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

  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
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

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 very small chance of raising the user's Attack.
X Attack None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Sharply raises the user's Attack.
Iron Head Steel
 
Physical 3 92 110 100% An opponent Has a moderate chance of making the target flinch.
Bend but Don't Break! None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Raises the user's Defense and Sp. Def. Sharply raises the user's Speed.
Sync moves
Supernova Corkscrew Crash Steel
 
Physical 250 300 An opponent No additional effect.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Arresting Glare 1 Has a small chance of lowering the target's Speed when the user is hit by a physical attack move.
Backfire 2 Sharply lowers the Attack and Sp. Atk of all opposing sync pairs 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.

Sync Grid

Molayne and Dugtrio's sync grid is a basic grid, which has yet to be 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

Availability

Molayne and his Dugtrio can be battled against in:

  • Main Story Chapter 26: The Future Is Now!
  • Champion Stadium: Alola Challenge, Hard Lv. 1 (Ground-type weakness)

Molayne has also been shown to pair alongside Metagross and Bisharp, and can be battled against in:

  • Metagross
    • Champion Stadium: Alola Challenge, Hard Lv. 1 (Fire-type weakness)
  • Bisharp
    • Champion Stadium: Alola Challenge, Hard Lv. 1 (Fighting-type weakness)

Sync Pair Stories

Molayne and Dugtrio:

  • 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!

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
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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