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...Oh, yes, orders. After all, I'm with Team Meteor...

And, sorry to say, my current order is to eliminate you. So... don't take it personally or anything, all right?

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Taka Alcantara is one of the admins of Team Meteor. He is first encountered at Malchous Forest.

In the gameEdit

Spoiler warning!
This article contains plot details about events that occur later in the game.
Taka is first met at Malchous Forest, where he laments the damages of the PULSE Machine. He elaborates on the PULSE project and its effects on the Pokémon used in it, and claims he'd like to set the Tangrowth free, but has orders to follow-Including eliminating the player.

Taka is encountered again at the Beryl Ward, along with ZEL and a mysterious agent. He acts far more calm about the players interference than his comrades, and happily admits to inviting them there. After Heather's interruption, the agent commands them to team up with ZEL against the player. Upon defeat, Taka decides to escape, inviting ZEL to follow.

Taka is met again in Azurine Island with the PULSE-Camerupt and Cain as hostage. He explains all the plans with the PULSE-Camerupt to the player and then battles the player. After losing to the player, he lets the player leave and retreats to Pyrous Mountain with the PULSE-Camerupt. Later on when the player re-encounters Taka with Solaris and Cal on the peak of Pyrous Mountain. After the PULSE-Camerupt was destroyed by Cal, Taka retreats with the rest of Team Meteor.

Later on in the game, when the player teams up with Titania in the Water Treatment Center, Taka is encountered again. Taka tells the player and Titania that Amaria is safe and he has no intention in stopping them. After Titania confirms that Amaria's condition, Taka requests the player to battle him to make it look like he tried. Taka explains that he wanted to quit Team Meteor but his bloodline between him and Solaris is stopping him to do so. He states that the only reason he’s a part of Team Meteor is due to his father, and that he doesn't really agree with what they're doing. The player then has the choice to battle Taka or not.

Split Plot Split!

If you choose to battle Taka in the Water Treatment Center, it will lead you to the Zekrom Route.

If you choose not to battle Taka in the Water Treatment Center, it will lead you to the Reshiram Route.

Zekrom Route Edit

If the player chooses to battle Taka in the Water Treatment Center, Taka will thank you after you defeat him.

Note: The game is still in development and so far he has not appeared again after the Water Treatment Center event in the Zekrom Route.

Reshiram Route Edit

If the player chooses not to battle Taka in the Water Treatment Center, he leaves the Water Treatment Center, leaving the player and Titania behind.

Later on when the player reaches the Tourmaline Desert, Taka is encountered again at the train station. He then challenges the player to a battle. After losing to the player, Taka confesses that he had quit Team Meteor and decides to follow the player in the desert. He later part ways with the player after reaching the 1R253 Scrapyard.

Taka is encountered again inside Titania's castle after the player got ambushed by Lin, telling the player to believe him and claims that he will find a way to help the player. In the end of the castle, Taka is mistaken for Lin and was killed by Titania by mistake.

PokémonEdit

First BattleEdit

Taka is battled on a Forest Field and he has one Super Potion.

TrainerTaka
Meteor Admin
Taka
Malchous Forest
Reward:
PokémonDollar400
BallfullBallfullBallfullBallemptyBallemptyBallempty
ExeggcuteFront
Types:
Grass Psychic
Ability:
Harvest
Held item:
None
Exeggute Lv.22
Poison Powder
Poison Status
  --  
   
Leech Seed
Grass Status
  --  
   
Barrage
Normal Physical
  --  
   
Bullet Seed
Grass Physical
  --  
   
ChatotFront
Types:
Normal Flying
Ability:
Keen Eye
Held item:
None
Chatot Lv.25
Sing
Normal Status
  --  
   
Nasty Plot
Dark Status
  --  
   
Chatter
Flying Special
  --  
   
Taunt
Dark Status
  --  
   
TangrowthPULSEFront
Types:
Grass Poison
Ability:
Filter
Held item:
Bag PULSE Sprite PULSE
Tangrowth Lv.25
Vine Whip
Grass Physical
  --  
   
Growth
Normal Status
  --  
   
Acid Spray
Poison Physical
  --  
   
Mega Drain
Grass Physical
  --  
   


Double Battle with ZELEdit

Taka and ZEL are battled on a Forest Field in a Double Battle format and they have one Super Potion.

Takazel
Meteor Admins
Taka and ZEL
Beryl Ward
Reward:
PokémonDollar2600
BallfullBallfullBallfullBallfullBallfullBallfull
GlaceonFront
Type
Ice Unknown
Ability:
Snow Cloak
Held item:
Bag Never-Melt Ice Sprite Never-Melt Ice
Glaceon Lv.25
Bite
Dark Physical
  --  
   
Ice Fang
Ice Physical
  --  
   
Icy Wind
Ice Special
  --  
   
Quick Attack
Normal Physical
  --  
   
ExeggcuteFront
Types:
Grass Psychic
Ability:
Harvest
Held item:
None
Exeggute Lv.22
Poison Powder
Poison Status
  --  
   
Leech Seed
Grass Status
  --  
   
Barrage
Normal Physical
  --  
   
Bullet Seed
Grass Physical
  --  
   
EspeonFront
Type
Psychic Unknown
Ability:
Synchronize
Held item:
Bag Twisted Spoon Sprite Twisted Spoon
Espeon Lv.25
Swift
Normal Special
  --  
   
Psybeam
Psychic Special
  --  
   
Future Sight
Psychic Special
  --  
   
Quick Attack
Normal Physical
  --  
   
ChatotFront
Types:
Normal Flying
Ability:
Keen Eye
Held item:
None
Chatot Lv.26
Chatter
Flying Special
  --  
   
Sing
Normal Status
  --  
   
Nasty Plot
Dark Status
  --  
   
Taunt
Dark Status
  --  
   
UmbreonFront
Type
Dark Unknown
Ability:
Synchronize
Held item:
None
Umbreon Lv.25
Sand Attack
Ground Status
  --  
   
Feint Attack
Dark Physical
  --  
   
Confuse Ray
Ghost Status
  --  
   
Quick Attack
Normal Physical
  --  
   
TangrowthPULSEFront
Types:
Grass Poison
Ability:
Filter
Held item:
Bag PULSE Sprite PULSE
Tangrowth Lv.25
Vine Whip
Grass Physical
  --  
   
Growth
Normal Status
  --  
   
Acid Spray
Poison Physical
  --  
   
Mega Drain
Grass Physical
  --  
   


Second BattleEdit

Taka is fought on a Factory Field a Single Battle format and he has two Ultra Potions.

TrainerTaka
Meteor Admin
Taka
Azurine Island
Reward:
PokémonDollar1440
BallfullBallfullBallfullBallfullBallemptyBallempty
KlefkiFront
Types:
Steel Fairy
Ability:
Prankster
Held item:
None
Klefki Lv.42
Spikes
Ground Status
  --  
   
Mirror Shot
Steel Special
  --  
   
Draining Kiss
Fairy Special
  --  
   
Foul Play
Dark Physical
  --  
   
AlolanExeggutorFront
Types:
Grass Dragon
Ability:
Harvest
Held item:
Bag Sitrus Berry Sprite Sitrus Berry
Exeggutor Lv.42
Dragon Hammer
Dragon Physical
  --  
   
Wood Hammer
Grass Physical
  --  
   
Hypnosis
Psychic Status
  --  
   
Nature Power
Normal Status
  --  
   
GligarFront
Types:
Ground Flying
Ability:
Sand Veil
Held item:
None
Gligar Lv.43
U-Turn
Bug Physical
  --  
   
Acrobatics
Flying Physical
  --  
   
Night Slash
Dark Physical
  --  
   
Roost
Flying Physical
  --  
   
ChatotFront
Types:
Normal Flying
Ability:
Keen Eye
Held item:
Bag Sitrus Berry Sprite Sitrus Berry
Chatot Lv.45
Heat Wave
Fire Special
  --  
   
Nasty Plot
Dark Status
  --  
   
Chatter
Flying Special
  --  
   
Roost
Flying Status
  --  
   


Third Battle (optional)Edit

Taka is fought on a Factory Field a Single Battle format.

You have the choice to battle Taka or not.

TrainerTaka
Meteor Admin
Taka
Water Treatment Center
Reward:
PokémonDollar???
BallfullBallfullBallfullBallfullBallfullBallfull
KlefkiFront
Types:
Steel Fairy
Ability:
Prankster
Held item:
Bag Leftovers Sprite Leftovers
Klefki Lv.69
Spikes
Normal Status
  --  
   
Thunder Wave
Electric Status
  --  
   
Light Screen
Psychic Status
  --  
   
Foul Play
Dark Physical
  --  
   
AlolanExeggutorFront
Types:
Grass Dragon
Ability:
Harvest
Held item:
Bag Sitrus Berry Sprite Sitrus Berry
Exeggutor Lv.71
Trick Room
Psychic Status
  --  
   
Dragon Hammer
Dragon Physical
  --  
   
Earthquake
Ground Physical
  --  
   
Seed Bomb
Grass Physical
  --  
   
ShinyKomalaFront
Type
Normal Unknown
Ability:
Comatose
Held item:
Bag Leftovers Sprite Leftovers
Komala Lv.69
Wish
Normal Status
  --  
   
Return
Normal Physical
  --  
   
Sucker Punch
Dark Physical
  --  
   
Bulk Up
Fighting Status
  --  
   
GliscorFront
Types:
Ground Flying
Ability:
Poison Heal
Held item:
Bag Toxic Orb Sprite Toxic Orb
Gliscor Lv.71
Protect
Normal Status
  --  
   
Earthquake
Ground Physical
  --  
   
Acrobatics
Flying Physical
  --  
   
Roost
Flying Status
  --  
   
MiniorFront
Types:
Rock Flying
Ability:
Shields Down
Held item:
Bag White Herb Sprite White Herb
Minior Lv.69
Shell Smash
Normal Status
  --  
   
Acrobatics
Flying Physical
  --  
   
Power Gem
Rock Special
  --  
   
Earthquake
Ground Physical
  --  
   
ChatotFront
Types:
Normal Flying
Ability:
Keen Eye
Held item:
Bag Sitrus Berry Sprite Sitrus Berry
Chatot Lv.73
Heat Wave
Fire Special
  --  
   
Nasty Plot
Dark Status
  --  
   
Hyper Voice
Normal Special
  --  
   
Roost
Flying Status
  --  
   


Fourth Battle (optional)Edit

Taka is fought on a Desert Field a Single Battle format and he has two Ultra Potions.

The battle is only available if you didn't battle Taka in the Water Treatment Center.

TrainerTaka
Meteor Admin
Taka
Tourmaline Desert
Reward:
PokémonDollar6640
BallfullBallfullBallfullBallfullBallfullBallfull
KlefkiFront
Types:
Steel Fairy
Ability:
Prankster
Held item:
Bag Leftovers Sprite Leftovers
Klefki Lv.76
Substitute
Normal Status
  --  
   
Thunder Wave
Electric Status
  --  
   
Swagger
Normal Status
  --  
   
Foul Play
Dark Physical
  --  
   
GliscorFront
Types:
Ground Flying
Ability:
Poison Heal
Held item:
Bag Toxic Orb Sprite Toxic Orb
Gliscor Lv.78
Stealth Rock
Rock Status
  --  
   
Earthquake
Ground Physical
  --  
   
U-Turn
Bug Physical
  --  
   
Roost
Flying Status
  --  
   
AlolanExeggutorFront
Types:
Grass Dragon
Ability:
Harvest
Held item:
Bag Telluric Seed Sprite Telluric Seed
Exeggutor Lv.77
Nature Power
Normal Status
  --  
   
Dragon Hammer
Dragon Physical
  --  
   
Earthquake
Ground Physical
  --  
   
Wood Hammer
Grass Physical
  --  
   
ShinyKomalaFront
Type
Normal Unknown
Ability:
Comatose
Held item:
Bag Leftovers Sprite Leftovers
Komala Lv.77
Wish
Normal Status
  --  
   
Return
Normal Physical
  --  
   
Wood Hammer
Grass Physical
  --  
   
Bulk Up
Fighting Status
  --  
   
MiniorFront
Types:
Rock Flying
Ability:
Shields Down
Held item:
Bag White Herb Sprite White Herb
Minior Lv.78
Shell Smash
Normal Status
  --  
   
Acrobatics
Flying Physical
  --  
   
Rock Slide
Rock Physical
  --  
   
Earthquake
Ground Physical
  --  
   
ChatotFront
Types:
Normal Flying
Ability:
Keen Eye
Held item:
Bag Normalium Z Sprite Normalium Z
Chatot Lv.83
Heat Wave
Fire Special
  --  
   
Nasty Plot
Dark Status
  --  
   
Boomburst
Normal Special
  --  
   
Encore
Normal Status
  --  
   


QuotesEdit

  • "Looks like you did the thing. Darn." -When sending out last Pokemon in Malchous Forest.
  • "Hm. Well, I tried" -After defeat in Malchous Forest.
  • "Oh well..." -After defeat in Beryl Ward.
  • "I guess that means it's time for this, right?" -When sending out last Pokemon in Azurine Island.
  • "Oops. Oh well." -After defeat in Azurine Island.
  • "Defeat was never such a relief." -When sending out last Pokemon in the Water Treatment Center.
  • "Thank you..." -After defeat in the Water Treatment Center.
  • "I know I can't win..."-When sending out last Pokemon in Tourmaline Desert.
  • "Not against you..."-After defeat in Tourmaline Desert.
Malchous Forest battle speech
Pre-battle speech
[???]: Hey there.

[???]: I figured you'd show up eventually. Come here.

[???]: You came here 'cause of this thing, right?

[???]: It's a real shame, huh. Tangrowth's caused a lot of damage. Both lives and homes have been lost.

[???]: My name's Taka. What's yours?

[Taka]: <player>. Thought so.

[Taka]: So you're the one who stopped the PULSE in Obsidia...

[Taka]: ...You look confused. You aren't familiar with the PULSE Project?

[Taka]: Pokemon Ultimation Link-System Exaggerata...

[Taka]: Basically, it morphs into the Pokemon, and amplifies its power...

[Taka]: So any old Pokemon can become super charged. All the destruction in Jasper is because of this machine right here.

[Taka]: There is a drawback, though... Turns out destroying a whole city region is pretty hard on a Pokemon's body.

[Taka]: You know, part of me want to just set this thing free. That'd be nice, right?

[Taka]: Unfortunately, I have orders to contrary...

[Taka]: ... After all, I'm with Team Meteor...

[Taka]: By the way, one of my orders is to eliminate you, so don't take personally or anything, all right?

Post-battle speech
[Taka]: ...So that's it, is it...

[Taka]: What a loss.

[Taka]: You know, Jasper might slowly return to normal, but there's another machine like this up in the Beryl Ward.

[Taka]: It's not really my place to say this, but you might wanna check it out.

[Taka]: Peace.

Beryl Ward battle speech
Pre-battle speech
[Zel]: You!

[Taka]: Oh, hey.

[???]: What is it now?

[Taka]: This is the trainer that defeated the PULSE in Jasper.

[Taka]: I invited <player> to come here so we could deal with this issue thoroughly. See?

[zEl]: <player> is also responsible for destroying the PULSE in Obsidia.

[???]: Ah. That was you.

[???]: An alley cat parading as a tiger.

[???]: Heroism is vainglory.

[???]: But you will learn. You've stepped out of your alley, and into the world.

[???]: I will introduce you to the cold pain of reality.

[???(2nd)]: Hold it right there!

[Taka]: Hey, isn't that---

[zEl]: Heather, daughter to the Beryl Ward Gym Leader and--

[???]: I know all too well who she is. But why is she here?

[Heather]: What kind of question is that?!

[Heather]: I'm stopping you evil people, duh!

[???]: How reckless. Weren't you raised to be more responsible?

[Heather]: Who cares?!

[Heather]: People try to stop me from doing things all the time but their true rules are totally stupid anyway!

[???]: Just because you do not understand something does not make it 'stupid'.

[???]: You will learn, someday.

[Heather]: Would you just shut up!?

[Heather]: I'm here to beat you up, not get lectured, so shut up!

[???]: Taka, ZEL. Deal with <player> and protect the PULSE.

[???]: Leave the girl to me.

[Taka]: Sure thing.

[zeL]: Um, I guess I have to... Sorry, <player>, but...

[Zel]: But it's payback time!

Post-battle speech
[Taka]: Well, that's not good.

[zEl]: The PULSE has been deactivated. There is no longer any purpose in defending this location.

[Taka]: In that case, I'm just gonna make myself scare. You coming?

[zeL]: Um... I... I guess so...

Azurine Island battle speech
Pre-battle speech

[Taka]: Yes, yes... Camerupt is ready. Let's get going shortly, all right?

[Taka]: Oh, hey, <player>. Didn't expect to see you down here.

[Cain]: Heyyy, <player>!

[Taka]: Oh, yeah... Guess you came here for your friend, huh?

[Taka]: Sorry about that, we were kinda ordered to capture him, and well, he happened to be sailing right by, sooo... Yeah.

[Cain]: I am but a damsel, imprisoned and distressed! <player>, save me, my darling prince!

[Taka]: But how did you find us...? This island was meant to be for breeding Pokemon and repopulating the region, so no humans should come here...

[Taka]: Even this place was just a breeding and obseravation center-- weill, before we hijacked it...

[Cain]: Yeah, and now they're trying to attack Apophyll!

[Taka]: Well... Yeah, that's the plan. Take a PULSE up there, take Camerupt up there. You probably know, Pyrous Mountain is the last active volcano in Reborn.

[Taka]: So we just uh, you know, little Eruption attack from Camerupt...

[Taka]: Bye-bye Apophyll. That's one pocket of civillization wiped off the map-- don't have to worry about it.

[Taka]: Anyway, we were also ordered to capture you. And since you sorta just waltzed in here... Yeahm that's a thing.

Post-battle speech

[Taka]: Welp, I tried.

[Taka]: Looks like I don't have a choice but to let you go this time, huh?

[Taka]: Team Meteor, prepare to retreat. Bring Camerupt with us.

[Taka]: ...And I guess we just have to hope <player> doesn't try to stop us. It'd be a right shame if they did. Saving all those people... Tsk, tsk.

[Taka]: ...Yeah, we'll see ya up there, <player>.

Water Treatment Center battle speech
Pre-battle speech
[Taka]: Easy there, killer...

[Taka]: The least you could do is show some gratitude.

[Titania]: For what, your complete lack of spine?

[Taka]: I mean... if you wanna look at it that way.

[Taka]: But I figured you's appreciate that I've taken the liberty of have her wounds treated.

[Titania]: That's not the only thing you've taken.

[Taka]: Ohhh, that't what this is about.

[Titania]: Give me the Sapphire Bracelets.

[Taka]: Sure. Catch.

[Titania]: You're pathetic.

[Taka]: Maybe, but, hey.

[Taka]: My dad's on his way over to collect that. I kinda had to radio it in before.

[Taka]: Sooooo you might have to deal with that soon.

[Titania]: I'm willing to accept that responsibility.

[Titania]: Give my regards to the men who treated her.

[Titania]: I would, but you kinda already killed them.

[Titania]: ...Right. Well...

[Titania]: Tough.

[Titania]: So you're just going to let us walk out of here with Amy and the bracelets?

[Taka]: Yup.

[Taka]: Well, actually, I do have one favor to ask.

[Taka]: I kinda need <player> to beat me in battle.

[Taka]: Gotta at least look like I tried.

[Titania]: Just save yourself the embarrassment and resign already.

[Titania]: You're only making a fool of everyone involved.

[Taka]: Then I'm a fool.

[Taka]: But I can't just walk out on my destiny.

[Titania]: Door's right here. No one's stopping you.

[Taka]: My blood is.

[Taka]: And my father-- do you have any idea what he would do?

[Taka]: Do you have any idea how he would feel?

[Titania]: Probably slightly better than the countless people he's hurt.

[Taka]: ...Look, just forget about it.

[Taka]: Hurry up, beat me, and get out of here already.

[Titania]: If you're not going to stop us, I'm not going to enable you to keep cowering from your choices.

[Titania]: If we defeat you, we just let you go on like this.

[Taka]: Please... I've done every courtesy I could for you down here.

[Taka]: Do me this one favor.

[Titania]: I'm done with your games.

[Titania]: Let's go, <player>.

[Taka]: <player>.

[Taka]: Please... I'm begging you.

[Taka]: Will you defeat me? {Yes/No}

Answered yes
[Taka]: Right. Let's hurry.
Answered no (No battle)
[Taka]: ...I see...

[Taka]: I guess I really am the odd one out when it comes to these sorts of things, trying to show mercy and all that...

[Taka]: But hey.

[Taka]: If skinning the black sheep makes you happy, whatever.

[Taka]: I'm out.

Post-battle speech
[Taka]: Then, everything's gonna be just fine.

[Taka]: You should get outta here quickly though.

[Taka]: I get the feeling your friend's gonna need you.

[Taka]: See ya... and, good luck.

Tourmaline Desert battle speech
Pre-battle speech
[Taka]: I was really hoping you wouldn't show up.

[Taka]: <player>, I...

[Taka]: I'm sorry.

[Taka]: I-- have to stop you here.

[Taka]: If I don't...

[Taka]: They're gonna say something like, there's no reason for me to stay, right?

[Taka]: They're probably already--

[Taka]: Or she's probably already...

[Taka]: ...watching us from somewhere.

[Taka]: I don't-- have a choice anymore.

[Taka]: As if I ever did.

Post-battle speech
[Taka]: ...and not against them.

[Taka]: So I guess that's it.

[Taka]: This'll probably be the last time you have to deal with me.

[Taka]: Sorry.

[Taka]: ...but you can.

[Taka]: You've always been standing up to us.

[Taka]: And you've always been winning.

[Taka]: You're gonna keep doing that, aren't you? {Yes/No}

Answered yes
[Taka]: Yeah. You always do, huh.

[Taka]: Did you ever even think to do anything else?

[Taka]: Cuz I don't think I have.

[Taka]: I never thought anything could change, but here you are.

[Taka]: You rocked the boat and I've fallen out of it.

[Taka]: Splash.

[Taka]: But where does that leave me?

[Taka]: When I go back a failure again, I won't get another chance.

[Taka]: And you...

[Taka]: ...will keep fighting.

[Taka]: Can I come with you? {Yes/No}

[Taka]: Really?

[Taka]: All right, here's the plan:

[Taka]: I don't have a single clue.

[Taka]: So I'm just gonna follow you for now, okay?

[Taka]: I'll try not to get in your way.

[Taka]: And uh, I kinda took a bunch of healing items from base before they sent me here...

[Taka]: So I'll heal your Pokemon whenever you need, okay?

[Taka]: If I can find somewhere safe to hide, I think I'll lay low there for a while.

[Taka]: Maybe long enough that I'll get off that woman's radar.

[Taka]: After that... let's beat Team Meteor together.

[Taka]: I'll follow your lead, <player>.

Answered no

SpritesEdit

TrainerTaka
VSTaka
TakaOverworld
Trainer sprite VS sprite Overworld sprite

Trivia Edit

  • Taka's name mean 'Hawk' in Japanese.
  • Taka's sprite heavily resembles Morty from the original Pokemon games.
  • During the speech in Pyrous Mountain, it is stated that Taka is Solaris' son.
  • Taka is the key character to the splitting routes in later episodes.
  • According to an inside source, Taka belongs to Reborn user Ice, and gave permission to Amethyst to use him, as well several other characters belonging to him and another user, Will.


Characters in Reborn
Player Characters VeroKuroAliceLuciaAriDecibel
Rivals VictoriaCainFern
Gym Leaders JuliaFloriniaCoreyShellyShadeCalKikiAyaSerraNoelRadomusLunaSamsonCharlotteTerraCielAdriennTitaniaAmariaHardySaphira
Team Meteor Aster & EclipseZELTakaSiriusSolarisSpoiler!
Various AmeGossip GardevoirHeatherDr. Sigmund ConnelElBennettBlakeAnnaArclightLauraCorin Rouge