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tom-tom
17th June 2009, 8:21 PM
i usually name my rival james, after my brother. but i was curious to see what you name your rivals.

here are some other examples below


Silver: Wuss
Pearl: Clint or F*gface
Fire Red: James
Platinum: Eli

Luxe
17th June 2009, 8:36 PM
Its Barry, of course.

tom-tom
17th June 2009, 8:41 PM
my current rival's name is clint because that was an option lol

Allyson
17th June 2009, 8:46 PM
Mine is Barry =)

Devils725
17th June 2009, 8:47 PM
Mine is Evan idk why

League
17th June 2009, 8:50 PM
Pearl. Before it was Rizer though.

Blivsey
17th June 2009, 8:54 PM
Sam, after a fellow Pokémon player that I know IRL.

The Dean of Suds
17th June 2009, 9:16 PM
I write an expletive and giggle like a child whenever it pops up in dialogue. Yes, I'm immature.

Too Funk to Druck
17th June 2009, 9:26 PM
In Pearl it's Levi, but in Platinum it's Russia.

...don't ask.

AdnRayquazaSilver
17th June 2009, 9:46 PM
In Diamond it's Tyson. In Platinum it's Shinji.

Krake
17th June 2009, 9:55 PM
Austin, which is my friend's name.

diablo_200525
17th June 2009, 9:57 PM
Mine was Lucas... I dont know why i picked that name it was the first name that came to mind

Mr. Undisclosed
17th June 2009, 9:57 PM
Kole, because I think he looks like a Kole, the Cole just wouldn't work :/

Mongerty
17th June 2009, 9:57 PM
Skron is always the rival to Mongerty. Always....

maxelle
18th June 2009, 1:09 AM
Mine I think is Joaquin and Juanito. I always pick stranger names it makes it more intersting.

kiba505050
18th June 2009, 1:15 AM
mine was Barry

Abysmal Zero
18th June 2009, 1:31 AM
Pearl. I always name the opposite game I don't have. So, I'm Diamond, he's Pearl.

...So much thought...

Alloute
18th June 2009, 1:32 AM
Diamond: Henry
Pearl: Justin
Platinum: Platin

Lord Scalgon
18th June 2009, 1:45 AM
Tyson. (chose a default name)

Elrade
18th June 2009, 3:18 AM
Gerald. I named him Gerald. Because it sounds like Giratina.

prince_je07
18th June 2009, 3:23 AM
Prince..it's my username but I used it as my rival's name

Journeyman
18th June 2009, 3:30 AM
Reymon. After a highschool senior of mine. I always did manage to surpass him, hah!

ElectricRat
18th June 2009, 3:35 AM
Pearl: Hothead
Platinum: Nash
Diamond: Barry (wasn't feeling creative here)

Pokefan0234
18th June 2009, 4:00 AM
Diamond: Duodo
Pearl: Mshead (short for Moosehead)
Platinum: Dorkas

... Yes, I'm mean to my rival.

mxe567
18th June 2009, 4:14 AM
I named him GRINGO...don't know what I was thinking

Dragon of miracle
18th June 2009, 4:18 AM
I don't care much so I just go with the name Pearl or Diamond...

3lmi
18th June 2009, 4:20 AM
I named it after my cousin, before I named him ADHD

ShadowSplash
18th June 2009, 4:23 AM
Mine for Platinum is Baka.

zergling4pres
18th June 2009, 4:49 AM
Pearl: Clint. I actually know someone named this and i just thought it was cool.
Platinum: Mez, one of my good friends who reminds me of the rival. xD

Dragonphantom
18th June 2009, 4:51 AM
Pearl: Clint. I actually know someone named this and i just thought it was cool.



I named mines Clint as well x3 It just seemed to click with him for some reason.

Storm The Pikachu
18th June 2009, 4:52 AM
In Daimond I named him Shinji,Pearl Renji and in Platinum his name is your mama just for fun!

tom-tom
18th June 2009, 4:53 AM
I named mines Clint as well x3 It just seemed to click with him for some reason.

Yeah dude clint is just a pimp like that lol

Short Wing
18th June 2009, 6:37 AM
Meh, I kept my Rival name's Barry.

Drybones446
18th June 2009, 8:46 AM
LeafGreen: You
Emerald: May
Diamond: :)
Platinum: Noobie

Handsome
18th June 2009, 8:48 AM
Diamond - Tyson
Platinum - Siming (My friend's name)

Zero Nexus
18th June 2009, 10:29 AM
Silver: Jessie (I thought he was a girl at first!)
FR: Can't remember, i think it was Gary though...
Diamond: Bob (I was feeling SERIOUSLY random at the time...)

Xhizors
18th June 2009, 10:44 AM
I always call him Gary... Always...

drake13
18th June 2009, 11:42 AM
diamond: Steven

platinum: Barry

dragon-dark-master
18th June 2009, 11:44 AM
D - Brenden - I think from the rival in Emerald...
Plt - Brodie - My actual real life rival, we battle every now and then :)

SuperSimoholic
18th June 2009, 1:24 PM
i can't remember my rival from Emerald,

But in diamond, my boyfriend said he was your "best friend" so i named him Lee, after my boyfriend.

Miror B.
18th June 2009, 1:28 PM
My rival's name, in every game I've had, is Hitler.

b3ttybr00t4l
18th June 2009, 2:56 PM
My rival's name, in every game I've had, is Hitler.

LOLLLL.
That made me laugh.

Mines Jack.
After Jack Skellington, duhhh.

foxyman1167
18th June 2009, 3:04 PM
Mine is for Pearl (Dillon), for Diamond (Chris), and for Platinum (David). Yes, very bland names, when people call their rivals Xenon and whatnot, but whatever.

CrossTheRoad
18th June 2009, 3:09 PM
Brendan, because hes my pokemon rival in real life.

rekreatur
18th June 2009, 3:11 PM
Jure.

Because I can.

JosJuice
18th June 2009, 3:17 PM
John.

Just picked something, and then sticked with it.

Glacier99
18th June 2009, 3:30 PM
Bob. Because I was watching Weebl and Bob at the time.

Escape Reality
18th June 2009, 3:52 PM
ralph and tyson, because they, (i think they're both), default names...

Journeyman
18th June 2009, 4:05 PM
In FireRed: I'm Red, he's Blue. Whatever he says bounces off me... and comes back as a Flamethrower from Charizard!

Drybones446
18th June 2009, 5:02 PM
Mine for Platinum is Baka.

IIRC, Baka means idiot in Japanese.

Evilo
18th June 2009, 5:43 PM
Diamond I named him Kron....I dunno why. Platinum he was named Patrick after my best friend.

Sharks Shouldn't Fly
19th June 2009, 12:02 AM
On Diamond, it's Ian since he kind of looks like a kid I go to school with named Ian.

On Platinum, I named him Keith...after the guy on Scrubs. : D

Likewise
19th June 2009, 12:05 AM
I named him Dip****
It was fun watching his own father insult him in dp :D

settiesama
19th June 2009, 12:09 AM
Diamond: Named him Daiga (Or Diaga.. I can't remember now Lol) after my best friends Pokemon-based RP character. It just seemed right.
Pearl: Named him Sly, after my boyfriend.. He's my rival. Lol
Plat: I actually.. can't remember, but I'm starting that one again, so his name will become Dreamer.

:3

Mercury Lamp
19th June 2009, 4:10 AM
Barry...very "original" XD....

Jaredt222
19th June 2009, 4:30 AM
Barry...very "original" XD....

Same on diamond I named him Barry because it is exactly like him=P

Icy_Snorunt
19th June 2009, 4:41 AM
Leaf Green - David
Silver - Mark
Sapphire - Brendan (Of course)
Diamond - Warren

Emo_Kirlia
19th June 2009, 4:53 AM
In Diamond and Pearl since no one knew his real name I named him Pearl but in Platinum I named him Barry.
In Leaf Green I named him Gary.
In Silver I named him Gold.

Rogue Striker G
19th June 2009, 5:12 AM
Eli in Diamond after my friend. I think it is Shaqaqa in Pearl.

Rogue Striker G
19th June 2009, 5:34 AM
Eli in Diamond after my friend. I think it is Shaqaqa in Pearl.

Katwalk
19th June 2009, 5:35 AM
The most entertaining thing I have done is the rival in crystal. Since he says his name is "???" when they ask me what he said I told them that.

FlameRose
19th June 2009, 5:50 AM
First FireRed: Tom
Current FireRed: Jason

Emerald:...Brendan. (If I could have named him, it'd be something like Luke.)

First Diamond: Kiyo
Second Diamond: Jake

Platinum: Gabriel

All random and pulled out of the blue, BTW.

Raesa
19th June 2009, 8:23 AM
Diamond; Mees ( the name of a friend of mine )
Platinum; Barry ( after watching the episodes with barry, he was one of my favorite characters and so I decided to name him that way. )

leilukin
19th June 2009, 9:52 AM
In DPP, I name my rival Griffin.

Chimcharrulez97
19th June 2009, 10:30 AM
In leafgreen I named my rival Fatso. Then in Pearl and Platnium I named him Ben.

Selia
19th June 2009, 11:06 AM
In FireRed, I named him Bully and in Diamond, I named him Poopy.

Zhanton
19th June 2009, 11:11 AM
Always something unique - they've been things like Izzuka, Monza, Cozmo and Komet. I'm diggin' the whole space theme with DPPt.

Handsome
19th June 2009, 11:20 AM
I remembered that I named my Rival in Silver, UBABE (I thought that it was pronounced as U-BAH-BEH)

Hydrohs
19th June 2009, 12:30 PM
I named mine Ralph in Pearl because that was the coolest sounding default name. Now I name all my rivals that. Beforehand I don't even remember what I'd name them... xD

Hell_fire
19th June 2009, 12:39 PM
i named him tyson.
that was a default option

and in Leaf Green he was gary

AlCario
19th June 2009, 2:25 PM
In Crystal I gave him the default option, whatever that was. (I haven't played my game for some time)

In Fire Red I called my rival Gary

In Diamond: Frank

kill and run
19th June 2009, 2:41 PM
i just gave him a default name or named him gary lol

jaxonferz
19th June 2009, 3:21 PM
jack becuz my names jaxon and i hate being called jack

Ellie
20th June 2009, 1:03 AM
Moved to My DP Game because it fits better there.

tom-tom
20th June 2009, 1:06 AM
Moved to My DP Game because it fits better there.

okay sorry wasnt quite sure if this is where it went but thanks for not closing :)

derekkoch
20th June 2009, 1:10 AM
stewie because i was watching family guy when i started my platinum

Dracomaster16
20th June 2009, 1:16 AM
Red: Poop
Yellow: Gary
Silver: Gold
Crystal: Sucks
Fire Red: ***
Leaf Green: Whole
Ruby/Emerald: Brendan (no other choice)
Pearl: Pearl
Platinum: Barry
HG/SS FUTURE: Boob

foxyman1167
20th June 2009, 1:56 AM
In Platinum, his name is Chris.

limitedmage
20th June 2009, 5:26 AM
I named him Tyson. It was my favourite of the default choices. :P I'm not very original with names, I know.

shaymin_girl
20th June 2009, 6:34 AM
Silver: Buttface

Leafgreen: Poohead

Diamond: Damion
Pearl: Evil (I swear to god hes evil)
Platinum: Kuroyami(Don't ask)

EspeonMaster
20th June 2009, 7:41 AM
It's Barry!:)

personthatiknow
20th June 2009, 7:43 AM
Blue: Gary (stupid anime...)

Gold: Silver (didn't actually know what the rival's real name was, so I said Silver because my brother bought Silver and I bought Gold)

Crystal: Rival, and then ??? (for the lulz)

Ruby: May (anime :/)

FireRed: Blue (default name I think or it was for nostalgic reasons, since Blue was my first Pokemon game)

Pearl: Ash (anime :/)

Platinum: Barry (default name and from the anime)

Wow, more than half of my rival names are inspired by the anime. I need to be more creative.

Yuppirox
20th June 2009, 8:05 AM
Pearl: Hyugoh (Taken from my older brother's name, Hugo...)

Platinum: Damion (Anime Jun's speculation dub name...)

litchfield
20th June 2009, 9:10 AM
Daimond: Jun
Platinum: Bob then restarted and changed to Barry.

Ezio
20th June 2009, 9:11 AM
All games : Malakas (wanker in greek)

iCharmarc
20th June 2009, 9:22 AM
rivals name = Joomba!

Lucariofan-atic
20th June 2009, 9:35 AM
Dhitya, which is my friend's name (in diamond)
Damion i don't know why(in Platinum)

Pyrax
20th June 2009, 9:42 AM
Diamond: Damion
Platinum: Benny

Elite Four Muadita
20th June 2009, 7:56 PM
Blue: Gary
Gold: Silver (lol)
Leafgreen: Green (manga xD)
Emerald: (cant really choose can you :P)
Diamond: Jun (just loved the name xD)
Platinum: Jun (jeje)

Protoman EXE
22nd June 2009, 4:51 AM
I name mine Gary or Richie.

MahGlitch
22nd June 2009, 8:04 AM
heheheh... I don't know why, but my rival is called TofuMan... Please DON'T ask why.

Charsivy
22nd June 2009, 8:17 PM
Diamond: Star. Girly, I know, but so what? I like the name. XD
Pearl: Jun, his Japanese name. Yay.

Other games... just depends. The funniest, however, was probably Basura on my Spanish Yellow. No, that's not a swear word, it just means garbage. I still think it's really funny, though, for some reason. XD (Basura's house... XD)

qwilfish
23rd June 2009, 11:00 AM
i named him thing

don't ask why, it just was the first that popped in my mind

Red Globe
23rd June 2009, 11:30 AM
I usually name my rival something plain - the default name or something else, whatever looks the coolest name.

However, I may get creative on HG/SS, just because it is HG/SS and name him Arse, Lolbiatch, Tank, Hunter, Smoker, Boomer or Witch.

MidnightMag
23rd June 2009, 10:24 PM
Crystal: Weirdo, An Arse(it was funny when i was ten)
LeafGreen: Gary
Platinum: Barry

foxyman1167
23rd June 2009, 10:56 PM
Currently on Pearl its Oscar, on Diamond its Matthew, and on Platinum its Chris.

Channy13
23rd June 2009, 10:59 PM
i always named my character after me: Chan
and i call my enemy: Syler (the guy from heroes)

aclover
25th June 2009, 8:04 AM
well im quite new to pokemon as i started with diamond...
diamond: martyn (because i have a freind who likes pkmn called martyn)
plat: brannon (because there is a annoying boy down the road who nags me and comes to my door at least 2 times a day saying:'where do you get______' or 'how do i get to ________' or something like: 'so slowbrow evolves into snorlax?' I keep telling him to go on the internet but he said 'i dont want to cheat!')
wow. sorry

Sekka245
25th June 2009, 1:10 PM
Platinum: Damion. (I thought it was the rival's actual name because I saw it in the Diamond/Pearl Guide but I was wrong. >_>.)

BynineB
25th June 2009, 1:23 PM
"A hobo"

It brings some humorous results early in-game.

Autumnleaf
25th June 2009, 1:34 PM
Diamond; Jake (I can't remember why. O_o)
Platinum; Damion (The only default name I liked. XD)

BoltBeam
25th June 2009, 2:52 PM
I called him Peter, the same as my best friend

TurtwigFan1
25th June 2009, 5:19 PM
My rival is Damion in Diamond and Barry in Platinum, just because Barry is an epic name.

Ghost_MissingNo
25th June 2009, 5:29 PM
My rival's names in most of my games (I forget what they are called in my 2nd gen and 1st gen games) are:

FireRed: AA (Please don't ask why I called him this... I was just rushing through and clicked AA out of boredom. Plus, I was only 8 years old back then, lol.)
LeafGreen: Idiot (>=) I like being evil...)
Ruby: Coke (Hmm, coca-cola!)
My other Ruby (I have two copies, lol): Ash (I was bored and just called him that.)
Sapphire: Time (Cause he hasn't got enough time...)
Pearl: Tommy (My cat's name)
Diamond: *Beep* (Yeah, you really don't wanna know...)
Platinum: Darth (I couldn't fit Darth Vader...)

So, yeah... All my rival's names are all pretty random. My in-game names are sometimes pretty random as well. I once played as male character (on LeafGreen I think) and called him Anne. Lol.

ground tamer
25th June 2009, 5:43 PM
My rival's name in most fourth gen games has been the opposite game title, with the exception of Pearl, where I name him Barry...

Pearl 1: Barry
Pearl 2: Barry
Diamond: Pearl
Platinum: Pearl

He just looks like a kid that I could call Pearl...

Luppi
25th June 2009, 5:48 PM
I named him Cousin. I don't remember why though. ._.

LegendaryRotom
25th June 2009, 6:01 PM
Pearl: thud
Diamond: thud!
Platinum: THUD!

On another account, though, I did name him "MY ***", which creates some...
humerous...concidences throughout the game.
"Anna! Go! Please check to see if MY *** is safe!"
BADBADBAD, L.Rotom.BAD.

Deoxyrachi
25th June 2009, 9:31 PM
Red: Gary
Blue: Gary
Yellow: Timmy
Gold: Red (for the hair)
Silver: ??? (mistake)
Crystal: Terry
FireRed: Ryu (was going japanese for this one)
LeafGreen: Jake
Diamond: Damion
Pearl: Barry (was unaware that this was his US anime name)
Platinum: Skipper (always wanted to use that one)

Screeling
25th June 2009, 10:05 PM
In pearl I named my rival Josh. Not very exciting.

WynautQueen
26th June 2009, 12:34 AM
Pearl: Miles (after my husband-to-be)
Diamond: Can't remember
Platinum: Douche

I just started a FR scrambled and inexplicably named my rival Bananas.

Affirmative
26th June 2009, 1:14 AM
FR1: Toru
FR2: can't remember
FR3: Barney
Pearl: Toru
Diamond: Someone (yes, that was his name...)
Platinum: Ike

Narutopokedude
26th June 2009, 1:14 AM
Diamond: Casey
Platinum: Barry

GreenHero
26th June 2009, 2:04 PM
LG: Kevin
S: May
D: (Forgoten)
PL: Chuck

Pucca_ness
26th June 2009, 2:23 PM
Blue: Red
Yellow: Gary
Silver: Gold
Crystal: Gold
Sapphire: i can't remember
Diamond: Cam (my boyfriend's name on his version)
Pearl: Cam (again my boyfriend's name on his version)

Recipe for disaster
26th June 2009, 4:41 PM
Cyrus in diamond but then I noticed that it was the same name as the leader of team galactic so I named him Bolt in platinum xD

Shadow Arceus
26th June 2009, 5:18 PM
Arnold, don't ask why I just chose it.

Mrs. Lovett
26th June 2009, 7:48 PM
I named him Tom... IDK why, he just looks like a Tom to me :/

glowing_light010
26th June 2009, 7:53 PM
mine was nuthin special.
barry.

Dizzee
26th June 2009, 9:23 PM
I always use barry in D/P/Pt

shinigami13
26th June 2009, 9:32 PM
I always name my character after the version I'm playing and my rival after the other version. So for Pearl my rival is Diamond

JQ2ujrx
26th June 2009, 9:37 PM
in platinom, it was Jerk
I gonna name him douche in ss

Mime1020
27th June 2009, 4:11 AM
I ALWAYS except in G/S/C name him after my bro on the Internet know as Knight but in the game it's his real name lol.

azzaman333
28th June 2009, 9:23 AM
Because I'm so incredibly mature, I name my rival vagina.

I<3 You
28th June 2009, 9:25 AM
In my DS file, its dewey, cuz dewey is a badass name.

In my Rom file(used for my walkthroughs *hint hint*) its chichan.
my brothers nickname is chichan and we are doing walkthroughs, thus his rival is Jordan

super_tien93
28th June 2009, 9:27 AM
Usually something insulting. My LG rival is named F*ckbag and my Diamond rival is named C*ckf*g.

I<3 You
28th June 2009, 9:30 AM
I never got the point of that...
Everyone probably thinks its humorous but it gets old.

Erienne
28th June 2009, 8:45 PM
I used to use Lewis, mostly because I was somewhat lazy. Now I use Nolan, because it is a cool name.

lucatio
29th June 2009, 4:18 PM
my rivals name is josh and it will stay like that forever

Flash-Agent
29th June 2009, 6:25 PM
It's always been Larry - Alakazam is Larry 2.0

Mariko
29th June 2009, 7:17 PM
I named mine Brandon.
I always name my rival Brandon for some reason. :l

HybridStars
29th June 2009, 10:07 PM
I hate my Rival so...

I named him hrioeta LOLZ.

I randomly tapped my TS when I did that =P.

Super Bad Luck
1st July 2009, 8:58 AM
Well for me it's been Gerardo (My TWIN brother's name, EPIC sibling rivalry outside the game) but for Pearl, I named him Steve (Lol) and Platinum I named him er... I forgot... lol

Volt of Noid
1st July 2009, 9:26 AM
I called mine Thorn...for no reason whatsoever.

Jirachi_Star
2nd July 2009, 2:17 AM
Diamond: Barry *first default name*
Platinum: Wowzers * since of his personality. And i say that sometimes heehee*

darkrai4
2nd July 2009, 2:29 AM
Lurk...could not think of anything else

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2nd July 2009, 3:10 AM
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Chowza
2nd July 2009, 1:40 PM
Bun-kun

Cuz it fits.

lokitheodd
2nd July 2009, 5:48 PM
I named mine 'Butters' because at first I thought he looked a lot like Butters from SP.

And then it turns out his personality is like... anti-Butters, heh.

Eivana
2nd July 2009, 6:09 PM
I named mine 'Butters' because at first I thought he looked a lot like Butters from SP.

And then it turns out his personality is like... anti-Butters, heh.

Haha, I named him Kenny... After Kenny McCormick from South Park, lol!

Joe Vega #4
2nd July 2009, 6:17 PM
I named my rival Timothy in Pearl, and Barry in Platinum.

Miss_Pocket_Monster
2nd July 2009, 6:27 PM
My rival is always Shigeru, much as I am always Keiko. So that's his name in all three of my games, as well as my Japanese Platinum. ;492-s;

The_Vorpal_Tom
3rd July 2009, 1:19 AM
In my Diamond Version, my rival's name is EDWARD. I like all caps, and I was on an "I HATE TWILIGHT" rant when I started playing.

PKMN Legend Anthony
3rd July 2009, 10:51 AM
Michael in Platinum. But in all the other generations its been Bob. For no reason at all.

natopotato22
4th July 2009, 1:13 AM
I recently named my rival squints.

Midnight Lucario
4th July 2009, 2:49 AM
I name him Kobe
While I name myself LeBron

The Shiny Feraligator
4th July 2009, 7:27 AM
In my Diamond Version, my rival's name is EDWARD. I like all caps, and I was on an "I HATE TWILIGHT" rant when I started playing.

heh...nice


Anyway mine is of course is Barry...

grantslove4luxrays2015
6th July 2009, 2:47 PM
its ethier ryan connor lucian or barry :b
;355;

Nny
6th July 2009, 8:35 PM
Gary, Silver, Lucas. One of those three.

;129;

Atari
7th July 2009, 2:04 AM
In Platinum, it is Light. I always seem to be at a complete loss when it comes to creating character names, and it was the closest thing that came to mind.

megacool8
7th July 2009, 2:06 AM
clint has been mine

Swampert_trainer
7th July 2009, 2:06 AM
Diamond is Tyson
Platinum is Barry

Calm PokeMaster
7th July 2009, 12:42 PM
Ruby-Idiot
Leaf Green-Crack
Pearl-Johnny
Platinum-Valkyrie

Ceecee-typhlosion
7th July 2009, 3:25 PM
I named my rival Daniel

Omastar ftw!
8th July 2009, 2:49 AM
Diamond: Jun
Crystal: Dumbo

Lauzi
8th July 2009, 10:01 AM
In Pearl I called my rival "Paul", I can't remember the reason though. In Diamond I called my rival "Michael", again I can't remember why, I was just picking random names I guess. ^^;
In Platinum however, I called my rival his Japanese anime name, "Jun" as I just prefered it over the english version of his name "Barry". (:

cascade88
8th July 2009, 10:17 AM
In Pearl, I called him Spencer. After one of my friends that annoys me in a rather similar aspect to Jun annoying Hikari. =]

Ash^_^
8th July 2009, 10:36 AM
Leaf Green-Gary
Emerald-Josh
Diamond-Gary
Platinum-Zack

Vivronkasaur
8th July 2009, 10:45 AM
in pearl i named him wally. not sure why :P

Zeddokun
9th July 2009, 1:00 PM
I name all my rivals Steve. Because you can never go wrong with too many Steves.
Get the reference?

Xashlei
9th July 2009, 1:13 PM
Jun or Ralph. I don't like Barry for him. It sounds... barred, and obviously that's not who he is. Probably going to call him Pearl in my future files for PokeSpe's sake.

Calm PokeMaster
9th July 2009, 4:09 PM
Idiot.


I love that name.

Sir Gaga
10th July 2009, 7:32 PM
Yellow: Douche
Red: *sshole
Blue: C*nt
Silver: Hayden
Gold: Penis
Sapphire: May
Emerald: LaFonda
Diamond: Layna
Platinum: Hayden
I can't find my Crystal.

gamerdude123
10th July 2009, 9:33 PM
i named my girl character (im a boy!) faith after mirrors edge and my rival micro i dont know why lol

Mooites
11th July 2009, 5:22 AM
Sonib.

Dont ask XD

Chris-kun
11th July 2009, 5:41 AM
Saph: May
Dia: Mephes (Mephistopheles, my player's name was Faust)
Pearl: Utsugi
Plat: Dan

Erienne
11th July 2009, 6:16 AM
Saph: May
Dia: Mephes (Mephistopheles, my player's name was Faust)
Pearl: Utsugi
Plat: Dan

You have a decent amount of culture.

I usually just name my rival one of the names listed, usually Lewis but now Nolan.

Beotium
11th July 2009, 7:27 AM
Mostly my rivals have the nicknames of my friend so that I really can feel them as rvals-

Calm PokeMaster
11th July 2009, 7:33 AM
I have started a new Diamond game in which I named my rival Oak.


I really like beating him........

Shadow_lugia991
11th July 2009, 8:46 PM
Jun. Ah he is the weakest rival ever.
The player I named Hareta like the DPA manga

Jganz2
12th July 2009, 1:17 AM
In All of my games I named my rival after one of my best friends, James. We're rivals in everything in real life and we always try to beat eachother in every thing, so I can kick his a*s at pokemon without him even being there

tom-tom
12th July 2009, 2:30 AM
In All of my games I named my rival after one of my best friends, James. We're rivals in everything in real life and we always try to beat eachother in every thing, so I can kick his a*s at pokemon without him even being there
james is my rival's too. but he is my brother

Midnight Sun
12th July 2009, 2:31 AM
Leafgreen: Gary -Original, right?
Emerald: Brendan -Go creativity!
Diamond: Zach -I just thought the name Zach fit him../
Platinum- Jun -Back to creativity again.

I have the most creative names ever. Period.

Zonzo
12th July 2009, 2:40 AM
Mines always been Aisu. No clue why I just bought a used game and it was on there already and I liked it. So ever since then I used it.

Ampy
12th July 2009, 2:58 AM
My character's name is Mocha... and my rivals name is Latte

Swampert_trainer
12th July 2009, 3:08 AM
Red: Gary
Yellow: Gary
Gold: First I named him ??? later I restarted it and named him Charlie
Silver: Shinji
Sapphire: May
Diamond: Tyson
Platinum: I was going to start it today but I can't think of what to name my rival! I don't know if I should name him Barry and me Lucus or if I should give the main character my name and name the rival after my best friend who acts a lot like Barry.

Suggestions?

Pseudo Lovely
12th July 2009, 3:24 AM
I named my Diamond rival Riley lol it just seemed to fit to me. I remember forever ago though, I named my rival in Pokemon Yellow Rubeus from Sailor Moon. lol

bleachaddict
12th July 2009, 11:40 AM
Platinum: Ichigo

Amonitas
12th July 2009, 8:40 PM
Mine is barry, because that name had been in my head for days as a funny name and then I saw it as a default name, u know the rest.

dawsoc
12th July 2009, 9:25 PM
i named mine David

Rainbowdashtheawesome
13th July 2009, 7:57 PM
Diamond: Tihspid (dip$h!t spelled backwards)
Pearl: Joe

Madness
13th July 2009, 9:28 PM
I just went with Red. My character's name is Blue.

Aren't I so clever?

Sexmykeyboard
14th July 2009, 4:22 AM
=/
Offensive names are offensive.
My name: Hitler
Rival: AllJews.
I got ***** carded to do it. :c

Admiral Falcon
15th July 2009, 8:20 AM
My name is always Ambab. Long, long story, related to a custom stage name in Brawl.

My rival's name is always Jesus.

tom-tom
15th July 2009, 8:23 AM
My name is always Ambab. Long, long story, related to a custom stage name in Brawl.

My rival's name is always Jesus.
ambab? lol

ShinyFrizo
15th July 2009, 3:13 PM
Im Frizo in my game...

but, in both Diamond and Platinum, my Rivals name is Marcus.

I dunno. It just fits him.

CHARIZARRRD
15th July 2009, 3:47 PM
named him Blue

Lightey
15th July 2009, 4:07 PM
Jack and Tyson

Mew3000
15th July 2009, 4:38 PM
I always name my rival after my little brother's name :)

Eon Master
15th July 2009, 4:47 PM
Dustin, after my friend who has the EXACT SAME personality as the rival.

Xhirachu
19th July 2009, 7:36 AM
In Diamond it's Kiba. I usually name him Gary because I liked him and he was the "original" rival. Y'know?

Pikatina
19th July 2009, 7:43 AM
My player name: Jay. My Rival's Name: Shadow (The Hedgehog)
My alternative player name: Berlitz My Rival's Alternative Name: Pearl

Cyber Cyclone
19th July 2009, 9:41 AM
Well my real name is Khaled so that's what I went with because I see no reason why not to. I called my rival Matt because my best friend at the time was called Matt and he played Pok&#233;mon too and he was usually my rival so naturally I name him Matt :)

chaotickelsey
19th July 2009, 6:12 PM
Mine's Sean in Platinum...I named him after my boyfriend and giggle to myself whenever I beat his butt.

purplepikachu
21st July 2009, 12:10 AM
I named my rival "RIVAL"... How original

TydinRyn9
21st July 2009, 1:00 AM
Named myself Tao-Kun
Rival's name: Cyus

Crazy Chaos
21st July 2009, 1:12 AM
Named my Rival, Ralph. :D Ralph was one of the default options, and when I saw it, for some reason I found it hilarious...hehe...Ralph...Ralphy Ralph Ralph! XD

Atreus
21st July 2009, 3:10 AM
I usually name my rival somethin such as Chiwi(after my dog) or maybe LR (after my cousin's initials)

SapphireGeno
21st July 2009, 3:15 AM
I named my rival Dylan because one of my friends at school is named Dylan and he's always so hyper, funny, and he's blonde too. So the rival reminded me of him. Cx haha

Nana
21st July 2009, 4:18 AM
In Platinum, I named my rival Pearl. :/ I always just choose the rival's default name, and that was it.

smartie
21st July 2009, 8:08 AM
I just called my new rival Porks. Lol, weird names own.

Xx Flare xX
21st July 2009, 8:33 AM
PINGAS! (Best name a rival could get)

PINGAS! wants to battle
PINGAS! sends out a STARAPTOR

shaq-attack
22nd July 2009, 10:53 PM
In both my Diamond and Platinum I named the rival Sirius.

SilverLanayru
8th August 2009, 5:18 AM
I don't remember what name I gave my rival for my Diamond version, but for Platinum, I named him after his Japanese name (Jun).

*Jean Grey*
8th August 2009, 3:10 PM
In Diamond, I named him IDIOT (yes, all caps, didn't realize it back then that names were now properly spelled, so it looks like yelling)and in Platinum, I named him Ross (I was Monica you see)

LadyMiir
16th November 2009, 11:37 AM
Diamond, my rival is called Damien (I just liked the name), and on Platinum, he's called Gavin (randomly chosen). I used to just call him Gary on FR/LG though.

GoombaGeek
17th November 2009, 2:28 AM
I named him Chris because he looks like a Chris.

In Silver, it was either "Some pedo" (that was hilarious "Some pedo wants to battle!") - or Mark (got it out of a guide).

Dattebayo
17th November 2009, 2:53 AM
Pearl: Itachi

Platinum: Marx

mrsora
17th November 2009, 2:55 AM
My friend and I have always named our rivals what the other named their main. In D/P I was Heisman and he was Butkus (college football awards) and in Platinum I'm Mona and he's Pogue (our dogs' names)

Swampert95x
23rd November 2009, 4:50 PM
My Rival names are:

Blue:Gary
Gold:Malakas
Silver:Jack
Sapphire:May
Emerald:May
FireRed:Gary
Pearl:Michael

Hibachi
23rd November 2009, 8:40 PM
In my current game of platinum, my rival is named Jimmy.

Shneak
23rd November 2009, 8:46 PM
Barry. I always follow the anime names for rivals.

Prinplup
24th November 2009, 5:40 PM
In both my Diamond and Platinum I named the rival Sirius.

Each time you beat him was an insult to Harry Potter, lol.

I named my rival in Platinum, Barry.

Birnax
24th November 2009, 5:47 PM
In Platinum, I named my rival Jun.

Kurloz Makara
24th November 2009, 6:57 PM
I was going to name him Hatori from Fruits Basket on my Pearl, but that was the nickname of my Piplup, so I shortened it to Tori.

When I get my Platinum this Christmas, I'm going to name him Major, the main antagonist from Hellsing, and I'll name myself Alucard. Yay!

(I'm a girl, BTW.) :D

Bomb.Exe
24th November 2009, 11:24 PM
My rival's name in Diamond is SOLOMON, after my friend who the rival reminds me of.

Trexart
25th November 2009, 11:48 PM
In my Saphire i named my rival Buthead....I was Beavis.......
In Diamond i am Butthead this time!!.......awkward......

Torpoleon
26th November 2009, 1:54 AM
I named my rival Barry in Platinum and Weirdo in Pearl. The name Weirdo is random, yes I know that. In Platinum, I named him Barry assuming that was his US name because I got the game before Barry's debut in the US anime.

arceus7
26th November 2009, 2:12 AM
sasuke d garp.

sasuke "duckbutte" GARP. < garp equals the fish that swims up peoples......

AwesomeT21
26th November 2009, 2:15 AM
Kanto games- William (my friend)
Johto- Foster or Alex (my other friends)
Sinnoh-Dakota (another friend)

Bank$
26th November 2009, 2:46 AM
I left the name as Barry. Couldn't think of anything :S

Forge
27th November 2009, 9:12 AM
I believe Damien was one of the choices that I was given. Either way, that's what mine is.

RichRI322
30th November 2009, 11:56 PM
I usually go with Akira, Seth, Minoru, or Tenchi

Wrath: Blue Spheal Ranger
1st December 2009, 4:42 PM
My Diamond rival's name was Blake, after my boyfriend when I started playing through the game.

In Platinum, my name was Maka, and my rival's name was Soul. I hope you Soul Eater fans catch the significance. ;)

Agonist
1st December 2009, 5:08 PM
Junior as in palmers son , they both act the same way

swampertlover5712
1st December 2009, 5:35 PM
i called my rival Kaz, after the dudes name in .hack.

Esmerry
1st December 2009, 5:37 PM
My rivals name is Josh. I named it after somebody I know in real life and it was the first name I was thinking of.

buizel kid
1st December 2009, 5:47 PM
i used evan in platinum and joe in diamond

Alpha Gamer
1st December 2009, 6:11 PM
I named him Paul way before I knew who Paul or Barry was. I named him after a teacher I didn't like much :D

MUFFINKID
1st December 2009, 6:55 PM
It's Tony. My dear friend name is Tony, but he live's so far away and I can't see him. So that's why the name ! :--D

GlaceonBoy
29th December 2009, 2:10 PM
Mine's Jamie... Unless It's A Rival and Not A Friend Then I Call Him Nathan... Long Story!

XX Matty XX

Champion Shirona
29th December 2009, 2:30 PM
I named myself Diamond and him Pearl in Diamond.
Platinum,named him Light

Blazing Infernape
30th December 2009, 6:37 AM
I named him Ike.

diamond11
30th December 2009, 7:30 AM
For me,Tyson. First name I thought of. Also there are Tyson Chicken Nuggets,and I wanted to eat him like one of those!^_^(NOT literal.)

diamond11
30th December 2009, 7:31 AM
For me,Tyson. First name I thought of. Also there are Tyson Chicken Nuggets,and I wanted to eat him like one of those!^_^(NOT literal.)

Scrible
30th December 2009, 8:08 AM
I named Palmers kid Jet, cause he sure as hell doesn't know how to stand still.

madogmonkey98
31st December 2009, 2:32 AM
Diamond: Marcus
Platinum:Barry
Firered: Chuck.N( The N stands for Norris)

Blue Shiny Pikachu 1
31st December 2009, 2:40 AM
Diamond:Jet
Pearl:Jet
Platinum:Jet
Yellow:Gary
Ruby:May
Emerald:May

Scrible we have the same name for our rivail. ^_^
My name in all of them:Justin

Future names:
Heart Gold:Silver
Soul Silver:Gold

My name still:Justin

^^Yoshinichi^^
31st December 2009, 2:44 AM
My Rival's name is !!!!!. I named my girl character ?????. Their names are pronounced Exclam and Question. I was bored and needed a change of pace.

purple_dragonite
4th January 2010, 9:35 PM
In Diamond I named him Adam, after my best friend, while in Platinum I just stuck with Barry.

master_zuo_ci
6th January 2010, 11:14 AM
Pearl:Chris(My name)
Diamond 1:Lu Meng
Diamond 2: Damion (Is still on my brothers play-thought)
Platinum: Chris

In March/April
HeartGold: Gendo
SoulSilver: Cao Cao

NOTE: The P/Pt play-thoughts I have females named Kris

Nebbio
6th January 2010, 11:15 AM
Diamond: Tyson
Platinum: Sid

MaliceIdol
6th January 2010, 3:38 PM
Leafgreen: Gary
Diamond: Conway
Platinum: Jeff

Lucille
12th January 2010, 1:18 AM
my Platniums rivals name is Hobbzz because thats what I call my best friend

Attack_Kitty
12th January 2010, 1:51 AM
Gilles. He's named after my betta fish that died a few months ago. :'(

It's a french name, pronounced g-heel.

Dan The Poke Man
12th January 2010, 2:09 AM
Dousche.

I called the one in Diamond Paul. Platinum was Reece? I believe?

Fire-Red was Gary, then Reece.

Agonist
12th January 2010, 2:26 AM
Diamond...don't remember...hmm, I'll back to that
Platinum....Barry..

Edit: dan the poke man, you spelled douche wrong...there's no s

Juputoru
12th January 2010, 2:36 AM
DPt: Gabriel. I named him that in Diamond because I was on AIM with a good friend(named Gabriel) when I first started playing and I named my rival that to spite him(OH LOOK GABRIEL, YOU RAN INTO ME LIKE AN IDIOT AGAIN). The name's stuck ever since.
RBYGSC:Boring default names of "Gary"/"Silver"
FRLG:Gary. Again.

Rosemary
14th January 2010, 5:42 AM
On Diamond I named him Markus random name.

caterpie2
15th January 2010, 3:41 AM
emerald: i forget i'll edit later
diamond: tommy
platinum: gavin

The Unknown Trainer
15th January 2010, 3:59 AM
Platinum Fox because thats what my friend named his guy.