Thorton (Masters)

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Thorton
ネジキ Neziki
Spr Masters Thorton.png
Thorton's model
No. 36
English voice actor Jon Allen[1]
Japanese voice actor Shōhei Komatsu[2]
Description He analyzes his opponents, and his knowledge of and skills with any Pokémon are the real deal. As Factory Head, he battles challengers.

Thorton (Japanese: ネジキ Neziki) 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 Bronzong. The sync pair can be obtained through the sync pair scout since launch. The pair's potential can be upgraded to Masters EX star.png 6★ EX from January 25, 2022, which unlocks Thorton's EX Style.

Thorton also forms a sync pair with his Magnezone. This pair can be obtained through a variety sync pair scout beginning on October 5, 2023. This pair can also be raised to Masters EX star.png 6★ EX since it first released, though this pair lacks an EX style.

Bronzong

Masters0437.png Masters025W.png Type SteelIC Masters.png Steel
Move types SteelIC Masters.png Steel / PsychicIC Masters.png Psychic
Role Masters Tech.png Tech
Base Potential ★★★★☆☆EX
Bronzong Weakness FireIC Masters.png Fire
In ages past, this Pokémon was revered as a bringer of rain. It was found buried in the ground.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 485 268 246 266 244 201
Lv. 140, Max Potential 565 308 286 306 284 241
Mega Bronzong
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

Availability

Thorton is available in the general sync pair scout since the game's release.

Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Gyro Ball Steel
SteelIC Masters.png
Physical 2 44 52 100% An opponent This move's power is doubled when the target's Speed is raised.
Zen Headbutt Psychic
PsychicIC Masters.png
Physical 2 51 61 90% An opponent Has a chance (20%) of making the target flinch.
Analysis Complete! None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Raises the user's Defense and Sp. Def by one stat rank. Applies the Type Resistant effect to the user. The resistant type is the type of the last attack it was hit by.
Telekinesis Psychic
PsychicIC Masters.png
Status 2 An opponent Applies the No Evasion effect to the target.
Sync moves
Post-analysis Flash Cannon Steel
SteelIC Masters.png
Special 200 240 An opponent This move's power increases when the target is flinching.
(6★ EX) effect: Power of sync move increases by 50%.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Aggravation 1 Raises the chance of inflicting the flinching, confused, or trapped condition with the additional effects of moves.
Theme Skills
Theme skill icon type.png Steel Tech Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 12 when using Steel-type attacks.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 12.
Theme skill icon region.png Sinnoh 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 Battle Facility Foe 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 Knowledgeable 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.
Theme skill icon other.png Gadgeteer 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 Rare Cache icon.pngRare ↑ 2 Masters Fiery Crystal icon.pngFiery ↓ 1 Masters Wistful Crystal icon.pngWistful ↓ 1 Raises the following discovery level by 2:
Masters Rare Cache icon.pngRare Cache
Lowers the following discovery levels by 1:
Masters Fiery Crystal icon.pngFiery Crystal
Masters Wistful Crystal icon.pngWistful Crystal

Sync grid

Thorton and Bronzong's sync grid is an expanded grid, made available on January 25, 2022.

Name Effect Energy required Sync orb required Move level required
HP +10 HP +10 0 5 1
HP +40 HP +40 7 84 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 +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. 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 +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 +10 Speed +10 4 48 1
Gyro Ball: Power +4 Gyro Ball: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Gyro Ball: Power +4 Gyro Ball: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Gyro Ball: Power +4 Gyro Ball: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Gyro Ball: Power +4 Gyro Ball: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Gyro Ball: Power +4 Gyro Ball: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Gyro Ball: Move Gauge Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 7 84 2
Gyro Ball: Inspire Ire Makes opponents target the user for a short time when a move is successful. 6 72 3
Gyro Ball: Defense Crush 4 Has a chance (50%) of lowering the target's Defense by one stat rank when the user's attack move against it is successful. 10 120 3
Telekinesis: Move Gauge Refresh 4 Has a chance (50%) of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 7 84 2
Zen Headbutt: Power +4 Zen Headbutt: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Zen Headbutt: Power +4 Zen Headbutt: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Zen Headbutt: Power +4 Zen Headbutt: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Zen Headbutt: Power +4 Zen Headbutt: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Zen Headbutt: Power +4 Zen Headbutt: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Zen Headbutt: Accuracy +10 Zen Headbutt: Accuracy ↑ +10 5 60 1
Zen Headbutt: Move Gauge Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 7 84 2
Zen Headbutt: Aggravation 1 Raises the chance of inflicting the flinching, confused, or trapped condition with the additional effects of moves. 10 120 3
Analysis Complete!: MP Refresh 2 Has a chance (30%) of restoring one MP of the user's move when that move is successful. 7 84 2
Analysis Complete!: Shielding Strikes 1 Raises the user's Defense by 1 stat rank when its move is successful. 9 108 3
Analysis Complete!: Barricade 1 Raises the user's Sp. Def by 1 stat rank when its move is successful. 9 108 3
Antitoxin Prevents the user from getting poisoned or badly poisoned. 5 60 1
Sand Shelter Protects the user from damage from a sandstorm. 5 60 1
Clearheaded Prevents the user from becoming confused. 5 60 2
Relentless The more the target's Defense is lowered, the more it powers up the user's sync moves. 10 120 2
Endurance When the user enters battle with full HP, applies the Enduring effect to it. 9 108 3
Catalyst Applies the Move Gauge Acceleration effect to the allied field of play the first time the user's sync move is used each battle. 10 120 3
Guarded Entry 1 Raises the user's Defense and Sp. Def by 1 stat rank when it enters a battle. 10 120 3
Post-analysis Flash Cannon: Power +25 Post-analysis Flash Cannon: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Post-analysis Flash Cannon: Power +25 Post-analysis Flash Cannon: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Magnezone

Masters0462.png Masters025W.png Type SteelIC Masters.png Steel
Move types SteelIC Masters.png Steel / ElectricIC Masters.png Electric
Role Masters Field.png Field
EX Role Masters Support.png Support
Base Potential ★★★★★☆EX
Magnezone Weakness FightingIC Masters.png Fighting
It uses radar to monitor its territory. Intruders are quickly disposed of with a hyper beam.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 140, Base Potential 645 268 205 458 166 241
Lv. 140, Max Potential 805 308 285 498 246 281
Mega Magnezone
Lv. 140, Base Potential
Lv. 140, Max Potential

Availability

Thorton and Magnezone were exclusive to the following variety scout banners:

  • (Debut) Thorton Variety Scout (October 5 to 19, 2023)

Moves

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Flash Cannon Steel
SteelIC Masters.png
Special 3 99 118 100% An opponent Has a chance (10%) of lowering the target’s Sp. Def by 1 stat rank.
Metal Sound Steel
SteelIC Masters.png
Status 2 10% An opponent Lowers the target’s Sp. Def by 2 stat ranks.
Discharge Electric
ElectricIC Masters.png
Special 3 92 110 100% All opponents Has a chance (30%) of leaving the target paralyzed.
Let’s Get Going! None Status 0
(1 use)
An ally Raises an ally’s Attack and Sp. Atk by 2 stat ranks. Raises an ally’s critical-hit rate by 3 stat ranks. Applies the Enduring effect to an ally.
Sync moves
One Hundred Percent Steel Beam Steel
SteelIC Masters.png
Special 250 300 An opponent (6★ EX effect: Implements the following field effect just before the user’s sync move is used the first time each battle. Extends the field effect duration only that time.
• Steel Zone)

(EX role effect: The stat increase after a sync move is doubled once per battle.)

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Factory Knowledge Powers up the moves of all allied sync pairs when attacking a target that is restrained. Applies the Restrain effect to the target when the user’s attack move against it is successful.
Hit Restrained Opp: Free Move Next 9 Applies the Free Move Next effect to the user when its attack move is successful against a restrained opponent.
Hit Restrained Opp: Supereffective ↑ Next 9 Applies the Supereffective ↑ Next effect to the user when its attack move is successful against a restrained opponent.
Theme Skills
Theme skill icon type.png Steel Field Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 12.
Raises the Speed of all allied sync pairs by 12.
Theme skill icon region.png Sinnoh Field Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 1.
Raises the Speed of all allied sync pairs by 1.
Theme skill icon Trainer group.png Battle Facility Foe Field Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 1.
Raises the Speed of all allied sync pairs by 1.
Theme skill icon other.png Knowledgeable Field Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Raises the Speed of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Theme skill icon other.png Gadgeteer Field Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Raises the Speed of all allied sync pairs by 2.
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

Thorton and Magnezone's sync grid is an expanded grid, made available since the pair 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
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 1
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 0 5 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
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
Flash Cannon: Power +3 Flash Cannon: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Flash Cannon: Power +3 Flash Cannon: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Flash Cannon: Power +3 Flash Cannon: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Flash Cannon: Power +3 Flash Cannon: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Flash Cannon: Power +3 Flash Cannon: Power ↑ +3 3 36 2
Flash Cannon: 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
Flash Cannon: Staggering 4 Has a chance (50%) of making the target flinch when the user’s attack move against it is successful. 10 120 3
Metal Sound: 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
Metal Sound: Fast-Track 9 Raises the user’s Speed by one stat rank when its Pokémon uses a move. 7 84 2
Metal Sound: Stupefy 9 Lowers the target’s Sp. Def by one stat rank when a move targeting that opponent is successful. 10 120 3
Discharge: Power +3 Discharge: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Discharge: Power +3 Discharge: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Discharge: Power +3 Discharge: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Discharge: Power +3 Discharge: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Discharge: Power +3 Discharge: Power ↑ +3 3 36 1
Discharge: 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
Discharge: Paralysis Synergy 3 Powers up the user’s moves when the target is paralyzed. 7 84 2
Antitoxin Prevents the user from getting poisoned or badly poisoned. 5 60 1
Sand Shelter Protects the user from damage from a sandstorm. 5 60 1
Superduper Effective 2 Powers up moves that are super effective. 7 84 2
Quick Cure Removes the confused, flinching, and trapped conditions from the user the first time they are inflicted each battle. 7 84 2
Natural Remedy Removes all status conditions from the user the first time it is inflicted by any status condition each battle. 7 84 2
Metallic Healing 1 Restores the user’s HP whenever its Pokémon takes an action when the zone is a Steel Zone. 7 84 2
Metallic Acceleration 2 Quickly charges the move gauge when the zone is a Steel Zone. 9 108 2
Power Hold 5 Powers up the user’s moves when the target is restrained. Powers up the user’s sync move when the target is restrained. 10 120 3
Static Shock 5 Powers up the user’s sync move when the target is paralyzed. 10 120 3
Hit Paralyzed Opp: Special Boost ↑1 4 Has a chance (50%) of increasing the user’s Special Moves ↑ Next effect by 1 rank when its attack move is successful against a paralyzed opponent. 10 120 3
Satisfied Snarl 9 Lowers the target’s Sp. Atk by one stat rank when a move targeting that opponent is successful. 10 120 3
Grand Entry 2 Raises the user’s Sp. Atk by 2 stat ranks when it enters a battle. 10 120 3
Hostile Environment 2 Raises the chance of inflicting status conditions with the additional effects of moves. 10 120 3
One Hundred Percent Steel Beam: Power +25 One Hundred Percent Steel Beam: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
One Hundred Percent Steel Beam: Power +25 One Hundred Percent Steel Beam: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Appearances

Battle appearances

Thorton and Bronzong can be battled against in:

Thorton and Magnezone can be battled against in:

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

Story appearances

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

Sync pair stories

Thorton and Bronzong

  • A Day with Thorton

Quotes

Main article: Thorton/Quotes → Pokémon Masters EX

In the anime

Thorton (right) in the Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer

Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer

Thorton briefly appeared in the Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer as part of a team with Palmer and Caitlin.

Pokémon

Factory Head Thorton's Bronzong
Bronzong
Bronzong is Thorton's only known Pokémon.

None of Bronzong's moves are known.

Debut Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer

Gallery

Masters Thorton Bronzong.png Masters Dream Team Maker Thorton and Bronzong.png Thorton Mindscape.png
Artwork of Thorton and Bronzong
in Pokémon Masters EX
Thorton and Bronzong on
Pokémon Masters EX Dream Team Maker
Thorton's sync move mindscape
(Battle Factory)
Spr Masters Thorton 2.png VSThorton Masters.png Spr Masters Thorton EX.png VSThorton EX Masters.png
6★ model
(Normal colors)
VS model
(Normal colors)
6★ model
(EX colors)
VS model
(EX colors)
Thorton Emote 1 Masters.png Thorton Emote 2 Masters.png Thorton Emote 3 Masters.png Thorton Emote 4 Masters.png
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!

Trivia

  • Thorton & Bronzong were the first sync pair with access to the Type Resistance status change.
  • Thorton was the first scout-exclusive 4★ sync pair to receive the ability to be raised to Masters EX star.png 6★ EX.
  • During Two Factory Heads, it's revealed that Thorton's Magnezone was originally a rental Pokémon for visitors to Pasio, which Sawyer gave to him after it proved too rowdy to obey anyone else.
  • Thorton & Magnezone's ability to apply the Restrain effect to opposing sync pairs may be a reference to Magnezone's Ability Magnet Pull, which prevents opposing Steel types from switching out.

Origin

Thorton's design is based on his appearance in Pokémon Platinum, HeartGold, and SoulSilver. While Thorton does not have a set team in the core series games, Bronzong is one of the rental Pokémon he can potentially use. Its color scheme also matches that of his outfit. Bronzong's Dex entry comes from Pokémon Black 2 and White 2.

Magnezone is another rental Pokémon that Thorton can potentially use in the core series games. Magnezone's Dex entry comes from Pokémon Ultra Sun.

In other languages

Analysis Complete!

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese 分析完了! Bunseki Kanryō!
Mandarin Chinese 分析完畢! Fēnxī Wánbì!
France Flag.png French Analyse terminée !
Germany Flag.png German Analyse abgeschlossen!
Italy Flag.png Italian Analisi ultimata!
South Korea Flag.png Korean 분석완료! Bunseok Wallyo!
Spain Flag.png Spanish ¡Análisis concluido!

Post-analysis Flash Cannon

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese ぶんせきどーりの ラスターカノン Bunsekidōri no Rasutā Kanon
Mandarin Chinese 正如我的分析之 加農光炮 Zhèngrúwǒde Fēnxī zhī Jiānóng Guāngpào
France Flag.png French Tout était calculé ! Luminocanon !
Germany Flag.png German Lichtkanone des Analytikers
Italy Flag.png Italian Cannonflash analitico
South Korea Flag.png Korean 분석대~로 러스터캐논 Bunseokdae~ro Reoseuteo Kaenon
Spain Flag.png Spanish Foco Resplandor Calculado


Let's Get Going!

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese んじゃいきまーす! Nja ikima~su!
Mandarin Chinese 那麼我要上囉~! Nàme Wǒ Yào Shàng luō~!
France Flag.png French C'est parti !
Germany Flag.png German Gut, legen wir also los!
Italy Flag.png Italian Bando ai numeri, iniziamo!
South Korea Flag.png Korean 그럼갑니다~! Geureomgamnida~!
Spain Flag.png Spanish ¡Vamos al tajo!

One Hundred Percent Steel Beam

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese 100パーセントの スチールレイ 100 Pāsento no Suchīru Rei
Mandarin Chinese 百分之百之 鋼之光線 Bǎi-fēnzhī-Bǎi zhī Gāng zhī Guāngxiàn
France Flag.png French 100 % de chances de gagner ! Laser Acier !
Germany Flag.png German Stahlstrahl der vollen Prozentzahl
Italy Flag.png Italian Raggio Acciaio: un ottimo 100%
South Korea Flag.png Korean 100%의 스틸레이 100%-ui Seutil Rei
Spain Flag.png Spanish Rayo Acero con 100% de Probabilidades


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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