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Pokémon: Advanced
Season 6
Advanced title screen.
Opening I Wanna Be a Hero
Episodes 40
(AG001 - AG040)
Region Hoenn
Series Advanced Generation series
Preceded by Pokémon: Master Quest
Followed by Pokémon: Advanced Challenge

Pokémon: Advanced is the first season of the dub of the Advanced Generation series of the Pokémon anime, comprised of the first forty episodes. However, it is considered the sixth season of the entire Pokémon series by U.S. broadcasters. This season showcases the adventures of Ash, May, Brock and Max in the Hoenn region, from Littleroot Town up to Mauville City.

It originally aired as part of the 2003-2004 Kids' WB! Saturday morning line-up. The season began with Get the Show on the Road, which first aired in sequence on November 1, 2003 (having been part of a "preview" of Pokémon: Advanced more than half a year earlier, close to the release of Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire) and ended with Watt's with Wattson, which originally aired on September 4, 2004.

It is preceded by Pokémon: Master Quest, the last season of the original series dub, and succeeded by Pokémon: Advanced Challenge. This is the last time Megan Hollingshead voices Nurse Joy and Officer Jenny, as she left 4Kids at the end of this season. This season is the last where 4Kids Entertainment dub at TAJ Productions. For the next season, they moved into their own dubbing studio.

See the list of Pokémon: Advanced episodes for a list of episodes aired this season.

Important events

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Logo for the season
Ash with his friends in Pokémon Advanced

Party changes


The following Pokémon are obtained:


The following Pokémon evolve:


The following Pokémon are released:


Gym Battles

Ash defeats the following Gym Leaders:


In other languages

DVD Release

Volume 1 Volume 2

Original series: Indigo LeagueAdventures in the Orange Islands
The Johto JourneysJohto League ChampionsMaster Quest
Advanced Generation series: AdvancedAdvanced ChallengeAdvanced BattleBattle Frontier
Diamond & Pearl series: Diamond and PearlBattle Dimension
Galactic BattlesSinnoh League Victors
Best Wishes series: Black & WhiteRival DestiniesAdventures in Unova
XY series: Pokémon the Series: XYKalos Quest
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