Sidney (Masters)

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Sidney
カゲツ Kagetsu
Spr Masters Sidney.png
Sidney's model
No. 140
English voice actor SungWon Cho[1]
Japanese voice actor Shōhei Kajikawa[2]
Description One of the Hoenn League Elite Four, he loves Pokémon battles and doesn't really care if he wins or loses. He has a rough way of speaking but is actually a polite person.

Sidney (Japanese: カゲツ Kagetsu) 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 Absol, which is capable of Mega Evolving. The sync pair can be obtained through sync pair scout, starting on August 9, 2021. The pair's potential can be upgraded to Masters EX star.png 6★ EX, which unlocks Sidney's EX Style.

Absol

Masters0359.png Masters0359M.png Type DarkIC Masters.png Dark
Move type DarkIC Masters.png Dark
Role Masters Tech.png Tech
Base Potential ★★★★★☆EX
Absol Mega Absol Weakness BugIC Masters.png Bug
The only thing unlucky about Absol is its appearance. It protects fields and warns people of disaster, so one ought to be grateful for it.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 633 344 136 242 136 290
Lv. 140, Max Potential 733 384 176 282 176 330
Mega Absol
Lv. 140, Base Potential 633 412 136 242 136 347
Lv. 140, Max Potential 733 460 176 282 176 395

Availability

Sidney is available in the general sync pair scout. His offering rate was increased in the following sync pair scout banners:

  • (Debut) Sidney Spotlight Scout (August 9 to 28, 2021)

Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Night Slash Dark
DarkIC Masters.png
Physical 2 40 48 100% An opponent Critical hits land more easily.
Potion None Status 0
(2 uses)
An ally Restores an ally's HP by approximately 40% of its maximum HP
Brutal Swing Dark
DarkIC Masters.png
Physical 2 50 60 100% All opponents No additional effect.
No Hard Feelings! None Status 0
(1 use)
Self Uses a maximum of three slots of the user's move gauge. The more amount used, the more this move raises the user's Attack (can be raised by up to four stat ranks maximum). Raises the user's critical-hit rate by three stat ranks. Applies the Enduring effect to the user.
Sync moves
Most Excellent Night Slash Dark
DarkIC Masters.png
Physical 160 192 An opponent Become Mega Absol until the end of battle. Critical hits land more easily. This move's power increases when the target is confused.
(6★ EX) effect: Power of sync move increases by 50%.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Critical Strike 3 Powers up the user's attacks when they become critical hits.
(Only before Mega Evolving)
Critical Strike 5 Powers up the user's attacks when they become critical hits.
(Only after Mega Evolving)
Criticonfuse 9 Leaves the target confused when the user's move is a critical hit.
Stop Hitting Yourself 5 Raises the chance that an opponent will attack themselves due to being confused.
Theme Skills
Theme skill icon type.png Dark Tech Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 12 when using Dark-type attacks.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 12.
Theme skill icon region.png Hoenn 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.
Theme skill icon Trainer group.png Elite Four 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.
Theme skill icon other.png Passionate Spirit 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
Masters Soothing Crystal icon.pngSoothing ↑ 3 Masters Fiery Crystal icon.pngFiery ↓ 1 Raises the following discovery level by 3:
Masters Soothing Crystal icon.pngSoothing Crystal
Lowers the following discovery level by 1:
Masters Fiery Crystal icon.pngFiery Crystal

Sync grid

Sidney and Absol'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 0 5 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 2 24 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 2 24 1
Attack +10 Attack +10 4 48 2
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Defense +5 Defense +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
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 2
Speed +10 Speed +10 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 2
Night Slash: Power +3 Night Slash: Power ↑ +3 4 48 2
Night 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
Night Slash: Critical Strike 3 Powers up the user's attacks when they become critical hits. 8 96 2
Brutal Swing: Power +3 Brutal Swing: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
Brutal Swing: Power +3 Brutal Swing: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
Brutal Swing: Power +3 Brutal Swing: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
Brutal Swing: Power +3 Brutal Swing: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
Brutal Swing: Move Gauge Refresh 4 Has a chance (50%) of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 5 60 2
Brutal Swing: Critical Strike 5 Powers up the user's attacks when they become critical hits. 10 120 3
Potion: MP Refresh 3 Has a chance (40%) of restoring one MP of the user's move when that move is successful. 5 60 3
Potion: Master Healer 1 Increases the amount of HP restored by the user's healing moves. 10 120 2
Potion: Master Healer 1 Increases the amount of HP restored by the user's healing moves. 10 120 3
No Hard Feelings!: 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
No Hard Feelings!: MP Refresh 3 Has a chance (40%) of restoring one MP of the user's move when that move is successful. 5 60 2
Critical Charge 9 Charges the user's move gauge by one when it lands a critical hit. 8 96 2
Super Desperate Applies the Supereffective ↑ Next effect to the user the first time it is in a pinch each battle. 8 96 2
Fuzzy Strike 2 Powers up the user's sync moves when the target is confused. 8 96 2
Critastrophe 5 Powers up the user's sync moves when they become critical hits. 10 120 3
First Aid 4 Restores the user's HP by approximately 40% of its maximum HP the first time it is in a pinch each battle. 10 120 3
Adrenaline 1 Reduces the sync move countdown by 1 the first time the user's sync move is used each battle. 10 120 3
Most Excellent Night Slash: Power +25 Most Excellent Night Slash: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Most Excellent Night Slash: Power +25 Most Excellent Night Slash: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Most Excellent Night Slash: Power +25 Most Excellent Night Slash: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Most Excellent Night Slash: Power +25 Most Excellent Night Slash: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Other Pokémon

On hand

Sidney is revealed to own a Mightyena during the story event Who's the Best Singer?.

Masters262.png
Mightyena


Appearances

Battle appearances

Sidney and Absol can be battled against in:

Sidney has also been shown to pair alongside the following Pokémon and can be battled against in:

Story appearances

Sidney appears in his normal outfit in the following story areas:

Sync pair stories

  • A Day with Sidney

Quotes

Main article: Sidney/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX

Gallery

Spr Masters Sidney 2.png VSSidney Masters.png Spr Masters Sidney EX.png VSSidney EX Masters.png Sidney Mindscape.png
6★ model
(Normal colors)
VS model
(Normal colors)
6★ model
(EX colors)
VS model
(EX colors)
Sidney Emote 1 Masters.png Sidney Emote 2 Masters.png Sidney Emote 3 Masters.png Sidney Emote 4 Masters.png
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!
Sidney's sync move mindscape
(Pokémon League, Sidney's room)

Trivia

  • Sidney is the only member of the Hoenn Elite Four that is not a Support sync pair.
  • In his sync pair story, Sidney reveals that he first met Absol when it saved him from being hit by an avalanche.
  • Sidney has the longest gap between his debut in the sync pair scout and his first appearance in a story area outside of his sync pair story at 814 days. He debuted in the sync pair scout on August 9, 2021, and he made his first story appearance in Who's the Best Singer? on October 31, 2023.

Origin

Sidney's design is based on his appearance in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. Absol is Sidney's signature Pokémon in the core series games, being able to Mega Evolve during the rematches against him in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. Absol's Dex entry comes from Pokémon Ultra Sun.

In other languages

No Hard Feelings!

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese 恨みっこなしだ! Uramikkonashida!
Mandarin Chinese 可別記恨啊! Kě Bié Jìhèn a!
France Flag.png French Sans rancune !
Germany Flag.png German Nichts für ungut!
Italy Flag.png Italian Che vinca il migliore!
South Korea Flag.png Korean 원망하기없기다! Wonmanghagieopgida!
Spain Flag.png Spanish ¡Este combate promete!

Most Excellent Night Slash

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese 最高の勝負を楽しむ つじぎり Saikō no Shōbu o Tanoshimu Tsujigiri
Mandarin Chinese 享受最棒的對戰之 暗襲要害 Xiǎngshòu Zuìbàng de Duìzhàn zhī Ànxí Yàohài
France Flag.png French Un combat trépidant ! Tranche-Nuit !
Germany Flag.png German Nachthieb des allerbesten Kampfes
Italy Flag.png Italian Nottesferza da lotta epocale
South Korea Flag.png Korean 최고의 승부를 즐기는 깜짝베기 Choego-ui Seungbu-reul Jeulgineun Kkamjjagbegi
Spain Flag.png Spanish Tajo Umbrío del Combate Emocionante


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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