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ツクシ Tsukushi
Spr Masters Bugsy.png
Bugsy's model
No. 11
English voice actor Cristina Vee[1]
Japanese voice actor Unknown
Description The youngest Gym Leader in Johto and a lover of bug Pokémon, he has great knowledge of Bug types and wants to become a Pokémon Professor.

Bugsy (Japanese: ツクシ Tsukushi) is a Pokémon Trainer in Pokémon Masters EX, based on the character of the same name in the core series. He forms a sync pair with Beedrill, which is capable of Mega Evolving. The sync pair can be obtained through the sync pair scout.



Masters015.png Type BugIC Masters.png Bug
Move type BugIC Masters.png Bug
Role Strike (Physical)
Base Potential ★★★
Beedrill Weakness RockIC Masters.png Rock
Beedrill is extremely territorial. No one should ever approach its nest—this is for their own safety. If angered, they will attack in a furious swarm.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 125, Base Potential 470 354 88 126 110 332
Lv. 125, Max Potential 590 414 148 186 170 392
Mega Beedrill
Lv. 125, Base Potential 470 424 88 126 110 397
Lv. 125, Max Potential 590 488 148 186 170 461


Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Fell Stinger Bug
BugIC Masters.png
Physical 2 44 52 100% An opponent Drastically raises the user's Attack when it knocks out a target with this move.
Sure Crit None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Ensures that the user's next attack will be a critical hit.
Twineedle Bug
BugIC Masters.png
Physical 2 20 24 100% An opponent Attacks twice in a row. Has a small chance of leaving the target poisoned.
Beehold My Research! None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Raises the user's Speed. Drastically raises the user's evasiveness.
Sync moves
Bug Expert Twineedle Bug
BugIC Masters.png
Physical 160 192 An opponent Become Mega Beedrill until the end of battle.


Name Description
Passive Skills
Critical Strike 2 Powers up attacks if they become critical hits.
Amped Up 1 Raises the Pokémon's Speed when it lands a critical hit.
(Only after Mega Evolving)
Theme Skills
Bug Strike Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 15 when using Bug-type attacks.
Johto Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Gym Leader Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Knowledgeable Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 3.
Researcher Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 3.

Sync Grid

The sync grid for Bugsy and Beedrill is a basic grid which has not yet been expanded.

Name Effect Energy required Sync orb required Move level required
HP +10 HP +10 0 5 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 0 5 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 0 5 1


Bugsy and Beedrill can be battled against in:

Sync Pair Stories

  • A Day with Bugsy



VSBugsy Masters.png Masters Dream Team Maker Bugsy and Beedrill.png Bugsy Mindscape.png Masters chapter 14 artwork.jpg
VS model from
Pokémon Masters EX
Bugsy and Beedrill on
Pokémon Masters EX Dream Team Maker
Bugsy's sync move mindscape
(Azalea Gym)
Artwork of Chapter 14: Bug Experts
Bugsy Emote 1 Masters.png Bugsy Emote 2 Masters.png Bugsy Emote 3 Masters.png Bugsy Emote 4 Masters.png
Trainer emote
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote


Characters appearing in Pokémon Masters EX
Pasio ScottieBettie
Kanto BrockMistyLt. SurgeErikaBlaineLoreleiBrunoAgathaJanineKogaBlueGiovanniLanceLeafProfessor OakRedSabrinaJessieJames
Johto KrisBugsyWhitneyPryceClairWillKarenLyraEthanSilverJasmineMorty
Hoenn BrendanRoxanneBrawlyFlanneryNormanWinonaTateLizaPhoebeDrakeNolandGlaciaZinniaStevenWallaceWallyLucyLisiaMay
Sinnoh BarryRoarkGardeniaMayleneCrasher WakeCandiceFlintCherylMarleyThortonCynthiaFantinaDawnCyrusVolkner
Unova RosaClaySkylaBrycenIrisMarshalShauntalRoxieMarlonCherenHilbertHildaElesaCaitlinGrimsleyBurghAlderNateBiancaN
Kalos GrantKorrinaRamosWulfricSieboldWikstromViolaCalemValerieClemontSerenaProfessor SycamoreLysandreDiantha
Alola HauOliviaSophoclesMinaHapuKahiliNanuAcerolaKukuiGuzmaPlumeriaLusamineGladionLillieMolayneMallowSeleneElio
Galar GloriaPiersLeonMarnie
NPCs PauloProfessor BellisLearSawyerRachelTristaTriciaTrinnia
DarachMeowthRyukiTeam Break

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