Bertha (Masters)

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Bertha
キクノ Kikuno
Spr Masters Bertha.png
Bertha's model
No. 147
English voice actor Dorah Fine[1]
Japanese voice actor Yorie Terauchi
Description Bertha is a mild-mannered Ground-type user and a member of the Sinnoh Elite Four. She aims for victory with her specialty—a steady, unyielding battle style.

Bertha (Japanese: キクノ Kikuno) 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 Hippowdon. This sync pair was first made available on May 11, 2022. This pair can be raised to Masters EX star.png 6★ EX from the day it was released.

Hippowdon

Masters450 f.png Masters025W.png Type GroundIC Masters.png Ground
Move type GroundIC Masters.png Ground
Role Masters Tech.png Tech
Base Potential ★★★★★☆EX
Hippowdon Weakness GrassIC Masters.png Grass
It brandishes its gaping mouth in a display of fearsome strength. It raises vast quantities of sand while attacking.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 681 351 202 240 202 241
Lv. 140, Max Potential 781 391 242 280 242 281
Mega Hippowdon
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

Availability

Bertha is available in the general sync pair scout. Her offering rate was increased in the following sync pair scout banners:

  • (Debut) Bertha Spotlight Scout (May 11 to 27, 2022)

Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Sand Tomb Ground
GroundIC Masters.png
Physical 2 38 45 85% An opponent Leaves the target trapped.
Stealth Rock Rock
RockIC Masters.png
Status 2
(2 uses)
Opponents’ side Applies the Rock Damage Field effect to the opponents’ field of play. (Rock Damage Field: The sync pairs will take Rock-type damage whenever they take an action.)
Sandstorm Rock
RockIC Masters.png
Status 2
(2 uses)
Entire field Causes a sandstorm.
Quite Something! None Status 0
(2 uses)
All allies Raises the user's Defense and Sp. Def by 1 stat rank. Raises the critical-hit rate of all allied sync pairs by 1 stat rank. In addition, raises the Defense and Sp. Def of all allied sync pairs by 1 stat rank during a sandstorm.
Sync moves
Team Effort Earthquake Ground
GroundIC Masters.png
Physical 200 240 An opponent This attack's power increases during a sandstorm.
(6★ EX) effect: Power of sync move increases by 50%.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Sand Summoner Causes a sandstorm the first time the user enters a battle each battle. Protects the user from damage from a sandstorm.
Sand Slinger 9 Lowers the target's Attack by one stat rank when the user's attack move against it is successful during a sandstorm.
Pokey Trap 5 Increases the amount of damage an opponent takes from being trapped.
Theme Skills
Theme skill icon type.png Ground Tech Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 12 when using Ground-type attacks.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 12.
Theme skill icon region.png 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.
Theme skill icon Trainer group.png Elite Four 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.
Theme skill icon fashion.png Scarf 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.
Theme skill icon other.png Veteran Trainer 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.
Expedition Skills
Masters Soothing Crystal icon.pngSoothing ↑ 3 Masters Wistful Crystal icon.pngWistful ↓ 1 Raises the following discovery level by 3:
Masters Soothing Crystal icon.pngSoothing Crystal
Lowers the following discovery level by 1:
Masters Wistful Crystal icon.pngWistful Crystal

Sync grid

Bertha and Hippowdon's sync grid is an expanded grid, made available when the sync pair 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 +5 Attack +5 2 24 1
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
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
Speed +5 Speed +5 0 5 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Sand Tomb: Power +4 Sand Tomb: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Sand Tomb: Power +4 Sand Tomb: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Sand Tomb: Power +4 Sand Tomb: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Sand Tomb: Power +4 Sand Tomb: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Sand Tomb: Power +4 Sand Tomb: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Sand Tomb: Accuracy +5 Sand Tomb: Accuracy ↑ +5 3 36 1
Sand Tomb: Accuracy +10 Sand Tomb: Accuracy ↑ +10 5 60 2
Sand Tomb: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a chance (40%) of charging the user’s move gauge by one when a move is successful. 7 84 2
Sand Tomb: Sand Slinger 9 Lowers the target’s Attack by one stat rank when the user’s attack move against it is successful during a sandstorm. 8 96 3
Stealth Rock: MP Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of restoring one MP of the user’s move when that move is successful. 7 84 2
Sandstorm: MP Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of restoring one MP of the user’s move when that move is successful. 7 84 3
Quite Something!: MP Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of restoring one MP of the user’s move when that move is successful. 7 84 2
Quite Something!: Hit and Heal 9 Applies the Gradual Healing effect to the user when its move is successful. 8 96 2
Escape Artist Prevents the user from becoming trapped. 5 60 1
Wide Awake Prevents the user from falling asleep. 5 60 1
Shifting Sand Raises the user’s evasiveness by 1 stat rank during a sandstorm. 7 84 2
Sands of Time 2 Quickly charges the move gauge during a sandstorm. 8 96 2
Soothing Sand 1 Restores the user’s HP whenever its Pokémon takes an action during a sandstorm. 8 96 2
Sand Castle 2 Reduces damage when the user is hit by an attack move during a sandstorm. 10 120 3
Gritty Guardian 3 Has a chance (40%) of raising the user’s Defense and Sp. Def by one stat rank when its Pokémon uses a move during a sandstorm. 10 120 3
Endurance When the user enters battle with full HP, applies the Enduring effect to it. 10 120 3
Team Sharp Entry 1 Raises the critical-hit rate of all allied sync pairs by 1 stat rank when the user enters a battle. 10 120 3
Trap and Sync 5 Powers up the user’s sync move against targets that are trapped. 8 96 3
Sand Blaster 9 Powers up sync moves during a sandstorm. 10 120 3
Team Effort Earthquake: Power +25 Team Effort Earthquake: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Team Effort Earthquake: Power +25 Team Effort Earthquake: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Appearances

Battle appearances

Bertha and Hippowdon can be battled against in:

Bertha has also been shown to pair alongside the following Pokémon and can be battled against in:

Story appearances

Bertha appears in her normal outfit in the following story areas:

Sync pair stories

  • A Day with Bertha

Quotes

Main article: Bertha/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX

Gallery

VSBertha Masters.png Spr Masters Bertha 2.png Spr Masters Bertha EX.png VSBertha EX Masters.png Bertha Mindscape.png
VS model
(Normal colors)
6★ model
(Normal colors)
6★ model
(EX colors)
VS model
(EX colors)
Bertha Emote 1 Masters.png Bertha Emote 2 Masters.png Bertha Emote 3 Masters.png Bertha Emote 4 Masters.png
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!
Bertha's sync move mindscape
(Pokémon League, Bertha's room)

Trivia

  • Bertha and Hippowdon were the first Ground-type sync pair to be added to the general sync pair scout pool since the game's launch, being the second one after Clay.
    • The Ground type went longer than any other type without a new sync pair in the general pool, at 987 days.

Origin

Bertha's design is based on her appearance in Pokémon Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum and Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. Hippowdon is Bertha's signature Pokémon in Pokémon Diamond and Pearl. Hippowdon's Dex entry comes from Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver.

In other languages

Quite Something!

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese たいしたものね Taishita Monone
Mandarin Chinese 真是優秀呢 Zhēnshì Yōuxiù ne
France Flag.png French Je suis impressionnée !
Germany Flag.png German Ganz schön beeindruckend!
Italy Flag.png Italian Sono colpita!
South Korea Flag.png Korean 대단하구나 Daedanhaguna
Spain Flag.png Spanish ¡Impresionante, joven!

Team Effort Earthquake

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese 力をあわせて勝ち取るじしん Chikara o Awasete Kachitoru Jishin
Mandarin Chinese 同心協力贏得勝利之 地震 Tóngxīn Xiélì Yíngdé Shènglì zhī Dìzhèn
France Flag.png French Notre lien fait notre force ! Séisme !
Germany Flag.png German Erdbeben der vereinten Kräfte
Italy Flag.png Italian Terremoto collaborativo
South Korea Flag.png Korean 힘을 합쳐 쟁취한 승리의 지진 Himeul Hapchyeo Jaengchwihan Seungni-ui Jijin
Spain Flag.png Spanish Terremoto del Trabajo en Equipo


References



Characters appearing in Pokémon Masters EX
Pasio ScottieBettieLearRachelSawyerPauloTina
Kanto BrockMistyLt. SurgeErikaBlaineLoreleiBrunoAgathaJanineKogaBlueGiovanniLeafLanceProfessor OakRedSabrinaJessieJamesAshElaineChase
Johto KrisBugsyWhitneyPryceClairWillKarenLyraEthanSilverJasmineMortyFalknerEusineArcherArianaPetrelProton
Hoenn BrendanRoxanneBrawlyFlanneryNormanWinonaTateLizaPhoebeDrakeNolandGlaciaZinniaStevenWallaceWallyLucyLisiaMayMaxieArchieSidneyCourtney
Sinnoh BarryRoarkGardeniaMayleneCrasher WakeCandiceFlintThortonCherylMarleyCynthiaFantinaDawnCyrusVolknerDarachLucasAaronBerthaLucianLookerAdamanIridaPalmerArgentaAkariReiRileyDahliaVolo
Unova RosaClaySkylaBrycenIrisRoxieMarlonShauntalMarshalCherenHilbertHildaElesaCaitlinGrimsleyBurghAlderNateBiancaNGhetsisIngoEmmetHughColressLenora
Kalos GrantKorrinaRamosWulfricSieboldWikstromViolaCalemValerieClemontSerenaLysandreProfessor SycamoreDianthaEvelynNitaHelenaKaliShaunaEmmaOlympiaDrasnaDanaKatherineTierno
Alola HauSophoclesMinaOliviaHapuKahiliNanuAcerolaKukuiPlumeriaGuzmaLusamineGladionLillieMolayneMallowSeleneElioLanaKiaweHalaThe Masked RoyalNaomiAnabelRyuki
Galar GloriaPiersLeonMarnieRaihanNessaBeaHopAllisterSoniaBedeGordieMelonyVictorBall GuyRoseOleanaEvePetey
Paldea NemonaPennyIonoGrushaGeetaJacq
NPCs Professor BellisTristaTriciaTrinniaMeowthTabithaMattShellyMarsJupiterSaturnCilanChiliCressChuckKiyoShadow TriadTrevorMalvaFabaTeam Break