Blaine (Masters)

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Blaine
カツラ Katsura
Spr Masters Blaine.png
Blaine's model
No. 6
English voice actor Unknown
Japanese voice actor UoKen[1]
Description This old man with a passion for trivia is known as the hotheaded quiz master. He's a Fire-type Gym Leader with a veteran Trainer's skill and a researcher's knowledge.

Blaine (Japanese: カツラ Katsura) 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 Ponyta and its evolved form, Rapidash. This sync pair was first made available since the game release.

Ponyta → Rapidash

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

Masters077.png Type FireIC Masters.png Fire
Move type FireIC Masters.png Fire
Role Tech
Base Potential ★★★★
Ponyta Weakness RockIC Masters.png Rock
Ponyta is very weak at birth. It can barely stand up. This Pokémon becomes stronger by stumbling and falling to keep up with its parent.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 637 200 158 158 161 483
Lv. 140, Max Potential 717 240 198 198 201 523
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential


Masters078.png Type FireIC Masters.png Fire
Move type FireIC Masters.png Fire
Role Tech
Base Potential ★★★★
Rapidash Weakness RockIC Masters.png Rock
Rapidash usually can be seen casually cantering in the fields and plains. However, when this Pokémon turns serious, its fiery manes flare and blaze as it gallops its way up to 150 mph.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 703 203 160 161 164 503
Lv. 140, Max Potential 783 243 200 201 204 543
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

Moves

Blaine's Ponyta uses Fire Sync Impact as its sync move. Upon evolution, Rapidash learns the upgraded Quizmaster Flame Charge.

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Flame Wheel Fire
FireIC Masters.png
Physical 2 42 50 100% An opponent Removes the frozen condition from the user. Has a chance (10%) of leaving the target burned.
Fire Spin Fire
FireIC Masters.png
Special 2 38 45 85% An opponent Leaves the target trapped.
Raging Inferno! None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Raises the user's Attack by three stat ranks. Raises one of the user's following stats by two stat ranks at random: Defense, Sp. Atk, Sp. Def, or Speed.
Sunny Day Fire
FireIC Masters.png
Status 2
(2 uses)
Entire field Makes the weather sunny.
Sync moves
Fire Sync Impact Fire
FireIC Masters.png
Physical 200 240 An opponent No additional effect.
Quizmaster Flame Charge Fire
FireIC Masters.png
Physical 200 240 An opponent This move's power increases when the target is trapped.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Hostile Environment 1 Raises the chance of inflicting status conditions with the additional effects of moves.
Theme Skills
Fire Tech Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 12 when using Fire-type attacks.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 12.
Kanto 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.
Sunglasses 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.
Researcher 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
Fiery ↑ 1 Soothing ↑ 1 Raises the following discovery levels by 1:
  • Fiery Crystal
  • Soothing Crystal

Sync Grid

The sync grid for Blaine and Ponyta is an expanded grid, made available on January 25, 2023.

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
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 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
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 0 5 1
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 2 24 1
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
Speed +5 Speed +5 0 5 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Speed +20 Speed +20 7 84 3
Flame Wheel: Power +4 Flame Wheel: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Flame Wheel: Power +4 Flame Wheel: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Flame Wheel: Power +4 Flame Wheel: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Flame Wheel: Power +4 Flame Wheel: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Flame Wheel: Power +4 Flame Wheel: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Flame Wheel: 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
Flame Wheel: Hostile Environment 2 Raises the chance of inflicting status conditions with the additional effects of moves. 8 96 2
Fire Spin: Power +4 Fire Spin: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Fire Spin: Power +4 Fire Spin: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Fire Spin: Power +4 Fire Spin: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Fire Spin: Power +4 Fire Spin: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Fire Spin: Power +4 Fire Spin: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Fire Spin: Accuracy +5 Fire Spin: Accuracy ↑ +5 3 36 2
Fire Spin: Accuracy +10 Fire Spin: Accuracy ↑ +10 5 60 2
Fire Spin: 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
Fire Spin: Flabbergast 4 Has a chance (50%) of leaving the target confused when a move targeting that opponent is successful. 10 120 3
Raging Inferno! MP Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of restoring one MP of the user’s move when that move is successful. 7 84 2
Raging Inferno!: Follow-Through 9 Applies the Critical Hit Next effect to the user when its move is successful. 7 84 3
Haste Speed cannot be lowered. 5 60 1
Flameproof Prevents the user from getting burned. 5 60 1
Pinpoint Entry 1 Raises the user’s accuracy by 1 stat rank when it enters a battle. 7 84 2
Burn Synergy 3 Powers up the user’s moves when the target is burned. 8 96 2
Pokey Trap 2 Increases the amount of damage an opponent takes from being trapped. 8 96 2
Healing Sun 1 Restores the user’s HP whenever its Pokémon takes an action while the weather is sunny. 8 96 2
Speeding Sun 2 Quickly charges the move gauge when the weather is sunny. 9 108 2
Sunny Disposition The user’s stats cannot be lowered when the weather is sunny. 10 120 3
Solar Flare 5 Powers up the user’s sync move when the weather is sunny. 8 96 3
Quick Tempo Applies the Move Gauge Acceleration effect to the allied field of play the first time the user enters a battle each battle. 9 108 3
Interference Sync 5 Powers up the user’s sync move against targets that are flinching, confused, or trapped. 10 120 3
Solar Sync Makes the weather sunny the first time the user’s sync move is used each battle. 12 144 3
Quizmaster Flame Charge: Power +25 Quizmaster Flame Charge: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Quizmaster Flame Charge: Power +25 Quizmaster Flame Charge: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Availability

Blaine is available in the sync pair scout since the game release.

Blaine and Ponyta can be battled against in:

  • Sync Pair Story: Quilava's Evolution

Blaine and Rapidash can be battled against in:

Sync Pair Stories

  • A Day with Blaine

Evolution

Name Trainer Pokémon Price First-Time Rewards
Ponyta's Evolution VSMarley Masters.png
Marley
Masters059.png
Arcanine
Weakness: GroundIC Masters.png
5 Evolution Shards Ponyta evolves into Rapidash
Gems ×30

Quotes

Main article: Blaine/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX

Gallery

VSBlaine Masters.png Masters Dream Team Maker Blaine and Ponyta.png Blaine Mindscape.png
VS model from
Pokémon Masters EX
Blaine and Ponyta on
Pokémon Masters EX Dream Team Maker
Blaine's sync move mindscape
(Cinnabar Gym)
Blaine Emote 1 Masters.png Blaine Emote 2 Masters.png Blaine Emote 3 Masters.png Blaine Emote 4 Masters.png
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!

Trivia

Origin

Blaine's design is based on his appearance in Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen. Blaine uses Ponyta and/or Rapidash during his Gym battle with the player in the Kanto-based core series games. Ponyta and Rapidash's Dex entries come from Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire.

In other languages

Raging Inferno!

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese うおおーす! Uoōsu!
Mandarin Chinese 嘿〜〜! Hēi~~!
France Flag.png French Wohoho !
Germany Flag.png German Mwaaaarrr!
Italy Flag.png Italian Uoooooh!
South Korea Flag.png Korean 우오오-옷! Uoo-ot!
Spain Flag.png Spanish ¡Chúpate esa!

Quizmaster Flame Charge

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese 熱血の頭脳かがやく ニトロチャージ Nekketsu no Zunō Kagayaku Nitoro Chāji
Mandarin Chinese 熱血頭腦靈光閃之 蓄能焰襲 Rèxuè Tóunǎo Língguāngshǎn zhī Xùnéng Yànxí
France Flag.png French Tête brûlée à l'attaque ! Nitrocharge !
Germany Flag.png German Nitroladung des Quizmasters
Italy Flag.png Italian Nitrocarica a quiz
South Korea Flag.png Korean 반짝이는 열혈 두뇌의 니트로차지 Banjjagineun Yeolhyeol Dunoe-ui Niteuro Chaji
Spain Flag.png Spanish Nitrocarga Enigmática


References

  1. Nintendo DREAM (vol. 329)


Characters appearing in Pokémon Masters EX
Pasio ScottieBettieLearRachelSawyer
Kanto BrockMistyLt. SurgeErikaBlaineLoreleiBrunoAgathaJanineKogaBlueGiovanniLeafLanceProfessor OakRedSabrinaJessieJamesAsh
Johto KrisBugsyWhitneyPryceClairWillKarenLyraEthanSilverJasmineMortyFalkner
Hoenn BrendanRoxanneBrawlyFlanneryNormanWinonaTateLizaPhoebeDrakeNolandGlaciaZinniaStevenWallaceWallyLucyLisiaMayMaxieArchieSidneyCourtney
Sinnoh BarryRoarkGardeniaMayleneCrasher WakeCandiceFlintThortonCherylMarleyCynthiaFantinaDawnCyrusVolknerDarachLucasAaronBerthaLucianLooker
Unova RosaClaySkylaBrycenIrisRoxieMarlonShauntalMarshalCherenHilbertHildaElesaCaitlinGrimsleyBurghAlderNateBiancaNGhetsisIngoEmmetHughColress
Kalos GrantKorrinaRamosWulfricSieboldWikstromViolaCalemValerieClemontSerenaLysandreProfessor SycamoreDianthaEvelynNitaHelenaKaliShaunaEmma
Alola HauSophoclesMinaOliviaHapuKahiliNanuAcerolaKukuiPlumeriaGuzmaLusamineGladionLillieMolayneMallowSeleneElioLanaKiaweHalaThe Masked RoyalNaomiAnabel
Galar GloriaPiersLeonMarnieRaihanNessaBeaHopAllisterSoniaBedeGordieMelonyVictorBall Guy
NPCs PauloProfessor BellisTristaTriciaTrinniaTina
MeowthRyukiTabithaMattShellyMarsJupiterSaturnCilanChiliCressArcherArianaPetrelProtonChuckTiernoTrevorMalvaDrasnaTeam Break


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