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This article is about the anime characterttp:// Also, in regards to another quote from this episode, Misty m. For other uses, see Misty.
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Hometown: Cerulean City
Region: Kanto
Family: Lily, Violet and Daisy
Friends: Ash

Professor Oak

Class: Gym Leader
First Appearance: Pokémon - I Choose You!
Voice actor: Mayumi Iizuka (Japanese)

Rachael Lillis (English)(4kids)
Michele Knotz (English) (Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon and BW118)

Misty's first appearance was in the very first episode of the anime series, Pokémon - I Choose You!. In this episode, she first meets Ash after fishing him out of the water when he was trying to get away from Spearow. Ash then takes Misty's bike from her in order to escape the Spearow, which is then wrecked by Pikachu's ThunderShock. Misty then tracks down Ash and follows him around on his adventures until he can pay her back. She eventually forgets about the bike and becomes one of Ash's closest friends. She is also the Cerulean City Gym Leader.


The youngest of the Four Cerulean Sisters. Misty's personality in the anime can be very complex at times. She can be very nice to her friends but will then quickly change moods in a short amount of time, particularly anger. She is quite proficient in anything having to do with water as can be seen in certain episodes where she has ability in fishing, swimming, and overall Water Pokémon training.

Eventually, after the Silver Conference in Johto, Misty's bike was repaired, leaving Misty without an excuse to follow Ash around. Around this time, Misty's sisters call her to inform her that they are going on a world tour and need her back at the Gym. Even though she wanted to stay with Ash, Misty felt obligated to watch over the Gym. The two went their separate ways, and Misty became the official Gym Leader at Cerulean City's Gym.

In the series, Misty first is seen wearing a yellow tank top with red suspenders and light blue denim shorts. Her shoes were colored red and white, with a yellow streak in the middle. In this costume, her midriff was showing, although her belly button is not most of the time (it is, however, shown when she is wearing a bikini).

Misty's second costume is later shown after she meets up with the main group in Hoenn, after she had already left. Here she wears a yellow, sleeveless jacket with a blue collar, and a large blue button. She also wears short, form-fitting shorts that is connected to a crimson colored upper body piece, which may be a swimsuit. Her shoes are now light and burnt orange.

Misty and Togepi

In Pokémon Chronicles, Misty is wearing a sleeveless yellow sweater and blue shorts, a white belt and dark purple shoes.

Pokémon: Advanced

Misty has only appeared as a guest star in the remainder of the Pokémon series. In one of her cameo appearances in the Advanced Generation series, her Togepi evolves into Togetic. Misty releases Togetic after it chooses to stay behind to defend the Mirage Kingdom. After Ash finishes competing in the Hoenn League, he returns home to Pallet Town to find Misty waiting for him. However, she isn't the only one to rejoin Ash, as May, Max, and Brock join him as well for the Battle Frontier challenges. She travels with Ash for two episodes, and shortly after returns to her Gym.

In Jirachi Wish Maker, Ash mentions that he misses her every day and that they will always be friends forever (English dub only).

Diamond and Pearl series

Misty did not appear at all during the Diamond and Pearl series, although Ash mentioned her to Dawn when he once used her fishing lure to catch Buizel.

Misty is seen briefly in Pokémon DP Special Episode 2 in a photo, as well as May, Max, Ash, Pikachu, Dawn, and Piplup, in memory of their absence from the series.

Black and White series

Misty appeared in a series of flashbacks in BW118 when Ash tells the story of how he raised a Charmander that evolved into a Charizard, but has not had appeared in-person since the special, The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon.


Misty has a slight inferiority complex, mostly due to her three sisters Daisy, Lily, and Violet who formed the group "The Three Sensational Sisters" (their synchronized swimming group) and refer to Misty as the "runt". This complex diminishes over time as Misty grows closer to Daisy. The Sensational Sisters are the ones who usually run the Cerulean Gym, although Misty battled Ash when he challenged the Gym for his Cascade Badge.

Early in the series, Misty is depicted as having a quick temper, spoiled attitude, and being stubborn, as she and Ash are traveling through Viridian Forest,

Misty's least favorite Pokémon are Bug-types; she freaks out, whenever she encounters a Bug-type, this was first introduced when she refused to befriend Ash's Caterpie. Misty makes a statement that,Bugs are one of the three things she strongly dislikes, the other two being carrots and peppers. The only Bug-type Pokémon that Misty is not scared are ones that she thinks are cute or pretty like, Butterfree and Ledyba, or some that don't look like bugs, like Pineco, also there some she think they're great like Heracross.

As the series continues, she gradually shows herself to be kind and sensible. She restrains Brock from girls, often pulling him away by the ear.

Misty aims to be a world-class Water-type Pokémon trainer despite her sisters' ridicule. Her well-trained Pokémon reflect her aspiration. She admires the Ice-type trainer Lorelei.

File:Misty Shadow.jpg

When a Pokémon egg that Ash had been carrying in his backpack hatches, the new-born Pokémon Togepi chooses Misty as its "Mama". This causes Misty to take on a motherly role to Togepi, being virtually inseparable from it until its evolution. After it evolved, she released it into the Mirage Kingdom to protect other Togepi. She also has undeniable romantic feelings for Ash, which is hinted numerous time throughout the show and some of the songs she sings in (such as Misty's Song, which she sings about her love for him), though she never confesses, and Ash seems oblivious to her feelings.

She is currently the leader for the Cerulean City gym.



Pokémon Information
Misty's Psyduck was in Hypno's Naptime and caught at HopHopHop Town, where Psyduck freely went into Misty's Poké Ball.
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Corsola was caught in episode The Corsola Caper after the gang found a bunch of Corsola for a family.
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Horsea was caught when the gang was trying to stop a giant Tentacruel from destroying a city.
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Caserin appeared in the Pokémon Chronicles. Team Rocket attempted to capture it.
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Gyarados and Misty have a nice relationship at Cerulean Blues. When she appeared in Pokémon Advanced, everyone was shocked of how she was controlling a Gyarados and she got over her fear of it.
Magikarp → Gyarados
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Misty's Starmie is one of Misty's Pokémon that see used during her travels through Kanto and Johto.
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Misty's Staryu was one of the three original Pokémon acquired by Misty in the Kanto region in the anime, and Misty also has a Staryu in most of the games she appeared in.
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Marill Azurill
Tracey gave Misty an egg and which ended up hatching into an Azurill after she released Togepi.
Egg → Azurill
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Misty's Goldeen is a Pokémon Misty caught in Kanto. It still resides with her in the Cerulean Gym. Goldeen is one of Misty's favorite Pokémon.
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Misty's Politoed is one of Misty's Pokémon that she caught in the Orange Islands as a Poliwag. It evolved from a Poliwag to Poliwhirl in "The Totodile Duel" and evolved again from Poliwhirl to Politoed in "Outrageous Fortunes" when it accidentally touched a King's Rock, causing it to evolve. It currently resides in the Cerulean Gym with Misty.
Poliwag → Poliwhirl → Politoed
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Cerulean shellder
Shellder is one of many of the Pokémon that reside in the Cerulean City Gym.
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Cerulean Gym's Seaking
Seaking is one of the many Pokémon that reside in the Cerulean City Gym.
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Misty's Pokemon
These Goldeen are a few of the many Pokémon that reside in the Cerulean City Gym.
Goldeen (x4)
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Misty's Pokemon
The Cerulean Gym's mascot was a Seel. In "The Misty Mermaid," Seel battled against Team Rocket, and evolved into Dewgong. Dewgong has made several appearances in Pokemon Chronicles.


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Ash found it as an egg and soon it hatched into a Togepi. Ash wanted it, but Togepi liked Misty, so it chose Misty. When Misty visited Ash on his Hoenn journey, Team Rocket invaded and Togepi evolved into Togetic. Misty left it to protect the Togepi Kingdom in the episode of Togepi Mirage.
Egg → Togepi → Togetic


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Ash Pikachu
Misty used Ash's Pikachu in episode "Princess vs. Princess".
Ash's Pikachu
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Misty used Ash's Squirtle in episode "Beauty in the Beach".
Ash's Squirtle
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Ash Bulbasaur
Misty used Ash's Bulbasaur in episode "Princess vs. Princess".
Ash's Bulbasaur
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Misty used Brock's Vulpix in episode "Princess vs. Princess".
Brock's Vulpix

Voice actresses

  • English: Rachael Lillis (main anime), Michele Knotz (Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon, main anime)
  • Japanese: Mayumi Iizuka
  • Swedish: Anna Book
  • Norwegian: Anine Kruse
  • German: Angela Wiederhut
  • Dutch: Marlies Somers
  • Italian: Alessandra Karpoff
  • Spanish: Miriam Valencia, Pilar Gonzalez-Aguado
  • Czech: Eva Spoustova
  • Greek: Michaella Antoniou
  • Danish: Lulu Jacobsen (Season 1-2), Simone Drechsler (Season 7), Annevig Schlede-Ebbe (Season 6-8)
  • Canadian French: Kim Jalabert
  • Arabic: Majd Zaza
  • Catalan: Nina Romero
  • Polish: Iwona Rulewicz
  • Russian: Tatiana Zinovenko
  • Filipino: Candice Arellano
  • Mandarin: Lin Kailing, Long Xianhui, Xie Jiaojuan, Lin Meixiu
  • Brazilian Portuguese: Marcia Regina
  • Serbian: Maja Dakic
  • Croatian: Jasna Palic-Picukaric, Olga Pakalovic
  • Korean: Chi Mi-Ae
  • French: Fanny Roy
  • Thai: Sansanee Wattananumomchan
  • Hebrew: Adi Ben Israel, Na'ama Ozen, Talia Barkai
  • Portuguese: Helena Montez, Paula Pais, Carla, Isabel Ribas
  • Iberian Spanish: Xochitl Ugarte
  • Turkish: Birtanem Coskun-Candaner


  • Despite Misty being a Water-type trainer, she has had some exceptions in the anime which are, Togepi which is a normal type, Togetic which evolved from Togepi is a Normal/Flying Dual type, and Azurill which is a Normal type.
  • Misty is the first victim of the recurring gag in the anime where Ash's Pikachu destroys every main female character's bike. This gag was also transferred to May and Dawn. However the gag did not affect Iris because she did not have a bike.
  • In the anime, Misty possess a fear of most Bug-type (although certain bug Pokémon like Ash's Butterfree and Ash's Heracross don't seem to bother her).
  • She also has a fear on Gyarados after crawling into its mouth as a baby, despite it is part Water-type. She overcame this fear and she had a Gyarados on her own that knows Flamethrower.
  • Misty was the one who originated the gag of pulling Brock away from pretty women. She pulled Brock on the ear every time he flirted with a pretty woman. This gag transferred to Max in Hoenn and then Brock's Croagunk in Sinnoh (though Croagunk used Poison Jab instead of pulling Brock's ear).
  • Misty originally called Ash's Caterpie "ugly" and "disgusting"; Ash later attempted to leave Misty only to have her secretly following him. Once it evolved to Butterfree she warmed up to it.
  • Misty has 3 things she has a strong dislike for. They are carrots, peppers, and bugs stated in episode 3 of the first series.
  • In the second Pokémon movie, Misty got jealous after Melody kisses Ash. However, she denied having a crush on Ash.


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