| Strong Strategy Steals the Show!
Strong Strategy Steals the Show! (Japanese: ダゲキ登場！サトシ対ケニヤン！！ Dageki Appears! Satoshi VS Kenyan!!) is the 106th episode of the Best Wishes series, and the 763rd episode of the Pokémon anime. It first aired in Japan on December 13, 2012 and in the United States on March 30, 2013.
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- Ash's Palpitoad is revealed to have learned Sludge Wave.
- Ash's Leavanny is revealed to have learned X-Scissor and to have Swarm as his Ability.
- Ash's Krookodile is revealed to have learned Aerial Ace.
- Ash defeats Stephan, eliminating the latter from the tournament.
- Cameron defeats Kenton, advancing to the next round.
- Virgil defeats Flora, advancing to the next round.
- Ash and Cameron begin their battle.
- Cameron is revealed to own a Hydreigon.
- For a list of all major events in the anime, please see the timeline of events.
- Freddy O'Martian
- Pikachu (Ash's)
- Axew (Iris's)
- Leavanny (Ash's)
- Palpitoad (Ash's)
- Krookodile (Ash's)
- Zebstrika (Stephan's)
- Sawk (Stephan's)
- Liepard (Stephan's)
- Riolu (Cameron's)
- Hydreigon (Cameron's)
- Eevee (Virgil's)
- Umbreon (Virgil's)
- Gothitelle (Flora's)
- Jellicent (Manning's)
- Gigalith (Kenton's)
- Eelektross (Russet's)
- Deerling (Trainer's)
- Watchog (Trainer's)
- Patrat (Trainer's)
- Foongus (Trainer's; ×2)
- Professor Oak's Pokémon Live Caster: Extreme Speed Genesect
- As of this episode, all variations of Overgrow have been seen in the anime.
- Like a scene that resembles that in the still-postponed original BW023 was used in Meloetta and the Undersea Temple, another scene from the postponed episode was used for this episode; this time, it was Liepard using Hyper Beam, except the Liepard in this episode belongs to Stephan.
- Freddy O'Martian paraphrases boxer Muhammad Ali's famous catchphrase when describing Leavanny, "floats like a Butterfree, stings like a Beedrill."
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