Charon is a Commander of Team Galactic. He is a major antagonist in Pokémon Platinum.

Pokémon Platinum[edit | edit source]

Episode 1: Rowan a Bodhi[edit | edit source]

Charon is seen during the game's opening.

Episode 8: The Wind Worker[edit | edit source]

Emile encountered Team Galactic Commanders Charon and Mars leading a small group of Galactic Grunts in taking over the Valley Windworks. Emile defeated them all, excluding Charon (who did not fight), and they fled the Windworks.

Interim Between Episode 53 & Episode 76[edit | edit source]

After Cyrus disappeared, Charon took over Team Galactic as their leader. He hatched a plan to steal the Magma Stone in order to sell it and make money.

Episode 76: Useless Buck[edit | edit source]

While patrolling, Emile saw two Galactic Grunts, Grunt 1 and Grunt 2, enter the Stark Mountain suspiciously. Emile entered the volcano and was confronted by the two Grunts, Mars, Jupiter, and Charon. Mars and Emile battled, and Emile won. Then, Jupiter and Emile battled, and Emile won. Mars and Jupiter then quit Team Galactic Charon and the two Grunts fled deeper into Stark Mountain to find the Magma Stone. Emile and a young man named Buck pursued them After many battles, Emile and Buck caught up to Team Galactic. The pair confronted Charon and his Grunts. Looker and his Croagunk then busted into the scene. Looker ame out of his boulder disguise. Looker then arrested Charon in the name of the International Police. Grunt 1 and Grunt 2 promptly ran away. Two officers arrived and escorted Charon away to jail.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Charon is the first male Galactic Commanders encountered in Platinum.
  • Unlike the other Commanders, Charon is never battled.
  • The old note book found in the Old Chateau is heavily implied to be Charon's, implying that he had a friendship with Emile's Rotom.
  • He is possibly named after Charon, one of the moons of Pluto.[1]
    • Charon's name may also come from the ferryman across the River Styx in Greek Mythology, who is also the namesake of the aforementioned moon.[2]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "...his name is Charon, after Pluto's largest natural satellite, which Pluto forms a binary system with, due to their incredibly similar size." - Bulbapedia
  2. "His English name Charon may also derive from the Greek ferryman of the dead, a mean-spirited old man who collects money." - Bulbapedia
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