Message: This…seems fun. ♪ Target…locked… Aha. ♪

Systematic BadgeShort-circuit Courtney’s red-hot team to download the Systematic Badge!


Leader: Garrett, The Gym Guide!


Strategy: With some proper prep, you’ve got a fighting chance!
Trainer’s Pokémon: Nothing ordinary about Normal!
Trainer’s Message: Yo, Champ in Making! Do your best and knock ’em dead!

Guidance Badge   Take Garrett’s advice to heart and earn the Guidance Badge!



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