Non-playable Teams refers to a number of teams outside the player's control available in School Fare series. This terms refers to allies and neutralists alike only. They also includes several teams from Vermillion, Celadon, Goldenrod and even Beacon Academy.
Non-playable teams can be encountered during missions, but it does not necessarily means that they would always have similar objectives. The player's team may compete with these teams in statistics, competitions and ratings. Amongst the Azure Academy students, there are always at least 3 members in a team and they can be challenged into various battles such as Mock Battles, Fort Battle and Speed Hunts.
Also, while most does not join the party when doing Missions, some would ask to accompany them for at least a duration of time.