|“||Aww! Why did you have to show up and bug us now? Do you know what they call people like you? Pests! You heard me right, pest! ... ...Oh! Those Badges you have... Are they Johto Gym Badges? If you have eight, you must be good. OK, then. Come to Cerulean Gym. I'll be happy to take you on. I'm Misty, the Gym Leader in Cerulean.||„|
|~ Misty when Ethan interrupts her date|
Misty (Japanese: カスミ Kasumi) is a Gym Leader of Cerulean City's Gym, known officially as the Cerulean Gym. She gives the Cascade Badge to Trainers who defeat her in battle. She specializes in Water-type Pokémon.
Powers and Stats
Tier: At least 8-A | At least 7-B | At least 7-B, likely higher | At least 7-A
Gender: Female, though her Pokémon can be male, female, or even genderless
Age: Teens. 3 years older in the post Red/Blue games
Classification: Pokémon Trainer, Cerulean Gym Leader, the Tomboyish Mermaid
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Water Manipulation, Statistics Amplification, Regeneration | Same, plus Power Nullification, Telekinesis, Weather Manipulation, Mind Manipulation, Earth Manipulation, Ice Manipulation, Status Effect Inducement | Same as before, plus Electricity Manipulation and One Hit Kill | Same as before, plus Energy Manipulation, Darkness Manipulation, Poison Manipulation, Metal Manipulation, Plant Manipulation, Flight, Air Manipulation, and Fire Manipulation
Attack Potency: At least Multi-City Block level (Lies somewhere between Brock and Lt. Surge. Comparable to an early game Red) | At least City level (Comparable to Ethan, who beat Lance with his team of Dragonites and his Gyarados by this point) | At least City level+ (Stronger than before. Comparable to Pryce, who commands a well-trained Abomasnow) | At least Mountain level (Comparable to Brock, who owns a Tyranitar)
Speed: Subsonic movement (Faster than Brock) with possibly Hypersonic reactions and combat speed (Close to Lt. Surge) | High Hypersonic+ (Should be faster than Lance and his Dragonites) | Likely Massively Hypersonic (Fater than before) | At least Massively Hypersonic+ (Comparable to Elesa)
Lifting Strength: Unknown
Striking Strength: At least Multi-City Block Class | At least City Class (Roughly comparable to Silver and Ethan, both of which are stronger than Lance) | At least City Class | At least Mountain Class (Comparable to Brock and Grimsley, both of which command Tyranitar, a Pokèmon so strong that it crumbles mountains just by walking)
Stamina: High. Gym leaders do a lot of battling and training.
Range: Varies from standard melee range to several kilometers
Standard Equipment: Pokéballs. Likely Lure Balls and Dive Balls
Intelligence: Very capable battler
Weaknesses: She is a normal human girl without Pokémon defending her, and her team is hurt badly by electricity and plants (though she has several counters to both types)
Notable Attacks/Techniques: A list of Misty's teams can be seen here.
Key: Gen 1 | Gen 2 | Gen 2 (Rematch) | Gen 5