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Dustin
"The Master of Quicksand!"
DustinVS
Gender Male
Eye color Brown
Hair color Brown
Hometown Goldune City
Region Rikoto
Relatives None
Trainer class Gym Leader
Leader of Goldune Gym
Badge Sand Badge
Specializes in Ground

Dustin is the Gym Leader of Goldune City's Gym, known officially as the Goldune Gym. He specializes in Ground-type Pokémon. He gives the Grain Badge to trainers who defeat him. He is called the master of quicksand.

In the games

Dustin appears at first in Goldune Cave, where he have found a Teeth Fossil and a Plate Fossil.

After this, he appears as the leader of Goldune City's Gym. This gym is the forth to be challenged by the player. Trainers who defeat Dustin will receive the Grain Badge, along with TM23 Quicksand.

Pokémon

Pokémon Solar Light & Lunar Dark

TrainerDustin
Leader
Dustin
Goldune City
Reward:
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CassandFront
Types:
Ground Bug
Ability:
Shell Armor
Held item:
None
Cassand Lv.27
Quicksand
Ground Special
  --  
   
Infestation
Bug Special
  --  
   
Iron Defense
Steel Status
  --  
   
Leech Life
Bug Physical
  --  
   
OritureFront
Type:
Ground Unknown
Ability:
Rock Head
Held item:
None
Oriture Lv.27
Bulldoze
Ground Physical
  --  
   
Take Down
Normal Physical
  --  
   
Rollout
Rock Physical
  --  
   
Bide
Normal Physical
  --  
   
MonstuneFront
Types:
Ground Dark
Ability:
Sand Stream
Held item:
Bag Ganlon Berry Sprite Ganlon Berry
Monstune Lv.29
Quicksand
Ground Special
  --  
   
Dark Matter
Dark Special
  --  
   
Geo-Sphere
Ground Special
  --  
   
Torment
Dark Status
  --  
   


Quotes

Goldune Cave

''Sorry! It wasn't at the Gym, but I couldn't resist the urge to uncover these Fossils! I tripped over a piece that was poking out of the ground and just had to dig them up! Awesome, right!?''

''Oh. Sorry. I guess we can go back, now... but the Fossils I don't want to just leave them! Do you know that you can get Pokémon from these Fossils? There's a building in Goldune City. A scientist named Burke can revive them using a special machine. You guys should take a Fossil each and get them revived!''

  • If the player tries to get away

''Hey! You should choose a Fossil!''

  • If the player looks the Plate Fossil

''Do you want the Plate Fossil?''

  • If the player looks the Teeth Fossil

''Do you want the Teeth Fossil?''

  • If the player answers "no"

''Choose carefully!''

  • After choosing the Fossil

''I guess you really do want to battle. Okay! We'll go, now!

Goldune Gym

  • Before battle

''Oh. Hey, do I know you from somewhere else? Ah, yes! You're the Trainer from the cave! Welcome to my Gym! Glad you made it! So, you want to have a battle? You should know that I specialize in Ground-type Pokémon. They are powerful with high Attack and Defense stats but, normally, they are not the fastest ones. Let's do it ! I won't go easy!''

  • Being defeated

''I'm stuck in the quicksand...''

  • After being defeated

''That was awesome! I can tell you're gonna go far on your journey! You have earned this. Awesome, huh? Oh, and you get this. It's an attack that can trap foes in sand and hurt them every turn. Good luck with everything! Make sure your adventure is awesome!''

Sprites

TrainerDustin DustinVS DustinOW
Dustin's sprite from SLLD Dustin's VS sprite from SLLD Dustin's overworld sprite fromm SLLD

Trivia

Names

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