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Pokémon: Advanced Battle
Season 8
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Logo for the season
Opening Unbeatable
Television Episodes 52
(AG093 - AG119, AG121 - AG145)
Home Video Episodes 52
(AG093 - AG119, AG121 - AG145)
Region Hoenn
Series Advanced Generation series
Preceded by Pokémon: Advanced Challenge
Followed by Pokémon: Battle Frontier
Episode List
1 Clamperl of Wisdom
2 The Relicanth Really Can
3 The Evolutionary War
4 Training Wrecks
5 Gaining Groudon
6 The Scuffle of Legends
7 It's Still Rocket Roll to Me!
8 Solid as a Solrock
9 Vanity Affair
10 Where's Armaldo?
11 A Cacturne for the Worse
12 Claydol Big and Tall
13 Once in a Mawile
14 Beg, Burrow and Steal
15 Absol-ute Disaster
16 Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snorunt
17 Do I Hear a Ralts?
18 The Great Eight Fate!
19 Eight Ain't Enough
20 Showdown at Linoone
21 Who, What, When, Where, Wynaut?
22 Date Expectations!
23 Mean With Envy
24 Pacifidlog Jam
25 Berry, Berry Interesting
26 Less is Morrison
27 The Ribbon Cup Caper!
28 Hi Ho Silver Wind!
29 Deceit and Assist
30 Rhapsody in Drew
31 Island Time
32 Like a Meowth to a Flame
33 Saved by the Beldum
34 From Brags to Riches
35 Shocks and Bonds
36 A Judgment Brawl
37 Choose It or Lose It!
38 At the End of the Fray
39 The Scheme Team
40 The Right Place and the Right Mime
41 A Real Cleffa-Hanger
42 Numero Uno Articuno
43 The Symbol Life
44 Hooked on Onix
45 Rough, Tough Jigglypuff
46 On Cloud Arcanine
47 Sitting Psyduck
48 Hail to the Chef
49 Caterpie's Big Dilemma
50 The Saffron Con
51 A Hurdle for Squirtle
52 Pasta La Vista

Pokémon: Advanced Battle is the eighth season of the Pokémon anime, and the third season of the dub of the Advanced Generation series. It is composed of episodes 93-145 of the original Advanced Generation series. This season showcases the end of the adventures of Ash, May, Brock and Max in Hoenn, and the beginning of their adventures on Ash's second adventure through Kanto while challenging the Battle Frontier; from Lilycove City to Saffron City.

It originally aired in the United States as part of the 2005-2006 Kids' WB! Saturday morning line-up. The season began with Clamperl Of Wisdom, which originally aired on September 17, 2005, and ended with Pasta La Vista, which originally aired on July 8, 2006.

Jamie Davyous Owens joins the cast this season providing the voice of Officer Jenny from Lee Quick.

It is preceded by Pokémon: Advanced Challenge and followed by Pokémon: Battle Frontier.

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

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Important events

Party changes

Additions

The following Pokémon are obtained:

Evolutions

The following Pokémon evolve:

Releases

  • None

Other

Returns

The following Pokémon return to their Trainer:

Gym battles

Ash defeats the following Gym Leaders:

Pokémon Contests

May wins a Pokémon Contest in each of the following locations:

Battle Frontier

Ash defeats the following Frontier Brains:

North American DVD Releases

The following single releases contain five episodes each, with the exception of the final two volumes - which contain six episodes.

Australian DVD Releases

Individual Volumes

  • Pokémon - Advanced Battle 8.1/8.2: The Evolutionary War (AG093-AG100)
  • Pokémon - Advanced Battle 8.3/8.4: Vanity Affair (AG101-AG108)
  • Pokémon - Advanced Battle 8.5/8.6: Showdown At Linoone! (AG109-AG116)
  • Pokémon - Advanced Battle 8.7/8.8: Deceit And Assist (AG117-AG119, AG121-AG131)
  • Pokémon - Advanced Battle 8.9/8.10: The Scheme Team (AG132-AG145)

Trivia

  • For reasons unknown, this season was never aired on New Zealand television. However DVDs were made available, which at the time was unusual for recent season in New Zealand. It was also aired on the Australian Cartoon Network, which can be viewed in New Zealand through Sky.

In other languages



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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