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The Beginning
VS Washibon
Chapter Black & White
Collected in Vol. 48
Round number 502
Location Nuvema Town
Previous Round A Lost Melody
Next Round Tooth and Claw

The Beginning (Japanese: VSワシボン VS Washibon or 邂逅 Encounter) is the 502nd round of the Pokémon Adventures manga.


Major events

  • Black has a flashback of when he met Musha and Brav nine years prior.
  • Black manages to convince Bianca's father to let him study Pokémon so that he and Cheren will be allowed to play with Bianca.
  • Black learns about the Pokémon League and tries to find a way to get a Pokédex.
  • Bianca decides to help Black capture a Pokémon, only to disturb a then-wild Brav.
  • A then-wild Musha is attracted to Black's dreams and eats them for the first time.


Pokémon debuts





  • When this round was collected into volume 48, Iris and Logan were added into walking with Black and Musha.

In other languages

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