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May is the female protagonist or main rival of the Hoenn based Pokémon games; Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, OmegaRuby, and AlphaSapphire. She may be a descendant of Irida, but it's not confirmed.

Game canon

If chosen as the player, May moves from Kanto to Petalburg City with her mom, due to her father, Norman, becoming a Gym Leader. She then picks a starter Pokemon and gets a Pokedex with Professor Birch, along with her rival Brendan. She goes and gets Gym Badges, stops Team Magma and Aqua, saves the region from destruction, and eventually beats the Pokemon League.
If not chosen as the player, she is instead the rival and the daughter of Professor Birch instead of Norman.

Pokémon Masters EX

May, in Pokemon Masters EX, is the daughter of Professor Birch, and came to Pasio to compete in it's League. She loves fieldwork and explores Pasio often to learn about the artificial island.
Her partner in this game is Mudkip, which can evolve into Marshtomp and then May's Swampert.
During the Spring 2021 season, she put on a special outfit and formed a bond with a Lopunny.
During the 2022 anniversary season of Pasio, she joined a bond with a Latias, and wore a special outfit.

Pokémon the Series

May is a Pokémon Coordinator from Petalburg City. Starting off her journey, May did not like Pokémon very much. She originally wanted to be a Pokémon Trainer so she could travel and see the world. On the day she got her starter Pokémon, Torchic, May met Ash and like Misty was impressed by Ash's personality. She traveled with Ash, her brother Max and Brock until she decided to part ways an compete in the Johto region.

Having decided to focus on being a Pokémon Coordinator instead of a Pokémon Trainer, May experience great success during the many Contests she entered. She has competed in the Kanto and Houen Grand Festivals as well as the Wallace Cup where she reached the finals only to loose to Dawn.
Owned Pokémon
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  • United States May's Aggron
  • Japan ハルカのボスゴドラ
  • Japan Haruka no Bossgodora
  • Japan Haruka's Bossgodora
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  • United States May's Altaria
  • Japan ハルカのチルタリス
  • Japan Haruka no Tyltalis
  • Japan Haruka's Tyltalis
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  • United States May's Beautifly
  • Japan ハルカのアゲハント
  • Japan Haruka no Agehunt
  • Japan Haruka's Agehunt
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  • United States May's Blaziken
  • Japan ハルカのバシャーモ
  • Japan Haruka no Burshamo
  • Japan Haruka's Burshamo
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  • United States May's Bulbasaur
  • Japan ハルカのフシギダネ
  • Japan Haruka no Fushigidane
  • Japan Haruka's Fushigidane
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  • United States May's Combusken
  • Japan ハルカのワカシャモ
  • Japan Haruka no Wakashamo
  • Japan Haruka's Wakashamo
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  • United States May's Eevee
  • Japan ハルカのイーブイ
  • Japan Haruka no Eievui
  • Japan Haruka's Eievui
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  • United States May's Glaceon
  • Japan ハルカのグレイシア
  • Japan Haruka no Glacia
  • Japan Haruka's Glacia
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  • United States May's Munchlax
  • Japan ハルカのゴンベ
  • Japan Haruka no Gonbe
  • Japan Haruka's Gonbe
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  • United States May's Silcoon
  • Japan ハルカのカラサリス
  • Japan Haruka no Karasalis
  • Japan Haruka's Karasalis
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  • United States May's Skitty
  • Japan ハルカのエネコ
  • Japan Haruka no Eneco
  • Japan Haruka's Eneco
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  • United States May's Squirtle
  • Japan ハルカのゼニガメ
  • Japan Haruka no Zenigame
  • Japan Haruka's Zenigame
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  • United States May's Swampert
  • Japan ハルカのラグラージ
  • Japan Haruka no Laglarge
  • Japan Haruka's Laglarge
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  • United States May's Torchic
  • Japan ハルカのアチャモ
  • Japan Haruka no Achamo
  • Japan Haruka's Achamo
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  • United States May's Venusaur
  • Japan ハルカのフシギバナ
  • Japan Haruka no Fushigibana
  • Japan Haruka's Fushigibana
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  • United States May's Wartortle
  • Japan ハルカのカメール
  • Japan Haruka no Kameil
  • Japan Haruka's Kameil
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  • United States May's Wurmple
  • Japan ハルカのケムッソ
  • Japan Haruka no Kemusso
  • Japan Haruka's Kemusso
Series Title
AG 1 新たなる大地!新たなる冒険!!/Get the Show on the Road/A New Land! A New Adventure!!
AG 2 古代ポケモンと謎の軍団!/Ancient Pokémon and the Mysterious Army!/A Ruin with a View
AG 3 Touka Gym! VS Yarukimono/トウカジムVSヤルキモノ/There's no Place Like Hoenn
AG 4 You Never Can Taillowスバメがいっぱい 危険がいっぱい!トウカの森でゲットだぜ!!Lots of Subame, Lots of Peril! I Got One in the Touka Forest!!
AG 5 Ziguzaguma and the Kid in Short Pants! Haruka Battles for the First Time!!/In the Knicker of Time!/ジグザグマと短パン小僧!ハルカはじめてのバトル!!
AG 6 ロケット団!みだれひっかきでサヨウナラ!!/Rocket Gang! Goodbye by Fury Swipes!!/A Poached Ego!
AG 7 キモリの森!巨大樹を守れ!!/The Forest of Kimori! Protect the Giant Tree!!/Tree's a Crowd
AG 8 ハブネークVSキモリ!必殺のはたく攻撃!!/Habunake VS Kimori! The Pound Attack Finishing Move!!/A Tail with a Twist
AG 9 Strange Suspense! The Mystery of Kinococo Mansion!?/怪奇!キノココ屋敷の謎!?/Taming of the Shroomish
AG 10 The Strongest Pelipper in History Shows Up!!/You Said a Mouthful!/史上最強のペリッパー現る!!
AG 11 A Bite to Remember/Graena and Pochiena! The Mystery of Evolution!!/グラエナとポチエナ!進化の神秘!!
AG 12 The Lotad Lowdownハスボーとフラワーショップの三姉妹!Hassboh and the Three Sisters from the Flower Shop!!
AG 13 All Things Bright and Beautifly!/Pokemon Contest! Agehunt's Magnificent Battle!!/ポケモンコンテスト!アゲハントの華麗なバトル!!
AG 14 Double Battle and Double Kemusso!?/All in a Day's Wurmple/ダブルバトルとダブルでケムッソ!?
AG 15 勉強します!ポケモントレーナーズスクール!!/Please Study! The Pokémon Trainers' School!!/Gonna Rule The School!
AG 16 Kanazumi Gym! Nosepass' Secret Weapon!!/The Winner by a Nosepass/カナズミジム!ノズパスの秘密兵器!!
AG 17 デボンコーポレーション!アクア団の影!!/Devon Corporation! Shadows of the Aqua Gang!!/Stairway to Devon
AG 18 Old Man Hagi and Peeko-chan the Camome!/ハギ老人とキャモメのピーコちゃん!/On a Wingull and a Prayer!
AG 19 Sharpedo Attack!/A Great Escape! The Samehader Island!!/脱出!サメハダーの島!!
AG 20 ムロジム!波乗りジムリーダー・トウキ登場!/Muro Gym! Enter Touki, the Surfing Gym Leader!/Brave the Wave
AG 21 Which Wurmple's Which?/Kemusso VS Kemusso! Which is Which!?/ケムッソVSケムッソ!どっちがどっち!?
AG 22 ダイゴ、ココドラ、ボスゴドラ!/A Hole Lotta Trouble/Daigo, Cokodora and Bossgodora
AG 23 海辺の暴れ者、ヘイガニ登場!/Enter Heigani, Roughneck of the Beach!/Gone Corphishin'
AG 24 Run, Satoshi! Cross the Kibanha River!/走れサトシ!キバニアの川を越え!/A Corphish Out of Water
AG 25 A Mudkip Mission/秘密の池!ミズゴロウがいっぱい!?/A Secret Pond! Lots of Mizugorou!?
AG 26 The Assault of the Konohana Tribe!/Turning Over a Nuzleaf/コノハナ族の襲撃!!
AG 27 The Magma Gang VS the Aqua Gang! The Battle of the Secret Base!/A Three Team Scheme/マグマ団VSアクア団!ひみつきちの戦い!
AG 28 アゲハントとドクケイル!進化の果てに!/Agehunt and Dokucale! After the Evolution!/Seeing is Believing
AG 29 ヤミラミでドッキリ!/Startled by Yamirami!/Ready, Willing, and Sableye
AG 30 A Meditite Fight/バトルガールとアサナン!嵐の中で!/The Battle Girl and Asanan! Within the Storm!