Viola (Masters)

Viola
ビオラ Viola
Spr Masters Viola.png
Viola's model
No. 60
English voice actor Brianna Knickerbocker[1]
Japanese voice actor Aya Endō[2]
Description A well-traveled camerawoman who is also a Bug-type Gym Leader, she often goes out with her older sister, Alexa.

Viola (Japanese: ビオラ Viola) 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 Surskit and its evolved form, Masquerain. The sync pair is obtained during the events of Chapter 14 of the Main Story.

Surskit → Masquerain

Surskit can evolve into Masquerain once it has reached level 30 through its Sync Pair Story Surskit's Evolution.

  Type   Bug
Move type   Bug
Role Tech
Base Potential ★★★★
Surskit Weakness   Rock
If it's in a pinch, it will secrete a sweet liquid from the tip of its head. Syrup made from gathering that liquid is tasty on bread.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 566 135 208 245 207 274
Lv. 140, Max Potential 646 175 248 285 247 314
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential


  Type   Bug
Move type   Bug
Role Tech
Base Potential ★★★★
Masquerain Weakness   Rock
Masquerain intimidates enemies with the eyelike patterns of its eyespots. If that doesn't work, it deftly makes its escape on its set of four wings.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 581 138 212 250 232 292
Lv. 140, Max Potential 661 178 252 290 272 332
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

Moves

Viola's Surskit uses Bug Sync Beam as its sync move. Upon evolution, Masquerain learns the upgraded Silver Wind Victory Shot.

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Infestation Bug
 
Special 2 20 24 100% An opponent Leaves the target trapped.
X Speed None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Sharply raises the user's Speed.
Struggle Bug Bug
 
Special 2 30 36 100% All opponents Lowers the target's Sp. Atk.
Just Fantastic! None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Sharply raises the user's Sp. Def. Makes the user gradually heal itself.
Sync moves
Bug Sync Beam Bug
 
Special 200 240 An opponent No additional effect.
Silver Wind Victory Shot Bug
 
Special 200 250 An opponent Its power increases if the target is trapped.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Terrify 1 Lowers the Attack of all opposing sync pairs when the Pokémon enters a battle.
Theme Skills
Bug Tech Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 12 when using Bug-type attacks.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 12.
Kalos Tech Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 1.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 1.
Gym Leader Tech Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 1.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 1.
Artistic Tech Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 2.

Sync Grid

Viola and Surskit's sync grid is an expanded grid, made available on April 6, 2020.

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 +20 HP +20 5 60 1
HP +20 HP +20 5 60 2
HP +20 HP +20 5 60 3
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Defense +10 Defense +10 4 48 1
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 0 5 1
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 0 5 1
Sp. Atk +10 Sp. Atk +10 4 48 2
Sp. Atk +10 Sp. Atk +10 4 48 2
Sp. Atk +10 Sp. Atk +10 4 48 3
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 0 5 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 2 24 1
Sp. Def +10 Sp. Def +10 4 48 3
Speed +5 Speed +5 0 5 1
Speed +10 Speed +10 3 36 2
Speed +10 Speed +10 3 36 3
Infestation: Power +6 Infestation: Power ↑ +6 2 24 1
Infestation: Power +6 Infestation: Power ↑ +6 2 24 1
Infestation: Power +6 Infestation: Power ↑ +6 2 24 1
Infestation: Power +6 Infestation: Power ↑ +6 3 36 1
Infestation: Power +6 Infestation: Power ↑ +6 3 36 2
Infestation: Power +6 Infestation: Power ↑ +6 3 36 2
Infestation: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 6 72 1
Struggle Bug: Power +5 Struggle Bug: Power ↑ +5 3 36 1
Struggle Bug: Power +5 Struggle Bug: Power ↑ +5 3 36 1
Struggle Bug: Power +5 Struggle Bug: Power ↑ +5 3 36 1
Struggle Bug: Power +5 Struggle Bug: Power ↑ +5 3 36 1
Struggle Bug: Power +5 Struggle Bug: Power ↑ +5 3 36 2
Struggle Bug: Power +5 Struggle Bug: Power ↑ +5 3 36 2
Struggle Bug: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a good chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 6 72 1
X Speed: MP Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 1
X Speed: Ramp Up 1 Raises the user's Sp. Atk when a move is successful. 10 120 3
Just Fantastic!: MP Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 6 72 1
Just Fantastic!: MP Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 6 72 1
Shower Power 5 Powers up sync moves when the weather is rainy. 7 84 1
Refreshing Rain 1 Restores the Pokémon's HP whenever it takes an action when the weather is rainy. 8 96 2
Stationary Target 5 Powers up moves when the target is trapped. 8 96 2
Stationary Target 5 Powers up moves when the target is trapped. 8 96 2
Pokey Trap 2 Increases the amount of damage the target takes from being trapped. 10 120 2
Raging Rain 5 Powers up moves when the weather is rainy. 7 84 3
Trip Wire 1 Lowers the Speed of all opposing sync pairs when the Pokémon enters a battle. 8 96 3
First Aid 4 Restores a bit of the Pokémon's HP once during battle when the Pokémon is in a pinch. 10 120 3
Silver Wind Victory Shot: Power +25 Silver Wind Victory Shot: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Silver Wind Victory Shot: Power +25 Silver Wind Victory Shot: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Availability

Viola and Surskit can be battled against in:

Viola and Masquerain can be battled against in:

Sync Pair Stories

  • A Day with Viola

Evolution

Name Trainer Pokémon Price First-Time Rewards
Surskit's Evolution  
Bugsy
 
Beedrill
Weakness:  
5 Evolution Shards Surskit evolves into Masquerain
Gems ×30

Quotes

Main article: Viola/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX

Gallery

       
VS model from
Pokémon Masters EX
Viola and Surskit on
Pokémon Masters EX Dream Team Maker
Viola's sync move mindscape
(Viola's cameras)
Artwork of Chapter 14: Bug Experts
       
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!

Trivia

Origin

Viola's design is based on her appearance in Pokémon X and Y. Surskit is one of the Pokémon Viola uses during the Gym battle against her in the core series games, while Masquerain is used during the rematches against her. Surskit and Masquerain's Dex entries come from Pokémon Ultra Sun.

In other languages

Just Fantastic!

Language Title
  Japanese いいんじゃない! Iinjanai!
Mandarin Chinese 很好呀! Hěn hǎo ya!
  French Super cool !
  German Wir haben den Sieg im Fokus!
  Italian Dite "cheese"!
  Korean 정말멋져! Jeongmal Meotjyeo!
  Spanish ¡Balance de daños!

Silver Wind Victory Shot

Language Title
  Japanese レンズ越しに狙う ぎんいろのかぜ Renzu-goshi ni Nerau Gin Iro no Kaze
Mandarin Chinese 用鏡頭捕捉之 銀色旋風 Yòng Jìngtóu Bǔzhuō zhī Yínsè Xuànfēng
  French Déclencheur en mode rafale ! Vent Argenté !
  German Silberhauch der Fotografin
  Italian Ventargenteo superzoom
  Korean 렌즈 너머로 노리는 은빛바람 Renjeu Neomeoro Norineun Eunbit Baram
  Spanish Ráfaga de Viento Plata


References

  1. Brianna Knickerbocker on Twitter
  2. Nintendo DREAM (vol. 329)


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Johto KrisBugsyWhitneyPryceClairWillKarenLyraEthanSilverJasmineMortyFalkner
Hoenn BrendanRoxanneBrawlyFlanneryNormanWinonaTateLizaPhoebeDrakeNolandGlaciaZinniaStevenWallaceWallyLucyLisiaMayMaxieArchieSidney
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Unova RosaClaySkylaBrycenIrisRoxieMarlonShauntalMarshalCherenHilbertHildaElesaCaitlinGrimsleyBurghAlderNateBiancaNGhetsisIngoEmmet
Kalos GrantKorrinaRamosWulfricSieboldWikstromViolaCalemValerieClemontSerenaLysandreProfessor SycamoreDianthaEvelyn
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Galar GloriaPiersLeonMarnieRaihanNessaBeaHopAllisterSonia
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