Father or Foe

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Father or Foe
黒白の親子が求めた解
Masters Father or Foe.png
Event notification image
Type Legendary event
First run May 4 to 20, 2021
Rerun(s) August 19 to September 16, 2021
Featured sync pairs Ghetsis & Kyurem
Sync pairs with reward bonus 
1.6× N & Zekrom
Alder & Volcarona 
1.4× Sygna Suit Elesa & Rotom
Elesa & Zebstrika
Burgh & Leavanny 
1.2× Ghetsis & Kyurem
Skyla & Swanna
Iris & Haxorus
Cheren & Stoutland

Father or Foe (Japanese: 黒白の親子が求めた解) was the seventh legendary event in Pokémon Masters EX. It was focused on the sync pair Ghetsis & Kyurem. This pair could be teamed up with by completing the final story area of the event, And Yet....

During this event, players could earn Legendary Prize Coins from battles that could be used to draw items from a prize box pool. All battles could be challenged an unlimited number of times except Challenge Ghetsis: Part 5, which could only be challenged once per day. If the grand prize was drawn from the prize box, players could advance to the next prize pool. Extra Prize Coins were automatically exchanged with coins once the event was finished.

The player could battle using N & Zekrom or Alder & Volcarona to earn +0.6× bonus Prize Coins; Sygna Suit Elesa & Rotom, Elesa & Zebstrika, or Burgh & Leavanny to earn +0.4× bonus Prize Coins; and Ghetsis & Kyurem, Skyla & Swanna, Iris & Haxorus, or Cheren & Stoutland to earn +0.2× bonus Prize Coins.

This event featured a pair of challenging battles against Team Break that did not cost any stamina to play. Players could complete event missions by clearing these areas with teams using various theme skills, earning medals and other rewards.

In addition, players could earn a medal for completing all the story areas in the event.

This story was added to Legendary Adventures on January 4, 2022.

First run

The event first ran from May 4 to 20, 2021. The "N Poké Fair Scout" gave players an increased chance of recruiting N & Zekrom from April 22, 2021 to the end of the event, and the "Alder Poké Fair Scout" gave players an increased chance of recruiting Alder & Volcarona for the duration of the event.

In this run, players could earn Legendary Prize Coins H from battles. All battles were available from the start except Challenge Team Break: Part 1, which was only unlocked after completing Challenge Ghetsis: Part 5, and Challenge Team Break: Part 2, which was only unlocked after completing Challenge Team Break: Part 1. These battles rewarded players with a 3★ Support Move Candy and a 4★ Tech Move Candy, respectively.

The grand prizes in the prize box included area info for event story areas, sync orbs for Ghetsis & Kyurem, 5★ Scout Tickets, Custom ★ Power-Ups for Ghetsis & Kyurem, 5★ Power-Ups, a Strike Move Candy Coin, and a Tech Move Candy Coin.

Event missions awarded players with Gems for completing any of the battles against Ghetsis a certain number of times, excluding Challenge Ghetsis: Part 5. Completing Challenge Team Break: Part 2 with a team consisting of 3 Unova sync pairs would reward players with a Support Move Candy Coin.

Second run

The event reran from August 19 to September 16, 2021. In this run, the structure of the event was altered. Rather than pulling area info from the prize box, players alternated between completing story areas and completing event battles until all area info for the event had been unlocked. Challenge Team Break: Part 1 was now unlocked after completing And Yet..., and Challenge Team Break: Part 2 now awarded a 4★ Strike Move Candy.

Players could earn Legendary Prize Coins O from battles, with these being given as battle rewards in addition to completion rewards. The grand prizes in the prize box included 3★ Level-Up Manuals, co-op sync orbs, 5★ Scout Tickets, Custom ★ Power-Ups for Ghetsis & Kyurem, and a Tech Move Candy Coin. C

Completing Challenge Ghetsis: Part 5 now counted towards the missions requiring players to complete a certain number of battles against Ghetsis. Completing Challenge Team Break: Part 2 with a team consisting of 3 Unova sync pairs would reward players with a Strike Move Candy Coin.

If the player had already raised Ghetsis & Kyurem to maximum potential, exchanges were available in the shop to convert their Custom ★ Power-Ups into 5★ Power-Ups or 3★ Power-Ups.

Plot

Area info

Area name Unlock condition (First run) Unlock condition (Second run) Completion Rewards
 A Visit from Ghetsis Plays automatically on log-in Available from start Second run:
 The End of an Ambition
 The End of an Ambition Pull from the prize box (Pool 1) Complete A Visit from Ghetsis  Gems ×10
Second run:
 Challenge Ghetsis: Part 1
 A Human Heart Pull from the prize box (Pool 2) Complete Challenge Ghetsis: Part 1  Gems ×10
Second run:
 Challenge Ghetsis: Part 2
 True Intentions Pull from the prize box (Pool 3) Complete Challenge Ghetsis: Part 2  Gems ×10
Second run:
 Challenge Ghetsis: Part 3
 Side By Side Pull from the prize box (Pool 4) Complete Challenge Ghetsis: Part 3  Gems ×10
Second run:
 Challenge Ghetsis: Part 4
 And Yet... Pull from the prize box (Pool 5) Complete Challenge Ghetsis: Part 4  Gems ×10

Second run:
 Challenge Ghetsis: Part 5
 Challenge Team Break: Part 1

Battles

Name Difficulty Team Trainer Pokémon Stamina First-Time Rewards Completion Rewards Battle Rewards
Left Middle Right
And Yet... Set  
Giovanni
 
Exeggutor
Weakness:  
 
Mewtwo
Weakness:  
 
Nidoqueen
Weakness:  
 Gems ×10

Second run:
 Challenge Ghetsis: Part 5
 Challenge Team Break: Part 1
None None
Challenge Ghetsis: Part 1 Normal Any  
Ghetsis
 
Sneasel
Weakness:  
 
Kyurem
Weakness:  
 
Abomasnow
Weakness:  
10  Gems ×30
Second run:
 A Human Heart
 200 coins
 Legendary Prize Coin H / O ×12
Second run:
 Legendary Prize Coin O ×1-3
Challenge Ghetsis: Part 2 Hard Any 15  Gems ×30
Second run:
 True Intentions
 450 coins
 Legendary Prize Coin H / O ×23
Second run:
 Legendary Prize Coin O ×1-6
Challenge Ghetsis: Part 3 Very Hard Any 15  Gems ×30
Second run:
 Side by Side
 1,000 coins
Legendary Prize Coin H / O ×29
Second run:
 Legendary Prize Coin O ×1-8
Challenge Ghetsis: Part 4 Super Hard Any 20  Gems ×30
Second run:
 And Yet...
 1,500 coins
 Legendary Prize Coin H / O ×50
Second run:
 Legendary Prize Coin O ×1-14
Challenge Ghetsis: Part 5 Ultra Hard Any  
Hydreigon
Weakness:  
 
Kyurem
Weakness:  
 
Haxorus
Weakness:  
30  Gems ×30
First run:
 Challenge Team Break: Part 1
 2,000 coins
 Legendary Prize Coin H / O ×225
Second run:
 Legendary Prize Coin O ×1-20
Challenge Team Break: Part 1 Super Hard Any  
Masked Woman
 
Aerodactyl
Weakness:  
 
Tyranitar
Weakness:  
 
Gyarados
Weakness:  
 Gems ×100
 3★ Support Move Candy
 Challenge Team Break: Part 2
None None
Challenge Team Break: Part 2 Ultra Hard Any  Gems ×100
First run:
 4★ Tech Move Candy
Second run:
 4★ Strike Move Candy
None None

Set teams

Set team (And Yet...)
Left   Middle   Right  
  
Nate & Braviary
  
N & Zekrom
  
Ghetsis & Kyurem
5★ Lv. 100 5★ Lv. 100 5★ Lv. 100
Tactics
3rd 2nd 1st
Moves
(standard) (standard) (standard)
Skills
(standard) (standard) (standard)
Theme Skills
  Flying Lv. 1
  Unova Lv. 1
  Main Character Lv. 1
  Unova Adventurer Lv. 1
  Battle Partner Lv. 1
  Electric Lv. 1
  Unova Lv. 1
  Rival Lv. 1
  Villain Lv. 1
  Unova Adventurer Lv. 1
  Ice Lv. 1
  Unova Lv. 1
  Villain Lv. 1
  Cape Lv. 1

Event missions

May 4 to 20, 2021

Mission Name Objective Reward
Mission 1 Complete the following area ×1
And Yet...
 1★ Father or Foe
Mission 2 Complete any of the following areas ×3
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 1
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 2
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 3
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 4
 Gems ×50
Mission 3 Complete any of the following areas ×5
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 1
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 2
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 3
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 4
 Gems ×100
Mission 4 Complete any of the following areas ×10
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 1
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 2
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 3
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 4
 Gems ×100
Mission 5 Complete any of the following areas ×15
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 1
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 2
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 3
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 4
 Gems ×100
Mission 6 Complete any of the following areas ×20
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 1
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 2
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 3
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 4
 Gems ×100
Mission 7 Complete any of the following areas ×25
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 1
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 2
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 3
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 4
 Gems ×100
Mission 8 Complete any of the following areas ×30
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 1
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 2
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 3
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 4
 Gems ×100
Mission 9 Complete any of the following areas ×35
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 1
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 2
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 3
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 4
 Gems ×100
Mission 10 Level up the following sync pair ×30
Ghetsis & Kyurem
Mission 11 Level up the following sync pair ×40
Ghetsis & Kyurem
Mission 12 Level up the following sync pair ×50
Ghetsis & Kyurem
Mission 13 Complete the following area ×1
Challenge Team Break: Part 1
 2★ Father or Foe
Mission 14 Complete the following area ×1
Challenge Team Break: Part 2
 3★ Father or Foe
Mission 16 Complete Challenge Team Break: Part 2
with 3 or more sync pairs that share the following theme
• Unova
 Support Move Candy Coin
Mission 15 Complete Challenge Team Break: Part 2
with 2 or more sync pairs that share the following theme
• Unova
 Resonating Heart
Reward for completing 15 missions

August 19 to September 16, 2021

Mission Name Objective Reward
Mission 1 Complete the following area ×1
And Yet...
 1★ Father or Foe
Mission 2 Complete any of the following areas ×3
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 1
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 2
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 3
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 4
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 5
 Gems ×50
Mission 3 Complete any of the following areas ×5
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 1
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 2
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 3
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 4
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 5
 Gems ×100
Mission 4 Complete any of the following areas ×10
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 1
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 2
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 3
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 4
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 5
 Gems ×100
Mission 5 Complete any of the following areas ×15
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 1
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 2
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 3
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 4
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 5
 Gems ×100
Mission 6 Complete any of the following areas ×20
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 1
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 2
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 3
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 4
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 5
 Gems ×100
Mission 7 Complete any of the following areas ×25
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 1
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 2
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 3
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 4
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 5
 Gems ×100
Mission 8 Complete any of the following areas ×30
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 1
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 2
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 3
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 4
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 5
 Gems ×100
Mission 9 Complete any of the following areas ×35
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 1
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 2
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 3
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 4
• Challenge Ghetsis: Part 5
 Gems ×100
Mission 10 Level up the following sync pair ×30
Ghetsis & Kyurem
Mission 11 Level up the following sync pair ×40
Ghetsis & Kyurem
Mission 12 Level up the following sync pair ×50
Ghetsis & Kyurem
Mission 13 Complete the following area ×1
Challenge Team Break: Part 1
 2★ Father or Foe
Mission 14 Complete the following area ×1
Challenge Team Break: Part 2
 3★ Father or Foe
Mission 15 Complete Challenge Team Break: Part 2
with 2 or more sync pairs that share the following theme
• Unova
 Resonating Heart
Mission 16 Complete Challenge Team Break: Part 2
with 3 or more sync pairs that share the following theme
• Unova
 Strike Move Candy Coin
Reward for completing 15 missions

Prize box

May 4 to 20, 2021

Prize Pool Grand Prize
1  The End of an Ambition
2  A Human Heart
3  True Intentions
4  Side by Side
5  And Yet...
6  Sync Orb ×100
(Ghetsis & Kyurem)
7  Sync Orb ×100
(Ghetsis & Kyurem)
8  5★ Scout Ticket ×2
9  5★ Scout Ticket ×2
10  5★ Scout Ticket ×2
11  5★ Scout Ticket ×2
12  Custom ★ Power-Up ×5
(Ghetsis & Kyurem)
13  Custom ★ Power-Up ×5
(Ghetsis & Kyurem)
14  Custom ★ Power-Up ×5
(Ghetsis & Kyurem)
15  Custom ★ Power-Up ×5
(Ghetsis & Kyurem)
16  5★ Power-Up ×1
17  Strike Move Candy Coin ×1
18  5★ Power-Up ×1
19  Tech Move Candy Coin ×1
20  3★ Power-Up ×1

August 19 to September 16, 2021

Prize Pool Grand Prize
1  3★ Level-Up Manual ×50
2  Co-op Sync Orb ×2,000
3  5★ Scout Ticket ×2
4  5★ Scout Ticket ×2
5  Custom ★ Power-Up ×5
(Ghetsis & Kyurem)
6  Custom ★ Power-Up ×5
(Ghetsis & Kyurem)
7  Custom ★ Power-Up ×5
(Ghetsis & Kyurem)
8  Custom ★ Power-Up ×5
(Ghetsis & Kyurem)
9  
Tech Move Candy Coin ×1
10  
Elite Four Notes ×10

Shop

August 19 to September 16, 2021

Item given Item received Max exchanges
 
Custom ★ Power-Up ×10
(Ghetsis & Kyurem)
 
5★ Power-Up ×1
Unlimited
 
Custom ★ Power-Up ×1
(Ghetsis & Kyurem)
 
3★ Power-Up ×1

Gallery

 
Event banner
       
Medal
1★ Father or Foe
Medal
2★ Father or Foe
Medal
3★ Father or Foe
Medal
Resonating Heart

Script

Main article: Legendary Adventures/Script → Father or Foe

Trivia

  • Father or Foe was the only legendary event to include a battle within a story area.

In other languages

Language Title
  Japanese 黒白の親子が求めた解
Mandarin Chinese 黑白父子尋求的答案
  French Père ou adversaire
  German Vater oder Feind
  Italian Padre... o nemico?
  Korean 흑백의 가족이 추구한 답
  Spanish Un padre con dos caras

See also


Kanto: Lurking Shadow
Johto: Pure Hearts and Rainbow Wings
Hoenn: The Dragon That Rules the Sky
Sinnoh: New World Dilemma
Unova: Father or Foe
Kalos: Give and Take
Alola: The Beast That Devours the Sun
Galar: Howling Shield of Eternity


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