Once he gets to the Pokémon School, he talks with his classmates, and it appears their mothers and fathers are feeling the same way. January 25, 2018 2018-01-25 July 2, 2018 Lana's little sisters Harper and Sarah return home with a story about having met a mysterious Pokémon in the forest, and each has an unusual berry to show for it. October 19, 2017 2017-10-19 March 26, 2018 Ash and the gang visit Aether Paradise, where they are greeted by Wicke and Faba; however, while Faba is eager to see Nebby, he treats Rowlet very badly. 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. Masked Royal and Incineroar use the Z-move Malicious Moonsault to wipe out all five sore-losing Revengers, and the masked duo and their Pokémon partners win the match! Full of confidence in their closer bond, Jessie and Mimikyu challenge Ash again.
However, Satoshi and Pikachu's confidence and determination may not only make the plan work but inspire Dia to finally gain a Pokémon partner. However, he's totally shocked when Lillie appears and calls Gladion her brother. The next day, Professor Kukui is unceremoniously awakened to a stunning surprise - a beach-side wedding prepared and attended by everyone and presided over by Principal Oak! June 29, 2017 2017-06-29 September 23, 2017 As part of Olivia's practical lesson on Akala Island, the gang are sent on treasure hunts across the island mounted on Stoutland, each of which reacts differently to its rider: Ash's Stoutland is extremely friendly and enthusiastic, Lana's Stoutland does not seem to like her, and Lillie has trouble even getting close to her Stoutland. Lychee finally shows up and Takeshi naturally falls for her extra hard! Meanwhile, a special unit from Rocket-Dan Headquarters shows up to target them as well, but is also suffering from the vitality drain. The mini-trio are reunited with their Pokémon partners, and Pikachu's accidentally sneezing on them somehow causes a reaction that returns them all to normal size! Everyone wants to help, but Lana and Professor Kukui agree that Dewpider has to find a new home on its own, so they all follow and observe Dewpider.
Unfortunately, Ulu suffers a setback when his over-active feelings for Nina cause his major ingredients to get devoured by a Snorlax! The newly-formed Ultra Guardians consisting of Ash and the gang, who are amazed that a secret base has been constructed beneath the Pokémon School receive their first mission from Lusamine: stop the Ultra Beast, now named Buzzwole, who has been going on a rampage across Melemele Island. Faba unleashes a Hypno and a Alakazam, both of whom easily defeat Gladion's Lycanroc and Umbreon. May 4, 2017 2017-05-04 July 29, 2017 When Team Rocket see Ash and Kiawe demonstrating Z-moves, they plot to find Z-crystals for themselves. However, Mallow has a plan to save the situation, and Ash and the gang are ready to back her up! Masked Royal and Incineroar appear and announce that Incineroar wants to challenge Litten to a battle, and Litten accepts. And why is Skull-Dan on Poni Island and what trouble are they up to? During the race, Team Rocket, who want the grand prize of a year's supply of free pancakes, enter both Mimikyu and a mechanical Bewear powered by Meowth and Wobbuffet.
During a malfunction, Rotom manages to escape from the washing machine into the island's electrical system and tries to find its way back to Ash and its Pokédex form, while its multiple Form Changes in each of which it can't vocally communicate cause havoc at the homes of Ash's friends. After watching a group of Crabrawler, following a Cutiefly to a meadow full of friendly bug Pokémon and having fun with a group of Alolan Exeggutor, they are overrun by a school of Wimpod who try to steal their snacks. Just as Team Rocket is about to capture them, Ash, Lycanroc and Torracat appear and the battle is on, only to be interrupted by Bewear once again carrying Team Rocket off. Other English-speaking nations largely follow either this order or the Japanese order. The next day when Lillie doesn't show up for school, Hobbes tells Ash that Lillie has run away from home with Gladion. After Rockruff defeats a Magmar that previously defeated it, Professor Kukui decides to leave Rockruff in Ash's care.
Naturally, this arouses Tapu Koko's interest. This will be a Double Battle; Olivia brings out a Probopass to partner her Lycanroc, and Ash chooses Rowlet to partner Rockruff. In response to Lillie's feelings, Nebby teleports her, Ash, Pikachu, Snowy and Rotom to places where Lillie has happy memories of when she and Gladion were children. 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. Meanwhile back in Alola, the Matori Matrix unleashes a Mega Bossgodora, which defeats Kukui's Warrgle and Sauboh's Sleeper and Foodin. Now the gang must escape Mumargi's traps before Ho and Sui are whisked away forever; maybe Principal Okido's Nekkoala can help! When Poipole accidentally bursts Dewpider's bubble, Lana dives into the ocean with it to save it.
They are shocked when Ash tells them about his dream, and Lusamine asks Ash to let Aether look after Nebby, who may be an Ultra Beast. With all this drama and Musabarbara trying to steal the spotlight, Rotom-Dex will have to do some fast re-writes to bring this play to a successful conclusion and a happy ending! During the battle, Surskit evolves into an Masquerain and flies happily away, leaving the pond to Dewpider as its new home. Meanwhile, Eievui has had the best day ever playing with Pikachu and the gang, but when they go home at the end of the day, it realizes that it's lonely. Ash turns down the offer, saying he will keep his promise to look after Nebby. After the battle, Hala rewards Ash with a Fightinium Z, but Tapu Koko intervenes and replaces it with Electrium Z.
The day ends on a happy note when Mallow is awarded the festival trophy, and Ulu and Lickitung leave to continue their cooking journey. Professor Burnet follows, and Lillie tells her about her quarrel with Lusamine. Snowy meets a Kanto Ninetales. A Solganium Z-crystal appears and is given to Ash, but its unusual shape won't fit in his Z-ring. After Ash and Pikachu join Olivia in an underwater swim, they find a Wailmer trapped in a rock crevice by a vicious Bruxish.
Nanu's second Pokémon is Sableye, who has a powerful Shadow Claw move but is eventually defeated by Lycanroc's Stone Edge, the whole battle being watched by Tapu Bulu who drops a berry to give Lycanroc needed energy. Silvally easily defeats Hypno and Alakazam and Faba sneaks away. It premiered on November 17, 2016 in Japan, and on May 12, 2017 in the United States, with the first two episodes receiving an English dubbed preview on December 5, 2016 and at similar times in certain other countries around the world. Litten leaps into the arena and challenges Incineroar. When Nihilego goes for Gladion, Lusamine pushes him out of the way and is captured. However, with Sophocles as track spotter, some unorthodox moves and teamwork and Team Rocket's cheating exposed, Team Sophocles puts up a good fight.
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. Litten and Stoutland escape from the Pokémon Center and return to their riverside den, where Stoutland passes away in the night. Lillie decides to spend some time alone with her newfound partner and takes a walk with Snowy, while being followed secretly by Mallow and Ash. This season follows the continuing adventures of Ash and his classmates at the Pokémon school in the Alola region. The race has three stages: 1 a rocky terrain, 2 a desert terrain, and 3 an urban area, each with obstacles powered by a Pokémon.
Rockruff, injured after falling into a river, is found by both Olivia's and Gladion's Lycanroc and brought to the Ruins of Life. It then teaches Ash the Z-move Searing Sunraze Smash, which empowers Solgaleo and enables it to open a wormhole and carry the gang into Ultra Space. Lillie orders a jet to take her, Ash and Gladion to Aether Paradise, where they tell Lusamine what has happened. Later while everyone else is asleep, Lillie goes outside. At the farm, they find that the farm's fences have been deliberately broken and the farm's Miltank are loose.