PS503 : Tooth and Claw
Black & White arc
PS505 : A Cold Reception
The Cold Hard Truth
VS Vanirich
VIZ Media mini-volume Adventure 45 in Vol. 14
Kurokawa mini-volume Chapter 45 in Vol. 6
Shogakukan full volume Chapter 504 in Vol. 49
VIZ Media full volume Adventure 44 in Vol. 7
Series Pokémon Adventures

The Cold Hard Truth (Japanese: VS バニリッチ VS Vanillish), titled VS Vanillish in the Shogakukan Asia translation, is the 504th chapter of the Pokémon Adventures manga, and the 44th chapter of the Black & White arc.

It is subtitled Vanillish (Japanese: 気配 Indication) in the VIZ Media translation and The Cold Hard Truth in the Shogakukan Asia translation.


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Major events

For a list of all major events in the Pokémon Adventures manga, please see the history page.
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Pokémon debuts





  • The movie that Brycen appears in, ???(Japanese: 闘え!カビゴン Tatakae! Kabigon) is a reference to Tatakae! Dragon! [1]

In other languages

PS503 : Tooth and Claw
Black & White arc
PS505 : A Cold Reception
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