Since I doubt very much that Mercutio Napoleon Mateus will get a moment outside of being Chernabog's friend, barring maybe Orre to be his own trainer, I may as well theorycraft what his team would look like factoring Orre / Kanto. I've at least written about Mercutio enough that discussing what kind of team he had isn't just theorycraft alone: / / - Ace; he probably won't use all 3 at once unless some metaplot shenanigans ensue decreeing he has all 3 in his party (I'm not stealing the Mono-Poison run idea from @Lerioc and have thought about doing Mono-Bug at one point, but scrapped the idea knowing how my idea would likely be turned against me). When looking at PTU, I had thought of him being a Poison Ace for Roxas' Amaya campaign but decided against playing as him in it in favour of Tauradonna. --> - I lament not knowing if there's a Lone Wolf sprite for the various Eeveelutions, but don't mind if there isn't considering that Mission A of "get a Rocket Sylveon" so Mercutio has a differently-sprited Eevee a la Chernabog's Eeveelutions is a failure regardless, and Mission B being a failure is something I anticipate. - Rangers need a Pokemon they can ride on for mobility. Given he was implemented in the Orange Islands, and I'm still disappointed in the lack of a Mega Lapras considering the species' heavy prominence in the OI anime proper, I've decided to have Lapras be a possible mainstay of Mercutio's team on the basis of it being extremely relevant to his interests as a Ranger. - Same as Lapras, only to be not only more appropriate to the Orange Islands, but also cover Ranger mobility on both land and air, given Lapras is great for sea mobility but not necessarily for other kinds of mobility. As per usual, I would probably prefer to have Mercutio get a Nebula Rapidare if ever something inspires me to run him as a character in the TRPG (my previous chance for this came when I had only thought up of Chernabog himself, but I traded Nebula Ponyta to Bryan in exchange for other goods). The above 'mons/conventions are borrowed somewhat from ideas I had in the original Pokemon Tabletop Adventures game he was in, which was set in Sinnoh roughly 400 years before Diamond/Pearl/Platinum started. The main reason I wanted a snake-type ace (re: Arbok) was for Mercutio to engage in poetic irony against a Seviper-themed cult (and I had thought of Seviper as Mercutio's original main before being kindly warned by the GM of that game that choosing Seviper as a starter would get me in trouble). He also had a Totodile, and that was neat before I eventually decided against keeping Totodile as a common Pokemon for Mercutio in exchange for Lapras. The other two Pokemon that Mercutio would have would be rotated or considered filler, based on whatever I decide to do, if I decide to do anything with him.