Black, Unova gym leaders
Brycen attends the gym leaders' meeting at Celestial Tower. He later teams up with the other gym leaders (sans Cilan, Chili, and Cress) against the Shadow Triad in Nacrene City, but the Triad uses Tornadus, Thundurus, and Landorus to capture the gym leaders in a tornado.
Brycen manages to break free of the tornado and he goes to rescue Black. Black is already unconscious and Brycen notices a stone rolling independently towards him. Brycen picks up Black and the stone and takes them away. He then mentors Black with the intention of training him to control Reshiram.
- Like Winona, Wallace, Crasher Wake, and Volkner, Brycen is a gym leader who specifically teaches a protagonist