Series 2: Advanced Generation Series

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The Advanced Generation Series is the second series of the Pokémon anime. Ash decides to head to the Hoenn region with only his Pikachu, to gather Gym Badges and compete in the Hoenn League's Ever Grande Conference. He's joined along by May, who originally just wanted to travel, but after becoming familiar with Pokémon Contests, she decides to compete with the goal of becoming Top Pokémon Coordinator. She must earn 5 ribbons in order to participate in the Hoenn Grand Festival. Ash is also joined along by Max, who is May's younger brother that is too young to obtain a Pokémon for himself. Although, he's prove his usefulness by using his PokéNav to make sure the group is heading in the correct direction during their travels. Finally, Brock makes his return and decides to join the group as well.

Along the way, the group goes through several encounters against two evil groups, Team Magma and Team Aqua who are trying to control the world with the likes of Legendary Pokémon Kyogre and Groudon.

In the Hoenn League's Ever Grande Conference, Ash once again finishes in the Top 8, but only with his Hoenn Pokémon team. May finishes her first Grand Festival by reaching the Top 8 as well.

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Following his journey in the Hoenn region, Ash returns to Kanto and meets Scott who has observed Ash's battling skills against Elite Four member Agatha and invited him to participate in the Battle Frontier. Ash agrees and travels throughout the Kanto region to compete to obtain all 7 Battle Fronier symbols. and is rejoined by Brock, May, and Max. May also decides to participate in Pokémon Contests in Kanto, in hopes of making it to the Kanto Grand Festival.

Ash successfully defeats all 7 Frontier Brains and Scott offers Ash to become a Frontier Brain himself, although, Ash turns down the offer, stating that he wishes to continue traveling to many regions and meeting different people and Pokémon. May improves in her second Grand Festival by successfully reaching the Top 4(semifinals).

As the Advanced Generation series reaches its conclusion, May decides to proceed to the Johto region alone to compete in Pokémon Contests, therefore Max will be heading back home to Hoenn, as he won't be accomanying his sister. Brock decides to remain home in Pewter City. May and Max's ship arrives and they separate from Ash and Brock to head back home in Hoenn. Ash splits from Brock once they reach a fork in the road, leading to both Pallet Town and Pewter City.

Once Ash arrives in Pallet Town, he encounters an unknown Pokémon, who turns out to be Electivire, owned by his former rival Gary. Gary tells Ash that he obtained the Pokémon from the Sinnoh region. Ash decides to battle Electivire, where his Pikachu eventually loses. After thinking for a while, Ash makes a decision to head to the Sinnoh region to begin his new journey, leading to the Diamond and Pearl Series.

The Advanced Generation series in the American dub was split into 4 full seasons:

  • Pokémon Advanced
  • Pokémon Advanced Challenge
  • Pokémon Advanced Battle
  • Pokémon Battle Frontier



Pokémon Advanced

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277 Get The Show On The Road!!
278 A Ruin With A View
S4 A Family That Battles Together Stays Together!!
279 There's No Place Like Hoenn
S5 Cerulean Blue!
280 You Can Never Taillow!
S6 We're No Angels!
281 In The Knicker Of Time!
282 A Poached Ego!
283 Tree's A Crowd!
S7 Showdown at the Oak Corral!
284 A Tail With A Twist
285 Taming of the Shroomish!
286 You Said A Mouthful!
287 A Bite To Remember
288 The Lotad Lowdown
289 All Things Bright and Beautifly!
S8 The Blue Badge of Courage
290 All In A Day's Wurmple!
S9 Big Meowth Little Dreams
Piece'a Pizza Peace Pizazz
291 Gonna Rule The School!
292 Winner By A Nosepass!
293 Stairway to Devon!
294 On a Wingull and a Prayer!
295 Sharpedo Attack!!
S10 Oak-Napped
296 Brave The Wave
297 Which Wurmple is Which?
298 A Hole Lotta Trouble!!
299 Gone Corphishin'
300 A Corphish Out Of Water!
301 A Mudkip Mission!
302 Turning Over a Nuzleaf!
303 A Three Team Scheme!
304 Seeing is Believeing!
305 Ready Willing And Sableye!
S11 Of Meowth and Pokémon
A Little Skitty
306 A Meditite Fight!
307 Just One Of The Geysers
308 Abandon Ship!
309 Now That's Flower Power!
310 Having a Wailord of a Time!
311 Win Lose or Drew!
312 The Spheal of Approval
313 Jump For Joy!
314 A Different Kind of Misty!
315 A Pokéblock Party!
316 Watt's With Wattson?
S12 A Date With Delcatty

Pokémon Advanced Challenge

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317 What You Seed Is What You Get!
318 Love At First Flight!
319 Let Bagons Be Bagons!
320 The Princess And The Togepi!
S13 Training Daze!
321 A Togepi Mirage!
S14 Celebi & Joy!
322 Candid Camerupt!
S15 Journey To The Starting Line!
323 I Feel Skitty!
324 Zig Zag Zangoose!
325 Maxed Out!
326 Pros & Con Artists!
327 Come What May!
328 Cheer Pressure!
329 Game Winning Assist!
330 Fight for the Meteorite!
331 Poetry Commotion!
332 Going Going Yawn!
333 Going For A Spinda!
334 All Torkoal No Play!
335 Manectric Charge!
336 Delcatty Got Your Tongue!
337 Disaster of Disguise!
338 Disguise Da Limit!
339 Take the Lombre Home!
340 True Blue Swablu!
341 Gulpin It Down!
342 Exploud and Clear!
343 Go Go Ludicolo!
S16 Putting The Air Back Into Aerodactyl!
344 A Double Dilemma
345 Love Petalburg Style
346 Balance of Power
347 A Six Pack Attack!
348 The Bicker The Better
349 Grass Hysteria
350 Hokey Pokéballs
351 Whiscash and Ash
352 Me Myself & Time
353 A Fan With A Plan
354 Cruisin' For A Losin'
355 Pearls Are A Spoink's Best Friend !?!
356 That's Just Swellow
357 Take This House And Shuppet
358 A Shroomish Skirmish
359 Unfair Weather Friends
360 Who's Flying Now?
361 Sky High Gym Battle!
362 Lights, Camerupt, Action
363 Crazy As A Lunatone!
364 The Garden Of Eatin'!
365 A Scare To Remember!
366 Pokéblock Stock & Berry!
367 Lessons in Lilycove!
368 Judgement Day!

Pokémon Advanced Battle

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369 Clamperl of Wisdom
S17 Luvdisc Is A Most Splendored Thing
370 The Relicanth Really Can!
S18 Those Darn Electabuzz!
371 The Evolutionary War
S19 The Search For A Legend
372 Training Wrecks
373 Gaining Groudon
374 The Scuffle of Legends
375 It's Still Rocket Roll to Me
376 Solid As A Solrock
377 Not Aired
378 Vanity Affair
379 Where's Armaldo?
380 A Cacturne for the Worse
381 Claydol Big And Tall
382 Once In A Mawile
383 Beg Burrow and Steal
384 Absol-ute Disaster!!
385 Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snorunt!
386 Do I Hear A Ralts?
387 The Great Eight Fate!
388 Eight Ain't Enough
389 Showdown At Linoone
390 Who, What, When, Where, Wynaut?
391 Date Expectations
392 Mean With Envy
393 Pacifidlog Jam!
394 Berry, Berry Interesting!
395 Less Is Morrison!
396 The Ribbon Cup Caper
397 Not Aired
398 Hi Ho Silver Wind!
399 Deceit And Assist!
400 Rhapsody In Drew
401 Island Time!
402 Like a Meowth to a Flame
403 Saved by the Beldum
404 From Brags to Riches
405 Shocks and Bonds
406 A Judgment Brawl!
407 Choose It or Lose It
408 At the End of the Fray
409 The Scheme Team!

Pokémon Advanced Battle(continued)

Battle Frontier

410 The Right Place at the Right Mime
411 A Real Cleffa-Hanger
412 Numero Uno Articuno
413 The Symbol Life
414 Hooked on Onix
415 Rough Tough Jigglypuff
416 On Cloud Arcanine
417 Sitting Psyduck
418 Hail to the Chef
419 Caterpie's Big Dilemma
420 The Saffron Con
421 A Hurdle For Squirtle
422 Pasta La Vista

Pokémon Battle Frontier

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423 Fear Factor Phony!
424 Sweet Baby James!
425 Achip off the Old Brock
426 Wheel...of Frontier!
427 May's Egg-Cellent Adventure!
428 Weekend Warrior
429 On Olden Pond!
430 Tactics Theatrics
431 Reversing The Charges
432 Green Guardian
433 From Cradle to Save!
434 Time-Warp Heals All Wounds!
435 Queen of the Serpentine
436 Off the Unbeaten Path!
437 Harley Rides Again!
438 Odd Pokémon Out
439 Spontaneous Combusken
440 Cutting the Ties That Bind
441 Ka Boom With A View
442 King & Queen For A Day!
443 Curbing the Crimson Tide!
444 What I Did For Love
445 Three Jynx & A Baby!
446 Talking A Good Game
447 Second Time's the Charm
448 Pokémon Ranger! Deoxys Crisis!
449 All that Glitters is not Golden
450 New Plot - Odd Lot!
451 Going for Choke!
452 The Ole' Berate and Switch
453 Grating Spaces
454 Battling the Enemy Within
455 Slaking Kong
456 May, We Harley Drew'd Ya!
457 Thinning the Hoard
458 Channeling the Battle Zone
459 Aipom and Circumstance!
460 Strategy Tomorrow - Comedy Tonight!
461 Duels of the Jungle
462 Overjoyed!
463 The Unbeatable Lightness Of Seeing!
464 Pinch Healing!
465 Gathering The Gang Of Four!
466 Pace - The Final Frontier!
467 Once More With Reeling
468 Home Is Where The Start Is


6. Pokémon: Jirachi Wishmaker
7. Pokémon: Destiny Deoxys
8. Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew
9. Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea


  • Ash obtains a new outfit for the new series.
  • This series English dub saw the transition from the original 4Kids voice actors to TPCI's voice actors, starting with the Pokémon Battle Frontier season.

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