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Pokémon: Advanced Battle

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Pokémon: Advanced Battle
Season 8
Season8 logo.png
Logo for the season
Opening Unbeatable
Episodes 52 (1 skipped)
(AG093 - AG145)
Region Hoenn, Kanto]]
Series Advanced Generation series
Preceded by Pokémon: Advanced Challenge
Followed by Pokémon: Battle Frontier

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 comprised 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


The following Pokémon are obtained:


The following Pokémon evolve:


  • None



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)


  • 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: XY

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