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Steven
ダイゴ Daigo
Spr Masters Steven.png
Steven's model
No. 81
English voice actor Xander Mobus
Japanese voice actor Tomoaki Maeno
Description Known as the wandering stone collector due to his love of rare stones, he is actually the heir to the Devon Corporation and Champion of the Hoenn Pokémon League.

Steven (Japanese: ダイゴ Daigo) is a Pokémon Trainer in Pokémon Masters EX, based on the character of the same name in the core series games. He forms a sync pair with Metagross, which is capable of Mega Evolving. The sync pair could be obtained through limited-time sync pair scouts.

Steven is also available in his summer attire, where he forms a sync pair with Alolan Sandslash. The sync pair could be obtained through a limited-time seasonal sync pair scout.

Contents

Metagross

Masters376.png Type SteelIC Masters.png Steel
Move type SteelIC Masters.png Steel
Role Strike (Physical)
Base Potential ★★★★★
Metagross Weakness GhostIC Masters.png Ghost
It boasts not only psychic powers but also fantastic strength. It grabs its prey with its four legs and holds them in place with its claws.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 125, Base Potential 454 395 175 128 171 228
Lv. 125, Max Potential 554 435 215 168 211 268
Mega Metagross
Lv. 125, Base Potential 454 473 192 128 188 228
Lv. 125, Max Potential 554 513 232 168 228 268

Moves

Steven's Metagross uses Meteor Mash and Iron Head as its two damage-dealing moves. Upon Mega Evolution, Meteor Mash is replaced with Bullet Punch. Bullet Punch is a Quick Move that does not cost gauge but has a limited number of uses per battle.

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Meteor Mash Steel
SteelIC Masters.png
Physical 2 55 66 90% An opponent Has a small chance of raising the user's Attack.
(Only before Mega Evolving)
X Attack None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Sharply raises the user's Attack.
Iron Head Steel
SteelIC Masters.png
Physical 3 92 110 100% An opponent Has a moderate chance of making the target flinch.
Best There Is! None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Raises the user's Defense. Ensures that the user's next attack will be a critical hit. If Metagross has Mega Evolved, makes the user able to endure the next hit it takes.
Bullet Punch Steel
SteelIC Masters.png
Physical 0
(3 uses)
75 90 100% An opponent No additional effect.
(Only after Mega Evolving)
Sync moves
Solid Steel Meteor Mash Steel
SteelIC Masters.png
Physical 160 192 An opponent Become Mega Metagross until the end of the battle.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Power Chain 3 Powers up moves when unity bonus is in effect.
Impervious Stats cannot be lowered.
Theme Skills
Steel Strike Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 15 when using Steel-type attacks.
Hoenn Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Champion Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Rock Lover Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Space Cadet Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.

Sync Grid

Steven and Metagross's sync grid is an expanded grid, made available since the sync pair was first released.

Name Effect Energy required Sync orb required Move level required
HP +10 HP +10 0 5 1
HP +10 HP +10 2 24 1
HP +20 HP +20 4 48 2
HP +20 HP +20 4 48 2
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 2 24 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 2 24 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 3 36 1
Attack +10 Attack +10 5 60 1
Attack +10 Attack +10 5 60 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Defense +10 Defense +10 4 48 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 0 5 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 3 36 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 3 36 1
Sp. Def +10 Sp. Def +10 4 48 2
Speed +5 Speed +5 0 5 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Meteor Mash: Power +4 Meteor Mash: Power ↑ +4 2 24 1
Meteor Mash: Power +4 Meteor Mash: Power ↑ +4 2 24 1
Meteor Mash: Power +4 Meteor Mash: Power ↑ +4 2 24 1
Meteor Mash: Power +4 Meteor Mash: Power ↑ +4 2 24 2
Meteor Mash: Power +4 Meteor Mash: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Meteor Mash: Power +4 Meteor Mash: Power ↑ +4 3 36 3
Meteor Mash: Move Gauge Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 6 72 1
Meteor Mash: Move Gauge Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 6 72 2
Meteor Mash: Swag Bag 1 Raises the chance of raising stat values with the additional effects of moves. 10 120 3
Iron Head: Power +5 Iron Head: Power ↑ +5 5 60 1
Iron Head: Power +5 Iron Head: Power ↑ +5 5 60 2
Iron Head: Power +5 Iron Head: Power ↑ +5 5 60 2
Iron Head: Power +5 Iron Head: Power ↑ +5 5 60 3
Iron Head: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 6 72 2
Iron Head: Aggravation 1 Raises the chance of inflicting the flinching, confused, or trapped condition with the additional effects of moves. 10 120 3
Bullet Punch: Eagle Eye 9 Raises the user's critical-hit rate when the user's Pokémon uses a move. 10 120 3
X Attack: MP Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 1
Best There Is!: MP Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 2
Haymaker The more the user's Attack has been raised, the more it powers up sync moves. 10 120 1
Force Field 1 Has a small chance of raising the Sp. Def of all allied sync pairs when the user's Pokémon uses a move. 8 96 2
Recuperation 2 Restores the user's HP after using a sync move. 8 96 2
Natural Remedy Once per battle, removes all status conditions from the user when the user is inflicted by any status condition. 4 48 3
Stoic 2 Has a moderate chance of raising the Pokémon's Defense after it uses a move. 8 96 3
Unyielding 2 When the user has endured the most recent hit and has 1 HP remaining, has a moderate chance of allowing the user to endure an additional hit that would reduce it to 0 HP. 10 120 3
Solid Steel Meteor Mash: Power +25 Solid Steel Meteor Mash: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Solid Steel Meteor Mash: Power +25 Solid Steel Meteor Mash: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Sandslash (Alola Form)

Steven (Summer 2020)
ダイゴ Daigo
Spr Masters Steven Summer 2020.png
Steven's model (Summer 2020)
No. 81
English voice actor Xander Mobus
Japanese voice actor Tomoaki Maeno
Description Steven's looking a little festive in his cool summer attire! He and his Alolan Sandslash partner escape the heat by entering caves in search of rare stones.

Steven (Summer 2020) was first introduced during the Summer Superstars story event. Steven in his summer attire pairs alongside Alolan Sandslash.

Masters028A.png Type IceIC Masters.png Ice
Move type IceIC Masters.png Ice
Role Strike (Physical)
Base Potential ★★★★★
Sandslash (Alola Form) Weakness FightingIC Masters.png Fighting
It runs across snow-covered plains at high speeds. It developed thick, sharp claws to plow through the snow.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 125, Base Potential 585 391 164 106 135 206
Lv. 125, Max Potential 685 431 204 146 175 246
Lv. 125, Base Potential
Lv. 125, Max Potential


Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Icicle Spear Ice
IceIC Masters.png
Physical 2 15 18 100% An opponent Attacks the target two to five times in a row.
X Attack None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Sharply raises the user's Attack.
Icicle Crash Ice
IceIC Masters.png
Physical 3 105 126 90% An opponent Has a moderate chance of making the target flinch.
Coolest There Is! None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Raises the user's accuracy and critical-hit rate. In addition, sharply raises the user's critical-hit rate in a hailstorm.
Sync moves
Too Cool Icicle Crash Ice
IceIC Masters.png
Physical 250 300 An opponent No additional effect.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Hail Bringer Causes a hailstorm after a sync move.
Snow Shelter Protects the Pokémon from damage from a hailstorm.
Invigorating Hail 5 Powers up moves in a hailstorm.
Theme Skills
Ice Strike Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 15 when using Ice-type attacks.
Hoenn Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Seasonal Outfit Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Sunglasses Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Rock Lover Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.

Sync Grid

Steven and Sandslash's sync grid is an expanded grid, made available since the sync pair was first released.

Name Effect Energy required Sync orb required Move level required
HP +10 HP +10 0 5 1
HP +10 HP +10 2 24 1
HP +20 HP +20 4 48 2
HP +20 HP +20 4 48 2
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 2 24 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 2 24 2
Attack +10 Attack +10 4 48 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Defense +10 Defense +10 4 48 3
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 0 5 1
Sp. Def +10 Sp. Def +10 4 48 1
Sp. Def +10 Sp. Def +10 4 48 2
Speed +5 Speed +5 0 5 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Speed +20 Speed +20 7 84 2
Icicle Spear: Power +1 Icicle Spear: Power ↑ +1 2 24 1
Icicle Spear: Power +1 Icicle Spear: Power ↑ +1 2 24 1
Icicle Spear: Power +1 Icicle Spear: Power ↑ +1 2 24 1
Icicle Spear: Power +1 Icicle Spear: Power ↑ +1 2 24 1
Icicle Spear: Power +1 Icicle Spear: Power ↑ +1 2 24 2
Icicle Spear: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 6 72 1
Icicle Spear: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 6 72 2
Icicle Spear: Cold Snap 2 Has a moderate chance of leaving the target frozen when a move targeting an opponent is successful. 10 120 3
Icicle Crash: Power +3 Icicle Crash: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Icicle Crash: Power +3 Icicle Crash: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Icicle Crash: Power +3 Icicle Crash: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Icicle Crash: Power +3 Icicle Crash: Power ↑ +3 3 36 2
Icicle Crash: Power +3 Icicle Crash: Power ↑ +3 3 36 2
Icicle Crash: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 6 72 1
Icicle Crash: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 6 72 2
Icicle Crash: Harry 2 Powers up moves when the target is flinching. 10 120 1
Icicle Crash: Freeze Synergy 3 Powers up moves when the target is frozen. 10 120 3
X Attack: MP Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 2
Coolest There Is!: MP Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 1
Healing Hail 1 Restores the Pokémon's HP whenever it takes an action during a hailstorm. 7 84 1
Flinch Hitter 5 Powers up sync moves when the target is flinching. 8 96 2
Hasty Hail 2 Quickly charges the move gauge in a hailstorm. 10 120 3
Freezer Burn 5 Powers up sync moves when the target is frozen. 8 96 3
Double Down 3 Powers up sync moves that are super effective. 10 120 3
Stoic 2 Has a moderate chance of raising the Pokémon's Defense after it uses a move. 8 96 3
No Quarter Maximizes the number of times the user hits with a multistrike move when that move is successful. 12 144 3
Too Cool Icicle Crash: Power +25 Too Cool Icicle Crash: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Too Cool Icicle Crash: Power +25 Too Cool Icicle Crash: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Availability

Steven and his Metagross can be battled against in:

  • Story event (Co-op): The Strongest There Is (February 14 to March 16, 2020)
  • Solo event: Training with Legends (July 15 to 28, 2020)

Sync Pair Stories

Steven and Metagross:

  • A Day with Steven

Steven (Summer 2020) and Sandslash:

  • One Summer's Day

Quotes

In the anime

In the Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer

Steven appeared in the Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer, where he teamed up with Cynthia and Lance to battle Korrina, Cheren, and Misty at a stadium in Pasio. Steven attempted to overwhelm the opposing team's Pokémon with his Metagross's Flash Cannon, but said Pokémon retaliated with their own attacks.

Pokémon

Steven's Metagross
Metagross
Main article: Steven's Metagross

Metagross is Steven's only known Pokémon. It appeared along with him at a stadium in Pasio. Alongside Cynthia's Garchomp and Lance's Dragonite, it battled Korrina's Lucario, Cheren's Stoutland, and Misty's Starmie. Metagross used Flash Cannon on the opposing Pokémon, but they managed to defend themselves with their own attacks.

Metagross's only known move is Flash Cannon.

Debut Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer

Gallery

Steven

Masters Steven Metagross artwork.png Masters Dream Team Maker Steven and Metagross.png Steven Mindscape.png Masters Battle Buffet Bash artwork.png
Key artwork of Pokémon Masters EX by Ken Sugimori Steven and Metagross on
Pokémon Masters EX Dream Team Maker
Steven's sync move mindscape
(Granite Cave)
Battle Buffet Bash artwork
Spr Masters Steven 2.png VSSteven Masters.png Spr Masters Steven EX.png VSSteven EX Masters.png Masters Steven Wallace artwork.jpg
5★ model 5★ VS model 6★ EX model 6★ EX VS model Artwork with Wallace
Steven Emote 1 Masters.png Steven Emote 2 Masters.png Steven Emote 3 Masters.png Steven Emote 4 Masters.png
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!

Steven (Summer 2020)

VSSteven Summer 2020 Masters.png Masters Dream Team Maker Steven and Sandslash.png Summer 2020 Mindscape.png
VS model from
Pokémon Masters EX
Steven and Sandslash on
Pokémon Masters EX Dream Team Maker
Steven's sync move mindscape
(Summer 2020)
Steven Summer Emote 1 Masters.png Steven Summer Emote 2 Masters.png Steven Summer Emote 3 Masters.png Steven Summer Emote 4 Masters.png
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!
Masters Medal 1-Star Summer Superstars.png Masters Medal 2-Star Summer Superstars.png Masters Medal 3-Star Summer Superstars.png Masters Medal Jigglypunk.png
Medal
1★ Summer Superstars
Medal
2★ Summer Superstars
Medal
3★ Summer Superstars
Medal
Jigglypunk

In other languages

Best There Is!

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese ボクが一番だよね Bokuga Ichibandayone
Mandarin Chinese 誰叫我是第一呢 Shéi jiào wǒ shì dìyī ne
France Flag.png French C'est moi le numéro 1 !
Germany Flag.png German Ich bin halt der Stärkste!
Italy Flag.png Italian Sono il più energico!
South Korea Flag.png Korean 내가제일이지 Naega Jeiriji
Spain Flag.png Spanish ¡Soy el número uno!

Solid Steel Meteor Mash

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese さすらいの石集め コメットパンチ Sasuraino Ishiatsume Kometto Panchi
Mandarin Chinese 漂泊藏石家之 彗星拳 Piāobócángshíjiā-zhī Huìxīng Quán
France Flag.png French Poing Météore du collectionneur éclairé !
Germany Flag.png German Sternenhieb des Steinesammlers
Italy Flag.png Italian Meteorpugno del cercapietre
South Korea Flag.png Korean 방랑하는 돌수집가의 코멧펀치 Bangnanghaneun Dolsujipga-ui Comet Punch
Spain Flag.png Spanish Puño Meteoro de los Vestigios


Coolest There Is!

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese クールにいこう! Kūruni Ikō!
Mandarin Chinese 沉著冷靜! Chénzhuólěngjìng!
France Flag.png French Un peu de sang-froid !
Germany Flag.png German In der Ruhe liegt die Kraft!
Italy Flag.png Italian Calma e sangue freddo!
South Korea Flag.png Korean 쿨하게가자! Cool-hage Gaja!
Spain Flag.png Spanish ¡Qué bien sienta el fresco!

Too Cool Icicle Crash

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese クールに一番強い つららおとし Kūruni Ichiban Tsuyoi Tsurara Otoshi
Mandarin Chinese 最酷最強之 冰柱墜擊 Zuìkùzuìqiáng-zhī Bīngzhù Zhuìjī
France Flag.png French Un peu de sang-froid. Chute Glace !
Germany Flag.png German Eiszapfhagel des Stärksten
Italy Flag.png Italian Scagliagelo dell'energia rinfrescante
South Korea Flag.png Korean 쿨하고 제일 강한 고드름떨구기 Cool-hago Jeil Ganghan Godeureum Tteolgugi
Spain Flag.png Spanish Chuzos del más Fuerte e Increíble


Pokémon Champions
Core series BlueLanceRedStevenWallaceCynthiaAlderIrisDianthaTraceLeonMustardPeonyAll player characters
Masters EX BlueLanceRedStevenCynthiaAlderIrisDianthaLeon
Other
spin-offs
Ronald (TCG GB)Mark (TCG GB)Mint (TCG GB)Glenn (Pokkén)
Anime CaptainDrakeAsh KetchumLanceCynthiaWallaceAlderDianthaStevenLeon
Origins BlueRed
Generations BlueCynthiaDianthaCalem
Adventures Professor OakRedSidneyPhoebeGlaciaDrakeStevenWallaceCynthiaAlderIrisDianthaLeon
Other manga Drake (EToP)Ash (EToP)Shigeru (Zensho)Satoshi (Zensho)Rald (Battle Frontier)


Characters appearing in Pokémon Masters EX
Pasio ScottieBettie
Kanto BrockMistyLt. SurgeErikaBlaineLoreleiBrunoAgathaJanineKogaBlueGiovanniLanceLeafProfessor OakRedSabrinaJessieJames
Johto KrisBugsyWhitneyPryceClairWillKarenLyraEthanSilverJasmineMorty
Hoenn BrendanRoxanneBrawlyFlanneryNormanWinonaTateLizaPhoebeDrakeNolandGlaciaZinniaStevenWallaceWallyLucyLisiaMay
Sinnoh BarryRoarkGardeniaMayleneCrasher WakeCandiceFlintCherylMarleyThortonCynthiaFantinaDawnCyrusVolkner
Unova RosaClaySkylaBrycenIrisMarshalShauntalRoxieMarlonCherenHilbertHildaElesaCaitlinGrimsleyBurghAlderNateBiancaN
Kalos GrantKorrinaRamosWulfricSieboldWikstromViolaCalemValerieClemontSerenaProfessor SycamoreLysandreDiantha
Alola HauOliviaSophoclesMinaHapuKahiliNanuAcerolaKukuiGuzmaPlumeriaLusamineGladionLillieMolayneMallow
Galar GloriaPiersLeonMarnie
NPCs PauloProfessor BellisLearSawyerRachelTristaTriciaTrinnia
DarachMeowthRyukiTeam Break

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