Drawn with the Wind! (Japanese: シェイミ、メルタン、ナギサ！迷子の探検隊！！Shaymin, Meltan, Nagisa! The Lost Explorers!!) is the 117th episode of the Sun & Moon series, and the 1,056th episode of the Pokémon anime. It first aired in Japan on April 14, 2019 and is scheduled to air in the United States on August 17, 2019.
Ash and his classmates arrive at Malie City for their two-day exploration. Ash remarks that the city doesn't look very Alolan, and Lillie explains that Malie City was actually modeled on the Johtoregion. When it becomes windy, Sandy leaps out of Lana's arms and begins circling frantically. It wanders onto the busy road, but Shaymin saves Sandy from an oncoming vehicle. Mallow is pleased by Shaymin's quick thinking and credits the influence of Tsareena, who is busy working with her father at the restaurant. The group arrives at their meeting spot and waits for their guide to arrive. As they do, they encounter a boy clad in ninja garb, posing for several photos for Rotom's travel album. He introduces himself as their tour guide, Chikuwa Anaaki, who explains ninja attire is a Malie City tradition.
Chikuwa escorts the group to the local Pokémon Center to get changed into more suitable outfits for their day at Malie Garden. At Malie Garden, the students observe the Malie City life from atop the observatory tower. Sandy notices a procession of Eevee pass by, and ends up disturbing it in its eagerness to join in. Chikuwa announces that he will be leaving for now, and after dropping a smoke bomb, he vanishes into thin air. Everyone then decides to explore on their own. Meanwhile, Team Rocket is trying to sell their new three-in-one Combee doughnuts, but business is rather slow. Jessie looks out of their serving windows and spots the class taking a snack break. She also notices Shaymin, and the sight of the Mythical Pokémon surprises Team Rocket. A sudden gust blows through, taking Mallow's hair ornament, and Shaymin pursues it, followed by Sandy and Meltan. When everyone else notices this, Ash calls out Lycanroc to locate the missing trio. As the classmates begin their search, Team Rocket decides to grab the three missing Pokémon for themselves.
Later, Shaymin spots Mallow's hair ornament on the ground, but the wind picks it up again. The headband then gets stuck on a wooden post, which is too high for Shaymin to reach or climb onto. Lillie and Lana alert Nurse Joy about the missing trio, and she sounds an announcement through the city. Meanwhile, Meltan and Sandy are also looking for Shaymin and approach the Malie Garden Pokémon for leads, but they haven't seen it. Sandy then picks up a scent and follows it to Shaymin, who had recovered Mallow's hair ornament.
Suddenly, a giant spherical cage traps the trio inside. Team Rocket laughs and performs their motto. Sandy tries to Tackle the cage open, but fails and ends up with a bruise on its head instead. James declares that the cage is made of a steel alloy that Meltan cannot eat through. Meltan promptly latches onto one of the bars and dissolves it as its slides downwards. As the three Pokémon make a break for it, Jessie calls on Mimikyu to deal with the runaways. Wobbuffet and Mareanie also help to surround the escapees. Shaymin is initially scared, but notices that Meltan and Sandy are keen to fight their way out. Mareanie poisons Sandy with a Sludge Bomb attack. Meltan fires two Flash Cannons, but Mimikyu simply shifts its head around to avoid them. Shaymin calls out in desperation which alerts Mallow to its location, and the fact that it is surrounded by Team Rocket. Jessie explains that they are simply trying to steal some Pokémon, before being knocked to the ground by Lycanroc arriving on the scene. Ash and Lana soon arrive as well. Ash orders Meltan to Headbutt Mareanie out of the way. But she attempts a Sludge Bomb, but the poisonous onslaught doesn't affect Meltan because of its Steel typing. Meltan continues to advance and lands a direct hit on Mareanie. Shaymin then heals Sandy from its poisoning. Lana has Sandy knock Mareanie out with a Double-Edge. Jessie is still confident of a victory because she has her Mimikyu. She goes to order it into the battle, but notices it walking away. Jessie informs it that Pikachu is around, and it returns to the field. Its Wood Hammer clashes with Pikachu's Iron Tail, so Ash decides to concentrate on the rest of Team Rocket. Suddenly, Stufful walks over to Team Rocket with a Bewear-shaped kite in its paw. As expected, Bewear appears and prepares to whisk them away. She straps Team Rocket and their Pokémon to the kite, and also interrupts Mimikyu's match with Pikachu before running off with them. Malie City's strong winds prove gusty enough to sweep even Bewear off its feet, and fly it off into the distance.
Mallow, Ash and Lana are simply glad to be reunited with their respective Pokémon. Shaymin also returns the hair ornament, leading Mallow to realize that Shaymin ran off to recover it for her. The rest of the group arrive on the scene, and are equally relieved to see that everyone is safe. Sophocles stomach crumbles once again, so the group makes another stop off at a restaurant. Everyone watches as Sophocles and Ash gorge themselves on food. Later, the group returns to the Pokémon Center where they are greeted by Nurse Joy and their guide Chikuwa. Having also heard the news, Chikuwa is glad to see the missing Pokémon have since been recovered. He announces to the group that he has made plans for tomorrow, to visit the Kantonian Gym. Chikuwa reveals that he is one of the Trainers at the Gym. Ash is immediately excited by the prospect, and he and his classmates unanimously approve the idea.