Severely Strained Relations

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Severely Strained Relations
シビアな親子に勝る特訓
Masters Severely Strained Relations.png
Event notification image
Type Solo event
Start date October 3 to 24, 2022
End date October 24, 2022
Featured sync pairs Gordie and Coalossal
Melony and Lapras
Victor and Rillaboom
Sync pairs with reward bonus

Severely Strained Relations (Japanese: シビアな親子に勝る特訓) was a solo event in Pokémon Masters EX. It was focused on the sync pairs Gordie and Coalossal, Melony and Lapras, and Victor and Rillaboom.

The "Gordie Spotlight Scout" gave players an increased chance of recruiting Gordie and Coalossal during the duration of the event; the "Melony Spotlight Scout" gave players an increased chance of recruiting Melony and Lapras beginning October 5, 2022; and the "Victor Poké Fair Scout" gave players an increased chance of recruiting Victor and Rillaboom beginning October 7, 2022.

The event areas were updated as the event continued: on October 5, 2022, Daily Training with Gordie! became unavailable, and Training with Melony: Part 1, Training with Melony: Part 2, Daily Training with Melony!, Raihan's Battle Challenge! Round 1 and Raihan's Battle Challenge! Round 2 were added; and on October 7, 2022, Daily Training with Melony! became unavailable, and Training with Victor: Part 1, Training with Victor: Part 2, Daily Training with Victor!, Nessa's Battle Challenge! Round 1 and Nessa's Battle Challenge! Round 2 were added.

Battles rewarded players with Event Voucher C, Event Voucher D, and Event Voucher E, which could be redeemed in the shop. Additionally, the Daily Training areas could only be challenged once per day. Players could include certain sync pairs from Galar in their party to obtain bonus vouchers.

The following sync pairs earn +0.6 bonus Event Vouchers:

The following sync pairs earn +0.4 bonus items:

The following sync pairs earn +0.2 bonus items:

This event featured Battle Challenges, where players were challenged to defeat a team of strong opponents. Players could complete event missions by clearing these areas with teams using various theme skills, earning medals and other rewards.

Plot

Area info

Battles

Name Difficulty Trainer Pokémon Stamina First-Time Rewards Completion Rewards Battle Rewards
Left Middle Right
Training with Gordie: Part 1 Normal  
Beauty Johanna
 
Jynx
Weakness:  
 
Avalugg
Weakness:  
 
Froslass
Weakness:  
10  Gems ×30  200 coins
 Event Voucher C ×9
 Event Voucher C ×1-2
Training with Gordie: Part 2 Hard 15  Gems ×30  600 coins
 Event Voucher C ×18
 Event Voucher C ×1-4
Daily Training with Gordie!* Ultra Hard 30  Gems ×30  2000 coins
 Event Voucher C ×82
None
Training with Melony: Part 1* Normal  
Ace Trainer Terry
 
Pidgeot
Weakness:  
 
Braviary
Weakness:  
 
Staraptor
Weakness:  
10  Gems ×30  200 coins
 Event Voucher D ×9
 Event Voucher D ×1-2
Training with Melony: Part 2* Hard 15  Gems ×30  600 coins
 Event Voucher D ×18
 Event Voucher D ×1-4
Daily Training with Melony!* Ultra Hard 30  Gems ×30  2000 coins
 Event Voucher D ×82
None
Training with Victor: Part 1* Normal  
Swimmer Elsie
 
Seismitoad
Weakness:  
 
Gastrodon
West Sea
Weakness:  
 
Carracosta
Weakness:  
10  Gems ×30  200 coins
 Event Voucher E ×9
 Event Voucher E ×1-2
Training with Victor: Part 2* Hard 15  Gems ×30  600 coins
 Event Voucher E ×18
 Event Voucher E ×1-4
Daily Training with Victor!* Ultra Hard 30  Gems ×30  2000 coins
 Event Voucher E ×82
None
Melony's Battle Challenge! Round 1 Super Hard  
Melony
 
Glalie
Weakness:  
 
Lapras
Weakness:  
 
Abomasnow
Weakness:  
 Gems ×100
 3★ Strike Move Candy
None None
Melony's Battle Challenge! Round 2 Ultra Hard  Gems ×100
 4★ Support Move Candy
None None
Raihan's Battle Challenge! Round 1 Super Hard  
Raihan
 
Altaria
Weakness:  
 
Flygon
Weakness:  
 
Dragalge
Weakness:  
 Gems ×100
 3★ Strike Move Candy
None None
Raihan's Battle Challenge! Round 2 Ultra Hard  Gems ×100
 4★ Tech Move Candy
None None
Nessa's Battle Challenge! Round 1 Super Hard  
Nessa
 
Seaking
Weakness:  
 
Drednaw
Weakness:  
 
Carracosta
Weakness:  
 Gems ×100
 3★ Support Move Candy
None None
Nessa's Battle Challenge! Round 2 Ultra Hard  Gems ×100
 4★ Strike Move Candy
None None

Event missions

Shop

Item given Item received Max exchanges
 
Event Voucher C ×200
 
5★ Scout Ticket
2
 
Event Voucher C ×100
 
5★ Galar Scout Ticket
5
 
Event Voucher D ×100
 
5★ Galar Scout Ticket
 
Event Voucher E ×100
 
5★ Galar Scout Ticket
20
 
Event Voucher C ×200
 
Tech Move Candy Coin
1
 
Event Voucher D ×200
 
Support Move Candy Coin
 
Event Voucher E ×200
 
Strike Move Candy Coin
 
Event Voucher C ×400
 
5★ Power-Up
 
Event Voucher D ×250
 
4★ Power-Up
3
 
Event Voucher E ×150
 
3★ Power-Up
 
Event Voucher E ×100
 
Skill Sphere ×10
10
 
Event Voucher C ×50
 
Sync Orb ×50
(Gordie & Coalossal)
2
 
Event Voucher D ×50
 
Sync Orb ×50
((Melony & Lapras)
 
Event Voucher E ×50
 
Sync Orb ×50
((Victor & Rillaboom)
 
Event Voucher D ×30
 
Skip Ticket ×10
5
 
Event Voucher C ×100
 
Rock Codex, Vol. 1 ×10
 
Event Voucher C ×50
 
Rock Tome, Vol. 1 ×10
15
 
Event Voucher D ×100
 
Ice Codex, Vol. 1 ×10
5
 
Event Voucher D ×50
 
Ice Tome, Vol. 1 ×10
15
 
Event Voucher E ×100
 
Grass Codex, Vol. 1 ×10
5
 
Event Voucher E ×50
 
Grass Tome, Vol. 1 ×10
15
 
Event Voucher C ×750
 
3★ Power-Up
Unlimited
 
Event Voucher C ×40
 
3-Pack Ultra Drink + Set ×10
 
Event Voucher D ×40
 
3-Pack Ultra Drink + Set ×10
 
Event Voucher E ×40
 
3-Pack Ultra Drink + Set ×10
 
Event Voucher C ×35
 
3-Pack Great Drink + Set ×10
 
Event Voucher D ×35
 
3-Pack Great Drink + Set ×10
 
Event Voucher E ×35
 
3-Pack Great Drink + Set ×10
 
Event Voucher C ×20
 
3-Pack Drink + Set ×10
 
Event Voucher D ×20
 
3-Pack Ultra Drink Set ×20
 
Event Voucher E ×20
 
3-Pack Great Drink Set ×40

Gallery

 
Event banner

Script

Trivia

  • On October 2, 2022, the official Pokémon Masters EX channel posted a YouTube trailer announcing that Victor, Melony, and Gordie would arrive in this event. This was the only time they made a full trailer for a solo event that does not award any medals.
  • This was the only solo event to feature three Battle Challenges.

In other languages

Language Title
  Japanese シビアな親子に勝る特訓
Mandarin Chinese 戰勝冷冽不留情親子的特訓
  French Une relation en froid
  German Familienfehde
  Italian Dispute familiari
  Korean 최강 격투왕으로 향하는 길!
  Spanish Conflicto familiar

See also



2020 debut: Flying Types Incoming!Morty's Secret Ghost TrainingTraining with Legends
2021 debut: Team Hoenn Unite!Yell and DreamSplash and PunchTown Square Street FairLear Takes the LeadMushroom ManiaFor the Fans
2022 debut: A Pasio SpectacleA Sweet SecretPasio Gold RushSinnoh Elite Four AssembleIt's All GoodStrongest FightersSeverely Strained Relations
2023 debut: With Beauty and GraceSpecial Day with the GuysFashion Week!Kris's WorriesLet's Have a Fruitful Battle!


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