Sawyer (Masters)

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ドリバル Drival
Spr Masters Sawyer.png
In-game render of Sawyer
Gender Male
Eye color Black
Hair color Gray
Hometown Unknown
Region Unknown
Generation VII
Games Masters
English voice actor Richard Epcar
Japanese voice actor Takaya Kuroda

Sawyer (Japanese: ドリバル Drival) is a character introduced in Pokémon Masters.

In the games

Sawyer, along with Rachel, is one of Lear's subordinates.




Menu interface (voice clips)
  • During conversation
"No sweat."
"All right."
"No way."
"Nice work."
Battle interface (voice clips)
  • Battle start
  • Using item
"Hasta la vista."
  • Defeat
"Hmph! Well, a loss is a loss."
Main Story Chapter 5 - The High-Flying Girl
  • Dead Set on Victory
"Well done as always, young master."
Main Story Chapter 19 - Rematch vs. Lear!
  • More Precious than Victory
"Young master... May I say something?"
"<Player> and his/her team may not be perfect, but they were strong enough to qualify for the finals, so be careful."
"Y-young master?"
  • Until Next We Battle
"Young master..."
"Exactly! The young master's worked harder than anyone else to get to where he is now and to become the ultimate victor."
"He can win without using sync moves--and without help from anyone else!"
Our next battle will be at the PML!: "<Player>..."
"Young master..."
"Your father, the king, made you a promise. If the PML is a success here on Pasio, he'll name you as the heir to his throne."
"His highness won't go back on his word just because you lost a Pokémon battle... That's not gonna happen."
"I think you'll be a great king someday--one who's worthy of succeeding your father on the throne."
"Have a little faith, young master..."
"Young master?"
"Huh? Why would the royal manor be calling at a time like this?"
"This is Sawyer speaking. Apologies, but now is not a good--"
"Wh-what?! Are you sure?! How could security let this happen?!"
"We've got an emergency, young master! I just got word that some thieves have entered the royal manor, and..."
"they've taken it, sir!"
Main Story Chapter 21 - Face the Fight!
  • Face the Fight: Part 1
"All right, listen up! We're starting the opening ceremony for the PML finals!"
"You and your Pokémon all pushed yourselves to the limit to make it this far in the competition."
"You all got guts--that's for sure! Pat yourselves on the back!"
"But that's not good enough, is it? I figure most of you came here to win..."
"so let's see it! Duke it out to your heart's content! You're here to prove that you're the best, aren't you? Well, here's your chance!"
"The PML finals is your stage! It's time to show off!"
Main Story Interlude 3 - The Truth about Pasio
  • King of Solitude
"Sorry I'm late, young master!"
"That's right. And we sent people back home if they didn't want to stay on Pasio, all right?"
"All we wanted to do was use Hoopa's powers to ramp up the excitement around here for the tournament!"
"Young master..."
"Y-yeah! Coming right now!"


VSSawyer Masters.png
VS model from

In the anime

In the Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer

Sawyer briefly appeared in the Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer in a montage.


Language Name Origin
Japanese ドリバル Drival From ドライバー driver, short for screwdriver
English Sawyer From saw
German Drival From his Japanese name
Spanish Néstor From destornillador (screwdriver)
French Elvis From tournevis (screwdriver)
Italian Ravi From giravite (screwdriver)
Korean 드리버 Driver From 드라이버 driver, short for screwdriver
Chinese (Mandarin) 螺伯 Luóbó From 螺絲刀 luósīdāo / lòhsīdōu (screwdriver) and 伯 bó / baak (respectful term for an older man)
Chinese (Cantonese) 螺伯 Lòhbaak

Characters appearing in Pokémon Masters
Pasio ScottieBettie
Kanto BrockMistyLt. SurgeErikaBlaineLoreleiBrunoAgathaJanineKogaBlueGiovanniLanceLeafProfessor OakRedSabrina
Johto KrisBugsyWhitneyPryceClairWillKarenLyraEthanSilverJasmine
Hoenn BrendanRoxanneBrawlyFlanneryNormanWinonaTateLizaPhoebeDrakeNolandGlaciaZinniaStevenWallaceWally
Sinnoh BarryRoarkGardeniaMayleneCrasher WakeCandiceFlintCherylMarleyThortonCynthiaFantinaDawn
Unova RosaClaySkylaBrycenIrisMarshalShauntalRoxieMarlonCherenHilbertHildaElesaCaitlinGrimsley
Kalos GrantKorrinaRamosWulfricSieboldWikstromViolaCalemValerie
Alola HauOliviaSophoclesMinaHapuKahiliNanuAcerolaKukuiGuzmaPlumeria
NPCs PauloProfessor BellisLearSawyerRachelTristaTriciaTrinnia
MallowDarachTeam Break

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