Brendan (ユウキ, Yūki) is the male choice for the player character in Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald, and also serves as the rival in the same games if the player chooses to play as the female character.


Pokémon games

Other Media


Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire

First battle

Second battle

Third battle

Fourth battle

Pokémon Emerald

First battle

Brendan's first battle was when prof. Birch was attacked by a Zigzagoon  he had to pick either Treecko, Torchic, or Mudkip . After the battle the professor will give you a pokedex and will let you choose to name your Pokémon.

Second battle (Optional)

Third battle

Fourth battle

Fifth Battle


  • In pre-release of Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, he was referred to as Orlando though this was not shown much. The only obvious remnant of this name is the demo where the player's name is such.
Pokémon playable characters
Main series RedLeafEthanKrisLyraBrendanMayLucasDawnHilbertHildaNateRosaCalemSerenaElioSeleneChaseElaineVictorGloria
Spin-off games SolanaLunickKellynKateBenSummerMarkMintLucy FleetfootTodd SnapWesMichaelTim GoodmanScottieBettie
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