Grimsley (Masters)


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Grimsley
ギーマ Giima
Spr Masters Grimsley.png
Grimsley's model
No. 73
English voice actor Greg Chun[1]
Japanese voice actor Unknown
Description As an elegant member of the Elite Four and user of Dark-type Pokémon, this risk taker has a good attitude about winning and losing.

Grimsley (Japanese: ギーマ Giima) 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 Liepard. The sync pair can be obtained through the sync pair scout.

Grimsley is also available in his sygna suit, alongside his sync pair Sharpedo, which is capable of Mega Evolving. The sync pair can also be obtained through the sync pair scout.

Liepard

  Type   Dark
Move type   Dark
Role Tech
Base Potential ★★★★★
Liepard Weakness   Bug
Their beautiful form comes from the muscles they have developed. They run silently in the night.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 125, Base Potential 484 228 187 136 187 420
Lv. 125, Max Potential 584 268 227 176 227 460
Lv. 125, Base Potential
Lv. 125, Max Potential

Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Night Slash Dark
 
Physical 2 40 48 100% An opponent Critical hits land more easily.
Snatch Dark
 
Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Returns the target's raised stats to normal and raises the user's stats by that amount.
All or Nothing! None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Sharply raises the user's critical-hit rate. Drastically raises the user's evasiveness. Drastically lowers the user's Defense.
Dark Pulse Dark
 
Special 3 95 114 100% An opponent Has a small chance of making the target flinch.
Sync moves
Card Shark Night Slash Dark
 
Physical 200 240 An opponent The power of this move is increased if none of the opponent's stats are raised.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Lithe Prevents the Pokémon from getting paralyzed.
Theme Skills
Dark Tech Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 12 when using Dark-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.
Elite Four 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.
Scarf 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

Grimsley and Liepard's sync grid is an expanded grid, made available on March 6, 2020.

Name Effect Energy required Sync orb required Move level required
HP +10 HP +10 0 5 1
HP +10 HP +10 2 24 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 2 24 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 2 24 1
Attack +10 Attack +10 5 60 2
Attack +10 Attack +10 5 60 3
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 2
Defense +10 Defense +10 4 48 1
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 0 5 1
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 2 24 1
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 2 24 1
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 2 24 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 0 5 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 2 24 1
Sp. Def +10 Sp. Def +10 2 24 2
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 +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 2
Night Slash: Power +5 Night Slash: Power ↑ +5 4 48 1
Night Slash: Power +5 Night Slash: Power ↑ +5 4 48 2
Night Slash: Power +5 Night Slash: Power ↑ +5 4 48 3
Night Slash: Power +5 Night Slash: Power ↑ +5 4 48 3
Night Slash: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 6 72 1
Dark Pulse: Power +4 Dark Pulse: Power ↑ +4 4 48 1
Dark Pulse: Power +4 Dark Pulse: Power ↑ +4 4 48 1
Dark Pulse: Power +4 Dark Pulse: Power ↑ +4 4 48 1
Dark Pulse: Power +4 Dark Pulse: Power ↑ +4 4 48 2
Dark Pulse: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 6 72 1
Snatch: Move Gauge Refresh 4 Has a good chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 5 60 3
Snatch: Move Gauge Refresh 4 Has a good chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 5 60 3
Snatch: MP Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 5 60 2
Snatch: MP Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 5 60 2
Snatch: Catalytic Cure 4 Has a good chance of restoring the user's HP when a move is successful. 7 84 2
Snatch: Catalytic Cure 4 Has a good chance of restoring the user's HP when a move is successful. 7 84 3
Snatch: Propulsion 4 Has a good chance of reducing the user's sync move countdown by one when the user's move is successful. 10 120 2
All or Nothing!: MP Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 2
Bounce Back 5 Has a very good chance of raising the user's Attack if any of the user's stats have been lowered. 9 108 1
Ridicure 2 Has a moderate chance of restoring the user's HP when an opponent's attack move targeting the user misses. 10 120 1
On the Run 6 Once per battle, radically raises the user's evasiveness in a pinch. 8 96 2
Indomitable 5 Has a very good chance of raising the user's Sp. Atk if any of the user's stats have been lowered. 9 108 3
Supercharger 2 Has a moderate chance of raising the user's Attack or Sp. Atk—or both—when a move targeting an opponent is successful. 9 108 3
Card Shark Night Slash: Power +25 Card Shark Night Slash: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Card Shark Night Slash: Power +25 Card Shark Night Slash: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Sharpedo

Sygna Suit Grimsley
マジコスギーマ Serious Cosplay Giima
 
Sygna Suit Grimsley's model
No. 73
English voice actor Greg Chun
Japanese voice actor Unknown
Description Grimsley is back in his brand-new, crisp blue sygna suit! His sharp instincts honed by the raging seas, this thrill seeker has set his sights on riding a wave to victory.
  Type   Water
Move type   Water
Role Strike (Physical)
Base Potential ★★★★★☆EX
Sharpedo Weakness   Fairy
People believe that carrying one of its discarded fangs will prevent mishaps at sea, so the fangs are made into accessories.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 125, Base Potential 613 331 144 331 144 366
Lv. 125, Max Potential 713 371 184 371 184 406
Mega Sharpedo
Lv. 125, Base Potential 613 364 144 331 144 475
Lv. 125, Max Potential 713 404 184 371 184 515


Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Waterfall Water
 
Physical 2 45 54 100% An opponent Has a small chance of making the target flinch.
(Only before Mega Evolving)
X Attack None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Sharply raises the user's Attack.
Liquidation Water
 
Physical 3 99 118 100% An opponent Has a small chance of lowering the target's Defense.
Sink or Swim! None Status 0
(1 use)
Self Removes all status conditions from the user. Drastically raises the user's evasiveness and critical-hit rate. The user takes damage equal to 90% of its remaining HP. If used by Mega Sharpedo, also radically raises the user's Attack.
Aqua Jet Water
 
Physical 0
(3 uses)
75 90 100% An opponent No additional effect.
(Only after Mega Evolving)
Sync moves
High-Stakes Liquidation Water
 
Physical 160 192 An opponent Become Mega Sharpedo until the end of battle.
(6★ EX) effect: Sync move targets all opponents.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Fast-Track 2 Has a moderate chance of raising the Pokémon's Speed after it uses a move.
Power Flux 5 The fuller the move gauge, the more this powers up moves.
Double Down 5 Powers up sync moves that are super effective.
Theme Skills
Water Strike Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 15 when using Water-type attacks.
Unova Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Cape Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 3.
Sygna Suit Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 3.

Sync Grid

Grimsley and Sharpedo's sync grid is an expanded grid, made available since the pair was first released.

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 1
HP +50 HP +50 10 120 2
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 2 24 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 2 24 1
Attack +20 Attack +20 10 120 2
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Defense +10 Defense +10 4 48 1
Defense +10 Defense +10 4 48 2
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 0 5 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 2 24 1
Sp. Def +10 Sp. Def +10 4 48 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 0 5 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Waterfall: Power +5 Waterfall: Power ↑ +5 3 36 1
Waterfall: Power +5 Waterfall: Power ↑ +5 3 36 1
Waterfall: Power +5 Waterfall: Power ↑ +5 3 36 2
Waterfall: Power +5 Waterfall: Power ↑ +5 3 36 2
Waterfall: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 6 72 1
Waterfall: Shifty Striker 2 Has a moderate chance of raising the user's evasiveness when the user's Pokémon uses a move. 7 84 2
Waterfall: Aggravation 1 Raises the chance of inflicting the flinching, confused, or trapped condition with the additional effects of moves. 10 120 2
Liquidation: Power +5 Liquidation: Power ↑ +5 4 48 1
Liquidation: Power +5 Liquidation: Power ↑ +5 4 48 2
Liquidation: Power +5 Liquidation: Power ↑ +5 4 48 2
Liquidation: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 6 72 1
Liquidation: On a Roll 1 Raises the chance of lowering stat values with the additional effects of moves. 10 120 3
Aqua Jet: Power +8 Aqua Jet: Power ↑ +8 3 36 1
Aqua Jet: Power +8 Aqua Jet: Power ↑ +8 3 36 2
Aqua Jet: Power +8 Aqua Jet: Power ↑ +8 3 36 2
X Attack: MP Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 6 72 1
Sink or Swim!: Slippery 1 Raises the user's evasiveness when a move is successful. 8 96 1
Speedy Entry 2 Sharply raises the user's Speed when the Pokémon enters a battle. 8 96 1
Stamina Reserves 3 Once per battle, charges the user's move gauge by three when the user is in a pinch. 10 120 2
Inertia The higher the user's Speed, the more it powers up sync moves. 8 96 3
Power Reserves 2 Powers up moves in a pinch. 10 120 3
Pressure Cooker 4 Once per battle, has a good chance of reducing the user's sync move countdown by one when in a pinch. 10 120 3
Head Start 1 Reduces the sync move countdown by 1 when the Pokémon enters a battle for the first time. 10 120 3
First Aid 4 Restores a bit of the Pokémon's HP once during battle when the Pokémon is in a pinch. 10 120 3
High-Stakes Liquidation: Power +25 High-Stakes Liquidation: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
High-Stakes Liquidation: Power +25 High-Stakes Liquidation: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
High-Stakes Liquidation: Power +25 High-Stakes Liquidation: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
High-Stakes Liquidation: Power +25 High-Stakes Liquidation: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Availability

Grimsley and Liepard can be battled against in:

Grimsley and Sharpedo can be battled against in:

  • Champion Stadium: Unova Challenge, Hard Lv. 1 (Grass-type weakness)*

Grimsley has also been shown to pair alongside Tyranitar and can be battled against in:

  • Champion Stadium: Unova Challenge, Hard Lv. 1 (Steel-type weakness)

Sync Pair Stories

Grimsley and Liepard:

  • A Day with Grimsley

Sygna Suit Grimsley and Sharpedo:

  • A Day with Sygna Suit Grimsley

Quotes

Main article: Grimsley/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX

In the anime

 
Nanu (far left) in the Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer

Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer

Grimsley briefly appeared in the Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer as part of a team with Nanu.

Pokémon

 
Liepard
Liepard is Grimsley's only known Pokémon.

None of Liepard's moves are known.

Debut Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer

Gallery

Grimsley

       
VS model from
Pokémon Masters EX
Grimsley and Liepard on
Pokémon Masters EX Dream Team Maker
Grimsley's sync move mindscape
(Pokémon League, Grimsley's room)
Artwork of Chapter 15: Dubious Duo
         
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!
Artwork of Chapter 25: A Glorious Gambit

Sygna Suit Grimsley

     
Sygna Suit Grimsley and Sharpedo on
Pokémon Masters EX Dream Team Maker
Sygna Suit Grimsley's sync move mindscape
(Pokémon League, Grimsley's room)
Artwork of Chapter 25: A Glorious Gambit
       
5★ model 5★ VS model 6★ EX model 6★ EX VS model
       
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!


References


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
DarachMeowthRyukiLanaKiaweTeam Break


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