Clay (Masters)


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Clay
ヤーコン Yakon
Spr Masters Clay.png
Clay's model
No. 40
English voice actor Unknown
Japanese voice actor Naomi Kusumi[1]
Description This Ground-type Gym Leader runs a mining company in Unova. He is a bit pushy but is admired by his employers and the community for his strong sense of justice.

Clay (Japanese: ヤーコン Yakon) 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 Palpitoad and its evolved form, Seismitoad. The sync pair can be obtained through the sync pair scout.

Palpitoad → Seismitoad

Clay's Palpitoad and its evolved form Seismitoad appear alongside Clay as a sync pair. Palpitoad can evolve into Seismitoad once it has reached level 30 through its Sync Pair Story Palpitoad's Evolution.

  Type   Ground
Move type   Ground
Role Tech
Base Potential ★★★
Palpitoad Weakness   Grass
When they vibrate the bumps on their heads, they can make waves in water or earthquake-like vibrations on land.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 521 231 160 183 177 270
Lv. 140, Max Potential 641 291 220 243 237 330
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential


  Type   Ground
Move type   Ground
Role Tech
Base Potential ★★★
Seismitoad Weakness   Grass
It increases the power of its punches by vibrating the bumps on its fists. It can turn a boulder to rubble with one punch.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 533 250 164 186 181 290
Lv. 140, Max Potential 653 310 224 246 241 350
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

Moves

Clay's Palpitoad uses Ground Sync Impact as its sync move. Upon evolution, Seismitoad learns the upgraded Rock-Bottom Bulldoze.

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Mud Shot Ground
 
Special 2 39 46 100% An opponent Has a moderate chance of lowering the target's Sp. Atk.
X Sp. Def None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Sharply raises the user's Sp. Def.
Bulldoze Ground
 
Physical 3 80 96 100% All opponents Lowers the target's Speed.
It Ain't Over! None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Sharply raises the user's Speed. Makes the user able to endure the next hit it takes.
Sync moves
Ground Sync Impact Ground
 
Physical 200 240 An opponent No additional effect.
Rock-Bottom Bulldoze Ground
 
Physical 200 240 An opponent The more the target's Speed has been lowered, the greater the power of this move.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Antitoxin Prevents the Pokémon from getting poisoned or badly poisoned.
Theme Skills
Ground Tech Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 12 when using Ground-type attacks.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 12.
Unova 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.
Gym Leader 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.
Veteran Trainer 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.
Rock Lover 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

The sync grid for Clay and Palpitoad/Seismitoad 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
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 1
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 0 5 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 0 5 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 0 5 1

Availability

Clay and Seismitoad can be battled against in:

  • Training event: Grass-type Training Event (September 17 to 30, 2019; October 24 to November 7, 2019; January 1 to 15, 2020; February 10 to 24, 2020)
  • Daily Type Rotation: Type Team-Up: Challenge the Ground Types (August 16 to 28, 2021)

Sync Pair Stories

  • A Day with Clay

Evolution

Name Trainer Pokémon Price First-Time Rewards
Palpitoad's Evolution  
Hapu
 
Mudsdale
Weakness:  
5 Evolution Shards Palpitoad evolves into Seismitoad
Gems ×30

Quotes

Main article: Clay/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX

Gallery

     
VS model from
Pokémon Masters EX
Clay and Palpitoad on
Pokémon Masters EX Dream Team Maker
Clay's sync move mindscape
(Twist Mountain)
       
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!

Trivia

Origin

Clay's design is based on his appearance in Pokémon Black, White, Black 2, and White 2. Palpitoad is a Pokémon that Clay uses in his Gym battle with the player in Black and White. Both Palpitoad and Seismitoad are used by Clay in the Pokémon World Tournament in Black 2 and White 2. Palpitoad's Dex entry comes from Pokémon Black. Seismitoad's Dex entry comes from Pokémon White.

In other languages

It Ain't Over!

Language Title
  Japanese へこたれねえよ Hekotarenē yo
Mandarin Chinese 我才不會洩氣! Wǒ cái bùhuì Xièqì!
  French On perdra pas pour si peu !
  German Wirf die Flinte nicht ins Korn!
  Italian Su col morale!
  Korean 주저앉지않아 Jujeo-anji-ana
  Spanish ¡Derrumbarse, jamás!

Rock-Bottom Bulldoze

Language Title
  Japanese ちょっとクセのある じならし Chotto Kuse no Aru Jinarashi
Mandarin Chinese 自我風格略強之 重踏 Zìwǒ Fēnggé lüè Qiáng zhī Zhòngtà
  French Vindiou, ça secoue ! Piétisol !
  German Dampfwalze der Eigenwilligkeit
  Italian Battiterra stravagante
  Korean 조금 별난 땅고르기 Jogeum Byeonnan Ttanggoreugi
  Spanish Terratemblor del As Subterráneo


References

  1. 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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