Lt. Surge
Lt Surge
"The Lightning American!"
Series Pokémon series
First appearance Pokémon Red and Blue
Trainer class Gym Leader
Leader of Vermilion Gym
(Vermilion City)
Specializes in Electric-type Pokémon
Voiced by (English) Adam Blaustein
Voiced by (Japanese) Fumihiko Tachiki
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Lt Surge in the anime

Lt. Surge in the Pokémon anime.

Lt. Surge (マチス, Matis) is the Gym Leader of Vermilion City's Gym, known officially as the Vermilion Gym. He specializes in Electric-type Pokémon. He gives the Thunder Badge to Trainers who defeat him.


Pokémon Red and Blue and Red and Green

Pokémon Yellow

Pokémon Gold, Silver, and Crystal

Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen

Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver

First battle

Second battle

Pokémon Stadium

Round 1

Round 2

Pokémon Stadium 2

Round 1

Round 2