New Year and New Friends

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New Year and New Friends
新年ポケモン勝負!
Masters New Year and New Friends.png
Event notification image
Type Story event
First run January 1 to 18, 2022
Rerun(s) January 4 to 18, 2023
Featured sync pairs Volkner (New Year's 2022) & Electivire
Sabrina (New Year's 2022) & Chingling
Sync pairs with reward bonus 
1.6× Volkner (New Year's 2022) & Electivire
Sabrina (New Year's 2022) & Chingling 
1.4× Lance (New Year's 2021) & Gyarados
Lillie (New Year's 2021) & Ribombee
Sygna Suit Elesa & Rotom
Second run only:
Lisia (New Year's 2023) & Rapidash
Dawn (New Year's 2023) & Oricorio
 
Theme skills with 1.2× reward bonus Theme skill icon type.png Electric
Theme skill icon type.png Psychic

New Year and New Friends (Japanese: 新年ポケモン勝負!) was a story event in Pokémon Masters EX. It was focused on the the sync pairs Volkner (New Year's 2022) & Electivire and Sabrina (New Year's 2022) & Chingling.

During this event, players could earn two types of items from battles that could be redeemed in the shop. All battles could be challenged an unlimited number of times except Daily Extreme Battle 1, which could only be challenged once per day. Extra items were automatically exchanged with coins once the event was finished.

This event featured the Battle Challenge, where players were challenged to defeat a team of strong opponents. Players could complete event missions by clearing these areas with teams using various theme skills, earning medals and other rewards.

In addition, players could earn a medal for completing all the story areas in the event.

First run

The event first ran from January 1 to 18, 2022. The "Volkner Seasonal Scout" gave players an increased chance of recruiting Volkner (New Year's 2022) & Electivire for the duration of the event, and the "Sabrina Seasonal Scout" gave an increased chance of recruiting Sabrina (New Year's 2022) & Chingling for the duration of the event.

In this run, the two types of items that players could earn were Pikachu Darumas and Magikarp Kadomatsu. The player could battle using Volkner (New Year's 2022) & Electivire or Sabrina (New Year's 2022) & Chingling to obtain +0.6× bonus items; Lance (New Year's 2021) & Gyarados, Lillie (New Year's 2021) & Ribombee, or Sygna Suit Elesa & Rotom to obtain +0.4× bonus items; and any unlisted Electric- or Psychic-type sync pairs to obtain +0.2× bonus items.

Second run

The event reran from January 4 to 18, 2023. The "Super Spotlight Seasonal Scout" gave players an increased chance of recruiting Volkner (New Year's 2022) & Electivire, Sabrina (New Year's 2022) & Chingling, Lance (New Year's 2021) & Gyarados, and Lillie (New Year's 2021) & Ribombee for the duration of the event.

In this run, the two types of items that players could earn were New Year Tickets B and New Year Tickets B+. The player could battle using Volkner (New Year's 2022) & Electivire or Sabrina (New Year's 2022) & Chingling to obtain +0.6× bonus tickets; Lisia (New Year's 2023) & Rapidash, Dawn (New Year's 2023) & Oricorio, Lance (New Year's 2021) & Gyarados, Lillie (New Year's 2021) & Ribombee, or Sygna Suit Elesa & Rotom to obtain +0.4× bonus tickets; and any unlisted Electric- or Psychic-type sync pairs to obtain +0.2× bonus tickets.

Plot

Battles

Single player

Name Difficulty Trainer Pokémon Stamina First-Time Rewards Completion Rewards Battle Rewards
Left Middle Right
Challenge Flint: Part 1 Normal VSFlint Masters.png
Flint
VSBarry Masters.png
Barry
None Masters392.png
Infernape
Weakness: FlyingIC Masters.png
Masters393.png
Piplup
Weakness: ElectricIC Masters.png
10 Masters Gem.pngGems ×30 Masters Coin.png200 coins
First run:
Masters Pikachu Daruma.pngPikachu Daruma ×5
Rerun:
Masters New Year Ticket B.pngNew Year Ticket B ×5
None
Challenge Flint: Part 2 Hard 15 Masters Gem.pngGems ×30 Masters Coin.png600 coins
First run:
Masters Pikachu Daruma.pngPikachu Daruma ×8
Masters Magikarp Kadomatsu.pngMagikarp Kadomatsu
Rerun:
Masters New Year Ticket B.pngNew Year Ticket B ×10
Masters New Year Ticket B+.pngNew Year Ticket B+ ×2
First run:
Masters Pikachu Daruma.pngPikachu Daruma ×1-3
Rerun:
Masters New Year Ticket B.pngNew Year Ticket B ×1-3
Challenge Flint: Part 3 Very Hard 15 Masters Gem.pngGems ×30 Masters Coin.png600 coins
First run:
Masters Pikachu Daruma.pngPikachu Daruma ×12
Masters Magikarp Kadomatsu.pngMagikarp Kadomatsu ×2
Rerun:
Masters New Year Ticket B.pngNew Year Ticket B ×11
Masters New Year Ticket B+.pngNew Year Ticket B+ ×4
First run:
Masters Pikachu Daruma.pngPikachu Daruma ×1-4
Rerun:
Masters New Year Ticket B.pngNew Year Ticket B ×1-4
Challenge Flint: Part 4 Super Hard 20 Masters Gem.pngGems ×30 Masters Coin.png1,500 coins
First run:
Masters Pikachu Daruma.pngPikachu Daruma ×14
Masters Magikarp Kadomatsu.pngMagikarp Kadomatsu ×3
Rerun:
Masters New Year Ticket B.pngNew Year Ticket B ×17
Masters New Year Ticket B+.pngNew Year Ticket B+ ×6
First run:
Masters Pikachu Daruma.pngPikachu Daruma ×1-5
Rerun:
Masters New Year Ticket B.pngNew Year Ticket B ×1-5
Daily Extreme Battle 1 Ultra Hard 30 Masters Gem.pngGems ×30 Masters Coin.png2,000 coins
First run:
Masters Pikachu Daruma.pngPikachu Daruma ×62
Masters Magikarp Kadomatsu.pngMagikarp Kadomatsu ×45
Rerun:
Masters New Year Ticket B.pngNew Year Ticket B ×62
Masters New Year Ticket B+.pngNew Year Ticket B+ ×45
None
Battle Challenge! Round 1 Super Hard VSLance New Year 2021 Masters.png
Lance
(New Year's 2021)
Masters160.png
Feraligatr
Weakness: ElectricIC Masters.png
Masters130.png
Gyarados
Weakness: ElectricIC Masters.png
Masters142.png
Aerodactyl
Weakness: ElectricIC Masters.png
Masters Gem.pngGems ×100
Masters 3 Star Support Move Candy.png3★ Support Move Candy
None None
Battle Challenge! Round 2 Ultra Hard Masters Gem.pngGems ×100
Masters 4 Star Tech Move Candy.png4★ Tech Move Candy
None None

Shop

January 1 to 18, 2022

Item given Item received Max exchanges
Masters Magikarp Kadomatsu.png
Magikarp Kadomatsu ×300
Masters Support Move Candy Coin.png
Support Move Candy Coin
1
Masters Magikarp Kadomatsu.png
Magikarp Kadomatsu ×300
Masters Tech Move Candy Coin.png
Tech Move Candy Coin
Masters Magikarp Kadomatsu.png
Magikarp Kadomatsu ×200
Masters 4 Star Strike Move Candy.png
4★ Strike Move Candy
Masters Magikarp Kadomatsu.png
Magikarp Kadomatsu ×100
Masters 3 Star Support Move Candy.png
3★ Support Move Candy
Masters Pikachu Daruma.png
Pikachu Daruma ×200
Masters 5 Star Scout Ticket.png
5★ Scout Ticket
8
Masters Pikachu Daruma.png
Pikachu Daruma ×200
Masters 4 Star Power-Up.png
4★ Power-Up
3
Masters Pikachu Daruma.png
Pikachu Daruma ×100
Masters 3 Star Power-Up.png
3★ Power-Up
Masters Magikarp Kadomatsu.png
Magikarp Kadomatsu ×30
Masters Skill Sphere.png
Skill Sphere ×10
10
Masters Pikachu Daruma.png
Pikachu Daruma ×50
Masters Sync Orb.png
Sync Orb ×50
(Volkner & Electivire)
3
Masters Pikachu Daruma.png
Pikachu Daruma ×50
Masters Sync Orb.png
Sync Orb ×50
(Sabrina & Chingling)
Masters Pikachu Daruma.png
Pikachu Daruma ×60
Masters Co-op Sync Orb.png
Co-op Sync Orb ×200
10
Masters Magikarp Kadomatsu.png
Magikarp Kadomatsu ×50
Masters Electric Codex, Vol. 1.png
Electric Codex, Vol. 1 ×10
2
Masters Magikarp Kadomatsu.png
Magikarp Kadomatsu ×50
Masters Psychic Codex, Vol. 1.png
Psychic Codex, Vol. 1 ×10
Masters Pikachu Daruma.png
Pikachu Daruma ×40
Masters Electric Tome, Vol. 1.png
Electric Tome, Vol. 1 ×10
3
Masters Pikachu Daruma.png
Pikachu Daruma ×40
Masters Psychic Tome, Vol. 1.png
Psychic Tome, Vol. 1 ×10
Masters Magikarp Kadomatsu.png
Magikarp Kadomatsu ×60
Masters 3-Pack Great Drink ++ Set.png
3-Pack Great Drink ++ Set ×50
2
Masters Pikachu Daruma.png
Pikachu Daruma ×80
Masters 3-Pack Drink ++ Set.png
3-Pack Drink ++ Set ×50
Masters Pikachu Daruma.png
Pikachu Daruma ×70
Masters 3-Pack Ultra Drink + Set.png
3-Pack Ultra Drink + Set ×50
Masters Pikachu Daruma.png
Pikachu Daruma ×60
Masters 3-Pack Great Drink + Set.png
3-Pack Great Drink + Set ×80
3
Masters Pikachu Daruma.png
Pikachu Daruma ×50
Masters 3-Pack Drink + Set.png
3-Pack Drink + Set ×100
Masters Pikachu Daruma.png
Pikachu Daruma ×30
Masters Elite Four Notes.png
Elite Four Notes
10
Masters Pikachu Daruma.png
Pikachu Daruma ×30
Masters Gym Leader Notes.png
Gym Leader Notes ×10
3
Masters Pikachu Daruma.png
Pikachu Daruma ×30
Masters 3 Star Level-Up Manual.png
3★ Level-Up Manual ×10
5
Masters Pikachu Daruma.png
Pikachu Daruma ×30
Masters Skip Ticket.png
Skip Ticket ×10
10
Masters Pikachu Daruma.png
Pikachu Daruma ×60
Masters Magikarp Kadomatsu.png
Magikarp Kadomatsu ×10
Unlimited
Masters Magikarp Kadomatsu.png
Magikarp Kadomatsu ×300
Masters 3 Star Power-Up.png
3★ Power-Up
Masters Magikarp Kadomatsu.png
Magikarp Kadomatsu ×10
Masters 3 Star Level-Up Manual.png
3★ Level-Up Manual ×3
Masters Pikachu Daruma.png
Pikachu Daruma ×30
Masters 3-Pack Ultra Drink Set.png
3-Pack Ultra Drink Set ×10

January 4 to 18, 2023

Item given Item received Max exchanges
Masters New Year Ticket B+.png
New Year Ticket B+ ×300
Masters Support Move Candy Coin.png
Support Move Candy Coin
1
Masters New Year Ticket B+.png
New Year Ticket B+ ×300
Masters Tech Move Candy Coin.png
Tech Move Candy Coin
Masters New Year Ticket B+.png
New Year Ticket B+ ×200
Masters 4 Star Strike Move Candy.png
4★ Strike Move Candy
Masters New Year Ticket B+.png
New Year Ticket B+ ×100
Masters 3 Star Tech Move Candy.png
3★ Tech Move Candy
Masters New Year Ticket B.png
New Year Ticket B ×200
Masters 5 Star Scout Ticket.png
5★ Scout Ticket
8
Masters New Year Ticket B.png
New Year Ticket B ×200
Masters 4 Star Power-Up.png
4★ Power-Up
3
Masters New Year Ticket B.png
New Year Ticket B ×100
Masters 3 Star Power-Up.png
3★ Power-Up
Masters New Year Ticket B+.png
New Year Ticket B+ ×30
Masters Skill Sphere.png
Skill Sphere ×10
10
Masters New Year Ticket B.png
New Year Ticket B ×60
Masters Co-op Sync Orb.png
Co-op Sync Orb ×200
10
Masters New Year Ticket B+.png
New Year Ticket B+ ×60
Masters 3-Pack Great Drink ++ Set.png
3-Pack Great Drink ++ Set ×50
2
Masters New Year Ticket B+.png
New Year Ticket B+ ×50
Masters Electric Codex, Vol. 1.png
Electric Codex, Vol. 1 ×10
5
Masters New Year Ticket B.png
New Year Ticket B ×40
Masters Electric Tome, Vol. 1.png
Electric Tome, Vol. 1 ×10
Masters New Year Ticket B+.png
New Year Ticket B+ ×50
Masters Psychic Codex, Vol. 1.png
Psychic Codex, Vol. 1 ×10
Masters New Year Ticket B.png
New Year Ticket B ×40
Masters Psychic Tome, Vol. 1.png
Psychic Tome, Vol. 1 ×10
Masters New Year Ticket B.png
New Year Ticket B ×80
Masters 3-Pack Drink ++ Set.png
3-Pack Drink ++ Set ×50
2
Masters New Year Ticket B.png
New Year Ticket B ×70
Masters 3-Pack Ultra Drink + Set.png
3-Pack Ultra Drink + Set ×50
Masters New Year Ticket B.png
New Year Ticket B ×60
Masters 3-Pack Great Drink + Set.png
3-Pack Great Drink + Set ×70
3
Masters New Year Ticket B.png
New Year Ticket B ×50
Masters 3-Pack Drink + Set.png
3-Pack Drink + Set ×100
Masters New Year Ticket B.png
New Year Ticket B ×30
Masters Elite Four Notes.png
Elite Four Notes ×10
10
Masters New Year Ticket B.png
New Year Ticket B ×30
Masters Gym Leader Notes.png
Gym Leader Notes ×10
3
Masters New Year Ticket B.png
New Year Ticket B ×30
Masters 3 Star Level-Up Manual.png
3★ Level-Up Manual ×10
5
Masters New Year Ticket B.png
New Year Ticket B ×30
Masters Skip Ticket.png
Skip Ticket ×10
10
Masters New Year Ticket B.png
New Year Ticket B ×60
Masters New Year Ticket B+.png
New Year Ticket B+ ×10
Unlimited
Masters New Year Ticket B+.png
New Year Ticket B+ ×300
Masters 3 Star Power-Up.png
3★ Power-Up
Masters New Year Ticket B+.png
New Year Ticket B+ ×10
Masters 3 Star Level-Up Manual.png
3★ Level-Up Manual ×3
Masters New Year Ticket B.png
New Year Ticket B ×30
Masters 3-Pack Ultra Drink Set.png
3-Pack Ultra Drink Set ×10
Masters New Year Ticket B.png
New Year Ticket B ×30
Masters 3-Pack Great Drink Set.png
3-Pack Great Drink Set ×20

Gallery

Masters New Year and New Friends banner.png Masters New Year and New Friends artwork.jpg
Event banner
Masters Medal 1-Star New Year and New Friends.png Masters Medal 2-Star New Year and New Friends.png Masters Medal 3-Star New Year and New Friends.png Masters Medal Electrifying Insight.png
Medal
1★ New Year and
New Friends
Medal
2★ New Year and
New Friends
Medal
3★ New Year and
New Friends
Medal
Electrifying Insight
Event artwork

Script

  • Pokémon Center
Name Text
Volkner We're prepared for our first battle of the year!
Volkner Happy New Year, <player>!
Let's let the sparks fly in battle this year!
Sabrina Being busy at the start of the year is fine, but spending that time quietly is also nice.
It allows you to calm your mind and think about your resolutions for the upcoming year.
Volkner Yeah, that's great, too! I guess everyone has their own way of celebrating.


  • A Thrilling New Year
Name Text
(Town)
Volkner My Electivire demands tough opponents.
We got some good training in right as the new year began, huh?
Guess we should get some rest. Gotta be ready for tomorrow's battles!
(Lightning strikes)
Lass Eeeek!
Rising Star L-lightning?!
Volkner Hm... That came from where we were just training, didn't it.
Lightning striking at the start of a new year?
Seems like a good omen to me!
It's as if the skies are celebrating with us!
My gut's telling me this year is gonna be electrifying!


  • Sabrina's Premonition
Name Text
(Town)
Sabrina Happy New Year!: Oh, <player>.
Hey, Sabrina!: Oh, I know that voice. <player>, right?
Happy New Year.
Let's both have a good one.
Pokémon Ranger Um, Sabrina?
Ace Trainer If you don't mind, could we take a picture with you?
Sabrina Sure. I don't mind.
I wore this outfit today as a way to start fresh in the new year.
But as you just saw, people keep approaching me, one after another.

'Cause it's pretty!: Thank you...
This is a nice outfit, isn't it.

'Cause your outfit matches you perfectly!: Thank you...
It's a little embarrassing when you say it like that.
I like to spend the start of a new year in peace and quiet...
Thus, I was hoping to find a quiet spot to calm my mind.
??? Aw, MAN! Why are you guys so strong?! You're on fire! You totally got us!
Sabrina What's all this commotion, now?
(Flint and Volkner battle)
Flint ... ... ... ... ... ...
Whew... Burnt right down to cinders...
Lear That's the match! The winning sync pair is Volkner and Electivire!
Preschooler Wow! Didja see those sparks?
Collector What a great battle to see at the start of a new year! I'm thoroughly satisfied!
Lear I'm glad you enjoyed the battle, but don't get too comfortable yet!
The main event is yet to come!
We're calling it the New Year's Battle Tournament, and I'm pleased to announce that it's about to start!
This tournament will consist of two-on-two battles!
The team that keeps the longest winning streak going will be declared the winners!
Sabrina The New Year's Battle Tournament...
... ... ...
I see... So I'll be partnering with him.

How can you tell?: I had a premonition. It's bound to happen.
Did you see the future?: Yes, exactly. And it will most likely become our reality.
I also foresaw something else... A premonition that something dangerous is about to happen.
At this rate, I suppose it'll be difficult to spend my time in peace and quiet after all.
But I also sense something about my partnering up with that man...
Teaming up with him is necessary to stop the danger that is about to happen.
I can't tell exactly what that danger will be, though.


  • Pair Up and Battle!
Name Text
Volkner Are you ready for some battles?
My partner Pokémon, Electivire, is a force of nature to be reckoned with.
Actually...don't get me started. I'll tell you another time.
Sabrina So it ended up as I foresaw...
Volkner What does that mean?
Sabrina Oh, it's nothing. Thank you for teaming up with me.
My partner Pokémon is Chingling. It's cute but also very reliable.
Viola Oh, wow! New outfits and partner Pokémon for the New Year's Battle Tournament!
Fantastic! Just fantastic!
If I get some great shots of you in battle, we could use them to promote Pasio!
So go on and show me your best, you two!
Sabrina Of course. If I'm participating in this tournament, I intend to win.
Volkner Yeah, that's the spirit! Let's get going, then!
(Transition to the battleground)
??? We've been waiting for you!
(Lance and Lillie appear in their New Years outfits)
Lance Let's start the battle!
Volkner So a Champion is participating in this tournament, too? I guess it'll be a challenge, then!
This is going to be our first battle of the tournament.
Let's sync up and snag ourselves a win!
Sabrina Yes. I'm sure we'll get used to battling together, little by little.
Also...it'd be a shame to lose while wearing such festive outfits.
Lance Are you ready? Here we go!
(Sabrina and Volkner battle Lance and Lillie)
Volkner They sure are tough! Looks like they've had a few battles together to work on their teamwork!
Sabrina How many wins do you have so far?
Lance Five!
And we plan to add one more with this battle!
Lillie Yeah! Sorry, but we're gonna win!
Volkner Don't think you'll take us out that easily!
We're just getting warmed up!
(Sabrina and Volkner defeat Lance and Lillie)
Lance We were so close! But we let victory slip right through our fingers...
That was an excellent battle. Thank you!
(Lance and Lillie leave)
Sabrina It seems our opponents may have been a bit worn out from their previous matches.
Volkner Yeah. If we'd taken one more hit, we probably would've lost.
Your support really helped me out!
It was like you could tell beforehand what I was going to do. Is that your precognition at work?
Sabrina Yes, it is.
You're usually a quiet person, but when you start to enjoy yourself in battle, you get very passionate.
That's why I tried to make sure I battled in a way that would help foster that passion.
Volkner You sure know your stuff! Let's keep battling and start a winning streak, shall we?
Sabrina Sure. Let's aim for a cleaner win next time.
After that, Volkner and Sabrina battled against many sync pairs...
and steadily increased their winning streak.
Volkner We're doing a great job of keeping our winning streak going!
I can't wait to see what other combinations we can pull off with your precognition!
We might just be a good team after all!
Sabrina That may be so.
(Barry and Flint appear)
Flint Hey, you two!
Come battle us next!
Barry Yeah! We'll show you our awesome teamwork!
Volkner So you joined the tournament, too?
Flint Of course! It's the perfect opportunity to challenge you to a rematch!
Let us see how hot your spirit burns!
Volkner Don't let your guard down, Sabrina.
This team is gonna be hard to beat!
Sabrina I have no intention of letting up. We will put our all into this battle.
(Sabrina and Volkner battle and defeat Barry and Flint)
Barry What just happened?! We lost?!
Flint ... ... ... ... ... ...
Whew... We lost again...
Volkner Hahaha! Sorry about that, you two!
It's our win! Looks like we're starting off this year on the right foot!


  • The Root Cause
Name Text
Volkner So these two are our next opponents.
I feel like I've seen that masked Trainer somewhere before...
(Brycen and the Masked Royal appear)
The Masked Royal Hey hey, what're you doing, getting pensive when a battle's about to start?
You can't beat us if your mind's on other things!
Volkner Oh...I guess you're right.
Now's not the time to be thinking about anything other than battling!
Brycen ... ... ...
Hm...
The Masked Royal Let’s get ready to rumble!
I heard your team uses some interesting tactics, so I've been looking forward to this!
Brycen Show us the strength you've forged by winning your matches up till now!
(Sabrina and Volkner battle Brycen and the Masked Royal)
The Masked Royal Amazing! Such power!
Volkner Look who's talking! You're shockingly strong!
That said, we're the ones who're gonna win here!
Sabrina There's no way we'll lose!
Brycen Extreme conditions really test you and train you!
Let's see who comes out on top!
(Lear appears)
Lear Hold the battle!
Volkner What's the matter? Things were just getting good.
Lear The system that generates Pasio's energy just short-circuited! Certain parts of the island are experiencing power outages.
Volkner The generator shorted? That's not good...
Lear You didn't have a hand in this, did you?
Volkner C'mon, don’t look at me like that!
I was just battling, so there's no way I could've done anything.
Lear I suppose you're right. But if it wasn't you, why did this happen?
(Lightning strikes)
Volkner Could that be the source of our problem?
Why don't we postpone this battle for now?
We should probably resolve any issues with that generator first, if it's broken.
Brycen Yes, agreed.
The Masked Royal Yeah, I got you. I'll go check if there have been any accidents because of the power outages!
Volkner I'm planning on checking out the area where we saw that bright flash of light just now. Want to come with?
Sabrina Of course. We are a team, after all.
Volkner Thanks! Then let's head out!
(Sabrina and Volkner find a pair of Magnemite and a Raichu)
Volkner Oh, these Pokémon...
I see. Their electrical discharge must be why the power generator shorted!
Sabrina What should we do?
Volkner Let's work together and try to calm those Pokémon down.
Raichu are usually gentle, but they turn aggressive if they have too much electricity in their bodies.
I'm sure those Magnemite are also being affected by Raichu, too.
We can have a Pokémon battle to make them discharge all that electricity!
Sabrina That makes sense. I suppose you'd know best, being an Electric-type Gym Leader.
Volkner Let's show them our teamwork that we built up during the New Year's Battle Tournament!
Sabrina Yes, let's!


  • Calming Clamor
Name Text
Sabrina Phew... Still not done yet?
Volkner We got them to discharge a lot of energy by battling them...
But it looks like they're still a bit on edge. Maybe it's because we cornered them.
This might take a while...
Sabrina Understood. Let me help.
Volkner Watch out! It's dangerous to get too close!
Sabrina It's OK. There's nothing to be afraid of.
(Chingling calms down the Pokémon)
Volkner What was that?
Sabrina If we've gotten them to discharge most of their energy, all we have to do is calm them down.
Whenever I hear Chingling's bell, it soothes my soul... So I figured it would work here, too.
Volkner Oh, that makes sense. You had me worried for a second!
Now all that's left is to return these Pokémon to their Trainers.
Sabrina Thank you, Chingling. You did well.
I think this was the dangerous event I foresaw. I'm glad we were able to put an end to that.
??? I see you’ve taken care of things here!
(Lear and Kukui appear)
Sabrina Professor Kukui!
Kukui My buddy, the Masked Royal, told me everything, so I came here as fast as I could!
Lear The Trainers of those Pokémon will be here soon.
Kukui Hmm... The Pokémon seem to have calmed down. Looks like their heart rates are back to normal, too.
I imagine the lightning that struck last night was the reason they were so worked up.
The air around them was charged with electricity, and they probably took in too much of it.
My guess is when they tried to discharge it, it caused the power generator to short-circuit.
Also...
That Electivire of yours might have played a part in all this, too.
Volkner Electivire?
Kukui It seems some lightning clouds formed in the sky right where you two were training.
Electivire’s electrical energy output is one of the best of all Electric-type Pokémon. Wild as it may sound, he may have changed the weather.
Volkner Well, that's Electivire for you! I guess that happens sometimes!
Lear So you were the cause of this after all!
Whatever! You already solved the problem. Now, we just have to repair the power-generating system!
Volkner It'll probably take some time to repair that, right?
Lear Yes, and it's bound to be troublesome.
Volkner Since we may have played a part in causing all of this, how about we help you fix it?
Lear You just want to tinker with the machines, don't you!
Volkner Haha! You saw right through me!
I've been curious about how Pasio's power system was set up!
Sabrina Goodness.
(The Pokémon are reunited with their Trainers)
Volkner I know we've solved the first problem...
But I really am still concerned about that power generator...
Sabrina You're still going on about that?
Lear OK, already! If you're that intent on working on it, I'll think about it!
Kukui Really?!
Kukui Hahaha! Now that's dedication!
(Barry, Brycen, Flint, Lance, Lillie, Viola, and the player appear)
Lillie Volkner! Sabrina! Is everything all right?
Barry I heard you fought a massive bolt of lightning!
Volkner Oh, that's just an exaggeration. Who told you that?
Kukui No worries, everyone!
The cause of the commotion was just a Raichu and some Magnemite.
But these two sync pairs solved the problem, no sweat!
Flint Awesome, you two!
Brycen Yes. You showed great skill.
Volkner I can't say I'm proud that we caused problems for everyone, but...
We did make a pretty good team, didn't we?
Sabrina Yes, it wasn't bad at all.
I'm actually not a huge fan of battling...but I had a lot of fun today.
Lance I think you two might even be the winning team for the New Year's Battle Tournament!
Viola Didn't you have a pretty big winning streak?
Lear Well? Do you remember how many battles you won?
Volkner Uh... I stopped counting partway through.
And with all that commotion about the power going out, I completely forgot about it!
I don't remember the details, but I think it's fine as long as we all had fun!
Viola Hm...
Oh well. It's still fantastic! Just fantastic!
Sabrina *sigh*
Lear Well... As long as everyone had fun, this tournament has been a huge success!
Sabrina I suppose it'll be difficult to have a quiet start to the new year.
But somehow, all of this clamor is surprisingly calming my spirit.
I think we'll all have a great year.
Viola OK, everyone. Gather around!
Sabrina I hope we all have a wonderful new year.
Volkner I'm sure we will!
There are a lot of sync pairs here that remind me how fun it is to battle!
As long as we're here on Pasio, it's bound to be an exciting year!
Sabrina Yes. Even without seeing into the future, I know that's true.

In other languages

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese 新年ポケモン勝負!
Mandarin Chinese 新年寶可夢對戰!
France Flag.png French Nouvelle année, nouveaux amis
Germany Flag.png German Neues Jahr, neue Freunde
Italy Flag.png Italian Il Torneo dell'anno nuovo
South Korea Flag.png Korean 신년맞이 포켓몬 승부!
Spain Flag.png Spanish Liguilla de Año Nuevo

See also



Subtypes: Neo Champions
Costume events: Poké War Games (Diantha's Battle PrepHilda's Battle PrepGuzma's Battle PrepJasmine's Battle PrepBattle Prep) • Curious Tea Party (Lillie's Party Prep—An Eye for BeautySonia's Party Prep—The Finest TeaIngo's Party Prep—Way of the ButlerEmmet's Party Prep—Heart and SoulSolving Wonderful Mysteries) • Super Tour Guide RosaSolve the Case! (Part 1)Solve the Case! (Part 2)The Power of DanceNew Heroes Are BornInfamous Pokéstar Villains
New Year's events: Season's GreetingsNew Year and New FriendsGather Up! Dream Duo!Rising New Year's Resolutions
Palentine's events: Baking BuddiesSweet ShenanigansChef's Heartful DeliveryVictor's Cooking Class!
Spring events: Pasio Eggsplorers
Summer events: Summer SuperstarsBeachside RivalrySummer Nights & Wishing StarsTwin Stars Far Apart
Fall events: Fight or FrightMidnight SpookfestOtherworldly EncounterThe Haunted Museum
Holiday events: Rosa's PartyA Special PresentDeck the HallsWinter WishesShine a Gentle LightFocus on the Shining Shot!
2019 debut: Reach for the TopThe Girl in Black and WhiteThe Importance of EleganceTwo Champions
2020 debut: The Strongest There IsShining StarTeam Skull Crash CourseThe Star of the ContestSerena's Dessert PartyFamily TiesThe Eccentric ElectricianDazzling Dizzying Battle StageThe Ideal Formula
2021 debut: Champion TimeShining Heart of DragonsTrials on the IsleMasters of Land and SeaAll Aboard the Victory TrainHearts UnitedThe Light Devourer
2022 debut: Pasio FriendiversaryVerdant GuardianA Golden FutureRevel in RivalryThreads of StrengthMelancholy Wally
2023 debut: Galar's Poké Ball EnthusiastTravelers from a Distant PastChase the Northern WindWe Should Battle!Tower Tycoon and Hall MatronTogether in an Unknown LandWho's the Best Singer?Veevee on Pasio!Let's Go in Search of Wonder
2024 debut: The Electrifying InfluencerSub-zero—My Past, My FutureMechanized—Love and SolitudeResearcher and SeekerGood Ol' Rika Here


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