Tom Hanks when Tim first got him.


Tom Hanks after he evolved.


Tom Hanks final evolution.

Tom Hanks is Tim's Starter Pokemon in Pokemon Sapphire.

Status (From last episode) Edit

Pokemon: Swampert


Type: Water, Ground

Moves PP Power Move Type Accuracy
Strength 15 80 Normal 100
Earthquake 10 100 Ground 100
Surf 15 90 Water 100
Ice Beam 10 90 Ice 100

Episode 1 Edit

In episode 1, Tim found Prof. Birch being attacked by a wild Poochyena. Professor Birch asked Tim to look in his bag for a PokeBall, out of the three choices (Treeko, Torchic, and Mudkip), Tim chose Mudkip, he fought off the wild Poochyena with the Mudkip and saved Birch. Birch then showed Tim to his lab where he gave Tim Mudkip, which Tim nicknamed Tom Hanks.