Ash and Pikachu continue their epic journey in the next exciting season of Pokémon the Series: XY! While Ash continues his quest to win eight Gym badges so he can enter the Kalos League, he and his traveling companions will make new friends, forge new rivalries, and, of course, meet some brand-new Pokémon! Serena, with her partner Fennekin and new friend Pancham, will take on the Pokémon Showcase world; Clemont will continue to create inventions and hope some of them are a hit; and Bonnie, as ever, will try to find someone to take care of her big brother!
While on vacation in the Alola region, Ash and Pikachu discovers and enrolls in the island Pokemon school.
Ash and Pikachu have decided to enroll in the Pokémon School. One day, their classmates decide to hold a surprise welcome party for them. But in the middle of this excited party, Tapu Koko, the Pokémon known as the island's guardian deity, shows up.
Professor Kukui gives Ash an intelligent Rotom Pokédex that is capable of human speech. Ash goes to find and catch his first Pokémon in Alola, but he instead encounters Team Rocket, who are aided by a wild Mimikyu that despises Pikachu.
Ash is on the verge of catching his first pokemon, as team rocket stoops in to ruin the day
Ash’s class is going on a fishing trip, and Professor Kukui asks Lana to be in charge! Everyone casts their lures, with varying results—Lana befriends one Pokémon after another, but Ash and Mallow can’t get the timing right, Sophocles is too busy collecting data, and Lillie hooks a magnificent Milotic that gets away when she freezes.
When they take a break, all their new Pokémon friends get scooped up in a Team Rocket net—and then find themselves falling toward some rocks! But Lana’s Popplio has been working hard for such an occasion, and it creates a giant water balloon to cushion the fall and save the day!
On their day off from Pokémon School, Ash and his Pokémon are left home alone when Professor Kukui is called away. After some mishaps with laundry and cooking, Ash goes shopping and runs into Sophocles at the mall.
Ash offers a piece of his sandwich to a wild Litten, but it grabs the whole thing and runs off! Ash’s classmates have had similar experiences, but everyone says it’s so cute they can’t get mad. Ash disagrees—he wants to catch Litten and teach it not to steal food!
Principal Oak assigns Ash’s class a special project: taking care of a Pokémon Egg. They soon realize someone will need to take the Egg home after school—and Mallow suggests Lillie! Lillie is stunned for a moment but soon steps up, hoping to get over her fear of touching Pokémon.
Hala asks Ash how to keep Alolan Rattata and Raticate from overrunning the town. With his classmates’ help, Ash suggests recruiting their natural rivals, Yungoos and Gumshoos. Hala agrees, and Ash faces his first trial: battling the enormous Totem Gumshoos and its allies to gain their assistance!
Ash faces off against Kahuna Hala in his first grand trial! His Rowlet defeats Hala’s Crabrawler, but it’s so exhausted afterward that it falls asleep in midair! Hala’s next Pokémon is the powerful Hariyama, who withstands every attack Pikachu tries. Hala unleashes the Fighting-type Z-Move, All-Out Pummeling—but thanks to Quick Attack, Pikachu dodges every hit. Then Ash’s own Z-Move, Breakneck Blitz, overwhelms Hariyama and wins the grand trial!
On their day off from school, Ash joins Kiawe and his Charizard on their route, delivering fresh Moomoo Milk from Kiawe’s family farm on Akala Island. Ash wants to know all about farm life, so Kiawe takes him home to meet the family—and help out with all the chores!
Team Rocket has been living in the lap of lazy luxury thanks to Bewear...but a wake-up call from the Boss gets them back on track, and they head to the beach in search of Pokémon.
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Clemont and the others arrive at the Kalos Power Plant and discover Team Rocket is manipulating the Electric Pokémon in the area.
Jessie and Wobbuffet are separated from James and Meowth after being sent flying by Pikachu's Thunderbolt. A doctor named White then saves Jessie from drowning in a river, and she seems to fall in love with him.
Pancham and Fennekin start fighting while training with Serena for their next Pokémon Showcase, and she inadvertently yells at them. However, a person calling herself Ariana offers to teach Serena a thing or two about performance battling.
Ash reunites with Tierno and decides to prepare for his Lumiose Gym match by challenging his friend to a double battle. When Team Rocket attacks with their new mecha, Sliggoo summons a new power.
Ash and the others arrive in Lumiose City and reunite with Clemont and discover that a mad scientist, Belmondo, had invented a Dark Clembot robot, which he had been using to commit crimes all over the city. Teaming up with Officer Jenny, the gang try to get to the bottom of the occurrence and clear Clembot's name.
Ash and Clemont finally begin their promised Gym battle at the Prism Tower and show off their strategies for countering the other's unique battle style.
Ash and the others visit Professor Sycamore to observe his experiment with a Key Stone and a Mega Stone. However, when Team Rocket crashes the experiment and gets away with the Mega Stone and Garchomp.
Ash and his friends meet a man named Keanan while on their way to Laverre City and they learn about Goodra's history. At the same time, they encounter a Florges and its army of Bug-type Pokémon who had once terrorized Goodra's home in the wetlands.
Team Rocket deceives Florges into an alliance and then double crosses it when they attempt to drain all of the Spring water of the wetlands.
After an ambush by Team Rocket and a group of Pangoro, the gang gets separated from each other and Bonnie finds herself lost in the forest with Meowth.
Ash and his friends find themselves lost in the forest and happen upon a creepy house of folklore. They are invited in by its host Lon and despite his warm welcome, something else lurking in the house intends to give them the scare of their lives.
Ash and his friends finally arrive in Laverre City and immediately head over to the Gym only to find that it's closed due to its seasonal Fashion Show. They instead meet Sawyer, who had a Gym battle with Clemont recently and gets to challenge the Gym Leader Valerie during the show.
Ash challenges Valerie to a battle for the Fairy Badge and finds that appearances aren't everything when he faces her Fairy-type Pokémon.
Before parting ways, Ash and Sawyer decide to have a three on three battle where the former helps give the novice trainer gain useful experience.
The gang helps a newly hatched Noibat learn how to fly, but Team Rocket tries to take it for themselves, leaving Hawlucha to keep Noibat safe.
While training Noibat to fly, Ash and the gang learn about a competition called the Pokémon Sky Relay. Ash decides to compete in it with his three Flying-types in hopes for Noibat to fly properly. Team Rocket has other plans up their sleeve when they enter as well.
Ash and his friends arrive at a village, where they meet a group of Pikachu and their owners, Frank and Jean. Impressed with Ash's Pikachu, Frank wants to cast him in a movie with the Cosplay Pikachu.
When Ash and his friends arrive at a factory where workers make Poké Balls, Team Rocket appears in another plot to steal all the Poké Balls made in the Poké Ball Factory as well as the gang's Pokémon, including Pikachu.
The time has come for Serena's second Pokémon Showcase. Only this time, she faces a tougher competition when a familiar face also appears entering the Showcase to back Serena into a corner.
Ash and the others spend the night at a run-down hotel and find it under the control of a gang of thugs who wager Pokémon as prizes for battles. However, when they meet a timid Rotom, they learn that the hotel was not always so dark.
Ash, his friends, and Team Rocket arrive at a costume festival to have fun. During the festivities, Jessie witnesses a Pumpkaboo falling in love with her Pumpkaboo and decides to do something to help it.
While continuing on their next adventure, Ash and his friends ride on Mamoswine through the hills as it has heavy snow and come across an Abomasnow, who asked for their help to help his sick Snover.
When a Pokémon Center suddenly loses power, Clemont sends Chespin and Bunnelby on an errand to pick up a part so he can fix the generator.
When Braixen accidentally breaks her branch while practicing for the next Pokémon Showcase, Serena seeks help after seeing that the branch meant so much to her Pokémon.
Ash and the gang reunite with Trevor. He explains his interest in snapping a picture of the legendary Moltres rumored to have been spotted nearby on Mt. Molteau.
When Team Rocket tries and fails to capture a Tyrunt, Ash and the gang help to protect it.
After defeating Team Rocket, Clemont and Bonnie tell Ash and Serena a story of how they first met Bunnelby.
Serena finds an Eevee who loves dancing and performing, but it turns out to be shy and afraid of people. Serena sets out to bond with it.
While Serena helps her newly captured Eevee, Tierno and Shauna, along with their newly evolved Blastoise and Ivysaur, appear and help her to attempt to address Eevee's shyness.
The time has come for Serena's third Pokémon Showcase. Serena gets ready to begin her next performance hoping to obtain her second key in the Showcase.
After dreaming that he made a promise to the Legendary Pokémon Solgaleo and Lunala, Ash has a hard time waking up. On his way to school, he’s sidetracked by Tapu Koko, who guides him to a strange little Pokémon that looks like a cloud of stars. Lillie nicknames it Nebby, and Ash remembers his dream: he promised to take care of it!
The Pokémon School class is sculpting with clay today! But while our heroes muse about various Pokémon and places, they disappear one by one—first appearing at the scenes of their musings, then reappearing back at school! They soon realize Nebby had used Teleport to take them to the places and Pokémon they were thinking about.
Ash challenges the greatest battle royal fighter with his Litten.
While visiting an observatory run by Māmane's cousin, the classmates run into a new Pokémon, Meteno, that makes a connection with Satoshi's Bevenom.
One morning, as a mysterious cloudy weather covers Alola, Satoshi notices that Professors Kukui and Burnet are feeling listless. Once he gets to the Pokémon School, he talks with his classmates, and it appears their mothers and fathers are feeling the same way. The Ultra Guardians are dispatched in order to investigate this mystery, but then a new member of the team appears.
The Ultra Guardians, along with Faba and Professor Kukui, are attempting to return The Blinding One to its original form! As Necrozma in its “UB Black” form, it’s holding Solgaleo captive and threatening Poipole’s home world. Our heroes have been attempting to “feed” Necrozma with Z-Power to restore its light, but it’s not enough. That’s when the people of Alola band together to send their own power to Necrozma—and it works! The Blinding One is restored, and Solgaleo is released. Poipole’s world is renewed, too, and Poipole decides to stay behind to protect it. As a goodbye present, it draws a loving portrait of Ash and Pikachu!
Ash, Kiawe, and Mimo discover an amazing place called Pikachu Valley, home to the biggest group of Pikachu they’ve ever seen! Their Trainer is a major pika-fan named Pikala, who gives everyone a set of Pikachu ears and a tail, and insists that they all talk in Pikaspeak by adding “pika” to every sentence. At first, Ash’s Pikachu seems to be a big hit with the ladies—but Pikala clarifies that they’re just offering their usual pika-greetings. Annoyed by this behavior, the boss Pikachu challenges our buddy to a battle, but Ash’s Pikachu wins—and then thwarts an attempt by Team Rocket to grab the whole group!
Everyone is excited when the Masked Royal announces a meet and greet at the mall! But things get complicated when Professor Burnet and Ash want to take Professor Kukui to the event… Kukui enlists Molayne’s help to switch places and keep his secret. But James and Faba, who are both big fans, catch Molayne “stealing” the royal mask and tie him up. Unfortunately, a rival shows up for a revenge match, forcing Faba to don the mask and take to the ring! It all works out in the end—Molayne escapes and helps Kukui get his mask back, the rival is defeated, and the Masked Royal’s secret identity is safe!
Gladion defeats Kiawe, which brings him to the final of the Alola League. Then, Ash begins his fight against Guzma to try to qualify.