| HeartGold & SoulSilver chapter|
Gold and Silver with the Four Executives of Team Rocket in the HeartGold & SoulSiver chapter
HeartGold & SoulSilver (Japanese: 第九章 ハートゴールド・ソウルシルバー編 The Ninth Chapter: HeartGold and SoulSilver) is the ninth chapter of the Pokémon Adventures manga, consisting of three volumes. It began serialization in March 2010, and ended in November 2010.
The chapter follows Gold, who gets in a battle with Arceus, as he searches for the missing Lance. Elsewhere, Team Rocket has resurfaced, which causes Silver to set out and stop them once more. Meanwhile, the four Rocket Executives, Archer, Proton, Petrel, and Ariana, have taken over the newly-revived Team Rocket from Carr in attempt to find their currently-missing leader, Giovanni.
The following Pokémon evolve:
No Gym Leaders are challenged.
- All About Arceus IX reveals that the events of this chapter take place before the events of the Diamond & Pearl and Platinum chapters, making it the first known chapter that takes place earlier than the chapters preceding it.
- At only 19 rounds, this is currently the shortest chapter in Pokémon Adventures.