Molayne (Masters)

Molayne
マーレイン Mullein
Spr Masters Molayne.png
Molayne's model
No. 106
English voice actor Ezra Weisz[1]
Japanese voice actor Takayuki Kondo[2]
Description The friendly and highly curious Molayne runs the Hokulani Observatory and manages the PC box system in Alola. He is Sophocles's cousin and friends with Professor Kukui.

Molayne (Japanese: マーレイン Mullein) 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 Alolan Dugtrio. The sync pair is available during the events of Chapter 26 of the Main Story.

Dugtrio (Alola Form)

    Type   Steel
Move type   Steel
Role   Strike (Physical)
Base Potential ★★★★
Dugtrio Weakness   Fire
Its metallic whiskers are heavy, so it's not very fast, but it has the power to dig through bedrock.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 427 344 156 220 161 418
Lv. 140, Max Potential 507 384 196 260 201 458
Mega Dugtrio
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

Availability

Molayne is teamed up with during Chapter 26 of the PML Arc.

Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Metal Claw Steel
 
Physical 1 21 25 95% An opponent Has a chance (10%) of raising the user's Attack by one stat rank.
X Attack None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Raises the user's Attack by two stat ranks.
Iron Head Steel
 
Physical 3 92 110 100% An opponent Has a chance (30%) of making the target flinch.
Bend but Don't Break! None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Raises the user's Defense and Sp. Def by one stat rank. Raises the user's Speed by two stat ranks.
Sync moves
Supernova Corkscrew Crash Steel
 
Physical 250 300 An opponent No additional effect.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Arresting Glare 1 Has a chance (20%) of lowering the target's Speed by one stat rank when the user is hit by a physical attack move.
Backfire 2 Lowers the Attack and Sp. Atk of all opposing sync pairs by two stat ranks just before the user faints.
Type Skills
  Steel Strike Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 15 when using Steel-type attacks.
  Alola Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
  Elite Four Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
  Glasses Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 3.
  Observatory Cousin Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 3.
Expedition Skills
 Fiery ↑ 3  Soothing ↓ 1 Raises the following discovery level by 3:
 Fiery Crystal
Lowers the following discovery level by 1:
 Soothing Crystal

Sync grid

Molayne and Dugtrio's sync grid is an expanded grid, made available on September 25, 2022.

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
Attack +10 Attack +10 4 48 2
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 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 +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Metal Claw: Power +4 Metal Claw: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Metal Claw: Power +4 Metal Claw: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Metal Claw: Power +4 Metal Claw: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Metal Claw: Power +4 Metal Claw: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Metal Claw: Power +4 Metal Claw: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Metal Claw: 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
Metal Claw: Swag Bag 4 Raises the chance of raising stat values with the additional effects of moves. 7 84 3
Iron Head: Power +3 Iron Head: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Iron Head: Power +3 Iron Head: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Iron Head: Power +3 Iron Head: Power ↑ +3 3 36 2
Iron Head: Power +3 Iron Head: Power ↑ +3 3 36 2
Iron Head: 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
Iron Head: Aggravation 1 Raises the chance of inflicting the flinching, confused, or trapped condition with the additional effects of moves. 10 120 3
X Attack: MP Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of restoring one MP of the user’s move when that move is successful. 7 84 2
Bend but Don't Break!: MP Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of restoring one MP of the user’s move when that move is successful. 7 84 2
Bend but Don't Break!: Fleet Feet 1 Raises the user’s Speed by 1 stat rank when its move is successful. 8 96 3
Haste Speed cannot be lowered. 5 60 1
Escape Artist Prevents the user from becoming trapped. 5 60 1
Sand Shelter Protects the user from damage from a sandstorm. 5 60 1
Soothing Sand 1 Restores the user’s HP whenever its Pokémon takes an action during a sandstorm. 8 96 2
Arresting Glare 9 Lowers the Speed of an opponent that attacked the user by 1 stat rank when the user is hit by a physical attack move. 8 96 2
Inertia The more user’s Speed is raised, the more it powers up the user’s sync move. 10 120 2
Flinch Hitter 5 Powers up the user’s sync move when the target is flinching. 10 120 3
Sands of Time 2 Quickly charges the move gauge during a sandstorm. 10 120 3
Trip Wire 2 Lowers the Speed of all opposing sync pairs by 2 stat ranks when the user enters a battle. 10 120 3
Furious Brawn The more the user’s Attack is raised, the more it powers up the user’s moves. 10 120 3
Hunter's Instinct The more the target’s Speed is lowered, the more it powers up the user’s moves. 10 120 3
Supernova Corkscrew Crash: Power +25 Supernova Corkscrew Crash: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Supernova Corkscrew Crash: Power +25 Supernova Corkscrew Crash: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Appearances

Battle appearances

Molayne and Alolan Dugtrio can be battled against in:

Molayne has also been shown to pair alongside the following Pokémon and can be battled against in:

Story appearances

Molayne appears in his normal outfit in the following story aresa:

Sync pair stories

  • A Day with Molayne

Quotes

Main article: Molayne/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX

Gallery

   
VS model from
Pokémon Masters EX
Molayne's sync move mindscape
(Hokulani Observatory)
       
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!

Trivia

Origin

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

In other languages

Bend but Don't Break!

Language Title
  Japanese しなやかに硬く Shinayaka ni Kataku
Mandarin Chinese 柔中帶剛 Róuzhōngdàigāng
  French Souples et solides !
  German Flexibel, aber kräftig!
  Italian Flessibili e resistenti!
  Korean 부드럽고단단하게 Budeureopgo Dandanhage
  Spanish ¡Ágil pero duro!

Supernova Corkscrew Crash

Language Title
  Japanese スーパーノヴァする ちょうぜつらせんれんげき Sūpānova Suru Chōzetsu Rasen Rengeki
Mandarin Chinese 超新星大爆炸之 超絕螺旋連擊 Chāoxīnxīng Dàbàozhà zhī Chāojué Luóxuán Liánjí
  French Comme une supernova ! Vrille Maximum !
  German Turbo-Spiralkombo der Supernova
  Italian Spirale Perforante della supernova
  Korean 슈퍼노바하는 초월나선연격 Supernova-haneun Chowol Naseon Yeon-gyeok
  Spanish Hélice Trepanadora Supernova


References


Pokémon Storage System developers
Bill (Adventures) • LanetteBrigetteCelioBebeHayleyAmanitaCassiusMolayne (Masters) • Grand Oak


Characters appearing in Pokémon Masters EX
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Johto KrisBugsyWhitneyPryceClairWillKarenLyraEthanSilverJasmineMortyFalknerEusineArcherArianaPetrelProton
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Sinnoh BarryRoarkGardeniaMayleneCrasher WakeCandiceFlintThortonCherylMarleyCynthiaFantinaDawnCyrusVolknerDarachLucasAaronBerthaLucianLookerAdamanIridaPalmerArgentaAkariReiRiley
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Kalos GrantKorrinaRamosWulfricSieboldWikstromViolaCalemValerieClemontSerenaLysandreProfessor SycamoreDianthaEvelynNitaHelenaKaliShaunaEmmaOlympiaDrasnaDanaKatherine
Alola HauSophoclesMinaOliviaHapuKahiliNanuAcerolaKukuiPlumeriaGuzmaLusamineGladionLillieMolayneMallowSeleneElioLanaKiaweHalaThe Masked RoyalNaomiAnabelRyuki
Galar GloriaPiersLeonMarnieRaihanNessaBeaHopAllisterSoniaBedeGordieMelonyVictorBall GuyRoseOleanaEvePetey
Paldea NemonaPennyIonoGrusha
NPCs Professor BellisTristaTriciaTrinniaMeowthTabithaMattShellyMarsJupiterSaturnCilanChiliCressChuckShadow TriadTiernoTrevorMalvaFabaTeam Break


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