Falkner (Masters)

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Falkner
ハヤト Hayato
Spr Masters Falkner.png
Falkner's model
No. 139
English voice actor Howard Wang[1]
Japanese voice actor Kōsuke Tanabe[2]
Description This Flying-type Pokémon user and Johto Gym Leader has a serious demeanor and can be a bit hardheaded. He aims to become a great Trainer like his father.

Falkner (Japanese: ハヤト Hayato) 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 Swellow. This sync pair was first made available on August 5, 2021. This pair can be raised to 6★ EX from the day it was released.

Swellow

Masters277.png Type FlyingIC Masters.png Flying
Move type FlyingIC Masters.png Flying
Role Support
Base Potential ★★★★★☆EX
Swellow Weakness IceIC Masters.png Ice
Swellow flies high above our heads, making graceful arcs in the sky. This Pokémon dives at a steep angle as soon as it spots its prey. The hapless prey is tightly grasped by Swellow's clawed feet, preventing escape.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 638 117 232 93 231 320
Lv. 140, Max Potential 738 157 272 133 271 360
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Air Slash Flying
FlyingIC Masters.png
Special 2 45 54 95% An opponent Has a chance (30%) of making the target flinch.
Dire Hit All + None Status 0
(2 uses)
All allies Raises the critical-hit rate of all allied sync pairs by two stat ranks.
Fly Flying
FlyingIC Masters.png
Physical 0
(3 uses)
169 202 95% An opponent The user begins flying. After a set time, the user stops flying and attacks. No other actions can be taken while flying. Most moves used by opponents will not hit the user while it is flying. If the user is hit by a sync move or max move while flying, it will stop flying.
Soar! None Status 0
(2 uses)
All allies Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by two stat ranks. Raises the user's Speed by one stat rank.
Sync moves
Magnificent Winds Aerial Ace Flying
FlyingIC Masters.png
Physical 250 300 An opponent (6★ EX) effect: The stat increase after a sync move is doubled once per battle.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Ridicure 4 Has a chance (50%) of restoring the HP by approximately 20% of its maximum HP when an opponent's attack move targeting the user misses.
Fail Forward 1 Charges the user's move gauge by 1 when an opponent's attack move targeting the user misses.
Group Slapdash 9 Raises the Speed of all allied sync pairs by one stat rank when an opponent's attack move targeting the user misses.
Theme Skills
Flying Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 30.
Johto Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 4.
Gym Leader Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 4.
Pokéathlete Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 6.

Sync Grid

Falkner and Swellow's sync grid is an expanded grid, made available since the sync 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 2
HP +20 HP +20 4 48 2
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 +10 Defense +10 4 48 2
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
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 2 24 2
Speed +5 Speed +5 0 5 1
Speed +20 Speed +20 7 84 2
Air Slash: Power +3 Air Slash: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
Air Slash: Power +3 Air Slash: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
Air Slash: Power +3 Air Slash: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
Air Slash: Power +3 Air Slash: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
Air Slash: Accuracy +5 Air Slash: Accuracy ↑ +5 5 60 2
Air Slash: Move Gauge Refresh 4 Has a chance (50%) of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 5 60 1
Air Slash: Foul Fighting 5 Powers up the user's moves when the move's target or targets are flinching, confused, or trapped. 7 84 2
Air Slash: Aggravation 1 Raises the chance of inflicting the flinching, confused, or trapped condition with the additional effects of moves. 10 120 3
Fly: Power +2 Fly: Power ↑ +2 3 36 1
Fly: Power +2 Fly: Power ↑ +2 3 36 1
Fly: Power +2 Fly: Power ↑ +2 3 36 1
Fly: Power +2 Fly: Power ↑ +2 3 36 1
Fly: Power +2 Fly: Power ↑ +2 3 36 1
Fly: Power +2 Fly: Power ↑ +2 3 36 1
Fly: MP Refresh 1 Has a chance (20%) of restoring one MP of the user's move when that move is successful. 5 60 2
Fly: MP Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of restoring one MP of the user's move when that move is successful. 7 84 3
Dire Hit All +: MP Refresh 3 Has a chance (40%) of restoring one MP of the user's move when that move is successful. 7 84 1
Soar!: Move Gauge Refresh 4 Has a chance (50%) of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 7 84 1
Soar!: MP Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of restoring one MP of the user's move when that move is successful. 7 84 2
Inertia The more the user's Speed is raised, the more it powers up the user's sync moves. 8 96 2
Quick Cure Removes the confused, flinching, and trapped conditions from the user the first time they are inflicted each battle. 8 96 2
Group Spectacle 9 Raises the accuracy of all allied sync pairs by one stat rank when an opponent's move targeting the user misses. 8 96 2
Group Gloat 9 Raises the Attack, Sp. Atk—or both—of all allied sync pairs by one stat rank when an opponent's attack move targeting the user misses. 10 120 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
Haste Speed cannot be lowered. 10 120 3
Sync Cure Removes all status conditions from the user after using a sync move. 8 96 3
Sync Quickening 1 Restores 1 MP of the user's moves with a quick move effect tag after using its sync move. 7 84 3
Synchro Healing 1 Restores the HP of all allied sync pairs by approximately 20% of their maximum HP after using the user's sync move. 10 120 3
Magnificent Winds Aerial Ace: Power +25 Magnificent Winds Aerial Ace: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Magnificent Winds Aerial Ace: Power +25 Magnificent Winds Aerial Ace: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Availability

Falkner's offering rate was increased in the following sync pair scout banners:

  • (Debut) Falkner Spotlight Scout (August 5 to 28, 2021)

Falkner and Swellow can be battled against in:

Sync Pair Stories

  • A Day with Falkner

Quotes

Main article: Falkner/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX

Gallery

VSFalkner Masters.png Spr Masters Falkner 2.png Spr Masters Falkner EX.png VSFalkner EX Masters.png Falkner Mindscape.png
VS model
(Normal colors)
6★ model
(Normal colors)
6★ model
(EX colors)
VS model
(EX colors)
Falkner's sync move mindscape
(Violet Gym)
Falkner Emote 1 Masters.png Falkner Emote 2 Masters.png Falkner Emote 3 Masters.png Falkner Emote 4 Masters.png
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!

Trivia

Origin

Falkner's design is based on his appearance in Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver. Falkner uses Swellow during his rematch with the player in the Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver as well as Pokémon World Tournament battle in Pokémon Black 2 and White 2. Swellow's Dex entry comes from Pokémon Ruby and Omega Ruby.

In other languages

Soar!

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese もっと高くだ! Motto Takaku da!
Mandarin Chinese 飛得更高! Fēi dé Gèng Gāo!
France Flag.png French Plus haut !
Germany Flag.png German Auf zum Höhenflug!
Italy Flag.png Italian Puntiamo al cielo!
South Korea Flag.png Korean 더높이! Deonopi!
Spain Flag.png Spanish ¡Volemos más alto!

Magnificent Winds Aerial Ace

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese 大空を舞う華麗なる つばめがえし Ōzora o Mau Kareinaru Tsubamegaeshi
Mandarin Chinese 空中飛舞華麗燦爛之 燕返 Kōngzhōng Fēiwǔ Huálì Cànlàn zhī Yànfǎn
France Flag.png French Sur les ailes du vent ! Aéropique !
Germany Flag.png German Aero-Ass des Auftriebs
Italy Flag.png Italian Aeroassalto dai volteggi eleganti
South Korea Flag.png Korean 파란 하늘을 화려하게 나는 제비반환 Paran Haneureul Hwaryeohage Naneun Jebibanhwan
Spain Flag.png Spanish Golpe Aéreo de Gracilidad Sublime


References



Characters appearing in Pokémon Masters EX
Pasio ScottieBettieLearRachelSawyer
Kanto BrockMistyLt. SurgeErikaBlaineLoreleiBrunoAgathaJanineKogaBlueGiovanniLeafLanceProfessor OakRedSabrinaJessieJames
Johto KrisBugsyWhitneyPryceClairWillKarenLyraEthanSilverJasmineMortyFalkner
Hoenn BrendanRoxanneBrawlyFlanneryNormanWinonaTateLizaPhoebeDrakeNolandGlaciaZinniaStevenWallaceWallyLucyLisiaMayMaxieArchieSidney
Sinnoh BarryRoarkGardeniaMayleneCrasher WakeCandiceFlintThortonCherylMarleyCynthiaFantinaDawnCyrusVolknerDarachLucasAaronBerthaLucian
Unova RosaClaySkylaBrycenIrisRoxieMarlonShauntalMarshalCherenHilbertHildaElesaCaitlinGrimsleyBurghAlderNateBiancaNGhetsisIngoEmmet
Kalos GrantKorrinaRamosWulfricSieboldWikstromViolaCalemValerieClemontSerenaLysandreProfessor SycamoreDianthaEvelyn
Alola HauSophoclesMinaOliviaHapuKahiliNanuAcerolaKukuiPlumeriaGuzmaLusamineGladionLillieMolayneMallowSeleneElioLanaKiaweHalaThe Masked Royal
Galar GloriaPiersLeonMarnieRaihanNessaBeaHopAllisterSonia
NPCs PauloProfessor BellisTristaTriciaTrinniaTina
MeowthRyukiCourtneyTabithaMattShellyMarsJupiterSaturnLookerCilanChiliCressArcherArianaPetrelProtonTeam Break


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