Team Galactic first appears in Jubilife City , harassing Professor Rowan and his assistant, and trying to get them to give over Rowan's research, with the player returning from Oreburgh City just in time to help. After this, the player's next encounter with the organization is in the Valley Windworks , where Mars heads up a scheme to steal energy for use in their activities. After she has been defeated in the Valley Windworks, Team Galactic's building in Eterna City remains as a stronghold on the western side of the region, led by Jupiter. Team Galactic's leader, Cyrus , is first encountered shortly after this, as the player travels through the south cave of Mt.
They are the grunts of Team Galactic. There are male and female versions, and they all dress in the spacesuit-looking outfits that are the Team Galactic uniforms and have turquoise hair that is cut quite short and rounded. In the games, Galactic Grunts generally act as footsoldiers and guards for Team Galactic. Like all villain team Grunts, they are not individually named. They are known to simply quote Team Galactic's mottos and policies that can be found in their Headquarters even if they do not challenge the player. Galactic Grunts have made multiple appearances in the anime , with the first appearance being in A Secret Sphere of Influence!
It is unknown when Team Galactic was formed, but it is known that it was some time prior to the start of the Pokemon Heroes series. Their actions prior to the start of the series are largely unknown, however it has been stated by Professor Rowan , though it is unknown if this is from first handexperience, that Team Galactic once attacked a cruise ship carrying passengers and Pokemon, and after stealing the Pokemon, left the cruise ship stranded and adrift in an uncharted area of the ocean where instruments didn't work, leaving the ship stranded for wekks. Professor Rowan stated that hundreds of people died on that cruiseship because of the lack of supplies and terrible conditions.
Saturn - a commander of the organization - admits that he had no idea what his boss is planning. Cyrus declares in Generation IV that the world is incomplete with emotions. After it is defeated, Cyrus is never seen again. In the games, the player sees them throughout the whole game. Then they flee and you get the point. At this point, you battle Saturn in the lake's cavern.