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 6★ EX, which unlocks Alder's EX Style.

Volcarona

  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
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

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.
Dire Hit + None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Sharply raises the user's critical-hit rate.
Hyper Beam Normal
 
Special 4 223 267 90% An opponent No additional effect.
Unparalleled Power! None Status 0
(1 use)
Self Radically raises the user's Sp. Atk. Sharply raises the user's Sp. Def and Speed. Drastically lowers the user's Defense.
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 Increases the user's move gauge by six after using a sync move.
Adrenaline 2 Reduces the sync move countdown by two when a sync move is used for the first time.
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.

Sync Grid

Alder and Volcarona's sync grid is an expanded grid, made available since the 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 +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 moderately good chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 6 72 2
Struggle Bug: Critical Strike 5 Powers up attacks if they become critical hits. 10 120 3
Struggle Bug: Superduper Effective 9 Powers up moves that are super effective. 10 120 3
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 moderate chance 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 moderate chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 7 84 3
Dire Hit +: MP Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 1
Unparalleled Power!: MP Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 2
Unparalleled Power!: Hit and Heal 9 Makes the user gradually heal itself when a move is successful. 10 120 3
Flameproof Prevents the Pokémon from getting burned. 3 36 1
Power Reserves 2 Powers up moves in a pinch. 10 120 2
Leg Up 2 Once per battle, has a moderate chance of reducing the user's sync move countdown by one when the Pokémon enters the battle. 12 144 2
Overpower The more the target's Sp. Atk has been lowered, the more this powers up moves. 10 120 3
Devastation The more the target's Sp. Atk has been lowered, the more this powers up sync moves. 10 120 3
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

Availability

Alder and Volcarona can be battled against in:

Sync Pair Stories

  • A Day with Alder

Quotes

Main article: Alder/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX

Gallery

         
5★ model 5★ VS model 6★ EX model 6★ EX VS model 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 BlueLanceRedStevenWallaceCynthiaAlderIrisDianthaTraceLeonMustardPeonyMost player characters
Masters EX BlueLanceRedStevenCynthiaAlderIrisDianthaLeon
Other
spin-offs
Ronald (TCG GB)Mark (TCG GB)Mint (TCG GB)Glenn (Pokkén)
Anime CaptainDrakeAsh KetchumLanceCynthiaWallaceAlderDianthaStevenLeonIris
Origins BlueRed
Generations BlueCynthiaDianthaCalem
Evolutions LeonDianthaAlder
Adventures Professor OakRedSidneyPhoebeGlaciaDrakeStevenWallaceCynthiaAlderIrisDianthaLeon
Other manga Drake (EToP)Ash (EToP)Shigeru (Zensho)Satoshi (Zensho)Rald (Battle Frontier)


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 GloriaPiersLeonMarnieRaihanNessaBeaHopAllisterSonia
NPCs PauloProfessor BellisTristaTriciaTrinniaTina
MeowthRyukiCourtneyTabithaMattShellyMarsJupiterSaturnLookerCilanChiliCressArcherArianaPetrelProtonTeam Break


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