Maxie (Masters)

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Maxie
マツブサ Matsubusa
Spr Masters Maxie.png
Maxie's model
No. 127
English voice actor Jarred Kjack[1]
Japanese voice actor Jōji Nakata[2]
Description As the leader of Team Magma, Maxie dreams of creating an ideal world for humans. He's a logical thinker and willing to make sacrifices to accomplish his objectives.

Maxie (Japanese: マツブサ Matsubusa) 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 Groudon. The sync pair can be obtained through a limited sync pair scout, and was first available on May 31, 2021. The pair's potential can be upgraded to Masters EX star.png 6★ EX, which unlocks Maxie's EX Style.

In the games

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Groudon

Raising this sync pair to 6★ EX will unlock Song Key 03009, which allows "Battle! (Maxie) (Pokémon Masters EX Version)" to be played in the Jukebox.

Masters0383.png Masters025W.png Type GroundIC Masters.png Ground
Move types GroundIC Masters.png Ground / GrassIC Masters.png Grass
Role Masters Physical Strike.png Strike (Physical)
EX Role Masters Tech.png Tech
Base Potential ★★★★★☆EX
Groudon Weakness IceIC Masters.png Ice
Groudon is said to be the personification of the land itself. Legends tell of its many clashes against Kyogre, as each sought to gain the power of nature.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 689 414 124 336 115 297
Lv. 140, Max Potential 849 474 184 396 175 337
Mega Groudon
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

Availability

Maxie is exclusive to Master Fair scouts. He was available in the following sync pair scouts:

Banner Dates Notes
Maxie Master Fair Scout May 31 to June 30, 2021 Debut
Maxie Master Fair Scout August 15 to October 2, 2022
Maxie Master Fair Scout July 25 to August 25, 2023
Maxie Master Fair Scout May 25 to June 25, 2024
All banners lasted from 06:00 UTC on the start date to 05:59 UTC on the end date unless noted otherwise.

Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Precipice Blades Ground
GroundIC Masters.png
Physical 4 189 226 85% All opponents No additional effect.
Dire Hit + None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Raises the user's critical-hit rate by 2 stat ranks.
Solar Beam Grass
GrassIC Masters.png
Special 2 125 150 100% An opponent The user gets ready to attack. Using this move again will cause the user to leave this posture, then attack. No other actions can be taken while ready to attack. The preparation period is skipped when the weather is sunny, and the user will attack right away.
Expand the Land! None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Raises the user's Attack and Sp. Atk by 2 stat ranks. Lowers the user's Defense and Sp. Def by 1 stat rank. In addition, raises the user's Attack and accuracy by 1 stat rank when the weather is sunny. Applies the Supereffective ↑ Next effect to the user when the weather is sunny.
Sync moves
Groundbreaking Precipice Blades Ground
GroundIC Masters.png
Physical 250 300 An opponent (6★ EX effect: Sync moves will target all opposing sync pairs.)
(EX role effect: Sync move power will be multiplied by 1.5.)

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Master Sync Pair Mark Masters.png Hoenn Pride Powers up the physical attack moves of all allied sync pairs by 20%. Reduces physical attack move damage taken by all allied sync pairs by 25%. The more allied sync pairs with the Hoenn theme you have on your team, the higher these percentages are.
(Each additional sync pair powers up moves by 15% and reduces damage by 3%. The maximum power-up is 50%, and the maximum damage reduction is 31%.)
Sunburst Makes the weather sunny the first time the user enters a battle each battle.
Solar Surge 3 Quickly charges the move gauge when the weather is sunny. Powers up the user's moves when the weather is sunny.
Drought Alert 5 Extends the duration of sunny weather when the weather turns sunny while the user is on the field.
Theme Skills
Theme skill icon type.png Ground Strike Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 15 when using Ground-type attacks.
Theme skill icon region.png Hoenn Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Theme skill icon Trainer group.png Villain Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Theme skill icon fashion.png Glasses Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 3.
Theme skill icon other.png Researcher Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 3.
Expedition Skills
Masters Rare Cache icon.pngRare ↑ 2 Masters Wistful Crystal icon.pngWistful ↓ 2 Raises the following discovery level by 2:
Masters Rare Cache icon.pngRare Cache
Lowers the following discovery level by 2:
Masters Wistful Crystal icon.pngWistful Crystal

Sync grid

Maxie and Groudon'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 1
HP +10 HP +10 2 24 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 1
Attack +10 Attack +10 2 24 2
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. 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 +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Precipice Blades: Power +2 Precipice Blades: Power ↑ +2 4 48 1
Precipice Blades: Power +2 Precipice Blades: Power ↑ +2 4 48 1
Precipice Blades: Power +2 Precipice Blades: Power ↑ +2 4 48 2
Precipice Blades: Power +2 Precipice Blades: Power ↑ +2 4 48 2
Precipice Blades: Power +2 Precipice Blades: Power ↑ +2 4 48 2
Precipice Blades: Accuracy +10 Precipice Blades: Accuracy ↑ +10 5 60 1
Precipice Blades: 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
Solar Beam: Power +3 Solar Beam: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
Solar Beam: Power +3 Solar Beam: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
Solar Beam: Power +3 Solar Beam: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
Solar Beam: Power +3 Solar Beam: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
Solar Beam: Power +3 Solar Beam: Power ↑ +3 4 48 2
Solar Beam: 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
Solar Beam: Critical Strike 1 Powers up attacks if they become critical hits. 7 84 2
Solar Beam: Charging Sun 5 Powers up moves when the weather is sunny. 9 108 3
Solar Beam: Mind Games 9 Lowers the target's Sp. Def by 1 stat rank when an attack move is successful. 9 108 3
Dire Hit +: MP Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 1
Dire Hit +: Critical Eye 1 Raises the user's critical-hit rate by 1 stat rank when its move is successful. 8 96 2
Expand the Land!: MP Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 2
One with the Sun Prevents the user from flinching, becoming confused, or becoming trapped when the weather is sunny. 8 96 2
Healing Sun 1 Restores the Pokémon's HP whenever it takes an action while the weather is sunny. 8 96 2
Solar Flare 5 Powers up sync moves when the weather is sunny. 10 120 3
Solar Propulsion 1 Has a chance (20%) of reducing the user's sync move countdown by one when its move is successful while the weather is sunny. 10 120 3
Super Sun 4 Has a chance (50%) of applying the Supereffective ↑ Next effect when its Pokémon uses a move when the weather is sunny. 10 120 3
Solar Sync Makes the weather sunny the first time the user's sync move is used each battle. 15 180 3
Endurance When the user enters battle with full HP, applies the Enduring effect to it. 10 120 3
Superduper Effective 1 Powers up moves that are super effective. 10 120 3
Groundbreaking Precipice Blades: Power +25 Groundbreaking Precipice Blades: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Groundbreaking Precipice Blades: Power +25 Groundbreaking Precipice Blades: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Other Pokémon

On hand

Before forming a sync pair with Groudon, Maxie's sync partner was his Mightyena. In the Villain Arc, Maxie uses his Camerupt to battle Courtney, who was under mind control.

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Mightyena
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Camerupt


Appearances

Battle appearances

Maxie and Groudon can be battled against in:

Story appearances

Maxie appears in the following story areas:

Sync pair stories

  • A Day with Maxie

Quotes

Main article: Maxie/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX

Gallery

Spr Masters Maxie 2.png VSMaxie Masters.png Spr Masters Maxie EX.png VSMaxie EX Masters.png Maxie Mindscape.png Masters Villain Arc Final Chapter artwork.png
6★ model
(Normal colors)
VS model
(Normal colors)
6★ model
(EX colors)
VS model
(EX colors)
Maxie's sync move mindscape
(Seafloor Cavern)
Maxie Emote 1 Masters.png Maxie Emote 2 Masters.png Maxie Emote 3 Masters.png Maxie Emote 4 Masters.png Masters Villain Arc Memories Hoenn.jpg
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!
Masters Medal 1-Star Masters of Land and Sea.png Masters Medal 2-Star Masters of Land and Sea.png Masters Medal 3-Star Masters of Land and Sea.png Masters Medal Primal Rivals.png
Medal
1★ Masters of Land
and Sea
Medal
2★ Masters of Land
and Sea
Medal
3★ Masters of Land
and Sea
Medal
Primal Rivals
Villain Arc Memories Chapter 3: Hoenn artwork
by Kani Shirasuna[3]
Artwork from the Final Chapter of the Villain Arc

Trivia

  • Maxie, alongside Archie, was the first Master Fair-exclusive sync pair to receive a rerun banner.

Origin

Maxie's design is based on his appearance in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. Groudon is a Pokémon that Maxie seeks to control during the story of Pokémon Ruby, Emerald, and Omega Ruby. An alternate version of Maxie also uses a Groudon in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. Groudon's Dex entry comes from Pokémon Omega Ruby.

In other languages

Expand the Land!

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese 新たなる大地を! Aratanaru Daichi o!
Mandarin Chinese 拓展新的大地! Tuòzhǎn Xīn de Dàdì!
France Flag.png French Étendons la terre !
Germany Flag.png German Land bedeutet Leben!
Italy Flag.png Italian Per un mondo di sola terraferma!
South Korea Flag.png Korean 새로운대지를! Saeroun Daejireul!
Spain Flag.png Spanish ¡Expandiré la tierra firme!

Groundbreaking Precipice Blades

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese 人類のため進化する だんがいのつるぎ Jinrui no Tame Shinka-suru Dangai no Tsurugi
Mandarin Chinese 為了人類而進化之 斷崖之劍 Wèi le Rénlèi ér Jìnhuà zhī Duànyái-zhī Jiàn
France Flag.png French Pour l'humanité ! Lame Pangéenne !
Germany Flag.png German Abgrundsklinge der Entwicklung
Italy Flag.png Italian Spade Telluriche per l'evoluzione
South Korea Flag.png Korean 인류를 위해 진화하는 단애의칼 Illyureul Wihae Jinhwahaneun Dan-ae-ui Kal
Spain Flag.png Spanish Filo del Abismo del Desarrollo


References



Magma-logo.png Team Magma Magma-logo.png
Team Magma HideoutRORMagma HideoutE
Leader Administrators Grunts

VSMaxie.png

VSTabitha.png

VSCourtney.png

VSTeam Magma Grunt M.png

VSTeam Magma Grunt F.png
Former
VSZinnia.png
Maxie
(Masters)
Tabitha Courtney
(Masters)
Team Magma Grunts Zinnia
(Masters)
Animation and manga
BlaiseBrodieButler


Villainous team leaders
Core series GiovanniMaxieArchieCyrusNGhetsisColressLysandreGuzmaPiersCassiopeia
Masters EX GiovanniGuzmaCyrusNLysandrePiersGhetsisMaxieArchieColressPauloPenny
Other
games
BiruritchiGonzapEviceGreevilGordorBaron PhobosBlake HallKincaidSocieteaMunnaDark RustGiovanni
Anime GiovanniMadame BossMaxieArchieCyrusGhetsisLysandreGuzmaPiersGibeon
Adventures GiovanniMasked ManMaxieArchieCyrusNGhetsisColressLysandreGuzmaPiers
Other manga FraudMeja


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


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