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Who's your favourite human character?

Ys_

#Adulting
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Maybe Gladion (I like his Pokémon) and Koko from the movie. And Jessie and James! They're such funny characters.
 

Lord Mewtwo

Fallen1
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She/Her
There is a ton to consider and I like a handful but it comes down to 2 who stand out to me.

1. Brock
If we set aside his womanizing he's the most mature character in the franchise. More so than his own parents even both of whom abandoned their children for their own hobbies.

He's an intelligent, compassionate, and patient caregiver who is able to understand a Pokemon's needs as though able to communicate with them and put his siblings before his own dreams. To be the sole guardian of 10 children at 15 and be so attentive to them that he knows each one of them and their quirks as individuals is incredible albeit illegal. I was stunned to have recently found out he is 15 rather than 18.

He's the voice of reason who isn't afraid to stand up against improper trainer or competitive techniques and puts his entire heart into everything he does but remains humble when he's not hitting on a woman.

If he wasn't so intimidatingly forthcoming I feel he would be attractive to a lot of girls.

2. Amber
While a lesser character who had a single appearance in the optional extended beginning of the first movie Amber is one of the strongest characters in the franchise for her albeit possibly naive anti-prejudice for a 7-year-old.

Although there is a primary theme of symbiotic relationships between humans and Pokemon we still see plenty of casual examples of how Pokemon are ranked as lower than humans including trainers referring to them as 'It' even when genders are realized via the move Attract as it only works on the opposite gender (something that in today's world can be considered no longer appropriate, personally I would rather the entire mechanic go away entirely as it's annoying but I digress).

Mewtwo is the greatest example of Pokemon objectification and it was through her tragically short-lived relationship with him that Amber was the first and still only character to treat a Pokemon as a true equal.

"It might matter to you whether you're a person or a Pokemon but it doesn't matter to me."

Although she answers Mewtwo's questions about what he is with as much honesty as she is capable of she magnificently does it without applying her own label. Even when she uses the term 'copy' she makes sure to stress that it doesn't mean anything.

"They call me Ambertwo but I'm really just Amber."
"If you're here you must be the same as all of us are."


She cares for Mewtwo and teaches him without using pronouns or applying her teachings specifically to either a human or a Pokemon.
For the Pokeverse to lose such a rare soul is such a crime.
 
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