Marlon (Masters)

Marlon
シズイ Shizui
Spr Masters Marlon.png
Marlon's model
No. 45
English voice actor Ray Chase[1]
Japanese voice actor Ryota Iwasaki[2]
Description This Gym Leader loves the ocean so much, people say he is a bigger splash than the sea. Since his Gym is right by the ocean, he swims whenever he has no challengers.

Marlon (Japanese: シズイ Shizui) 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 Carracosta. The sync pair can be obtained through the sync pair scout.

Carracosta

    Type   Water
Move types   Water /   Rock
Role   Support
Base Potential ★★★
Carracosta Weakness   Grass
Its jaws are terrifyingly powerful. It could eat Omastar and Omanyte whole and not be bothered in the slightest by their shells.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 493 249 191 113 135 155
Lv. 140, Max Potential 613 309 251 173 195 215
Mega Carracosta
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

Availability

Marlon is available in the general sync pair scout, and has been since the game's release.

Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Aqua Tail Water
 
Physical 2 56 67 90% An opponent No additional effect.
X Defense All None Status 0
(2 uses)
All allies Raises the Defense of all allied sync pairs by 2 stat ranks.
Rough Seas Ahead! None Status 0
(1 use)
Self Makes opponents target the user for a short time. Applies the Enduring effect to the user.
Rock Tomb Rock
 
Physical 2 39 46 95% An opponent Lowers the target's Speed by 1 stat rank.
Sync moves
Oversplash Aqua Tail Water
 
Physical 200 240 An opponent The more the user's Defense is raised, the greater the power of this move.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Unbending Defense cannot be lowered.
Theme Skills
  Water Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 30.
  Unova Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 4.
  Gym Leader Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 4.
  Nature Lover Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 6.
  Body Builder Strike Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 6.
Expedition Skills
 Fiery ↑ 1  Wistful ↑ 1 Raises the following discovery levels by 1:
 Fiery Crystal
 Wistful Crystal

Sync grid

Marlon and Carracosta's sync grid is an expanded grid, made available on January 25, 2023.

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
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
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 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 +30 Sp. Def +30 10 120 3
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
Aqua Tail: Power +4 Aqua Tail: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Aqua Tail: Power +4 Aqua Tail: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Aqua Tail: Power +4 Aqua Tail: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Aqua Tail: Power +4 Aqua Tail: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Aqua Tail: Power +4 Aqua Tail: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Aqua Tail: Accuracy +10 Aqua Tail: Accuracy ↑ +10 5 60 2
Aqua Tail: 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
Aqua Tail: Move Gauge Refresh 9 Charges the user’s move gauge by one when a move is successful. 10 120 3
Rock Tomb: Power +4 Rock Tomb: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Rock Tomb: Power +4 Rock Tomb: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Rock Tomb: Power +4 Rock Tomb: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Rock Tomb: Power +4 Rock Tomb: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Rock Tomb: Power +4 Rock Tomb: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Rock Tomb: Accuracy +5 Rock Tomb: Accuracy ↑ +5 3 36 2
Rock Tomb: 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 Defense All: MP Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of restoring one MP of the user’s move when that move is successful. 7 84 2
X Defense All: Barricade Buddies 1 Raises the Sp. Def of all allied sync pairs by 1 stat rank when the user’s move is successful. 10 120 3
Rough Seas Ahead!: MP Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of restoring one MP of the user’s move when that move is successful. 7 84 2
Stalwart Sp. Def cannot be lowered. 5 60 1
Flameproof Prevents the user from getting burned. 5 60 1
Antitoxin Prevents the user from getting poisoned or badly poisoned. 5 60 1
Rain Gear 2 Reduces damage when the user is hit by an attack move while the weather is rainy. 8 96 2
Racing Rain 2 Quickly charges the move gauge when the weather is rainy. 9 108 2
Hunter's Instinct The more the target’s Speed is lowered, the more it powers up the user’s moves. 10 120 2
Team Pinpoint Entry 1 Raises the accuracy of all allied sync pairs by 1 stat rank when the user enters a battle. 9 108 3
Unyielding 2 When the user’s Enduring effect activates and the user has 1 HP remaining, has a chance (30%) of applying the Enduring effect to the user again. 9 108 3
First Aid 4 Restores the user’s HP by approximately 40% of its maximum HP the first time it is in a pinch each battle. 10 120 3
Recuperation 1 Restores the user’s HP by approximately 20% of its maximum HP after using its sync move. 10 120 3
Team Sync Cure 9 Removes all status conditions from all allied sync pairs after using the user’s sync move. 10 120 3
Oversplash Aqua Tail: Power +25 Oversplash Aqua Tail: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Oversplash Aqua Tail: Power +25 Oversplash Aqua Tail: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Appearances

Battle appearances

Marlon and Carracosta can be battled against in:

Story appearances

Marlon appears in his normal outfit in the following story areas:

Sync pair stories

  • A Day with Marlon

Quotes

Main article: Marlon/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX

Gallery

     
VS model from
Pokémon Masters EX
Marlon and Carracosta on
Pokémon Masters EX Dream Team Maker
Marlon's sync move mindscape
(Humilau Gym)
       
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!

Trivia

  • In his sync pair story, Marlon says that he and Carracosta ended up on Pasio after swimming through a weird circle they found in the ocean in Unova, implying that they were brought to Pasio by one of Hoopa's rings.

Origin

Marlon's design is based on his appearance in Pokémon Black 2 and White 2. Carracosta is one of Marlon's Pokémon in the core series games. Carracosta's Dex entry comes from Pokémon Ultra Sun.

In other languages

Rough Seas Ahead!

Language Title
  Japanese はじめよーかい! Hajime yō kai!
Mandarin Chinese 趕快開始吧~! Gǎnkuài Kāishǐ ba~!
  French On plonge !
  German Komm schon, los geht's!
  Italian Restiamo a galla!
  Korean 시작해볼까! Sijakhae Bolkka!
  Spanish ¡Somos la mar de duros!

Oversplash Aqua Tail

Language Title
  Japanese 海よりも海な アクアテール Umi yori mo Umi na Akua Tēru
Mandarin Chinese 比大海還大海之 水流尾 Bǐ Dàhǎi hái Dàhǎi zhī Shuǐliú Wěi
  French Plus marin que la mer ! Hydroqueue !
  German Nassschweif des Meeres
  Italian Idrondata oltremare
  Korean 바다보다 바다 같은 아쿠아테일 Badaboda Bada Gateun Akua Teil
  Spanish Acua Cola de la Mar Salada


References

  1. Ray Chase on Twitter
  2. Nintendo DREAM (vol. 329)



Characters appearing in Pokémon Masters EX
Pasio ScottieBettieLearRachelSawyerPauloTina
Kanto BrockMistyLt. SurgeErikaBlaineLoreleiBrunoAgathaJanineKogaBlueGiovanniLeafLanceProfessor OakRedSabrinaJessieJamesAshElaineChase
Johto KrisBugsyWhitneyPryceClairWillKarenLyraEthanSilverJasmineMortyFalknerEusineArcherArianaPetrelProton
Hoenn BrendanRoxanneBrawlyFlanneryNormanWinonaTateLizaPhoebeDrakeNolandGlaciaZinniaStevenWallaceWallyLucyLisiaMayMaxieArchieSidneyCourtney
Sinnoh BarryRoarkGardeniaMayleneCrasher WakeCandiceFlintThortonCherylMarleyCynthiaFantinaDawnCyrusVolknerDarachLucasAaronBerthaLucianLookerAdamanIridaPalmerArgentaAkariReiRileyDahliaVolo
Unova RosaClaySkylaBrycenIrisRoxieMarlonShauntalMarshalCherenHilbertHildaElesaCaitlinGrimsleyBurghAlderNateBiancaNGhetsisIngoEmmetHughColressLenora
Kalos GrantKorrinaRamosWulfricSieboldWikstromViolaCalemValerieClemontSerenaLysandreProfessor SycamoreDianthaEvelynNitaHelenaKaliShaunaEmmaOlympiaDrasnaDanaKatherineTierno
Alola HauSophoclesMinaOliviaHapuKahiliNanuAcerolaKukuiPlumeriaGuzmaLusamineGladionLillieMolayneMallowSeleneElioLanaKiaweHalaThe Masked RoyalNaomiAnabelRyuki
Galar GloriaPiersLeonMarnieRaihanNessaBeaHopAllisterSoniaBedeGordieMelonyVictorBall GuyRoseOleanaEvePetey
Paldea NemonaPennyIonoGrushaGeetaJacq
NPCs Professor BellisTristaTriciaTrinniaMeowthTabithaMattShellyMarsJupiterSaturnCilanChiliCressChuckKiyoShadow TriadTrevorMalvaFabaTeam Break


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