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Piers
ネズ Nezu
Spr Masters Piers.png
Piers's model
No. 117
English voice actor Aleks Le[1]
Japanese voice actor Kishō Taniyama[2]
Description This Galar Gym Leader who loves Dark-type Pokémon is also a well-known singer and songwriter. Many of his fans were charmed by his melancholic vocal quality.

Piers (Japanese: ネズ Nezu) 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 Obstagoon. The sync pair can be obtained through the sync pair scout, starting from February 18, 2021.

Contents

Obstagoon

Masters862.png Type DarkIC Masters.png Dark
Move type DarkIC Masters.png Dark
Role Support
Base Potential ★★★★★☆EX
Obstagoon Weakness FightingIC Masters.png Fighting
Its voice is staggering in volume. Obstagoon has a tendency to take on a threatening posture and shout—this move is known as Obstruct.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 125, Base Potential 617 318 262 212 215 216
Lv. 125, Max Potential 717 398 342 292 295 296
Lv. 125, Base Potential
Lv. 125, Max Potential

Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Night Slash Dark
DarkIC Masters.png
Physical 2 40 48 100% An opponent Critical hits land more easily.
Dire Hit All + None Status 0
(2 uses)
All allies Sharply raises the critical-hit rate of all allied sync pairs.
Shout My Name! None Status 0
(2 uses)
All allies Charges the move gauges of all allied sync pairs by two. Makes the user able to endure the next hit it takes that would reduce it to 0 HP.
Obstruct Dark
DarkIC Masters.png
Status 2
(2 uses)
Self The user takes up a defensive posture. Using this move again will make the user leave this defensive posture. No other actions can be taken when in this defensive posture. Nullifies an attack move that targets the user while it is in this defensive posture, then the user leaves the defensive posture. If the move was a physical attack move, sharply lowers the Defense of the opponent that used it.
Sync moves
No Encores Throat Chop Dark
DarkIC Masters.png
Physical 250 300 An opponent (6★ EX) effect: The stat increase after a sync move is doubled once per battle.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Hunker Down 9 Raises the user’s Defense when the user nullifies an opponent’s move while in a defensive posture.
Hold Fast 9 Raises the user’s Sp. Def when the user nullifies an opponent’s move while in a defensive posture.
Team Riposte 9 Raises the Attack of all allied sync pairs when the user nullifies an opponent’s move while in a defensive posture.
Theme Skills
Dark Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 30.
Galar Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 4.
Gym Leader Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 4.
Artistic Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 6.

Sync Grid

Piers and Obstagoon's sync grid is an expanded grid, made available since the sync pair was 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 +20 HP +20 4 48 2
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 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
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Defense +10 Defense +10 4 48 2
Defense +20 Defense +20 4 48 2
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 +5 Sp. Def +5 2 24 1
Sp. Def +20 Sp. Def +20 7 84 3
Speed +5 Speed +5 0 5 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Speed +10 Speed +10 4 48 2
Speed +10 Speed +10 4 48 2
Speed +10 Speed +10 4 48 2
Night Slash: Power +3 Night Slash: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
Night Slash: Power +3 Night Slash: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
Night Slash: Power +3 Night Slash: Power ↑ +3 4 48 2
Night Slash: Power +3 Night Slash: Power ↑ +3 4 48 2
Night Slash: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 7 84 1
Obstruct: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 7 84 2
Obstruct: MP Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 1
Obstruct: MP Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 2
Dire Hit All +: MP Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 1
Shout My Name!: MP Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 1
Unbending Defense cannot be lowered. 4 48 1
Stalwart Sp. Def cannot be lowered. 4 48 1
On the Ropes 3 Reduces damage when the Pokémon is in a pinch and is hit by a physical attack move. 10 120 2
Outrun 3 Quickly charges the move gauge when the Pokémon is affected by a status condition. 7 84 3
Power Reserves 3 Powers up moves in a pinch. 8 96 3
Block and Heal 1 Has a small chance of restoring the user's HP when the user nullifies an opponent’s move while in a defensive posture. 8 96 3
Block and Lunge 1 Has a small chance of reducing the user's sync move countdown by one when the user nullifies an opponent’s move while in a defensive posture. 10 120 3
Critical Strike 1 Powers up attacks if they become critical hits. 10 120 3
Unyielding 3 When the user has endured the most recent hit and has 1 HP remaining, has a moderately good chance of allowing the user to endure an additional hit that would reduce it to 0 HP. 10 120 3
Gritty 5 Powers up moves if the Pokémon is affected by a status condition. 10 120 3
No Encores Throat Chop: Power +25 No Encores Throat Chop: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
No Encores Throat Chop: Power +25 No Encores Throat Chop: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Availability

Sync Pair Stories

  • A Day with Piers

Quotes

Gallery

Spr Masters Piers 2.png VSPiers Masters.png Spr Masters Piers EX.png VSPiers EX Masters.png Piers Mindscape.png
5★ model 5★ VS model 6★ EX model 6★ EX VS model Piers's sync move mindscape
(Spikemuth Gym)
Piers Emote 1 Masters.png Piers Emote 2 Masters.png Piers Emote 3 Masters.png Piers Emote 4 Masters.png
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!

In other languages

Shout My Name!

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese 名前を呼んでくれ! Namae o Yondekure!
Mandarin Chinese 呼喊我的名字! Hūhǎn Wǒde Míngzì!
France Flag.png French Le public nous acclame !
Germany Flag.png German Ruf meinen Namen!
Italy Flag.png Italian Standing ovation!
South Korea Flag.png Korean 이름을불러줘! Ireumeul Bulleojwo!
Spain Flag.png Spanish ¡Intimidando, que es gerundio!

No Encores Throat Chop

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese とっておきのナンバー! じごくづき Totteoki no Nanbā! Jigoku Zuki
Mandarin Chinese 這可是我壓箱的一首歌!之 地獄突刺 Zhèkěshì Wǒyāxiāngde Yīshǒugē! zhī Dìyù Tūcì
France Flag.png French Pour mon public ! Exécu-Son !
Germany Flag.png German Neck Strike der letzten Nummer
Italy Flag.png Italian Colpo Infernale che manda in delirio
South Korea Flag.png Korean 비장의 넘버! 지옥찌르기 Bijang-ui Number! Jiok Jjireugi
Spain Flag.png Spanish Golpe Mordaza con Temazo


References


Captain: Piers (Masters)
Lower members: Team Yell Grunts
Spikemuth Gym Trainers
Related: Marnie (Masters)
Locations: Spikemuth


Characters appearing in Pokémon Masters EX
Pasio ScottieBettie
Kanto BrockMistyLt. SurgeErikaBlaineLoreleiBrunoAgathaJanineKogaBlueGiovanniLanceLeafProfessor OakRedSabrinaJessieJames
Johto KrisBugsyWhitneyPryceClairWillKarenLyraEthanSilverJasmineMorty
Hoenn BrendanRoxanneBrawlyFlanneryNormanWinonaTateLizaPhoebeDrakeNolandGlaciaZinniaStevenWallaceWallyLucyLisiaMay
Sinnoh BarryRoarkGardeniaMayleneCrasher WakeCandiceFlintCherylMarleyThortonCynthiaFantinaDawnCyrusVolkner
Unova RosaClaySkylaBrycenIrisMarshalShauntalRoxieMarlonCherenHilbertHildaElesaCaitlinGrimsleyBurghAlderNateBiancaN
Kalos GrantKorrinaRamosWulfricSieboldWikstromViolaCalemValerieClemontSerenaProfessor SycamoreLysandreDiantha
Alola HauOliviaSophoclesMinaHapuKahiliNanuAcerolaKukuiGuzmaPlumeriaLusamineGladionLillieMolayneMallowSeleneElio
Galar GloriaPiersLeonMarnie
NPCs PauloProfessor BellisLearSawyerRachelTristaTriciaTrinnia
DarachMeowthRyukiTeam Break

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