Mr. String's Nicknaming Service is a free service that lets you rename any Pokémon regardless of their OT (unless the OT is "MysteryGift").

How to Use

Mr. String's Nicknaming service is a free and easy to use amenity. Below is the method needed to perform nicknaming.

  1. Go to Vermillion City's PokéCenter.
  2. To the right, beside the PC's, you will find an NPC wearing a purple blazer with a tuxedo underneath. Interact with him.
  3. Select a Pokémon from your party you would like to nickname.
  4. Enter a name in the box provided. Make sure it is appropriate otherwise the name will be censored. After entering a nickname, Mr.String will check if it is available.
  5. If it is available, he will immediately nickname your Pokémon to the given name.


Mr. String is located in Vermillion City's PokéCenter, as said above. He has a distinctive appearance consisting of a purple outfit, so there should not be any trouble finding him on the right side of the PokéCenter.


Mr. String's service is free so say 'Please' and 'Thank You' to him for his hard work!

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