Update: The new season is for premiere on Canada's on Saturday, March 10 at 12:30 p. May 19, 2017 January 5, 2017 134 days Trial and Tribulation! The next day, Kiawe and Turtonator face Marowak in a rematch, but this time Turtonator wins. May 27, 2017 January 19, 2017 128 days The Sun, the Scare, the Secret Lair! Professor Burnet offers to cook dinner, but her Munchlax ruins her efforts by devouring everyone's food. Everyone's vitality is restored and the injured Lunala is taken to the Ultra Guardian base to recover. March 27, 2018 October 26, 2017 152 days Night of a Thousand Poses! The Pokemon Company describes the story: When Ash sees the Legendary Pokémon Solgaleo and Lunala in a dream, he makes a promise to them.
Kiawe, Mallow and Lana shift into Ultra-Guardian mode to try and find them along with Pikachu and Snowy. With the Ultra Beasts distracted, Ash unleashes Lycanroc's new Z-move Splintered Stormshards and both Ultra Beasts are weakened enough to be captured. Rowlet bursts the balloon open, and they both crash into Team Rocket's secret base. Unfortunately, Rocket-Dan has chosen this exact time to sneak into the Foundation with the plan of grabbing up all the Pokémon they can in one swoop. However, Ash doesn't feel like celebrating because immediately after their return Solgaleo mysteriously disappeared. Oranguru's psychic powers free Steenee, and the two combined prove more than a match for Team Rocket.
Rockruff battles Tapu Lele but is easily defeated. September 8, 2018 April 12, 2018 149 days The Young Flame Strikes Back! After a battle with a Sneasel, Hala's Crabrawler evolves into a Crabominable. Frightened, Poipole disables Rowlet with a Poison attack. Ano ko ni ai ni doko made mo! Naganadel also reveals that Ash's Poipole had gone on its own to find a new world where they could survive. January 5, 2017 2017-01-05 May 19, 2017 Ash meets Hala, the Kahuna of Melemele Island, who created his Z-Ring. But it may not be as innocent as it seems, and Ash and his friends will have to work together to protect the people and Pokémon they care about as they face a mysterious power like nothing they have ever seen.
At the Pokémon School, a lesson on teamwork is interrupted when Meowth kidnaps Rowlet and delivers him to the Alolan Meowth. This hybrid between vampire-fighting action and elaborate period-piece has style in abundance but holds back on the substance. Lillie's mother Lusamine, the President of the Aether Foundation, re-enters her daughter's life with her associates Professor Burnet, Faba and Wicke, but Lillie is not happy to see her. . As she flees, Lusamine sends out her own Pokémon to stop them. Ash is knocked unconscious in the urban area, but Sophocles takes over as track partner, and he and Charjabug bring in the victory. Finally, Nanu shows up and Ash begs to undergo the Island and Grand Trials.
Later that same night at his motel room, he confronts Faba, who wants Silvally returned to him. Toxapex reappears and James chooses to let Mareanie go to be with Toxapex, but Toxapex challenges James to a battle for Mareanie. At his family's dairy farm, Kiawe assigns Popplio to work with his younger sister Mimo, but later finds the water Pokémon to be a great problem-solver with the farm's Tauros. Which will emerge on top? October 28, 2017 August 10, 2017 79 days Mimikyu Unmasked! They are finally transported to the lab level on Aether Paradise, where their arrival is spotted by both Faba and Team Rocket, while in Lusamine's office Gladion confronts his mother about Sivally and Faba. Rowlet spots Pikachu and Poipole playing, but, thinking that Pikachu is being attacked, charges in. Just when it looks like Litten is about to be defeated again, Ash inspires Litten, and Litten evolves into Torracat and attacks with Blaze, actually succeeding in injuring Incineroar.
A Nuikoguma is reported missing from the Foundation's Conservation Center. May 18, 2017 2017-05-18 August 19, 2017 A trainer named Gladion, dressed in black, battling with a powerful fiery-eyed Lycanroc and wearing a Z-ring, has appeared on Melemele Island. Ash asks Tapu Bulu to train him and his Pokémon, but it seems more interested in napping. However, their interference causes Bounsweet to evolve into a Steenee with a devastating slap attack. Hau is upset at first, but determines to become stronger and win his grandfather's Grand Trial, and the two part as friendly rivals.
On Poni Island, Gladion and Lillie penetrate an ancient temple, avoiding death traps and battling hostile Pokémon, and barely manage to escape thanks to some unexpected arrivals and help. Masked Royal uses Z-move Malicious Moonsault and Incineroar wins the match. The Island Kahunas send the power of their Z-moves, but when that doesn't help, Lunana gives Gladion a Lunala Z-crystal. November 9, 2017 2017-11-09 March 29, 2018 Gladion is furious about what has happened to Lillie and blames Ash. Eight new episodes will air throughout that week.
The Legend of the Radiant One!! March 31, 2018 November 23, 2017 128 days Revealing the Stuff of Legend! Despite Lusamine's conjuring a lake of poison, Ash, Pikachu and Solgaleo continue to pursue her until joined by Gladion, Lillie, Snowy, Silvally and the freed Clefable. Naturally, Team Rocket sees an opportunity and chases after them. August 6, 2018 March 8, 2018 151 days Smashing with Sketch! Hajimete no shima, hajimete no Pokemon-tachi!! This season follows the continuing adventures of and as they travel to the Alola region, go to Pokémon school, participate in the island trials, and learn how to use the power of Z-moves. Gladion seems cold towards Lillie and at first refuses Ash's challenge, but then learns that Ash got his Z-ring from Tapu Koko and has actually battled the Island Guardian. Team Rocket gets a Z-Ring! When they finally notice that Pikachu is missing, an agitated Ash and his Pokémon start searching for Pikachu. After Ash feeds the starving Rowlet, it returns the favor by helping him fight off Team Rocket.
Later while everyone else is asleep, Lillie goes outside. With Pikachu and Raichu distracted, the Principal's Komala wins the race at the last moment. While exploring for new Pokémon, Ash and Pikachu stumble upon the Pokémon school, of which Samson is the principal, and meets three students: Mallow, Lilie and Sophocles, and Professor Kukui. April 12, 2018 2018-04-12 September 8, 2018 Sophocles is out camping with his parents and Pokémon at Bamboo Hill when he finds a strange metallic object buried in the ground. March 28, 2018 November 2, 2017 146 days Mission: Total Recall! Will Kaki make it before his time limit runs out? Along with their new friend and the rest of the students at the Pokémon School, Ash and Pikachu explore the Aether Foundation, an organization dedicated to Pokémon conservation and care. September 14, 2017 2017-09-14 November 25, 2017 Ash returns to Kanto with his friends, their Pokémon, Professor Kukui and Principal Oak as part of a special school project about the differences between Kanto and Alolan Pokémon.