Sonia (Masters)

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Sonia
ソニア Sonia
Spr Masters Sonia.png
Sonia's model
No. 144
English voice actor Morgan Lauré Garrett[1]
Japanese voice actor Lynn
Description Sonia is a new professor researching the legends of Galar and has already published a book with her findings. She’s adventure buddies and childhood friends with Leon.

Sonia (Japanese: ソニア Sonia) is a Pokémon Trainer in Pokémon Masters EX, based on the character of the same name in the core series games. She forms a sync pair with Yamper. She was first introduced in the story event Winter Wishes. The sync pair can be obtained through the sync pair scout from December 23, 2021. The pair's potential can be upgraded to 6★ EX from the time the pair was first released, which unlocks Sonia's EX Style.

Sonia is also available in her special costume, partnered alongside Shiny Tsareena. The sync pair can be obtained through a limited sync pair scout and was first available on April 7, 2022. The pair's potential can be upgraded to 6★ EX from when the pair was first released.

Yamper

Raising this sync pair to 6★ EX will unlock Song Key 08004, which allows "Battle! (Sonia) (Pokémon Masters EX Version)" to be played in the Jukebox.

Masters835.png Type ElectricIC Masters.png Electric
Move types ElectricIC Masters.png Electric / NormalIC Masters.png Normal
Role Support
Base Potential ★★★★★☆EX
Yamper Weakness GroundIC Masters.png Ground
This Pokémon is very popular as a herding dog in the Galar region. As it runs, it generates electricity from the base of its tail.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 677 224 291 171 272 336
Lv. 140, Max Potential 777 264 331 211 312 376
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Tackle Normal
NormalIC Masters.png
Physical 1 25 30 100% An opponent No additional effect.
Potion None Status 0
(2 uses)
An ally Restores an ally's HP by approximately 40% of its maximum HP.
Spark Electric
ElectricIC Masters.png
Physical 2 42 50 100% An opponent Has a moderate chance of leaving the target paralyzed.
Ruff Buff! None Status 0
(2 uses)
All allies Raises the Attack and Defense of all allied sync pairs by 2 stat ranks.
Sync moves
Goodest Boy Wild Charge Electric
ElectricIC 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
Team Swift Reaction 9 Raises the Speed of all allied sync pairs by one stat rank when the user is hit by an attack move.
Catalyzing Recovery Applies the Move Gauge Acceleration effect to the allied field of play when the user uses a move that has the heal effect tag.
Defense Crush 9 Lowers the target's Defense by one stat rank when the user's attack move against it is successful.
Theme Skills
Electric Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 30.
Galar Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 4.
Sunglasses Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 6.
Researcher Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 6.
Grown Woman Support Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 6.
Expedition Skills
Wistful ↑ 1 per Galar theme Raises the following discovery level by the number of sync pairs that share the Galar theme:
  • Wistful Crystal

Sync Grid

Sonia and Yamper's sync grid is an expanded grid, made available since the 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
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
Defense +10 Defense +10 4 48 2
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 0 5 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 1
Tackle: Power +4 Tackle: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Tackle: Power +4 Tackle: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Tackle: Power +4 Tackle: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Tackle: Power +4 Tackle: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Tackle: Power +4 Tackle: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Tackle: Staggering 2 Has a chance (30%) of making the target flinch when the user's attack move against it is successful. 10 120 3
Spark: Power +4 Spark: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Spark: Power +4 Spark: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Spark: Power +4 Spark: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Spark: Power +4 Spark: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Spark: Power +4 Spark: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Spark: Hostile Environment 1 Raises the chance of inflicting status conditions with the additional effects of moves. 7 84 2
Spark: Team Fast-Track 4 Has a chance (50%) of raising the Speed of all allied sync pairs by one stat rank when the user's Pokémon uses a move. 7 84 3
Potion: MP Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of restoring one MP of the user's move when that move is successful. 7 84 2
Potion: MP Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of restoring one MP of the user's move when that move is successful. 7 84 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
Ruff Buff!: 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
Ruff Buff!: MP Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of restoring one MP of the user's move when that move is successful. 7 84 3
Ruff Buff!: Critical Squad 1 Raises the critical-hit rate of all allied sync pairs by 1 stat rank when the user's move is successful. 10 120 3
Unbending Defense cannot be lowered. 5 60 2
On the Ropes 2 Reduces damage when the user is hit by a physical attack move while in a pinch. 8 96 2
Insult to Injury The more the target's Defense is lowered, the more it powers up the user's moves. 10 120 3
Endurance When the user enters battle with full HP, applies the Enduring effect to it. 10 120 3
Goodest Boy Wild Charge: Power +25 Goodest Boy Wild Charge: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Goodest Boy Wild Charge: Power +25 Goodest Boy Wild Charge: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Tsareena

Sonia (Special Costume)
ソニア (スペシャル) Sonia (Special)
Spr Masters Sonia Special Costume.png
Sonia's model (Special Costume)
No. 144
English voice actor Morgan Lauré Garrett
Japanese voice actor Lynn
Description Sonia’s back in a special costume and has prepared a few riddles for some tea party fun. She’s been practicing her royal laugh by mimicking Tsareena.
Masters763 s.png Type GrassIC Masters.png Grass
Move type GrassIC Masters.png Grass
Role Strike (Physical)
Base Potential ★★★★★☆EX
Tsareena Shiny Weakness BugIC Masters.png Bug
A master of grand and beautiful kicks, it can knock out even kickboxing champions with a single blow.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 669 288 146 224 146 270
Lv. 140, Max Potential 769 328 186 264 186 310
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential


Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Razor Leaf Grass
GrassIC Masters.png
Physical 3 64 76 95% An opponent Critical hits land more easily.
X Attack None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Raises the user's Attack by 2 stat ranks.
Power Whip Grass
GrassIC Masters.png
Physical 4 177 211 85% An opponent No additional effect.
Ohohoho! None Status 0
(1 use)
Self Raises the user's accuracy by 2 stat ranks. Raises the user's critical-hit rate by 3 stat ranks. Raises the user's Physical Moves ↑ Next effect by 1 stat rank.
Sync moves
Haughty Laugh Grass Impact Grass
GrassIC Masters.png
Physical 250 300 An opponent (6★ EX) effect: Sync move targets all opponents.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Hit the Gas 5 Increases the amount of move gauge slots needed to use attack moves by one and powers up moves.
Power Flux 9 The fuller the move gauge when moves are selected, the more this powers up moves.
Sync Power Flux The fuller the move gauge when the user's sync move is selected, the more this powers up the sync move.
Theme Skills
Grass Strike Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 15 when using Grass-type attacks.
Galar Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Special Costume Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 3.
Knowledgeable Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 3.
Grown Woman Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 3.
Expedition Skills
Fiery ↑ 2 Raises the following discovery level by 2:
  • Fiery Crystal

Sync Grid

Sonia and Tsareena'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 +5 Attack +5 0 5 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 2 24 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 2 24 1
Attack +30 Attack +30 10 120 3
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 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
Razor Leaf: Power +3 Razor Leaf: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Razor Leaf: Power +3 Razor Leaf: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Razor Leaf: Power +3 Razor Leaf: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Razor Leaf: Power +3 Razor Leaf: Power ↑ +3 3 36 2
Razor Leaf: Power +3 Razor Leaf: Power ↑ +3 3 36 2
Razor Leaf: Accuracy +5 Razor Leaf: Accuracy ↑ +5 3 36 1
Razor Leaf: 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
Power Whip: Power +2 Power Whip: Power ↑ +2 3 36 1
Power Whip: Power +2 Power Whip: Power ↑ +2 3 36 1
Power Whip: Power +2 Power Whip: Power ↑ +2 3 36 1
Power Whip: Power +2 Power Whip: Power ↑ +2 3 36 2
Power Whip: Power +2 Power Whip: Power ↑ +2 3 36 2
Power Whip: Accuracy +5 Power Whip: Accuracy ↑ +5 3 36 1
Power Whip: Accuracy +10 Power Whip: Accuracy ↑ +10 5 60 2
Power Whip: 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
X Attack: MP Refresh 3 Has a chance (40%) of restoring one MP of the user's move when that move is successful. 7 84 2
X Attack: Berserker 1 Raises the user's Attack by 1 stat rank when its move is successful. 8 96 3
Ohohoho!: MP Refresh 3 Has a chance (40%) of restoring one MP of the user's move when that move is successful. 7 84 2
Wide Awake Prevents the user from falling asleep. 5 60 1
Locked-On Sync 3 Powers up the user's sync move when its accuracy is raised. 7 84 2
Speeding Sun 3 Quickly charges the move gauge when the weather is sunny. 8 96 2
Insult to Injury The more the target's Defense is lowered, the more it powers up the user's moves. 10 120 2
Twofer 2 Has a chance (30%) of applying the Free Move Next effect to the user when its Pokémon uses a move. 8 96 3
Furious Brawn The more the user's Attack is raised, the more it powers up the user's moves. 10 120 3
Defense Crush 9 Lowers the target's Defense by one stat rank when the user's attack move against it is successful. 10 120 3
Charging Sun 3 Powers up the user's moves when the weather is sunny. 10 120 3
Solar Flare 5 Powers up the user's sync moves when the weather is sunny. 10 120 3
Haymaker The more the user's Attack is raised, the more it powers up the user's sync moves. 10 120 3
Haughty Laugh Grass Impact: Power +25 Haughty Laugh Grass Impact: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Haughty Laugh Grass Impact: Power +25 Haughty Laugh Grass Impact: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Availability

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

  • (Debut) Sonia Spotlight Scout (December 23, 2021 to January 8, 2022)

Sonia (Special Costume) was exclusive to the following sync pair scout banners:

  • (Debut) Sonia Costume Scout (April 7 to May 4, 2022)

Sonia and Yamper can be battled against in:

Sync Pair Stories

  • A Day with Sonia

Quotes

Main article: Sonia/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX

Gallery

Sonia

Spr Masters Sonia 2.png VSSonia Masters.png Spr Masters Sonia EX.png VSSonia EX Masters.png Sonia Mindscape.png
5★ model 5★ VS model 6★ EX model 6★ EX VS model Sonia's sync move mindscape
(Pokémon Research Lab)
Sonia Emote 1 Masters.png Sonia Emote 2 Masters.png Sonia Emote 3 Masters.png Sonia Emote 4 Masters.png
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!

Sonia (Special Costume)

Spr Masters Sonia Special Costume 2.png VSSonia Special Costume Masters.png Spr Masters Sonia Special Costume EX.png VSSonia Special Costume EX Masters.png Lillie Sonia Special Costume Mindscape.png
5★ model 5★ VS model 6★ EX model 6★ EX VS model Sonia's sync move mindscape
Sonia Special Costume Emote 1 Masters.png Sonia Special Costume Emote 2 Masters.png Sonia Special Costume Emote 3 Masters.png Sonia Special Costume Emote 4 Masters.png
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!
Masters Medal 1-Star Lillie & Sonia.png Masters Medal 2-Star Lillie & Sonia.png Masters Medal 3-Star Lillie & Sonia.png Masters Medal Riddle Master.png
Medal
1★ Lillie & Sonia
Medal
2★ Lillie & Sonia
Medal
3★ Lillie & Sonia
Medal
Riddle Master

Trivia

  • Sonia shares her Japanese voice actor, Lynn, with her counterpart from the Pokémon: Twilight Wings miniseries.
  • All versions of Sonia use special voice-over lines upon entering a team that contains certain Trainers (regardless of their partner Pokémon) and victory with them. Those Trainers include Victor, Gloria, Hop, Nessa, Leon, and Professor Oak.

Origin

Sonia's design is based on her appearance in Pokémon Sword and Shield. Yamper is Sonia's only known Pokémon in the core series games. Yamper's Dex entry comes from Pokémon Sword.

Sonia's Special Costume design is based on the Queen of Hearts from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Sonia does not own a Tsareena outside this game. Tsareena's Dex entry comes from Pokémon Ultra Sun.

In other languages

Ruff Buff!

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese 任しといて! Makashitoite!
Mandarin Chinese 交給我吧! Jiāo Gěi Wǒ ba!
France Flag.png French Je peux aider !
Germany Flag.png German Ich mach das schon!
Italy Flag.png Italian Contate su di noi!
South Korea Flag.png Korean 맡겨줘! Matgyeojwo!
Spain Flag.png Spanish ¡Déjanoslo a nosotros!

Goodest Boy Wild Charge

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese 真実を解き明かす ワイルドボルト Shinjitsu o Tokiakasu Wairudo Boruto
Mandarin Chinese 揭開真相之 瘋狂伏特 Jiēkāi Zhēnxiàng zhī Fēngkuáng Fútè
France Flag.png French Au nom de la vérité ! Éclair Fou !
Germany Flag.png German Stromstoß der Wahrheitsfindung
Italy Flag.png Italian Sprizzalampo alla ricerca della verità
South Korea Flag.png Korean 진실을 밝히는 와일드볼트 Jinsir-eul Balkineun Waildeu Bolteu
Spain Flag.png Spanish Voltio Cruel de la Búsqueda de la Verdad


Ohohoho!

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese オーホホホホホホ! Ōhohohohohoho!
Mandarin Chinese 哦~呵呵呵呵呵呵! Ó~hēhēhēhēhēhē!
France Flag.png French Hahaha !
Germany Flag.png German Bahahaha!
Italy Flag.png Italian Oooh oh oh oh!
South Korea Flag.png Korean 오~호호호호호호! O~hohohohohoho!
Spain Flag.png Spanish ¡Jo, jo, jo, jo!

Haughty Laugh Grass Impact

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese 高笑いで勝利する グラスインパクト Takawarai de Shōri-suru Gurasu Inpakuto
Mandarin Chinese 大笑著勝利之 草之衝擊 Dàxiào-zhe Shènglì zhī Cǎo-zhī Chōngjí
France Flag.png French Éclat de rire victorieux ! Impact Plante !
Germany Flag.png German Pflanzenstoß des ausgelassenen Lachens
Italy Flag.png Italian Impatto Erba della risata umiliante
South Korea Flag.png Korean 큰 웃음으로 승리하는 그래스임팩트 Keun Us-eumeuro Seungnihaneun Geuraeseu Impaekteu
Spain Flag.png Spanish Impacto Planta de la Risa Escandalosa


References


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