This will be a more manga-like take on the typical adventure through Kalos, meaning trainers should be the approximate age that they would be in real life if they were to set out on an adventure (14 at the youngest), there will be mild violence and darker undertones, and relationships between characters are allowed (just make it tasteful). Every character has a unique background, so I am not forcing everyone to start the typical way where you begin in the starter town and receive a starter Pokémon or even a Pokédex. The way this rp will work is everyone will meet in Lumiose city and continue on from there. At the end characters will have an option to compete in the Pokémon League Tournament (similar to the anime). Your character’s backstory will be how included in your character applications and will be how I decide whether or not to accept you. The only starters available are the three Kalos starters unless you come up with a very compelling backstory as to how you acquired it (but be prepared for me to judge you on a much harder scale if you decide to do so). Please refrain from creating basic teams, let’s keep repeated Pokémon amongst characters to a minimum so we can enjoy some diversity, it’s no fun if every-other trainer has an eeveelution and there’s always someone who wants to be a dragon master. There will be a two character limit, but if you decide to do two don’t make them both the center of attention, and preferably they would not interact much to encourage more interactions between different people’s characters. I would expect at least one post a day, which should be at least a paragraph long, in order to keep the RP moving forward; however, if you inform me ahead of time of an inability to post I’ll understand. Current Character Pokemon Teams Atticus: Fennekin, Shuppet Hitoshi: Buizel, Chespin Ty: Eevee, Froakie Mathilda: Litleo(Renèe) Sylvia: Happiny(Happy), Riolu(Anubis), Espurr(Miao) Tony: Mawile, Bagon Anthony: Voltorb Character Sheet Name: Age: Gender: Sexuality: Appearance: Personality: RP Role: Current Pokémon: Preferred Final Team: (Not definite, but there for general idea) Backstory/RP Example: My Character (use as a reference) Name: Atticus Gryffin Age: 15 Gender: Male Sexuality: Straight Appearance: Atticus has dreamed of being a Pokémon trainer his entire life and looks the part. He has tan skin from being outside all the time, and wears a white hat with a red section blocked out in the front (Like an inverse of Red’s hat from the Manga). His hat pushes his spiky black hair down to the level where it reaches his green eyes. He wears an unzipped black sweatshirt that has a white hood with its sleeves rolled up to his elbows over a red t-shirt that has a white outline of a pokeball design in the middle. He also wears dark blue jeans, white athletic shoes, and a silver one strapped backpack. Personality: Atticus is simply a good guy. His genuine kindness and compassion make him an easy person to befriend, and also motivates his Pokémon to battle their hardest for him. He does not think things at face value, instead he remains open minded and investigates the meaning behind everything. He hopes to live up to the example set by the book character he was named after, and as a result has become very wise and intuitive for his age; this makes him a common source for advice amongst friends, and is advantageous in battling as it enables him to often predict what his opponent will do. However, above all else, Atticus prides himself on being honorable and would much rather fail than succeed in what he views as a “dirty” or “cheap” way. RP Role: Main Group Current Pokémon: Fennekin Preferred Final Team: Delphox, Banette, Dunsparce, Slurpuff, Honchkrow, Luxray Backstory: Atticus comes from the town of Dendemille. Growing up, he often assisted his parents in helping run the windmill plant, but always longed for more excitement. His wish was granted when one day he saw Professor Sycamore passing through the town. He begged him to take him with to Lumiose, saying he wanted to begin his Pokémon journey. It took some persuading, but he finally convinced his parents to agree and gained the professor’s approval. After arriving in the city, Sycamore paid to purchase him a “proper” Pokémon trainer outfit and gifted him pokeballs, a Pokédex, and most importantly, a Fennekin. RP Example: Atticus energetically shook the professor’s hand, repeatedly thanking him for the opportunity to go on an adventure. He could barely contain his excitement as he hopped up and down in the elevator before sprinting his way out of the laboratory and onto the streets of the biggest city in Kalos. “Wow Fennekin look at that.” He announced in awe as he signaled to the now illuminated Lumiose Tower. Atticus wanted to get his adventure started right away, and headed towards Santalune city, where his first gym battle would take place. Just when He and Fennekin reached the entrance to the route, their stomachs simultaneously grumbled. Atticus was so caught up with starting his journey he had forgotten how long it had been since he ate. “Fennekin, I guess our adventure will be postponed a little bit, let’s go get some food!” He laughed and his new Pokémon yipped in agreement as they headed to a nearby café.