Volkner (Masters)

Volkner
デンジ Denzi
Spr Masters Volkner.png
Volkner's model
No. 105
English voice actor Chris Hackney[1]
Japanese voice actor Daisuke Namikawa[2]
Description Said to be the top Gym Leader in Sinnoh, Volkner is a passionate Trainer always looking for thrilling battles. He renovates his Gym while waiting for worthy challengers.

Volkner (Japanese: デンジ Denzi) 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 Luxray. He was first introduced in the story event The Eccentric Electrician. The sync pair can be obtained through the sync pair scout from September 30, 2020. The pair's potential can be upgraded to 6★ EX from the time the pair was first released, which unlocks Volkner's EX Style.

Volkner is also available in his New Year attire partnered alongside Electivire. The pair could be obtained through a limited-time seasonal sync pair scout and was first available on January 1, 2022. This pair is also capable of being upgraded to 6★ EX from when the pair was first released.

Luxray

  Type   Electric
Move type   Electric
Role Tech
Base Potential ★★★★★☆EX
Luxray Weakness   Ground
When its eyes gleam gold, it can spot hiding prey—even those taking shelter behind a wall.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 776 331 203 284 203 275
Lv. 140, Max Potential 876 371 243 324 243 315
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Thunder Fang Electric
 
Physical 2 47 56 95% An opponent Has a very small chance of making the target flinch or leaving the target paralyzed.
Electric Terrain Electric
 
Status 2
(2 uses)
Entire field Turns the field into Electric Terrain.
Make Some Sparks! None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Raises the user's Attack. Ensures that the user's next attack will be a critical hit. When the field is Electric Terrain, raises the accuracy of all allied sync pairs.
Wild Charge Electric
 
Physical 3 125 150 100% An opponent The user also takes 20% of the damage it dealt to the target.
Sync moves
Star Shock Thunder Fang Electric
 
Physical 200 240 An opponent Its power increased if the target is paralyzed.
(6★ EX) effect: Power of sync move increases by 50%.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Hostile Environment 4 Raises the chance of inflicting status conditions with the additional effects of moves.
Aggravation 4 Raises the chance of inflicting the flinching, confused, or trapped condition with the additional effects of moves.
Terrify 1 Lowers the Attack of all opposing sync pairs when the Pokémon enters the battle.
Theme Skills
Electric Tech Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 12 when using Electric-type attacks.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 12.
Sinnoh 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.
Sinnoh Bros 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.
Gadgeteer 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

Volkner and Luxray's sync grid is an expanded grid, made available since the 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 +30 HP +30 6 72 2
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 2 24 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 2 24 1
Attack +10 Attack +10 4 48 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Defense +10 Defense +10 4 48 2
Defense +10 Defense +10 4 48 2
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 0 5 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 2 24 1
Sp. Def +20 Sp. Def +20 6 72 3
Speed +5 Speed +5 0 5 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Speed +20 Speed +20 6 72 3
Speed +20 Speed +20 6 72 3
Thunder Fang: Power +4 Thunder Fang: Power ↑ +4 4 48 1
Thunder Fang: Power +4 Thunder Fang: Power ↑ +4 4 48 1
Thunder Fang: Power +4 Thunder Fang: Power ↑ +4 4 48 1
Thunder Fang: Power +4 Thunder Fang: Power ↑ +4 4 48 1
Thunder Fang: Power +4 Thunder Fang: Power ↑ +4 4 48 2
Thunder Fang: Power +4 Thunder Fang: Power ↑ +4 4 48 2
Thunder Fang: 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
Electric Terrain: MP Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 1
Make Some Sparks!: MP Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 1
Wild Charge: Power +3 Wild Charge: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
Wild Charge: Power +3 Wild Charge: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
Wild Charge: Power +3 Wild Charge: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
Wild Charge: Power +3 Wild Charge: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
Wild Charge: Power +3 Wild Charge: Power ↑ +3 4 48 2
Wild Charge: 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
Wild Charge: Catalytic Cure 1 Has a small chance of restoring the user's HP when a move is successful. 10 120 3
Lithe Prevents the Pokémon from getting paralyzed. 5 60 1
Standfast 5 Reduces recoil damage received from using moves that have recoil in the effect tag. 7 84 2
Shock Recovery 1 Restores the Pokémon's HP whenever it takes an action when the field is Electric Terrain. 8 96 2
Turbo Charge 2 Quickly charges the move gauge when the field is Electric Terrain. 8 96 2
Power Induction 3 Powers up moves when the field is Electric Terrain. 10 120 2
Critical Focus 1 Raises the Pokémon's critical-hit rate when it lands a critical hit. 10 120 2
Superduper Effective 1 Powers up moves that are super effective. 10 120 2
Paralysis Synergy 2 Powers up moves when the target is paralyzed. 10 120 3
Harry 3 Powers up moves when the target is flinching. 10 120 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
Electrorepulsion 3 Reduces damage when the Pokémon is hit by an attack move when the field is Electric Terrain. 10 120 3
Star Shock Thunder Fang: Power +25 Star Shock Thunder Fang: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Star Shock Thunder Fang: Power +25 Star Shock Thunder Fang: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Electivire

Volkner (New Year's 2022)
デンジ (22シーズン) Denzi (2022 Season)
 
Volkner's model (New Year's 2022)
No. 105
English voice actor Chris Hackney
Japanese voice actor Daisuke Namikawa
Description Volkner is wearing a special outfit to celebrate the new year. With his partner Electivire, he’s hoping to find strong opponents to have electrifying battles with.
  Type   Electric
Move type   Electric
Role Strike (Special)
Base Potential ★★★★★☆EX
Electivire Weakness   Ground
It grips its tail, which spews electricity, and then beats down opponents with the power of its electrified fist.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 573 356 137 468 144 354
Lv. 140, Max Potential 673 396 177 508 184 394
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential


Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Discharge Electric
 
Special 3 92 110 100% All opponents Has a chance (30%) of leaving the target paralyzed.
X Sp. Atk None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Raises the user's Sp. Atk by 2 stat ranks.
Thunder Electric
 
Special 3 124 148 70% An opponent Never misses when the weather is rainy. Has a chance (30%) of leaving the target paralyzed.
It's Electric! None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Raises the user's Speed by 2 stat ranks. Raises the user's accuracy and critical-hit rate by 1 stat rank.
Sync moves
Hope and Happiness Electric Beam Electric
 
Special 250 300 An opponent (6★ EX) effect: Sync move targets all opponents.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Superduper 9 Applies the Supereffective ↑ Next effect to the user when its move is super effective.
Super Freebie 2 Has a chance (30%) of applying the Free Move Next effect to the user when its move is super effective.
Conductive Sync Turns the terrain into Electric Terrain the first time the user's sync move is used each battle.
Theme Skills
Electric Strike Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 15 when using Electric-type attacks.
Sinnoh Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Seasonal Outfit Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 3.
Gadgeteer Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 3.
Passionate Spirit Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 3.

Sync Grid

Volkner and Electivire's sync grid is an expanded grid, made available since the 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 +10 HP +10 2 24 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 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 1
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 1
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 1
Discharge: Power +3 Discharge: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Discharge: Power +3 Discharge: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Discharge: Power +3 Discharge: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Discharge: Power +3 Discharge: Power ↑ +3 3 36 2
Discharge: Power +3 Discharge: Power ↑ +3 3 36 2
Discharge: Move Gauge Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 7 84 2
Thunder: Power +3 Thunder: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Thunder: Power +3 Thunder: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Thunder: Power +3 Thunder: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Thunder: Power +3 Thunder: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Thunder: Accuracy +10 Thunder: Accuracy ↑ +10 4 48 1
Thunder: Accuracy +10 Thunder: Accuracy ↑ +10 4 48 2
Thunder: Move Gauge Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 7 84 2
Thunder: Super Countdown 1 Has a chance (20%) of reducing the user's sync move countdown by one when its move is super effective. 9 108 3
Thunder: Paralysis Synergy 2 Powers up the user's moves when the target is paralyzed. 10 120 3
X Sp. Atk: MP Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of restoring one MP of the user's move when that move is successful. 7 84 2
It's Electric!: MP Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of restoring one MP of the user's move when that move is successful. 7 84 2
Lithe Prevents the user from getting paralyzed. 5 60 1
Pinpoint Entry 1 Raises the user's accuracy by 1 stat rank when it enters a battle. 7 84 2
Fast-Track 9 Raises the user's Speed by one stat rank after its Pokémon uses a move. 6 72 2
Shock Recovery 1 Restores the user's HP whenever its Pokémon take an action when the terrain is Electric Terrain. 8 96 2
Super Crit 9 Raises the user's critical-hit rate by one stat rank when its move is super effective. 8 96 2
Static Shock 3 Powers up the user's sync moves when the target is paralyzed. 8 96 2
Static Shock 5 Powers up the user's sync moves when the target is paralyzed. 8 96 3
Super Syncer Applies the Supereffective ↑ Next effect to the user the first time its sync move is used each battle. 8 96 3
Double Down 3 Powers up sync moves that are super effective. 8 96 3
Super Savvy 9 Raises the user's Sp. Atk by one stat rank when its move is super effective. 10 120 3
Soften Up 1 Critical hits land more easily when the user attacks with a sync move. 10 120 3
Ramming Speed The more the user's Speed is raised, the more it powers up the user's moves. 10 120 3
Hope and Happiness Electric Beam: Power +25 Hope and Happiness Electric Beam: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Hope and Happiness Electric Beam: Power +25 Hope and Happiness Electric Beam: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Availability

Sync Pair Stories

  • A Day with Volkner

Quotes

Main article: Volkner/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX

Gallery

Volkner

         
5★ model 5★ VS model 6★ EX model 6★ EX VS model Volkner's sync move mindscape
(Sunyshore Gym)
       
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Nice!
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Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
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Thanks!
       
Medal
1★ The Eccentric Electrician
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2★ The Eccentric Electrician
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3★ The Eccentric Electrician
Medal
Electric Enthusiast

Volkner (New Year's 2022)

         
5★ model 5★ VS model 6★ EX model 6★ EX VS model Volkner's sync move mindscape
(New Year's 2022)
         
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!
New Year and New Friends artwork
       
Medal
1★ New Year and New Friends
Medal
2★ New Year and New Friends
Medal
3★ New Year and New Friends
Medal
Electrifying Insight

Trivia

Origin

Volkner's design is based on his appearance in Pokémon Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum. Luxray is Volkner's signature Pokémon in Pokémon Diamond and Pearl. Luxray's Dex entry comes from Pokémon Pearl.

Electivire is Volkner's signature Pokémon in Pokémon Platinum. Electivire's Dex entry comes from Pokémon Ultra Sun.

In other languages

Make Some Sparks!

Language Title
  Japanese しびれようぜ! Shibireyō ze!
Mandarin Chinese 電得你渾身酥麻! Diàn dé Nǐ Húnshēn Sūmá!
  French Faisons des étincelles !
  German Setzen wir sie unter Strom!
  Italian Facciamo volare le scintille!
  Korean 전율을느껴보자! Jeonyureul Neukkyeoboja!
  Spanish ¡Que salten chispas!

Star Shock Thunder Fang

Language Title
  Japanese 輝き痺れさせる かみなりのキバ Kagayaki Shibiresaseru Kaminari no Kiba
Mandarin Chinese 閃得你酥麻之 雷電牙 Shǎn dé Nǐ Sūmá zhī Léidiàn Yá
  French Une étoile étincelante. Crocs Éclair !
  German Donnerzahn des Elektrisierens
  Italian Fulmindenti elettrizzante
  Korean 짜릿하게 빛나는 번개엄니 Jjarithage Binnaneun Beon-gae Eomni
  Spanish Colmillo Rayo Brillante e Impactante


It's Electric!

Language Title
  Japanese 心躍る勝負を! Kokoro Odoru Shōbu o!
Mandarin Chinese 來場興奮的對戰! Lái Chǎng Xīngfèn de Duìzhàn!
  French Un combat irrésistible !
  German Wir stehen unter Strom!
  Italian Che sfida elettrizzante!
  Korean 가슴뛰는승부를! Gaseum Ttwineun Seungbureul!
  Spanish ¡Un combate electrizante!

Hope and Happiness Electric Beam

Language Title
  Japanese 最高の一年を望む エレクトリックレイ Saikō no Ichinen o Nozomu Erekutorikku Rei
Mandarin Chinese 望來年精彩燦爛之 電之光線 Wàng Láinián Jīngcǎi Cànlàn zhī Diàn-zhī Guāngxiàn
  French Excellente année ! Laser Électrik
  German Elektrostrahl des besten Jahres
  Italian Raggio Elettro per un anno sfolgorante
  Korean 최고의 한 해를 바라는 일렉트릭레이 Choego-ui Han Haereul Baraneun Illekteurik Rei
  Spanish Rayo Eléctrico de Buenos Propósitos


References

  1. Chris Hackney on Twitter
  2. Nintendo DREAM (vol. 329)


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