|English voice actor||Ezra Weisz|
|Japanese voice actor||Takayuki Kondo|
|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.
|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|
|Name||Type||Category||Move gauge||Base Power||Max Power||Accuracy||Target||Description|
||Physical||1||21||25||95%||An opponent||Has a very small chance of raising the user's Attack.|
|—||—||—||Self||Sharply raises the user's Attack.|
||Physical||3||92||110||100%||An opponent||Has a moderate chance of making the target flinch.|
|Bend but Don't Break!||None||Status||0
|—||—||—||Self||Raises the user's Defense and Sp. Def. Sharply raises the user's Speed.|
|Supernova Corkscrew Crash||Steel
||Physical||—||250||300||—||An opponent||No additional effect.|
|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.|
|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.|
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|
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)
- Champion Stadium: Alola Challenge, Hard Lv. 1 (Fire-type weakness)
- Champion Stadium: Alola Challenge, Hard Lv. 1 (Fighting-type weakness)
Sync Pair Stories
Molayne and Dugtrio:
- A Day with Molayne
- Main article: Molayne/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX
|VS model from
Pokémon Masters EX
|Molayne's sync move mindscape|
Let's do this!
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!
Supernova Corkscrew Crash
|This game character article is part of Project CharacterDex, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each character found in the Pokémon games.|