After coming in the Top 8th position in the Hoenn League, Ash learns of The Battle Frontier. A Selection of different ways to Battle all dotted around Kanto. May, after coming in the Top 4 of the Grand Festival learns about Pokémon Contests that are also dotted around Kanto. With their friends Max & Brock, Ash & May travel around Kanto in order to defeat each Battle Area & Contest. Will they conquer these Challenges and get more new Pokémon?

Here is a run-down of what happens:

  • Ash arrives home and meets up with Misty and her new baby Azurill
  • Max & May arrive in Pallet Town
  • May leaves Beautifly & Skitty at Petalburg Gym & Bulbasaur at Oak's Lab
  • Ash leaves Torkoal & Glalie at Oak's Lab and takes Phanpy
  • May gets a Baby Squirtle
  • Brock meets up with Ash & Co
  • Ash, Brock, May & Max go to travel Kanto for the Kanto Contests and the Battle Frontier
  • Misty travels with Ash & Co. to Cerulean City, which is near the Battle Factory
  • Ash meets Noland of the Battle Factory
  • Ash battles Noland & his friend Articuno with his Charizard and wins the Knowledge Symbol
  • May enters the Saffron City Contest with Squirtle and wins her first Kanto Ribbon
  • James leaves Chimecho at one of his old Mansions
  • James gets a Mime Jr
  • Brock's Mudkip evolves into Marshtomp
  • Ash defeats Greta at the Battle Arena and wins the Guts Symbol
  • May gets a Pokémon Egg
  • May enters the Silver Town contest and wins her second Kanto Ribbon
  • Ash defeats Tucker at the Battle Dome and wins the Tactics Symbol
  • Ash's Phanpy evolves into Donphan
  • Ash & Co. Meet up with a Pokémon Ranger
  • Brock captures a Bonsly
  • May's Egg hatches into Eevee
  • Ash defeats Lucy at the Battle Pike and wins the Luck Symbol
  • May loses to Harley in the Modama Town Contest
  • Ash's Grovyle evolves into Sceptile
  • May wins the Yuzihura Pokémon Contest and earns her third Kanto Ribbon
  • Ash defeats Spenser at the Battle Palace and wins the Skill Symbol
  • May defeats Brock in a Pokémon Contest & Earns her fourth Kanto Ribbon
  • Ash loses to Anabel in his first battle at the Battle Tower
  • Ash manages to defeat Anabel at the Battle Tower and wins the Ability Symbol
  • Ash & Co. Meet up Hinata and meet another Deoxys
  • May defeats Jessie in the Kajinoki Town Contest
  • Brock returns to Pewter Gym to find his Onix has evolved into Steelix
  • Jessie & James temporarily own Aggron & Charizard
  • Ash gets possed by an ancient evil king and battles Brandon's Regirock. Ash loses
  • Ash befriends an Aipom that follows him
  • May enters the Kanto Grand Festival
  • May defeats Harley in the Grand Festival
  • May defeats Drew in the Grand Festival
  • Ash catches the Aipom that begun following him
  • May is defeated by Drew's rival Saori in the Grand Festival and comes in the Top 4
  • Ash loses a rematch against Brandon. Calling upon Torkoal against Registeel.
  • May learns that Drew & Harley are heading to Johto. Ash learns that Gary is in Shinou
  • Ash's Bulbasaur, Charizard & Squirtle return for Ash's rematch with Brandon
  • Ash has a rematch 4 on 4 against Brandon. Ash wins and earns the Brave Symbol.
  • Ash is offered a role as a Frontier Brain for when the next Frontier Brain steps down

    Here is the list of Episodes and the Guides (when they are done):

    # -English Episode Name- -Jap. Episode Name- Pics
    410 The Right Place at the Right Mime Oak's Laboratory! All Member's Gather! Pics
    411 A Real Cleffa-Hanger Mt. Moon! With Cleffa, Clefairy & Clefable! Pics
    412 Numero Uno Articuno First Battle! Battle Factory (Part 1) Pics
    413 The Symbol Life First Battle! Battle Factory (Part 2)! Pics
    414 Hooked on Onix The Kingdom Of Onix! Pics
    415 Rough, Tough Jigglypuff Jigglypuff's Song! Father's Song!! Pics
    416 On Cloud Arcanine Rival Confrontation! VS Arcanine! Pics
    417 Sitting Psyduck Psyduck's Depression! Pics
    418 Hail to the Chef Sneasel & Mr. Mime! Which Restaurant?! Pics
    419 Caterpie's Big Dilemma Evolution! That Mystery & Marvel!! Pics
    420 The Saffron Con Pokémon Contest! Saffron Conference (Part 1)! Pics
    421 A Hurdle For Squirtle Pokémon Contest! Saffron Conference (Part 2)! Pics
    422 Pasta La Vista Hand-to-Hand Fighting Dojo! Ash VS May!! Pics
    423 Fear Factor Phony! Psychic VS Ghost! Midnight Showdown!! Pics
    424 Sweet Baby James! Mime Jr Enters! House of Relaxation!! Pics
    425 Achip off the Old Brock Mudkip & Flaaffy! Wonder Drug of Love!? Pics
    426 Wheel...of Frontier! Battle Arena! Fighting Confrontation!! Pics
    427 May's Egg-Cellent Adventure! The Breeding Centre & The Pokémon Egg! Pics
    428 Weekend Warrior The Rival Is A SalaryMan?? Pics
    429 On Olden Pond! Dragonair's Lake! Pics
    430 Tactics Theatrics Battle Dome! Fusion of Fire & Water! Pics
    431 Reversing The Charges Startling! Frightening! Elekid! Pics
    432 Green Guardian Pokémon Ranger Appears! Celebi Rescue Operation! Pics
    433 From Cradle to Save! Bonsly & The Ninja School! Pics
    434 Time-Warp Heals All Wounds! May Travels Through Time! Pics
    435 Queen of the Serpentine Fierce Fighting at the Battle Pike! VS Pike Queen Lucy! Pics
    436 Off the Unbeaten Path! Who Single-Handedly has the Victory!? Pokemon Orienteering!! Pics
    437 Harley Rides Again! Munchlax's Battle Debut! Harley & Taking the Game Seriously! Pics
    438 Odd Pokémon Out Grovyle VS Tropius! Grass Field Battle! Pics
    439 Spontaneous Combusken Pokémon Contest! Yuzuhira Convention! Pics
    440 Cutting the Ties That Bind Sceptile! Dawn of Revival! Pics
    441 Ka Boom With A View Fierce Fighting! Jungle Battle at the Battle Palace! Pics
    442 King & Queen For A Day! King Bonsly & Queen Mime Jr! Pics
    443 Curbing the Crimson Tide! The Red Inazuma SkyScraper! Pics
    444 What I Did For Love Decisive Game! May VS Brock! Pics
    445 Three Jynx & A Baby! Smoochum & The Three Jynx Sisters! Pics
    446 Talking A Good Game Salon Maiden Anabel Enters! Pics
    447 Second Time's the Charm Battle Tower! Telepathy Battle! Pics
    448 Pokémon Ranger! Deoxys Crisis! Pokémon Ranger! Deoxys Crisis! Pics
    449 All that Glitters is not Golden Sudowoodo! Legend of Gold! Pics
    450 New Plot - Odd Lot! Harley & Team Rocket! The Formation of the Villanious Alliance! Pics
    451 Going for Choke! May VS Jessie! The Final Contest! Pics
    452 The Ole' Berate and Switch Team Rocket's Disbandment!? Respective Roads! Pics
    453 Grating Spaces Brock & Ash! Defend Pewter Gym in Tag Battle! Pics
    454 Battling the Enemy Within Battle Pyramid! VS Regirock! Pics
    455 Slaking Kong Marvel! Mountain of the Giant Slaking! Pics
    456 May, We Harley Drew'd Ya! Begin! Pokémon Contest - Grand Festival! Pics
    457 Thinning the Hoard May VS Harley! Double Battle On Stage!! Pics
    458 Channeling the Battle Zone May VS Drew! The Final Battle! Pics
    459 Aipom and Circumstance! Aipom & The King! Pics
    460 Strategy Tomorrow - Comedy Tonight! Chatot & The Pokémon Comedian! Pics
    461 Duels of the Jungle Attack! The Stray Weavile! Pics
    462 Overjoyed! Battle Pyramid Again! VS Registeel! Pics
    463 The Unbeatable Lightness Of Seeing! May VS Drew! Rivals Forever! Pics
    464 Pinch Healing! The Pokémon Center is Very Busy! Pics
    465 Gathering The Gang Of Four! First Pokémon! Last Battle! Pics
    466 Pace - The Final Frontier! Deciding Match! VS Regice! Pics
    467 Once More With Reeling Ash VS May! The Last Battle!! Pics
    468 Home Is Where The Start Is The End Of a Journey! The Start of A Journey! Pics

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