Penny (Masters)

Penny
ボタン Botan
Spr Masters Penny.png
Penny's model
No. 187
English voice actor Courtney Lin[1]
Japanese voice actor Misato Fukuen
Description This Trainer who loves “Veevees” attends an academy in Paldea. She has a shy personality but is knowledgeable about machines.

Penny (Japanese: ボタン Botan) is a Pokémon Trainer in Pokémon Masters EX, based on the character of the same name in the core series games. She forms a sync pair with Sylveon. This pair can be obtained through a Poké Fair sync pair scout beginning on November 10, 2023. This pair can be raised to Masters EX star.png 6★ EX since it first released.

Sylveon

Raising this sync pair to 6★ EX will unlock Song Key 09003, which allows "Battle! (Penny) (Pokémon Masters EX Version)" to be played in the Jukebox.

    Type   Fairy
Move type   Fairy
Role   Support
EX Role   Strike (Special)
Base Potential ★★★★★☆EX
Sylveon Weakness   Steel
Once a fight breaks out, it will unflinchingly charge at dragon Pokémon that are many times larger than itself.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 635 161 285 200 312 295
Lv. 140, Max Potential 795 241 325 280 352 335
Mega Sylveon
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

Availability

Penny was exclusive to the following Poké Fair scout banners:

  • (Debut) Penny Poké Fair Scout (November 10 to 30, 2023)
  • 5★-Select Poké Fair Scout ×15 (C) (December 31, 2023 to January 31, 2024)
  • 10-Pair Scout (Max 100 Pairs) (February 19 to March 25, 2024)

Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Disarming Voice Fairy
 
Special 2 45 54 All opponents Never misses.
X Sp. Def All None Status 0
(2 uses)
All allies Raises the Sp. Def of all allied sync pairs by 2 stat ranks.
Starry Draining Kiss Fairy
 
Special 2
(2 uses)
120 144 An opponent Activation Condition: When the user uses any move once. Deactivation Condition: When this move is used.
Never misses. Returns the target's raised stats to normal, then raises the user's same stats by the same amount. Restores the user's HP by approximately 40% of maximum HP.
Veevee Power! None Status 0
(1 use)
All allies Applies the Move Gauge Acceleration effect to the allied field of play. Raises the Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 4 stat ranks. Raises the critical-hit rate of all allied sync pairs by 2 stat ranks. Applies the Gradual Healing effect to all allied sync pairs
Sync moves
Bright Hacker's Disarming Voice Fairy
 
Special 250 300 An opponent No additional effects.
(6★ EX effect: The sync buff is doubled the first time a sync move is used.)
(EX role effect: Sync move targets all opponents.)

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
1st Hit: Fairy Rebuff ↓ Lowers the target’s Fairy Type Rebuff by 1 rank the first time the user’s attack move is successful each battle.
Mind Games 9 Lowers the target’s Sp. Def by one stat rank when the user’s attack move against it is successful.
Team Smart Command 9 Increases the Special Moves ↑ Next effect of all allied sync pairs by one rank when the user’s Trainer uses a move.
Theme Skills
  Fairy Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 30.
  Glasses Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 6.
  Gadgeteer Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 6.
Expedition Skills
 Wistful ↑ 2 Raises the following discovery level by 2:
 Wistful Crystal

Sync grid

The sync grid for Penny and Sylveon is an expanded grid, made available since the pair first released.

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
HP +10 HP +10 2 24 1
HP +10 HP +10 2 24 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 0 5 1
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 0 5 1
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 2 24 1
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +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
Sp. Def +10 Sp. Def +10 4 48 2
Speed +5 Speed +5 0 5 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Disarming Voice: Power +3 Disarming Voice: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Disarming Voice: Power +3 Disarming Voice: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Disarming Voice: Power +3 Disarming Voice: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Disarming Voice: Power +3 Disarming Voice: Power ↑ +3 3 36 2
Disarming Voice: Power +3 Disarming Voice: Power ↑ +3 3 36 2
Disarming Voice: Move Gauge Refresh 9 Charges the user’s move gauge by one when a move is successful. 7 84 3
Starry Draining Kiss: Power +3 Starry Draining Kiss: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Starry Draining Kiss: Power +3 Starry Draining Kiss: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Starry Draining Kiss: Power +3 Starry Draining Kiss: Power ↑ +3 3 36 2
Starry Draining Kiss: Power +3 Starry Draining Kiss: Power ↑ +3 3 36 2
Starry Draining Kiss: Power +3 Starry Draining Kiss: Power ↑ +3 3 36 2
Starry Draining Kiss: Master Healer 1 Increases the amount of HP restored by the user’s healing moves. 10 120 3
X Sp. Def 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 Sp. Def All: Shielded 1 Raises the Defense of all allied sync pairs by 1 stat rank when the user’s move is successful. 10 120 3
Veevee Power!: Propulsion 9 Reduces the user’s sync move countdown by one when the user’s move is successful. 10 120 3
Veevee Power!: Move: Crit Defense 9 Applies the Critical-Hit Defense effect to the allied field of play when the user’s move is successful. 10 120 4
Veevee Power!: Team Brain Gain 9 Increases the Special Moves ↑ Next effect of all allied sync pairs by 1 rank when the user’s move is successful. 10 120 5
Clearheaded Prevents the user from becoming confused. 5 60 1
Stalwart Sp. Def cannot be lowered. 5 60 1
Revenge Boost 4 Has a chance (50%) of charging the user’s move gauge by one when the user is hit by an attack move. 7 84 2
Revenge Boost 4 Has a chance (50%) of charging the user’s move gauge by one when the user is hit by an attack move. 7 84 2
Quick Cure Removes the confused, flinching, and trapped conditions from the user the first time they are inflicted each battle. 7 84 2
Natural Remedy Removes all status conditions from the user the first time it is inflicted by any status condition each battle. 7 84 2
Flabbergast 4 Has a chance (50%) of leaving the target confused when a move targeting that opponent is successful. 7 84 2
Group Dragon Guard Reduces the damage all allied sync pairs take when attacked by Dragon-type moves. 8 96 2
Brainpower The more the user’s Sp. Atk is raised, the more it powers up the user’s sync move. 10 120 2
Satisfied Snicker 9 Lowers the target’s Sp. Atk by 1 stat rank when the user’s attack move against the target is successful. 9 108 3
Team Fist Bump 3 Has a chance (40%) of restoring the HP of all allied sync pairs when the user’s attack move is successful. 10 120 3
Sync Burst 1 Restores 1 MP for the user the first time its sync move is used each battle. 10 120 3
Team Sharp Entry 1 Raises the critical-hit rate of all allied sync pairs by 1 stat rank when the user enters a battle. 10 120 3
Unfortuitous 9 Lowers one of the target’s following stats by one stat rank at random when the user’s attack move against it is successful: Attack, Defense, Sp. Atk, Sp. Def, Speed, accuracy, or evasiveness. 10 120 4
1st S-Move on Opp: Fairy Rebuff ↓ Lowers the target’s Fairy Type Rebuff by 1 rank the first time the user’s sync move targeting the opponent is successful each battle. This effect can activate only once per battle. 10 120 5
Bright Hacker’s Disarming Voice: Power +25 Bright Hacker’s Disarming Voice: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Bright Hacker’s Disarming Voice: Power +25 Bright Hacker’s Disarming Voice: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Appearances

Battle appearances

Penny and Sylveon can be battled against in:

Story appearances

Penny appears in her normal outfit in the following story areas:

Sync pair stories

  • A Day with Penny

Quotes

Main article: Penny/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX

Gallery

       
VS model
(Normal colors)
6★ model
(Normal colors)
6★ model
(EX colors)
VS model
(EX colors)
       
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!
       
Medal
1★ Veevee on Pasio
Medal
2★ Veevee on Pasio
Medal
3★ Veevee on Pasio
Medal
Paldea's Genius Hacker
     
Penny's sync move mindscape
(Naranja Academy)
Artwork with Elaine and Eve by zounose[2] Penny and Sylveon by zounose[2]

Trivia

  • All versions of Penny use special voice-over lines upon entering a team that contains certain Trainers (regardless of their partner Pokémon) and victory with them. Those Trainers include Nemona.

Origin

Penny's design is based on her appearance in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. Sylveon is Penny's signature Pokémon in the core series games. Sylveon's Dex entry comes from Pokémon Ultra Sun.

In other languages

Starry Draining Kiss

Language Title
  Japanese スタードレインキッス Sutā Dorein Kissu
Mandarin Chinese 天星吸取之吻 Tiānxīng Xīqǔ zhī Wěn
  French Vampibaiser de Star
  German Diebeskuss der Sterne
  Italian Assorbibacio stellare
  Korean 스타드레인키스 Seuta Deurein Kiseu
  Spanish Beso Drenaje Astral

Veevee Power!

Language Title
  Japanese ブイブイいわす! Buibui Iwasu!
Mandarin Chinese 打得你布布叫! Dǎ dé Nǐ Bùbù Jiào!
  French Par l'évolution féérique d'Évoli !
  German Du wirst Sterne sehen!
  Italian Con questa mossa Eeveenceremo!
  Korean 브이브이몰아붙여줄게! Beu-i Beu-i Mor-abut-yeojulge!
  Spanish ¡Te haré ver las estrellas!

Bright Hacker's Disarming Voice

Language Title
  Japanese キラリ光る天才ハッカーの チャームボイス Kirari Hikaru Tensai Hakkā no Chāmu Boisu
Mandarin Chinese 晶光一閃的天才駭客之 魅惑之聲 Jīngguāng Yīshǎn de Tiāncái Hàikè zhī Mèihuò zhī Shēng
  French Laissez-faire la reine du piratage ! Voix Enjôleuse !
  German Säuselstimme der Superhackerin
  Italian Incantavoce dell'hacker stellare
  Korean 반짝 빛나는 천재 해커의 차밍보이스 Banjjak Binnaneun Cheonjae Haekeo-ui Chaming Boiseu
  Spanish Voz Cautivadora de la Hacker Estelar


References


Spoiler warning: this article may contain major plot or ending details.
Big Boss: Cassiopeia
Bosses: GiacomoMelaAtticusOrtegaEri
Lower members: Team Star GruntsCarmen
Related: HarringtonStarmobile
Bases: Segin SquadSchedar SquadNavi Squad
Ruchbah SquadCaph Squad


Villainous team leaders
Core series GiovanniMaxieArchieCyrusNGhetsisColressLysandreGuzmaPiersCassiopeia
Masters EX GiovanniGuzmaCyrusNLysandrePiersGhetsisMaxieArchieColressPauloPenny
Other
games
BiruritchiGonzapEviceGreevilGordorBaron PhobosBlake HallKincaidSocieteaMunnaDark RustGiovanni
Anime GiovanniMadame BossMaxieArchieCyrusGhetsisLysandreGuzmaPiersGibeon
Adventures GiovanniMasked ManMaxieArchieCyrusNGhetsisColressLysandreGuzmaPiers
Other manga FraudMeja
  Spoilers end here.  


Characters appearing in Pokémon Masters EX
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Alola HauSophoclesMinaOliviaHapuKahiliNanuAcerolaKukuiPlumeriaGuzmaLusamineGladionLillieMolayneMallowSeleneElioLanaKiaweHalaThe Masked RoyalNaomiAnabelRyuki
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Paldea NemonaPennyIonoGrushaGeeta
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