Helena (Masters)


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Helena
サヨコ Sayoko
Spr Masters Hex Maniac.png
Helena's model
No. 158
English voice actor Unknown
Japanese voice actor Saori Onishi
Description This Trainer loves the mysteries of this world that can't be explained by science or the power of Pokémon. She's not the biggest fan of crowded places.

Helena (Japanese: サヨコ Sayoko) is a Pokémon Trainer in Pokémon Masters EX. She forms a sync pair with Haunter. The sync pair can be obtained through the story event Otherworldly Encounter.

Haunter

    Type   Ghost
Move type   Ghost
Role   Tech
Base Potential ★★★
Haunter Weakness   Dark
On moonless nights, Haunter searches for someone to curse, so it’s best not to go out walking around.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 460 166 119 332 132 322
Lv. 140, Max Potential 580 226 179 392 192 382
Mega Haunter
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

Availability

Helena could be teamed up with during the story event Otherworldly Encounter (October 17 to November 3, 2022; October 18 to November 1, 2023).

Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Shadow Ball Ghost
 
Special 3 99 118 100% An opponent Has a chance (20%) of lowering the target's Sp. Def by 1 stat rank.
X Sp. Atk None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Raises the user's Sp. Atk by 2 stat ranks.
Lick Ghost
 
Physical 1 12 14 100% An opponent Has a chance (30%) of leaving the target paralyzed.
How Bizarre... None Status 0
(2 uses)
All allies Raises the user's evasiveness by 2 stat ranks. Raises the user's critical-hit rate by 1 stat rank.
Sync moves
Scary-but-True Ghost Beam Ghost
 
Special 200 240 An opponent This attack's power increases when the target is paralyzed.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Hostile Environment 1 Raises the chance of inflicting status conditions with the additional effects of moves.
Paralysis Synergy 3 Powers up the user's moves when the target is paralyzed.
Antitoxin Prevents the user from getting poisoned or badly poisoned.
Theme Skills
  Ghost Tech Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 12 when using Ghost-type attacks.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 12.
  Kalos 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.
  Supernatural 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.
Expedition Skills
 Soothing ↑ 2 Raises the following discovery level by 2:
 Soothing Crystal

Sync grid

Helena and Haunter's sync grid is an expanded grid, made available when the sync pair 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
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 0 5 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. Atk +10 Sp. Atk +10 4 48 2
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
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 +10 Speed +10 4 48 2
Lick: Power +4 Lick: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Lick: Power +4 Lick: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Lick: Power +4 Lick: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Lick: Power +4 Lick: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Lick: Power +4 Lick: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Lick: 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
Shadow Ball: Power +3 Shadow Ball: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Shadow Ball: Power +3 Shadow Ball: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Shadow Ball: Power +3 Shadow Ball: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Shadow Ball: Power +3 Shadow Ball: Power ↑ +3 3 36 2
Shadow Ball: Power +3 Shadow Ball: Power ↑ +3 3 36 2
Shadow Ball: 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. Atk: MP Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of restoring one MP of the user's move when that move is successful. 7 84 2
How Bizarre...: MP Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of restoring one MP of the user's move when that move is successful. 7 84 2
How Bizarre...: Fleet Feet 1 Raises the user's Speed by 1 stat rank when its move is successful. 9 108 2
Lithe Prevents the user from getting paralyzed. 5 60 1
Dauntless Sp. Atk cannot be lowered. 5 60 1
Ground Guard Reduces damage when the user is attacked by Ground-type moves. 10 120 2
Paralysis Synergy 3 Powers up the user's moves when the target is paralyzed. 8 96 3
Hostile Environment 1 Raises the chance of inflicting status conditions with the additional effects of moves. 9 108 3
On a Roll 1 Raises the chance of lowering stat values with the additional effects of moves. 9 108 3
Brainteaser The more the target's Sp. Def is lowered, the more it powers up the user's moves. 10 120 3
Smarty-Pants The more the target's Sp. Def is lowered, the more it powers up the user's sync move. 10 120 3
Catalyst Applies the Move Gauge Acceleration effect to the allied field of play the first time the user's sync move is used each battle. 10 120 3
Sharp Entry 1 Raises the user's critical-hit rate by 1 stat rank when it enters a battle. 10 120 3
Queue Cutter 1 Has a chance (20%) of reducing the user's sync move countdown by one when an opponent's attack move targeting the user misses. 10 120 3
Scary-but-True Ghost Beam: Power +25 Scary-but-True Ghost Beam: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Scary-but-True Ghost Beam: Power +25 Scary-but-True Ghost Beam: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Appearances

Battle appearances

Helena and Haunter can be battled against in:

Story appearances

Helena appears in the following story areas:

Sync pair stories

  • A Day with Helena

Quotes

Main article: Helena (Masters)/Quotes

Gallery

   
VS model Helena's sync move mindscape
       
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!

Trivia

  • Helena may be based on Hex Maniac Anina from Pokémon X and Y:
    • Both Helena and Anina own a Haunter.
    • Helena's dialogue after being recruited is similar to what Anina says before battle.
    • Helena's dialogue upon recalling her fainted Pokémon is similar to what Anina says upon being defeated.
  • Helena's morning log-in dialogue is similar to what Hex Maniac Josette says after battle.

Origin

Helena's design is based on the Hex Maniac Trainer class from Pokémon X, Y, Omega Ruby, and Alpha Sapphire. This Trainer class specializes in Ghost-type Pokémon. Haunter's Dex entry comes from Pokémon Ultra Sun.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 紗幽子 Shāyōuzǐ
  French Héléna
  German Helen
  Italian Neride
  Korean 소야 Soya
  Spanish Agnès

How Bizarre...

Language Title
  Japanese 不思議なのよ…… Fushigina no yo...
Mandarin Chinese 怪神秘的喔…… Guài Shénmì de ō...
  French Bizarre, vous avez dit bizarre ?
  German Wie überaus mysteriös!
  Italian Strano... Molto strano...
  Korean 신기하다구... Singihadagu...
  Spanish ¡Es magia!

Scary-but-True Ghost Beam

Language Title
  Japanese 本当は怖い? ゴーストレイ Hontō wa Kowai? Gōsuto Rei
Mandarin Chinese 其實很恐怖?之 幽靈光線 Qíshí Hěn Kǒngbù? zhī Yōulíng Guāngxiàn
  French As-tu peur ? Laser Spectre !
  German Geisterstrahl der Gruselgeschichten
  Italian Raggio Spettro veramente spaventoso
  Korean 사실은 무서운? 고스트레이 Sasil-eun Museoun? Goseuteu Rei
  Spanish Rayo Fantasma de Estar Paralizado de Terror




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Johto KrisBugsyWhitneyPryceClairWillKarenLyraEthanSilverJasmineMortyFalknerEusineArcherArianaPetrelProton
Hoenn BrendanRoxanneBrawlyFlanneryNormanWinonaTateLizaPhoebeDrakeNolandGlaciaZinniaStevenWallaceWallyLucyLisiaMayMaxieArchieSidneyCourtney
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Alola HauSophoclesMinaOliviaHapuKahiliNanuAcerolaKukuiPlumeriaGuzmaLusamineGladionLillieMolayneMallowSeleneElioLanaKiaweHalaThe Masked RoyalNaomiAnabelRyuki
Galar GloriaPiersLeonMarnieRaihanNessaBeaHopAllisterSoniaBedeGordieMelonyVictorBall GuyRoseOleanaEvePeteyKabu
Paldea NemonaPennyIonoGrushaGeetaJacqRikaPoppyLarry
NPCs Professor BellisTristaTriciaTrinniaMeowthTabithaMattShellyMarsJupiterSaturnCilanChiliCressChuckKiyoShadow TriadTrevorMalvaFabaTeam Break


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