Clay (Masters)

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Clay
ヤーコン Yakon
Spr Masters Clay.png
Clay's model
No. 40
English voice actor Unknown
Japanese voice actor Naomi Kusumi[1]
Description This Ground-type Gym Leader runs a mining company in Unova. He is a bit pushy but is admired by his employers and the community for his strong sense of justice.

Clay (Japanese: ヤーコン Yakon) 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 Palpitoad and its evolved form, Seismitoad. The sync pair can be obtained through the sync pair scout.

Palpitoad → Seismitoad

Clay's Palpitoad and its evolved form Seismitoad appear alongside Clay as a sync pair. Palpitoad can evolve into Seismitoad once it has reached level 30 through its Sync Pair Story Palpitoad's Evolution.

Masters536.png Type GroundIC Masters.png Ground
Move type GroundIC Masters.png Ground
Role Tech
Base Potential ★★★
Palpitoad Weakness GrassIC Masters.png Grass
When they vibrate the bumps on their heads, they can make waves in water or earthquake-like vibrations on land.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 521 231 160 183 177 270
Lv. 140, Max Potential 641 291 220 243 237 330
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential


Masters537.png Type GroundIC Masters.png Ground
Move type GroundIC Masters.png Ground
Role Tech
Base Potential ★★★
Seismitoad Weakness GrassIC Masters.png Grass
It increases the power of its punches by vibrating the bumps on its fists. It can turn a boulder to rubble with one punch.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 533 250 164 186 181 290
Lv. 140, Max Potential 653 310 224 246 241 350
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

Moves

Clay's Palpitoad uses Ground Sync Impact as its sync move. Upon evolution, Seismitoad learns the upgraded Rock-Bottom Bulldoze.

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Mud Shot Ground
GroundIC Masters.png
Special 2 39 46 95% An opponent Lowers the target's Speed by 1 stat rank.
X Sp. Def None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Raises the user's Sp. Def by 2 stat ranks.
Bulldoze Ground
GroundIC Masters.png
Physical 3 80 96 100% All opponents Lowers the target's Speed by 1 stat rank.
It Ain't Over! None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Raises the user's Speed by 2 stat ranks. Applies the Enduring effect to the user.
Sync moves
Ground Sync Impact Ground
GroundIC Masters.png
Physical 200 240 An opponent No additional effect.
Rock-Bottom Bulldoze Ground
GroundIC Masters.png
Physical 200 240 An opponent The more the target's Speed has been lowered, the greater the power of this attack.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Antitoxin Prevents the user from getting poisoned or badly poisoned.
Theme Skills
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.
Unova 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.
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.
Rock Lover 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
Soothing ↑ 1 Wistful ↑ 1 Raises the following discovery levels by 1:
  • Soothing Crystal
  • Wistful Crystal

Sync Grid

The sync grid for Clay and Palpitoad/Seismitoad is a basic grid which has not yet been expanded.

Name Effect Energy required Sync orb required Move level required
HP +10 HP +10 0 5 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 1
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 0 5 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 0 5 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 0 5 1

Availability

Clay and Seismitoad can be battled against in:

  • Training event: Grass-type Training Event (September 17 to 30, 2019; October 24 to November 7, 2019; January 1 to 15, 2020; February 10 to 24, 2020)
  • Daily Type Rotation: Type Team-Up: Challenge the Ground Types (August 16 to 28, 2021)

Sync Pair Stories

  • A Day with Clay

Evolution

Name Trainer Pokémon Price First-Time Rewards
Palpitoad's Evolution VSHapu Masters.png
Hapu
Masters750.png
Mudsdale
Weakness: GrassIC Masters.png
5 Evolution Shards Palpitoad evolves into Seismitoad
Gems ×30

Quotes

Main article: Clay/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX

Gallery

VSClay Masters.png Masters Dream Team Maker Clay and Palpitoad.png Clay Mindscape.png
VS model from
Pokémon Masters EX
Clay and Palpitoad on
Pokémon Masters EX Dream Team Maker
Clay's sync move mindscape
(Twist Mountain)
Clay Emote 1 Masters.png Clay Emote 2 Masters.png Clay Emote 3 Masters.png Clay Emote 4 Masters.png
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!

Trivia

Origin

Clay's design is based on his appearance in Pokémon Black, White, Black 2, and White 2. Palpitoad is a Pokémon that Clay uses in his Gym battle with the player in Black and White. Both Palpitoad and Seismitoad are used by Clay in the Pokémon World Tournament in Black 2 and White 2. Palpitoad's Dex entry comes from Pokémon Black. Seismitoad's Dex entry comes from Pokémon White.

In other languages

It Ain't Over!

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese へこたれねえよ Hekotarenē yo
Mandarin Chinese 我才不會洩氣! Wǒ cái bùhuì Xièqì!
France Flag.png French On perdra pas pour si peu !
Germany Flag.png German Wirf die Flinte nicht ins Korn!
Italy Flag.png Italian Su col morale!
South Korea Flag.png Korean 주저앉지않아 Jujeo-anji-ana
Spain Flag.png Spanish ¡Derrumbarse, jamás!

Rock-Bottom Bulldoze

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese ちょっとクセのある じならし Chotto Kuse no Aru Jinarashi
Mandarin Chinese 自我風格略強之 重踏 Zìwǒ Fēnggé lüè Qiáng zhī Zhòngtà
France Flag.png French Vindiou, ça secoue ! Piétisol !
Germany Flag.png German Dampfwalze der Eigenwilligkeit
Italy Flag.png Italian Battiterra stravagante
South Korea Flag.png Korean 조금 별난 땅고르기 Jogeum Byeonnan Ttanggoreugi
Spain Flag.png Spanish Terratemblor del As Subterráneo


References

  1. Nintendo DREAM (vol. 329)


Characters appearing in Pokémon Masters EX
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Johto KrisBugsyWhitneyPryceClairWillKarenLyraEthanSilverJasmineMortyFalkner
Hoenn BrendanRoxanneBrawlyFlanneryNormanWinonaTateLizaPhoebeDrakeNolandGlaciaZinniaStevenWallaceWallyLucyLisiaMayMaxieArchieSidneyCourtney
Sinnoh BarryRoarkGardeniaMayleneCrasher WakeCandiceFlintThortonCherylMarleyCynthiaFantinaDawnCyrusVolknerDarachLucasAaronBerthaLucianLooker
Unova RosaClaySkylaBrycenIrisRoxieMarlonShauntalMarshalCherenHilbertHildaElesaCaitlinGrimsleyBurghAlderNateBiancaNGhetsisIngoEmmet
Kalos GrantKorrinaRamosWulfricSieboldWikstromViolaCalemValerieClemontSerenaLysandreProfessor SycamoreDianthaEvelynNita
Alola HauSophoclesMinaOliviaHapuKahiliNanuAcerolaKukuiPlumeriaGuzmaLusamineGladionLillieMolayneMallowSeleneElioLanaKiaweHalaThe Masked RoyalNaomi
Galar GloriaPiersLeonMarnieRaihanNessaBeaHopAllisterSoniaBede
NPCs PauloProfessor BellisTristaTriciaTrinniaTina
MeowthRyukiTabithaMattShellyMarsJupiterSaturnCilanChiliCressArcherArianaPetrelProtonHughChuckTeam Break


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