Cilan offers to do an evaluation of Piplup and Dawn figures out that he is a Connoisseur. Jervis acts as the referee, and Cilan calls out Pansage, with Dawn using Piplup. But now it is time for Cilan to deliver his piece de resistance! A Wailord breaches the water and crashes back down as the plane sails overhead. When Piplup turns and cocks a smug look in Oshawott's direction! He picked up an ecstatic Pachirisu and looks it over, and Dawn tells a clearly dejected Ash that he'll get his chance to get hot and heavy with her again just like old times, but first she wants to go with this taller, more mature and distinguished guy! Ash was right, he did see Staryu in the water, and Cilan comments that this resort town is a perfect place to relax. The angry little otter does as he is told, stomping up and bowing to Piplup who crosses his arms and turns him back in a miff, just pissing off Oshawott even more. Flying with Cynthia to Undella Town in eastern Unova, our heroes marvel at the variety of Pokémon they see. But this isn't a contest, so who is the winner? As she speaks, Meloetta starts becoming slightly more visible, and is spotted by Piplup.
But Cilan battle-blocks him, telling Dawn that he wants to battle her first, saying it will give him a chance to do an evaluation. Meloetta was pleased with the effects of the attack. When our heroes discover that Dawn is also planning to enter the Pokémon World Tournament Junior Cup, everyone wants to have a battle with her! Yes it seems that Dawn's Cyndaquil has evolved at some point. Well, Piplup's just a bully. They decide not to make their move yet, not wanting to have to deal with Cynthia on top of the twerps - for now they know exactly where Meloetta is, and that is enough. Their excitement is calmed down when they hear Meloetta singing, looking out to the ocean where the mythical Pokémon is perched happily on a rock, her song being recorded by Team Rocket. Cilan talks up Dawn and Piplup's skill but comes back immediately with a Rock Tomb, but once again Dawn uses the move against him.
His scalchop falls off in his dismay and. I just showed Dawn how much I care. When's the last time we've seen Fling? Dawn is back, and that means Piplup is back too! More importantly Piplup meets Oshawott! Cilan is eager to see how a Pokémon Co-ordinator battles and so challenges Dawn to a battle. Jervis suggests a time-out to the battle and Ash approaches Meloetta, telling her that battles are exciting and they want to be able to count on her to cheer them on at the Junior Cup. As Jervis opens the door though, Meloetta suddenly gets frightened and disappears from view again, confusing Ash. Ash would like to get in on some of that action too, but is just as excited when he sees some Rattata's running alongside the road. It's Dawn of course, with Piplup! Deciding to join Cynthia and travel to Eastern Unova since the Unova League is still 3 months away, we now find the twerps arriving by seaplane in Undella Town.
Zager listens to the recording alongside Team Rocket and is delighted - this is the soundwave he's been searching for, or at least a part of it, anyway. They're surprised to learn she knows Professor Oak, but it seems that Ash has told them at least something about his life prior to meeting them as Iris knows Dawn travelled with Ash across the Sinnoh Region. Cynthia notes that Meloetta is clearly a very shy Pokémon and being somewhere new spooked her, and they head inside. Ash can guess though, and tries to call Meloetta out to see them, but there is no sign of her. Piplup, Pansage, and a Meeting of the Times! However, lurking in the distance is Team Rocket, who are still after Meloetta for their new plan.
After a happy reunion with Ash, Dawn meets Iris and Cilan, plus all the new Pokémon traveling with them in the Unova region. Seems that's it for the battle by interference. The Pokémon Company International is not responsible for the content of any linked website that is not operated by The Pokémon Company International. Piplup is proudly squeaking away to Meloetta, infuriating Oshawott even more. Zager tells them to contact the Boss and let him know their current progress, and he is going to put the next phase of their plan together. Having never meet a Pokémon Coordinator before, Cilan asks to have a battle with Dawn to which she agrees.
I just noticed that Cynthia's sitting like 20 feet away from them. As a result we see for the first time in a long time Togekiss, Buneary, Pachirisu, Mamoswine and. Discuss Everybody is in awe of the Wailord. In either case, it seems that being the Champion of Sinnoh at least is good for the old bank-balance! Bubblebeam, goes in Piplup's favor. Same team as her special ended with. Outside, the twerps call out their Pokémon to show off to Dawn, who happily rushes in to say hello to them all before sending out her own Pokémon. Upon arriving at the house Ash is reunited with Dawn, who reveals she has come to Unova in order to participate in the Pokémon World Tournament Junior Cup.
Jervis is chauffeur as well as butler, driving them along the sea-view road towards Cynthia's home as she tells them a little more about Undella Town. She grabs him by the cheeks and tugs in childish delight, gasping over how squeezable he is, while Dawn checks out Axew with her Pokédex. Please note that these websites' privacy policies and security practices may differ from The Pokémon Company International's standards. The Pokemon notice Meloetta floating around, invisible. But the Pokémon is a bit shy, and it disappears again after a few minutes. Piplup is anything but timid though, gaping up at Meloetta and falling instantly in love with her.
Last episode saw the twerps met up with Sinnoh League Champion Cynthia and learned about the Pokémon Junior Cup. But if we want to find out what it is, we'll have to wait, because this episode is over. Zekrom for Pokemon white and Reshiram for Pokemon black. When they get to Cynthia's villa they find out Dawn is also staying there. Dawn waves hello, Ash does too, and then they go right back into their old habits and we get to see a delightfully dorky white-kids high five from the two of them even though they're both Japanese! Cilan - mirrored by Pansage - offers his evaluation of Piplup as a Pokémon, as well as the relationship between him and Piplup. The others follow him, the invisible Meloetta struggling to get past other disembarking passengers. Iris knows that Dawn is a Coordinator, but she doesn't actually know what a Coordinator is.