200px-Diamond Pearl Cyrus
I must say... You are a remarkable specimen. Those Pokémon have nothing to do with you, do they? But still you come to rescue them out of pity? Such pitifully useless emotions... It's illogical and irrational. Pity and compassion are products of the weak and faulty human heart. You were compelled to come here by such vacuous sentimentality! I will make you regret paying heed to your heart!
~ Cyrus before battling the Player


Cyrus is the nihilistic main antagonist of the Sinnoh Pokémon games. He is the leader of Team Galactic and wishes to use the power of Palkia and Dialga to erase the universe, and remake it as a realm devoid of spirit.

However, he was not always this way. Cyrus had spent his childhood in Sunyshore City, where he was an excellent, if asocial, student. Despite his good academic standing, his parents refused to be satisfied, leaving Cyrus dejected and lost. These experiences led Cyrus to believe that emotion was the root of all strife, and that the only way to put an end to all conflict was to cleanse the world of its influence.

Powers and Stats

Tier: At least 7-B. Low 2-C with prep

Name: Cyrus

Origin: Pokémon

Gender: Male

Age: Unknown

Classification: Galactic Boss, Pokémon Trainer

Powers and Abilities: His Pokémon possess Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Fire Manipulation, Darkness Manipulation, Electricity Manipulation, Flight, Telekinesis, Poison Manipulation, Status Effect Inducement, Water Manipulation, Ice Manipulation, Earth Manipulation

Attack Potency: At least City level+ (Stronger than Candice and owns a well trained Gyarados, and most of his other Pokémon should be at least on par). Universe level+ with preparation (Created the Red Chain with the powers of the Lake Trio, allowing him to restrain and control Palkia and Dialga)

Speed: Likely Transonic (Faster than Candice)

Lifting Strength: Unknown, Varies

Striking Strength: At least City Class+

Durability: At least City level+ (Can take hits from either Dawn or Lucas, who by this point has already fought Candice)

Stamina: High

Range: Varies depending on the Pokémon

Standard Equipment: Houndoom, Honchcrow, Crobat, Gyarados, Weavile

Intelligence: Genius level. Runs a criminal organization, and was very close to creating his own universe.

Weaknesses: Is a normal man without his Pokémon. His team is crippled by Rock-type attacks.

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