Koga (Masters)

Koga
キョウ Kyō
Spr Masters Koga.png
Koga's model
No. 62
English voice actor Christopher Bevins[1]
Japanese voice actor Toru Okawa[2]
Description This modern-day ninja and member of the Elite Four wears down his opponents with his versatility and has also trained his daughter, Janine, in the ways of the ninja.

Koga (Japanese: キョウ Kyō) 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 Crobat. This sync pair was first made available since the game release.

Crobat

  Type   Poison
Move type   Poison
Role Tech
Base Potential ★★★★
Crobat Weakness   Electric
Its fangs are so sharp, if it bites you in the dark and sucks your blood, you won't notice any pain or realize you've been bitten.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 526 315 161 315 202 429
Lv. 140, Max Potential 606 355 201 355 242 469
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Poison Fang Poison
 
Physical 2 34 40 100% An opponent Has a chance (50%) of leaving the target badly poisoned.
X Speed None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Raises the user's Speed by 2 stat ranks
Venoshock Poison
 
Special 2 42 50 100% An opponent This move's power is doubled when the target is poisoned or badly poisoned.
Move Like a Shadow! None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Raises the user's evasiveness by 2 stat ranks. Raises the user's critical-hit rate by 1 stat rank.
Sync moves
Modern Ninja Sludge Bomb Poison
 
Special 200 240 An opponent This move's power increases when the target is poisoned or badly poisoned.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Haste Speed cannot be lowered.
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.
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.
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

Koga and Crobat's sync grid is an expanded grid, made available on July 10, 2020.

Name Effect Energy required Sync orb required Move level required
HP +10 HP +10 0 5 1
HP +20 HP +20 4 48 2
HP +20 HP +20 5 60 2
HP +20 HP +20 5 60 3
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 1
Attack +10 Attack +10 4 48 1
Attack +20 Attack +20 7 84 3
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 0 5 1
Sp. Atk +10 Sp. Atk +10 4 48 1
Sp. Atk +20 Sp. Atk +20 7 84 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 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 0 5 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Speed +10 Speed +10 4 48 2
Speed +10 Speed +10 4 48 2
Poison Fang: Power +4 Poison Fang: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Poison Fang: Power +4 Poison Fang: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Poison Fang: Power +4 Poison Fang: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Poison Fang: Power +4 Poison Fang: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Poison Fang: Power +4 Poison Fang: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Poison Fang: Power +4 Poison Fang: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Poison Fang: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a chance (40%) of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 6 72 1
Venoshock: Power +2 Venoshock: Power ↑ +2 3 36 1
Venoshock: Power +2 Venoshock: Power ↑ +2 3 36 1
Venoshock: Power +2 Venoshock: Power ↑ +2 3 36 1
Venoshock: Power +2 Venoshock: Power ↑ +2 3 36 1
Venoshock: Power +2 Venoshock: Power ↑ +2 3 36 2
Venoshock: Power +2 Venoshock: Power ↑ +2 3 36 2
Venoshock: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a chance (40%) of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 6 72 1
Venoshock: Mind Games 9 Lowers the target's Sp. Def by 1 stat rank when an attack is successful. 9 108 3
X Speed: MP Refresh 3 Has a chance (40%) of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 1
X Speed: Slippery Sidekicks 1 Raises the evasiveness of all allied sync pairs by 1 stat rank when a move is successful. 10 120 3
Move Like a Shadow!: MP Refresh 3 Has a chance (40%) of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 1
Blind Spot The more the user's evasiveness has been raised, the more it powers up sync moves. 8 96 2
Toxic Power 2 Powers up moves when the target is poisoned or badly poisoned. 10 120 2
Outmuscle 4 Has a chance (50%) of raising the user's Attack by 1 stat rank when an opponent's attack move targeting the user misses. 8 96 2
Outsmart 4 Has a chance (50%) of raising the user's Sp. Atk by 1 stat rank when an opponent's attack move targeting the user misses. 8 96 3
Toxic Power 3 Powers up moves when the target is poisoned or badly poisoned. 10 120 3
Bob and Weave The more the user's evasiveness has been raised, the more it powers up moves. 10 120 3
Critical Strike 1 Powers up attacks if they become critical hits. 9 108 3
Modern Ninja Sludge Bomb: Power +25 Modern Ninja Sludge Bomb: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Modern Ninja Sludge Bomb: Power +25 Modern Ninja Sludge Bomb: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Availability

Koga is teamed up with after completing Chapter 16: Ninja Kin in the main story.

Koga and Crobat can be battled against in:

Koga has also been shown to own a Venomoth, an Ariados, and a Muk. These pairs can be battled against in:

  • Venomoth
    • Champion Stadium: Johto Challenge, Hard Lv. 1 (Flying-type weakness)
  • Ariados
    • Champion Stadium: Johto Challenge, Hard Lv. 1 (Fire-type weakness)
  • Muk
    • Champion Stadium: Johto Challenge, Hard Lv. 1 (Ground-type weakness)

Sync Pair Stories

  • A Day with Koga

Quotes

Main article: Koga/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX

Gallery

     
VS model from
Pokémon Masters EX
Koga and Crobat on
Pokémon Masters EX Dream Team Maker
Koga's sync move mindscape
(Indigo Plateau, Koga's room)
       
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!

Trivia

Origin

Koga's design is based on his appearance in Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver. Crobat is Koga's signature Pokémon in the Johto-based core series games. Crobat's Dex entry comes from Pokémon Ultra Sun.

In other languages

Move Like a Shadow!

Language Title
  Japanese 忍びの極意 Shinobi no Gokui
Mandarin Chinese 忍術的極致! Rěnshù de Jízhì!
  French Technique de ninja !
  German Spürt die Macht der Ninja!
  Italian Terrore ninja
  Korean 시노비의정수! Sinobi-ui Jeongsu!
  Spanish ¡Poder ninja!

Modern Ninja Sludge Bomb

Language Title
  Japanese 現代忍び道の ヘドロばくだん Gendai Shinobi Michi no Hedoro Bakudan
Mandarin Chinese 現代忍術之 污泥炸彈 Xiàndài Rěnshù zhī Wūní Zhàdàn
  French Technique secrète de ninja ! Bomb-Beurk !
  German Matschbombe des modernen Ninjas
  Italian Fangobomba ninja
  Korean 현존하는 시노비 정신의 오물폭탄 Hyeonjonhaneun Sinobi Jeongsinui Omul Poktan
  Spanish Bomba Lodo Ninja


References

  1. Christopher Bevins on Twitter
  2. Nintendo DREAM (vol. 329)


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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