Noland (Masters)

ダツラ Datsura
Spr Masters Noland.png
Noland's model
No. 28
English voice actor Kaiji Tang[1]
Japanese voice actor Toshiki Masuda[2]
Description Known for being a bit gruff, the Frontier Brain takes on Trainers and Pokémon with passion. As Factory Head, he also has deep knowledge of Pokémon.

Noland (Japanese: ダツラ Datsura) 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 Pinsir, which is capable of Mega Evolving. This sync pair was first made available since the game release..


  Type   Bug
Move type   Bug
Role Strike (Physical)
Base Potential ★★★★
Pinsir Weakness   Flying
Although it's tough, it can't handle cold well. When night falls, it buries itself in leafage and sleeps.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 622 411 157 91 157 338
Lv. 140, Max Potential 702 451 197 131 197 378
Mega Pinsir
Lv. 140, Base Potential 622 488 193 91 157 338
Lv. 140, Max Potential 702 541 236 131 197 378


Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Fury Cutter Bug
Physical 1 8 9 95% An opponent This move's power increases when used in succession.
X Attack None Status 0 (2 uses) Self Raises the user's Attack by 2 stat ranks.
X-Scissor Bug
Physical 2 50 60 100% An opponent No additional effect.
Bring It On! None Status 0 (2 uses) Self Restores the user's HP by approximately 40% of its maximum HP. Raises the user's Speed by 2 stat ranks.
Sync moves
Factory Head X-Scissor Bug
Physical 160 192 An opponent Become Mega Pinsir until the end of battle.


Name Description
Passive Skills
Headstrong Attack cannot be lowered.
(Only before Mega Evolving)
Impervious Stats cannot be lowered.
(Only after Mega Evolving)
Unhindered When the Pokémon attacks, ignores damage-reducing effects on the target's field of play.
(Only after Mega Evolving)
Theme Skills
Bug Strike Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 15 when using Bug-type attacks.
Hoenn Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Battle Facility Foe Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Knowledgeable Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 3.

Sync Grid

The sync grid for Noland and Pinsir is a basic grid which has not yet been 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


Noland is available in the sync pair scout since the game release.

Noland and Pinsir can be battled against in:

Noland has also been shown to own a Machamp. The pair can be battled against in:

Sync Pair Stories

  • A Day with Noland


Main article: Noland/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX


VS model from
Pokémon Masters EX
Noland and Pinsir on
Pokémon Masters EX Dream Team Maker
Noland's sync move mindscape
(Battle Factory)
Trainer emote
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote


  • Despite Noland being capable of using a multitude of different rental Pokémon in the core series, Pinsir is not among the Pokémon he can use.
    • He does, however, own a Pinsir in the anime.


Noland's design is based on his appearance in Pokémon Emerald. Pinsir's Dex entry comes from Pokémon Ultra Moon.

In other languages

Bring It On!

Language Title
  Japanese かかってこいや! Kakatte koi ya!
Mandarin Chinese 放馬過來! Fàng Mǎ Guòlái!
  French Je veux savoir ce que tu vaux !
  German Zeigt uns, was ihr draufhabt!
  Italian Fatti avanti se hai coraggio!
  Korean 덤벼보라구! Deombyeoboragu!
  Spanish ¡Aquí te espero!

Factory Head X-Scissor

Language Title
  Japanese バチッといくぜ! シザークロス Bachitto Iku Ze! Shizā Kurosu
Mandarin Chinese 給你好看之 十字剪 Gěi Nǐ Hǎokàn zhī Shízì Jiǎn
  French Le secret, c'est la pratique ! Plaie-Croix !
  German Kreuzschere der Kampferfahrung
  Italian Forbice X da manuale
  Korean 힘차게 가자! 시저크로스! Himchage Gaja! Sijeo Keuroseu!
  Spanish Tijera X del Saber


  1. Kaiji Tang 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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