first met Ash Ketchum
and his friends on the road to Higaki City where a bunch of boulders were blocking the path. Virgil's Espeon
was sent out to rescue them the rocks came loose and Ash Ketchum
began to fall off the cliff. Virgil
was in the area after a report indicated that the road was blocked. He then revealed to them that he was part of the Pokémon Rescue Squad and lives just nearby. Ash Ketchum
noted that Virgil
has a very kind personality as all his Eievui's love him.
As a member of the Pokémon Rescue Squad, Virgil
does rescue operations together with his Pokémon. The Rescue Squad has a number of teams but Virgil
is part of Team Eievui. Virgil
's father Jeff
, who likes helping people, started a voluntary service together with his big brother Davy
. Today they co-operate with the Officer Jenny (Unova)
of the city and do rescue operations in various places. Virgil
joined after his training journey.
was about Ash Ketchum
's age, he went out to explore the forest with the first Eievui he had befriended. Getting carried away, he walked in too far. Not only had he become lost in the forest, but the sun had also set; just when he thought all hope was lost, his Eievui evolved into Blacky. Thanks to Virgil's Umbreon
got out of the forest and a special bond between him and Eievui was born.
Isshu League Tournament Virgil
was a participant in the Isshu League at Higaki City. In the preliminary round of the Isshu League, Virgil
was matched up against Ultimo
and Virgil's Vaporeon
easily defeated Ultimo's Crustle
. As a result Ultimo
was eliminated from the competition.
In the second round he was matched up against a trainer with a Lanculus, which Virgil's Glaceon
defeated. In the third round he was matched up against Flora
where he defeated her and eliminated Flora
from the tournament.