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Pokemon Trainer Lucas


Age : 19
Posts : 1420

Pokemon Trainer Lucas

Post by Abysswalker on Fri Jul 03, 2015 4:17 pm

what a dork lmao ilu (temporary image)

Lucas "Diamond" Shirogane
Text Color aaaaff
Theme(s) Various Storms and Saints [Florence + The Machine]
Weapons His Pokemon
Biological Sex :///
Gender Identity He|Him
Birthdate August 18th
Age 20
Species Human
Weight 110 lbs
Height 5'5"
Region of origin Sinnoh
Occupation Trainer
Pkm 1
Name/Gender: Champagne/male
Text colour: 71c671
Species: Empoleon
Level: 72
Ability: Torrent
Attack list:
-Scald (TM)
-Feather Dance (Bred)
-Ice Beam (TM)
-Knock Off (Tutor)
Pkm 2
Name/Gender: Starlight/female
Text colour: bf83a9
Species: Raichu
Level: 68
Ability: Lightningrod
Attack list:
-Nasty Plot (Lvl. Up, pre-evo)
-Thunderbolt (Lvl. Up, pre-evo)
-Hidden Power [Ice] (TM)
-Grass Knot (TM)
Pkm 3
Name/Gender: Bastille/male
Text colour: 800000
Species: Bastiodon
Level: 65
Ability: Sturdy
Attack list:
-Roar (TM)
-Toxic (TM)
-Protect (Start)
-Stealth Rock (Bred)
Pkm 4
Name/Gender: Sherrie/female
Text colour: a0522d
Species: Cherrim
Level: 64
Ability: Flower Gift
Attack list:
-Toxic (TM)
-Protect (TM)
-Energy Ball (TM)
-Substitute (TM)
Pkm 5
Name/Gender: Brass/agender
Text colour: fcfff0
Species: Bronzong
Level: 67
Ability: Levitate
Attack list:
-Gyro Ball (Lvl. Up)
-Reflect (TM)
-Light Screen (TM)
-Toxic (TM)
Pkm 6
Name/Gender: Dust Bowl/female
Text colour: ee799f
Species: Hippowdon
Level: 66
Ability: Sand Stream
Attack list:
-Yawn (Lvl. Up, pre-evo)
-Slack Off (Bred)
-Earthquake (Lvl. Up)
-Rock Tomb (TM)
Quote "I’m a coward, right? Is that what you were going to say? You’d be right. I’m a coward and I always will be and all I’m doing is making your life worse."
History Lucas was born in Hearthome City, the same place his mother Johanna had been born and raised. His father, Kaito, died before he was even a year old, living on only in yearly remembrances and the few questions the boy asked his mother before he realized that talking about his father only made her sad.

His time in Hearthome ended up being nothing but suffering at the hands of other kids, typically older kids who knew that his quiet personality and trans status made him an easy target for the slurs they picked up from their parents and their own violence. Try as he might, Lucas couldn’t hide the eventual bruises or the way he would panic at the idea of leaving the house. In order to both get her son away from this toxic environment, and ensure she could better care for him, his mother sold their home and moved them to Twinleaf.

As a child in Twinleaf, his only real companionship outside of his mother and their Pokemon was a boy his age named Pearl. Excitable, loud, and always on the move, he was different from Lucas in every way... but they were still close friends regardless. Pearl ended up coining his nickname, Diamond, saying that he was a “diamond in the rough”.  

His only other friend would show up after he and Pearl were attacked by Starly at Lake Verity; her name was Platinum, and what started as a chance meeting ended up snowballing into a full-blown adventure Lucas couldn’t help but be intimidated by. Still, he wanted to be with his two friends even if it meant leaving home. His mother was nervous about him traveling, but at least she trusted him and his companions enough to not make him stay behind.

At first, Lucas didn’t really have any sort of goal; new people terrified him, new places overwhelmed him, he couldn’t help but feel that he was letting both his friends and his starter down. It was only upon meeting his second Pokemon, a Pikachu named Starlight rescued from an abusive trainer, that he found part of the answer. He flocked to Pokemon that had once been used as tools and hurt by trainers and families, caring for them and gaining their trust. His battle style adapted to what they wanted to do, and while unorthodox, nobody could deny the strong connection he shared with his team. Lucas wanted to help these Pokemon that had suffered at the cruel hands of other humans, just as he had.

So when the troubles with Galactic began, and only became worse, their blatant mistreatment of other people and of Pokemon-both their own and those stolen from either other people or from their habitats-cut deep into his already fragile psyche. Lucas was terrified of their goals, disgusted by their actions, and he refused to not help stop them even when he felt hopelessly overwhelmed by the entire messed-up situation. He, Platinum, and Pearl ruined Galactic’s plans at every possible opportunity, all the way from the chaos of the Spear Pillar to the end at Stark Mountain.

When Galactic was done and over with, Lucas wanted nothing more than to forget about world-ending ordeals and all the harm the organization had inflicted upon the region, especially to the three pixies of the lakes. He went back to his home for a bit to be with his mother, but soon enough, his friends encouraged him to challenge the Elite Four since he’d previously earned all eight of the Sinnoh badges. Unsure of whether or not he even stood a chance, Lucas agreed only because Platinum wanted to take part in a challenge too.

After his initial victory against Aaron, his confidence in his team carried him all the way to Cynthia, where to his utmost shock and excitement, he actually won. Lucas had zero desire to be the region’s Champion, though, and thus gladly returned the title in favor of accompanying his friends to the Battle Resort soon after his and Platinum’s victories. He wouldn’t ever want the sort of attention being a regional champion would bring, and while his team’s victories were amazing, he and his Pokemon seriously needed a break from the stress of their League challenge.

The Battle Resort was a fun place, even for someone who hated the crowds, and Lucas loved staying at their villa in the Resort area. He would often travel from there to Twinleaf, and sometimes Hearthome whenever his mother returned for her contests. With no Galactic to fight, and with him relaxing his involvement in the battling scene, Lucas was content to be with his friends, his family, and his Pokemon.

This peace would, of course, come to an end when the epidemic came to Sinnoh. It brought death and ruin that even Galactic hadn’t prepared him for, and in the midst of his panic, his only thought was to return home. His mother was missing from their home, and this devastated him, but the world still had enough kindness left in it for him to find his friends had lived. Just as they always had, the three stuck together, and survived. Pearl and Platinum would even become a couple years later, and though Lucas was of course happy for them, the other part of his feelings on that was...complicated. Complicated enough for him to try and not think about it.

Now, Pearl is convinced that a Legendary inside a cave is their best bet. Lucas isn’t so sure himself, but he can trust his best friend, and the three of them have nothing to fear together. They can do this.
Accent n/a
Appearance >Dark-grey hair; it's grown out longer than it used to be, because Lucas found it to actually be more comfortable than keeping it short all the time.
>Rarely smiles or makes eye contact when around people he doesn't know well. With Platinum and Pearl, he's not as reserved and is a bit more expressive.
>Likes wearing a woolen striped scarf, both because he gets cold super easy and also because he can hide his face in it. Win-win.
>Also wears a blue button-up coat (again, he's sensitive to cold) and black pants.
>Cute. Very cute. Certifiably adorable.
Religion Deist
>low self-esteem
-years of emotional and physical abuse from people around his age (during important development years, no less) has inflicted permanent damage upon his confidence and view of himself. He believes himself to be too weak, unreliable, and a burden upon his best friends.
-Platinum and Pearl have helped him with this, but the issue can never truly be fixed.
-he doesn't like speaking, also due to the impact of bullying upon his early childhood development. Lucas simply never adjusted to social settings, and is easily overwhelmed when meeting new people
-speaks very softly; only once in a blue moon will he raise his voice or, god forbid, yell at someone
-Lucas does not like dealing with hostile people. Or anyone other than Platinum and Pearl, for that matter.
-His instinct is to say nothing and keep out of whatever conflict is going on. Lucas believes he'll just screw up and make things worse, unlike his actually competent friends
-Lucas is a kind, gentle person and the very definition of "wouldn't hurt a fly"; being cruel or callous towards another person simply doesn't cross his mind
-his own misfortunes have made him incredibly empathetic towards other people; he genuinely wants to help others and is always there to be a shoulder for someone to lean on
-shows real concern for almost anyone's troubles, regardless of whether they personally affect him
>a pushover
-He doesn't really stand up for himself. You can insult him and tear him down and usually he won't fight back. Of course he'll try to protect himself from any sort of physical danger, but that's about it.
-Has difficulty saying no, due to his anxiety over disappointing other people or making them hate him
-He's got a lot of opinions, but can't really bring himself to share them for the same reasons
-Sometimes he just has no idea what to do or say, and stands out in the absolute last way he'd want to because of it. Very easily embarrassed.
-This makes it difficult for Lucas to handle unfamiliar situations, as he's so focused on not messing up that it often causes him to mess up
-thanks to conflicting emotions, he's also still not sure how to handle Pearl and Platinum being together, and thus can also be quite awkward even around them at times
>has a mischievous side
-Just because he's shy doesn't mean he doesn't have a sense of humor.
-His love of puns is especially obvious. The worse they are, the better (he's still really happy that his Cherrim actually accepted the name 'Sherrie').
-One of his favorite things to do, prior to the outbreak, was battling with the "troll" tactics some of his Pokemon decided on (such as nearly everyone knowing Toxic or Bastille spamming Roar).
>terrified of the undead
-And rightfully so.
-He's absolutely horrified by the idea of any of his or his friends' Pokemon turning. Lucas isn't sure he'd be able to "do what was necessary" if it actually happened. How could he handle seeing one of his closest friends die twice?
-Because of this fear, he can't really travel anywhere by himself, and always has his Empoleon with him. The Water-type helps with the more low-key anxiety
>inferiority complex
-Lucas has never felt "good enough". In his mind, he's always fallen short of a standard that seems impossible to reach. It causes intense self-hatred and for him to become more withdrawn
-He constantly compares himself to Platinum and Pearl, and always ends up with one conclusion: he's not worthy of calling himself their friend. To him, they are what Lucas wishes he could be: confident, strong-willed, enthusiastic, but never arrogant. In a way, he idealizes his two friends more than he should.
-He doesn't show any sort of aggression related to it, as is commonly associated with people who have this complex  
-Lucas would definitely not be able to survive on his own, and he hates that. He has no desire to be a burden on others, especially not the two people he cares the most about
-everything at once is wrong, but often, he doesn't even know why. There are obvious things-constant danger, insecurities over his friends, the painful ambiguity of his mother's fate...but then there are times where he's terrified, hurting, and jumpy around everything with no explicable reason.
-but he can't tell Platinum and Pearl that. Lucas can't seem even more pathetic than he already thinks he is.
-One day his friends are going to realize that he's not worth staying with, and then what will he do?
-Thanks to his anxiety, he often has trouble sleeping or being able to focus; even worse, panic attacks are still all too common for him
>plagued by guilt
-he's just slowing his friends down at this point
-they'd be better off without him, but he's too much of a coward to simply say that, or do something about it.
-At least on the outside.
-Even when his anxiety is at its worst, he does his best to look like he has it under control when around others.
-However, thanks to him being a gentle spirit and quiet by nature, Lucas actually is a soothing presence. It's not easy to make him angry, and he's got a lot more patience than he gives himself credit for.

Pearl: Childhood friend, and the first actual friend he ever had. Sometimes his energetic personality can be a little overwhelming, but Lucas has never held it against him. He doesn't know everything about Pearl's dysfunctional family life, only enough to figure something was off...but nothing more than that. His nickname of Diamond was given to him by Pearl, and Lucas cherishes it.

Platinum: Best friend; the two are very close. He really admires her strong, confident personality, and sees her as someone he can feel safe being around. Lucas definitely admires Platinum, and doesn't mind at all if she calls him Diamond the same way Pearl does.

Others listed because I'm lazy (I'm a terrible influence, kids): Cynthia, Sinnoh Elite Four+Gym Leaders, Palmer, Lake Trio, Galactic people, probably others I'm forgetting
User Notes
  • Diamond is a nickname given to him by Pearl.
  • Some aspects of his appearance and personality were partially inspired by "Yuri!!! On Ice".

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    I was the match and you were the rock
    maybe we started this fire

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