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In the anime
==In the anime==
[[File:Juan anime.png|250px|thumb|Juan in the {{pkmn|anime}}]]
Juan made his debut appearance in the {{pkmn|anime}}debuted in ''[[AG110|The Great Eight Fate!]]'', in whichwhere he was first seen putting on a show with his {{OBP|Pokémon|species}} at the inauguration of an art piece in [[Sootopolis City]]. Impressed by how Juan's Pokémon took the stage, {{an|May}} commented that Juan could be a great {{pkmn|Coordinator}} and that she had never seen someone using {{type|Water}} [[Move|attacks]] in such a beautiful and creative manner. Following his water show, {{TRT}} appeared to try to steal Juan's Pokémon. Juan initially mistook them for artists, but when {{Ash}} and {{ashfr}} told him that they were a trio of thieves, he easily sent them blasting off.
 
After that, Ash challenged him to a [[Gym]] {{pkmn|battle}}, which Juan accepted. He then offered the group a ride to the [[Sootopolis Gym]] on his boat, where May complimented Juan for his performance. Juan then revealed that he was once a Pokémon Coordinator. After winning the five required [[Ribbon]]s, he entered the [[Grand Festival]] and won with the help of {{p|Milotic}} and the others, earning the [[Ribbon Cup]] and receiving the title of [[Top Coordinator]].
 
HeJuan also explained how he ended up [[Type expert|specializing]] in Water-type Pokémon, revealing that he admired their streamlined physiques and their weakness to {{type|Electric}} moves. Max became intrigued by Juan having a liking for a weakness, and Juan explained that, throughout his years competing in [[Pokémon Contest]]s, he learned that being close to making a mistake is one of the best ways to add appeal to a [[Contest Battle]]. He added that he has learned to be defensive against the most tricky attacks and to wait for each of them and then defend.
 
When they got to the Gym, Juan was welcomed by his butler and {{cat|Gym assistants|assistant}}, {{ho|Sebastian}}, who informed Ash about the Gym rules. In order to test his challengers and make sure that they are ready to compete in the [[Hoenn League]] {{pkmn|League Conference|Championships}}, Juan provides Trainers with a unique challenge: the Gym battle is divided into four rounds, with the first one being a [[Double Battle]] held in a large {{wp|swimming pool}}, while the other three rounds consist of one-on-one battles conducted in a battlefield that resembles a lake surrounded by land. Ash was able to overcome the obstacles imposed by Juan and, in ''[[AG111|Eight Ain't Enough]]'', he succeeded in defeating Juan's ace Pokémon, Milotic, thus winning the {{Badge|Rain}} and qualifying for the [[Ever Grande Conference]].
|desc={{p|Sealeo}} made a cameo during its first appearance in {{TRT}}'s electric net but was eventually freed.
 
In the [[AG111|next episode]], Sealeo was one of the two Pokémon Juan used in the first round of his battle with Ash. Sealeo used Blizzard on {{AP|Pikachu}} and {{AP|Snorunt}}, but Snorunt countered it with {{m|Icy Wind}}. It then tried to hit Pikachu with Aurora Beam, but Pikachu dodged. When Ash switched Snorunt for {{AP|Corphish}} and attacked with {{m|Bubble Beam|BubbleBeam}}, Sealeo dived into the water and tried hitting Pikachu again, but once again Pikachu dodged. After Sealeo was left alone against both of Ash's Pokémon it used Ice Ball repeatedly and almost won the battle, but was eventually taken down by Corphish's {{m|Crabhammer}}.
 
It reappeared in a flashback in ''[[AG111|Eight Ain't Enough]]''.
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