Drake (Masters)


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Drake
ゲンジ Genji
Spr Masters Drake.png
Drake's model
No. 27
English voice actor Unknown
Japanese voice actor Masaharu Satō[1]
Description Once saved by a Pokémon, now he battles as one of the Elite Four to show his gratitude. He thinks Trainers should have virtuous hearts.

Drake (Japanese: ゲンジ Genji) 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 Salamence. This sync pair was first made available since the game release. This pair can be raised to Masters EX star.png 6★ EX from August 25, 2022.

In the games

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Salamence

    Type   Dragon
Move type   Dragon
Role   Support
Base Potential ★★★★☆☆EX
Salamence Weakness   Fairy
Overjoyed at finally being able to fly, it flies all over the place and usually doesn't land until it's completely exhausted and needs to sleep.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 549 287 208 283 207 206
Lv. 140, Max Potential 629 327 248 323 247 246
Mega Salamence
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

Availability

Drake is available in the permanent sync pair scout pool, and has been since the game's release.

Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Dragon Claw Dragon
 
Physical 2 50 60 100% An opponent No additional effect.
X Sp. Def All None Status 0 (2 uses) All allies Raises the Sp. Def of all allied sync pairs by 2 stat ranks.
Hard to Starboard! None Status 0 (2 uses) All allies Charges the user's move gauge by 2 for each allied sync pair on the field. When used in a co-op battle, charges the move gauges of all allied players by 2 instead. Raises the Defense of all allied sync pairs by 2 stat rank.
Dragon Breath Dragon
 
Special 2 42 50 100% An opponent Has a chance (30%) of leaving the target paralyzed.
Sync moves
Righteous Heart Dragon Claw Dragon
 
Physical 250 300 An opponent (6★ EX effect: The sync buff is doubled the first time a sync move is used.)

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Terrify 1 Lowers the Attack of all opposing sync pairs by 1 stat rank when the Pokémon enters the battle.
Theme Skills
  Dragon Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 30.
  Hoenn Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 4.
  Elite Four Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 4.
  Veteran Trainer Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 6.
Expedition Skills
 Wistful ↑ 3  Soothing ↓ 1 Raises the following discovery level by 3:
 Wistful Crystal
Lowers the following discovery level by 1:
 Soothing Crystal

Sync grid

The sync grid for Drake and Salamence is an expanded grid, made available on August 25, 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 +20 HP +20 4 48 2
HP +50 HP +50 10 120 3
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 2 24 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 2 24 1
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
Defense +20 Defense +20 7 84 3
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 0 5 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 2
Sp. Def +20 Sp. Def +20 7 84 3
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 2
Speed +10 Speed +10 4 48 2
Dragon Claw: Power +4 Dragon Claw: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Dragon Claw: Power +4 Dragon Claw: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Dragon Claw: Power +4 Dragon Claw: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Dragon Claw: Power +4 Dragon Claw: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Dragon Claw: Power +4 Dragon Claw: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Dragon Claw: 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
Dragon Breath: Power +4 Dragon Breath: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Dragon Breath: Power +4 Dragon Breath: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Dragon Breath: Power +4 Dragon Breath: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Dragon Breath: Power +4 Dragon Breath: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Dragon Breath: Power +4 Dragon Breath: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Dragon Breath: 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
X Sp. Def All: MP Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of restoring one MP of the user’s move when that move is successful. 7 84 3
Hard to Starboard!: MP Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of restoring one MP of the user’s move when that move is successful. 7 84 3
Lithe Prevents the user from getting paralyzed. 5 60 1
Unflappable Prevents the user from flinching. 5 60 1
Unbending Defense cannot be lowered. 5 60 2
Stalwart Sp. Def cannot be lowered. 5 60 2
Sync Cure Removes all status conditions from the user after using its sync move. 8 96 2
Sync Regen Applies the Gradual Healing effect to the user after using its sync move. 8 96 2
Hostile Environment 1 Raises the chance of inflicting status conditions with the additional effects of moves. 10 120 3
Team Sharp Entry 1 Raises the critical-hit rate of all allied sync pairs by 1 stat rank when the user enters a battle. 10 120 3
Quick Tempo Applies the Move Gauge Acceleration effect to the allied field of play the first time the user enters a battle each battle. 10 120 3
Righteous Heart Dragon Claw: Power +25 Righteous Heart Dragon Claw: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Righteous Heart Dragon Claw: Power +25 Righteous Heart Dragon Claw: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Appearances

Battle appearances

Drake and Salamence can be battled against in:

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

Story appearances

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

Sync pair stories

  • A Day with Drake

Quotes

Main article: Drake/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX

Gallery

   
Drake and Salamence on
Pokémon Masters EX Dream Team Maker
Drake's sync move mindscape
(Pokémon League, Drake's room)
       
VS model
(Normal colors)
6★ model
(Normal colors)
6★ model
(EX colors)
VS model
(EX colors)
       
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!

Trivia

  • Drake is the only member of the Hoenn Elite Four who is not a 5★ sync pair.

Origin

Drake's design is based on his appearance in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. Salamence is Drake's signature Pokémon in the core series games. Salamence's Dex entry comes from Pokémon Ultra Sun.

In other languages

Hard to Starboard!

Language Title
  Japanese 面舵いっぱい! Omokaji-ippai!
Mandarin Chinese 左滿舵右滿舵! Zuǒmǎnduò Yòumǎnduò!
  French Souquez ferme !
  German Volle Kraft voraus!
  Italian Avanti tutta!
  Korean 키를우로돌려라! Kireul Uro Dollyeora!
  Spanish ¡A toda máquina!

Righteous Heart Dragon Claw

Language Title
  Japanese 正しい心の ドラゴンクロー Tadashii Kokoro no Doragon Kurō
Mandarin Chinese 剛正不阿之 龍爪 Gāngzhèngbù'ē zhī Lóngzhuǎ
  French Dracogriffe au cœur vertueux !
  German Drachenklaue der Aufrichtigkeit
  Italian Dragartigli del cuore giusto
  Korean 올곧은 마음의 드래곤크루 Olgodeun Ma-eumui Deuraegon Keuru
  Spanish Garra Dragón del Corazón Noble


References

  1. Nintendo DREAM (vol. 329)



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