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Tough Enough by Tracey West is the twenty-seventh book of the adaption of the Pokémon anime. It was first published in 2002 by Scholastic and is 84 pages in length.
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This book follows the plots of the anime episodes Wired for Battle!, Fowl Play!, and Hour of the Houndour.
Gotta beat 'em all!
Ash searches far and wide for new Pokémon to battle and catch. But the Pokémon in the Johto region are super strong.
Ash and Pikachu face a trainer with a fierce Scizor, but they also win the trust of a pack of wild Houndour. Then Ash tries to catch a wild Noctowl- a rare Pokémon with special powers. Can Ash stand up to the challenge?