List of Pokémon: XY episodes

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List of Pokémon: XY episodes
Season 17
Pokémon the Series: XY logo
Country of originJapan
No. of episodes48
Original networkTV Tokyo
Original releaseOctober 17, 2013 (2013-10-17) –
October 30, 2014 (2014-10-30)
Season chronology
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The seventeenth season of the Pokémon animated series is known as Pocket Monsters: XY (ポケットモンスター エックスワイ, Poketto Monsutā Ekkusu Wai) in Japan, and internationally as Pokémon the Series: XY. The season follows the continuing adventures of Ash Ketchum and Pikachu as they explore the Kalos region. Traveling with their new friends - Clemont and his little sister Bonnie, along with Ash's childhood friend Serena - the party discover new Pokémon and the mysterious Mega Evolutions.

The season originally aired in Japan from October 17, 2013 to October 30, 2014 on TV Tokyo,[1] and in the United States from January 18, 2014 to December 20, 2014 on Cartoon Network after a preview of the first two episodes on October 19, 2013.[2]

The Japanese opening songs are "V (Volt)" (V (ボルト), Boruto) by Yūsuke Kamiji, and an alternate version by Rika Matsumoto and Jewel (J☆Dee'Z) for 28 episodes, and "Mega (Volt)" (メガV (メガボルト), Megaboruto) performed by Yūsuke Kamiji for 21 episodes. The ending songs are "X Strait, Y Scenery" (X海峡Y景色, Ekkusu Kaikyō Wai Keshiki, "X-Kaikyō, Y-Keshiki") performed by Jewel (J☆Dee'Z) for 28 episodes, "Peace Smile!" (ピースマイル!, Pīsumairu!) performed by Jewel (J☆Dee'Z) with Ikue Ōtani for 18 episodes, and "DreamDream" (ドリドリ DoriDori) performed by Shoko Nakagawa for 3 episodes. The English opening song is "Pokémon Theme (Version XY)", performed by Ben Dixon and The Sad Truth, with an instrumental version serving as the end credit song.


J#[a] E#[a] English title
Japanese title
Original air date[3] English air date[4]
802796"Kalos, Where Dreams and Adventures Begin!" (Let's Go to the Kalos Region! The Beginning of Dreams and Adventures!!)
Transcription: "Karosu-chihō ni Yattekita! Yume to Bōken no Hajimari!!" (Japanese: カロス地方にやってきた!夢と冒険のはじまり!!)
October 17, 2013 (2013-10-17)January 18, 2014[b]
Ash arrives in the Kalos Region with Alexa. Alexa reveals her sister is a Kalos Gym Leader, but she seems to be away. When the local Pokémon Gym throws them out, he and Pikachu meet Clemont and Bonnie. Ash and Clemont have their first Kalos Region Pokémon battle.
803797"Lumiose City Pursuit!" (Mega Evolution and the Prism Tower!)
Transcription: "Mega Shinka to Purizumu Tawā!" (Japanese: メガシンカとプリズムタワー!)
October 17, 2013 (2013-10-17)January 25, 2014[b]
Ash heads to Professor Sycamore's laboratory, where he discovers the professor is examining a Garchomp. Team Rocket eavesdrops on their conversation and tries to steal the Garchomp for themselves.
804798"A Battle of Aerial Mobility!" (Keromatsu vs. Yayakoma! The Aerial Battle!!)
Transcription: "Keromatsu Bui Esu Yayakoma! Kūchūkidō Batoru!!" (Japanese: ケロマツVSヤヤコマ!空中機動バトル!!)
October 24, 2013 (2013-10-24)February 1, 2014
After Ash registers for the Kalos League, he encounters a Pokémon called Dedenne and a Fletchling. His newly captured Froakie does his best to battle Fletchling, but Clemont accidentally angers a swarm of Beedrills.
805799"A Shockingly Cheeky Friendship!" (Pikachu and Dedenne! Nuzzle!!)
Transcription: "Pikachū to Dedenne! Hoppesurisuri!!" (Japanese: ピカチュウとデデンネ!ほっぺすりすり!!)
October 31, 2013 (2013-10-31)February 8, 2014
Clemont tries to capture the Dedenne that keeps stealing their food.
806800"A Blustery Santalune Gym Battle!" (The Hakudan Gym Battle! The Magnificent Viviyon's Dance Battle!!)
Transcription: "Hakudan Jimu Sen! Kareinaru Bibiyon no Mai Batoru!!" (Japanese: ハクダンジム戦!華麗なるビビヨンの舞バトル!!)
November 7, 2013 (2013-11-07)February 15, 2014
Ash and his new group of friends finally meet up with Alexa in Santalune City, where she introduces Ash to her sister, the Gym Leader Viola. Ash has his first Gym Battle in the Kalos Region, but he is defeated when Viola's Bug-type Pokémon put up a good fight. Afterwards, Ash reunites with his childhood friend, Serena.
807801"Battling on Thin Ice!" (The Icy Rematch! Pikachu vs. Viviyon!!)
Transcription: "Hyōjō Kessen! Pikachū Tai Bibiyon!!" (Japanese: 氷上決戦!ピカチュウVSビビヨン!!)
November 14, 2013 (2013-11-14)February 22, 2014
Ash challenges Viola to a rematch. He is now ready for Surskit's battleground freezing strategy.
808802"Giving Chase at the Rhyhorn Race!" (Leave it to Serena!? The Wild Sihorn Race!)
Transcription: "Serena ni Omakase!? Gekisō Saihōn Rēsu!" (Japanese: セレナにおまかせ!?激走サイホーンレース!)
November 21, 2013 (2013-11-21)March 1, 2014
Ash is introduced to the world of Rhyhorn racing. Serena, whose mother is a famous Rhyhorn racer, coaches Ash in the upcoming race. Meanwhile, Team Rocket has their sights on capturing Pikachu and the Racing Rhyhorn.
809803"Grooming Furfrou!" (The Pokémon Trimmer and Trimmian!)
Transcription: "Pokemon Torimā to Torimian!" (Japanese: ポケモントリマーとトリミアン!)
November 28, 2013 (2013-11-28)March 8, 2014
In the next town, the guidebook reveals that it is home to Charisma Trimmers. Charisma Trimmers are people whose expertise is styling the Pokémon Furfrou. Jessica is a Charisma Trimmer in training. Jessica is having problems with her confidence, which is only exacerbated by the expert Charisma Trimmer Moussalli, who is not all who she appears to be.
810804"Clemont's Got a Secret!" (Capture Miare Gym! Citron's Secret!!)
Transcription: "Miare Jimu Kōryaku! Shitoron no Himitsu!!" (Japanese: ミアレジム攻略!シトロンの秘密!!)
December 5, 2013 (2013-12-05)March 15, 2014
Upon returning to Lumiose City, the group meets up with Clemont's and Bonnie's father Meyer, who reveals to Ash and Serena that Clemont is Lumiose City's Gym Leader. Meyer also reveals that Clembot is a robot Clemont had built to look after the gym in his absence, but Clembot has gone haywire. Ash and Clemont infiltrate the gym to beat Clembot in a Pokémon battle to take back the Lumiose Gym.
811805"Mega-Mega Meowth Madness!" (Harimaron vs. Mega Mega Nyarth!!)
Transcription: "Harimaron Tai Mega Mega Nyāsu!!" (Japanese: ハリマロンVSメガメガニャース!!)
December 12, 2013 (2013-12-12)March 22, 2014
Before heading to Cyllage City, the group decides to stop by the Sycamore Pokémon Lab. Team Rocket decides to kidnap Professor Sycamore as well as Serena and Bonnie to pry the professor's mind for the secrets behind Mega Evolution. Meanwhile, Ash and Clemont have to deal with a gluttonous little Chespin with a penchant for macarons.
812806"The Bamboozling Forest!" (The Bamboo Forest Chase! Yancham and Goronda!!)
Transcription: "Chikurin no Tsuiseki! Yanchamu to Goronda!!" (Japanese: 竹林の追跡!ヤンチャムとゴロンダ!!)
December 19, 2013 (2013-12-19)March 29, 2014
While on their journey, the group are stopping for lunch when they are interrupted by two hungry Pancham. When Team Rocket attacks, the Pokémon get separated from their trainers. As Ash and his friends try to find Pikachu, Froaky, Fenikin and Chespin, Team Rocket tries capturing Pikachu again. However, they cross paths with a Pangoro along the way and manage to make it angry.
813807"To Catch a Pokémon Smuggler!" (Capture the Pokémon Buyer! The Kofuurai Impersonation Plan!!)
Transcription: "Pokemon Baiyā wo Tsukamero! Kofūrai Gisō Sakusen!!" (Japanese: ポケモンバイヤーを捕まえろ!コフーライ偽装作戦!!)
January 9, 2014 (2014-01-09)April 5, 2014
While heading towards the next city, the group sees a man escaping from Officer Jenny and along the way find a Scatterbug that fell out of the man's truck. It turns out that the man is a Pokémon poacher who has been capturing Vivillon of different patterns. Ash and his friends decide to help Jenny catch him.
814808"Kindergarten Chaos!" (Nymphia vs. Keromatsu! Kindergarten Chaos!!)
Transcription: "Ninfia Tai Keromatsu! Yōchien wa Ōsawagi!!" (Japanese: ニンフィアVSケロマツ!幼稚園は大さわぎ!!)
January 16, 2014 (2014-01-16)April 12, 2014
Ash and his friends come across a girl named Penelope who asks to battle Ash. If she wins then Ash has to go out with her. It turns out that there's more to this than romance.
815809"Seeking Shelter From the Storm!" (The Spooky Shelter! Nyasper Is Watching!!)
Transcription: "Bukimi na Amayadori! Nyasupā wa Miteita!!" (Japanese: ぶきみな雨宿り!ニャスパーは見ていた!!)
January 30, 2014 (2014-01-30)April 19, 2014
When Ash and his friends are caught in a rain storm, they find a nearby abandoned mansion to take refuge. Unbeknownst to them, Team Rocket has also taken refuge in the same place as well. Both groups are frightened by strange occurrences through the house, which is all centered on a mysterious shadow.
816810"An Appetite for Battle!" (Harimaron vs. Mafoxy! A Diet Battle!?)
Transcription: "Harimaron Bui Esu Mafokushī! Daietto Batoru!?" (Japanese: ハリマロンVSマフォクシー!ダイエットバトル!?)
February 6, 2014 (2014-02-06)April 26, 2014
Chespin gets fat after eating so many of Serena's macarons. Clemont decides to put it on a diet by making an exercise machine and have it exercise through Pokémon Battles. Chespin is not making progress.
817811"A Jolting Switcheroo!" (Dedenne Is Pichu and Pichu Is Dedenne...!?)
Transcription: "Dedenne ga Pichū de Pichū ga Dedenne de...!?" (Japanese: デデンネがピチューでピチューがデデンネで…!?)
February 13, 2014 (2014-02-13)May 3, 2014
Bonnie and another girl named Lynn’s bags get mixed up, leaving Lynn with Clemont's Dedenne and Bonnie with Lynn’s Pichu.
818812"A Rush of Ninja Wisdom!" (Keromatsu Against Gekogahshier! Ninja Battle!!)
Transcription: "Keromatsu Tai Gekogashira! Ninja Batoru!!" (Japanese: ケロマツ対ゲコガシラ!忍者バトル!!)
February 20, 2014 (2014-02-20)May 10, 2014
Ash and his friends meet up with Ninja Trainer Sanpei who owns a Frogadier. Ash challenges Sanpei to a series of ninja-training exercises, during which Froakie learns a new move: double team.
819813"Awakening the Sleeping Giant!" (Wake Up Kabigon! It's a Battle in the Parfum Palace!!)
Transcription: "Kabigon o Okose! Parufamu Kyūden de Batoru Desu!!" (Japanese: カビゴンを起こせ!パルファム宮殿でバトルです!!)
February 27, 2014 (2014-02-27)May 17, 2014
In Camphrier Town, Ash and his friends come across a Snorlax that won't wake up. The local King Shabboneau has a Poké Flute that will wake it, but it was stolen by the selfish Princess Allie of Parfum Palace. Ash tries to retrieve it, but the princess demands a Pokémon Battle: if Ash wins he gets the flute, but if he loses the princess gets Pikachu.
820814"A Conspiracy to Conquer!" (The Conspiracy of Madame X! The Calamanero of Fear!!)
Transcription: "Madamu Ekkusu no Inbō! Kyōfu no Karamanero!!" (Japanese: マダムXの陰謀!恐怖のカラマネロ!!)
March 13, 2014 (2014-03-13)May 24, 2014
Team Rocket gets brainwashed by the mysterious "Madame X" and her Malamar. Only Meowth is able to escape. Meowth goes to Ash and his friends for help. When Pikachu is captured and brainwashed as well, Ash, Serena, Clemont, Bonnie, and Meowth go to save him and Team Rocket. However, everyone but Ash and Meowth gets brainwashed. This leaves them with no idea on how to stop Madame X.
821815"Breaking Titles at the Chateau!" (Challenge the Battle Chateau! Viola vs. Zakuro!!)
Transcription: "Chōsen Batoru Shatō! Biora Bui Esu Zakuro!!" (Japanese: 挑戦バトルシャトー!ビオラVSザクロ!!)
March 20, 2014 (2014-03-20)June 7, 2014
Ash and his friends visit the Battle Chateau. They participate in some matches at the Battle Chateau and witness the battle between Viola and Cyllage City's Gym Leader Grant.
822816"A PokéVision of Things to Come!" (It's a Debut! Serena and Fokko's PokéVision!!)
Transcription: "Debyū desu! Serena to Fokko de Pokebijon!!" (Japanese: デビューです!セレナとフォッコでポケビジョン!!)
March 27, 2014 (2014-03-27)June 14, 2014
After watching a popular celebrity making a "PokéVision" video with her Pokémon, Serena tries to make one with her Fennekin.
"Pokemon: Mega Evolution Special I" (The Strongest Mega Evolution: Act I)
Transcription: "Saikyō Mega Shinka ~Act I~" (Japanese: 最強メガシンカ~ActⅠ~)
April 3, 2014 (2014-04-03)May 31, 2014
Pokémon Trainer Alain wishes to battle every single Mega Evolution there is. He travels around the world to accomplish his goal. He first seeks out Elite Four member Siebold, who he has heard possesses a Mega Stone.
823817"Going for the Gold!" (Catch the Golden Koiking!)
Transcription: "Ōgon no Koikingu o Tsuriagero!!" (Japanese: 黄金のコイキングを釣り上げろ!!)
April 10, 2014 (2014-04-10)June 21, 2014
Ash and his friends make it to Ambrette Town and marvel at its aquarium. They meet the aquarium's director Rodman and his partner Clauncher. They try to help him complete the aquarium's collection by capturing a gold-colored Magikarp.
824818"Coming Back into the Cold!" (The Aurora Bonds! Amarus and Amaruruga!)
Transcription: "Ōrora no Kizuna! Amarurusu to Amaruruga!!" (Japanese: オーロラの絆!アマルスとアマルルガ!!)
April 17, 2014 (2014-04-17)June 28, 2014
Ash, Serena, Clemont, and Bonnie meet up with Alexa again. She is covering the new fossil exhibit at the Ambrette Town Museum. All of them meet the revived fossil Pokémon Amaura and Aurorus in the museum's cold storage. However, Team Rocket arrives to steal Amaura. This leaves Ash and his friends on a rescue mission.
825819"Climbing the Walls!" (Shōyō Gym Battle! Pikachu Against Chigoras!!)
Transcription: "Shōyō Jimu-sen! Pikachū Tai Chigorasu!!" (Japanese: ショウヨウジム戦!ピカチュウ対チゴラス!!)
April 24, 2014 (2014-04-24)July 5, 2014
Ash and his friends make it to Cyllage City. Ash plans on challenging the Gym Leader Grant. Having already seen his strategy of Rock Tomb with his Onix at the Battle Chateau, Ash plans on having Froakie face the Rock Pokémon in battle. Ash's Pikachu battles against Tyrunt.
826820"A Battle by Any Other Name!" (Peroppafu and Peroream!! The Sweet Battle Isn't Sweet!?)
Transcription: "Peroppafu to Perorīmu!! Amai Tatakai wa Amakunai!?" (Japanese: ペロッパフとペロリーム!!甘い戦いはあまくない!?)
May 8, 2014 (2014-05-08)July 12, 2014
While on the road, Serena makes some Poké Puffs for Pikachu and Fennekin. Her cooking skills are insulted by Miette, who has the Meringue Pokémon Slurpuff. The two decide to head to the next town to hold a Poké Puffs Contest to see who is the better pastry chef.
827821"To Find a Fairy Flower!" (Flabébé and the Fairy Flower!)
Transcription: "Furabebe to Yōsei no Hana" (Japanese: フラベベと妖精の花!)
May 15, 2014 (2014-05-15)July 19, 2014
While brushing out her hair, Bonnie tries a new flower accessory. Bonnie discovers that a Flabébé is latching onto it because she has lost her Fairy Flower. The gang tries to help Flabébé get a new Fairy Flower, but it appears the season is over.
828822"The Bonds of Evolution!" (Champion Carnet Appears! The Mega Sirknight in the Fog!!)
Transcription: "Chanpion Karune Tōjō! Kiri no Naka no Mega Sānaito!!" (Japanese: チャンピオン・カルネ登場!霧の中のメガサーナイト!!)
May 22, 2014 (2014-05-22)July 26, 2014
Upon arriving in the next town, Ash learns that the Kalos Region Champion, Diantha, will be holding an exhibition match. The exhibition match tickets are already sold out to his dismay. The gang meets Professor Sycamore over there. He introduces them to Diantha who has volunteered to help him with his research on Mega Evolution. She also allows Ash a friendly match. Ash's Pikachu battles against Diantha's Gardevoir. Diantha shows them the power of Mega Evolution when Team Rocket kidnaps her Gardevoir.
829823"Heroes - Friends and Faux Alike!" (Ta-Da! The Fake Satoshi Appears!!)
Transcription: "Jajān! Nise Satoshi Arawareru!!" (Japanese: ジャジャーン!ニセ サトシ現る!!)
May 29, 2014 (2014-05-29)[c]August 2, 2014
Ash, Serena, and Bonnie must find out who has been impersonating them in the town they have just arrived in.
830824"Mega Revelations!" (Corni and Lucario! The Secrets of Mega Evolution!!)
Transcription: "Koruni to Rukario! Megashinka no Himitsu!!" (Japanese: コルニとルカリオ!メガシンカの秘密!!)
May 29, 2014 (2014-05-29)[c]August 9, 2014
Ash and his friends meet up with Korrina and her Lucario. They soon discover that she is the Shalour City Gym Leader. Korrina seems to possess a Key Stone.[6]
831825"The Cave of Trials!" (Lucario vs. Bursyamo! The Cave of Trials!!)
Transcription: "Rukario Tai Bashāmo! Shiren no Dōkutsu!!" (Japanese: ルカリオVSバシャーモ!試練の洞窟!!)
June 5, 2014 (2014-06-05)August 16, 2014
Ash, Serena, Clemont, and Bonnie help Korrina and her Lucario find the Mega Stone Lucarionite in Geosenge Town's caves. They come face to face with a Blaziken protecting the caves.
832826"The Aura Storm!" (Mega Lucario Against Mega Lucario! A Storm of Auras!!)
Transcription: "Mega Rukario Tai Mega Rukario! Hadō no Arashi!!" (Japanese: メガルカリオ対メガルカリオ!波導の嵐!!)
June 12, 2014 (2014-06-12)August 23, 2014
Korrina finally finds the Lucarionite. After using it, she loses control of her Mega Lucario who is much too strong for Pikachu to defeat. Her grandfather, Gurkinn, must step in to take care of matters using his own Mega Lucario.
833827"Calling from Beyond the Aura!" (Call Out With Your Heart! Beyond the Aura!!)
Transcription: "Yobiau Kokoro! Hadō no Mukō e!!" (Japanese: 呼び合う心!波導のむこうへ!!)
June 19, 2014 (2014-06-19)August 30, 2014
Korrina's grandfather, Gurkinn, tasks her with more training to rein in Mega Lucario. Ash and his friends accompany Korrina as they travel to Pomace Mountain. They fall into a trap laid out by Team Rocket.
834828"The Bonds of Mega Evolution!" (Mega Lucario Against Mega Kucheat! The Bonds of Mega Evolution!!)
Transcription: "Mega Rukario Tai Mega Kuchīto! Megashinka no Kizuna!!" (Japanese: メガルカリオ対メガクチート!メガシンカの絆!!)
July 3, 2014 (2014-07-03)September 6, 2014
The group heads into the mountains around Pomace Mountain and meet with Mabel who is a flower arranger that has mastered the art of Mega Evolution herself with her Mawile. This prompts Korrina to have a friendly match with Mabel.
835829"The Forest Champion!" (Champion of the Forest! Luchabull Appears!!)
Transcription: "Mori no Chanpion! Ruchaburu Tōjō!" (Japanese: 森のチャンピオン!ルチャブル登場!!)
July 10, 2014 (2014-07-10)September 13, 2014
Continuing on their journey to Shalour City, Ash and his friends come across the Wrestling Pokémon Hawlucha who is protecting a group of weak Pokémon in the forest from stronger Pokémon like Machamp, Conkeldurr and an Ursaring.
836830"Battles in the Sky!" (Sky Battle!? Luchabull Against Fiarrow!!)
Transcription: "Sukai Batoru!? Ruchaburu Tai Faiarō!!" (Japanese: スカイバトル!?ルチャブル対ファイアロー!!)
July 24, 2014 (2014-07-24)September 20, 2014
At Kalos Canyon, Ash learns of the Sky Battle trend and tries it out with Fletchling and Hawlucha against Sky Trainer Moria and her Talonflame.
837831"The Cave of Mirrors!" (Reflection Cave! Satoshi and the Satoshi of the Mirror Land!?)
Transcription: "Utsushimi no Dōkutsu! Kagami no Kuni no Satoshi to Satoshi!?" (Japanese: うつしみの洞窟!鏡の国のサトシとサトシ!?)
July 31, 2014 (2014-07-31)September 27, 2014
While traveling in the Reflection Cave, Ash's reflection takes Pikachu away from him. This prompts him to follow into a world within the reflection. Clemont, Serena, and Bonnie try to find a way to bring Ash back. After Ash arrives in the Mirror Dimension, he discovers that his mirror self needs help finding his Pikachu.
838832"Forging Forest Friendships!" (The Wriggling Forest of Ohrot!)
Transcription: "Ugomeku Mori no Ōrotto!" (Japanese: 蠢く森のオーロット!)
August 7, 2014 (2014-08-07)October 4, 2014
While practicing for his upcoming Gym battle against Korrina with Hawlucha, Froakie, and Clemont, Ash is kidnapped by the Elder Tree Pokémon Trevenant. This leaves Froakie and Hawlucha to trust each other in saving Ash. Trevenant keeps the others at bay with its power over the forest.
839833"Summer of Discovery!" (Pokémon Summer Camp! The Rival Trio Appears!!)
Transcription: "Pokemon Samā Kyanpu! Raibaru Sanningumi Tōjō!!" (Japanese: ポケモン・サマーキャンプ!ライバル三人組登場!!)
August 14, 2014 (2014-08-14)October 11, 2014
Ash, Serena, Clemont, and Bonnie make it to Professor Sycamore's Pokémon Summer Camp, where they meet Shauna, Trevor, and Tierno. They have received Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Squirtle from Professor Sycamore for their starter Pokémon. Shauna, Trevor, and Tierno want to test their skills against Ash and his friends.
840834"Day Three Blockbusters!" (Serena vs. Sana! PokéVision Showdown!!)
Transcription: "Serena Bui Esu Sana! Pokebijon Taiketsu!!" (Japanese: セレナVSサナ!ポケビジョン対決!!)
August 21, 2014 (2014-08-21)October 18, 2014
Serena and Shauna decide to have a little PokéVision contest. While Serena was looking for locations with her friends, she and Ash get trapped at the bottom of a cliff.
841835"Foggy Pokémon Orienteering!" (PokéEnteering! The X in the Fog!!)
Transcription: "Pokeentēringu! Kiri no Naka no Ekkusu!!" (Japanese: ポケエンテーリング!霧の中のX!!)
August 28, 2014 (2014-08-28)October 25, 2014
The summer campers participate in a Pokémon Orienteering stamp rally, where they must use their Pokémon to navigate through a course to get stamps at various stations. However, Bonnie and Pikachu get lost in the foggy woods and come across a mysterious Pokémon.
842836"Battling Into the Hall of Fame!" (Team Battle! The Hall of Fame Match!!)
Transcription: "Chīmu Batoru! Dentōiri Kessen!!" (Japanese: チームバトル!殿堂入り決戦!!)
September 4, 2014 (2014-09-04)November 1, 2014
After all of the activities at the Pokémon Summer Camp, Ash's team and Tierno's team have the same number of points. To settle the tie, all six will participate in a tag team match. Before the tag team match, they have to save Tierno, Shauna, and Trevor's Pokémon from Team Rocket's evil clutches.
843837"Origins of Mega Evolution!" (The Master Tower! The History of Mega Evolution!!)
Transcription: "Masutā Tawā! Megashinka no Rekishi!!" (Japanese: マスタータワー!メガシンカの歴史!!)
September 18, 2014 (2014-09-18)November 8, 2014
Before they have their Gym Battle, Ash and Korrina must stop Team Rocket after they have stolen a scroll on Mega Evolution from the Tower of Mastery.
844838"Showdown at the Shalour Gym!" (Shara Gym Battle! Pikachu vs. Mega Lucario!!)
Transcription: "Shara Jimu Sen! Pikachū Bui Esu Mega Rukario!!" (Japanese: シャラジム戦!ピカチュウVSメガルカリオ!!)
September 25, 2014 (2014-09-25)November 15, 2014
Ash challenges Korrina for the Shalour Gym's Rumble Badge using his Hawlucha, Fletchinder, and Pikachu. Hawlucha, Fletchinder, and Pikachu battle against Korrina's Mienfoo, Machoke, and Mega Lucario.
845839"Splitting Heirs!" (Citron Against Eureka!? The Nyaonix Sibling Battle!!)
Transcription: "Shitoron Tai Yurīka!? Nyaonikusu de Kyōdai Batoru!!" (Japanese: シトロン対ユリーカ!?ニャオニクスできょうだいバトル!!)
October 2, 2014 (2014-10-02)November 22, 2014
Bonnie and Clemont get into a fight after Bonnie wandered off to look for Chespin. They encounter two brothers and their Meowstic having a rivalry. This situation helps Clemont and Bonnie to strengthen brother-sister relationship even more.
846840"The Clumsy Crier Quiets the Chaos!" (The Clutzy Pukurin vs. the Berserk Bohmander!!)
Transcription: "Dojikko Pukurin Bui Esu Bōsō Bōmanda!!" (Japanese: どじっこプクリンVS暴走ボーマンダ!!)
October 9, 2014 (2014-10-09)November 29, 2014
On their way to Coumarine City, the group goes to a Pokémon Center. Nurse Joy is assisted by a clumsy Wigglytuff. However, they all soon find themselves having to deal with a Salamence that has gone out of control thanks to Team Rocket. Wigglytuff is the only one who can save the day.
847841"Dreaming a Performer's Dream!" (Serena's First Capture!? Yancham vs. Fokko!!)
Transcription: "Serena, Hatsu Getto!? Yanchamu Bui Esu Fokko!!" (Japanese: セレナ、初ゲット!?ヤンチャムVSフォッコ!!)
October 16, 2014 (2014-10-16)December 6, 2014
After a Pancham disrupts a Pokémon Showcase and steals Ash's hat and Clemonts's glasses, Serena battles it with her Fennekin in an attempt to capture it and fulfil her own dream of becoming a great Pokémon Performer.
848842"A Campus Reunion!" (Citron's Campus Memories! The Shocking Reunion!!)
Transcription: "Shitoron, Omoide no Kyanpasu! Dengeki no Saikai!!" (Japanese: シトロン、想い出のキャンパス!電撃の再会!!)
October 23, 2014 (2014-10-23)December 13, 2014
Clemont returns to his old school. He relives his younger years and reminisces about a Shinx that he had befriended. Clemont was forced to leave Shinx behind after his graduation ceremony celebrations. When he reunites with it, Shinx has evolved into Luxio. Clemont tries to heal the rift that was caused a few years ago.
849843"Bonnie for the Defense!" (Send Out the Laplace Guard! Go For It Eureka!!)
Transcription: "Shutsudō Rapurasu Bōeitai! Yurīka Ganbaru!!" (Japanese: 出動ラプラス防衛隊!ユリーカがんばる!!)
October 30, 2014 (2014-10-30)December 20, 2014
While walking by herself, Bonnie comes across 3 children named Heidi Jay & Kye who are protecting an injured Lapras from adults. Bonnie soon joins them in protecting the Lapras from Team Rocket.

Home Media releases[edit]

Viz Media and Warner Home Video released the entire series in two 3-disc volumes in the United States between 2015 and 2016.


  1. ^ a b The English episode numbers are based on their first airing in the United States in syndication on Cartoon Network. Other English-speaking nations largely follow either this order or the Japanese order.
  2. ^ a b These episodes were broadcast in the United States on October 19, 2013 as a special sneak peek at the upcoming season which had recently begun broadcast in Japan.[5]
  3. ^ a b These episodes were broadcast as part of an hour-long special.


  1. ^ "Pokémon XY TV Anime to Debut on October 17 with Satoshi/Ash". Anime News Network. June 30, 2013. Retrieved January 11, 2015.
  2. ^ "Cartoon Network Debuts Pokémon the Series: XY in U.S. on Saturday". Anime News Network. January 18, 2014. Retrieved January 11, 2015.
  3. ^ "ポケットモンスター エックスワイ:あにてれ:テレビ東京". TV Tokyo. Retrieved January 19, 2015.
  4. ^ "Pokémon the Series: XY Season 17". Cartoon Network. Archived from the original on January 19, 2015. Retrieved January 19, 2015.
  5. ^ "Pokémon XY Anime's Latest Trailer Introduces Main Cast". Anime News Network. September 26, 2013. Retrieved January 11, 2015.
  6. ^ In Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U, Lucario's Final Smash, "Mega Lucario", and in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Lucario's Final Smash, "Aura Storm" while Lucario still has a mega evolution.

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