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Pokemon Masters |OT| Gacha Catch 'em All


Oct 25, 2017


Pokemon Masters is a 2019 mobile game for IOS and Android developed by DeNA and The Pokemon Company, there have been a small handful of Pokemon mobile games in the past but this one is notable for being the first Pokemon game to utilize all trainers from the video games, both past and present.

Battle System:

Battles in Pokemon Masters are 3-on-3 and real time, there's an energy gauge at the bottom of the screen and moves take up a certain amount of the gauge, your entire team shares the same gauge and the gauge can be increased twice per battle. In addition Sync Moves and Unity Attacks are built up over time.

Sync Pairs:

There are no wild Pokemon in Pokemon masters, unlike past games all new pokemon are tied to trainers called Sync Pairs, new Sync Pairs are acquired both through advancing the story and through the gacha, called Sync Pair Scout, pull rates are as follows:

SSR (5*) - 7%
SR (4*) - 20%
R (3*) - 73%

The following sync pairs are available for free through the game's story:

  1. Brock & Onix
  2. Misty & Starmie
  3. Rosa & Snivy
  4. Barry & Piplup
  5. Flannery & Torkoal
  6. Erika & Vileplume
  7. Skyla & Swanna
  8. Korrina & Lucario
  9. Norman & Slakoth
  10. Pryce & Seel
  11. Iris & Haxorus
  12. Hapu & Mudsdale
  13. Brock (Sygna Gear) & Tyranitar
  14. Hau & Alolan Raichu
  15. Flint & Infernape
  16. Clair & Kingdra
The following sync pairs are available through the gacha at launch

  1. Agatha & Gengar
  2. Blaine & Ponyta
  3. Brawly & Makuhita
  4. Brendan & Treecko
  5. Bruno & Machamp
  6. Brycen & Cryogonal
  7. Bugsy & Beedrill
  8. Candice & Abomasnow
  9. Cheryl & Blissey
  10. Clay & Palpitoad
  11. Crasher Wake & Floatzel
  12. Drake & Salamence
  13. Gardenia & Roserade
  14. Grant & Amaura
  15. Janine & Ariados
  16. Kahili & Toucannon
  17. Karen & Houndoom
  18. Kris & Totodile
  19. Liza & Lunatone
  20. Lorelei & Lapras
  21. Lt. Surge & Voltorb
  22. Marley & Arcanine
  23. Marlon & Carracosta
  24. Marshal & Conkeldurr
  25. Maylene & Meditite
  26. Mina & Granbull
  27. Noland & Pinsir
  28. Olivia & Lycanroc
  29. Phoebe & Dusclops
  30. Ramos & Weepinbell
  31. Roark & Cranidos
  32. Roxanne & Nosepass
  33. Roxie & Whirlipede
  34. Shauntal & Chandelure
  35. Siebold & Clawitzer
  36. Sophocles & Togedemaru
  37. Tate & Solrock
  38. Thorton & Bronzong
  39. Whitney & Miltank
  40. Wikstrom & Aegislash
  41. Will & Xatu
  42. Winona & Pelipper
  43. Wulfric & Avalugg
Totally Unbiased Screenshots:

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Dec 21, 2017
Oh gatchas..... I'm going to dl this and try it out because I like Pokemon battles, but I'm promising myself I won't spend a cent. This game is going to make a lot of money.


Built an AI that makes better threads than you
May 9, 2018
Generally higher-profile mobile games release late Wednesdays in USA times.

Also, what's the Gacha reroll strategy this time?


Oct 25, 2017
Finally, another seemingly worthwhile Pokémon game for my phone.

Here's hoping it's fun and not too reliant on microtransactions.


Dec 23, 2017
I will give it a try - even though I usually drop all mobile games after a bit, playing them very little.


Oct 25, 2017
Super ready for this. Rosa was the only character I desperately wanted, so her being F2P immediately makes me invested.


Oct 25, 2017
Wait, 7% is the base rate?
That's insane.

That's 2.5x the base in Dragalia Lost and Fire Emblem Heroes.


Oct 25, 2017
Very excited to try this. Looks really polished albeit a bit simplistic. Hopefully more stuff is added later on.


Oct 26, 2017
Got a new phone for this shit
Didn't wanna miss out on this like I did with Dragalia Lost


Nov 6, 2017
was really looking forward to this game, but i just found out my phone doesn't support it. Rip.

Gun Dog

Oct 27, 2017
I hope the amount of free currency given is much higher compared to the soft launch. The higher rates are great, but doesn't mean much when you can barely roll.

Rand a. Thor

Oct 31, 2017
Cannot wait for a proper launch. The little I got to tinker with the beta before it locked me out was great. Real time battles sprinkled with some ATB took some time to get used to, but once the ball got rolling it was so god damn good. I really wany a mainline game with some sort of Battle Facility that utilizes it.
Oct 25, 2017
The title made me smile and I hate myself for it.

Downloading now.

Edit: wait it’s not out yet? Thank god I can reconsider my life choices.


Oct 30, 2017
Interested to give this one a shot. Fire Emblem and P&D are kind of meh for me now so I have an opening for my 2nd mobile game.

Based on what's available in the gatcha list in the OP, I'll be chasing Karen & Houndoom, Marley & Arcanine, or Olivia & Lycanroc, so hopefully one of those isn't absurdly rare.

(I'm chasing pokedoggos, not waifus, despite how it might look)