Alder (Masters)


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Alder
アデク Adeku
Spr Masters Alder.png
Alder's model
No. 108
English voice actor Unknown
Japanese voice actor Masaki Terasoma[1]
Description Alder is the highly experienced former Champion of Unova. He wanders around, telling younger generations the good news of a wonderful future with Pokémon.

Alder (Japanese: アデク Adeku) 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 Volcarona. The sync pair can be obtained through a limited sync pair scout, and was first available on November 6, 2020. The pair's potential can be upgraded to Masters EX star.png 6★ EX, which unlocks Alder's EX Style.

Volcarona

Raising this sync pair to 6★ EX will unlock Song Key 05006, which allows "Battle! (Alder) (Pokémon Masters EX Version)" to be played in the Jukebox.

    Type   Bug
Move type   Bug
Role   Strike (Special)
Base Potential ★★★★★☆EX
Volcarona Weakness   Rock
As it flies, it scatters its flaming scales. It was feared by ancient people, who referred to it as “the rage of the sun.”
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 718 302 127 370 127 356
Lv. 140, Max Potential 818 342 167 410 167 396
Mega Volcarona
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

Availability

Alder is exclusive to Poké Fair scouts. He was available in the following sync pair scout banners:

  • (Debut) Alder Poké Fair Scout (November 6 to 30, 2020)
  • Alder Poké Fair Scout (May 4 to 20, 2021)
  • 5★-Select Special Poké Fair Scout (August 28 to September 16, 2021)
  • 5★-Select Poké Fair Scout ×25 (B) (January 1 to 18, 2022)
  • Bug-, Water-, and Fire-Type Poké Fair Scout (January 20 to February 3, 2022)
  • Dragon, Bug, and Fire Poké Fair Scout (September 22 to October 13, 2022)
  • Triple Feature Poké Fair Scout B (February 27 to March 27, 2023)
  • Fifty Million Downloads Celebration Poké Fair Scout (May 3 to May 17, 2023)
  • Bug-, Water-, and Fire-Type Poké Fair Scout (May 18 to June 8, 2023)
  • Red Mix Scout (November 1, 2023 to May 1, 2024)
  • 5★-Select Poké Fair Scout ×15 (A) (December 31, 2023 to January 31, 2024)
  • Triple Feature Poké Fair Scout (February 3 to 17, 2024)
  • 10-Pair Scout (Max 100 Pairs) (February 19 to March 25, 2024)
  • 5★-Select Poké Fair Scout ×15 (B) (February 28 to March 26, 2024)

Alder could be scouted in the Anime Collaboration 10-Pair + 5★-Select Ticket Scout available from July 7 to 31, 2022, which players could receive one ticket for by completing the Anime Collaboration Special Missions. Alder could also be scouted in the 5★ Champion Select Ticket Scout available from February 27 to April 3, 2023, which players could receive one ticket for as a log-in bonus.

Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Struggle Bug Bug
 
Special 2 30 36 100% All opponents Lowers the target's Sp. Atk by 1 stat rank.
Dire Hit + None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Raises the user's critical-hit rate by 2 stat ranks.
Hyper Beam Normal
 
Special 4 223 267 90% An opponent No additional effect.
Unparalleled Power! None Status 0
(1 use)
Self Raises the user’s Sp. Atk by 6 stat ranks. Raises the user’s Sp. Def and Speed by 2 stat ranks. Lowers the user’s Defense by 3 stat ranks.
Sync moves
Voyager's Bug Buzz Bug
 
Special 250 300 An opponent (6★ EX) effect: Sync move targets all opponents.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Bug Shift Normal-type moves become Bug-type moves.
Rejuvenate 6 Charges the user’s move gauge by 6 after using a sync move.
Adrenaline 2 Reduces the sync move countdown by 2 the first time the user’s sync move is used each battle.
Theme Skills
  Bug Strike Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 15 when using Bug-type attacks.
  Unova 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.
  Cape Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 3.
  Veteran Trainer Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 3.
Expedition Skills
 Fiery ↑ 3  Soothing ↓ 1 Raises the following discovery level by 3:
 Fiery Crystal
Lowers the following discovery level by 1:
 Soothing Crystal

Sync grid

Alder and Volcarona's sync grid is an expanded grid, made available since the pair was first released. It was further expanded on February 27, 2023.

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 +10 HP +10 2 24 1
HP +20 HP +20 5 60 2
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 0 5 1
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 0 5 1
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 2 24 1
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 2 24 1
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 2 24 1
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
Struggle Bug: Power +3 Struggle Bug: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Struggle Bug: Power +3 Struggle Bug: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Struggle Bug: Power +3 Struggle Bug: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Struggle Bug: Power +3 Struggle Bug: Power ↑ +3 4 48 2
Struggle Bug: Power +3 Struggle Bug: Power ↑ +3 4 48 2
Struggle Bug: Power +3 Struggle Bug: Power ↑ +3 4 48 2
Struggle Bug: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a chance (40%) of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 6 72 2
Struggle Bug: Critical Strike 5 Powers up the user’s attacks when they become critical hits. 10 120 3
Struggle Bug: Superduper Effective 9 Powers up moves that are super effective. 10 120 3
Struggle Bug: BOGO 9 Applies the Free Move Next effect to the user when its move is successful. 10 120 5
Hyper Beam: Power +2 Hyper Beam: Power ↑ +2 4 48 1
Hyper Beam: Power +2 Hyper Beam: Power ↑ +2 4 48 2
Hyper Beam: Power +2 Hyper Beam: Power ↑ +2 4 48 2
Hyper Beam: Power +3 Hyper Beam: Power ↑ +3 4 48 3
Hyper Beam: Accuracy +5 Hyper Beam: Accuracy ↑ +5 5 60 2
Hyper Beam: Accuracy +5 Hyper Beam: Accuracy ↑ +5 5 60 3
Hyper Beam: Move Gauge Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 7 84 2
Hyper Beam: Move Gauge Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 7 84 3
Dire Hit +: MP Refresh 3 Has a chance (40%) of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 1
Unparalleled Power!: MP Refresh 3 Has a chance (40%) of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 2
Unparalleled Power!: Hit and Heal 9 Applies the Gradual Healing effect to the user when its move is successful. 10 120 3
Flameproof Prevents the Pokémon from getting burned. 3 36 1
Pinpoint Entry 1 Raises the user’s accuracy by 1 stat rank(s) when it enters a battle. 7 84 2
Brain Sync 2 Powers up the user’s sync move when its Sp. Atk is raised. 7 84 2
Power Reserves 2 Powers up moves in a pinch. 10 120 2
Leg Up 2 Once per battle, has a chance (30%) of reducing the user's sync move countdown by one when it enters a battle. 12 144 2
Overpower The more the target’s Sp. Atk is lowered, the more it powers up the user’s moves. 10 120 3
Devastation The more the target’s Sp. Atk is lowered, the more it powers up the user’s sync move. 10 120 3
Dismay 2 Lowers the Sp. Atk of all opposing sync pairs by 2 stat ranks the first time the user enters a battle each battle. 10 120 4
Furious Brain The more the user’s Sp. Atk is raised, the more it powers up the user’s moves. 10 120 4
Impervious The user’s stats cannot be lowered. 10 120 5
Voyager's Bug Buzz: Power +25 Voyager's Bug Buzz: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Voyager's Bug Buzz: Power +25 Voyager's Bug Buzz: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Other Pokémon

On hand

Alder uses Accelgor during the Neo Champions event Leaders of a New Era to help train Calem for the Neo Champion tournament.

 
Accelgor


Appearances

Battle appearances

Alder and Volcarona can be battled against in:

Alder has also been shown to pair alongside the following Pokémon and can be battled against in:

Story appearances

Alder appears in his normal outfit in the following story areas:

Sync pair stories

  • A Day with Alder

Quotes

Main article: Alder/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX

Gallery

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

Trivia

Origin

Alder's design is based on his appearance in Pokémon Black, White, Black 2, and White 2. Volcarona is Alder's signature Pokémon in the core series games. Volcarona's Dex entry comes from Pokémon Ultra Sun.

In other languages

Unparalleled Power!

Language Title
  Japanese 天下無双なり! Tenkamusō Nari!
Mandarin Chinese 天下無雙! Tiānxià-Wúshuāng!
  French Il n'y en a pas deux comme moi !
  German Wahrlich einzigartig!
  Italian Siamo davvero imbattibili!
  Korean 천하무쌍이니라! Cheonhamussang-inira!
  Spanish ¡Por la fuerza!

Voyager's Bug Buzz

Language Title
  Japanese 絆を伝える むしのさざめき Kizuna o Tsutaeru Mushi no Sazameki
Mandarin Chinese 傳遞牽絆之 蟲鳴 Chuándì Qiānbàn zhī Chóngmíng
  French Ce lien qui nous unit ! Bourdon !
  German Käfergebrumm der Verbundenheit
  Italian Ronzio del Campione vagabondo
  Korean 유대를 전하는 벌레의야단법석 Yudaereul Jeonhaneun Beolle-ui Yadanbeopseok
  Spanish Zumbido del Entendimiento Mutuo


References

  1. Nintendo DREAM (vol. 329)


Pokémon Champions
Core series BlueLanceRedStevenWallaceCynthiaAlderIrisDianthaTraceLeonMustardPeonyNemonaGeetaKieranDraytonMost player characters
Masters EX BlueLanceRedStevenCynthiaAlderIrisDianthaLeonScottieBettieAshNemonaGeetaCalemSerenaMarnieBedeHopLeafNateRosaSilver
Other
spin-offs
Ronald (TCG GB)Mark (TCG GB)Mint (TCG GB)Glenn (Pokkén)
Anime LanceCynthiaWallaceAlderDianthaStevenAsh KetchumLeonIrisNemona
Other animation Blue (Origins)Red (Origins)Calem (Generations)Edgar Troy (PttP)Ava (PttP)
Adventures Professor OakRedSidneyPhoebeGlaciaDrakeStevenWallaceCynthiaAlderIrisDianthaLeonMustardPeonyNemona
Other manga Shigeru (Zensho)Satoshi (Zensho)Rald (Battle Frontier)


Characters appearing in Pokémon Masters EX
Pasio ScottieBettieLearRachelSawyerPauloTina
Kanto BrockMistyLt. SurgeErikaBlaineLoreleiBrunoAgathaJanineKogaBlueGiovanniLeafLanceProfessor OakRedSabrinaJessieJamesAshElaineChase
Johto KrisBugsyWhitneyPryceClairWillKarenLyraEthanSilverJasmineMortyFalknerEusineArcherArianaPetrelProton
Hoenn BrendanRoxanneBrawlyFlanneryNormanWinonaTateLizaPhoebeDrakeNolandGlaciaZinniaStevenWallaceWallyLucyLisiaMayMaxieArchieSidneyCourtney
Sinnoh BarryRoarkGardeniaMayleneCrasher WakeCandiceFlintThortonCherylMarleyCynthiaFantinaDawnCyrusVolknerDarachLucasAaronBerthaLucianLookerAdamanIridaPalmerArgentaAkariReiRileyDahliaVolo
Unova RosaClaySkylaBrycenIrisRoxieMarlonShauntalMarshalCherenHilbertHildaElesaCaitlinGrimsleyBurghAlderNateBiancaNGhetsisIngoEmmetHughColressLenora
Kalos GrantKorrinaRamosWulfricSieboldWikstromViolaCalemValerieClemontSerenaLysandreProfessor SycamoreDianthaEvelynNitaHelenaKaliShaunaEmmaOlympiaDrasnaDanaKatherineTierno
Alola HauSophoclesMinaOliviaHapuKahiliNanuAcerolaKukuiPlumeriaGuzmaLusamineGladionLillieMolayneMallowSeleneElioLanaKiaweHalaThe Masked RoyalNaomiAnabelRyuki
Galar GloriaPiersLeonMarnieRaihanNessaBeaHopAllisterSoniaBedeGordieMelonyVictorBall GuyRoseOleanaEvePetey
Paldea NemonaPennyIonoGrushaGeetaJacq
NPCs Professor BellisTristaTriciaTrinniaMeowthTabithaMattShellyMarsJupiterSaturnCilanChiliCressChuckKiyoShadow TriadTrevorMalvaFabaTeam Break


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