Iota was once a member of Junior Pokemon United, but he quit when he found stealing Pokémon too exciting.
Iota is harsh and cynical. He dislikes losing greatly and prefers stealing other trainer’s Pokémon. It is unknown if the Pokémon he uses are stolen or actually caught. Although he says he is friends with Elara, he has stolen her Pokémon before and never treats her with respect.
For the Double Battles, please see Rival Double Battles (Genesis)
This is at Professor Maple’s Lab, where you battle for the first time.
Level 5/Ability: Static
Moves: Quick Attack, Leer
Iota leaves behind the Bike Voucher this time, giving you the chance to get a bike.
Level 33/Ability: Static
Moves: Thunderpunch, Quick Attack, Shock Wave, Light Screen
While surfing around, you eventually find Iota and the HM you need on Trance Isle.