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Dr. Zed is the main antagonist of Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle. He is a researcher who is obsessed with obtaining the secret of the Forest of Okoya and the archenemy of Koko and the murder of his parents.

He is voiced by Kōichi Yamadera in the Japanese version and Billy Kametz in the English version.


At first, Dr. Zed presents himself as a calm and reasonable man, but is in truth a maniacal scientist who is obsessed with getting what he wants, no matter the cost. He has no regard for the environment and is fully willing to sacrifice people and Pokémon if it meant obtaining his goal.

What Makes Him Pure Evil?

  • He killed Koko's parents, making him the first human in the anime who has successfully murdered another human being.
  • He even tried to murder the baby Koko.
  • Despite Koko refusing to lead him to the Great Tree, he still placed a tracker chip on Koko without his knowledge or permission.
  • He attacked an entire Pokémon colony.
  • Started a mass destruction across the forest, which even terrifying his workers.
  • While he seems like a well-intentional extremist at first, he commits his actions for his own selfish gain with the "greater good of humanity" simply being an excuse for his own greed.

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Darkrai | Purple Eyes

Cyrus | Hunter J | Grings Kodai | Alva | Dr. Zed

Manga Adaptations
Charon | Io | Marcus

See Also
Nintendo Pure Evils