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| Pokémon Diamond & Pearl: Sinnoh League Victors|
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(DP158 - present)
Pokémon Diamond & Pearl: Sinnoh League Victors is the thirteenth season of the Pokémon anime, which is airing following the conclusion of the twelfth season. It is the fourth and final season of the Diamond & Pearl series, following Ash and Dawn as they conclude their journey in the Sinnoh region.
It was originally set to begin on May 22, 2010 with the dub premiere of Regaining the Home Advantage!, but was rescheduled and premiered on June 5, 2010.
See the list of Pokémon Diamond & Pearl: Sinnoh League Victors episodes for a list of episodes aired this season.
Sinnoh League Victors logo.
- Ash's Buizel learns Ice Punch. (DP159)
- Ash competes in the Pokéathlon. (DP160)
- Dawn meets up with Ursula and enters the Daybreak Town Contest, winning her 5th and final ribbon, completing her requirement for the Grand Festival. (DP161 - DP162)
- Barry returns, revealing that he now has eight badges, qualifying him for the Sinnoh League. (DP163)
- The location of the Grand Festival is revealed to be Lake Valor. (DP163)
- Dawn's Piplup learns Hydro Pump. (DP164)
- Ash and friends meet Volkner, the Sunyshore City Gym Leader and Sinnoh Elite Four member Flint. Ash has a battle with Flint, inspiring Volkner to battle challengers again. (DP165)
- Ash's Sunyshore Gym battle is postponed. (DP166)
- Ash's newly evolved Torterra learns Leaf Storm. (DP166)
- Ash and friends meet Marley and help her rescue a Shaymin. (DP168)
- Ash and friends meet Natsuya, a Pokémon Ranger, and aid him in a mission involving Heatran. (DP169)
- Ash and friends meet Sinnoh Elite Four member Bertha. Ash has a battle against Bertha, but loses. (DP170)
- Jessie participates in the Katakuri Town Contest and loses to Princess Salvia but is given the ribbon by the latter, thereby completing her requirement for the Grand Festival. (DP171)
- Ash and his friends arrive at Valor Lakefront for the Grand Festival. (DP173)
- The Sinnoh Grand Festival takes place. (DP174 - DP177)
- Dawn, Zoey, Nando, Jessie, and Ursula make it past the appeal round, while Kenny does not. (DP174)
- Dawn battles Ursula and wins, putting her in the Top 16. Jessie, Nando, and Zoey also make it to the Top 16. (DP175)
- Dawn, Zoey, Jessie, and Nando make it to the semifinals. Zoey battles Nando and wins, while Dawn defeats Jessie. (DP176)
- Dawn and Zoey battle each other in the final round of the Grand Festival. Zoey wins and receives the Ribbon Cup. (DP177)
- Ash defeats Volkner, earning his eighth Gym Badge, and qualifying him for the Sinnoh League. (DP179)
- Ash and friends meet Buck. (DP181)
- The Suzuran Conference takes place. (DP182 - ??)
- Ash looks over his Pokémon at Professor Oak's lab. (DP182)
- The opening ceremonies mark the beginning of the tournament, with 64 competitors present.
- In the first round, Ash battles Nando and wins. (DP183)
- In the third round, Paul battles Barry and wins. (DP184)
- Also in the third round, Ash battles Conway and wins. Ash and Paul are paired to battle in the fourth round. (DP185)
The following Pokémon are obtained:
The following Pokémon evolve or are revealed to have evolved:
Ash defeats the following Gym Leaders:
Dawn wins Pokémon Contests in these locations:
Jessie wins Pokémon Contests in these locations:
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