It's just Team Rocket in different regions. A lot less story in some.>Maxie
Doesn't quit his job. Doggedly spearheads operations and investments in 'land development' for whatever region he's in.>Archie
Kanto/Johto: Head of Rocket's sea division.
Sinnoh: 'THIS WORLD WAS MADE FOR POKEMON! NOT FOR YOU!' *swings Red Chain Anchor*
Unova: Noah. Only with a kick ass flying ship and Sky Battles.
Kalos: 'You see that damn? I'm gonna blow it up' *points Ancient Weapon rigged to use human energy instead of Pokemon*
Alola: Paradise. Guzma is actually a douche.
Galar: Leads a gang to fight Rose and his 'clean' enterprises.>Cyrus
Kanto: A Silph Co. mole. Helped Mewtwo escape.
Johto: Just another experiment to further his research.
Hoenn: He's the one that took the Mauville experiments too far.
Unova: Galactic 2: Truth and Ideals Boogaloo
Kalos: Dr. Strangelove
Alola: His parents were too laid back to be dicks. Invents Rotom Dex.
Galar: 'I shall unleash the Darkest Day and tear this world asunder to glimpse the divine... and build this world anew'>Ghetsis
He's the puppet master behind it all. Bet you didn't see that one coming!>Lysandre
Kanto: Too busy fixing it!
Johto: 'I will turn this region's Pokemon against you, if you do not up hold its Beauty and Traditional Values!'
Hoenn: Nega Steven
Sinnoh: Ultra zealot appealing to god to change the hearts of man.
Unova: 'It is my divine right to rule!'
Galar: Fuck the French!>Lusamine
SM with a different backdrop.