Aaron (Masters)

Aaron
リョウ Ryou
Spr Masters Aaron.png
Aaron's model
No. 146
English voice actor Kevin Gomez[1]
Japanese voice actor Yoshitaka Yamaya
Description Aaron, a member of the Sinnoh Elite Four, aims to become a perfect Trainer who is as strong and beautiful as his beloved Bug-type Pokémon.

Aaron (Japanese: リョウ Ryou) 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 Vespiquen. This sync pair was first made available on May 9, 2022. This pair can be raised to 6★ EX from the day it was released.

Vespiquen

  Type   Bug
Move type   Bug
Role Support
Base Potential ★★★★★☆EX
Vespiquen Weakness   Ice
It houses its colony in cells in its body and releases various pheromones to make those grubs do its bidding.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 666 210 269 210 269 271
Lv. 140, Max Potential 766 250 309 250 309 311
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Attack Order Bug
 
Physical 3 80 96 100% An opponent Critical hits land more easily.
Heal Order Bug
 
Status 1
(1 use)
Self Restores the user's HP by approximately 50% of its maximum HP.
Defend Order Bug
 
Status 1 Self Raises the user's Defense and Sp. Def by 1 stat rank.
Cool, Right?! None Status 0
(2 uses)
All allies Raises the Attack of all allied sync pairs by 2 stat ranks. Raises the critical-hit rate of all allied sync pairs by 1 stat rank. Applies the Gradual Healing effect to the user.
Sync moves
Perfect Swarm Attack Order Bug
 
Physical 250 300 An opponent (6★ EX) effect: The stat increase after a sync move is doubled once per battle.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Stat Share 9 When a status move used by the user's Pokémon raises its stats only, raises the same stats by the same amount for all allied sync pairs instead.
Group Shared Healing 1 Restores the HP of all allied sync pairs by approximately 20% of their maximum HP when the user uses a move that has the heal effect tag.
Move Gauge Refresh 4 Has a chance (50%) of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful.
Theme Skills
Bug Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 30.
Sinnoh Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 4.
Elite Four Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 4.
Nature Lover Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 6.

Sync Grid

Aaron and Vespiquen's sync grid is an expanded grid, made available when the sync pair 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 +10 HP +10 2 24 1
HP +40 HP +40 7 84 3
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 2 24 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 2 24 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Defense +10 Defense +10 4 48 2
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 0 5 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 2 24 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 2 24 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
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Speed +10 Speed +10 4 48 2
Attack Order: Power +3 Attack Order: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Attack Order: Power +3 Attack Order: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Attack Order: Power +3 Attack Order: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Attack Order: Power +3 Attack Order: Power ↑ +3 3 36 2
Attack Order: Power +3 Attack Order: Power ↑ +3 3 36 2
Attack Order: Move Gauge Refresh 9 Charges the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 8 96 2
Attack Order: Staggering 4 Has a chance (50%) of making the target flinch when the user's attack move is successful. 10 120 3
Heal Order: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a chance (40%) of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 7 84 2
Defend Order: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a chance (40%) of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 7 84 2
Cool, Right?!: MP Refresh 3 Has a chance (40%) of restoring one MP of the user’s move when that move is successful. 7 84 2
Cool, Right?!: Precision Pals 1 Raises the accuracy of all allied sync pairs by 1 stat rank when the user’s move is successful. 8 96 3
Lithe Prevents the user from getting paralyzed. 5 60 1
Unbending Defense cannot be lowered. 5 60 1
Stalwart Sp. Def cannot be lowered. 5 60 1
Quick Cure Removes the confused, flinching, and trapped conditions from the user the first time they are inflicted each battle. 7 84 2
Natural Remedy Removes all status conditions from the user the first time it is inflicted by any status condition each battle. 7 84 3
Insect Acceleration 2 Quickly charges the move gauge when the zone is Bug Zone. 9 108 2
Insect Healing 1 Restores the user’s HP whenever its Pokémon takes an action when the zone is a Bug Zone. 10 120 2
Team Full-Bracing Infliction 1 Raises the Defense and Sp. Def of all allied sync pairs by 1 stat rank the first time the user’s Pokémon uses a status move each battle. 9 108 3
Team Strengthening Heal 9 Once per battle, increases the Physical Moves ↑ Next effect and Special Moves ↑ Next effect of all allied sync pairs by one rank when the user uses a move that has the heal effect tag. 10 120 3
Catalyst Applies the Move Gauge Acceleration effect to the allied field of play the first time the user’s sync move is used each battle. 10 120 3
Healthy Buffer 5 Reduces damage when the user is hit by an attack move when its HP is full. 10 120 3
Perfect Swarm Attack Order: Power +25 Perfect Swarm Attack Order: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Perfect Swarm Attack Order: Power +25 Perfect Swarm Attack Order: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Availability

Aaron's offering rate was increased in the following sync pair scout banners:

  • (Debut) Aaron Spotlight Scout (May 9 to 27, 2022)

Aaron and Vespiquen can be battled against in:

  • Champion Stadium: Sinnoh Challenge, Hard Lv. 1 (Electric-type weakness)

Aaron has also been shown to pair alongside Heracross and Drapion, and can be battled against in:

  • Heracross
    • Champion Stadium: Sinnoh Challenge, Hard Lv. 1 (Fire-type weakness)
  • Drapion
    • Champion Stadium: Sinnoh Challenge, Hard Lv. 1 (Ground-type weakness)

Sync Pair Stories

  • A Day with Aaron

Quotes

Main article: Aaron (Elite Four)/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX

Gallery

         
VS model
(Normal colors)
6★ model
(Normal colors)
6★ model
(EX colors)
VS model
(EX colors)
Aaron's sync move mindscape
(Pokémon League, Aaron's room)
       
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!

Trivia

Origin

Aaron's design is based on his appearance in Pokémon Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum and Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. Aaron uses Vespiquen during his battle with the player in the Sinnoh-based core series games. Vespiquen's Dex entry comes from Pokémon Black 2, White 2, X, and Omega Ruby.

In other languages

Cool, Right?!

Language Title
  Japanese かっこいいでしょ! Kakko Īdesho!
Mandarin Chinese 很酷吧! Hěn Kù ba!
  French Mon Pokémon est redoutable !
  German Toll, oder?!
  Italian Forti i Pokémon Coleottero, eh?
  Korean 멋지지? Meotjiji?
  Spanish ¡Tan formidables como hermosos!

Perfect Swarm Attack Order

Language Title
  Japanese パーフェクトな虫のこうげきしれい Pāfekuto na Mushi no Kōgeki Shirei
Mandarin Chinese 完美的蟲之攻擊指令 Wánměi de Chóng zhī Gōngjī Zhǐlìng
  French Perfection entomique ! Appel Attaque !
  German Schlagbefehl der Käfer-Pokémon
  Italian Comandurto Coleottero perfetto
  Korean 퍼펙트한 벌레의 공격지령 Peopekteuhan Beolle-ui Gonggyeok Jiryeong
  Spanish Perfectinsecto Al Ataque


References


Characters appearing in Pokémon Masters EX
Pasio ScottieBettieLearRachelSawyer
Kanto BrockMistyLt. SurgeErikaBlaineLoreleiBrunoAgathaJanineKogaBlueGiovanniLeafLanceProfessor OakRedSabrinaJessieJames
Johto KrisBugsyWhitneyPryceClairWillKarenLyraEthanSilverJasmineMortyFalkner
Hoenn BrendanRoxanneBrawlyFlanneryNormanWinonaTateLizaPhoebeDrakeNolandGlaciaZinniaStevenWallaceWallyLucyLisiaMayMaxieArchieSidney
Sinnoh BarryRoarkGardeniaMayleneCrasher WakeCandiceFlintThortonCherylMarleyCynthiaFantinaDawnCyrusVolknerDarachLucasAaronBerthaLucian
Unova RosaClaySkylaBrycenIrisRoxieMarlonShauntalMarshalCherenHilbertHildaElesaCaitlinGrimsleyBurghAlderNateBiancaNGhetsisIngoEmmet
Kalos GrantKorrinaRamosWulfricSieboldWikstromViolaCalemValerieClemontSerenaLysandreProfessor SycamoreDianthaEvelyn
Alola HauSophoclesMinaOliviaHapuKahiliNanuAcerolaKukuiPlumeriaGuzmaLusamineGladionLillieMolayneMallowSeleneElioLanaKiaweHalaThe Masked Royal
Galar GloriaPiersLeonMarnieRaihanNessaBeaHopAllisterSoniaBede
NPCs PauloProfessor BellisTristaTriciaTrinniaTina
MeowthRyukiCourtneyTabithaMattShellyMarsJupiterSaturnLookerCilanChiliCressArcherArianaPetrelProtonHughTeam Break