|“||The creation of Shadow Pokémon that permanently resist purification. That was the first step. Next, I plan to create an army of Shadow Pokémon that work independently on my orders alone. When this second step is done, I will take over the world without having to rely on bothersome people.||„|
|~ Greevil to Michael|
Greevil (Japanese: デスゴルド Deathgold) is the leader of the criminal group Cipher. He is the only character in the game to have the Trainer class Grand Master (Japanese: シャドー総帥 Shadow Leader).
Powers and Stats
Tier: 9-C | At least 6-C | At least Low 6-B | 6-B
Name: Greevil, Mr. Verich
Gender: Male. | Varies for his Pokémon.
Classification: Pokémon Trainer, Grand Master
Powers and Abilities: Peak Human Physical Characteristics | Superhuman Physical Characteristics [All], Shadow Manipulation [Rhydon], Shadow Manipulation [Exeggutor], Shadow Manipulation [Tauros]/Electricity Manipulation, Darkness Manipulation, Metal Manipulation [Menectric], Air Manipulation, Metal Manipulation, Earth Manipulation, Flight [Swellow], Telekinesis, Electricity Manipulation, Ice Manipulation [Starmie], Earth Manipulation, Energy Manipulation, Martial Arts [Granbull], Draconic Energy Projection, Earth Manipulation, Air Manipulation, Metal Manipulation, Flight [Altaria], Earth Manipulation, Rock Manipulation, Air Manipulation, Flight [Aerodactyl] | Shadow Fire Manipulation, Flight [Moltres], Shadow Ice Manipulation, Flight [Articuno], Shadow Electricity Manipulation, Flight [Zapdos] | Shadow Air Manipulation, Telekinesis, Flight [Shadow Lugia]
Speed: Peak Human | At least Sub-Relativistic (Faster than Eldes) | At least Sub-Relativistic, likely higher | At least Sub-Relativistic, likely higher
Lifting Strength: Athletic Human | At least Class G | Unknown | At least Class K with telekinesis
Striking Strength: Street Class | At least Island Class | At least Small Country Class | Country Class
Durability: Street level | At least Island level | At least Small Country level | Country level
Stamina: High. | Very high for his Pokémon. | Extremely high for Shadow Lugia.
Range: Standard melee range. | Standard melee range, tens of kilometers on the Pokémon and Move. | Extended melee range. Hundreds of kilometers with most attacks. | Extended melee range. Hundreds of kilometers with most attacks.
Standard Equipment: His cane [which does not in battle] and Pokéballs with Shadow Rhydon, Exeggutor and Tauros/Menectric, Swellow, Starmie, Granbull, Altaria and Aerodactyl | Shadow Moltres, Shadow Articuno and Shadow Zapdos. | Shadow Lugia.
Intelligence: Gifted (Is a skilled pokémon trainer, which resurrected and led Cipher with its army of Shadow Pokémon)
Weaknesses: Normal human weaknesses. | Varies depending on the Pokémon. | Mostly weak to Rock type attacks. | Weak to Rock, Ghost, Electric and Ice type moves.
Notable Attacks/Techniques: For a list of all of his Pokémon, see here.
Note: All the Shadow Pokémon are considered to be stronger than their normal forms.
After others are snagged