Pokémon - Season 6

Saturday 8:30 AM on Cartoon Network Premiered Sep 08, 1998 In Season




Episode Guide

  • Watt's With Wattson?
    Ash's third Gym battle with the electric master Wattson is full of surprises when, after an encounter with a robotic Raikou, Pikachu wins the match alone with super-charged Thunderbolts. However Ash's joy at receiving the badge disappears when Pikachu turns ill, and a depressed Wattson leaves Mauville City convinced he is a weak Gym Leader.moreless
  • A Poké-BLOCK Party
    A Poké-BLOCK Party
    Episode 39
    The gang finally reach Mauville City, however Ash's Gym battle is forced to wait as the gang see an advertisement for a Pokémon Trick House, offering anyone who makes it through with a lifetime supply of Pokéblocks. May is eager to win the prize, so everyone enters, and meet up with a girl and her Whismur. But when Jigglypuff decides to perform her song, things may get complicated for the gang, and Team Rocket are also competing in the contest.moreless
  • A Different Kind of Misty
    Ash and friends get lost in a dark and foggy mountain pass and run into Team Rocket, who have just made off with a stone form a nearby lighthouse. They battle them and take it back, but then the owners come by and accuse them of being the thieves. They clear things up with the two siblings and go with them to their village where they learn about the mountain lighthouse. However, Team Rocket is not ready to accept defeat and are ready to strike again and get the stone.moreless
  • Jump for Joy!
    Jump for Joy!
    Episode 37
    While cutting through a mountain pass, Ash and friends decide to stop at the local Pokemon Center for directions. When they arrive there is no sign of Nurse Joy. They decide to check out footage from a security camera and discover that she was taken by a wild Shiftry. With a clue from the Pokédex, they go off in search of her. Meanwhile, Team Rocket witness part of this event unfold and decide to capture Shiftry.moreless
  • The Spheal of Approval
    Having at long last completed her Pokémon Contest, May suggests a day of recreation in Slateport City before moving on. While she and Brock shop in the city's famous market district, Ash and Max check out a local oceanic museum. What should have been a day of leisure, however, turns into one battle after another as both Team Rocket and Team Magma storm the very same museum in search of a rare rock discovered on the ocean floor.moreless
  • Win, Lose or Drew!
    Win, Lose or Drew!
    Episode 35
    It is finally the day of the Slateport City Pokémon Contest. It will be May's first Pokémon Contest and she is both nervous and excited. Also competing in the contest is Drew, the arrogant boy May meet the other day. As May appears on stage to do her appeal, she trips, but manages to recover quickly. Although she does not get as high of score as she would have liked, she makes it past the appeals. However, her opponent in the first round of battles is none other then Drew. Will she be able to beat him and win her first contest?moreless
  • Having A Wailord Of A Time
    When a Wailord washes up on shore, May and Brock go with Nurse Joy to help it. Nure Joy leaves Ash and Max in charge of watching the starter pokémon at the pokémon center while the are gone. This is easier said then done. The Torchic is a little troublemaker and attempts to escape! Will Ash and Max be able to keep track of it? Meanwhile, Team Rocket is planing on capturing both the starter pokémon and the Wailord!moreless
  • Now That's Flower Power
    As May prepares for the upcoming Pokémon Contest, she meets an arrogant coordinator named Drew. Drew insults her performance which makes May mad. She decides to get back to training and has a practice battle with Ash. During the battle a retired Coordinator passes by and compliments her on her battling skills. On hearing that she is preparing for her first Contest, he invites her and her friends to listen to some advice he has, which doesn't turn out to be much. He tells them that he is preparing for a fireworks display that night. When he goes to show them the fireworks May's Torchic comes out of his shed with a black mouth. It has eaten all of Mr. Big's Bluk Berries that he needs for the fireworks. May agrees to repay him by going and finding more. However, when she finally finds some they wind up in the hands of Drew, who says he will give them back if May can beat him in a battle.moreless
  • Abandon Ship!
    Abandon Ship!
    Episode 32
    Ash and friends foil a Team Rocket kidnapping scheme on the high seas, but are then left high and dry themselves when Team Rocket's boat breaks down. Drifting with the tide, they eventually come to rest against an abandoned ship. On board, they meet one of the ship's original passengers, who has returned to search for the Marshtomp he was separated from when the ship first ran aground. Tommy says that if they help him he will give them a ride to Slateport City. However, things on the ship are not what they seem when everyone begins to go missing one at a time.moreless
  • Just One of The Geysers
    Ash's long-awaited rematch with Brawly of the Dewford Gym finally arrives. For the location, Brawly selects a secret sparring area he has hidden on a nearby island. Above and beyond this gym leader's ability and powerful Pokemon, the battlefield itself presents many unique challenges, most notably a huge geyser that erupts into the air without warning. Will Ash's training be enough to defeat the Gym Leader that beat him so easily before?moreless
  • A Meditite Fight
    A Meditite Fight
    Episode 30
    While taking a break for lunch, a girl named Shauna appears and demands a battle with Ash, saying that she has trained under Brawly. Seeing this as good practice, Ash agrees to after lunch. They begin their battle, but are soon interrupted when Brawly appears and says they must seek shelter immediately as a huge storm is on its way. They quickly pack up and head for shelter, but will they make it in time?moreless
  • Ready, Willing and Sableye
    Corphish's bad attitude is showing no signs of improving so Ash plans to humble it a bit by putting a good scare into it deep inside an abandoned mine. Little does he know however, that Jessie, James, and Meowth have already infiltrated the mine and are using a playful little Sableye to help them capture Pikachu.moreless
  • Seeing is Believing
    Seeing is Believing
    Episode 28
    Ash and friends are walking through the woods on Dewford Island while Professor Birch looks at all of the pokémon. Team Rocket attacks hoping to capture Pikachu. During the battle May sends out her Silcoon and it evolves into Beautifly! Ash and friends defeat Team Rocket soon after. Jessie becomes mad that May's Silcoon evolved and begins to train Cascoon so it can evolve. They go back to battle Ash and the others, and in the battle Cascoon starts to evolve, but what will Jessie do once she finds out what Cascoon has evolved into?moreless
  • A Three Team Scheme
    A Three Team Scheme
    Episode 27
    Ash and his friends are walking along a beach when they encounter Professor Birch. The Professor is on the island researching. They decide to go look in a cave and accidentally stumble upon a Pokémon Trainer's Secret Base. The boy quickly chases them out. Team Rocket then comes by and take over the base to use it for their Hoenn base of operations. Meanwhile, Team Aqua and Team Magma both arrive on the island in search of ancient artifacts needed for their goals.moreless
  • Turning Over A Nuzleaf!
    While walking through Granite Cave, the gang stumble upon Loudred in the middle of a long sleep. When it is accidentally woken, the gang are forced to run and find themselves separated from Pikachu, Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Silcoon, Lotad and Corphish. While the worried trainers search, the Pokemon begin to fight among themselves until they find themselves attacked by a group of Nuzleaf. Will the Pokémon be reunited with their trainers?moreless
  • A Mudkip Mission
    A Mudkip Mission
    Episode 25
    While training for Ash's rematch, Ash and friends are walking along a river. After climbing up a waterfall, they come across a river inlet off the side of the main river where there are tons of Mudkips. They meet Old Man Swamp who takes care of Baby Mudkip that will eventually go to beginner trainers. When Team Rocket finds out about this, they plan to take all of the Mudkip.moreless
  • A Corphish Out of Water
    After Corphish is injured following a Team Rocket encounter, Ash must rush his newest Pokemon to the Dewford Pokémon Center. However, the river he needs to cross is infested with a school of angry Carvanha, and the bridge across the river is out of service. Meanwhile, Team Rocket's plan backfires and they, along with May, Max, Brock and the pokémon have been trapped in cages on the shore and the tide is coming in. Their only hope is that Ash manages to come back in time.moreless
  • Gone Corphishin'
    Gone Corphishin'
    Episode 23
    Ash and friends are camping on a beach while Ash trains for his rematch with Brawly. However, their peace is interrupted when something mysterious burrows underground over and over again. Ash and friends decide to find out what the creature is and stop it.
  • A Hole Lotta Trouble
    Team Rocket's newest scheme involves yet another hole. However, what they don't realize is that the hole is right above Granite Cave. When the hole collapses, they, along with Ash, May, Max, and Brock wind up lot in the underground maze that is Granite Cave. With a bunch of Aron running around underground and everyone separated, will they be able to make it out safely?moreless
  • Which Wurmple's Which?
    Team Rocket tries another scheme to get their hands on Pikachu. After discovering the plot, a battle ensues. During the battle, May and Jessie get their Wurmple's mixed up. May notices that it is not her Wurmple and begins a search for her's. They manage to find Team Rocket, but Jessie is not planning on giving May's Wurmple back. In fact, she wants both Wurmple for herself!moreless
  • Brave The Wave
    Brave The Wave
    Episode 20
    Ash has finally arrived on Dewford Island and is ready to battle against the Gym Leader. However, Ash becomes annoyed when he thinks that Brawly, the Gym Leader, doesn't take his job seriously and just wants to surf. After interrupting Brawly's surf session, he agrees to battle Ash. Will Ash be able to defeat Brawly and his Fighting-Type Pokémon and win his second badge?moreless
  • Sharpedo Attack!
    Sharpedo Attack!
    Episode 19
    While traveling to Dewford Island, Mr. Briney takes everyone to a nearby island to have some fun. However, they are soon attacked by a school of Sharpedo. The Sharpedo have stranded them on the island. Now, if they want to get off the island, they must convince the Sharpedo that they do not want to harm them and also protect them from Team Rocket at the same time.moreless
  • On a Wingull and a Prayer
    Ash and friends are on their way to the port in order to catch a boat to Dewford Island. However, May's map is old and they end up in the old port and not at the new one up the shore. May goes off to look for someone with a boat and runs into Mr. Briney, a retired sailor, and his Wingull, Peeko. Briney offers to take the gang over to Dewford Island, but when she returns with Ash and the gang, Briney seems very angry and says that he has no idea what she's talking about. Meanwhile, Officer Jenny swings by and she tells them that Team Aqua is planning to meet up somewhere in the area and to be careful. Brock and May realize quickly that Briney might actually be in trouble. The Team Aqua member who infiltrated the Devon Corporation has kidnapped Peeko and is forcing Mr. Briney to use his boat to meet up with his team. Luckily Briney has another boat that he kept hidden from the grunt. They then give chase, hoping to catch up to them and get Peeko back before Team Aqua gets away.moreless
  • Stairway to Devon
    Stairway to Devon
    Episode 17
    Now that he's received a badge from the Rustboro City Gym, Ash is ready to leave Rustboro and head off to Dewford Island for his next gym battle. May has other ideas. She is thrilled to finally be in a big city and wants to do some shopping. Brock agrees, so they decide to stay. Meanwhile, Max is in a state of panic. He accidentally spills his drink on May's PokéNav and it looks broken. He gets a tip from a strange old man to take the PokéNav to the Devon Corporation building. The man says that since they manufacture the device, they might be able to fix it. Desperate to avoid May's wrath, Max decides to go for it. Once inside, he learns that the strange old man is actually the president of Devon Corp! Max is really excited by all of the interesting projects the company is working on. It is soon discovered that a spy has entered the building and Mr. Stone and Max set up a plan to stop him. Meanwhile, Ash, May, and Brock go looking for Max and wind up in the middle of the spy plot at Devon.moreless
  • The Winner By A Nosepass
    Ash is about to take on Roxanne, the leader of the Rustboro City Gym. He's going to need all the help he can get to take down her Rock-Type Pokémon. May, on the other hand, isn't really looking forward to the battle. She then announces that she's not going to compete in gym battles. She wants to become a Pokémon Coordinator and compete in contests instead. Ash and friends arrive at the Rustboro Gym and Ash is ready to battle. But will Pikachu's Iron Tail be enough to win him his first Hoenn League Badge?moreless
  • Gonna Rule the School!
    Ash and friends have arrived in Rustboro City, and they're taking time to sight see. They bump into a schoolteacher, Roxanne, and her class on a class trip. The kids are about Max's age and one of them, Kenny, is afraid of Pokémon. Roxanne invites the gang back to see the Pokémon Trainer's School. Ash is anxious to get to his gym battle, but Roxanne persuades him to wait. As it turns out, Ash would have had to wait anyway. Roxanne is the Gym Leader! The Pokémon Trainer's School is pretty big and has all kinds of different classes. May is especially interested in a class on Pokémon Contests. Max decides to attend the beginners' class that Kenny is in. He's in the middle of battling the class show-off, Tommy, when the principal comes running in to tell them that the school's Pokéballs have all been stolen. Team Rocket have appeared and are are planning on using the pokémon for their evil schemes, and now someone must stop them.moreless
  • All in a Day's Wurmple
    Ash and friend continue to make their way towards Rustboro City. May spots a Wurmple that she's dying to catch, but she's not the only one with her eye on the cute little bug Pokémon. Jessie wants it too. May ventures off on her own to catch her Wurmple, but Team Rocket follows and gives her trouble. Luckily, she gets some help from a trainer named Franklin. Meanwhile, Ash and Pikachu are practicing Pikachu's Iron Tail attack. A trainer named Franklin sees them practicing and challenges them to a battle. Franklin teaches Ash about double battles, which are common in the Hoenn region. With help from her new friend Franklin, May catches the Wurmple she wanted. However, Jessie is not happen about this and decides to steal Wurmple. Will May be able to save her newly captured pokémon?moreless
  • All Things Bright and Beautifly
    Rustboro City is on the horizon, but they're not there yet. Ash, Brock, Max and May have just arrived at a Contest Hall. Janet and Chaz, two experienced Pokémon Coordinators, teach the gang all about Contests. Pokémon Contests are different from battles in that it's not the strength of the attack that matters, but the beauty of its execution. Winners get ribbons instead of badges. Everyone decides that they want to try entering today's contest, but they're too late. All is not lost, however, because Chaz offers to teach Pikachu the Iron Tail attack, and Janet lets May assist her during the contest. During the contest, Chaz and Janet both perform really well and make it to the final round, but who will be victorious?moreless
  • The Lotad Lowdown
    The Lotad Lowdown
    Episode 12
    Ash, Pikachu, Brock, May and Max decide to cool off in a picturesque lake en route to Rustboro City, but they're not the only one's splashing around! The lake is actually home to a whole flock of Lotad. The Lotad seem to be having fun with their new friends, but a little girl named Natalie thinks that Ash and crew are out of line. She brings them back to the flower shop which her two older sisters run. There, Ash and friends learn all about berries and the effects that different berries have on Pokémon. Brock promptly falls in love with the two older sisters, making little Natalie very jealous. In fact, Natalie isn't the only one smitten with Brock. A quirky little Lotad seems to have taken a liking to him as well. Meanwhile, Team Rocket has decided to catch all the Lotad in the lake and it's up to Brock's quirky Lotad friend and Pikachu to save the day.moreless
  • A Bite to Remember
    A Bite to Remember
    Episode 11
    As our heroes travel on towards Rustboro City, they stumble into a forest filled with many different kinds of Pokémon. It turns out that the area is actually a Pokémon preserve, and it's looked after by a girl named Katrina. Katrina takes care of all of the Pokémon in the area and helps to nurse them back to health when they are sick. Max takes a particular liking to a Poochyena. All of the Poochyena's companions who were born at the same time have already evolved, but this one Poochyena just doesn't seem ready. Max is determined to see it evolve before he leaves the preserve, and decides to coach the Pokémon and leads it out into the forest. Team Rocket has followed Max and they decide to play a trick on him to take the Poochyena. They claim to be researchers working on an evolution machine. Max is too smart too be fooled, but that doesn't stop Team Rocket from taking Poochyena. Ash and the others show up, but will they be able to get Poochyena back?moreless
  • You Said a Mouthful
    You Said a Mouthful
    Episode 10
    En route to Rustboro City, Ash and friends pass by an unofficial gym saying they have the world's most powerful Pokémon. Even though he can't win a badge there, Ash is intrigued and decides to battle the trainer named Anthony and this mysterious Pokémon. The world's most powerful Pokémon turns out to be a Pelipper. Pelipper attacks Ash's Treecko with a Vine Whip. It then attacks Taillow with Flame Thrower. Finally, it attacks Pikachu with a Thunder Attack. Ash and crew are amazed. Pelipper should not be able to use those moves. Team Rocket decides that they must have this awesome Pokémon, so they, too, challenge Anthony. This time however, Anthony panics and the truth comes out. Pelipper has been hiding Pokéballs inside its large beak. Rather than be disappointed, Team Rocket decides that this is an excellent opportunity. They blackmail Anthony and use his Pelipper for a new challenge. This time, trainers will lose their Pokémon if they lose to Pelipper. Ash and friends learn about this and decide to investigate.moreless
  • Taming of the Shroomish
    Ash, May, Brock and Max have arrived at a small town on their way to Rustboro City. Brock decides to stock up on supplies, while Max is eager to go hunting for city dwelling Pokémon. Max soon stumbles upon a very frightened Shroomish who is hiding in an alleyway. Ash, Max, Pikachu and their new Shroomish friend head off to find a Pokémon Center. On their way they pass by a deserted mansion that is being torn down. There, the gang learns that not long ago most of the city was forest and that many, many Shroomish lived in the area. They also learn that strange things are going on at the mansion, and many people believe that it's haunted. A little investigation reveals that the mansion is actually inhabited by all of the Shroomish who used to live in the forest. When the forest was destroyed, they had nowhere else to go. All of the strange noises and smells that the construction workers were hearing were actually the Shroomish. Now Ash and Max must help the Shroomish so that they don't lose their living area.moreless
  • A Tail with a Twist
    Ash's newly caught Treecko may be a bit standoffish, but the little green Pokémon is quite a fighter. When Team Rocket sees Treecko knocked down and hurt by a Seviper, they decide that they must have that Seviper. Jessie is very impressed with its "sneaky, snaky ways." They pursue the snake, and when it bites off a piece of Jessie's hair she attacks it and captures it. Meanwhile, Treecko escapes from the Pokémon Center where Ash brought it to recover. When the gang finds Treecko, it is practicing its attack moves. Again and again, Treecko jumps from the top of a waterfall and tries to break a rock at the bottom with its tail. Its training will be put to the test when Team Rocket attack and use their new Seviper.moreless
  • Tree's a Crowd
    Tree's a Crowd
    Episode 7
    Deep in the woods, Ash spies a Treecko. He's wanted to catch a Treecko since he first saw one at Professor Birch's laboratory. He follows the Treecko to an enormous tree that seems to be dying. There, Treecko has an argument with all of the other Treecko. It seems that this Treecko is very attached to the tree and wants to stay with it, while the rest of the clan wants to move on to a new tree. Ash watches as the lone Treecko struggles to save the tree. Ash is determined to help this Treecko, but Team Rocket are determined to capture all of the Treecko.moreless
  • A Poached Ego!
    A Poached Ego!
    Episode 6
    Our heroes are headed for Rustboro City, where Ash hopes to have his first real gym battle in Hoenn. Team Rocket is making their way along the same path when they stumble upon a cage full of Ekans. Jessie is delighted that their work has been done for them and orders Arbok to attack. Arbok can't manage to attack the helpless Ekans however, because it remembers when it used to be an Ekans. Jessie is sympathetic. James soon makes a similar concession when they find a cage of Koffing that Weezing will not hurt. The cages belong to a poacher named Rico who uses his Fearow and Pupitar to chase off Team Rocket. Team Rocket returns to the scene, now hoping to free the Ekans and Koffing. Things turn dangerous when Rico's Pupitar evolves into a Tyranitar, and Team Rocket is forced to make the ultimate sacrifice for the Pokémon that they love.moreless
  • In the Knicker of Time!
    On the way to the first Hoenn Gym in Rustboro City, Ash and friends encounter a giant Zigzagoon, which they soon realize is actually a trainer in a Zigzagoon suit. Nicolai the Knickerbocker is a trainer that believes in becoming one with Pokémon in order to understand them. While battling, he wears a costume of whichever Pokémon he is using. When not dressed as a Pokémon, he wears knickers in order to be closer to nature. Nicolai is very excited to learn that May is the daughter of the Petalburg Gym leader. He challenges her to a battle and quickly defeats her. Nicolai taunts her for losing, saying that he doesn't think her father will be difficult to beat since she is such an inexperienced trainer. Brock, Ash and May shrug off the defeat and continue on their way, but Max is angry. Without telling anyone, he goes off in search of Nicholai to defend his father's honor.moreless
  • You Never Can Taillow
    Ash, May, and Max are strolling through the Petalburg forest on hopes of seeing new pokémon and adventures. May suggest that they should stop for a quick lunch break but Max on the other hand thinks that they should continue to find pokémon in the forest. May and Max begin to pull Ash back and forth to see what he should do: eat lunch, or find new pokémon, Ash on the other hand get extremely annoyed and decides that they can take a quick lunch break and later find pokémon. Ash, Max, May, and Pikachu start to have a lunch but soon find out that none of them have food on them to eat, and all of pikachu's pokémon food container was empty leaving them at a starving situation. Ash then tells May and Max about his friend Brock and how he always cooked meals for him and Misty and how he helped him out during their travels together. While in the forest a flock of vicious Taillow begin to attack Ash and his friends looking for food. Will they be able to escape the flock?moreless
  • There's No Place Like Hoenn
    Ash and May have made it all the way to Petalburg City, the first city with a gym. Ash is very excited to take on the gym leader, but May seems a little uneasy. When Ash first gets to the gym, he meets Max, who is pretending to be the gym leader. Max knows a lot about Pokémon and can't wait until he's old enough to become a trainer. Then May shows up and reveals that Max is her brother and the Gym Leader is her father. Norman, the Fym Leader, finally appears, but it order to have a Gym Battle Ash needs three Pokémon. He does not want to rely on his pokémon at Professor Oak's lab, and decides to ask Norman for an unofficial battle. Meanwhile, Team Rocket is planning on taking May's Torchic.moreless
  • A Ruin with a View
    A Ruin with a View
    Episode 2
    Ash is ready to head to Oldale Town to sign up for the Hoenn League. May has offered to show Ash the way in exchange for his company to Oldale Town - which is only fair, seeing as Pikachu destroyed May's bike. In Oldale Town, May visits her first Pokémon Center and is amazed with all of its services, and by the ancient ruins next door. Things quickly turn sour when Team Magma, a mysterious band of criminals, shut down the electricity at the Pokémon Center and kidnap Professor Alden in order to invade the ruins. With no electricity, all of the Pokémon are in danger - including May's Torchic. It's up to Ash and May to save the day, and in doing so they uncover mysterious ancient Pokémon.moreless
  • Get the Show on the Road
    In the land of Hoenn, a girl named May is making her way to Professor Birch's lab where she will get her first Pokémon and start her journey. However, she is more interested in traveling then Pokémon. Meanwhile, Ash arrives in Littleroot Town where he discovers that there is no Pokémon Center. In order to heal Pikachu, he must take it to Professor Birch's lab. Birch hooks Piakchu up to a machine, but the built up electricity in Pikachu causes it to go crazy and run out of the lab. Ash and Birch give chase, but will they be able to find Pikachu in the woods? And what about May?moreless