Guzma (Masters)

Guzma
グズマ Guzma
Spr Masters Guzma.png
Guzma's model
No. 88
English voice actor Doug Erholtz[1]
Japanese voice actor Tatsuhiro Kikuchi[2]
Description He is the strong leader of a group of toughs in Alola called Team Skull. The group's rowdy members obey him, and his kindness has earned their devoted respect.

Guzma (Japanese: グズマ Guzma) 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 Golisopod. The sync pair can be obtained through the sync pair scout. The pair's potential can be upgraded to 6★ EX from April 19, 2021, which unlocks Guzma's EX Style.

Guzma is also available in his special costume partnered alongside Buzzwole. The sync pair can be obtained through a limited sync pair scout and was first available on November 11, 2021. The pair's potential can be upgraded to 6★ EX from when the pair was first released

Golisopod

  Type   Bug
Move type   Bug
Role Strike (Physical)
Base Potential ★★★★★☆EX
Golisopod Weakness   Electric
The shell covering its body is as hard as diamond. This Pokémon will do anything it takes to win.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 490 449 209 171 123 222
Lv. 140, Max Potential 590 489 249 211 163 262
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Pin Missile Bug
 
Physical 2 16 19 95% An opponent Attacks the target two to five times in a row.
Dire Hit + None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Sharply raises the user's critical-hit rate.
First Impression Bug
 
Physical 0
(3 uses)
200 240 100% An opponent This move fails if this sync pair has used any moves since entering battle.
Beat 'Em Down! None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Uses a maximum of three slots of the user's move gauge. Based on the amount used, this move raises the user's Attack and Defense by up to four stat ranks.
Sync moves
Your Boy's X-Scissor Bug
 
Physical 250 300 An opponent (6★ EX) effect: Sync move targets all opponents.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Danger Dodge 2 Sharply raises the user's evasiveness when the user's HP drops to half or below for the first time in a battle.
Theme Skills
Bug Strike Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 15 when using Bug-type attacks.
Alola Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Villain Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Sunglasses Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 3.

Sync Grid

Guzma and Golisopod's sync grid is an expanded grid, made available when the pair was first released.

Name Effect Energy required Sync orb required Move level required
HP +10 HP +10 0 5 1
HP +20 HP +20 4 48 1
HP +20 HP +20 5 60 2
HP +20 HP +20 5 60 2
HP +20 HP +20 5 60 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 2
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Defense +10 Defense +10 5 60 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 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 2 24 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 3 36 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 3 36 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 3 36 1
Sp. Def +10 Sp. Def +10 4 48 2
Speed +5 Speed +5 0 5 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Pin Missile: Power +1 Pin Missile: Power ↑ +1 2 24 1
Pin Missile: Power +1 Pin Missile: Power ↑ +1 2 24 2
Pin Missile: Power +1 Pin Missile: Power ↑ +1 2 24 3
Pin Missile: Power +1 Pin Missile: Power ↑ +1 2 24 3
Pin Missile: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a good chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 6 72 1
Pin Missile: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a good chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 6 72 2
First Impression: Power +5 First Impression: Power ↑ +5 5 60 1
First Impression: Power +5 First Impression: Power ↑ +5 5 60 1
First Impression: Power +5 First Impression: Power ↑ +5 5 60 2
First Impression: Power +5 First Impression: Power ↑ +5 5 60 3
First Impression: Mad Strength 4 Has a good chance of raising the Pokémon's Attack when one of its attacks is successful. 7 84 2
First Impression: 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 3
Dire Hit +: MP Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 1
Beat 'Em Down!: MP Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 1
Beat 'Em Down!: Barricade 1 Raises the user's Sp. Def when a move is successful. 7 84 2
Vigilance The Pokémon is protected against critical hits. 5 60 1
Burst In Ensures that the user's next attack will be a critical hit when the Pokémon enters a battle. 10 120 1
On the Run 2 Once per battle, sharply raises the user's evasiveness in a pinch. 7 84 2
Critastrophe 2 Powers up sync moves if they become critical hits. 10 120 2
First Aid 4 Restores a bit of the Pokémon's HP once during battle when the Pokémon is in a pinch. 10 120 3
No Quarter Maximizes the number of times the user hits with a multistrike move when that move is successful. 15 180 3
Your Boy's X-Scissor: Power +25 Your Boy's X-Scissor: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Your Boy's X-Scissor: Power +25 Your Boy's X-Scissor: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Your Boy's X-Scissor: Power +25 Your Boy's X-Scissor: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Your Boy's X-Scissor: Power +25 Your Boy's X-Scissor: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Buzzwole

Guzma (Special Costume)
グズマ (スペシャル) Guzma (Special)
 
Guzma's model (Special Costume)
No. 088
English voice actor Doug Erholtz
Japanese voice actor Tatsuhiro Kikuchi
Description Guzma is back in a special costume, fearlessly leading his team from the front of the pack. He lets out mighty battle cries of destruction together with Buzzwole.
  Type   Fighting
Move type   Fighting
Role Strike (Physical)
Base Potential ★★★★★☆EX
Buzzwole Weakness   Fairy
Buzzwole goes around showing off its abnormally swollen muscles. It is one kind of Ultra Beast.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 588 356 142 117 136 248
Lv. 140, Max Potential 688 396 182 157 176 288
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential


Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Dynamic Punch Fighting
 
Physical 4 198 237 50% An opponent Leaves the target confused.
X Sure Hit None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Applies the Sure Hit Next effect to the user.
Hammer Arm Fighting
 
Physical 3 124 148 90% An opponent Lowers the user's Speed by one stat rank.
Show No Mercy! None Status 0
(1 use)
Self Raises the user's Attack by 6 stat ranks. Raises the user's critical-hit rate by 3 stat ranks. Lowers the user's Defense and Sp. Def by 1 stat rank.
Sync moves
Beatdown Boss Fighting Impact Fighting
 
Physical 250 300 An opponent No additional effect.
(6★ EX) effect: Sync move targets all opponents.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Victory Charge 2 Charges the user's move gauge by 2 when it knocks out an opponent with a move.
Super Syncer Applies the Supereffective ↑ Next effect to the user the first time its sync move is used each battle.
Tenacity 3 Increases the user's Physical Moves ↑ Next effect by 3 ranks when its attack move misses.
Theme Skills
Fighting Strike Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 15 when using Fighting-type attacks.
Alola Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Villain Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Passionate Spirit Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 3.
Special Costume Strike

Sync Grid

Guzma and Buzzwole's sync grid is an expanded grid, made available since the sync 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 3
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 1
Attack +10 Attack +10 4 48 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 2 24 2
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
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 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 2 24 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 0 5 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Speed +10 Speed +10 4 48 2
Dynamic Punch: Power +2 Dynamic Punch: Power ↑ +2 3 36 1
Dynamic Punch: Power +2 Dynamic Punch: Power ↑ +2 3 36 1
Dynamic Punch: Power +2 Dynamic Punch: Power ↑ +2 3 36 1
Dynamic Punch: Power +2 Dynamic Punch: Power ↑ +2 3 36 2
Dynamic Punch: Power +2 Dynamic Punch: Power ↑ +2 3 36 2
Dynamic Punch: 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
Dynamic Punch: Consolation Prize 1 Charges the user's move gauge by 1 when its attack move misses. 8 96 2
Dynamic Punch: Confusion Synergy 1 Powers up the user's moves when the target is confused. 10 120 3
Hammer Arm: Power +3 Hammer Arm: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Hammer Arm: Power +3 Hammer Arm: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Hammer Arm: Power +3 Hammer Arm: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Hammer Arm: Power +3 Hammer Arm: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Hammer Arm: Power +3 Hammer Arm: Power ↑ +3 3 36 2
Hammer Arm: Accuracy +10 Hammer Arm: Accuracy ↑ +10 5 60 1
Hammer Arm: Move Gauge Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 7 84 2
X Sure Hit: MP Refresh 1 Has a chance (20%) of restoring one MP of the user's move when that move is successful. 7 84 1
X Sure Hit: MP Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of restoring one MP of the user's move when that move is successful. 7 84 2
Show No Mercy!: MP Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of restoring one MP of the user's move when that move is successful. 7 84 2
Accuracy Ceiling The user's accuracy cannot be raised. 5 60 1
Headstrong Attack cannot be lowered. 5 60 2
Dynamic Entry Applies the Sure Hit Next effect to the user when it enters a battle. 7 84 2
Fuzzy Strike 5 Powers up the user's sync moves when the target is confused. 8 96 3
Sync Freebie Applies the Free Move Next effect to the user after using its sync move. 8 96 3
Super Victory Applies the Supereffective ↑ Next effect to the user when it knocks out an opponent with a move. 10 120 3
Superduper Effective 1 Powers up moves that are super effective. 10 120 3
Haymaker The more the user's Attack is raised, the more it powers up the user's sync moves. 10 120 3
Tenacity 1 Increases the user's Physical Moves ↑ Next effect by 1 rank when its attack move misses. 10 120 3
Beatdown Boss Fighting Impact: Power +25 Beatdown Boss Fighting Impact: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Beatdown Boss Fighting Impact: Power +25 Beatdown Boss Fighting Impact: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Availability

Guzma and Golisopod can be battled against in:

Guzma (Special Costume) and Buzzwole can be battled against in:

Sync Pair Stories

  • A Day with Guzma

Quotes

Main article: Guzma/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX

Gallery

Guzma

   
Guzma and Golisopod on
Pokémon Masters EX Dream Team Maker
Guzma's sync move mindscape
(Shady House)
       
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!

Guzma (Special Costume)

         
5★ model 5★ VS model 6★ EX model 6★ EX VS model Guzma's sync move mindscape
         
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!
Poké War Games artwork
       
Medal
1★ Team Guzma & Jasmine
Medal
2★ Team Guzma & Jasmine
Medal
3★ Team Guzma & Jasmine
Medal
Beauty and the Brute

Trivia

Origin

Guzma's design is based on his appearance in Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon. Golisopod is Guzma's signature Pokémon in the core series games. Golisopod's Dex entry comes from Pokémon Ultra Sun.

Buzzwole is one of the Ultra Beasts, which play a notable role in the story of Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon, though Guzma does not own one in the core series games. Buzzwole's Dex entry comes from Pokémon Ultra Moon.

In other languages

Beat 'Em Down!

Language Title
  Japanese 破壊してやらぁ! Hakai-shiteyarā!
Mandarin Chinese 破壞到底! Pòhuài Dàodǐ!
  French J'vais te détruire !
  German Kein Erbarmen!
  Italian Vi sbricioliamo!
  Korean 파괴해주마! Pagoehaejuma!
  Spanish ¡Tomad una dosis de Guzmán!

Your Boy's X-Scissor

Language Title
  Japanese ブッ壊してもブッ壊す シザークロス Bukkowashite mo Bukkowasu Shizā Kurosu
Mandarin Chinese 不管破壞多少次也從不手軟之 十字剪 Bùguǎn Pòhuài Duōshǎo-cì yě Cóngbù Shǒuruǎn zhī Shízì Jiǎn
  French Place au boss ! Plaie-Croix !
  German Kreuzschere der Erbarmungslosigkeit
  Italian Forbice X sbriciolante
  Korean 박살 내고 박살 내는 시저크로스 Baksallaego Baksallaeneun Sijeo Keuroseu
  Spanish Tijera X del Amo del Cotarro


Show No Mercy!

Language Title
  Japanese 手は緩めねぇ! Te wa Yurumenē!
Mandarin Chinese 從不手軟! Cóngbù Shǒuruǎn!
  French J'lâcherai rien !
  German Ich lass niemals nach!
  Italian Sono il vostro incubo peggiore!
  Korean 봐주지않아! Bwajujian-a!
  Spanish ¡A arramplar con todo!

Beatdown Boss Fighting Impact

Language Title
  Japanese 攻めまくってブッ壊す ファイティングインパクト Sememakutte Bukkowasu Faitingu Inpakuto
Mandarin Chinese 盡情攻擊大搞破壞之 格鬥衝擊 Jìnqíng Gōngjí Dàgǎo Pòhuài zhī Gédòu Chōngjí
  French J'vais t'faire ta fête ! Impact Combat !
  German Kampfstoß deines schlimmsten Alptraums
  Italian Impatto Lotta sbriciolanemici
  Korean 마구 공격해 박살 내는 파이팅임팩트 Magu Gonggyeok-hae Bagsal Naeneun Paiting Impaekteu
  Spanish Impacto Lucha del Amo del Cotarro


References


Boss: Guzma (Masters)
Administrator: Plumeria (Masters)
Notable members: Gladion (Masters)
Lower members: Team Skull Grunts
Tupp*Zipp*Rapp*Okazaki*Borosue*
Former members: Punk GuyPunk Girl
Locations: Po TownShady House


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