The adventurers come across two wild Pokemon, Magnezone and Metagross. The rampaging Pokemon wreak havoc on a nearby town.
Ash and company encounter a martial arts Pokemon trainer. He helps Ash and Weezil learn a new attack.
The adventurers encounter Daniel, a scientific Pokemon trainer. Daniel and Ash compete in a Pokemon Marathon.
Dawn enters the Daybreak Town Pokemon contest. A rival's Pokemon reminds Dawn of a painful childhood experience.
Dawn competes in the finals at the Daybreak Town Contest for her fifth ribbon.
Ash and company encounter Barry and Paul. Barry and Ash have a battle that's interrupted by Team Rocket with a new plan to take their Pokemon.
Piplup after getting hit by Drago Meteor one too many times by Ash's Gible, Piplup gets frustrated when the adventurers try to boost Gible's confidence, and decides to run away.
Ash and company arrive at the Sunny Shore Gym. Where they find Voltner, the Gym Leader, has given up on battling.
Ash's gym battle with Volkner is interrupted when Team Rocket steals Sunnyshore Tower.
Dawn's mother is supposed to teach a beginner's Pokemon Coordinator class, but gets called away to judge a nearby contest. The young adventurers teach her class.
As our heroes prepare for Dawn's entry into the Grand Festival and Ash's rematch with Gym Leader Volkner, they meet a mysterious girl with a sick Shaymin who needs help!
As our heroes continue their Sinnoh region journey, they come across a determined, upbeat Pokémon Ranger on a mission to capture a rare Heatran!
The adventurers meet Roland a young trainer who falls victim to Team Rocket's latest ploy. They also meet Bertha, one of the Elite Four.
A princess asks Dawn to trade places for a day, so that the princess may compete in a Pokemon contest.
Dawn begins training her new acquired Togekiss.
The adventurers meet Narissa. A trainer who has a lot to learn about Pokemon.
Contestants arrive for the Grand Festival. Rivals and friends gather for the competition. One competitor makes an unexpected early exit.
Day 2 of the Grand Festival. Dawn faces off against Ursala.
Semi-final battles at the Grand Festival. With Nando vs Zoey. Then Dawn vs Jessilina.
The Grand Festival finals. Dawn vs Zooey in the for title of Top Coordinator.
Meowth meets and falls for a Glameowth. He ready to quit Team Rocket to be with her.
Ash battles Voltner for his eighth and final badge.
The adventurers miss their ship and have to wait a day before continuing their journey. They meet up with old friends. Dawn receives and unexpected invitation, and all of them start to contemplate the next part of their journey.
The adventurers meet Buck, a treasure hunter, and help him on his latest venture.
Ash asks Professor Oak to send him some of his old Pokemon for the upcoming competition. Team Rocket intercepts the Pokemon, now Ash must find and recover his Pokemon.
Round one of the Sinnoh League Championship. Ash vs Nando.
Paul vs Barry in round 3.
Ash vs Conway in Round 3.
Quarter finals begin. Ash vs Paul, part 1.
After Ash's early lead, Paul begins his counter attack.
Ash vs Paul part 3. The battle of these arch-rivals concludes with the winner advancing to the semi-finals.
Ash battles Tobias in the semi-finals. Tobia has only used his Darkrai in all his previous matches. Can Ash find a way to defeat Darkrai and what of the rest of Tobias's Pokemon?
On the way back to Twin Leaf Town, several Pokemon are injured. With no Pokemon Doctor on board, Brock does everything he can to help the Pokemon until support arrives.
Ash and Brock spend the night at Dawn's house as they prepare for their return to their respective homes. It's a time of farewell. Brock makes a surprise announcement. The three friends part to pursue their own individual dreams.