Sawyer (Masters)

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Sawyer
ドリバル Drival
Masters Sawyer.png
In-game render of Sawyer
Gender Male
Eye color Black
Hair color Gray
Hometown Unknown
Region Pasio (originally from an unnamed kingdom)
Trainer class Pokémon Trainer
Generation VII - IX
Games Masters EX
Game animation debut Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer
English voice actor Richard Epcar[1]
Japanese voice actor Takaya Kuroda[2]

Sawyer (Japanese: ドリバル Drival) is a character introduced in Pokémon Masters EX. He forms a sync pair with Honchkrow. The sync pair can be obtained through the limited sync pair scout, and was first available on July 30, 2021.

In the games

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Sawyer, along with Rachel, is one of Lear's subordinates.

Honchkrow

Sawyer
ドリバル Drival
No. 138
Description Sawyer is one of the retainers for Lear's royal family and head of the PML staff. He looks scary but is actually quite sentimental.
Masters0430.png Masters025W.png Type DarkIC Masters.png Dark
Move type DarkIC Masters.png Dark
Role Masters Support.png Support
Base Potential ★★★★
Honchkrow Weakness ElectricIC Masters.png Electric
It will absolutely not forgive failure from or betrayal by its goons. It has no choice in this if it wants to maintain the order of the flock.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 527 222 233 228 233 287
Lv. 140, Max Potential 607 262 273 268 273 327
Mega Honchkrow
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

Availability

Sawyer was exclusive to the following Poké Fair scout banners:

  • (Debut) Triple Feature Poké Fair Scout (July 30 to August 13, 2021)
  • New Year's Poké Fair Ticket Scout (January 1, 2022 to January 23, 2022)
  • 5★-Select Special Poké Fair Scout (March 6 to 31, 2022)
  • Triple Feature Poké Fair Scout (September 19 to October 3, 2022)
  • 5★-Select Poké Fair Scout ×15 (C) (December 31, 2023 to January 31, 2024)
  • 10-Pair Scout (Max 100 Pairs) (February 19 to March 25, 2024)

Sawyer could also be teamed up with by completing the "Log in to the game ×1" mission of the PML Arc Conclusion Special Missions available from July 30 to August 13, 2021.

Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Night Slash Dark
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Physical 2 40 48 100% An opponent Critical hits land more easily.
Dire Hit All None Status 0
(2 uses)
All allies Raises the critical-hit rate of all allied sync pairs by one stat rank.
Dark Pulse Dark
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Special 3 95 114 100% An opponent Has a chance (20%) of making the target flinch.
Forever Loyal! None Status 0
(1 use)
All allies Applies the Move Gauge Acceleration effect to the allied field of play. Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by two stat ranks. Raises the Defense and Sp. Def of all allied sync pairs by one stat rank.
Sync move
Staunch Ally Night Slash Dark
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Physical 250 300 An opponent No additional effect.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Team Offensive Defense 2 Has a chance (30%) of raising the Defense of all allied sync pairs by one stat rank when the user's attack move is successful.
Team Mind Brace 2 Has a chance (30%) of raising the Sp. Def of all allied sync pairs by one stat rank when the user's attack move is successful.
Wide Awake Prevent the user from falling asleep.
Theme Skills
Theme skill icon type.png Dark Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 30.
Theme skill icon fashion.png Sunglasses Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 6.
Theme skill icon other.png Body Builder Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 6.
Expedition Skills
Masters Wistful Crystal icon.pngWistful ↑ 2 Raises the following discovery level by 2:
Masters Wistful Crystal icon.pngWistful Crystal

Sync grid

Sawyer and Honchkrow'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 +20 HP +20 4 48 2
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
Defense +10 Defense +10 4 48 2
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 0 5 1
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 2 24 2
Sp. Atk +10 Sp. Atk +10 4 48 2
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 +10 Sp. Def +10 4 48 2
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 2
Night Slash: Power +3 Night Slash: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
Night Slash: Power +3 Night Slash: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
Night Slash: Power +3 Night Slash: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
Night Slash: Power +3 Night Slash: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
Night Slash: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a chance (40%) of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 6 72 2
Dark Pulse: Power +2 Dark Pulse: Power ↑ +2 3 36 1
Dark Pulse: Power +2 Dark Pulse: Power ↑ +2 3 36 1
Dark Pulse: Power +2 Dark Pulse: Power ↑ +2 3 36 1
Dark Pulse: Power +2 Dark Pulse: Power ↑ +2 3 36 1
Dark Pulse: Power +2 Dark Pulse: Power ↑ +2 3 36 1
Dark Pulse: Power +2 Dark Pulse: Power ↑ +2 3 36 2
Dark Pulse: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a chance (40%) of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 6 72 1
Dark Pulse: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a chance (40%) of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 6 72 2
Dark Pulse: Aggravation 1 Raises the chance of inflicting the flinching, confused, or trapped condition with the additional effects of moves. 8 96 3
Dire Hit All: Move Gauge Refresh 4 Has a chance (50%) of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 6 72 1
Dire Hit All: MP Refresh 3 Has a chance (40%) of restoring one MP of the user's move when that move is successful. 6 72 2
Forever Loyal!: Move Gauge Refresh 4 Has a chance (50%) of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 6 72 1
Forever Loyal!: MP Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of restoring one MP of the user's move when that move is successful. 6 72 3
Endurance When the user enters battle with full HP, applies the Enduring effect to it. 8 96 2
Flag Bearer 1 Has a chance (20%) of raising the Attack of all allied sync pairs by one stat rank when the user's Pokémon uses a move. 9 108 2
Hype Up 1 Has a chance (20%) of raising the Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by one stat rank when the user's Pokémon uses a move. 9 108 3
Healthy Healing Applies the Gradual Healing effect to the user when its HP is full when it enters a battle. 9 108 3
Quick Cure Removes the confused, flinching, and trapped conditions from the user the first time they are inflicted each battle. 10 120 3
Sync Burst 1 Restores 1 MP for the user the first time its sync move is used each battle. 10 120 3
Sync Cure Removes all status conditions from the user after using its sync move. 10 120 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
Staunch Ally Night Slash: Power +25 Staunch Ally Night Slash: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Staunch Ally Night Slash: Power +25 Staunch Ally Night Slash: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Main story

During Interlude 7: Shining Bonds, Sawyer forms a sync pair with Honchkrow. Honchkrow's moves and passive skills are different to the one that can be obtained in the sync pair scout.

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Snarl Dark
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Special 2 39 46 95% All opponents Lowers the target's Sp. Atk. by one stat rank.
X Sp. Atk All None Status 0
(2 uses)
All allies Raises the Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by two stat ranks.
Potion None Status 0
(2 uses)
An ally Restores an ally's HP by approximately 40% of its maximum HP.
Sync move
Dark Sync Impact Dark
DarkIC Masters.png
Physical 200 240 An opponent No additional effect.


Name Description
Passive Skills
Stamina Reserves 6 Charges the user's move gauge by six the first time it is in a pinch each battle.

Other Pokémon

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Bewear


Appearances

Battle appearances

Sawyer and Honchkrow can be battled against in:

Sawyer has also been shown to pair alongside Bewear and can be battled against in:

Story appearances

Sawyer appears in the following story areas:

Sync pair stories

  • A Day with Sawyer

Quotes

Main article: Sawyer (Masters)/Quotes

Gallery

Masters Sawyer Rachel.png VSSawyer Masters.png Spr Masters Sawyer.png Sawyer Mindscape.png
Artwork of Sawyer
and Rachel
VS model from
Masters EX
Model from
Masters EX
Sawyer's sync move mindscape
(Centra City)
Sawyer Emote 1 Masters.png Sawyer Emote 2 Masters.png Sawyer Emote 3 Masters.png Sawyer Emote 4 Masters.png Masters Fashion Week artwork.png
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!
Masters Medal 1-Star Lear Takes the Lead.png Masters Medal 2-Star Lear Takes the Lead.png Masters Medal 3-Star Lear Takes the Lead.png Masters Medal Honorary Retainer.png
Medal
1★ Lear Takes the Lead
Medal
2★ Lear Takes the Lead
Medal
3★ Lear Takes the Lead
Medal
Honorary Retainer
Fashion Week! artwork
by MONO-Land

In the anime

Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer

Sawyer briefly appeared in the Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer in a montage.

Trivia

  • Along with Rachel and Umbreon, Sawyer and Honchkrow are the first non-5★ sync pair to be featured in a limited-time sync pair scout.
    • Along with Rachel and Umbreon, they were also the first fair-exclusive Dark-type sync pair.
  • In his sync pair story, Sawyer reveals that he's owned Honchkrow ever since it was a Murkrow.

Origin

Honchkrow's Dex entry comes from Pokémon Ultra Sun.

In other languages

Language Name Origin
Japanese ドリバル Drival From ドライバー driver, short for screwdriver
English Sawyer From saw
German Drival From his Japanese name
Spanish Néstor From destornillador (screwdriver)
French Elvis From tournevis (screwdriver)
Italian Ravi From giravite (screwdriver)
Korean 드리버 Driver From 드라이버 driver, short for screwdriver
Chinese (Mandarin) 螺伯 Luóbó From 螺絲刀 luósīdāo / lòhsīdōu (screwdriver) and 伯 bó / baak (respectful term for an older man)
Chinese (Cantonese) 螺伯 Lòhbaak


Forever Loyal!

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese 我らの結束は固いぞ Warera no Kessoku wa Katai zo
Mandarin Chinese 我們是非常團結的 Wǒmen Shì Fēicháng Tuánjié de
France Flag.png French L'union fait la force !
Germany Flag.png German Unsere Bindung ist stark!
Italy Flag.png Italian Il nostro legame è saldo!
South Korea Flag.png Korean 우리결속은견고하다 Uri Gyeolsogeun Gyeon-go Hada
Spain Flag.png Spanish ¡Somos una piña!

Staunch Ally Night Slash

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese 質実剛健の つじぎり Shichijitsugōken no Tsujigiri
Mandarin Chinese 樸實剛毅之 暗襲要害 Pǔshí Gāngyì zhī Ànxí Yàohài
France Flag.png French Tout pour Son Altesse ! Tranche-Nuit !
Germany Flag.png German Nachthieb der Loyalität
Italy Flag.png Italian Nottesferza sobria e vigorosa
South Korea Flag.png Korean 충실강건한 깜짝베기 Chungsilganggeonhan Kkamjjakbegi
Spain Flag.png Spanish Tajo Umbrío Fuerte y Firme


References



Characters appearing in Pokémon Masters EX
Pasio ScottieBettieLearRachelSawyerPauloTina
Kanto BrockMistyLt. SurgeErikaBlaineLoreleiBrunoAgathaJanineKogaBlueGiovanniLeafLanceProfessor OakRedSabrinaJessieJamesAshElaineChase
Johto KrisBugsyWhitneyPryceClairWillKarenLyraEthanSilverJasmineMortyFalknerEusineArcherArianaPetrelProton
Hoenn BrendanRoxanneBrawlyFlanneryNormanWinonaTateLizaPhoebeDrakeNolandGlaciaZinniaStevenWallaceWallyLucyLisiaMayMaxieArchieSidneyCourtney
Sinnoh BarryRoarkGardeniaMayleneCrasher WakeCandiceFlintThortonCherylMarleyCynthiaFantinaDawnCyrusVolknerDarachLucasAaronBerthaLucianLookerAdamanIridaPalmerArgentaAkariReiRileyDahlia
Unova RosaClaySkylaBrycenIrisRoxieMarlonShauntalMarshalCherenHilbertHildaElesaCaitlinGrimsleyBurghAlderNateBiancaNGhetsisIngoEmmetHughColressLenora
Kalos GrantKorrinaRamosWulfricSieboldWikstromViolaCalemValerieClemontSerenaLysandreProfessor SycamoreDianthaEvelynNitaHelenaKaliShaunaEmmaOlympiaDrasnaDanaKatherineTierno
Alola HauSophoclesMinaOliviaHapuKahiliNanuAcerolaKukuiPlumeriaGuzmaLusamineGladionLillieMolayneMallowSeleneElioLanaKiaweHalaThe Masked RoyalNaomiAnabelRyuki
Galar GloriaPiersLeonMarnieRaihanNessaBeaHopAllisterSoniaBedeGordieMelonyVictorBall GuyRoseOleanaEvePetey
Paldea NemonaPennyIonoGrushaGeeta
NPCs Professor BellisTristaTriciaTrinniaMeowthTabithaMattShellyMarsJupiterSaturnCilanChiliCressChuckShadow TriadTrevorMalvaFabaTeam Break


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