Janine (Masters)

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アンズ Anzu
Spr Masters Janine.png
Janine's model
No. 15
English voice actor Unknown
Japanese voice actor Riho Sugiyama[1]
Description Koga's daughter and a ninja Gym Leader, she uses Poison-type Pokémon out of respect for her father. She also likes to argue like him from time to time.

Janine (Japanese: アンズ Anzu) is a Pokémon Trainer in Pokémon Masters EX, based on the character of the same name in the core series games. She forms a sync pair with Ariados. This sync pair was first made available since the game release.


  Type   Poison
Move type   Poison
Role Tech
Base Potential ★★★
Ariados Weakness   Fire
Every night, it wanders around in search of prey, whose movements it restrains by spewing threads before it bites into them with its fangs.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 523 242 189 144 184 269
Lv. 140, Max Potential 643 302 249 204 244 329
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential


Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Cross Poison Poison
Physical 2 38 45 100% An opponent Critical hits land more easily. Has a chance (10%) of leaving the target poisoned.
Dire Hit + None Status 0 (2 uses) Self Raises the user's critical-hit rate by two stat ranks.
Venom Drench Poison
Status 2 100% All opponents Lowers the target's Attack, Sp. Atk and Speed by one stat rank if the target is poisoned or badly poisoned. Fails if the target is not poisoned or badly poisoned.
Move Like the Wind! None Status 0 (2 uses) Self Raises the user's Speed and evasiveness by two stat ranks.
Sync moves
Ninja Spirit Cross Poison Poison
Physical 200 240 An opponent This move's power increases when the target is poisoned or badly poisoned.


Name Description
Passive Skills
Hostile Environment 1 Raises the chance of inflicting status conditions with the additional effects of moves.
Theme Skills
Poison Tech Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 12 when using Poison-type attacks.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 12.
Kanto 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.
Gym Leader 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.
Ninja Family 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

The sync grid for Janine and Ariados is a basic grid which has not yet been expanded.

Name Effect Energy required Sync orb required Move level required
HP +10 HP +10 0 5 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 0 5 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 0 5 1


Janine is available in the sync pair scout since the game release.

Janine and her Ariados can be battled against in:

Sync Pair Stories

  • A Day with Janine


Main article: Janine/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX


VS model from
Pokémon Masters EX
Janine and Ariados on
Pokémon Masters EX Dream Team Maker
Janine's sync move mindscape
(Fuchsia Gym)
Trainer emote
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote



Janine's design is based on her appearance in Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver. Janine uses Ariados during her Gym battle with the player in the Johto-based core series games. Ariados's Dex entry comes from Pokémon Ultra Sun.

In other languages

Move Like the Wind!

Language Title
  Japanese 風よりもはやく! Kaze yori mo Hayaku!
Mandarin Chinese 比風還快! Bǐ Fēng hái Kuài!
  French Rapide comme le vent !
  German Schneller als der Wind!
  Italian Più veloce del vento!
  Korean 바람보다빠르게! Baram Boda Ppareuge!
  Spanish ¡Más rápidos que el viento!

Ninja Spirit Cross Poison

Language Title
  Japanese 受け継いだ忍ぶ心の クロスポイズン Uketsuida Shinobu Kokoro no Kurosu Poizun
Mandarin Chinese 繼承忍術心法之 十字毒刃 Jìchéng Rěnshù Xīnfǎ zhī Shízì Dúrèn
  French Technique secrète de Papa ! Poison-Croix !
  German Giftstreich der Ninja-Nachfahrin
  Italian Velenocroce dell'eredità ninja
  Korean 시노비 정신을 계승한 크로스포이즌 Sinobi Jeongsineul Gyeseunghan Keuroseu Poijeun
  Spanish Veneno X de Alma Ninja


Characters appearing in Pokémon Masters EX
Pasio ScottieBettieLearRachelSawyer
Kanto BrockMistyLt. SurgeErikaBlaineLoreleiBrunoAgathaJanineKogaBlueGiovanniLeafLanceProfessor OakRedSabrinaJessieJames
Johto KrisBugsyWhitneyPryceClairWillKarenLyraEthanSilverJasmineMortyFalkner
Hoenn BrendanRoxanneBrawlyFlanneryNormanWinonaTateLizaPhoebeDrakeNolandGlaciaZinniaStevenWallaceWallyLucyLisiaMayMaxieArchieSidney
Sinnoh BarryRoarkGardeniaMayleneCrasher WakeCandiceFlintThortonCherylMarleyCynthiaFantinaDawnCyrusVolknerDarachLucasAaronBerthaLucian
Unova RosaClaySkylaBrycenIrisRoxieMarlonShauntalMarshalCherenHilbertHildaElesaCaitlinGrimsleyBurghAlderNateBiancaNGhetsisIngoEmmet
Kalos GrantKorrinaRamosWulfricSieboldWikstromViolaCalemValerieClemontSerenaLysandreProfessor SycamoreDianthaEvelyn
Alola HauSophoclesMinaOliviaHapuKahiliNanuAcerolaKukuiPlumeriaGuzmaLusamineGladionLillieMolayneMallowSeleneElioLanaKiaweHalaThe Masked Royal
Galar GloriaPiersLeonMarnieRaihanNessaBeaHopAllisterSonia
NPCs PauloProfessor BellisTristaTriciaTrinniaTina
MeowthRyukiCourtneyTabithaMattShellyMarsJupiterSaturnLookerCilanChiliCressTeam Break

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