Thorn is easily one of the most powerful and dangerous enemies to Team Indigo. He has abilities beyond the realm of Pokemon and even unknown to the wisest of wizards. He can manipulate his shape easily, though anything he turns into maintains that glowing red eye. He seems to be able to manipulate plant life too. His wooden shell can be destroyed, but he can regenerate it fairly easily. Without his shell, his shape is more malleable and acts more ghost-like, turning invisible and passing through solid objects. A strange mist always seems to surround him as well. Thorn is not above manipulating, hypnosis, and even killing his enemies. It's possible that he has some connections to Dark Matter, a species that haunts the universe.