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List of Pokémon temporarily owned by Ash Ketchum

Several Pokémon have been temporarily owned by Ash Ketchum, the main protagonist in the Pokémon anime.


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Ride Pokémon

This section is for the Ride Pokémon Ash has used.

Ride Sharpedo
Sharpedo
Ash was first seen riding a Ride Sharpedo around Melemele Island.

None of Sharpedo's moves are known.

Debut Alola to New Adventure!
Voice actors
Japanese
English Bill Rogers
Ride Tauros
Tauros
Ash was first seen riding a Ride Tauros around the Pokémon School.

None of Tauros's moves are known.

Debut The Guardian's Challenge!
Ride Lapras
Lapras
Ash was first seen riding a Ride Lapras around Melemele Island.

None of Lapras's moves are known.

Debut Yo, Ho, Ho! Go, Popplio!
Ride Pelipper
Pelipper
Ash was first seen riding a Poké Ride Pelipper around Alola.

None of Pelipper's moves are known.

Debut Young Kiawe Had a Farm!
Voice actors
Japanese
English Laurie Hymes
Ride Stoutland
Stoutland
Ash used a Ride Stoutland around Akala Island.

None of Stoutland's moves are known.

Debut Treasure Hunt, Akala Style!
Voice actors
Japanese
English Marc Thompson
Ride Garchomp
Garchomp
Garchomp is Ash's personal Ultra Guardian Ride Pokémon.

Garchomp's known moves are Fire Blast and Dragon Pulse.

Debut A Mission of Ultra Urgency!
Voice actors
Japanese Shin'ichirō Miki
English Shin'ichirō Miki
Ride Mudsdale
Mudsdale
Ash used a Ride Mudsdale to travel through Haina Desert along with Acerola to meet with Tapu Bulu.

None of Mudsdale's moves are known.

Debut Some Kind of Laziness!
Voice actors
Japanese
English H.D. Quinn
A Poké Ride Mantine
Mantine
Ash used a Mantine to get from Melemele Island to Treasure Island.

None of Mantine's moves are known.

Debut Alola, Alola!

Temporary

This section is for the Pokémon that Ash temporarily partnered with, many of which were rented and belong to another Trainer, or were wild Pokémon that Ash temporarily teamed up with.

A Trainer's Pidgey
Pidgey
When Team Rocket attacked the Viridian City Pokémon Center, Ash, in an attempt to defend the Pokémon from Team Rocket's Ekans and Koffing, utilized a Pidgey, but their Ekans managed to intimidate it and force it to flee.

Because Pidgey fled before Ash could even attack, none of its moves are known.

Debut Pokémon Emergency!
A Trainer's Rattata
Rattata
When Team Rocket attacked the Viridian City Pokémon Center, Ash, in an attempt to defend the Pokémon from Team Rocket's Ekans and Koffing, utilized a Rattata, but their Ekans managed to intimidate it and force it to flee.

Because Rattata fled before Ash could even attack, none of its moves are known.

Debut Pokémon Emergency!
Voice actors
Japanese
English Jimmy Zoppi
Lara Laramie's Ponyta

Lara Laramie's Rapidash
Ponyta → Rapidash
Ash borrowed Rapidash from Lara Laramie when it was a Ponyta after Lara was injured and could not ride it in the race. It evolved into Rapidash while racing against Dario's Dodrio. Thanks to the speed gained through the evolution, Ash and Rapidash were able to win the race.

Rapidash's only known move is Stomp.

Debut The Flame Pokémon-athon!
Dr. Akihabara's Porygon
Porygon
Porygon was lent to Ash by Dr. Akihabara to help stop Team Rocket from stealing Pokémon from the Pokémon Center's PC system. After they escaped the computer world, Porygon was returned to Akihabara.

Porygon's known moves are Conversion, Tackle, and Sharpen.

Debut EP038
Voice actors
Japanese Katsuyuki Konishi
Misty's Togepi
Egg → Togepi
Main article: Misty's Togepi

Ash found Togepi's Egg in Attack of the Prehistoric Pokémon. When it hatched, Ash, Brock, Misty and Meowth fought when Togepi was born to decide who would get to raise it. Ash eventually won the four-way miniature tournament, but Togepi decided to stay with Misty instead.

Debut Who Gets To Keep Togepi?
Voice actors
Japanese Satomi Koorogi
English Satomi Koorogi
Pokémon League entrance exam instructor's Weezing
Weezing
The Pokémon League entrance exam instructor gave Ash a Weezing by having him choose his own set of Poké Balls provided by the instructor. It was used during the Pokémon League exam by battling the Instructor's Flareon and won.

Weezing's known moves are Smog, Smokescreen, Tackle, and Explosion.

Debut The Ultimate Test
Voice actors
Japanese Shin'ichirō Miki
English Eric Stuart
Pokémon League entrance exam instructor's Arbok
Arbok
The Pokémon League entrance exam instructor gave Ash an Arbok by having him choose his own set of Poké Balls provided by the instructor. It was used during a Pokémon League exam by battling the Instructor's Jolteon and lost.

Arbok's known moves are Glare and Wrap.

Debut The Ultimate Test
Voice actors
Japanese Unshō Ishizuka
English Unshō Ishizuka
Pokémon League entrance exam instructor's Meowth
Meowth
Meowth was the final Pokémon used by Ash during the Pokémon League exam. It was up against the Instructor's Vaporeon in which Vaporeon froze the Meowth causing Team Rocket's Meowth to interfere with the battle by kicking the frozen one free. It was accidentally blasted off along with Team Rocket, but the temporary switch was fixed in the next episode.

Meowth's only known move is Fury Swipes.

Debut The Ultimate Test
Voice actors
Japanese Chiyako Shibahara
English Adam Blaustein
Hagatha's Hoothoot
Hoothoot
Ash, Brock and Misty borrowed Hoothoot from Hagatha in order to navigate the haunted forest. It was returned to her sister, Nagatha after they were able to find the exit.

Hoothoot's known moves are Foresight and Peck.

Debut Illusion Confusion!
Misty's Staryu
Staryu
Main article: Misty's Staryu

Ash borrowed Staryu from Misty for the Fire and Rescue Grand Prix in The Fire-ing Squad!. However, he did not win the contest and returned Staryu to her around the end of the episode.

Debut Clefairy and the Moon Stone
Voice actors
Japanese Shin'ichirō Miki
English Shin'ichirō Miki
Misty's Psyduck
Psyduck
Main article: Misty's Psyduck

Ash borrowed Psyduck from Misty for the Fire and Rescue Grand Prix in The Fire-ing Squad!. However, he did not win the contest and returned Psyduck to her around the end of the episode.

Debut Hypno's Naptime
Voice actors
Japanese Rikako Aikawa
English Michael Haigney
Ash's Seaking
Seaking
Ash hooked a Seaking during a Seaking fishing contest. It was released under contest rules.

None of Seaking's moves are known.

Debut Hook, Line, and Stinker
Voice actors
Japanese Katsuyuki Konishi
English Eric Stuart
Arcky
Arcky
When Ash and Keegan were separated from Misty, Brock and Ramona, Keegan hurt his arm, so Ash took his place by riding Arcky.

Arcky's known moves are Take Down, Fire Spin, and Extreme Speed.

Debut The Stolen Stones!
Voice actors
Japanese Shin'ichirō Miki
English Shin'ichirō Miki
Officer Jenny's Pidgeot
Pidgeot
Ash flew on Officer Jenny's Pidgeot in order to catch up with a boat that was leaving to Littleroot Town.

None of Pidgeot's moves are known.

Debut Hoenn Alone!
Ash's Flygon
Flygon
Ash commanded Flygon and rode it throughout the sky while protecting Jirachi from Groudon.

Flygon's only known move is Hyper Beam.

Debut Jirachi: Wish Maker
Brock's Lombre
Lombre
Main article: Brock's Lombre

Ash commanded Brock's Lombre during the battle with Team Rocket since Brock stayed behind in a stadium to perform with Corphish while Ash and the others went after Team Rocket after they took Lombre instead of Mawile.

Debut The Lotad Lowdown
Voice actors
Japanese Miyako Itō
English Dan Green
Master Hamm's Hitmonlee
Hitmonlee
Ash borrowed Hitmonlee from Master Hamm to battle May with Hitmonchan after Master Hamm injured himself inadvertently.

Hitmonlee's known moves are Rolling Kick, Hi Jump Kick, Jump Kick, and Focus Punch.

Debut Pasta La Vista!
Voice actors
Japanese Unshō Ishizuka
English Michael Haigney
Dawn's Piplup
Piplup
Main article: Dawn's Piplup

Ash was the first to find Piplup in A Maze-ing Race!, when everyone was separated by Graveler's and Golem's Rollout. Piplup was commanded to use Bubble Beam to take care of various problems that happened in the maze.

Piplup went with Ash in Expedition to Onix Island! after getting separated from his Trainer on the island of Onix. Ash commanded Piplup to use Bubble Beam to fight a trio of them.

Debut Following A Maiden's Voyage!
Voice actors
Japanese Etsuko Kozakura
English Michele Knotz
Brock's Sudowoodo
Sudowoodo
Main article: Brock's Sudowoodo

Ash encountered Brock's Sudowoodo when the group was separated by Graveler and Golem. After stopping a fight, Ash went with Sudowoodo to get out of the maze and find Dawn and Brock. When they were found, Ash had Sudowoodo Mimic Pachirisu's Discharge to break a hole in the maze wall after finding them from the other side.

Debut From Cradle to Save
Voice actors
Japanese Daisuke Sakaguchi
English Bill Rogers
Dawn's Pachirisu
Pachirisu
Main article: Dawn's Pachirisu

Ash encountered Dawn's Pachirisu along with Piplup, Buizel and Sudowoodo when the group was separated by Graveler and Golem. It mostly worked with Sudowoodo's Mimic when it used Discharge.

Debut Twice Smitten, Once Shy
Voice actors
Japanese Chinami Nishimura
English Chinami Nishimura
The Pokémon Summer Academy's Raichu
Raichu
During the first day of the summer school academy, Ash was given a Raichu to train. It was called to battle Angie's Monferno and was able to put up a great fight. It had a very timid personality, digging into the ground when Ash first talked to it.

Raichu's known moves are Dig, Thunderbolt, Focus Punch, and Double Team.

Debut Camping It Up!
The Pokémon Summer Academy's Spoink
Spoink
Ash was given a Spoink in the first leg of the Pokémon Triathlon. He returned it after he was finished with the first part of the race.

None of Spoink's moves are known.

Debut One Team, Two Team, Red Team, Blue Team!
Voice actors
Japanese Chie Satō
English Kayzie Rogers
The Pokémon Summer Academy's Mantyke
Mantyke
Ash was given a Mantyke for the second leg of the Pokémon Triathlon to ride across the lake. It was returned after the event was finished.

None of Mantyke's moves are known.

Debut One Team, Two Team, Red Team, Blue Team!
A wild Luxio
Luxio
Ash temporarily helped a Luxio save a lost Wailmer from getting lost in the sewers.

Luxio's known moves are Discharge and Iron Tail.

Debut Leading a Stray!
A wild Cottonee
Cottonee
Ash temporarily commanded a wild Cottonee to help him win over a love interest. With Ash's assistance, he was able to learn to dodge attacks and aim his attacks better.

Cottonee's known moves are Cotton Spore, Cotton Guard, Razor Leaf, and Energy Ball.

Debut Cottonee in Love!
Voice actors
Japanese Naomi Shindō
English Michele Knotz
A wild Cobalion
Cobalion
Main article: Swords of Justice (M15)

After Keldeo's battle against Kyurem, Ash temporarily rode on Cobalion when the Full Court was collapsing.

Debut Kyurem VS. The Sword of Justice
Voice actors
Japanese Kōichi Yamadera
English H.D. Quinn
A wild Metapod

A wild Butterfree
Caterpie → Metapod → Butterfree
This Butterfree was found on Wayfarer Island as a Caterpie, where its lazy tendencies caused it to not evolve and be left behind by its swarm. To help it, Ash temporarily trained the wild Caterpie to help it evolve to Butterfree so it wouldn't be left behind. Caterpie evolved into Metapod after it and Pikachu fended off a wild Ursaring. To save Pikachu from Team Rocket, it evolved into a Butterfree and teamed up with Pikachu to blast the trio away. Afterward, it shared a tearful goodbye with Ash as it returned to its swarm.

Butterfree's known moves are String Shot, Tackle, Confusion, and Psybeam.

Debut Butterfree and Me!
Voice actors
Japanese Rikako Aikawa
English Rikako Aikawa (as Caterpie and Butterfree)
A borrowed Rhyhorn from Odyssey Village
Rhyhorn
Ash temporarily commanded a borrowed Rhyhorn, to participate at the Rhyhorn race held at Odyssey Village. In the beginning, it was difficult for Ash to handle Rhyhorn, but the two gradually learned to work together.

None of Rhyhorn's moves are known.

Debut Giving Chase at the Rhyhorn Race!
A wild Spewpa

A wild Vivillon
Scatterbug → Spewpa → Vivillon
This Scatterbug was stolen by Dolan and locked in a cage. The cage fell off the truck while Dolan was on the run from Officer Jenny, whereupon Ash and his friends found Scatterbug and prevented it from being recaptured by Dolan. It evolved into a Spewpa later on and when it had a battle with Dolan's Diggersby, it evolved into a Vivillon with an Elegant Pattern. Vivillon was then able to defeat Dolan and Diggersby.

Vivillon's known moves are Tackle, Protect, String Shot, Safeguard, and Stun Spore.

Debut To Catch a Pokémon Smuggler!
Voice actors
Japanese Rikako Aikawa (as Scatterbug and Spewpa)
English Eileen Stevens
Baa de Mer Ranch's Skiddo
Skiddo
Ash was riding a Skiddo, when he took part in Grace's racing training. Later, he used it to chase after Team Rocket.

None of Skiddo's moves are known.

Debut A Race for Home!
Voice actors
Japanese
English Kayzie Rogers
A wild Florges
Florges
Main article: Florges (anime)

This Florges is the leader of a Bug-type and Poison-type Pokémon army and was responsible for the invasion of Goodra's homeland, due to her wanting the spring water for her Floette, as the water had healing properties. She battled Goodra but lost after Goodra learned Ice Beam. She then cooperated with Team Rocket to kidnap Pikachu, Dedenne and a Wooper, believing the lie that Team Rocket would help heal Floette. However, after Team Rocket betrayed Florges and stole all the water from the wetlands, along with the three kidnapped Pokémon, Florges and her army switched allegiances and worked with Ash and Goodra to set them free. She then worked with Goodra to restore the wetland, using Grassy Terrain in conjunction with Goodra's Rain Dance to restore all of the water and vegetation.

Debut Defending the Homeland!
Voice actors
Japanese Megumi Hayashibara (XY069-XY070)
Hitomi Nabatame (XY123)
English Aurora Bea
Serena's Pancham
Pancham
Main article: Serena's Pancham

After a group of Pangoro caused Ash, his friends, their Pokémon, and Team Rocket to scatter, Ash found himself alone with Serena's Pancham. The two set out to find Fletchinder, who was bound to be looking for them. After reuniting with Fletchinder, Hawlucha, and Luxray, Ash and the four Pokémon soon found Serena, Chespin, and Frogadier, reuniting Pancham with its Trainer.

Debut Dreaming a Performer's Dream!
Voice actors
Japanese Noriko Shitaya (XY047-XY109, XY124-present)
Yuka Terasaki (XY114)
English Erica Schroeder
Clemont's Luxray
Luxray
Main article: Clemont's Luxray

After a group of Pangoro caused Ash, his friends, their Pokémon, and Team Rocket to scatter, Luxray found himself with Hawlucha and Fletchinder. Luxray and Hawlucha followed Fletchinder, who eventually found Ash and Pancham. Ash and the four Pokémon soon found Serena, who was with Chespin, and Frogadier, and later, Clemont, Pikachu, Braixen, and Bunnelby, reuniting Luxray with his Trainer.

Debut A Campus Reunion!
Voice actors
Japanese Kensuke Satō
English Billy Bob Thompson
Hoopa's Latios

Hoopa's Mega Latios
Latios ↔ Mega Latios
When Ash was involved in a battle against the shadow Hoopa Unbound, he commanded a Latios that Hoopa summoned. Latios is capable of Mega Evolving.

Latios's known moves are Dragon Pulse and Psychic.

Debut Hoopa and the Clash of Ages
Voice actors
Japanese
English Michele Knotz
Hoopa's Latias

Hoopa's Mega Latias
Latias ↔ Mega Latias
When Ash was involved in a battle against the shadow Hoopa Unbound, he commanded a Latias that Hoopa summoned. Latias is capable of Mega Evolving.

Latias's known moves are Dragon Pulse and Psychic.

Debut Hoopa and the Clash of Ages
Voice actors
Japanese
English Michele Knotz
Hoopa's Rayquaza

Hoopa's Mega Rayquaza
Rayquaza ↔ Mega Rayquaza Shiny
When Ash was involved in a battle against the shadow Hoopa Unbound, he commanded a Shiny Rayquaza that Hoopa summoned. Rayquaza is capable of Mega Evolving.

Rayquaza's known moves are Hyper Beam, Dragon Ascent, Dragon Pulse, and Twister.

Debut Hoopa and the Clash of Ages
Voice actors
Japanese Kiyotaka Furushima
English Kiyotaka Furushima
A rented Mamoswine
Mamoswine
Ash temporarily rode on a Mamoswine, along with Serena, to cross the snowy mountains and through the Frost Cavern.

None of Mamoswine's moves are known.

Debut Over the Mountain of Snow!
Voice actors
Japanese Kensuke Satō
English Marc Thompson
Sophocles's Charjabug
Charjabug
Main article: Sophocles's Charjabug

Ash captured this Charjabug in a cage, which he then gave to Sophocles, in order for him to catch it, which he did.

Ash later commanded Sophocles's Charjabug during the Charjabug race.

Debut So Long, Sophocles!
Voice actors
Japanese Unshō Ishizuka
English Simona Berman
Ash with Snowy
Snowy
Main article: Snowy

In The Ol' Raise and Switch!, Professor Kukui tasked everyone with switching their partner Pokémon with somebody else and Ash was given Snowy. At first, Snowy didn't warm up to Ash. However, with help and encouragement from Litten, Snowy soon warmed to him and was used in a battle against Pikachu, who was under Lillie's command.

Debut Racing to a Big Event!
Voice actors
Japanese Reina Ueda
English Emily Jenness
Buzzwole
Buzzwole
Main article: Ultra Beasts (anime) → Buzzwole

Buzzwole entered Alola through an Ultra Wormhole at Melemele Meadow, prompting the Ultra Guardians to embark on their first mission. They chased the Swollen Pokémon to Mahalo Trail, where it was eventually caught by Ash. It was then brought back to Melemele Meadow, allowing it to return home through a new wormhole opened by Professor Burnet.

Debut A Mission of Ultra Urgency!
Voice actors
Japanese
English Billy Bob Thompson
Stakataka
Stakataka
Main article: Ultra Beasts (anime) → Stakataka

Stakataka entered Alola through an Ultra Wormhole at the Pokémon School. The initial attempts by the Ultra Guardians to catch it failed due to it managing to avoid all of their Beast Balls, and during the following night, it moved to a construction site owned by Viren, where it was mistaken for a pedestal for a statue of Viren. Once the statue was placed on top of it, Stakataka became angry and started rampaging around until Ash removed the statue. Stakataka then let itself be caught by Ash upon learning that he was doing it only to make sure it would get back home. Later, back at the Pokémon School, Stakataka was safely returned to its home dimension through an Ultra Wormhole.

Debut The Long Vault Home!
Voice actors
Japanese
English Daniel J. Edwards
Pheromosa
Pheromosa
Main article: Ultra Beasts (anime) → Pheromosa

Pheromosa entered Alola through an Ultra Wormhole and began attacking Trainers who possessed Z-Crystals, stealing the Z-Crystals afterward. Meowth fell in love with Pheromosa and thwarted several attempts by the Ultra Guardians to catch it. Pheromosa was eventually defeated by Bewear, allowing Pheromosa to be caught and returned home.

Debut Beauty is Only Crystal Deep!
Voice actors
Japanese
English Emily Cramer



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