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(Japanese: 熱闘ドンバトル！ツタージャVSコマタナ！！ Fierce Fighting Don Battle! Tsutarja VS Komatana!!) is the 40th episode of the Best Wishes series, and the 697th episode of the Pokémon anime. It first aired in Japan on July 21, 2011.
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- Trip's Timburr is revealed to have evolved into a Gurdurr.
- Cilan's Dwebble is revealed to know Rock Slide.
- Cilan defeats Trip and advances to the second round.
- Kenyan defeats Bianca and advances to the second round.
- Luke defeats Sekimoto and advances to the second round.
- Iris defeats Yoshihiko and advances to the second round.
- Langley is revealed to have obtained a Pawniard.
- Ash begins his battle with Langley.
- For a list of all major events in the anime, please see the timeline of events.
- Don George
- Don George's apprentice
- Pikachu (Ash's)
- Axew (Iris's)
- Oshawott (Ash's; flashback)
- Snivy (Ash's)
- Emolga (Iris's)
- Dwebble (Cilan's)
- Timburr (Trip's; flashback)
- Gurdurr (Trip's; debut)
- Minccino (Bianca's)
- Zebstrika (Kenyan's)
- Pawniard (Langley's; debut)
- Zorua (Luke's)
- Golett (Luke's)
- Darmanitan (Sekimoto's)
- Watchog (Yoshihiko's)
- There is no Professor Oak's Pokémon Live Caster following this episode.
- The next episode's preview is narrated by Iris and Kenyan.
- Music from Zoroark: Master of Illusions is used as background music.
- This is the last episode of the Pokémon anime to broadcast in analog in Japan, as that country will cease most analog TV broadcasts three days later on July 24, 2011.
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