History of the Pokémon world (Adventures)

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This is a chronological list of significant events in the Pokémon Adventures manga and the chapters which they occurred in, or, for events which happened outside the series, where they happened in relation to the chapters.

Spoiler warning: this article may contain major plot or ending details.



Time Details
6 years prior
4 years prior
2 years prior

Red, Green & Blue arc

Chapter Details
A Glimpse of the Glow
Bulbasaur, Come Home!
The Secret of Kangaskhan
Wanted: Pikachu!
Onix is On!
Gyarados Splashes In!
Raging Rhydon
Suddenly Starmie
...But Fearow Itself!
Danger: High Voltorb
Buzz Off, Electabuzz!
Wake Up—You're Snorlax!
Sigh for Psyduck
That Awful Arbok!
Wartortle Wars
Tauros the Tyrant
The Jynx Jinx
A Tale of Ninetales
Blame it on Eevee
Long Live the Nidoking!
A Hollow Victreebel
Make Way for Magmar!
What a Dragonite
  • Red attempts to obtain HM03 Surf, but ultimately fails.
You know... Articuno!
Holy Moltres
Kalling Kadabra
Peace of Mime
Go for the Golbat
Zap! Zap! Zapdos!
The Art of Articuno
A Little Kadabra’ll Do It
The Winged Legends
And Mewtwo Too!?
And Mewtwo... Three!
Drat That Dratini!
Golly, Golem!
Long Live the Nidoqueen!?
Just a Spearow Carrier
  • Green is revealed to own a Nidoran♀ and a Weedle.
  • Green, Dr. O, Red, and Blue reach the semi-finals of the Indigo League Tournament.
  • Green reveals that she's also from Pallet Town.
  • Green is given the third Pokédex and becomes a Pokédex holder.
  • Green is defeated by Dr. O in the semi-finals, who then withdraws from the competition, leaving Red and Blue to battle in the final round of the Indigo League Tournament.
A Charizard... and a Champion

After the Red, Green & Blue arc

Chapter Details
After Red wins the Ninth Triennial Indigo League

Yellow arc

Two years have passed since the Red, Green & Blue arc.

Chapter Details
Ponyta Tale
  • Red leaves Pallet Town to battle his challenger.
  • A month later, Pika returns alone and injured.
Do do that Doduo
Sea Sea Seadra
Do Wrong, Dewgong!
Whacked by Marowak!
Paras Sight
As Gastly as Before
Lapras Lazily
Electro Magneton
Growing Out of Gengar
Can't Catch Caterpie!
Pidgeotto Pick-Me-Up
The Primeape Directive
  • Yellow's training with Blue has been going on for one week now.
  • Yellow and Blue are attacked by a group of Mankey.
  • Yellow decides to train alone and goes separate ways away with Blue.
The Coming of Slowpoke (Eventually)
Ekans the Ecstasy
The Kindest Tentacruel
Hitmonlee, Baby (One More Time)
  • Green tries to convince Bill to let her use his Pokémon Storage System.
  • Green and Bill are attacked by a Hitmonlee.
Breath of the Dragonair Part 1
Breath of the Dragonair Part 2
Breath of the Dragonair Part 3
Extricated from Exeggutor
Putting It on the Line... Against Arcanine
Karate Machop!
  • Pokémon are destroying the cities of Kanto while some of Kanto's Gym Leaders are trying to fight them.
  • Blue and Yellow reach Cerise Island.
Punching Poliwrath
  • Misty tries to save her city from the Gengar.
  • Flashback:
    • The battle between Red and Bruno starts.
Can You Diglett?
  • Flashback:
    • The battle between Red and Bruno continues.
    • Agatha and Lorelei interrupt the battle.
    • Agatha and Lorelei tell Red the reason he was called up.
Jigglypuff Jive
  • Pika continues its dream of the events on how Red got frozen.
    • Lorelei and Agatha try to recruit Red with them.
    • Red refuses and is turned into ice.
    • Pika escapes from the Elite Four.
Playing Horsea
Allied by Alazakam!
Muk Raking
Weezing Winks Out
Valiant Venomoth!
Make Way for Magikarp
Electrode's Big Shock
Take a Chance on Chansey
Striking Golduck
Victim of Venusaur
Airing Out Aerodactyl
Draggin' In Dragonair
Aerodactyl Redux
Eradicate Raticate!
  • Yellow realizes the reason she was chosen to take on the Elite Four: She shares the same powers as Lance.
Bang the Drum, Slowbro
Clefabulous Clefable
Gimme Shellder
  • Red is broken free out of the ice by Giovanni and is given a Spoon of Destiny.
  • Red gets his Pokédex back.
  • Blue tries to fight Agatha and her Gengar.
  • It is revealed that Bruno was mind-controlled by the rest of the Elite Four.
  • Agatha reveals some of the plan of the Elite Four.
Double Dragonair
Rhyhorn Rising
The Beedrill All and End All
The Might of... Metapod!?
  • Yellow's Pokémon evolve.
    • Kitty evolves into Metapod and then Butterfree.
    • Dody evolves into Dodrio.
    • Omny evolves into Omastar.
    • Gravvy evolves into Golem.
The Legend

After the Yellow arc

Chapter Details
Prior to Tyranitar War
Eight years before the Diamond & Pearl arc

Gold, Silver & Crystal arc

One year has passed since the Yellow arc.

Chapter Details
Murkrow Row
Who Gives a Hoothoot?
  • Gold's Pokémon get stolen.
Sneasel Sneak Attack
Elekid Incorporated
  • Gold discovers his backpack was stolen by Team Rocket in error and not by Silver.
  • Silver is revealed to own a Pokédex.
  • Silver battles the Rocket grunt and wins.
Stantler by Me
Number One Donphan
Bellsprout Rout
Totodile Rock
Sunkern Treasure
Into the Unown
Teddiursa's Picnic
Ursaring Major
You Ain't Nothing but a Houndour
The Ariados up There
Smeargle Smudge
How Do You Do, Sudowoodo?
Gligar Glide
  • A wild Gligar steals Gold's Egg and his Pokémon get it back.
  • The Egg hatches into a Togepi, which is nicknamed Togebo/Togetaro.
Quilava Quandary
Ampharos Amore
  • Jasmine and Amphy are stuck inside the Tin Tower after an earthquake at Ecruteak City.
  • Silver helps Jasmine from the rubble after being trapped.
  • Gold and Silver are trapped inside the Tin Tower as it starts to sink into the ground.
  • Gold's Polibo evolves into Poliwhirl and then into Politoed.
  • Gold and Silver escape but are surrounded but Team Rocket Grunts.
Piloswine Whine
Tyranitar War
Raise the Red Gyarados
Delibird Delivery -1
Delibird Delivery -2
Forretress of Solitude
  • Red is revealed to suffer from numbness on his hands and legs due to being frozen by Lorelei.
  • Red starts the test to become Viridian City's Gym Leader.
Rock, Paper... Scizor
Slugging It Out With Slugma
Three Cheers for Chikorita
A Flaaffy Kerfuffle
Surrounded by Staryu
  • Crystal creates the Pokémon Portable Transporter.
  • Crystal saves Bill from a herd of Staryu.
Off Course with Corsola
Querulous Qwilfish
Debonaire Dragonair
  • Suicune begins its journey of finding a worthy master.
  • Clair is the first Gym Leader Suicune fights.
Scrappy Skarmory
Misdreavus Misgivings
Jumping Jumpluff!
Miltank Melee
Indubitably Ditto
Great Girafarig
Suddenly Suicune (Part 1)
Suddenly Suicune (Part 2)
Suddenly Suicune (Part 3)
Absolutely Azumarill
  • Crystal fails to capture a Pokémon again.
  • Crystal's mother gives Crystal more Poké Balls.
  • Crystal starts to retrain on Mt. Mortar.
Hurray for Heracross
Lively Larvitar
Crossing Crobat
Really Raikou & Entirely Entei (Part 1)
Really Raikou & Entirely Entei (Part 2)
Raising Raichu
Do-Si-Do with Dodrio
Hello, Lickitung
Really Remoraid
Irked Igglybuff and Curmudgeonly Cleffa
Savvy Swinub
  • Whitney continues her battle with Suicune while Pryce helps her.
  • "Suicune" is revealed to be merely an ice sculpture, controlled by Pryce.
Sandslash Surprise
Lively Lugia (Part 1)
Lively Lugia (Part 2)
Lively Lugia (Part 3)
Curious Kingdra
  • Crystal, Gold, and Silver try to look for the Lugia that attacked them.
  • Silver goes to Lance to get the Pokémon he needs to fight Lugia.
Chinchou in Charge
Lovely Lanturn
Buzz Off, Butterfree!
Oh, It's Ho-Oh!
  • The 10th Pokémon League begins.
  • The Masked Man begins his battle with Ho-Oh.
Yikes, It's Yanma!
  • The 16 Gym Leaders find out who they are battling against.
Capital Kabutops
  • Jasmine defeats Brock in the first round, resulting in Kanto: 0 and Johto: 1.
Notorious Noctowl
  • Misty defeats Whitney in the second round, resulting in Kanto: 1 and Johto: 1.
  • Falkner defeats Janine in the third round, resulting in Kanto: 1 and Johto: 2.
Magnificent Magnemite
Silly Scyther
Popular Pupitar
Playful Porygon2
  • Yellow wakes up in a Day Care.
  • Pika and Chuchu create an Egg.
  • Red has revealed that he lent Gyara to Blue.
  • Silver arrives for the Indigo League.
  • A sudden heat wave appears.
Entranced by Entei
Heckled by Hitmontop
  • Blue beats Chuck, resulting in Kanto: 3 and Johto: 2.
Bringing up Bellossom
  • Pryce defeats Erika, resulting in Kanto: 3 and Johto: 3.
Slick Slowking
Lugia and Ho-Oh on the Loose, Part 1
Lugia and Ho-Oh on the Loose, Part 2
The Last Battle I
The Last Battle II
The Last Battle III
The Last Battle IV
The Last Battle V
The Last Battle VI
The Last Battle VII
The Last Battle VIII
  • Green overcomes her fear of birds.
The Last Battle IX
The Last Battle X
The Last Battle XI
The Last Battle XII
The Last Battle XIII
The Last Battle XIV
  • The Pokédex holders battle against Pryce and his ice soldiers.
  • Celebi is captured in a GS Ball by Pryce.
  • Yellow is forced to reveal her true identity to everyone in order to free Gold.
  • The Johto Pokédex holders go into the Crack in Time to face Pryce.
  • Gold manages to defeat Pryce, who willingly lets himself fall deeper into the Crack in Time.
  • Koga and Bruno invite Will and Karen into a new Elite Four.
  • Gold makes Red train him at Mt. Silver.
  • The Kanto Gym Leaders are declared the winners of the tournament.
  • The Pokémon League is suspended due to the damages it suffered.

After the Gold, Silver & Crystal arc

Chapter Details
  • Red and Gold continue their Mt. Silver training.
  • Hirō attempts to interview Red, much to Gold's annoyance.
  • Pibu is kidnapped by someone, who proceeds to knock the wind out of Gold.
  • Red and Pika attempt to rescue Pibu.
  • The attackers are revealed to be a wild Poliwrath and Venusaur.
  • Red and Pika battle the wild Poliwrath and Venusaur that kidnapped Pibu.
  • Due to their high level and being same species as Poli and Saur, Pika has trouble facing his opponents.
  • After calming him down, Red has Pika defeat the two Pokémon and rescue Pibu.
  • Sometime later, Red reveals that the Super Rising Thunder technique Pibu used to defeat the Masked Man is actually named Volt Tackle.
  • To help master the technique, Red lends Gold his gloves.
  • Red and Pika go off to meet up with Blue.
Eight years prior to the Diamond & Pearl arc
  • Diamond and Pearl see the comedy show that inspires them to become comedians.

Ruby & Sapphire arc

Main article: Timeline of Ruby and Sapphire's 80-day challenge

About two years have passed since the Gold, Silver & Crystal arc. Much of the events listed here pertain to events prior to the 80-day challenge.

Chapter Details
Creeping Past Cacnea
Making Mirth with Mightyena
Trying to Trounce Torchic
Distracting Dustox
  • July 3
    • Ruby is attacked by a wild Dustox.
    • Ruby's Mudkip defeats the Dustox and is named Mumu.
    • Ruby decides to keep the Pokédex.
    • Norman is informed of Ruby's running away and decides to search for his son.
    • Sapphire goes on her journey to challenge Hoenn's Gyms.
Nixing Nuzleaf
Brushing Past Breloom
  • July 4
    • Norman refuses Wally's request to help him capture a Pokémon.
    • Ruby takes the injured Wally back home and offers him to help capture a Pokémon.
Tongue-Tied Kecleon
Lombre Larceny
Mowing Down Ludicolo
Blowing Past Nosepass I
Blowing Past Nosepass II
Stick This in Your Craw, Crawdaunt I
Stick This in Your Craw, Crawdaunt! II
Guile from Mawile
Mashing Makuhita
Ring Ring Goes Beldum
Heavy Hitting Hariyama
Adding It Up with Plusle & Minun I
  • July 14
    • Ruby and Sapphire reach the Abandoned Ship.
    • Ruby encounters a pair of trouble-making Pokémon.
    • Sapphire hears more people coming on the ship.
Adding It Up with Plusle & Minun II
Tripped Up by Torkoal
Slugging It Out with Slugma
Slugging It Out with Slugma II
I'm Your Biggest Fan, Donphan
  • July 25
    • Sapphire is attacked by many robots under Wattson and Trick Master's control.
    • Wattson, Trick Master and Sapphire uncover the entrance to the Phantom Underground, New Mauville.
Plugging Past Electrike I
Plugging Past Electrike II
  • July 25
Not So Fetching Feebas
On the Loose and Hyper With Zangoose and Seviper I
On the Loose and Hyper With Zangoose and Seviper II
Hanging Around With Slaking I
Hanging Around With Slaking II
  • July 26
    • The battle between Norman and Ruby continues.
    • During the battle, Ruby and Norman nearly fall of the edge of the Weather Institute.
    • Ruby's mother reveals that Norman had already decided to let Ruby participate in Pokémon Contests.
Hanging Around With Slaking III
Bubble Bubble Toil and Azumarill I
Bubble Bubble Toil and Azumarill II
Assaulted by Pelipper I
Assaulted by Pelipper II
Mixing It Up with Magcargo
Mind-Boggling with Medicham
It's Absol-lutely a Bad Omen
What Would You Do for a Whismur?
Going to Eleven with Loudred & Exploud I
Going to Eleven with Loudred and Exploud II
  • August 13
    • Courtney offers Ruby to join Team Magma, only to be refused.
    • Ruby escapes Courtney's clutches.
    • Courtney gives up her search for the Red Orb to focus more on Ruby.
Short Shrift for Shiftry
I More Than Like You, Luvdisc I
I More Than Like You, Luvdisc II
Tanks, but No Tanks, Anorith and Lileep
  • August 20
    • Ruby asks Wallace to be his master, but is refused.
    • After testing Ruby, Wallace accepts Ruby's request to be his master.
    • Professor Cozmo's assistants reveals that the media has been withholding information from the public.
    • Archie is revealed to be the director of Hoenn TV.
    • Ruby and Wallace head off to Fortree City.
I Dare Ya, Altaria... Knock Chic off My Shoulder!
I'm Always Grumpig First Thing in the Morning I
  • August 21
    • Ruby and Sapphire meet up once again.
    • After an earthquake, a stampede of Spoink and Grumpig attack Ruby and Sapphire.
    • Sapphire finds out about Ruby's true strength.
I'm Always Grumpig First Thing in the Morning II
  • August 21
    • Sapphire learns about Ruby's strength and asks him to help save Hoenn.
    • Ruby refuses, as he doesn't have interest in saving Hoenn.
    • Angered, Sapphire tells Ruby to never come near her again.
    • Tate and Liza battle against Team Magma.
You Can Fight Day or Night With Lunatone & Solrock
Walrein and Camerupt
Master Class with Masquerain
Always Keep Whiscash on You for Emergencies
  • August 23
    • Hoenn begins to get flooded.
    • Team Aqua and Magma begin teaming up.
    • Ruby enters the Hyper Rank Contest and wins four of them.
    • Wallace finds Ruby.
    • After being scolded at by Ruby, Feefee runs away.
The Beginning of the End with Kyogre & Groudon I
The Beginning of the End with Kyogre & Groudon II
  • August 23
    • Kyogre is awoken first, and begins wreaking havoc in Hoenn.
    • Groudon is awoken second, but Maxie intends to give it the advantage with the Red and Blue Orbs.
The Beginning of the End with Kyogre & Groudon III
The Beginning of the End with Kyogre & Groudon IV
The Beginning of the End with Kyogre & Groudon V
The Beginning of the End with Kyogre & Groudon VI
The Beginning of the End with Kyogre & Groudon VII
Talk About Timing, Treecko
Dreadful Dealing with Dusclops
Very Vexing Volbeat
No Armaldo Is an Island
The Beginning of the End with Kyogre & Groudon VIII
Bravo, Vibrava
Can I Ninjask You a Question?
The Beginning of the End with Kyogre & Groudon IX
The Beginning of the End with Kyogre & Groudon X
The Beginning of the End with Kyogre & Groudon XI
The Beginning of the End with Kyogre & Groudon XII
The Beginning of the End with Kyogre & Groudon XIII
  • August 26
    • Steven and Hoenn's Elite Four come to help in Hoenn's crisis.
    • Steven reveals that Wallace is the real Hoenn Champion, but gave up the position.
    • The Elite Four go off to execute Steven's plan.
The Beginning of the End with Kyogre & Groudon XIV
  • August 26
    • The blind boy tries to decipher the Code Slab but fails to decode the missing part.
    • Kyogre and Groudon continue their battle.
    • Maxie and Archie arrive at Sootopolis.
    • It is revealed that in the past, Ruby and Sapphire had different personalities.
    • With the power of the meteor fragment, Ruby and Sapphire stop the power of the Red and Blue Orbs.
A Royal Rumble with Regirock, Registeel & Regice I
  • August 26
    • The massive explosion of energy continues to engulf Sootopolis.
    • Steven decides to abandon his plan and help in Sootopolis.
    • Upon arriving, Steven meets Sapphire, who gives him the letter Mr. Stone wrote to Steven.
    • With the letter, Steven figures out the way to awaken Regirock, Regice, and Registeel.
A Royal Rumble with Regirock, Registeel and Regice II
With a Spoink in Your Step I
With a Spoink in Your Step II
The Beginning of the End with Kyogre & Groudon XV
Rayquaza Redemption I
Rayquaza Redemption II
It All Ends Now I
  • September 17
    • Ruby goes out to fight with Courtney.
    • Due to the energy of Kyogre and Groudon being trapped, it slowly rises to the sky.
    • The reason why Ruby teamed up with Courtney is revealed.
It All Ends Now II
It All Ends Now III
  • September 17
    • Courtney tries to tell Ruby that the person controlling Rayquaza is Norman.
    • A tentacle pulls Courtney inside the Cave of Origin.
    • The Cave of Origin collapses, with Courtney inside.
    • Courtney's past is revealed.
    • A dying Courtney reveals to Ruby everything she knows.
It All Ends Now IV
  • September 17
    • Ruby learns the truth on why Norman didn't retake the Gym Leader test five years ago.
    • Ruby teams up with his dad and stops Kyogre and Groudon.
    • Kyogre and Groudon return to their slumber.
    • Steven and Norman suddenly become unresponsive.
It All Ends Now V
It All Ends Now VI
It All Ends Now VII
It All Ends Now VIII
  • September 18
  • September 19
  • September 20
    • Ruby wins all Ribbons, while Sapphire gets her last Gym Badge.
    • Peace returns to the Hoenn region.
    • The Red and Blue Orbs turn into gems, which are found by Giovanni.

FireRed & LeafGreen arc

This arc occurs half a year after the Ruby & Sapphire arc ends.

Chapter Details
The Escape
  • Green reveals that she is going to meet her parents.
  • Silver gives Green a new set of clothes.
Return to Pallet Town
  • Red and Blue return to Pallet Town.
  • Red and Blue are attacked by an invisible opponent.
  • Red and Blue learn that Professor Oak intends to take the Pokédex from them.
Now You See Me...
...Now You Don't
  • After Green's parents are sucked into the darkness, she faints and falls off the boat.
  • Red saves Green with Poli and takes her to the Pokémon Center.
  • Blue and Red decide to take revenge against the Pokémon that attacked Green.
  • An old woman tells Red and Blue that they are chosen to inherit special techniques.
Old Ultima Puts Them to the Test
Red and Blue Make Purple Opponents
  • Red and Blue face each other in the Path of Battling to learn Ultima's Ultimate Skill.
Double Dealing with Deoxys
A Vicious Cycle of Possibilities
My, My, My Mimic
A Beastly Cold Reception
  • Red, Blue, Bill, and Lorelei encounter Carr, Orm, and Sird of the Three Beasts.
  • Lorelei manages to get everyone away from the Three Beasts.
  • Carr, Orm, and Sird send out a hit-list for Red, Blue, and Green.
Put Your Beast Foot Forward
  • The Three Beasts begin attacking Five, Six, and Seven Islands.
  • Red, Blue, and Lorelei team up to battle against the Three Beasts.
  • Red faces Carr in battle and wins.
  • Blue battles against Orm.
  • Orm reveals that they have Professor Oak kidnapped.
Don't Doubt Deoxys
  • The townspeople of the Sevii Islands begin hunting Red, Blue, and Green.
  • Green awakens and begins leaving One Island.
  • Red begins facing Deoxys in battles.
  • Blue continues his battle against Orm and wins.
  • Ultima reveals that she intends on teaching Green Hydro Cannon.
Some Things Are Better Left Unown
Not Exactly Normal
  • Red becomes fearful of Deoxys.
  • Deoxys gets all four of its Formes unlocked.
  • Carr finds a picture of a young Giovanni with a child.
  • Giovanni reveals that he wants to find his missing son.
Going Green
It Takes Patience, Knowledge and a Really Quick Beedrill
  • Giovanni battles against Deoxys and captures it.
  • Red goes out on a journey to find himself.
  • Mewtwo appears in front of Red and reveals that it saved Lorelei.
Red, Green, Blue and Mewtwo Too
  • Mewtwo decides to fight against Team Rocket.
  • Red and the others arrive at Team Rocket's headquarters.
Once More into the Unown
Meet Deoxys, and Deoxys, and Deoxys, and...
Secrets from Sneasel
Give It Your Best, Blastoise
Surprised by Sneasel
A Well-Journeyed Jumpluff
Can Mewtwo Dish It Out with a Spoon?
Bested by Banette
Down-for-the-Count Deoxys
Mewtwo and Mew Too
Double Down Deoxys
It's Starting to Make Sense Now
  • Organism No. 2 reveals that it believes that it and Red are the same.
  • It is revealed that there are two Deoxys, one named Organism No. 1 and the other Organism No. 2.
  • Sird explains the Deoxys's past.
  • Silver awakens.
Mewtwo Comes Through
  • Silver meets his father, Giovanni for the first time.
  • Carr tries to kill everyone on the Team Rocket airship.
Start the Countdown, Starmie
Distant Relation Deoxys
Right on Time, Rhydon
  • Giovanni and Silver exit from the black hole.
  • Blue saves Silver and Giovanni from the flames.
  • Blue helps Silver acknowledge Giovanni as his father.
  • Mewtwo and Yellow exit from the black hole.
Storming the Forretress
Phew for Mew

Emerald arc

A few months have passed since the FireRed & LeafGreen arc.

Chapter Details
Never Spritz a Knotty Sudowoodo
Swanky Showdown with Swalot
  • June 30
Interesting Interactions Involving Illumise
  • June 30
    • The Frontier Brains learn that the media were under the impression that Emerald was allowed to challenge the Battle Frontier.
    • Emerald is tasked with defeating the Frontier Brains in seven days.
  • July 1
Pinsir Me, I Must Be Dreaming
  • July 1
    • Emerald continues to battle the Battle Factory, and starts his battle with Noland.
Gotcha Where I Wantcha, Glalie
  • July 1
    • Emerald continues his battle against Noland.
    • During the battle, Sceptile goes on a rampage and begins attacking Emerald.
    • With his E Shooter, Emerald calms Sceptile down.
    • Emerald defeats Noland and receives the Knowledge Symbol.
    • Emerald reveals that he stole the Sceptile from the Battle Factory.
As Luck Would Have It, Kirlia
  • July 1
    • Emerald finds out that the Sceptile is not a rental Pokémon.
    • Emerald reveals that he was sent to the Battle Frontier by someone.
    • Crystal is revealed to be assisting Emerald by sending him Pokémon to use in battle.
  • July 2
Moving Past Milotic
  • July 2
    • Emerald continues his Battle Pike challenge.
    • Emerald begins his battle against Lucy.
    • Noland begins investigating the rental Pokémon.
Just My Luck...Shuckle
  • July 2
    • Emerald continues his battle against Lucy and defeats her, earning the Luck Symbol.
    • Emerald decides to challenge the Battle Pyramid next.
    • Emerald goes to calm down the rampaging Pokémon put in the Battle Pike.
A Dust-Up With Dusclops
  • July 2
  • July 3
    • Emerald prepares to challenge the Battle Pyramid.
Chipping Away at Regirock
You Need to Chill Out, Regice
  • July 3
    • Emerald defeats Brandon and earns the Brave Symbol.
    • The Frontier Brains demand that Emerald tell them everything he knows.
A Sketchy Smattering of Smeargle
  • July 3
  • July 4
    • Emerald, the Frontier Brains, and reporter go to capture Jirachi at the Artisan Cave.
    • Emerald attempts to capture Jirachi, but someone else is revealed to be in the cave.
Skirting Around Surskit I
Skirting Around Surskit II
  • July 4
    • Anabel battles against Guile Hideout.
    • Emerald almost captures Jirachi, but is stopped by Guile.
    • Jirachi escapes, leaving only four days left to capture it.
    • Guile escapes, leaving the injured Frontier Brains and Emerald to return to the Battle Frontier.
    • Anabel reveals that Scott knew everything about Jirachi and Guile.
Sneaky Like Shedinja
Sneaky Like Shedinja II
Verily Vanquishing Vileplume I
Verily Vanquishing Vileplume II
Cunning Kirlia
Susceptible to Sceptile
A Cheeky Charizard Change-Up I
A Cheeky Charizard Change-Up II
Standing in the Way with Starmie
  • July 5
    • Guile Hideout leaves to have Jirachi grant his wish while having the rental Pokémon attack the people.
    • The Frontier Brains are forced to stop the rental Pokémon instead of pursuing Guile.
    • Emerald leaves his team to battle at the Battle Palace.
    • Emerald, Ruby, and Sapphire set off to the Battle Tower.
Lemme at 'Em, Lapras!
Facing Gulpin Is Hard to Swallow
The Final Battle I
  • July 6
    • Guile Hideout makes his wish and summons a monster Kyogre.
    • Crystal and Gold appear to help battle against Guile Hideout.
    • The final battle against Guile Hideout begins.
The Final Battle II
The Final Battle III
  • July 6
    • Emerald tries to make Jirachi grant his wish, but fails.
    • Gold and Crystal attempt to distract the monster Kyogre.
    • Emerald, Sapphire, and Ruby are given the bangles that teach them the Ultimate Moves.
    • Emerald begins explaining his past.
The Final Battle IV
The Final Battle V
The Final Battle VI
  • July 6
    • Jirachi grants Emerald's wish.
    • The Pokédex holders are freed from their petrification.
    • The monster Kyogre floods the whole Battle Frontier.
The Final Battle VII
The Final Battle VIII
The Final Battle IX
  • July 7
    • Scott takes Jirachi's last wish and invites various people to the Battle Frontier.
    • All ten Pokédex holders battle in a competition together at the Battle Dome.
    • Emerald receives the Ability and Tactics Symbols.
    • Professor Oak hires Todd Snap to take pictures on an island inhabited only by Pokémon.
    • Jirachi returns to its thousand-year slumber.

After the Emerald arc

Chapter Details
After Epilogue
  • Ruby and Sapphire start their trip of investigating the data for Pokédex.
One month after the Emerald arc
  • Silver and Blue travel together to Silver's eighteenth Secret Base to find Giovanni, only to find that he and Ursaring are missing.
  • Blue's Rhydon evolves into Rhyperior via trade.
  • Blue lends Silver his Rhyperior.
  • Professor Oak upgrades the ten Pokédexes and contacts Professor Rowan to manufacture the Sinnoh Pokédexes.
Six months before the HeartGold & SoulSilver arc

HeartGold & SoulSilver arc

Three years have passed since the Emerald arc.

Chapter Details
Out-Odding Oddish
  • At an unknown location, Gold faces Arceus.
  • Gold is revealed to own an upgraded Pokédex.
  • Gold flashes back to a few weeks prior to the current situation.
  • Gold, along with Whitney, travels to and enters in the Pokéathlon.
  • Gold faces Jet, another competitor, and wins.
Attaway, Aipom!
One Tough Togepi
Dealing With A Koffing Fit
Weavile Wobbles But It Won't Fall Down
Fortunately for Feraligatr
Pleased as Punch With Parasect
Raising the Stakes with Rhyperior
With a Little Help From Hitmonchan
It Takes Xatu to Tango
All About Arceus I
All About Arceus II
All About Arceus III
All About Arceus IV
All About Arceus V
  • Petrel reveals that Carr told him that Silver was Giovanni's son.
  • Petrel reveals that he intends on betraying Archer when they find Giovanni.
  • In an attempt to silence Silver, Petrel blinds and mutes him.
  • Silver sacrifices himself to distract Team Rocket.
  • Gold and Crystal use the Ultimate Moves to destroy Dialga, Palkia, and Giratina.
  • Arceus completes itself and sends the Executives flying.
  • Crystal cures Silver's blindness.
  • Dialga, Palkia, and Giratina quickly reform, as they cannot be destroyed once the creation process starts.
  • When Petrel tries to escape by disguising as Giovanni, he is defeated by the real one.
  • Giovanni, along with Lance and Pryce, comes to help.
All About Arceus VI
All About Arceus VII
  • Pryce reveals that it was Celebi brought him back because it sensed that Arceus would cause the destruction of Johto.
  • Archer, disappointed that Giovanni wasn't like he expected to be, tries to capture Arceus himself, but is easily defeated.
  • Giovanni, Pryce, and Lance take their battles outside.
  • Gold stays behind to combat Arceus.
All About Arceus VIII
  • Giovanni, Pryce, and Lance continue their battles outside the Sinjoh Ruins.
  • Celebi is revealed to be gathering the cure to Giovanni's disease with Pibu's assistance.
  • Giovanni's disease begins to affect him again, forcing Silver to take his place in the battle against Giratina.
  • Gold's team is defeated, sans Togebo.
  • Gold manages to fully connect with Togebo, allowing him to evolve twice, first into Togetic and then into Togekiss.
  • Togebo attacks Arceus, not doing any damage, but manages to calm it down.
All About Arceus IX

After the HeartGold & SoulSilver arc

Chapter Details
Sometime before the Diamond & Pearl arc
Sometime before the Platinum arc
A month before the Platinum arc

Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire arc

This happens at about the same year with HeartGold & SoulSilver arc.

Chapter Details
Metagross Investigates
Latias Flies
Claydol Unleashes
  • Ruby and Latios travel to the Sky Pillar after using Mega Evolution for the first time.
  • It is revealed that Steven has the Mega Stones for the respective Hoenn first partner Pokémon evolutions.
  • Ruby meets Zinnia and battles her.
  • Ruby manages to beat Zinnia and asks for her help to stop the crisis about to hit Hoenn.
  • An asteroid is expected to hit Hoenn in 10 days.
Salamence Evolves
Gorebyss Changes Color
Beedrill Prepares
Hoopa Distorts
Slowbro Has an Idea
  • The Draconids attack Ruby.
  • The Draconids reveal that a person named Aster was destined to stop the meteoroid, but her death led Zinnia into taking up her role in her place.
  • Pieces of the meteoroid fall onto the planet and knock Ruby and Latios into the sea.
  • Ruby wakes up in a cave and is told by Latios that a Diancie rescued them.
  • Latios and Latias show Ruby where Sapphire and Emerald are.
  • Mr. Stone and Steven begin using the Absorber to drain the energy from Chic and Sceptile's Mega-Evolved states.
  • Ruby decides to not side with Devon or Zinnia and instead aims to take up the role of controlling Rayquaza and stop the meteoroid by himself.
Goodra Spits
  • Ruby and Latios continue heading off.
  • Zinnia and a small army of Team Magma and Team Aqua Grunts arrive at Sea Mauville.
  • Zinnia reveals that in addition to Team Magma, she infiltrated Team Aqua and made friends in both teams who agreed to stop the Devon Corporation.
  • Zinnia sends the Grunts to battle in order to steal the dimensional shifter.
  • Sapphire attempts to keep the dimensional shifter away, but has her Mega Bracelet taken away by Zinnia.
  • Zinnia reveals everything about the meteoroid to Sapphire.
  • During the commotion, the mysterious Pokémon takes Sapphire away.
  • Ruby arrives at Sea Mauville to stop the fighting and Mega Evolves Mumu into Mega Swampert.
  • Gabby and Ty continue their investigation, and have discovered meteors falling in six different locations.
Swampert Smashes
  • Sapphire ends up in the rocket shuttle in Mossdeep City.
  • Sapphire hands Professor Cozmo the dimensional shifter.
  • The battle against Zinnia continues.
  • Steven reveals that his Metagross also had its life energy drained for the dimensional shifter.
  • Emerald reveals the culprit to Sapphire's disappearance is the Pokémon he encountered before: Hoopa.
  • Zinnia goes after Steven's Key Stone, but Ruby stops her.
  • Ruby gives his and Emerald's Mega Bracelets to Zinnia to convince her to leave.
  • Zinnia leaves, but Ruby reveals he took her scroll.
  • Blaise and Amber spy from afar and aim to obtain Hoopa for its ability to summon Legendary Pokémon.
  • The Lumiose Press editor-in-chief releases the information about the meteoroid to the press, causing the entire Hoenn region to know about it.
Diancie Shines
Blastoise Transforms
  • Red and Green battle Archie and Maxie.
  • Bill reveals that the Ruby and Sapphire have been regenerating back into the Red and Blue Orbs and believes them to be the embodiment of Hoenn's natural energy.
  • Red, Green, Archie, and Maxie are revealed to be able to use Mega Evolution.
  • Groudon and Kyogre fully emerge from Hoopa's ring and begin heading towards the Red and Blue Orbs.
  • Blaise and Amber are discovered by Ruby and Emerald, but manage to escape.
  • Blaise and Amber meet with Archie and Maxie, but ask who they are.
  • Jinga, Renza, and Tomatoma head to Meteor Falls, where they talk with an old woman about Groudon and Kyogre's awakening.
Groudon Returns
Kyogre Returns
  • Sapphire and Zinnia continue their battle.
  • Rono is revealed to have been present during the incident where Zinnia's Salamence attacked.
  • Four new Aqua and Magma Admins reveal themselves, revealing that the names of Tabitha, Shelly, Matt, and Courtney are codenames given to multiple different generations of Admins.
  • The rocket is successfully launched, but Zinnia follows after it with Sapphire following her.
  • After battling on the rocket, Zinnia attacks Sapphire with her Salamence.
  • Ruby and Emerald attempt to get into Meteor Falls, but are unable to get past Primal Groudon and Kyogre.
  • Archie and Maxie use Groudon and Kyogre to defeat Ruby and Emerald.
  • Archie and Maxie reveal their reappearance is all for the sake of saving the world from destruction.
  • Ruby and Norman arrive at the old Pokémon Association building.
  • Norman reveals that the operation to capture and study Rayquaza was funded by the House of Berlitz.
  • Norman uncovers footage of the operation to capture Rayquaza, which was headed by Mr. Stone.
  • In the footage, Mr. Stone leads a group of men to the Embedded Tower, where Rayquaza was located at the time.
  • Rayquaza appears and begins attacking the men, but Ruby notices a person standing on top of Rayquaza's head that causes it to Mega Evolve.
  • Norman reveals that he was given the Green Orb core from Emerald and uses a machine to change its color to jade and increases its power to control Rayquaza.
  • Rayquaza appears outside of the facility and begins feeding on meteoroid shards that have fallen into Johto.
  • Ruby and Norman attempt to battle Rayquaza in order to capture it, but Ruby gets captured.
  • Ruby uses the scroll to teach Rayquaza Dragon Ascent, but is unsure if it worked.
  • Ruby reveals that he plans on destroying the meteoroid with Sapphire.
  • The Hoenn Frontier Brains defeat the Admins of Neo Team Magma and Neo Team Aqua.
  • Sapphire wakes up inside a Secret Base on Route 120, where she meets Aarune.
  • Aarune reveals that he rescued Sapphire after her defeat and healed her Troppy at a Pokémon Center.
  • Emerald locates Sapphire through Hoopa's ring.
  • Maxie and Archie emerge from their training space, having finished their training with Groudon and Kyogre.
  • Ruby and Norman use Hoopa's ring to return to the Meteor Village.
  • When Rayquaza sees Groudon and Kyogre through Hoopa's ring, it goes wild and throws Norman off of its back.
  • Rayquaza attempts to attack Groudon and Kyogre, only for Hoopa to use its rings to send Rayquaza to Sapphire's location.
  • Ruby is thrown far away by Rayquaza, but is saved by Wally.
  • Wally battles Rayquaza in an attempt to subdue it, but is stopped by Ruby.
  • Ruby attempts to reason with Rayquaza, only to notice that Sapphire has appeared in front of him.
  • Ruby, Sapphire, Maxie, and Archie continue attacking the small meteoroid, but are unable to fully destroy it, causing pieces to crash into Groudon and Kyogre.
  • Maxie and Archie's bodies begin breaking apart.
  • Blaise and Amber go to help their leaders, only to find their bodies crumbling away.
  • Maxie and Archie reveal how they returned from their supposed deaths.
  • Sapphire tells Ruby that Rayquaza needs power in order to Mega Evolve and destroy the meteoroid.
  • Zinnia attacks Ruby and Sapphire.
  • Zinnia attacks Ruby and Sapphire in order to get Rayquaza away from them.
  • Using a Noivern that belonged to Aster, Zinnia lures Rayquaza away.
  • Sapphire regains the use of her voice.
  • Zinnia attempts to convince Rayquaza to join her, but is rejected and sent flying.
  • Ruby and Sapphire meet with Emerald.
  • Emerald reveals that Rayquaza is in a rage above Sootopolis City and that Latios rescued Zinnia.
  • Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald meet up with Steven and Mr. Stone in Sootopolis.
  • Mr. Stone attempts to apologize for his misdeeds, but Zinnia rejects his words.
  • Believing that she can't take Aster's place, Zinnia gives up on saving the world.
  • Angered by her words, Emerald says that there's still something they can do to help save the world.
  • Zinnia reveals that the Lorekeeper's will not survive the mission to ride Rayquaza into space.
  • Red, Green, Giovanni, Blaise, and Amber arrive to help.
  • Giovanni reveals he is in possession of a Key Stone, while Blaise and Amber are revealed to have taken their Leaders' Key Stones and Mega-Evolving Pokémon.
  • By using Mega Evolution, Giovanni reveals that the meteoroid may be housing a Pokémon inside of it.
  • The Hoenn Gym Leaders, Elite Four, Frontier Brains, and scientific minds come to assist in stopping the meteoroid.
  • Emerald contacts the Johto Pokédex holders to ask for assistance from Kanto and Johto.
  • Gold reveals that Norman is safe with him and the others.
  • Ruby introduces Sapphire to the Elder, who gives them a Gardevoirite for Rara and a Galladite for Kirly.
  • Steven gives Zinnia a jar of Key Stones that used to belong to Aster that were taken from the Embedded Tower.
  • Steven reveals that his Key Stone was given to him from Gurkinn.
  • Zinnia collapses from her injuries.
  • When Ruby wonders who should go on Rayquaza, Sapphire asks if he's going to back to his old ways.
  • Wallace, Juan, Tate, Liza, and Lisia arrive at Sootopolis.
  • When Sapphire sees Ruby talking to Lisia, she assumes Ruby is flirting and leaves in a huff.
  • Ruby attempts to explain himself, but Sapphire attacks by Mega Evolving Kirly, forcing Ruby to Mega Evolve Rara to defend himself.
  • Ruby tells Sapphire that he wishes to become Lorekeeper and stop the meteoroid together with her.
  • Professor Cozmo discovers that the meteoroid is the same as the Grand Meteor shard he found four years ago.
  • One of Professor Cozmo's assistants decides to name the meteoroid Grand Meteor Delta.
  • Ruby and Sapphire tell Zinnia about their plan to take over as Lorekeeper, which the latter reluctantly accepts.
  • Later, Emerald and the Trick Master tell Ruby and Sapphire that the Magma and Aqua Suits are finished, only to find the two in Contest outfits.
Omega Alpha Adventure 21
  • Ruby and Sapphire are outfitted with the Magma and Aqua Suits.
  • Rayquaza takes Ruby and Sapphire to confront Grand Meteor Delta in space.
  • Ruby and Sapphire Mega Evolve Rayquaza and have it attack Grand Meteor Delta.
  • Back on Earth, Steven commands the three regions to attack Grand Meteor Delta at once.
  • Grand Meteor Delta is destroyed, but a Deoxys that was contained inside emerges from a Delta Shield.
  • As Ruby and Sapphire confront the Deoxys, Giovanni confirms that the Deoxys is Organism No. 1 that was disposed of by Team Rocket.
  • Ruby and Sapphire defeat Organism No. 1 by shattering its core, sending it back to the depths of space.
  • Ruby and Sapphire return safely to everyone with Rayquaza.
  • Ruby has Hoopa use its rings to find a Diancite for him.
  • Diancie is revealed to be departing for the Kalos region with Steven.
  • Ruby and Sapphire perform in a Contest Spectacular together, where Ruby has Diancie Mega Evolve into Mega Diancie.

Before the Diamond & Pearl arc

Chapter Details
Pokémon Ranger the Comic: Double Mission Episode One
Pokémon Ranger the Comic: Double Mission Episode Two
Pokémon Ranger the Comic: Double Mission Episode Three
Pokémon Ranger the Comic: Double Mission Episode Four
Pokémon Ranger the Comic: Double Mission Episode Five
Team Dim Sum
  • Kellyn and Kate meet the Sinis Trio.
  • The Sinis Trio reveal that they removed the Three Gems to allow them control over the Shadow Crystal.
  • Kellyn and Kate retrieve two of the Three Gems and rush to help Darkrai.
  • Kincaid is revealed to be a member of Team Dim Sun.

Diamond & Pearl arc

Chapter Details
Stagestruck Starly
A Bevy of Bidoof
Extreme Luxio
  • The group gets attacked by a Luxio.
Putting a Crimp in Kricketot
A Conk on Cranidos's Cranium
Honey for Combee
Belligerent Bronzor
Robust Rotom
Ring Around the Roserade I
Ring Around the Roserade II
A Big Stink Over Stunky
Passing by Probopass and Maneuvering around Magnezone
Boogying with Buneary
  • Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum find out about Super Contests.
Perturbed by Pachirisu
  • Platinum enters her first Super Contest.
  • Platinum wins the Normal Rank Super Contest.
Crowded by Croagunk & Advanced on by Abra I
  • Paka and Uji catch up with Platinum, Diamond, and Pearl.
  • Platinum, Diamond, and Pearl meet Fantina.
  • Fantina takes Platinum, Pearl, and Diamond to the Lost Tower after being attacked by Paka and Uji, who believe that Diamond and Pearl have kidnapped Platinum.
  • Paka and Uji arrive at the Lost Tower and begin to battle with Team Galactic.
Crowded by Croagunk & Advanced on by Abra II
Knowledge of the Unown I
Knowledge of the Unown II
Magnificent Meditite & Really Riolu I
Magnificent Meditite & Really Riolu II
Stunning Staravia & Stinky Skuntank I
Stunning Staravia & Stinky Skuntank II
Great Gible
Bombastic Bibarel & Heroic Hippopotas
Dramatic Drapion & Crafty Kricketune I
Dramatic Drapion & Crafty Kricketune II
A Skuffle with Skorupi
Crafty Carnivine
Floatzel and Jetsam
Suffering Psyduck
  • The group meets Cynthia again.
  • Cynthia and the group finally make the Psyduck move.
  • Cynthia and the group find a missing Psyduck.
Problematic Probopass and Mad Magnezone I
Problematic Probopass and Mad Magnezone II
  • The group continue to battle Cyrus.
  • Diamond tells Pearl how he feels about him always butting in.
Problematic Probopass and Mad Magnezone III
Drifting Drifblim
  • The group find out that Fantina is the Hearthome Gym Leader.
  • A Team Galactic Grunt wearing a cloak tricks Platinum's father into paying money because they had captured Platinum.
Mirages of Mismagius I
Mirages of Mismagius II
  • Platinum defeats Fantina, earning her the Relic Badge.
  • The talking Gym Statue is revealed to be the Sinnoh Chairman.
  • The groups next stop is now Canalave Library.
  • The group find out that two scholars have gone missing.
Brash Bronzong I
Brash Bronzong II
Startling Staraptor
  • October 23
    • Platinum recovers from the truth and learns of Team Galactic's plan.
  • October 24
    • Platinum reveals her full name to Diamond and Pearl.
    • Diamond and Pearl return their Pokédexes, but are allowed to keep them.
Hurrah for Rapidash
Grumpy Gliscor
Lucky Lucario I
  • Diamond starts his special training with Riley having a 1 on 3 battle and losing.
  • Diamond receives his second task from Riley; to make his way down to the lower part of the cavern, battling powerful wild Pokémon en route.
Lucky Lucario II
  • Diamond finishes his second task and succeeds.
  • Diamond's final task is to retrieve a Pokémon Egg in the cavern from ambushing Pokémon.
  • Diamond runs into the Steelix he battled on his first day of special training.
Vexing Vespiquen & Unmanageable Mothim I
Vexing Vespiquen & Unmanageable Mothim II
Winning Over Wingull
Maddening Magby
Showdown with Houndoom
  • Luxray saves Pearl from the molten furnace, burning its back in the process.
  • Pearl and Luxray battle a Houndoom and win.
  • Pearl captures the wild Luxray and names it Rayler.
Disagreeable Graveler
Striking Out Snover
  • Platinum meets Candice.
  • Platinum switches to her winter clothing however she quickly takes it off when traveling to her upcoming Gym Battle.
  • Platinum meets up with Maylene.
  • Platinum and Candice begin their Gym battle.
To and Fro with Froslass
Cautious Clefairy
Licking Lickitung
Luring in a Lickilicky
Well Met, Weepinbell
Yikes, Yanmega! I
Yikes, Yanmega! II
Stopping Sableye
  • October 27
    • Diamond arrives home and changes his clothes before learning his mother has been kidnapped and runs off to save her.
    • Platinum, Maylene, and Candice are attacked by Jupiter.
    • Platinum turns 12.
Getting Past Gastrodon
Outwitting Octillery
  • Diamond rescues his mother and attempts to attack the Galactic airship but is stopped by Mars.
  • Pearl arrives at Lake Valor but is attacked by Saturn.
  • Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum are powerless to stop the Galactic bomb from exploding.
Tackling Tangrowth
  • The Galactic bomb's target is revealed, Lake Valor.
  • The Lake Guardians rise from their lakes as a response to Lake Valor being blown up.
  • Uxie is captured.
  • Platinum, Maylene, and Candice are completely defeated by Jupiter.
Mixing It Up with Machamp
Bogging Down Quagsire
Besting Buizel I
Besting Buizel II
Cleaning Up Grimer
  • Diamond is revealed to have sneaked onto the Galactic airship.
  • Diamond is revealed to be a fan of Red.
  • Pearl reveals his full team.
Encountering Elekid
Shorting Out Electivire
Halting Honchkrow
Chancing Upon Chingling
High-tailing It from Haunter
Shunning Spiritomb
  • Cynthia and Cyrus battle each other.
  • Cyrus escapes from the battle with Cynthia too exhausted to follow.
Creeping Away from Cradily
Double Trouble with Dialga and Palkia I
Double Trouble with Dialga and Palkia II
Double Trouble with Dialga and Palkia III
Double Trouble with Dialga and Palkia IV
Double Trouble with Dialga and Palkia V
  • Time and Space begin to distort all around Sinnoh, causing people to end up in a different, random location.
  • Looker attempts to interrogate the two scientists from Lake Valor while Dr. Footstep ends up at the Spear Pillar.
  • Diamond returns Drifblim to Fantina.
  • A black hole begins to suck everyone in the Spear Pillar into it. Diamond attempts to stop it by himself but is saved by Regigigas.
Double Trouble with Dialga and Palkia VI

Platinum arc

This arc occurs two weeks after the Diamond & Pearl arc ends.

Chapter Details
Leaping Past Lopunny
Deprogramming Porygon-Z
Getting the Drop on Gallade I
  • Platinum continues her Battle Castle challenge.
Getting the Drop on Gallade II
Clobbering Claydol
Interrupting Ivysaur
Tackling Togekiss
Exit Empoleon
Cooling Off Heatran
Softening Up Kakuna
  • Platinum starts her Battle Factory challenge.
  • Platinum sends her Pokémon to Stark Mountain to find Looker.
Uprooting Seedot
Outlasting Ledian
Dealing with Dragonite
Unplugging Rotom (Heat, Wash, Mow, Fan, Frost)
The Final Dimensional Duel I
The Final Dimensional Duel II
The Final Dimensional Duel III
The Final Dimensional Duel IV
The Final Dimensional Duel V
The Final Dimensional Duel VI
The Final Dimensional Duel VII
The Final Dimensional Duel VIII
The Final Dimensional Duel IX
The Final Dimensional Duel X
The Final Dimensional Duel XI

Before the Black & White arc

Chapter Details
Three years before the Black & White arc

Black & White arc

Chapter Details
Fussing and Fighting
  • Professor Juniper prepares to give three Pokémon to three upcoming Trainers.
  • Tepig and Snivy get into a fight, causing havoc.
  • Oshawott gets angry at the two and begins attacking them.
  • Professor Juniper stops the fight and worries if the three can get along with their Trainers.
  • Black receives the package containing the first partner Pokémon, and chooses Tepig.
  • Black gets his Pokédex.
  • Bianca chooses Snivy for Cheren; and Oshawott for herself.
  • Cheren and Bianca get their Pokédexes; however, they are broken, leaving Black with the only working Pokédex.
  • Black and Tepig defeat a Sewaddle who attacked them in the trees.
A Nickname for Tepig
Black's First Trainer Battle
  • Black meets Hiker Andy.
  • Black helps Andy start his dream of beating the Pokémon League once again.
Lights, Camera...Action
  • A mining company finds a mysterious stone at the Desert Resort.
  • Black meets White, the president of the BW Agency.
  • A wild Galvantula attacks a commercial shooting only to be defeated by Black.
  • White hires Black to her company in order to pay his debt for destroying the recording equipment.
An Odd Speech
Letting Go
Listening to Pokémon
Welcome to Striaton City!!
Their First Gym Battle
Battle at the Dreamyard
Wheeling and Dealing
Battle at the Museum
  • Black begins his Gym battle against Lenora.
  • White and the director talk to the Mayor of Nimbasa City about getting tourists to Nimbasa.
  • White comes up with the idea of a Pokémon Musical, an idea the mayor loves.
Defeating Stoutland
  • Black defeats Lenora.
  • White tells Black about her successful talk to the mayor of Nimbasa City.
  • Clay informs Lenora about a mysterious stone he found at Twist Mountain, later revealed to be the Dark Stone.
  • Clay is spied on by the Shadow Triad.
The Mystery of the Missing Fossil
A Direct Attack and a Daunting Defense
Lost in the Big City
Big City Battles
The Case of the Missing Pokémon
At Liberty on Liberty Garden
To Make a Musical
Special Delivery
  • The Pokémon Musical begins.
  • Because of a mishap involving the Driftveil Drawbridge, supplies for the Musical are unable to be sent to Nimbasa in time.
  • White manages to get the supplies on time with the help of the Mistralton Cargo Service.
  • Black goes to start his Gym battle with Elesa.
  • N traps White in one of the Ferris Wheel cars.
Battle on a Roller Coaster
  • Black has his Gym battle against Elesa.
  • Black defeats Elesa and encounters the Legendary Pokémon Thundurus.
Gigi's Choice
  • N reveals to White that he is Team Plasma's king.
  • N convinces Gigi to join his cause, making her betray White.
  • White falls off of the Ferris Wheel, and falls unconscious at Gigi's betrayal.
  • N gives White his Servine.
Unraveling Mysteries
  • White is found by Marshal.
  • Black takes White to the hospital and learns what happened to her.
  • Black and White learn about the Battle Subway.
A New Perspective
Growing Pains
  • White becomes a Pokémon Trainer.
  • The Servine N gave White is revealed to obey White's orders.
  • With the help of Black, White captures a Deerling.
  • Black captures a Tirtouga, which Marshal reveals used to belong to him before he released it.
  • Black and White meet Alder, the Unova Champion.
  • White leaves Black to go and train on the Battle Subway.
  • Black lends White Brav so that she will have three Pokémon on her team.
Drawing Bridges
  • A Zorua causes havoc on the Driftveil Drawbridge, making people unable to cross it.
  • With help from Elesa, Black gets past the drawbridge.
  • Black faces and defeats the trouble-making Zorua on the drawbridge, causing it to flee.
  • Black meets Clay.
A Stormy Time in the Battle Subway
Fight in a Cold Climate
  • Black meets up with Cheren again.
  • Team Plasma steals Cheren's Snivy.
  • Together, Black and Cheren defeat Team Plasma and rescue Snivy.
Mine Mayhem
Underground Showdown
  • Black battles Clay and wins.
  • Clay reveals that Team Plasma is planning to steal the Dark Stone.
  • Black and Clay go to Mistralton City to meet with the other Gym Leaders.
Up In The Air
  • Black and Clay arrive at Mistralton City.
  • Black meets up with the other Gym Leaders.
  • Skyla decides to battle Black in order to test him.
  • The Shadow Triad prepare to steal the Dark Stone.
The Battle Within
Museum Showdown
Finding Truth
  • The Gym Leaders and Hawes are captured by the Shadow Triad, but Brycen manages to escape.
  • Black is tricked by a Team Plasma Grunt into revealing the Dark Stone's location.
  • Ghetsis takes the Dark Stone to N, who then uses it to revive Zekrom.
  • Lenora is revealed to have had the Light Stone the entire time.
  • Reshiram chooses Black as its "hero".
  • Brycen takes the unconscious Black and the Light Stone with the intent to train him.
Decisions, Decisions
School of Hard Knocks
With a Little Help from My Friends
  • White continues her training with Ingo and Emmet and has become a strong enough Trainer to tie in a battle with Ingo.
  • The Battle Subway train arrives in Anville Town.
  • White is revealed to have captured a Stunfisk named Dorothy, an Alomomola named Nancy, and a Solosis named Sally.
  • White attempts to nickname Servine Amanda, only to be attacked in response.
  • White encounters Bianca, who's depressed because all she's been able to accomplish on her journey is running away from her overprotective father.
  • White takes Bianca to the Café Sonata in Castelia City to help her with her musical talent.
  • Upon entering, White and Bianca discover the place in shambles while a wild Vullaby attacks a wild Meloetta.
A Lost Melody
  • Bianca takes the Guitarist's guitar so that she help perform with Meloetta in his place.
  • Bianca helps Meloetta remember the move Relic Song and helps it defeat the wild Vullaby group with its Pirouette Forme.
  • White captures the leader Vullaby with the intention on having her star as a villain in movies and names her Barbara.
  • Professor Juniper reveals that she has fixed Bianca's Pokédex and sends her father to send it to them.
  • Bianca gives up her Pokédex to White so that she can be Professor Juniper's assistant.
  • Bianca reveals that she hasn't heard from Cheren in weeks and is worried about his unusual behavior.
  • With her training finished, White goes to return to Black.
The Beginning
  • Flashback from nine years prior:
    • Black manages to convince Bianca's father to let him study Pokémon so that he and Cheren will be allowed to play with Bianca.
    • Black learns about the Pokémon League and tries to find a way to get a Pokédex.
    • Bianca decides to help Black capture a Pokémon, only to disturb a then-wild Brav.
    • A then-wild Musha is attracted to Black's dreams and eats them for the first time.
Tooth and Claw
  • Flashback:
    • Thanks to the wild Munna's help, Black saves Bianca from the wild Rufflet.
    • Black decides to capture the wild Rufflet and name it Brav.
    • With Munna's help, Black captures the wild Rufflet.
    • The wild Munna joins Black's team and is named Musha.
  • Black starts his challenge of the Icirrus Gym.
The Cold Hard Truth
  • Black continues his challenge of the Icirrus Gym.
  • N attempts to convince Zekrom to join his cause.
  • Drayden reveals to the press that the Pokémon League's date has been pushed up from three months to one week.
A Cold Reception
  • Black continues his challenge of the Icirrus Gym.
  • Costa evolves into a Carracosta and wins the battle for Black.
  • Black obtains the Light Stone.
  • Black attempts to summon Reshiram, but fails.
  • Black learns that the League's date has been pushed up and becomes worried that he won't be able to compete in the League without eight Badges.
  • Brycen tells Black about the Swords of Justice.
  • Iris suggests that he try to awaken Reshiram, but Black claims that it's impossible and runs off.
A Week to Go and Old Wounds
A Misunderstanding
The Lesson Ends Here
  • Alder reveals that he intends on giving up his Champion title.
  • Alder meets N and challenges him to a battle.
  • N is revealed have tamed Zekrom.
  • White returns to Black and returns Brav back to him.
  • Amanda is revealed to have evolved into a Serperior.
  • Black, White, and Iris discover Alder and N's battle.
Will the Truth Come Out?
  • N defeats Alder.
  • Reshiram awakens from the Light Stone, only to return to its stone form.
  • White tells Gigi that she is free to choose whatever goal she desires.
  • Cedric Juniper arrives to have N reveal where Team Plasma's castle is.
A Wretched Reunion
  • Black, White, and Cedric Juniper defeat Gigi and Zorua.
  • Professor Juniper and Fennel arrive.
  • Cedric Juniper reveals that he and his daughter both had a set of first partner Pokémon.
  • Cedric Juniper reveals that N liberated his set of first partner Pokémon, Oshawott stayed with him, Snivy went with N, then went to White, and Tepig ran away.
  • No longer liking the taste of Black's dreams, Musha decides to leave Black.
  • Black falls unconscious from Musha's leaving.
  • N escapes and destroys the third Pokédex meant for Cheren.
Dream a Little Dream
Hallway Hijinks
  • Black challenges Drayden for his final Gym Badge and entrance into the League.
  • Caitlin uses her powers to relay information between the kidnapped Gym Leaders and Black.
  • Black defeats Drayden, earning him the Legend Badge.
  • Black enters the League and makes it to the Best 8.
  • Iris, Cheren, a disguised Zinzolin, a mysterious man in a mask, a young boy, a swimmer, and a disguised Looker all join Black in the Best 8.
Into the Quarterfinals!
  • Brycen continues looking for Team Plasma's castle.
  • Black faces Lou Karr in the first round of the quarterfinals and wins.
  • Lou Karr is revealed to be a disguised Looker who aims on finding any members of Team Plasma infiltrating the League.
The Tournament Continues
The Shadow Triad
One Way or Another
Something Suspicious
True Friends
  • Black and Cheren battle in the finals.
  • Cheren reveals that he has been influenced by Team Plasma and has chosen to follow their ideals so that he can gain strength. He also reveals that he has forsaken his Pokédex.
  • White finds out that Zinzolin is with Team Plasma and Hood Man is assisting him.
  • Looker captures Zinzolin.
  • White attempts to warn Black about Team Plasma, but Hood Man captures her and takes her away.
  • Black defeats Cheren.
  • Musha returns to Black, now evolved into a Musharna.
  • Angered at Team Plasma's manipulating his friends, Black awakens Reshiram and challenges Team Plasma to come out of hiding.
Something Suspicious
  • Cilan, Cress, and Chili continue their battle with the Shadow Triad.
  • Cilan, Cress, and Chili evolve their Pansage, Panpour, and Pansear to gain an advantage.
  • The Swords of Justice arrive and witness the battle.
  • Keldeo decides the Gym Leaders are on the side of good and jumps in to stop the Shadow Triad.
  • The Shadow Triad attempt to capture Keldeo, but are stopped by Cobalion, Terrakion, and Virizion.
  • Cobalion, Terrakion, and Virizion defeat both the Striaton Gym Leaders and the Shadow Triad.
  • As the Swords of Justice leave, the Shadow Triad unleash their secret weapon on the quartet.
  • Keldeo is almost hit by the weapon's attack, but is protected by its three seniors, who are frozen and sink into the waters below.
Cold Hard Truth
  • Black demands that Zinzolin tell him where Hood Man took White.
  • Brycen digs down to find Team Plasma's castle, but is defeated and captured by Ghetsis.
  • Zinzolin summons N's Castle from beneath the Pokémon League.
  • Team Plasma begins marching out.
  • The captured Gym Leaders are hoisted up on crucifix-like objects as a display of Team Plasma's power.
  • Reshiram senses Zekrom and leaves Black behind to fight its counterpart.
  • The Elite Four attempt to face Team Plasma, but they are interrupted by Hood Man, who uses Tornadus, Thundurus, and Landorus in an attempt to figure out their Therian Formes.
  • Black attempts to rescue the Gym Leaders, but Ghetsis stops his every move.
  • Black is assisted by Andy, Shoko, Trish, Geoff, Logan, Chris, and Jeremy, who decide to rescue the Gym Leaders themselves.
Triple Threat
  • The Seven Sages attempt to stop Black's friends from rescuing the Gym Leaders.
  • Black sends out all of his team except for Brav to help his friends face the Seven Sages.
  • Black and Reshiram face N and Zekrom.
  • Cedric Juniper, Leo, and Looker assist Black in facing N.
  • With Cedric's help, Black figures out the secret to Reshiram and Zekrom's Overdrive states.
  • Black uses a powered-up Fusion Flare from Reshiram to deal heavy damage to Zekrom.
  • Andy's group frees the Gym Leaders from their bindings.
  • The Gym Leaders help battle Team Plasma.
  • The Elite Four chase after Tornadus, Thundurus, and Landorus, who have escaped.
  • Grimsley continues battling Hood Man, but he escapes on a mysterious Pokémon.
  • The Seven Sages escape, but Ghetsis sneaks into where N and Black are battling.
  • White awakens in N's room, where she meets Anthea and Concordia.
  • Anthea and Concordia reveal that N has released all of the Pokémon he had on his team except for Zekrom.
  • Anthea and Concordia tell White about N's past and how he met Ghetsis.
  • Gigi chooses to return to the BW Agency.
  • White and Gigi leave to tell Black about what they learned.
  • Zorua helps N in battle despite it being released.
  • Black and Reshiram defeat N and Zekrom.
  • Black reveals that Zorua wants to stay with N.
The Power Of Dreams
  • The Elite Four track down Tornadus, Thundurus, and Landorus and continue their battle with them.
  • Having found peace, N and Zorua fall asleep.
  • Ghetsis reveals his full name to be Ghetsis Harmonia Gropius and that N is his son.
  • Ghetsis attacks Black in order to keep the public ignorant about N's defeat.
  • Using Musha, Black figures out that Ghetsis is using a Volcarona as a secret weapon.
  • Black defeats Ghetsis and traps him in a cage of stones.
  • Hood Man learns that a mirror is the key to turning Tornadus, Thundurus, and Landorus into their Therian Formes.
  • Hood Man goes to assist Ghetsis.
  • Black and White reunite.
A Difficult Parting
  • N learns the error of his ways and bids his former enemies farewell, leaving Zorua behind in the process.
  • Reshiram begins reverting into the Light Stone with its counterpart gone.
  • The Hood Man helps Ghetsis escape, and uses his Beheeyem to throw Black at Reshiram.
  • Black and Reshiram become the Light Stone, which flies away when White tries to grab it.
  • As they both escape, Ghetsis thanks Hood Man, who takes off his disguise and reveals himself to be Colress.
  • Several Team Plasma Grunts manage to escape being captured and go into hiding.
  • One of the Grunts receives a Foongus from Anthea and Concordia that was liberated by N and a locket containing N's photograph.

Black 2 & White 2 arc

Two years have passed since the Black & White arc.

Chapter Details
The Transfer Student
  • Blake breaks up with Yancy.
  • Cheren is revealed to have become a teacher at the Aspertia City Trainers' School.
  • Whitley transfers into the Trainers' School.
  • Blake and Whitley receive Pokédexes.
  • Looker returns to Unova after having failed to find the Seven Sages in other regions.
  • Whitley is revealed to be a former member of Team Plasma.
  • Blake reveals to Looker that he is a member of the International Police, and is his superior.
Mr. Perfect
  • Cheren and Bianca discuss the earlier Pokédex distribution.
  • Drayden calls Cheren to inform him about Kyurem, the third Pokémon born at the same time as Reshiram and Zekrom.
  • Drayden reveals that Iris has been made Gym Leader, although he plans on returning to his former position later.
  • Blake and Looker head to the Aspertia City alleyways.
  • Blake meets with the Magician to get specialized Poké Balls.
  • A flying saucer begins attacking the city.
Flying Type
  • Blake attacks the flying saucer and reveals it to be a Pokémon named Genesect.
  • Blake battles Genesect through the Aspertia alleyways.
  • Blake and Looker learn the creator of Genesect is Colress, who disguised himself as Hood Man two years ago.
  • Blake realizes that Colress is controlling Genesect through a machine, which means it is still technically wild.
  • Blake prepares to capture Genesect.
Innocent Scientist
  • Blake begins his attempt to capture Genesect.
  • Blake flashes back to when he first met Dewott at the International Police headquarters.
  • After a struggle, Blake successfully captures Genesect.
  • Colress commends Blake's efforts and reveals that Ghetsis has given up his leadership of Team Plasma to him.
  • Colress escapes before Looker can arrest him.
  • Blake reveals his womanizing personality is a front so that he can find a former member of Team Plasma that is carrying a microchip containing important data on the Pokémon stolen by Team Plasma.
  • Blake heads back with Looker and prepares to have Genesect sent back to headquarters.
Pokédex Lecture
  • Blake takes Whitley to the Pledge Grove to register Pokémon on the Pokédex as a way to get closer to her.
  • Whitley accidentally attracts Keldeo, who proceeds to attack the duo.
  • Blake manages to get out of the way, but Whitley is knocked unconscious.
  • Whitley's Foongus is revealed to have the nickname Foongy.
  • Blake takes Whitley back to the school.
Movie Panic
  • Cheren takes the class on a trip to Pokéstar Studios.
  • Blake attempts to use the trip as a way to get closer to Whitley.
  • Brycen is revealed to quit his job as a Gym Leader to return to acting.
  • Sabrina is revealed to have become a famous actress.
  • Whitley participates in a movie, only for the Mecha Tyranitar to attack everyone in sight.
  • Blake defeats the Mecha Tyranitar, much to Whitley's frustration.
  • Brycen suggests that Cheren become the Leader of the Aspertia City Gym.
  • White is revealed to have had a part in Pokéstar Studios's creation.
Unforgettable Memories
  • Hugh finds a microchip in the pendant he found.
  • Hugh checks the microchip and sees that it contains data on Pokémon that were liberated by Team Plasma.
  • Hugh realizes that the owner of the pendant must be a member of Team Plasma and swears to find her.
  • Colress checks up on the new Grunt uniforms.
  • Colress talks to Ghetsis about going to get Zinzolin.
Legendary Tornadus
  • Blake reveals that Giallo has been sighted around Route 20.
  • Blake takes Whitley to Route 20 and has Looker watch to see how Whitley reacts to Giallo in order to confirm her relation to Team Plasma.
  • Blake and Whitley are attacked by Tornadus, which proceeds to turn into its Therian Forme.
  • Blake is revealed to have caught Keldeo, nicknaming it "Kelden".
New Sword Player
  • Blake battles against Tornadus with Dewott and Kelden.
  • Tornadus reveals that its true target is Giallo, who refuses to accept Colress as Team Plasma's new leader.
  • Dewott and Kelden freeze Tornadus, forcing the Team Plasma Grunts to recall it and retreat.
  • Looker arrests Giallo.
  • Whitley is revealed to have fallen asleep, preventing her from being able to recognize Giallo.
  • Blake takes Whitley to a concert performed by Roxie and her band.
  • After returning home, Whitley receives the gift she was given to by Blake, which she finds out is a telescope.
Choir Tournament
Angry Boy
Cold Storage Battle
Colress Machine
Therian Forme III
  • Hugh meets up with his class and reveals that one of the female students is a member of Team Plasma.
  • Hugh decides to leave the school to confront Team Plasma, but Whitley stops him.
  • Finding her behavior suspicious, the class begins to piece together Whitley's true identity, but Foongy puts them to sleep with the exception of Hugh.
  • Hugh realizes that Whitley is a member of Team Plasma.
  • Blake continues battling Colress.
  • Blake attempts to arrest Zinzolin, but he is taken away by Colress.
  • Ghetsis reveals himself and the Plasma Frigate.
  • Blake attempts to stop Ghetsis, but is attacked by the Shadow Triad.
  • Colress takes control of Kyurem and puts it in the Plasma Frigate.
  • The Plasma Frigate is activated and takes to the skies.
Frozen World
  • Blake sneaks aboard the Plasma Frigate with Kelden, leaving his other Pokémon behind to battle the Shadow Triad.
  • Colress realizes that Blake has snuck on board, but decides to pretend like he didn't notice.
  • Hugh agrees to return Whitley her pendant if she takes him to Team Plasma's hideout.
  • The Plasma Frigate appears above Castelia City.
  • Castelia City is frozen over by the Plasma Frigate's Kyurem Cannon.
  • Hugh protects Whitley from the cannon's blast, causing him to get knocked out.
  • Rood appears and tells Whitley about the Plasma Frigate.
  • The memory card from Whitley's pendant is revealed to not be in Hugh's possession, meaning that it must be back in Aspertia City.
  • Rood leaves N's Zorua to impersonate Whitley while they return to Aspertia to get the memory card.
  • Ghetsis orders Colress to capture Rood, but Whitley protects him, causing her to be captured instead.
  • Blake sneaks into Whitley's cabin aboard the Plasma Frigate, pretending to have been captured as well.
  • Whitley realizes that Blake is a member of the International Police.
  • Whitley confesses her Team Plasma membership to Blake, confirming his suspicions about her.
  • Blake handcuffs Whitley and confirms his affiliation with the International Police to her.
Flying Ship
  • Blake tells Whitley about his job as well as the Kyurem that Colress has under his control.
  • Whitley agrees to tell Blake about the memory card, but only after they work to free Kyurem from Colress's control.
  • Blake and Whitley fight their way through the Team Plasma Grunts protecting the machine imprisoning Kyurem.
  • Blake has Kelden destroy the machine containing Kyurem, only to find that the machine was empty.
  • Colress reveals that the machine has already absorbed enough of Kyurem's energy to power the Plasma Frigate and freeze all of Unova.
  • Colress has Kyurem freeze Blake, Whitley, and Kelden, and then has the Grunts toss them into the ocean.
  • Colress reveals that Kyurem appeared before Zinzolin two years earlier because it was responding to the energy released by Zekrom's awakening, and that the opposite has also now happened.
  • Somewhere, N, Zekrom, and the Light Stone fly through the ocean.
Pink Slip
N Returns
  • White asks N why only Reshiram reverted to a stone, but he is unable to provide her with an answer.
  • White and N take off to confront Team Plasma.
  • Ghetsis takes Kyurem to face N.
  • Fearing that he might lose, N has White run away while he fights Ghetsis alone.
  • Blake awakens at the Abyssal Ruins, where he meets with Kelden.
  • Kelden takes Blake to the frozen bodies of Cobalion, Virizion, and Terrakion.
  • Assuming that since Techno Blast was what froze the three Pokémon to begin with, Blake sends out Genesect to free Kelden's mentors.
  • Whitley reveals herself and tells Blake not to use the Fire-type Techno Blast, as it is dangerous for Genesect to use.
  • Blake reveals that he is incapable of feeling or understanding emotions like "fear" or "pity", and thus sees no problem with putting his Pokémon in serious harm, as it could just be healed later.
  • Blake has Genesect free Kelden's mentors from their ice prison.
  • Cobalion knocks the incomplete Burn Drive off of Genesect's back, after which it explodes.
  • Blake discovers he has been fired from the International Police.
Abyssal Ruins
Dream World
  • White and N enter the Pokémon Dream World, which is linked to the Light Stone.
  • White reunites with Black.
  • Kyurem successfully absorbs Zekrom and changes into Black Kyurem.
  • Kyurem freezes Undella Town.
  • Black and White exit the Light Stone.
  • Black attempts to fight Ghetsis and Kyurem, but is defeated.
  • N is revealed to have been forced out of the Dream World alongside Black and White.
  • Seeing that N poses a threat to the stability of Kyurem's Absofusion, Ghetsis throws him into the sea.
  • Team Plasma escapes thanks to a smokescreen.
  • Black and White meet Blake and Whitley for the first time.
  • Blake asks for Black's assistance in locating the Plasma Frigate.
Deduction Time
Giant Chasm
The Final Battle: Crushed Ambition

X & Y arc

Chapter Details
An X-cuse to Come Out and Play
X-actly What They Wanted
Inn-teresting Developments
  • Y and her friends arrive in Aquacorde Town to stay the night at an inn.
  • The first partner Pokémon that Trevor lost is revealed to be Fennekin.
  • Tierno suggests that Chespin and Froakie should go to X and Y.
  • The inn's innkeeper reveals herself to be a member of Team Flare and traps Y, Trevor, Tierno, and Shauna inside.
  • Y breaks free, only to find Aliana and Mable attempting to steal Li'l Kanga.
  • X demands that the Team Flare scientists let go of Li'l Kanga.
They Have a Flare for a Li'l Kanga-Napping
Sylveon Enchants
  • Lysandre and Professor Sycamore review the footage of the Vaniville Town incident that Trevor sent.
  • X and his friends arrive in Santalune City.
  • Y comes up with a set of rules the make sure that her friends are safe.
  • X and Trevor attempt to try and figure out the transformation that Li'l Kanga can use.
  • The group is approached by Viola, who offers to help them.
  • When Y accepts Viola's offer, Shauna runs off in anger because everyone decides to trust her so easily.
  • Celosia tricks Shauna into being put under mind control.
The Aegislash Agenda
  • Viola challenges X to a battle and loses.
  • Trevor, Tierno, and Y go over Viola's photos to find clues.
  • Y finds Shauna , but notices her strange behavior.
  • X reveals how he obtained his Mega Ring.
  • Under the control of Celosia, Shauna steals Kanga's stone.
  • After being caught, Shauna attacks Y, only for Viola to push her out of the way and take the attack.
  • The strain of the mind control causes Shauna to faint.
  • With the stone in hand, Celosia escapes with X pursuing her.
  • X is helped by a girl and her Lucario.
Lucky Lucario Was Here
  • Korrina and her Mega Lucario come to help X and his friends.
  • Trevor learns the transformation Li'l Kanga went through is called Mega Evolution.
  • Viola awakens and reveals that she called Korrina to help after seeing the Key Stone on X's Mega Ring.
  • With Viola's help, Li'l Kanga retrieves the Kangaskhanite, allowing her to Mega Evolve.
  • X learns that the man who gave him his Mega Ring is Korrina's grandfather.
  • Mega Lucario and Li'l Kanga defeat Celosia, forcing her to retreat.
  • Back at the Gym, Shauna awakens and apologizes for not following Y's orders.
  • Korrina gives Tierno a pair of Roller Skates.
  • When X states he doesn't care about being a Mega Evolution Successor, Korrina decides to not tell him anything about Mega Evolution and leaves.
What Does Charmander Do When It Dozes
  • X and his friends arrive at Route 4.
  • Trevor has X test Mega Evolution on Chespin, but it fails.
  • Chespin and Froakie notice a Charmander sleeping in the flowerbeds and recognize it, confirming that Charmander belongs to Professor Sycamore.
  • A disguised Sina and Dexio mistake X's group as thieves stealing Professor Sycamore's missing Charmander and takes it from them.
  • Tierno uses his Roller Skates to retrieve Charmander and clears up the confusion.
  • X's group arrives at Lumiose City, where they meet Professor Sycamore in person.
  • Professor Sycamore challenges X to a battle after he notices that X hasn't picked Chespin as his Pokémon yet.
  • Trevor and the others meet Lysandre to get the Holo Caster fixed, but Trevor gets scared after seeing Lysandre's silhouette in one of the photos Viola took.
  • Xerosic finds Xerneas, who has reverted to the form of a tree.
Chespin Sows the Seeds of Change
  • Lysandre begins fixing Trevor's Holo Caster.
  • Trevor tries to ask Lysandre about the photo, but is too scared to speak.
  • When Lysandre notices, he sends his Pokémon out to coerce Trevor into giving him the photo.
  • X battles Professor Sycamore with Chespin, but shows no interest.
  • Chespin's refusal to back down impresses X enough to battle with it, but they end up losing to Charmander.
  • X decides to keep Chespin and names it Marisso.
  • X tells Professor Sycamore to give him Charmander as well.
  • X senses his friends are in trouble and heads off to Lysandre Café.
  • Y and her friends are protected by Diantha, who tells Lysandre to back off of his threats.
  • Lysandre gets a call from Xerosic about Xerneas and leaves to do other business.
  • Y recognizes Diantha as a famous movie star.
  • After Diantha leaves, Trevor falls unconscious from stress.
  • Lysandre tells his Gyarados that it will also be able to Mega Evolve as he looks at its Mega Stone.
  • Y's group meets up with X.
Pangoro Poses a Problem
  • Alexa finishes her report of the Vaniville Town incident.
  • Alexa learns from Viola what happened in Santalune City.
  • Alexa heads off to Prism Tower to have an interview with Professor Sycamore.
  • X reveals he decided to keep Marisso and nicknamed Charmander Salamè.
  • Upon arriving, Alexa finds that the Lumiose Press editor-in-chief has already done the interview in her place.
  • Sensing that something is wrong, X heads into Prism Tower and finds Alexa being attacked by the editor-in-chief.
  • X rescues Alexa, but the editor-in-chief captures Heli and holds it hostage.
  • Y takes Alexa to safety and promises that X will rescue Heli.
  • Alexa realizes that some force must be controlling the media to ensure the truth about Vaniville Town does not become public knowledge.
Charging After Elektrike
  • X beats the Lumiose Press editor-in-chief and rescues Heli.
  • Alexa gives the group a document that may help their adventure.
  • Alexa leaves to meet with Viola.
  • Trevor awakens.
  • An Electrike from the Prism Tower begins following the group.
  • Bonnie discovers the editor-in-chief unconscious, and finds that one of the Pokémon powering the Gym has gone missing.
  • Grant and Clemont notice Grace being captured by Team Flare.
Fast-Thinking Froakie
  • Y decided to add Froakie to her team and named it Croaky.
  • An Electrike attacks Y and steals her clothes.
  • Croaky defeats the Electrike and retrieves Y's clothes.
  • Team Flare locks Grace into a cell.
  • Clemont introduces himself to the group and reveals the Electrike was from his Gym.
  • The Electrike evolves into a Manectric.
  • X realizes that Manectric was leading them to something that it wanted on top of a tree.
  • The item is revealed to be another Mega Stone, which a Team Flare Grunt is also aiming for.
Overthrowing a Tyrunt
  • Clemont helps search for the Mega Stone in the tree, only to find the Team Flare Grunt watching them.
  • The Grunt is exposed, but has his Tyrunt chew the tree and knock it down to collapse onto Clemont.
  • Clemont is crushed by the tree and the Mega Stone is taken.
  • X and Trevor chase after the Grunt while Y, Tierno, and Shauna combat the Grunt's other Pokémon.
  • Clemont tells Y that her mother has been captured by Team Flare.
  • X and Trevor arrive at the Parfum Palace, where the Grunt also steals Kanga's Kangaskhanite.
  • X decides to keep Manectric and names it Élec.
  • Cassius overhears the commotion and decides to intervene.
Morphing Manectric
  • X continues his battle against the Team Flare Grunt.
  • Trevor helps X battle the Grunt.
  • Clemont tells Y more about her mother's kidnapping.
  • Cassius arrives and defeats the Grunt's Espurr.
  • Clemont is sent flying by Psychic energy after he opens the Grunt's Espurr's ears to see the organs under them.
  • At the cost of its flower, Trevor's Flabébé retrieves Li'l Kanga and Élec's Mega Stones and gives them back.
  • X Mega Evolves Élec into Mega Manectric, allowing it to defeat the Grunt.
  • The Grunt escapes, but drops a document containing a list of various Pokémon and the Mega Stones required to Mega Evolve them.
  • X and Trevor return to their friends, only to find Y depressed from the news about her mother.
  • Cassius introduces himself and his friends to X's group.
  • Cassius introduces Emma, who has adopted one of the Grunt's Espurr.
Connecting with Gardevoir
Glittering Diancie
Dancing Vivillon
  • X and his friends travel with Cassius and his gang to avoid their enemies.
  • Emma nicknames her new Espurr Mimi.
  • Y refuses to move due to the shock of what happened to her mother.
  • Team Flare is revealed to have captured Clemont.
  • Malva returns to active duty as a member of Team Flare and takes back the Pyroar she lent to Aliana.
  • Malva finds the missing Fennekin's Poké Ball and takes it for herself.
  • The third Pokédex is accidentally smashed under Malva's heel.
  • Cassius decides to travel by air via the Battle Chateau's helicopter.
  • A group of Sky Trainers surround the helicopter.
Burning Fletchinder
  • The Sky Trainers attack the helicopter.
  • Y goes to battle the Sky Trainers, only to find they are her classmates from the Vaniville Town Sky Trainer academy.
  • Yvette, the leader of the Sky Trainers, taunts Y about her issues with her mother.
  • Angered by Yvette's statements, Y manages to get over the events of what happened to her mother.
  • Fletchy evolves into a Fletchinder and defeats Yvette's Vivillon.
  • X defeats the Aegislash that Malva used to control the Sky Trainers.
Shooting Frogadier
  • The damage done to the helicopter causes it to break down.
  • A propellor breaks off of the helicopter and hits Y in the head, knocking her to the ground.
  • Y lands safely due to Croaky's Frubbles.
  • Y overhears Celosia and Malva talking about their plans to move Xerneas to Team Flare's base.
  • Malva returns Celosia's Aegislash.
  • Sensing Y's presence, Celosia attacks with her Honedge and manages to cut off a chunk of Y's hair.
  • Croaky evolves into a Frogadier to save Y and escape Celosia.
  • Cassius manages to land the helicopter, but is yelled at by Grant for the damages done to Cyllage City's cycling track.
  • X and his friends leave Cassius behind to go find Y.
Gathering Klefki
  • Clemont awakens at the Team Flare Secret HQ.
  • Xerosic holds Clemont's Heliolisk hostage to force him to build a machine for Team Flare.
  • Essentia returns to have her Expansion Suit upgraded.
  • Grace manages to get the captured Vaniville Town residents freed with the help of a wild Klefki.
  • X, Trevor, Tierno, and Shauna continue looking for Y.
  • They find a passerby Rhyhorn racer that Y has left Yvette in the care of.
  • Y follows Celosia and Malva to where Xerneas is resting.
  • Malva reveals her Fennekin has evolved into a Braixen.
  • Celosia and Malva part ways to begin their plans.
  • Y reunites with X and the others.
  • Grace frees all the Vaniville residents, only for Celosia to arrive as they are leaving.
  • Celosia possesses the Vaniville residents with her Aegislash and begins the operation to move Xerneas.
Tying Trevenant
  • Y and the others group and discuss how to deal with Team Flare's plan.
  • X suggests watching Team Flare, following them to their base, and then attacking them with his Mega-Evolved Pokémon.
  • Celosia begins the operation to move Xerneas.
  • Celosia's Honedge presents Celosia a piece of Y's hair that it chopped off earlier.
  • When Grace notices the hair, she briefly regains slight control of herself and tries to take the hair only to be knocked to the ground.
  • When Y sees this, she immediately attacks Celosia, only to fall due to her damaged Sky Suit.
  • X leaps in to help Y, but his attempts to simultaneously Mega Evolve Li'l Kanga and Élec fail and he is captured by Essentia's Trevenant.
  • Essentia captures everyone with her Trevenant's vines.
  • Celosia attempts to finish X off, but a Gengar stops her Aegislash from killing him.
  • Korrina, Diantha, and Gurkinn arrive to save X and his friends.
Changing Gengar
Surrounding Braixen
  • Korrina begins attacking Celosia.
  • Essentia attempts to fool X's group with her suit's camouflage abilities, but the wild Klefki stops her.
  • Xerosic has Essentia retreat.
  • Diantha and Malva continue their battle.
  • The Magic Room sinks into the ground, despite Y and Shauna 's efforts to stop it.
  • Korrina defeats Celosia, but her Lucario is knocked out as well.
  • As she celebrates her victory, Celosia's Honedge sneaks behind Korrina and attacks.
  • Trevor finds Korrina on the ground, unconscious and her Key Stone removed from her Mega Glove.
Quilladin Stands
Gyarados Changes
Pyroar Breathes
  • X continues his battle with Lysandre.
  • During the battle, Xerneas turns back into its normal form.
  • Y, Trevor, Tierno, Shauna, and the Kalos Gym Leaders set off to Geosenge Town.
  • Y adds Rhyhorn to her team and names it Rhyrhy.
  • Despite Xerneas taking back most of its energy, Lysandre decides to continue activating the ultimate weapon.
  • Y and the others arrive in Geosenge Town as the ultimate weapon is being unearthed.
  • Y and the Gym Leaders use their bodies to try and keep the ultimate weapon's petals from blooming.
Flabébé Blooms
  • Y and the Gym Leaders continue to try and keep the ultimate weapon from blooming.
  • Bryony attacks the Gym Leaders to stop them from interfering with the ultimate weapon.
  • Olympia tells Trevor, Tierno, and Shauna to head to the ultimate weapon's control room.
  • As they travel, Trevor's group meets with Clemont again.
  • Trevor's group passes by the cell of AZ, who was befriended by Emma.
  • AZ tells the group the story about how he fired the ultimate weapon after using it to revive his deceased Floette.
  • After freeing AZ, Trevor's group arrives at the control room, where they find X defeated.
  • Trevor confronts Lysandre and attempts to remove the ultimate weapon's control room.
  • Tierno and Shauna assist Trevor, but the ultimate weapon fires on Kalos despite them successfully removing the key.
  • Xerneas tells AZ that despite the ultimate weapon firing, there is a human that it wishes to join forces with.
Rhyhorn Charges
  • AZ has Xerneas take everyone back to the surface while he is captured by Xerosic.
  • Y reveals that she and the Gym Leaders survived the blast due to the barriers created by Valerie and Olympia's Pokémon.
  • Xerosic informs Lysandre that despite the ultimate weapon firing, only buildings were damaged and no lives were taken in the blast.
  • After Xerneas lands on the surface, it begins searching for a human to capture it.
  • Bryony and a group of Team Flare Grunts attempt to capture Xerneas.
  • Y decides to take Xerneas for herself and names it Xerxer.
  • Y and Xerxer easily defeat Bryony and the Grunts.
  • Y attempts to destroy the ultimate weapon, only to be stopped by the arrival of Malva, who has captured Yveltal.
  • Malva reveals that Yveltal went dormant in its cocoon form buried in the ground under Xerneas's tree form.
  • Malva attacks Y, but Xerosic tells her to stop as Lysandre stated that Xerneas and Yveltal are equal in strength, which means that battling will only lead to an endless fight between the two.
  • Xerxer decides that retreating is the best option and flies off with everyone on its back.
  • Blue watches the incident unfold from afar and wonders if "Z" is the key to ending the battle between Xerneas and Yveltal.
Pinsir Glares
  • Blue helps Diantha out from underground and is revealed to have taken back Rhyperior.
  • Blue tells Diantha that he is searching for Zygarde, also known as "Z", in order to stop the battle between Xerneas and Yveltal.
  • X and his friends rest at the Lost Hotel, where they have a meal cooked by Siebold.
  • Ramos reveals that Team Flare blamed the destruction caused by the ultimate weapon on the Vaniville group and the Gym Leaders.
  • The Kalos Gym Leaders help rebuild the damaged done by the ultimate weapon.
  • Y has Shauna cut her hair shorter and receives a Mega Ring from Gurkinn.
  • Y takes X out to capture a Pokémon capable of Mega Evolution.
  • Y flashes back to the day she first met X.
  • X decides that Y should capture an Absol while he decides to get a Pinsir.
  • As they search, a wild Pinsir watches X and Y from afar.
  • While traveling with Blue, Diantha wonders about the true identity of Essentia.
Scizor Defends
  • Team Flare is revealed to have gone into hiding at Pokémon Village.
  • Y captures an Absol.
  • The group comes across an unconscious Scyther that is guarded by a wild Pinsir.
  • X attempts to capture the Pinsir, but fails due to a lack of skill in throwing Poké Balls.
  • X's group meets Blue and learns that Diantha is safe.
  • Blue assists X in capturing the wild Pinsir and reveals the Scyther is unconscious due to its life energy being drained.
  • After battling Blue together, X convinces Pinsir to join his team until Scyther recovers from its condition.
  • Trevor receives a call from Professor Sycamore, who asks everyone to meet him in Anistar City.
Hawlucha Attacks
Pinsir Changes
  • Tierno and Shauna search for the Mega Stones for Rute and Solsol.
  • Y battles Essentia on the rooftops of Anistar City.
  • Essentia uses her suit's Poké Ball Jack function to try and take control over Xerxer.
  • Essentia, disguising herself as a Nurse, knocks Y out and steals Xerxer.
  • Tierno and Shauna come across a large pile of Pokémon drained of their life energy.
  • Essentia attempts to trick X while disguised as Y, but her plan is easily seen through.
  • Tierno and Shauna return with a now-conscious Y.
  • Tierno and Shauna hand X and Y their Mega Rings back and give them the Mega Stones they found.
  • X and Y Mega Evolve Rute and Solsol into Mega Pinsir and Mega Absol, respectively.
  • Essentia prepares to use Xerxer to battle X and Y.
Zygarde Appears
  • Xerosic discovers that the stones on Route 10 are primitive Absorbers, which will allow the ultimate weapon to be powered again.
  • Xerosic reveals he is aware of Zygarde's existence, having been told that Team Flare was under its surveillance after AZ escaped from being captured.
  • Xerosic checks on Essentia's vitals, only to find that she is in battle in Anistar City.
  • X and Y battle against Essentia, who struggles to fully control Xerxer due to its Legendary status.
  • The battle is interrupted by the arrival of Zygarde, forcing Essentia to attempt to capture it.
  • Blue and Diantha arrive, but are too late to stop Essentia from taking Zygarde and escaping.
  • The damage done to Essentia's suit prevents Xerosic from communicating with or controlling her anymore.
  • Professor Sycamore receives a call from Sina and Dexio, who inform him that Team Flare has gone into hiding at Pokémon Village.
Malamar Traps
  • X and his friends stay the night at Route 18 before heading to Pokémon Village to confront Team Flare.
  • Diantha introduces X to Wikstrom and Drasna, who are also assisting the heroes.
  • Xerosic reports the recent events to Lysandre, who orders that he stop the Expansion Suit project.
  • The next day, X and his friends set off to the Pokémon Village alongside Diantha and Blue.
  • Y reveals that Xerxer has reverted to its tree form while Salamè refuses to leave its Poké Ball.
  • As they travel, Croaky senses something and evolves into a Greninja.
  • Croaky attempts to warn the group of an attacker, but everyone falls asleep before fully understanding its intentions.
  • The culprit reveals himself to be Xerosic, who used his Malamar's Hypnosis to put everyone to sleep.
  • X reveals that he didn't fall asleep and has Croaky defeat Malamar.
  • X interrogates Xerosic and asks why he didn't just ambush them at the Pokémon Village.
  • At the Pokémon Village, multiple Team Flare members report being attacked by Wikstrom, Drasna, and Siebold.
  • Inside a cave at the village, Mewtwo lies in wait.
Chesnaught Protects
  • X continues to interrogate Xerosic, who refuses to give a straight answer.
  • Xerosic reveals how he met Lysandre.
  • Croaky is defeated by Malamar, leaving X with only Salamè, who still refuses to leave his Poké Ball.
  • Xerosic attempts to attack Salamè's Poké Ball, but is stopped by Marisso, who evolves into a Chesnaught to protect Salamè.
  • Seeing his friend protect him gives Salamè the courage to come out and fight.
  • X reveals the reason Salamè refused to come out was because he was scared that he couldn't handle Mega Evolution.
  • Despite Xerosic's confidence that Charizard doesn't have a Mega Evolution, Salamè blows on his tail to reveal a Charizardite X.
Charizard Transforms
  • Blue wakes up and reveals that he is a Mega Evolution Successor with a Key Stone.
  • Salamè evolves into a Charizard.
  • Y, Trevor, Tierno, and Shauna go on ahead to the Pokémon Village while X and Blue fight Xerosic.
  • With their Key Stones, X and Blue Mega Evolve Salamè and Charizard into Mega Charizard X and Y, respectively.
  • The remaining Team Flare Scientists pick one member of Y's group to fight alone.
  • Aliana chooses to battle Y, Mable chooses Tierno, Celosia chooses Shauna, and Bryony chooses Trevor.
  • X and Blue defeat Xerosic and leave to go help their friends.
  • Malva's Yveltal appears and attacks Blue, but it is blocked by Y and Xerxer.
  • Xerxer decides to stay behind and fight Yveltal while Y, X, Blue, and Trevor go on ahead.
  • Y and Trevor decide to stay behind and help Tierno and Shauna while X and Blue head to the village.
  • Malva's Braixen is revealed to have evolved into a Delphox.
  • On Route 10, Team Flare Grunts tie captured Pokémon to the ancient Absorbers, and one of the Pokémon turns out to be Shauna's Furfrou, who recognizes Delphox and calls out to it.
Yveltal Steals
  • Xerxer continues its battle against Yveltal.
  • Y and Trevor decide to stay behind and help Tierno and Shauna while X and Blue head to the Pokémon Village.
  • Diantha is revealed to have awakened, but is intercepted by Malva.
  • X and Blue arrive at the village, but are attacked by Mewtwo.
  • Lysandre appears and reveals that Mewtwo is the protector of the Pokémon Village.
  • Mewtwo Mega Evolves into Mega Mewtwo Y.
  • Blue notices another person in the distance who was responsible for Mega Evolving Mewtwo.
  • Lysandre uses a device to summon Zygarde.
Mewtwo Angered
  • Lysandre's Pokémon continue to battle Mewtwo.
  • Lysandre reveals that he has complete control over Essentia.
  • The person who Mega Evolved Mewtwo is revealed to be Blaine.
  • Lysandre has Essentia command Zygarde to attack everyone with Land's Wrath.
  • Diantha blocks Malva's attack, but finds that Malva stole her Mega Charm.
  • Y and Trevor are attacked by Aliana and Bryony.
  • Trevor's Flabébé evolves into a Floette.
  • Trevor decides to stay behind and fight while Y goes to help X and Blue.
  • Blaine reveals that Mewtwo has two Mega-Evolved forms and their bond allows them to utilize Mega Evolution more than once per battle.
  • Mewtwo Mega Evolves into Mega Mewtwo X in order to fight Zygarde.
  • X attacks Essentia in order to sever Lysandre's control over Zygarde, only to find that Emma is the one in the suit.
  • Y finds Diantha and Malva battling in the air and knocks the Mega Charm out of Malva's hand.
  • Blue finds the Mega Charm and realizes that it may be the key to victory.
  • X tries to help Emma out of the suit, but she refuses.
  • Y attempts to help Diantha, but is rejected.
Zygarde Agitated
  • Diantha and Malva continue their battle.
  • Trevor is unable to defeat Bryony, but is assisted by Croaky, who was left behind to help.
  • Blaine and Mewtwo are defeated.
  • Emma reveals she is helping Team Flare to get money to help Cassius.
  • Cassius arrives and destroys the device keeping Emma under Lysandre's control.
  • Emma attempts to have Zygarde attack Lysandre, but is attacked and has Zygarde's Poké Ball stolen.
  • Y has Solsol take back the Key Stone that was stolen from Korrina.
  • Lysandre announces to all of Kalos that he plans on activating the ultimate weapon to wipe the slate clean.
  • Blue, Emma, and Cassius are defeated by Zygarde's attack.
  • X takes the Key Stones from Blue, Korrina, Diantha, and Y in order to activate simultaneous five-times Mega Evolution for all his capable Pokémon.
  • X's Mega-Evolved team set out to battle Zygarde.
  • On Route 10, the process of draining the life energy is interrupted by the arrival of Alexa, Viola, Clemont, Bonnie, and Yvette.
Xerneas Gives
  • Clemont's team work together to free the captured Pokémon, but are attacked by Delphox.
  • Chalmers attempts to call for backup, only to find the Gym Leaders have already defeated the other members of Team Flare.
  • Tierno, Shauna, and Trevor defeat the four Team Flare Scientists.
  • Trevor's group goes to help the others, only to find Xerxer and Yveltal returning to their dormant forms.
  • Xerxer reveals that with it and Yveltal gone, Zygarde would have no reason to remain there.
  • X's team continues attacking Zygarde, which begins splitting into pieces.
  • After a combined attack, Zygarde is fully separated after Xerxer and Yveltal fully revert.
  • With nothing to stand on, Lysandre falls to the rubble below.
  • Malva attempts to save Lysandre, but both end up falling onto the ground and are defeated.
  • With Team Flare defeated, X and his friends head back to Lumiose City and say farewell to their allies.
  • Despite their hard work, the townspeople treat X and his friends as if they were dirty street urchins. AZ then approaches the group and asks how they plan on living in Kalos with the knowledge they had just learned.
Floette Returns
  • AZ reveals that he was the one who made the ultimate weapon and retrieved the key from the Team Flare Secret HQ.
  • AZ states that Team Flare's goals weren't wrong and goes to reactivate the ultimate weapon.
  • X and his friend battle AZ to stop him, which ends with the key being destroyed.
  • AZ reveals the whole ordeal was an act to convince X and his friends to not take the same path Lysandre did.
  • With his mind at ease, AZ thanks the kids, but is shocked to see the return of his Floette.
  • AZ and Floette go their separate ways from X's group.
  • Professor Sycamore, the Kalos Gym Leaders, Alexa, Bonnie, and Yvette arrive to greet X and his friends.
  • Clemont returns Tri-P to Shauna and gives Trevor the Delphox he fought at Route 10.
  • Professor Sycamore proposes to have a parade to celebrate the victory of the Vaniville children, but they decline.
  • X and his friends head back to Vaniville Town, where Y reunites with Grace.
  • Blue and Blaine reveal they saw a strange creature from where Zygarde once stood.
  • Professor Sycamore reveals that similar creatures were sighted in the Alola region and sends Sina and Dexio to Alola to investigate.
  • Three months later, Shauna has become a Furfrou stylist, Tierno made a name for himself as the leader of a dancing group, and Trevor has become Professor Sycamore's assistant.
  • X removes the tent from on top of Rhyrhy now that his house is rebuilt.
  • X reveals that he will go to Shalour City to become an official Mega Evolution Successor while Y goes to start her next semester at the Sky Trainer academy.
Magearna Moves

Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon arc

Two months have passed since the X & Y arc.

Chapter Details
The Grand Entrance and Delivery Boy Sun
  • Moon arrives in the Alola region to make a delivery.
  • Moon meets Sun, a young man working to gain $1 million.
  • Sun attempts to get paid for his services from Team Skull, but ends up having to fight them.
  • Sun offers to help Moon with her delivery.
The Delivery of Rotom and the Girl
  • The Team Skull Grunts report to Guzma about their loss to Sun.
  • Guzma tells the Grunts to bring Sun to him so he can teach the boy a lesson personally.
  • Sun sets out to take Moon and Rotom to Professor Kukui as part of his delivery.
  • Moon reveals that she is a pharmacist and a skilled archer.
  • Sun and Moon meet the guardian deity of Melemele Island, Tapu Koko, who attacks them.
  • After a brief battle with Sun, Tapu Koko flees, leaving behind a Sparkling Stone.
  • Sun and Moon arrive at Professor Kukui's laboratory.
  • The island kahunas reveal that the guardian deities have been angered, and begin planning on how to appease them.
Pokémon Move Specialist Professor Kukui
  • Sun delivers Moon and Rotom to Professor Kukui.
  • Moon gives Rotom to Professor Kukui.
  • Professor Kukui reveals he needed a Rotom to have it combine with the Pokédex he gave to Sun.
  • Due to Sun's mishandling of the Pokédex, Rotom refuses to enter the device.
  • The island kahunas plan to host a tournament at a festival to determine who will travel the islands and calm the Guardian deities.
  • Professor Kukui enters Sun in the festival.
The Decision and the Tournament of Six
  • Sun and Moon arrive at Iki Town, where the festival commences.
  • Moon is enlisted by Olivia to help decide the placement of the tournament entrees.
  • Moon meets Lillie.
  • Lillie's Cosmog, Nebby, runs off, forcing Moon, Lillie, and Olivia to chase after it to Mahalo Trail.
  • Moon discovers a strange crack in the sky.
  • Moon saves Nebby from a flock of wild Spearow, but Nebby causes the bridge they were standing on to be destroyed.
  • Moon and Nebby are saved by Tapu Koko.
  • After learning that Lillie was entered in the tournament as a mistake, Moon decides to take her place instead.
  • The final participant in the tournament is revealed to be Gladion.
  • Sun starts his battle against the Masked Royal.
The Announcement and the Prize
The Party Crasher and Guzma the Destroyer
  • Gladion defeats Hau and advances to the next round.
  • Sun battles against Guzma and wins, advancing him to the final round.
  • Moon is revealed to have obtained a Grubbin, a Mareanie, and an Alolan Grimer.
  • Moon and Gladion begin their battle against each other.
The Final Match and a Surprising Finale!
Going Ashore and Neighboring Akala Island
True Identity and the Totem Pokémon of Brooklet Hill
Defeat and the Commander of the School of Fish
Homecoming and the Brilliant Professional Golfer
The Wild Full-Power Pose of Fire
Unleashing the Incredible Z-Move
Flash and Cosmog's Secret
Shipwreck and "Oh, What Sharp Teeth You Have, Bruxish!"
A Photoshoot and the Abandoned Thrifty Megamart
A Raid and Po Town
  • Hau asks if he can join Ilima and the other Trial Captains to meet with Team Skull at Po Town.
  • Sun realizes that Totem Mimikyu is angry that he insulted its appearance earlier.
  • After Sun apologizes, Mimikyu joins Sun's team and is nicknamed Penny.
  • Rotom takes a photo of Sun and Penny, successfully completing the trial.
  • Realizing the Mirage Berry for Tapu Bulu was left behind on Professor Kukui's yacht, Sun uses Stoutland Search to look for another one.
  • Sina and Dexio spot Sun and decide to have him assist in finding the Zygarde Cores and Cells.
  • After discovering that Nebby knows about the guardian deities and Rotom can translate it, Sun decides to ask Nebby directly how to calm the deities down without the need for Mirage Berries.
  • Nebby is revealed to have evolved into a Cosmoem, which is completely unresponsive.
  • The Trial Captains and Hau arrive at Po Town, but are accosted by several Team Skull Grunts.
  • Guzma appears and, after hearing they only want to talk, agrees to the Captains' demands, but only if they're able to make it to him first.
  • A Guzzlord, Pheromosa, and Celesteela appear to surround the Captains and Hau.
  • At the Aether House, Sun counts his money and discovers he only needs ten million yen more to complete his goal.
Confusion and Monsters from Another World
  • Sina and Dexio meet with Sun and ask for his help in finding the Zygarde Cores and Cells scattered across Alola.
  • Sina and Dexio offer to pay Sun one hundred thousand yen for each of the forty Cores and Cells remaining, leaving Sun with only six million yen left to save if he completes the task.
  • Sun agrees to help and tells Lillie to stay behind while he goes to Po Town to begin his search.
  • Sun arrives at Po Town, only to find the Trial Captains and Hau easily defeated by the rampaging Ultra Beasts.
  • Guzma reveals he is in possession of another Cosmog, which he uses to open more Ultra Wormholes to summon more Ultra Beasts.
  • Gladion appears and demands that Guzma tell him where he received Cosmog from.
  • On the outskirts of Ula'ula Island, Professor Kukui, worried about what might be happening at Po Town, drives his yacht to find a place to dock.
  • Moon tells Kukui to drive as close to Ula'ula as he can so she can use Rowlet to fly her to Po Town.
Truth and the Mastermind Behind Team Skull
  • Gladion uses Type: Null to battle the Ultra Beasts, which it does with ease as it was created by Aether Foundation specifically for that purpose.
  • Gladion reveals that Lusamine is the one behind the Ultra Beasts incidents and dreams of making a paradise just for her and the Ultra Beasts she loves.
  • Moon arrives at Po Town and asks Gladion if he's telling the truth.
  • A Xurkitree appears from an Ultra Wormhole and begins attacking everyone while a Nihilego also appears and drags Guzma with it into another Ultra Wormhole.
  • The other four Ultra Beasts escape Po Town's barrier and begin causing havoc around Ula'ula Island.
  • The Captains ask Gladion to help them, but he refuses and heads off.
  • Sun and Moon stay behind while the Captains head off to rescue any people caught in the danger.
  • The people of Ula'ula are evacuated to Hokulani Observatory for shelter while Molayne and Sophocles keep watch on them.
  • Sophocles decides to use an invention of his to keep the Ultra Beasts away from the observatory.
  • Sun collects a Zygarde Cell.
  • Moon's Grubbin is revealed to have evolved into a Charjabug.
  • Sun reveals the reason he needs to collect money is to buy back the island the Aether Foundation stole from his great-grandfather.
  • Anabel and Looker, members of the International Police, arrive to question Sun and Moon.
An Urgent Task and the Capture of an Ultra Beast
Thieving and Boss Crabominable
The Truth and Island Kahuna Hapu
Battle in Vast Poni Canyon
Play the Melody That Echoes in the Altar
Summon the Emissaries of the Moon and the Sun
Adventure in the Dark Dimension
Meeting the Ultra Recon Squad
Arrival at the Scientific Megalopolis
Darkness!! The Mysterious Claws of Necrozma!
Madness!! Mother Lusamine!
Ray of Light!! Through the Crack in the Sky!

Sword & Shield arc

Chapter Details
Wow!! That's One Big Pokémon
Chomp!! Defeat Drednaw
Crackle!! Practice Battle
Zap!! A Rising Beam of Light
Ooh Shiny!! Legendary Equipment
Watch Out!! Strong Rivals
Blinding!! The End of the Battle
Toasty!! Battle Against Toxapex
Splish Splash!! Gigantamax Battle
Blazing!! Bede's Feelings
Gulp Gulp!! Pokémon
Thump!! The Gazing Sage
Glittering!! The Tapestry in the Vault
Teary!! The Voice of the Master
Shocking!! Reunion in the Forest
Rising!! Opal of Ballonlea
Stealth!! Infiltrate the Energy Plant
Chomp!! It's Dracovish
Crunch!! Snowy Battle
Cracking!! Brilliant Tap-Dancing
Swaying!! Murky Memories
Grrr!! Noble Kidnappers
Unbending!! Meet the Celebrities
Unbelievable!! The Shocking Truth
Rumble!! The Horrific Darkest Day
Cracked!! The Rusted Sword and Shield
Shock!! Chairman Rose's Plan
Splash!! The Return of the Two Pokémon


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