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Ash's Pikachu

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In [[AG111|the next episode]], Pikachu was used as Ash's last Pokémon in the second round of the Sootopolis Gym battle. He went up against Juan's last and strongest Pokémon, his {{p|Milotic}}, which kept nullifying the damage dealt by Pikachu's attacks with Recover. Eventually, Milotic went underwater, making both Ash and Pikachu unable to see it. Milotic then tried hitting Pikachu with Iron Tail in an ambush, but he dodged it and climbed onto Milotic's body, grabbed onto its eyebrows, and flipped the Tender Pokémon into the water. While underwater, Pikachu used Thunder, knocking out Milotic, winning Ash the battle, and earning him the {{badge|Rain}}.
In ''[[AG118|Less is Morrison]]'', Ash used Pikachu in a 1-on-1 battle against his new rival [[Morrison]]., Heand he faced off against [[Morrison's Beldum]]. At first, Pikachu had the upper hand as the only move Beldum knew was Take Down, which he easily dodged before retaliating with Quick Attack and Thunderbolt. Pikachu then dodged another Take Down, but this time, Beldum reversed, and finally managed to hit Pikachu with its attack. After getting hit by a second Take Down, Pikachu used Iron Tail to counter another one, causing a big explosion whichthat knocked both Pokémon out.
In ''[[AG126|Saved by the Beldum]]'', Ash used Pikachu for the first round in the [[Ever Grande Conference]],. heHe went up against {{OBP|Gilbert|AG126}} and his {{p|Hitmonlee}}. Hitmonlee used {{m|Rolling Kick}}, but Pikachu managed to avoid the attack, and hit Hitmonlee with Iron Tail. Hitmonlee then went for {{m|High Jump Kick}}, which Pikachu managed to dodge as well using Quick Attack, causing Hitmonlee to crash, and take major damage. As Pikachu charged in for one final attack, Hitmonlee hit him with Mega Kick. While heading towards the ground, Pikachu managed to escape Hitmonlee's kick, and hit him with Iron Tail, knocking it out, and causing Ash to advance to the next round of the tournament.
In ''[[AG128|Shocks and Bonds]]'', Ash used Pikachu as his second Pokémon in his [[Full Battle]] against {{ho|Katie}} in the Victory Tournament, part of the Ever Grande Conference. He went up against Katie's {{p|Golduck}}, and was sent out due to the type advantage he had. However, Katie immediately switched to her {{p|Dugtrio}}, who had a type- advantage of its own. Pikachu used Quick Attack, but Dugtrio used Dig to dodge the attack. Then, Dugtrio used {{m|Sand Tomb}}, creating a huge patch of quicksand. Pikachu tried to escape, but couldn't and got pulled in by the sand. Ash had Pikachu use Thunderbolt, which had no effect on Dugtrio since it was a {{type|Ground}} Pokémon. Dugtrio used Double-Edge, and Pikachu attempted to block it with Iron Tail, but when both moves collided, Pikachu was knocked out, while Dugtrio emerged unharmed.
In ''[[AG130|Choose It or Lose It!]]'', Ash used Pikachu as his second Pokémon in his Full Battle against Morrison in the Ever Grande Conference. He went up against his {{p|Steelix}}. Steelix used Dragon Breath, but Pikachu dodged it, and used Quick Attack. Steelix countered with Iron Tail, hitting Pikachu hard. Steelix then used Dig, hitting Pikachu from underneath the ground. Pikachu tried using Iron Tail, but Steelix quickly dodged that with another Dig. Pikachu managed to dodge Dig, and hit Steelix with Quick Attack. Then, both Pokémon used Iron Tail, but Steelix's managed to overpower Pikachu's, knocking him out.
In ''[[AG131|At the End of the Fray]]'', Ash used Pikachu as his sixth and last Pokémon in his Full Battle against {{ho|Tyson}}. He went up against Tyson's {{p|Metagross}}, who had already defeated Swellow and Grovyle, but had a crack in its armor as a result. Despite initial complications, Pikachu usedwas Thunderboltable onto defeat the crackIron Leg Pokémon with Thunder. Afterwards, butPikachu itwent didnup against Tyson'ts dolast muchPokémon, his {{TP|Tyson|Meowth}}. Pikachu's Thunderbolt and Thunder attacks soon proved to Metagrossbe useless, as Meowth each time defended itself with its own Thunderbolt. MetagrossAsh then usedhad PsychicPikachu onuse PikachuQuick Attack, but heMeowth wasdodged ablethis towith dodgeDouble it,Team and hitfollowed Metagrossup with Iron Tail. Pikachu thencountered climbedwith ontohis Metagross,own andIron asTail, Metagrosscausing wasthe unablemoves to shakecollide. himAfter off,a Pikachuflurry finallyof defeatedattacks, theboth Pokémon used Iron LegTail, with both Pokémon withtaking Thunderthe hit, knocking them both down. AfterThough initially both of them got up, Pikachu wentfainted from exhaustion, causing Ash to end up againstin Tyson'sthe lastTop Pokémon,8 hisof {{TP|Tyson|Meowth}}the Ever Grande Conference.
Pikachu's Thunderbolt and Thunder attacks soon proved to be useless, as Meowth each time defended itself against Pikachu's Electric-type attacks with its Thunderbolt. After realizing this, Ash had Pikachu fight close-range, and ordered him to use Quick Attack. However, Meowth dodged this with Double Team, and followed up with Iron Tail. Pikachu countered with his own Iron Tail, causing the moves to collide. Pikachu and Meowth started attacking unceasing, with each time their attacks colliding. Both Pokémon then used Iron Tail, with both Pokémon taking the hit, knocking them both down. Though initially both of them got up, Pikachu fainted from exhaustion, causing Ash to end up in the Top 8 of the Ever Grande Conference.
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