|“||The land... It is the stage upon which humanity stands. The land exists so we humans might continue onward and upward, stepping into the future... For us to continue growing and evolving, humans require a grand stage upon which to stand. A land upon which we can stride forward... A land we can explore...develop...exploit... This is the basis for the growth of all human endeavor. That is why we, Team Magma, must increase the landmass of the world! Believe that this will lead to a future of eternal happiness for humanity... And consequently for all life!||„|
In Ruby, he first appears in the Oceanic Museum, talking to the player after defeating his two grunts. He then appears in Mt. Chimney, using the meteorite's power through a machine. When the player gets behind him, Maxie will challenge him/her to a first boss battle. His next appearance is at Mt. Pyre, where he steals the Blue Orb from the mountain top. He then appears with Tabitha in the harbor of Slateport City, where they escape inside the stolen submarine on their way to the Magma Hideout in Lilycove City. He finally appears in Seafloor Cavern, where the player has found Groudon asleep in the magma. When he approaches, he will tell him/her that he gets surprised and challenges the player to a real final showdown. After admitting defeated, he comments that the player is gifted and uses the Blue Orb from Mt. Pyre to awaken Groudon. After learning from his mistake, he returns the Blue Orb and exclaims the player that he/she had taken care of Groudon and leaves, indicating that he and his team are never seen again.
In Sapphire, he appears with two grunts at Meteor Falls on pursuit of Team Aqua. He then appears at Mt. Chimney, battling three Team Aqua Grunts with his Poochyena. He then thanks the player after taking care of Team Aqua for him. He finally appears in Seafloor Cavern, alongside his two administrators, Tabitha and Courtney, exclaiming that Kyogre has finally been awakened. He then takes the player to Route 128 to see the disaster.
In Emerald, his role is the same as the originals, with the exception of the second battle in the new Magma Hideout, and the final battle at Mossdeep Space Center, with Tabitha in a tag battle. At Sootopolis City, he and Archie are trying to stop the two Legendary Pokémon from fighting each other. After their feud ended both team leaders return their orbs to Mt. Pyre and leave and neither team are seen again.
Powers and Stats
Tier: 7-B | Likely 7-A | At least 7-A
Age: In his 30-50's
Classification: Human, Leader of Team Magma
Powers and Abilities: High Intelligence, Darkness Manipulation (Mightyena), Statistics lowering (Scary Face, Intimidate), Prevention of item usage (Embargo), Statistics Neutralizing (Haze), Poison Manipulation (Weezing, Crobat), Self Destruction (Weezing), Prevention of escape (Mean Look), Flight (Crobat), Air Manipulation (Crobat), Healing (Roost), Earth Manipulation (Camerupt) and Immunity (Levitate), Fire Manipulation (Camerupt), Lava Manipulation (Camerupt), Sleep Inducing (Yawn), Metal Manipulation (Flash Cannon), Mega Evolution (Cameruptite)
Attack Potency: City level (Superior to Wattson, who commands a Manetric, and commands a well-trained Camerupt) | Likely Mountain level (Superior to Tate and Liza, equal to Archie) | At least Mountain level (Stronger than before)
Lifting Strength: Unknown
Striking Strength: City Class | Likely Mountain Class| At least Mountain Class
Durability: City level | Likely Mountain level (Can withstand hits from Archie's Pokémon, Despite being 4x effective, Maxie's Camerupt is able to withstand and fight equally to Archie's Sharpedo) | At least Mountain level
Range: Average human melee range by himself, Varies on Pokémon and Move
Standard Equipment: Pokéballs, His Pokémon, Mega Keystone, Cameruptite, Life Orb
Intelligence: High (Is a Scientist, Commands a whole organisation)
Weaknesses: Fighting and Bug type moves (Mightyena), Psychic type moves (Crobat and Weezing), Rock, Electric and Ice type moves (Crobat), Ground and Water type moves (Camerupt)
Key: Mt. Chimney | Seafloor Cavern | Mossdeep Space Center/Battle Maison
Maxie's Pokémon Team