Bruno (Masters)

Bruno
シバ Siba
Spr Masters Bruno.png
Bruno's model
No. 8
English voice actor Greg Chun[1]
Japanese voice actor Jirō Saitō[2]
Description A member of the Elite Four who believes that people and Pokémon can become stronger though rigorous–even extreme–training, he shouts "Hoo Hah!" to get fired up.

Bruno (Japanese: シバ Siba) 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 Machamp. This sync pair was first made available since the game release.

Machamp

  Type   Fighting
Move type   Fighting
Role Strike (Physical)
Base Potential ★★★★
Machamp Weakness   Flying
It grasps its opponents with its four arms and twists them up in an intricate hold. People call it "the Machamp special."
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 648 343 138 199 119 203
Lv. 140, Max Potential 728 383 178 239 159 243
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Karate Chop Fighting
 
Physical 1 16 19 100% An opponent Critical hits land more easily.
Dire Hit + None Status 0 (2 uses) Self Raises the user's critical-hit rate by two stat ranks.
Cross Chop Fighting
 
Physical 3 100 120 80% An opponent Critical hits land more easily.
Hoo Hah! None Status 0 (2 uses) Self Raises the user's Attack and Sp. Def by two stat ranks.
Sync moves
Trained-to-the-Max Dynamic Punch Fighting
 
Physical 250 300 An opponent No additional effect.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Critical Strike 2 Powers up attacks if they become critical hits.
Theme Skills
Fighting Strike Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 15 when using Fighting-type attacks.
Kanto Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Elite Four Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Body Builder Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 3.
Sweet Tooth Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 3.

Sync Grid

The sync grid for Bruno and Machamp is an expanded grid, made available on February 25th, 2022.

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
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 7 84 3
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
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
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 +10 Speed +10 4 48 1
Karate Chop: Power +4 Karate Chop: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Karate Chop: Power +4 Karate Chop: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Karate Chop: Power +4 Karate Chop: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Karate Chop: Power +4 Karate Chop: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Karate Chop: Power +4 Karate Chop: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Karate Chop: 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
Cross Chop: Power +3 Cross Chop: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Cross Chop: Power +3 Cross Chop: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Cross Chop: Power +3 Cross Chop: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Cross Chop: Power +3 Cross Chop: Power ↑ +3 3 36 2
Cross Chop: Power +3 Cross Chop: Power ↑ +3 3 36 2
Cross Chop: Accuracy +10 Cross Chop: Accuracy ↑ +10 5 60 2
Cross Chop: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a chance (40%) of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 7 84 1
Cross Chop: Smart Cookie The more the user's Sp. Def is raised, the more it powers up the user's moves. 10 120 3
Dire Hit +: MP Refresh 3 Has a chance (40%) of restoring one MP of the user's move when that move is successful. 7 84 2
Hoo Hah!: MP Refresh 3 Has a chance (40%) of restoring one MP of the user's move when that move is successful. 7 84 2
Hoo Hah!: Super Preparation 4 Has a chance (50%) of applying the Supereffective ↑ Next effect to the user when its move is successful. 10 120 3
Flameproof Prevents the user from getting burned. 5 60 1
Headstrong Attack cannot be lowered. 5 60 2
Last Dash 3 Raises the user's Speed by 3 stat ranks the first time it is in a pinch each battle. 7 84 2
Amped Up 2 Raises the user's Speed by 2 stat ranks when it lands a critical hit. 8 96 3
Pinpoint Entry 1 Raises the user's accuracy by 1 stat rank when it enters a battle. 8 96 3
Sync Freebie Applies the Free Move Next effect to the user after using its sync move. 8 96 3
Critical Strike 2 Powers up the user's attacks when they become critical hits. 10 120 3
Double Down 5 Powers up sync moves that are super effective. 10 120 3
Trained-to-the-Max Dynamic Punch: Power +25 Trained-to-the-Max Dynamic Punch: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Trained-to-the-Max Dynamic Punch: Power +25 Trained-to-the-Max Dynamic Punch: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Availability

Bruno is available in the sync pair scout since the game release.

Bruno and Machamp can be battled against in:

Bruno has also been shown to own an Onix and a Hitmonchan. These pairs can be battled against in:

  • Onix
  • Hitmonchan
    • Champion Stadium: Johto Challenge, Hard Lv. 1 (Fairy-type weakness)

Sync Pair Stories

  • A Day with Bruno

Quotes

Main article: Bruno/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX

Gallery

     
Artwork of Bruno
in Pokémon Masters EX
Bruno and Machamp on
Pokémon Masters EX Dream Team Maker
Bruno's sync move mindscape
(Indigo Plateau: Bruno's room)
         
VS model from
Pokémon Masters EX
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!

Trivia

Origin

Bruno's design is based on his appearance in Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen. Machamp is Bruno's signature Pokémon in the core series games. Machamp's Dex entry comes from Pokémon Ultra Sun.

In other languages

Hoo Hah!

Language Title
  Japanese ウー! ハーッ! Ū! Hā!
Mandarin Chinese 呼!喝! Hū! Hē!
  French Ouhhh... HA !
  German Uuuuuh... haaaaah!!!
  Italian Uaaaaah!
  Korean 우-!하-앗! U-! Ha-at!
  Spanish ¡Kiaaa!

Trained-to-the-Max Dynamic Punch

Language Title
  Japanese 限界まで鍛え抜いた ばくれつパンチ Genkai Made Kitae Nuita Bakuretsu Panchi
Mandarin Chinese 千錘百煉之 爆裂拳 Qiānchuí-Bǎiliàn zhī Bàoliè Quán
  French Les voyages, c'est formateur ! Dynamopoing !
  German Wuchtschlag des ausgiebigen Trainings
  Italian Dinamipugno sovrumano
  Korean 한계까지 단련한 폭발펀치 Han-gyekkaji Dannyeonhan Pokbal Peonchi
  Spanish Puño Dinámico Disciplinado


References

  1. Greg Chun on Twitter
  2. Nintendo DREAM (vol. 329)


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
MeowthRyukiCourtneyTabithaMattShellyMarsJupiterSaturnLookerCilanChiliCressTeam Break


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