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The creation of Shadow Pokémon that permanently resist purification. That was the first step. Next, I plan to create an army of Shadow Pokémon that work independently on my orders alone. When this second step is done, I will take over the world without having to rely on bothersome people.
~ Greevil to Michael


Greevil (Japanese: デスゴルド Deathgold) is the leader of the criminal group Cipher. He is the only character in the game to have the Trainer class Grand Master (Japanese: シャドー総帥 Shadow Leader).

Powers and Stats

Tier: 9-C | At least 6-C | At least 6-B, likely higher | At least High 6-B, likely higher

Name: Greevil, Mr. Verich

Origin: Pokémon

Gender: Male. | Varies for his Pokémon.

Age: Unknown

Classification: Pokémon Trainer, Grand Master

Powers and Abilities: Peak Human Physical Characteristics | Superhuman Physical Characteristics [All], Shadow Manipulation [Rhydon], Shadow Manipulation [Exeggutor], Shadow Manipulation [Tauros]/Electricity Manipulation, Darkness Manipulation, Metal Manipulation [Menectric], Air Manipulation, Metal Manipulation, Earth Manipulation, Flight [Swellow], Telekinesis, Electricity Manipulation, Ice Manipulation [Starmie], Earth Manipulation, Energy Manipulation, Martial Arts [Granbull], Draconic Energy Projection, Earth Manipulation, Air Manipulation, Metal Manipulation, Flight [Altaria], Earth Manipulation, Rock Manipulation, Air Manipulation, Flight [Aerodactyl] | Shadow Fire Manipulation, Flight [Moltres], Shadow Ice Manipulation, Flight [Articuno], Shadow Electricity Manipulation, Flight [Zapdos] | Shadow Air Manipulation, Telekinesis, Flight [Shadow Lugia]

Attack Potency: Street level | At least Island level (More powerful than Ardos and Eldes) | At least Country level+, likely higher | At least Large Country level, likely higher

Speed: Peak Human | Relativistic (Faster than Eldes) | At least Relativistic, likely higher | At least Relativistic, likely higher

Lifting Strength: Athletic Human | At least Class G | Unknown | At least Class K with telekinesis

Striking Strength: Street Class | At least Island Class | At least Country Class+, likely higher | At least Large Country Class, likely higher

Durability: Street level | At least Island level | At least Country level+, likely higher | At least Large Country level, likely higher

Stamina: High. | Very high for his Pokémon. | Extremely high for Shadow Lugia.

Range: Standard melee range. | Standard melee range, tens of kilometers on the Pokémon and Move. | Extended melee range. Hundreds of kilometers with most attacks. | Extended melee range. Hundreds of kilometers with most attacks.

Standard Equipment: His cane [which does not in battle] and Pokéballs with Shadow Rhydon, Exeggutor and Tauros/Menectric, Swellow, Starmie, Granbull, Altaria and Aerodactyl | Shadow Moltres, Shadow Articuno and Shadow Zapdos. | Shadow Lugia.

Intelligence: Gifted (Is a skilled pokémon trainer, which resurrected and led Cipher with its army of Shadow Pokémon)

Weaknesses: Normal human weaknesses. | Varies depending on the Pokémon. | Mostly weak to Rock type attacks. | Weak to Rock, Ghost, Electric and Ice type moves.

Notable Attacks/Techniques: For a list of all of his Pokémon, see here.

Key: By Himself | Pokémon Team (Base/Snagged) | With Shadow Moltres, Zapdos and Articuno | With Shadow Lugia

Note: All the Shadow Pokémon are considered to be stronger than their normal forms.

Pokémon Teams

Citadark Isle

After others are snagged


Notable Victories:

Notable Losses:

Inconclusive Matches:

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