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Pokémon: Season 7

Advanced Challenge 2003 - 2004

  • 2003-09-03T18:00:00+03:00 on TV Tokyo
  • 22 mins
  • 18 hours, 12 mins
  • Japan
  • Japanese
  • Adventure, Action, Anime, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Science Fiction

A shadow hovers over Ash, May, and friends as they continue their journey through the Hoenn region, and it’s not just that of Mt. Chimney—both Team Magma and Team Aqua put plans into action with our heroes caught in the middle! When not foiling evil schemes, Ash and May chase their personal goals, with Ash battling for three more Gym Badges and May winning her first three Contest Ribbons. The group also gains new Pokémon like Torkoal and Bulbasaur, but could they be too much to handle?

52 episodes

7x01 (317) What You Seed is What You Get

  • Season Premiere

    2003-09-03T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

The gang begins on a journey to Fallabor Town, so May can compete in another Contest. In a field on rare Watmel Berries, Ash battles with the protecter of the Watmels to strengthen his Treeko and make it learn new abilities.

7x02 (318) Love at First Flight

  • 2003-09-10T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

While resting next to Lake May, the gang spots a Volbeat and an Illumise practising for an upcoming dance contest. However a practice session goes wrong and Illumise suddenly vanishes.

7x03 (319) Let Bagons Be Bagons

  • 2003-09-17T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

While walking through a mountainous area, the gang encounter a Bagon, who is attempting to realize its life long dream to fly in the skies.

7x04 (320) The Princess and the Togepi

  • 2003-09-24T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

Misty arrives in Hoenn, however her reunion with Ash and Brock is cut short when an evil Colonel kidnaps Togepi with the help of Team Rocket.

7x05 (321) A Togepi Mirage!

  • 2003-10-01T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

Cornered by Colonel Hanson and Team Rocket, the gang are amazed when they see Togepi's amazing power in defending them. After escaping, Togepi takes the gang to a dimension populated by unhappy Togepi which has caused the land to grow weak. However when Misty's Togepi is captured by Hanson in order for him to rule the Mirage Island, it leads to a confrontation during which Togepi undergoes the ultimate transformation...

7x06 (322) Candid Camerupt!

  • 2003-10-08T17:00:00+02:00 — 21 mins

After collapsing in a hot area, the gang find themselves in the company of the Winstrate family, all of whom are avid Pokemon trainers whose son Vito has left to become the Hoenn champion. Soon the whole gang are challenged to battle the various family members. Meanwhile Vito unwittingly joins forces with Team Rocket in their plans to capture Pikachu...

7x07 (323) I Feel Skitty!

  • 2003-10-15T17:00:00+02:00 — 21 mins

While training for the Pokemon contest in Fallabor Town, May encounters a Skitty, a Pokemon known for it's cuteness. While determined to add Skitty to her team, May notices that Skitty is upset at having lost it's scent and listening to Brock's advice, takes it to a Pokemon Aromatherapy center. However it isn't long until Team Rocket have their eye on Skitty, while Meowth falls in love with the cute Pokemon.

7x08 (324) ZigZag Zangoose!

  • 2003-10-22T17:00:00+02:00 — 21 mins

Still on the way to Fallabor Town, Ash and friends encounter their friend Nicolai, who now has a Zangoose in his team. However Team Rocket attack during the battle, but the plan to capture Pikachu is forgotten when Zangoose and Seviper begin a fierce battle stemming from animosity between the two species. When Zangoose is injured, Nicolai tends to his injured Pokemon, while Jessie turns Pokemon trainer to Seviper for the inevitable rematch...

7x09 (325) Maxxed Out!

  • 2003-10-29T17:00:00+02:00 — 21 mins

Stopping at a Pokemon Center on their way to Fallabor Town, the gang is surprised when a kid enters who looks like an older version of Max (they even have the same name). While the two boys don't get on at first, they are forced to work together to stop Team Rocket from catching Surskit, a Bug/Water Pokémon which can glide across water.

7x10 (326) Pros and Con Artists

  • 2003-11-05T17:00:00+02:00 — 21 mins

The gang have finally arrived in Fallabor Town so May can compete in her next contest. May is excited about the prospect of her Beautifly winning the competition and a ribbon, while all Brock wants to do is meet the female coordinators. However the gang encounter Grace, another competitor in the contest who is going to use her Medicham, known for it's fighting and psychic abilities. Things become even more intense when May's rival Drew turns up with his Roselia announcing he is to enter as well...

7x11 (327) Come What May!

  • 2003-11-12T17:00:00+02:00 — 21 mins

The contest begins and May is more determined to win than ever. With Ash, Brock and Max cheering her on, May and Beautifly soon find themselves progressing to the battle rounds against Drew and his Roselia, Grace and her Medicham and a disguised (and cheating!) Jessie from Team Rocket and her Dustox.

7x12 (328) Cheer Pressure

  • 2003-11-19T17:00:00+02:00 — 21 mins

With the Contest in Fallabor Town over, the gang are now headed to Lavaridge Town so Ash can battle for his next Gym Badge. However they soon re-encounter Kazuchi, who taught his Plusle and Minun the Helping Hand attack and as a result was invited to join a group of cheerleaders. Soon the gang are in the company of said cheerleaders and thier leader, but it seems this group aren't fair when it comes to Pokemon battles...

7x13 (329) Game Winning Assist

  • 2003-11-26T17:00:00+02:00 — 21 mins

After escaping a group of angry Slugma, Ash and Co. find themselves in a meadow populated by Numel. After befriending the meadow owner, the gang stay at her cabin, and May learns that her rebellious Skitty knows Assist, which allows it to borrow an attack from another Pokemon in May's team. However Skitty's new ability is put to the test when Team Rocket arrive to steal the Numel.

7x14 (330) Fight for the Meteorite

  • 2003-12-03T17:00:00+02:00 — 21 mins

Needing to pass Mt. Chimney to reach Lavaridge Town, Ash and friends begin their journey over the mountain in a cable car. However Team Magma arrive in order to steal a meterorite that recently landed there from the local Professor. When Team Aqua also arrive to get the meteorite and disable the in-transit cable car, Ash manages to escape and decides to try and save the meterorite from the duelling rivals.

7x15 (331) Poetry Commotion!

  • 2003-12-10T17:00:00+02:00 — 21 mins

Ash and Co. reach Lavaridge Town where they meet Flannery, the Gym Leader. Having just inherited the Gym from her Grandfather days earlier and determined to prove her abilities, she is just as eager as Ash to battle, but the Gym's battlefield is full of holes and therefore cannot be used. Deciding to help, the gang are soon hard at work filling the holes, however Team Rocket are standing by ready to snatch one of Flannery's Pokemon, a Torkoal that they can give to Giovanni!

7x16 (332) Going, Going, Yawn

  • 2003-12-17T17:00:00+02:00 — 21 mins

Ash and Flannery begin their long-awaited Gym battle, with Ash beginning with Corphish and Flannery starting with her newly-evolved Magcargo. With Flannery desperate to prove herself as a worthy Gym Leader, Ash has to hope that his Pokemon are strong enough to defeat her.

7x17 (333) Going for a Spinda

  • 2003-12-24T17:00:00+02:00 — 21 mins

With their adventures in Lavaridge Town over, the gang decide to head back through Mauville City to Petalburg City so Ash can re-challenge Norman to a proper Gym battle. Ash, rememebering Pikachu being beaten up by Vigaroth, is eager to get back to prove himself as a worthy trainer. Before they get too far, however, the gang encounter a group of Spinda, a Pokemon known for having unique markings on their face. Soon they are helping a girl find a Spinda which has a heart-shaped mark on its face, and Team Rocket are looking for the same one to use as bait for Pikachu...

7x18 (334) All Torkoal, No Play

  • 2004-01-07T17:00:00+02:00 — 21 mins

Continuing towards Mauville City, the gang enter Steel Valley, which is home for Steel Pokemon. Before they get too far, however, the gang encounter a Torkoal under attack by Magnemite and a Skarmory. Having wandered into the valley due to it's love of rocky landscapes, the Pokemon that live there have tried to get it to leave. Realizing the pain it's gone through Ash becomes determined to help Torkoal stand up to the other Pokemon. However, unknown to the gang, a Steelix also lives in the valley...

7x19 (335) Manectric Charge

  • 2004-01-14T17:00:00+02:00 — 21 mins

Having reached Mauville City, the gang decide to visit Wattson at his Gym. However, when neither he or his assistant are there, the group go exploring and come across a carnival run by Team Rocket. Just as Team Rocket succeed in stealing the gang's Pokemon, Wattson appears and uses Electrike to fight Jessie, James and Meowth into blasting off, which causes the Pokemon to evolve into Manectric. With them out of the way, Ash challenges Wattson to a battle against his newly-captured Torkoal...

7x20 (336) Delcatty Got Your Tongue

  • 2004-01-21T17:00:00+02:00 — 21 mins

The gang are now headed to Verdanturf Town so May can compete in her next contest, however it isn't long before they fall into one of Team Rocket's classic pitfall traps. While the group are able to send TR blasting off, May's Skitty accidentally breathes in a lot of Ash's Torkoal's smoke and becomes unwell. With no Pokémon Center around, the gang ends up in a Pokémon Aromatherapy Shop, run by a legendary Pokémon Coordinator known for winning many contests with her Skitty, which has since evolved into a Delcatty. While she starts teaching May about contests, Team Rocket plan to steal both Skitty and Delcatty for Giovanni.

7x21 (337) Disaster of Disguise

  • 2004-01-28T17:00:00+02:00 — 21 mins

While preparing to enter the Verdanturf Contest with Skitty, May and the others are amazed when they encounter her rival Drew who announces that he is not going to enter as his Roselia is injured after a battle with a Dusclops belonging to a masked trainer. Soon the gang encounter the Masked Co-ordinator and Ash begins a battle with Pikachu Vs. Dusclops, but when a woman appears looking for her lost son, the Masked Co-ordinator flees, and the gang and drawn into the mystery of his identity...

7x22 (338) Disguise Da Limit

  • 2004-02-04T17:00:00+02:00 — 21 mins

May is preparing for her third contest, and is nervous about entering, despite her Skitty's confidence. Meanwhile Kimimaro (the Phantom Co-ordinator from the previous ep) escapes from his mother and shows up to enter as well with his Dusclops, while Jessie from Team Rocket enters with her Dustox again. When the contest starts, while Kimimaro and Jessie are able to get off good opening appeals, May's Skitty has trouble with it's newly-learnt Blizzard and ends up getting a lower score than the two, making her think she won't progress to the battle rounds. Meanwhile, Kimimaro's mother has discovered where he is and is on her way to the contest to remove her son...

7x23 (339) Take The Lombre Home

  • 2004-02-11T17:00:00+02:00 — 21 mins

The gang are now back on the road to the Petalburg City Gym so Ash can battle Norman for his fifth badge, but before long the gang get thirsty and decide to look for water. During the search, Brock's Lotad accidentally falls down a well. After being recovered, Lotad surprises everyone by evolving into Lombre. Soon, Lombre is approached by a woman requiring Lombre's help chasing a Solrock the gang encontered earlier out of her town so the recent drought will end.

7x24 (340) True Blue Swablu

  • 2004-02-18T17:00:00+02:00 — 21 mins

While walking through a forest, the gang come across a large amount of debris caused by a recent storm trapping an injured Swablu. Determined to help the Pokemon return to it's flock, May begins to care for the flying Pokemon and develops a bond with it. Meanwhile Team Rocket notice Swablu and immediately begin working out how to capture it...

7x25 (341) Gulpin it Down

  • 2004-02-25T17:00:00+02:00 — 21 mins

While enjoying a picnic in the harbour area of a city, the gang are curious when some of their food goes missing, but this is overshadowed when a state-of-emergency is declared. The gang learn that the city has been besieged by a large group of Gulpin, a Pokemon known for it's large appetite. The gang agree to help get rid of the group, not realizing it's going to lead to a super-sized battle between one of the Gulpin and Ash's Treecko!

7x26 (342) Exploud and Clear

  • 2004-03-03T17:00:00+02:00 — 21 mins

The gang is nearing Petalburg and Ash is excited about his battle with Norman. During a picnic, Ash notices Treecko isn't very happy due to its defeat by a Gulpin. Before Ash can make it feel better, a Loudred rampages through the camp followed by its trainer Guy. While he is able to calm Loudred down, Guy is worried as since it evolved from Whismur, it's become increasingly disobedient. Ash and Guy decide to have a Pokémon battle, Ash using his Treecko and Guy using Loudred. The battle takes an unexpected turn when both Pokémon evolve at the same time. Exploud promptly takes off on another rampage. While everyone looks for it, Team Rocket decides to steal it for Giovanni.

7x27 (343) Go Go Ludicolo!

  • 2004-03-10T17:00:00+02:00 — 21 mins

The gang decide to settle down for a picnic, and Ash takes the opportunity to introduce his newly-evolved Grovyle to his other Pokemon. While Taillow and Torkoal are happy to have him on the team, Corphish becomes worried that Ash will now favor Grovyle over the others given it's higher stage, especially when Grovyle manages to get fruit off a tree easily and fend off a Team Rocket attack. However the crisis is interrupted by a Ludicolo and it's bongo-playing trainer, who challenge Ash to a match. Ash decides that, since Corphish looks desperate for a battle, he should let it. However things don't go well and Corphish is easily beaten, which makes it feel worse and causes it runs off. While walking through the forest, Corphish finds the Ludicolo and it's trainer, but when Team Rocket attempt to capture the two, it's up to Corphish to save the day!

7x28 (344) A Double Dilemma

  • 2004-03-17T17:00:00+02:00 — 21 mins

The gang have arrived in North Petalburg, a suburb of the main city, and are amazed when they discover that Norman is an idol to everyone who lives there, and May and Max are soon mobbed by Norman fans. While May delightfully shows off her Beautifly and Skitty, Ash also runs into fans of Norman who, after hearing that Ash is planning to challenge the Gym Leader, keep challenging Ash to battle after battle, which exhausts most of his Pokemon and when the crown encourage May to battle him, it leads to a showdown between Ash's Taillow and May's Torchic. Meanwhile, after hearing of Norman's popularity Jesse, James, Meowth and Wobbuffet decide to dress up as Norman, Caroline, May and Max in order to sell autographs and get away with the money...

7x29 (345) Love, Petalburg Style!

  • 2004-03-24T17:00:00+02:00 — 21 mins

The gang have finally arrived back in Petalburg City, and while May and Max are reunited with Caroline, Ash encounters Norman in the Pokemon Center where he is deep in conversation with Nurse Joy. Meanwhile, May begins to tell her mother about her journey, but Caroline gets angry when May mentions her Beautifly, and it turns out that Norman and Nurse Joy have been spending a lot of time together. While this is all going on, Ash encounters the Vigoroth that defeated Pikachu, as well as Slakoth and Slaking which also belong to Norman, and naturally, Team Rocket want to get thier hands on them...

7x30 (346) Balance of Power

  • 2004-03-31T17:00:00+02:00 — 21 mins

Having already won four badges during his adventures in Hoenn, Ash finally starts his long-awaited rematch with Norman, except this time it is an official Gym Battle with a Balance Badge on the line! Ash begins with Pikachu while Norman starts with a fast Slakoth which Pikachu is unable to hit, and after receivng a bit of damage, Ash is forced to change to Torkoal to counter Slakoth's Blizzard attack. With Norman's Vigoroth and Slaking still to come, and Max rooting for his father to win, can Ash defeat the toughest Gym Leader he's faced so far...

7x31 (347) A Six Pack Attack!

  • 2004-04-07T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

Fortree City is the location of the next Gym, so this is the gang's destination, however they soon meet up with Professor Birch, who si on his way to Littleroot Town's harbour where he is to pick up Professor Oak who is visiting Hoenn. Ash and Brock decide to join him while May and Max go to Birch's lab. At the lab May and Max meet up with Birch's assistant who shows them a new batch of starters, and then Professor Oak (who has made his own way to the lab) turns up. Max is overjoyed to meet his idol, and Oak lets him meet a Bulbasaur, Charamnder and Squirtle. However soon Team Rocket turn up and nab all six starters and take them to their Secret Base. With Ash, Brock and Birch still waiting at the narbour, it's up to May, Max and Oak to rescue them!

7x32 (348) The Bicker The Better

  • 2004-04-14T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

After starting the long road to Fortree City, Ash and May are challenged to a Tag Battle, which involves two trainers against another two and each trainer using one of their Pokemon. The match is Corphish & Skitty vs. Nidoking & Nidoqueen. However the match doesn't go well, with Corphish and Skitty attacking each other rather than their opponents, leading Ash and May to fall out. They get a chance to settle their rivalry when they encounter Team Rocket, who are also arguing after losing to the same couple. Soon, the match is Ash & James vs. May & Jessie, with both teams determined to win...

7x33 (349) Grass Hysteria!

  • 2004-04-21T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

While walking through a dark forest, a Skarmory attacks the gang. When Skitty pops out it's Pokeball, May rushes to save it and ends up being carried off by the Steel Bird Pokemon, carrying her over a huge fence and dropping her off in a grassy area. While there, May encounters a Bulbasaur and becomes friends with it, but is soon attacked by other Grass Pokemon whom are extremely distrustful of humans. Meanwhile Ash, Brock and Max appeal to the Forest's protectors to allow them entry to rescue May, and when they are disallowed, the three decide to sneak in and save their friend...

7x34 (350) Hokey Pokéballs

  • 2004-04-28T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

As Ash and friends walk through a city, May decides to let her Bulbasaur out to see life outside of the forest. It tries to take an apple but May tells it not to saying that you have to buy things. Then, it decides to get in the back of a pickup truck full of flowers. Ash and Brock catch the truck and tell the driver to stop. May gets Bulbasaur back and they decide to find a Pokémon Center. When they arrive, Team Rocket is pretending to be mechanics fixing the transporter. After they leave, Ash decides to ask Professor Oak to send his Bulbasaur to meet May's but when the PokéBall arrives, it's empty. Every PokéBall that has come through the transporter since Team Rocket fixed it is empty. Then, the real mechanics arrive. Ash and friends chase Team Rocket and find them due to the trail of PokéBalls James left behind on accident.

7x35 (351) Whiscash and Ash

  • 2004-05-05T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

While resting by a lake, Ash decides to polish his Badge Case and remembers all the Gym Battles he's so far had in Hoenn, when suddenly a larger than normal Whiscash, a Water-Ground type Pokemon jumps out and eats the case. Determined to get his hard-earned badges back, he dives in but nearly drowns when he is saved by a Fishing Master who has spent years trying to catch the giant Whiscash. Determined to retrieve the badges, Ash and the others start fishing. Meanwhile Team Rocket are also trying to get a hold of the same Whiscash (figuring if they capture it, they will get both a new Pokemon and a bunch of badges) but things go crazy when a Feebas bites onto Jesse's hair...

7x36 (352) Me, Myself and Time

  • 2004-05-12T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

After becoming separated from his friends in a dense mist, Ash comes across a Baltoy spinning dangerously close to the edge of a cliff. After saving the Pokemon, Ash meets it's trainer Calista who is looking for a fabled treasure that lies nearby. Always eager for an adventure, Ash and Pikachu agree to help, but the quest is interrupted when Team Rocket try to snag Pikachu (as usual). However, a mysterious woman appears and after sending Team Rocket blasting off with her Xatu, explains that she too has a Baltoy which has become trapped in a cavern, and if she helps to release it, then she will show Calista how to find the treasure...

7x37 (353) A Fan with a Plan

  • 2004-05-19T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

The gang enter Rubello Town, and May is delighted to see that a Pokemon Contest is due to begin the next day. Deciding to enter, May meets up with Drew, who is also entering with his new Masquerain, but Drew is soon surrounded by a lot of female admirers (sounds a bit like Gary) which makes May feel a little jealous. However, the jealously is forgotten when she also gets a group of fans approach her. Savannah, the head of the group, explains that they saw May in the Verdanturf Contest and that she will be entering this contest with her Lairon and Flareon, making May realise she's got a new rival. Deciding to enter Bulbasaur in the contest, May and Savannah have a practice battle when Team Rocket appear. It seems that Jessie has attempted to enter Dustox in the contest, but she can't as she doesn't meet the entry requirement of a Ribbon, so she's gonna steal one instead...

7x38 (354) Cruisin' for a Losin'

  • 2004-05-26T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

It's Contest Day in Rubello Town and May is as determined as ever to win, and with her victories in Fallabor and Verdanturf Town she is extremely confident. After May uses Beautifly in the Appeal rounds (participants are allowed to use different Pokemon for the Appeal and the Battle Rounds), she easily passes the qualifiers with Drew and Savannah. However, as she prepares for the Battle Rounds against Lairon, Ash warns her that Bulbasaur might not be ready, since it's never actually been in a battle before but May is confident in it's abilities, but is she being a bit overconfident, especially since the winner of the match will face Drew and his Masquerain in the final...

Continuing the trek to Fortree City, Ash and the gang come across a Spoink, a Psychic-Type Pokemon. However, this Spoink is upset after losing the Pearl it keeps on top of it's head. After Spoink tries putting a couple of round Pokemon on it's head (including an Igglybuff and a Voltorb), the Pearl is found, however Team Rocket, working with renewed vigor after Giovanni threatened to replace them, steal the Pearl. After coming across a fair, James is approached by the same Magikarp Salesman who has made his life a misery in the past and offers to trade Feebas for the Pearl. After discovering Feebas evolves into Milotic, the most beautiful of Pokemon, Jessie, James and Meowth eagerly agree. However, when they let their new Feebas have a swim in a nearby river, they discovered the Feebas is just a Magikarp painted with a Feebas colors, meaning they have been swindled yet again (when will they learn?)! After Ash and the others hear what's happened, they realise that, in order to get Spoink's Pearl back, they need to find the Magikarp Salesman before Team Rocket do!

7x40 (356) That's Just Swellow

  • 2004-06-09T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

While walking through a mountainous and windy area, Ash and his friends notice a boy training his Swablu to carry rings, however when Swablu gets knocked out of the sky, Ash thinks fast and uses Taillow to save it. The boy, whose name is Shane, explains that he is practicing for the PokeRinger tournament, a competiton where Flying Pokemon have to grab a ring suspended in mid-air and get it back to the finish before it's opponents. Hearing that the registration for contestants is still open, Ash excitedly decides to enter with Taillow while May enters with Beautifly. Also entering is James, with Jessie's Dustox, since he trained to be a PokeRinger as a child and is determined to win without cheating. As the competition starts, Ash is dismayed when he drawn into the same group as last year's champion Volt, an arrogant trainer who uses his Volbeat's electric attacks to win. However, when Taillow is able to win the first round, knocking Volt out, Ash becomes even more determined to win. Meanwhile, James manages to knock May and Beautifly out of the competition, and begins to think he has a chance too!

7x41 (357) Take This House and Shuppet

  • 2004-06-16T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

Alas, it is just another day in the life of Team Rocket, as they make a landing following a recent blast off, except this time they all have Afro-Hairstyles courtesy of Pikachu's Thunderbolt! Whilst arguing amongst themselves whose fault their latest trip through the skies was, they notice a huge mansion... so naturally they decide to rob the joint. Meanwhile Ash and the gang have their own Afro's, but while they continue the road to Fortree City, a rainstorm starts up, and while it puts their hair back to normal, they have to find shelter, and come across the same mansion. After entering May and Max have yet another argument, but when Max goes missing May and the others need to find him, not realising he's made friends with one of the mansion's inhabitants, a friendly Shuppet!

7x42 (358) A Shroomish Skirmish

  • 2004-06-23T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

While having a picnic in one of Hoenn's many forests, Ash's Corphish and May's Torchic get into a huge scrap when Corphish, having eaten it's own, decides to take Torchic's food for itself. While the two fight, Team Rocket spot an easy opportunity for food when they see a bunch of Shroomish carrying apples, but when they attempt to steal the apples, a group of the Shroomish suddenly evolve into Breloom and chase Jesse, James and Meowth into Ash's camp, where the grass type Pokemon send everyone blasting off (Ash and friends too!). Upon landing, the group have been separated into five smaller groups containing Ash, Brock, Pikachu and Swellow in one, Jesse and James in another, May and Mudkip in the third, Max and Meowth in the fourth and Corphish and Torchic (who are still angry with each other) in the last. It's up to the groups to ifnd each other before the angry Breloom do!

7x43 (359) Unfair-Weather Friends

  • 2004-06-30T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

Nearing Fortree City, Ash and the gang are caught in a sudden snowstorm. When the storm disappears as suddenly as it came, the group discover that it was the work of a Castform, a Unique Pokemon which has the ability to change it's type and form along with the weather. This Castform belongs to the local Weather Research Institute, where the resident scientists study weather conditions. However the gang's tour around the complex is interrupted when Commander Isabel from Team Aqua (whom the group previously encountered on Dewford Island and Mt. Chimney) attacks the Institute attempting to get a hold of the data hoing it will lead her to the location of the legendary Pokemon that Team Aqua have been hoping for and it's up to Ash and Co. to stop the data from falling into such dangerous hands...

7x44 (360) Who's Flying Now?

  • 2004-07-07T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

The gang have reached Fortree City, and Ash is determined to finally challenge the local Gym Leader. Heading straight for the Gym, Ash is disappointed to learn that Winona, the Gym Leader, is away for the day at Fortree's Feather Carnival, a celebration of Flying Pokemon (which is the type Winona specializes in). Proceeding to the main part of the city, the gang notice the inhabitants unique way of living in treehouses, and also find Winona giving kids rides on her giant Skarmory, and May decides she wants a go too. Meanwhile, Team Rocket encounter the Magikarp Salesman again, where he offers James a chance to buy a Chmiecho, a very unique Pokemon which has soothing tones. James, obviously having forgotten the million other times he's been swindled by this guy, happily accepts, until it turns out to be a Hoppip dressed as a Chimecho (surprise surprise!). However James anger quickly fades when he encounters a genuine Chimecho and makes it his own. With a new Pokemon in their squad, Team Rocket plan to use Chimecho's Heal Bell attack to capture Pikachu...

7x45 (361) Sky High Gym Battle!

  • 2004-07-14T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

After the excitement of the Feather Carnival, Ash is more than ready for his sixth Gym Battle. Ash decides to begin with Grovyle, while Winona begins with Altaria, a Flying/Dragon type. Despite the type disadvantage, Grovyle's speed is able to get the better of Altaria's power and is able to defeat it. Winona then decides to send out Pelipper, and Ash recalls Grovyle for some rest and sends out Pikachu, which has a double type advantage. However when Pikachu tries a Thunderbolt, Pelipper is able to channel it into the ground using Steel Wing. After a furious shooting battle, Pikachu and Pelipper knock each other out. Down to her last Pokemon, Winona sends out her Swellow, which is Shiny and therefore has higher stats. With a weakened Grovyle and his own Swellow, can Ash defeat Winona and win a Feather Badge?

7x46 (362) Lights, Camerupt, Action!

  • 2004-07-21T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

Ash is admiring his newly acquired Feather Badge that just recently won and they find out the next gym is in Mossdeep City but decide to stop at Lilycove City on the way. On their way they see a man struggling with a Camerupt that has equipment on it's back Ash and Co. manage to get the Camerupt out of the water and they find out from the man that Camerupt was carrying film equipment for movies.Meanwhile in the bushes Team Rocket plans to steal the movies and the Camerupt and give them to Giovanni...

7x47 (363) Crazy as a Lunatone

  • 2004-07-28T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

A meteor falls from the sky the and lands on Earth. The PMC hear this and go out to check the meteor. They build a machine and blast the meteor with a missile to get samples. The meteor starts to glow and a Lunatone comes out of it. They try to catch the Lunatone but it stuns them with its Psychic powers and escapes to a town neary. Meanwhile Ash and Co. have arrived in the same town Lunatone went to. While Team Rocket heard the meteor and are in the bushes thinking to get the meteor and give it to Giovanni...

7x48 (364) The Garden of Eatin'

  • 2004-08-04T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

Ash and Co. are one the way to Lilycove when they notice a sign for a banana garden. Max wants to go in because there are Slaktoh in there. They find the gate to the place locked but go in anyway.W hen they go in they find the place empty. Then they feel shaking on the ground and then it suddenly cracks open.J ust as it cracks open a young man saves them and brings them to the reception office. They find out from the guy that a Snorlax is eating all the bananas and scaring the Slakoth. Then Team Rocket notice the Snorlax so they plan to capture it and bring it to the boss.

7x49 (365) A Scare to Remember

  • 2004-08-11T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

Nearing Lilycove City, Ash and the gang soon come across Team Rocket who, as usual, try to capture Pikachu using one of their shock-proof mechas. However, they don't get very far when it starts to sink into the ground and, before long, it explodes, sending Team Rocket blasting off, but the explosion is so large it sends Ash and the others blasting off too (strange, they don't get blasted off at all for years, and then they get blasted off twice within two months...). The groups are separated and when Mewoth lands with Pikachu, he is overjoyed to find Pikachu has amnesia, and starts to tell Pikachu that he is a part of Team Rocket! While the two Pokemon start to look for Jesse and James, Ash, May, Max and Brock start looking for Pikachu. However will they find him before Meowth completely turns him against his friends?

7x50 (366) Pokéblock, Stock and Berry

  • 2004-08-18T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

The gang have arrived in Lilycove City, however while it is simply intended to be a quick rest stop quickly turns into an extended stay when May find out that a contest is due to start soon. While walking through the city, Pikachu catches the scent of Pokeblocks and leads the gang to them, where they meet Kanata, another contest entrant who owns the Psychic Pokemon Grumpig. After learning a lot about Berries and how to blend them, May decides that, since both Beautifly and Skitty have already won contests and Bulbasaur isn't quite ready, she should enter Combusken into the Lilycove Contest. Meanwhile, while May is busy, Ash decides to take the opportunity to teach his Swellow Aerial Ace...

7x51 (367) Lessons in Lilycove

  • 2004-08-25T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

The gang finally arrives at Lilycove City.When they sit down to rest May sees a poster for a Pokemon Contest.She finds out they're having it tomorrow and the group starts moving. Pikachu runs off and when they find Pikachu they see him at a berry stand.At the berry stand they see a young girl arguing with a man.Before they get to check it out a guy comes offering free samples of berries.Then they see the young girl strugling with a bag of berries she drops the berries but before they hit the ground her Grumpig lifts up the berries with it's Psychic before they hit the ground.Meanwhile Team Rocket plans to steal Grumpig.

7x52 (368) Judgment Day!

  • 2004-09-01T18:00:00+03:00 — 21 mins

With their stay in Lilycove over, Ash and the gang must now catch a ferry to Mossdeep City so Ash can compete in the next Gym. However, in their hurry the gang accidentally catch the wrong boat and end up on Banba Island instead. Deciding to head into the City to find another way to Mossdeep, the gang enounter Jimmy, an up-and-coming Pokemon Referee who owns an Ivysaur, Charmeleon and Wartortle. Jimmy takes them to the Referee School (they must have a school for everything in Hoenn!) where Ash and Brock have a Double Battle. Afterwards Jimmy explains that he started with a Squirtle, and after catching Ivysaur and Charmeleon, he attempted to be a great battler and win Gym Badges in Kanto, but the only one he won was the Cascade Badge from Cerulean... and that was for just cleaning the place for Misty's sister Daisy! While Ash and the gang try to encourage him, Team Rocket plan on steal Jimmy's Pokemon...