HeartGold SoulSilver Lance
Ah! I heard about you, Red! I lead the Elite Four! You can call me Lance the dragon trainer! You know that dragons are mythical Pokémon! They’re hard to catch and raise, but their powers are superior! They’re virtually indestructible! Well, are you ready to lose? Your League challenge ends with me, Red!
~ Lance, as a Elite Four, vs Red
I’ve been waiting for you. Ethan! I knew that you, with your skills, would eventually reach me here. There's no need for words now. We will battle to determine who is the stronger of the two of us. As the most powerful trainer and as the Pokémon League Champion… I, Lance the dragon master, accept your challenge!
~ Lance, as a Champion vs Ethan


Lance (ワタル Wataru) is a Dragon-type Trainer, a member of the Kanto Elite Four in Pokémon Red, Blue, Fire Red and Leaf Green. 3 years later, after Red and Blue left the Indigo Plateau, he becamd Pokémon Champion of Kanto in Gold, Silver, Crystal, HeartGold and SoulSilver. Later on, he participated in the Pokémon World Tournament in Black 2 and White 2.

Powers and Stats

Tier: 10-B | At least 7-C, likely 7-B | At least 7-B | At least 7-A, likely higher | At least High 7-A

Name: Lance

Origin: Pokémon

Gender: Male | Male | Male | Male

Age: Late Teens to Early 20s (FR/LG) | Early to Mid 20s (HG/SS) | Late 20s to Early 30s (B2/W2)

Classification: Pokémon Trainer, Elite Four Member | Pokémon Champion

Powers and Abilities: None | Varies, though all of his Pokémon have varying degrees of Superhuman Physical Characteristics | Water Manipulation, Energy Manipulation, Statistics Amplification, Darkness Manipulation, Electricity Manipulation, Earth Manipulation, Ice Manipulation, Status Effect Inducement via Intimidate with Gyarados | Statistics Amplification, Energy Manipulation, Ice Manipulation, Electricity Manipulation, Rage Power with Dragonair | Sound Manipulation, Energy Manipulation, Flight, Earth Manipulation, Status Effect Inducement, Darkness Manipulation, Electricity Manipulation with Aerodactyl | Statistics Amplification, Energy Manipulation, Forcefield, Electricity Manipulation, Ice Manipulation, Fire Manipulation, Rage Power, Earth Manipulation with Dragonite | Fire Manipulation, Energy Manipulation, Flight, Air Manipulation, Darkness Manipulation with Charizard | Fire Manipulation, Darkness Manipulation, Healing, Earth Manipulation, Darkness Manipulation with Salamance | Rage Power, Statistics Amplification, Sound Manipulation, Earth Manipulation with Garchomp | Energy Manipulation, Afterimage Creation, OHKO via Perish Song with Altaria | Magma Manipulation, Energy Manipulation, Flight with Flygon | Energy Manipulation, Darkness Manipulation, Fire Manipulation, Earth Manipulation with Hydreigon | Water Manipulation, Energy Manipulation, Ice Manipulation with Kingdra | Earth Manipulation, Rage Power, Statistics Amplification with Haxorus

Attack Potency: Human level | At least Town level, likely City level (Stronger than Bruno’s Machamp. Commands a well-trained Aerodactyl, Gyarados and Dragonite) | At least City level (Stronger than the Elite Four and his cousin, Clair, who can battle Ethan’s fully evolved starter) | At least Mountain level, likely higher (Comparable to Rematch Blue) | At least Small Island level (Stronger than before. Capable of fighting the likes of Red and Cynthia)

Speed: Normal Human | Supersonic movement (Commands a well-trained Dragonite) with High Hypersonic, possibly High Hypersonic+ reactions and combat speed (Swifter than the Elite Four, which is much faster than Sabrina) | Supersonic+ movement with High Hypersonic+ reactions and combat speed (Faster than before) | Supersonic+ movement with likely Massively Hypersonic reactions and combat speed (Faster than before) | At least Massively Hypersonic+, likely higher (Comparable to Red)

Lifting Strength: Regular Human | Class G (Stronger than Bruno’s Machamp) | Class G | Class G+ (Comparable to Blue) | Class G+

Striking Strength: Human Class | At least Town Class, likely City Class | At least City Class | At least Mountain Class+, likely higher | At least Small Island Class

Durability: Human level | At least Town level, likely City level (Took hits from Red’s Team, who already beated Bruno's Machamp) | At least City level (Stronger than the Elite Four and his cousin, Clair, who can battle Ethan’s fully evolved starter) | At least Mountain level, likely higher | At least Small Island level (Comparable to Red's, Cynthia's and others Champions teams)

Stamina: Athletic Human | Superhuman for his Team

Range: Melee Range for Lance. Depends in the move for his Team.

Standard Equipment: His Pokémon | Hold Items

Intelligence: Gifted (As a Champion, and previous Elite Four member, Lance should posses a lot of experience in battle, as well as knowledge in Pokémon Battles, a knowledge superior to that of the Elite Four and the Gym Leaders)

Weaknesses: Normal Human Weakness | Varies depending in the Pokémon, but the majority is weak to Ice, Dragon and Fairy type attacks.

Notable Attacks/Techniques: Each picture of the gallery is linked to the respective learnset of the Pokémon.

Key: By Himself | Elite Four Team | Champion Team | Rematch Team | World Champion Tournament Team

Pokémon Team

Elite Four Battle

Champion Battle

Rematch Battle

World Champion Tournament


Notable Victories:

Notable Losses:

Inconclusive Matches: