Ash and his friends meet Mira, a mysterious young girl, and her Abra. After an encounter with Team Rocket, Buizel listens to Dawn’s commands, so Dawn re-challenges Lucian except Lucian leaves before the match is over. Ash and his friends receive a request from a young woman named Teresa who wants to borrow Ash’s Pikachu. The episode begins in the Oreburgh Gym, where Ash walks up to the arena. However, Turtwig was hit by Head Smash. Diamond and Pearl DP:
Ash, Dawn and Brock, now being reunited with Pikachu, all begin to head to Jubilife City where Dawn meets Paul for the first time, in which he challenges Ash again. Meanwhile, Team Rocket are still stepping backwards from outside the gym, and Croagunk is still slowly chases them. They try to make their first Poffin with the help of Forsythia and her seemingly shy Roserade. Deciding Match Agaisnt Rampardos! Onix tries to shake Pikachu off, but it holds on tight. Buneary has a big crush on Ash’s Pikachu. Onix uses Stealth Rock.
Rampardos is hit with eparl super-strong Razor Leaf, knocking Rampardos out. Dawn is the one to finally catch it.
Stars are about to shoot at Geodude, but it uses Rollout to avoid them. Pikachu starts off with a super fast Quick Attack, and Onix replies with Slam. Futaba Taun Kara Masago Taun e!! Navigation Back – Forward – Top. Aipom uses Focus Punchbut Geodude blocks the attack.
Jessie, James, and Meowth start to get nervous. Ash decides to recall his Pikachu and sends out Aipom. Then, Ash returns Pikachu, as it is getting tired.
Roark then commands Rampardos to use Head Smash. Ash sends out Turtwig. Dawn dresses up as a cheerleader and with the help of Piplup and Bunearyshe cheers him on, giving him confidence. O’er the Rampardos We Watched! They say they are going to help out when Ash and Co. After giving Team Rocket a good clobbering, it flies off toward Oreburgh City. Ash, Dawn and Brock, now being reunited with Pikachu, all begin to head to Jubilife City where Dawn meets Paul for the first time, in which he challenges Ash again.
However, things slowly but surely get more and more strange with each passing second. Ash and his friends arrive at Floaroma Town.
Piplup used a move that Dawn was teaching it to win the contest. Brock’s Bonsly evolves into a Sudowoodo. Onix and Pikachu leap into each other, and Pikachu spins as it flies past Onix. Rampardos then uses Zen Headbutt to try and finish Pikachu off. Rampardos is about to use Headbutt, but Pikachu jumps away.
Paul defeats and catches it, indicating that the Ursaring was worth capturing. Back in battle, Aipom uses Swift on Geodude. Paul then gives his to Ash, claiming that he has no need for it. All of which gives Ash an idea for his rematch with Roark Piplup perfects the move and makes Dawn very proud. Dawn captures it, but her attempts to control it, has her questioning her capabilities as a trainer.
Croagunk starts walking up to them and they step back. Please remember to follow the manual of style and code of conduct at all times. However, behind them is a very se Steelix on a rampage, due to the fact that they accidentally jammed their shovels onto Steelix’s head. With Ash, Dawn and Zoey seeking to catch it.
They try to make their first Poffin with the help of Forsythia and her seemingly shy Roserade. After defeating him, Ash earns the Coal Badge. Pages using deprecated image syntax Infobox television season articles that use the season name parameter Articles containing Japanese-language text Articles with Japanese-language external links. Ash then worries, wondering how he’ll get past Rampardos.
A clip show summarizing the important wwatched of the first 47 Diamond and Pearl episodes, including Ash’s victories over Roark and Gardenia and the introductions of new rivals Paul and Zoey.
Ash sends out Pikachu. They learn about teamwork and win the re-match. In order to get Pikachu back, Ash’s group forge an alliance with Team Rocket.