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|image = Professor Rowan.png
 
|image = Professor Rowan.png
 
|jname = '''ナナカマド博士''' ''Dr. Nanakamado''
 
|jname = '''ナナカマド博士''' ''Dr. Nanakamado''
|age = 60 or more
 
 
|hometown = [[Sandgem Town]]
 
|hometown = [[Sandgem Town]]
 
|region = Sinnoh
 
|region = Sinnoh
 
|family = Unnamed son, daughter-in-law, and granddaughter
 
|family = Unnamed son, daughter-in-law, and granddaughter
 
|friends = [[Professor Oak]]
 
|friends = [[Professor Oak]]
*[[Lucas]]/[[Dawn (game)|Dawn]]
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*[[Lucas (game)|Lucas]]/[[Dawn (game)|Dawn]]
 
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|undefined
 
|game = [[Pokémon Diamond and Pearl|Diamond, Pearl]] and [[Pokémon Platinum|Platinum]]
 
|game = [[Pokémon Diamond and Pearl|Diamond, Pearl]] and [[Pokémon Platinum|Platinum]]
 
|generationnum = IV
 
|generationnum = IV
 
|Class = [[Professor]]
 
|Class = [[Professor]]
}}
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|voiceact = [[Iemasa Kayumi]] (Japanese)<br/>[[Sean Reyes]] (English)}}
'''Professor Rowan''' (Japanese: '''ナナカマド博士''' ''Dr. Nanakamado'') is a character who first appeared in the [[Generation IV]] games [[Pokémon Diamond and Pearl]] and is also known as the leading Professor of the [[Sinnoh]] region. He appears to have a serious demeanor, compared to previous Professors' kind and cheery attitudes.
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'''Professor Rowan''' is a character who first appeared in the [[Generation IV]] games [[Pokémon Diamond and Pearl]] and is also known as the leading Professor of the [[Sinnoh]] region. He appears to have a serious demeanor, compared to previous Professors' kind and cheery attitudes.
   
==In the games==
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==Appearance==
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==Personality==
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==Biography==
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===Games===
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====Main Games====
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=====Diamond & Pearl=====
 
Professor Rowan is responsible for giving beginner trainers a starter [[Pokémon]], specifically [[Turtwig]], [[Chimchar]], or [[Piplup]].
 
Professor Rowan is responsible for giving beginner trainers a starter [[Pokémon]], specifically [[Turtwig]], [[Chimchar]], or [[Piplup]].
   
As the lead manager of his laboratory, like [[Prof. Oak]], Professor Rowan is given the task of introducing the player throughout the beginning of the game as well as helping his assistant, [[Dawn (game)|Dawn]] or [[Lucas (Game)|Lucas]], choose which Pokémon to start with. Professor Rowan can be found in [[Sandgem Town]] researching and collecting data on various [[Pokémon]]. He also upgrades the player's [[Pokédex]] to National Mode when they have seen 150 [[Sinnoh]] [[Pokémon]].
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As the lead manager of his laboratory, like [[Prof. Oak]], Professor Rowan is given the task of introducing the player throughout the beginning of the game as well as helping his assistant, [[Dawn (game)|Dawn]] or [[Lucas (game)|Lucas]], choose which Pokémon to start with. Professor Rowan can be found in [[Sandgem Town]] researching and collecting data on various [[Pokémon]]. He also upgrades the player's [[Pokédex]] to National Mode when they have seen 150 [[Sinnoh]] [[Pokémon]].
   
==In the anime ==
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=====Platinum=====
Professor Rowan appeared in the [[DP001: Following A Maiden's Voyage!|first]], [[DP002: Two Degrees of Separation!|second]] and [[DP003: When Pokémon Worlds Collide!|third]] episodes of the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl anime. Professor Rowan first appeared in ''[[DP001: Following A Maiden's Voyage!|Following A Maiden's Journey!]]'' where he helped [[Dawn (anime)|Dawn]] find her way to the [[Pokémon Center]] so she could pick out a starter Pokémon. When she arrived there, the starters had escaped, so she went to find them. On the way she befriended the [[Dawn's Piplup|Piplup]]. Later, she chose it to go with her on her journey with [[Ash]] and [[Brock]].
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=====X & Y=====
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Prior to Pokémon X & Y, Professor Rowan has taught Professor Sycamore a lot about Pokémon Evolution when he was young.
   
==Pokémon==
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===Manga===
====Given Away====
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====Adventures====
{{Template:AnimePokémon
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===Anime===
|type = water
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====Main Series====
|image = DawnPiplup.png
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=====Diamond and Pearl=====
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Professor Rowan first appeared in [[DP001: Following A Maiden's Voyage!]] when he helped [[Dawn (anime)|Dawn]] find her way tot he [[Pokémon Center]] so she could pick out a starter Pokémon. When she arrived there, the starters had escaped, so she went to find them. On the way she befriended the [[Dawn's Piplup|Piplup]]. Later, she chose it to go with her on her journey with [[Ash Ketchum|Ash]] and [[Brock (anime)|Brock]].
   
|nameline = [[Dawn's Piplup|Piplup]]
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==Sprites==
|gender = male}}
 
 
== Sprite ==
 
 
{{TrainerSpriteTop|type = mix|altwidth = 400}}
 
{{TrainerSpriteTop|type = mix|altwidth = 400}}
 
{{TrainerSpriteHeader|HeaderName = {{Color|000|Overworld Sprite from}} {{Color2|000|Generation IV|Gen.IV}}}}
 
{{TrainerSpriteHeader|HeaderName = {{Color|000|Overworld Sprite from}} {{Color2|000|Generation IV|Gen.IV}}}}
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{{TrainerSpriteHeader|HeaderName = {{Color|000|Starting Sprite with Buneary from}} {{Color2|000|Pokémon Platinum|Platinum}}}}
 
{{TrainerSpriteHeader|HeaderName = {{Color|000|Starting Sprite with Buneary from}} {{Color2|000|Pokémon Platinum|Platinum}}}}
 
{{TrainerSpriteHeaderEnd}}
 
{{TrainerSpriteHeaderEnd}}
{{TrainerSpriteBody|Type = ???|ImageName = ProfessorRowan.png}}
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{{TrainerSpriteBody|type = ???|ImageName = ProfessorRowan.png}}
{{TrainerSpriteBody|Type = ???|ImageName = ProfRowanInJapanNanakamado2.png}}
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{{TrainerSpriteBody|type = ???|ImageName = ProfRowanInJapanNanakamado2.png}}
{{TrainerSpriteBody|Type = ???|ImageName = ProfRowanSprite.png}}
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{{TrainerSpriteBody|type = ???|ImageName = ProfRowanSprite.png}}
{{TrainerSpriteBody|Type = ???|ImageName = ProfRowanInJapanNanakamado1.png}}
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{{TrainerSpriteBody|type = ???|ImageName = ProfRowanInJapanNanakamado1.png}}
 
{{TrainerSpriteEnd}}
 
{{TrainerSpriteEnd}}
   
=== Starter Pokémon ===
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==Pokémon==
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===Games===
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====Main Games====
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=====Starter Pokemon=====
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=====D/P/Pt=====
 
{{TrainerSpriteTop|type = mix|altwidth = 300}}
 
{{TrainerSpriteTop|type = mix|altwidth = 300}}
 
{{TrainerSpriteHeader|HeaderName = {{color2|000|Turtwig}}}}
 
{{TrainerSpriteHeader|HeaderName = {{color2|000|Turtwig}}}}
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{{TrainerSpriteEnd}}
 
{{TrainerSpriteEnd}}
   
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===Anime===
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====Main Series====
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=====Given away=====
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{{AnimePokémon
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|type = water
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|image = DawnPiplup.png
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|nameline = [[Dawn's Piplup|Piplup]]
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|gender = male |info = This Piplup was given to Dawn after she resued it and a Chimchar from some Ariados. Piplup never evolves, and remains Dawn's best friend through out her time in the anime. }}
   
== Gallery ==
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=====Uses in his studies=====
<gallery captionalign="left" spacing="small" widths="100">
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{{AnimePokémon
Dawn Rowan.jpg
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|type2 = flying
ProfRowan 2.jpg
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|type = normal
</gallery>
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|image = Rowan Starly.png
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|nameline = [[Starly]]}}
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{{AnimePokémon
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|type2 = flying
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|type = normal
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|image = Rowan Staraptor.png
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|nameline = [[Professor Rowan's Staraptor|Staraptor]]}}
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
*Professor Rowan is the only regional professor that does not wear a lab coat in their artwork.
 
*Professor Rowan is the only regional professor that does not wear a lab coat in their artwork.
*Professor Rowan is the only professor who's lab isn't in the player's starter town (until Black and White 2)
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*Professor Rowan has taught Professor Sycamore a lot about Pokémon Evolution when he was young.
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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Dawn Rowan.jpg
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ProfRowan 2.jpg
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</gallery>
 
{{Professor}}
 
{{Professor}}
[[Category:Characters]]
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{{Pokémon DP 1 char}}
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{{Pokémon DP 2 char}}
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{{Pokémon DP 3 char}}
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[[Category:Male Characters]]
 
[[Category:Male Characters]]
[[Category:Game Characters]]
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[[Category:Pokémon game characters]]
 
[[Category:Professor]]
 
[[Category:Professor]]
 
[[Category:Researcher]]
 
[[Category:Researcher]]
 
[[Category:Pokémon anime characters]]
 
[[Category:Pokémon anime characters]]
 
[[Category:Characters from Sinnoh]]
 
[[Category:Characters from Sinnoh]]
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[[Category:Pokémon Manga characters]]
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[[Category:Pokémon movie characters]]

Latest revision as of 20:24, December 10, 2014

Professor Rowan
(ナナカマド博士 Dr. Nanakamado)
Professor Rowan
General
Hometown: Sandgem Town
Region: Sinnoh
Advanced Information
Game(s): Diamond, Pearl and Platinum
Relative(s): Unnamed son, daughter-in-law, and granddaughter
Friend(s): Professor Oak
Debut Generation: IV
Class: Professor
Voice actor: Iemasa Kayumi (Japanese)
Sean Reyes (English)

Professor Rowan is a character who first appeared in the Generation IV games Pokémon Diamond and Pearl and is also known as the leading Professor of the Sinnoh region. He appears to have a serious demeanor, compared to previous Professors' kind and cheery attitudes.

AppearanceEdit

PersonalityEdit

BiographyEdit

GamesEdit

Main GamesEdit

Diamond & PearlEdit

Professor Rowan is responsible for giving beginner trainers a starter Pokémon, specifically Turtwig, Chimchar, or Piplup.

As the lead manager of his laboratory, like Prof. Oak, Professor Rowan is given the task of introducing the player throughout the beginning of the game as well as helping his assistant, Dawn or Lucas, choose which Pokémon to start with. Professor Rowan can be found in Sandgem Town researching and collecting data on various Pokémon. He also upgrades the player's Pokédex to National Mode when they have seen 150 Sinnoh Pokémon.

PlatinumEdit
X & YEdit

Prior to Pokémon X & Y, Professor Rowan has taught Professor Sycamore a lot about Pokémon Evolution when he was young.

MangaEdit

AdventuresEdit

AnimeEdit

Main SeriesEdit

Diamond and PearlEdit

Professor Rowan first appeared in DP001: Following A Maiden's Voyage! when he helped Dawn find her way tot he Pokémon Center so she could pick out a starter Pokémon. When she arrived there, the starters had escaped, so she went to find them. On the way she befriended the Piplup. Later, she chose it to go with her on her journey with Ash and Brock.

SpritesEdit

Overworld Sprite from Gen.IV


Starting Sprite from Gen.IV


Starting Sprite with Munchlax from Diamond and Pearl


Starting Sprite with Buneary from Platinum
ProfessorRowan


ProfRowanInJapanNanakamado2


ProfRowanSprite


ProfRowanInJapanNanakamado1


PokémonEdit

GamesEdit

Main GamesEdit

Starter PokemonEdit
D/P/PtEdit
Turtwig


Chimchar


Piplup
Turtwig BW
Chimchar BW
Piplup BW

AnimeEdit

Main SeriesEdit

Given awayEdit
Pokémon Information
DawnPiplup
This Piplup was given to Dawn after she resued it and a Chimchar from some Ariados. Piplup never evolves, and remains Dawn's best friend through out her time in the anime.
Piplup
Uses in his studiesEdit
Pokémon Information
Rowan Starly
No information available
Starly
Pokémon Information
Rowan Staraptor
No information available
Staraptor

TriviaEdit

  • Professor Rowan is the only regional professor that does not wear a lab coat in their artwork.

GalleryEdit

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