Acerola (Masters)

Acerola
アセロラ Acerola
Spr Masters Acerola.png
Acerola's model
No. 63
English voice actor Christine Marie Cabanos[1]
Japanese voice actor Shiori Mikami[2]
Description Rumored to be descended from an ancient Alolan dynasty, this Ghost-type Pokémon user serves as one of the Alola region's Elite Four.

Acerola (Japanese: アセロラ Acerola) is a Pokémon Trainer in Pokémon Masters EX, based on the character of the same name in the core series games. She forms a sync pair with Palossand. The sync pair is obtained during the events of Chapter 17 of the Main Story.

During the Fight and Fright story event, Acerola is also available in her fall attire designed to resemble a Mimikyu, which she forms a sync pair with.

Palossand

  Type   Ghost
Move type   Ghost
Role Tech
Base Potential ★★★★★
Palossand Weakness   Ice
Each of its grains of sand has its own will. Palossand eats small Pokémon and siphons away their vital essence while they're still alive.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 541 175 189 135 176 228
Lv. 140, Max Potential 641 215 229 175 216 268
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Astonish Ghost
 
Physical 1 12 14 100% An opponent Has a moderate chance of making the target flinch.
X Defense None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Sharply raises the user's Defense.
Sandstorm Rock
 
Status 2
(2 uses)
Entire field Causes a sandstorm.
Over Here! None Status 0
(1 use)
Self Makes opponents target the user for a short time. Makes the user gradually heal itself.
Sync moves
Never-Ending Royal Nightmare Ghost
 
Physical 200 240 An opponent The more the user's Defense has been raised, the greater the power of this move.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Sand Fortress Stats cannot be lowered in a sandstorm.
Theme Skills
Ghost Tech Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 12 when using Ghost-type attacks.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 12.
Alola Tech Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 1.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 1.
Elite Four Tech Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 1.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 1.
Trial Giver Tech Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 1.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 1.
Fancy Lady Tech Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 2.

Sync Grid

Acerola and Palossand's sync grid is an expanded grid, made available on March 16, 2020.

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 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 +10 Attack +10 4 48 2
Attack +20 Attack +20 10 120 3
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Defense +20 Defense +20 8 96 3
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 +5 Sp. Def +5 2 24 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 2 24 1
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
Astonish: Power +5 Astonish: Power ↑ +5 2 24 1
Astonish: Power +5 Astonish: Power ↑ +5 2 24 1
Astonish: Power +5 Astonish: Power ↑ +5 2 24 1
Astonish: Power +6 Astonish: Power ↑ +6 3 36 2
Astonish: Power +6 Astonish: Power ↑ +6 3 36 2
Astonish: Move Gauge Refresh 4 Has a good chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 6 72 3
Astonish: Aggravation 1 Raises the chance of inflicting the flinching, confused, or trapped condition with the additional effects of moves. 10 120 1
Sandstorm: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 5 60 2
Sandstorm: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 5 60 3
Sandstorm: MP Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 1
Sandstorm: Focus Group 4 Has a good chance of raising the critical-hit rate of all allied sync pairs when the user's Pokémon uses a move. 7 84 2
Sandstorm: Flag Bearer 9 Raises the Attack of all allied sync pairs when the user's Pokémon uses a move. 10 120 1
X Defense: MP Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 2
Over Here!: MP Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 1
Over Here!: MP Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 2
Soothing Sand 1 Restores the Pokémon's HP whenever it takes an action during a sandstorm. 5 60 1
Sand Shelter Protects the Pokémon from damage from a sandstorm. 3 36 2
Surging Sand 5 Powers up moves in a sandstorm. 10 120 2
Tough Cookie The more the user's Defense has been raised, the more it powers up moves. 7 84 2
Toughen Up 4 Has a good chance of raising the user's Defense when the user is hit by an attack move. 7 84 2
Tighten Up 4 Has a good chance of raising the user's Sp. Def when the user is hit by an attack move. 7 84 3
Backfire 1 Lowers the Attack and Sp. Atk of all opposing sync pairs just before the user faints. 7 84 3
Harry 5 Powers up moves when the target is flinching. 8 96 3
Never-Ending Royal Nightmare: Power +25 Never-Ending Royal Nightmare: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Never-Ending Royal Nightmare: Power +25 Never-Ending Royal Nightmare: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Mimikyu

Acerola (Fall 2020)
アセロラ(20シーズン) Acerola (2020 Season)
 
Acerola's model (Fall 2020)
No. 63
English voice actor Christine Marie Cabanos
Japanese voice actor Shiori Mikami
Description Acerola is back—this time in a Mimikyu costume. She is ready to head out into the festively decorated town to challenge sync pairs to battles and win candy.

Acerola (Fall 2020) was first introduced during the Fight or Fright story event. Partnered with her Mimikyu, Acerola is available in a limited-time seasonal sync pair scout.

  Type   Ghost
Move type   Ghost
Role Tech
Base Potential ★★★★★☆EX
Mimikyu Weakness   Steel
Although it's a quiet, lonely Pokémon, if you try to look at what's under its rag, it will become agitated and resist violently.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 546 258 178 226 178 273
Lv. 140, Max Potential 646 298 218 266 218 313
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential


  Type   Ghost
Move type   Ghost
Role Tech
Base Potential ★★★★★☆EX
Mimikyu Weakness   Steel
It stands in front of a mirror, trying to fix its broken neck as if its life depended on it. It has a hard time getting it right, so it's crying inside.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 534 251 174 220 174 266
Lv. 140, Max Potential 634 291 214 260 214 306
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Shadow Claw Ghost
 
Physical 2 40 48 100% An opponent Critical hits land more easily.
Shadow Sneak Ghost
 
Physical 0
(3 uses)
75 90 100% An opponent No additional effect.
Boo! None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Sharply raises the user's Attack. When in Disguised Form, raises the user's critical-hit rate. When in Busted Form, raises the user's Defense and Sp. Def.
Phantom Force Ghost
 
Physical 3 160 192 100% An opponent The user takes on a phantom presence. After a set time, this presence fades and the user attacks. No other actions can be taken while in phantom presence. Opponents' moves will not hit the user while it is in this presence. If the user is hit by a sync move while in phantom presence, the presence will fade.
Sync moves
Trick-or-Treat Shadow Claw Ghost
 
Physical 200 240 An opponent Its power increases if the target is confused.
(6★ EX) effect: Power of sync move increases by 50%.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Disguise Protects the Pokémon from damage from a single attack move. After this passive skill takes effect, the Pokémon shifts from Disguised Form to Busted Form.
Criticonfuse 9 Leaves the target confused when the user lands a critical hit.
Opportunistic 9 Lowers the target's Defense when an attack is successful against a confused opponent.
Theme Skills
Ghost Tech Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 12 when using Ghost-type attacks.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 12.
Alola Tech Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 1.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 1.
Trial Giver Tech Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 1.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 1.
Seasonal Outfit Tech Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Fancy Lady Tech Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 2.

Sync Grid

Acerola and Mimikyu's sync grid is an expanded grid that will be made available when the sync pair is first released.

Name Effect Energy required Sync orb required Move level required
HP +10 HP +10 0 5 1
HP +30 HP +30 6 72 2
HP +30 HP +30 6 72 3
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 2 24 1
Attack +20 Attack +20 6 72 3
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Defense +20 Defense +20 6 72 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 +5 Sp. Def +5 2 24 1
Sp. Def +10 Sp. Def +10 4 48 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 0 5 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Speed +20 Speed +20 6 72 3
Shadow Claw: Power +6 Shadow Claw: Power ↑ +6 5 60 1
Shadow Claw: Power +6 Shadow Claw: Power ↑ +6 5 60 1
Shadow Claw: Power +6 Shadow Claw: Power ↑ +6 5 60 1
Shadow Claw: Power +6 Shadow Claw: Power ↑ +6 5 60 2
Shadow Sneak: Power +6 Shadow Sneak: Power ↑ +6 5 60 1
Shadow Sneak: Power +6 Shadow Sneak: Power ↑ +6 5 60 1
Shadow Sneak: Power +6 Shadow Sneak: Power ↑ +6 5 60 1
Shadow Sneak: Power +6 Shadow Sneak: Power ↑ +6 5 60 2
Phantom Force: Power +3 Phantom Force: Power ↑ +3 5 60 1
Phantom Force: Power +3 Phantom Force: Power ↑ +3 5 60 1
Phantom Force: Power +3 Phantom Force: Power ↑ +3 5 60 2
Phantom Force: Power +3 Phantom Force: Power ↑ +3 5 60 2
Shadow Claw: 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
Shadow Sneak: MP Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 3
Shadow Sneak: Critical Strike 2 Powers up attacks if they become critical hits. 8 96 2
Phantom Force: MP Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 3
Boo!: MP Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 1
Clearheaded Prevents the Pokémon from becoming confused. 5 60 1
Headstrong Attack cannot be lowered. 5 60 1
Fuzzy Strike 5 Powers up sync moves when the target is confused. 8 96 1
Boiling Point 2 Once per battle, sharply raises the user's Attack when in a pinch. 8 96 2
Confusion Synergy 2 Powers up moves when the target is confused. 8 96 2
Amped Up 1 Raises the Pokémon's Speed when it lands a critical hit. 7 84 2
Fast-Track 2 Has a moderate chance of raising the Pokémon's Speed after it uses a move. 9 108 2
Power Flux 5 The fuller the move gauge, the more this powers up moves. 10 120 2
Confusion Synergy 3 Powers up moves when the target is confused. 9 108 3
HP Advantage 3 The more HP the user has remaining, the more it powers up moves. 9 108 3
Stop Hitting Yourself 5 Raises the chance that an opponent will attack themselves due to being confused. 10 120 3
Trick-or-Treat Shadow Claw: Power +25 Trick-or-Treat Shadow Claw: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Trick-or-Treat Shadow Claw: Power +25 Trick-or-Treat Shadow Claw: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Availability

Acerola and Palossand can be battled against in:

Acerola (Fall 2020) and Mimikyu can be battled against in:

  • Story event: Midnight Spookfest: Battle Challenge! (October 14 to November 5, 2021)

Acerola has also been shown to pair alongside Drifblim. It can be battled against in:

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

Sync Pair Stories

  • A Day with Acerola

Quotes

Main article: Acerola/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX

In the anime

 
Acerola (right) in the Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer

Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer

Acerola briefly appeared in the Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer, where she, Skyla, and Flint battled Bettie, Iris, and Barry at a stadium. The outcome of the battle was left unknown.

Pokémon

 
Palossand
Palossand is Acerola's only known Pokémon. Alongside Skyla's Swanna and Flint's Infernape, it battled Bettie's Pikachu, Iris's Haxorus, and Barry's Piplup. The outcome of the battle was left unknown.

Palossand's only known move is Sand Tomb.

Debut Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer

Gallery

Acerola

       
Artwork of Acerola and Palossand
in Pokémon Masters EX
Acerola and Palossand on
Pokémon Masters EX Dream Team Maker
Acerola's sync move mindscape
(Pokémon League: Acerola's chamber)
Artwork of Chapter 20: Shifting Shadows
         
VS model from
Pokémon Masters EX
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!

Acerola (Fall 2020)

         
5★ model 5★ VS model 6★ EX model 6★ EX VS model Acerola's sync move mindscape
(Fall 2020)
         
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!
Fight or Fright artwork
       
Medal
1★ Fight or Fright
Medal
2★ Fight or Fright
Medal
3★ Fight or Fright
Medal
Battle Trickster

Trivia

  • Acerola's two variants are the only Alolan Elite Four sync pairs that lack physical-strike roles.
  • Acerola & Palossand are the only Ghost-type sync pair designed to function in sandstorms.

Origin

Acerola's design is based on her appearance in Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon. Palossand is Acerola's signature Pokémon in the core series games. Palossand's Dex entry comes from Pokémon Ultra Sun.

While Acerola is not seen using a Mimikyu in the core series games, it is the Totem Pokémon of her island challenge trial, and she has one in the anime. Mimikyu's Dex entries come from Pokémon Ultra Sun.

In other languages

Over Here!

Language Title
  Japanese こっちこっち! Kotchi Kotchi!
Mandarin Chinese 看這裡看這裡! Kànzhèlǐ Kànzhèlǐ!
  French Hé ! Par ici !
  German Hier spielt die Musik!
  Italian Guarda qua!
  Korean 여기야여기! Yeogiya Yeogi!
  Spanish ¡No me pierdas de vista!

Never-Ending Royal Nightmare

Language Title
  Japanese 古代プリンセスの むげんあんやへのいざない Kodai Purinsesu no Mugen Anyaeno Izanai
Mandarin Chinese 古代公主之 無盡暗夜之誘惑 Gǔdài Gōngzhǔ zhī Wújǐn Ànyè-zhī Yòuhuò
  French Appel des Ombres de la famille royale !
  German Ewige Nacht des uralten Volkes
  Italian Abbraccio Spettrale della principessa
  Korean 고대 프린세스의 무한암야로의유인 Godae Peurinseseu-ui Muhan Amyaro-ui Yuin
  Spanish Presa Espectral Inmemorial


Boo!

Language Title
  Japanese 仲良くしてね! Nakayokushitene!
Mandarin Chinese 我們要相親相愛喔! Wǒmen yào Xiāngqīn-Xiāng'ài ō!
  French Soyons amis !
  German Lass uns Freunde sein!
  Italian Facciamo amicizia!
  Korean 사이좋게지내자! Saijotge Jinaeja!
  Spanish ¡Vamos a llevarnos bien!

Trick-or-Treat Shadow Claw

Language Title
  Japanese お菓子を欲しがる シャドークロー Okashi o Hoshigaru Shadō Kurō
Mandarin Chinese 吵著要點心之 暗影爪 Chǎozhe Yào Diǎnxīn zhī Ànyǐng Zhuǎ
  French Par ici les friandises ! Griffe Ombre !
  German Dunkelklaue des Leckermäulchens
  Italian Ombrartigli alla ricerca di dolcetti
  Korean 과자를 탐내는 섀도크루 Gwajareul Tamnaeneun Syaedo Keuru
  Spanish Garra Umbría Golosa


References

  1. Christine Marie Cabanos on Twitter
  2. Nintendo DREAM (vol. 329)


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