“"Fufufu... So it was you, after all. Behold! See how beautiful it is, the sleeping form of the ancient Pokémon Groudon! I have waited so long for this day to come... It surprises me, how you've managed to chase me here. But that's all over now. For the realization of my dream, you must disappear now!"”
Maxie is the leader of Team Magma. In Sapphire, he and his team are good guys and the player's ally to help stop Team Aqua, led by Archie. In Ruby, he and his team try to expand the land by summoning Groudon.