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Pokémon: Master Quest

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Pokémon: Master Quest
Season 5
Season5 logo.png
Logo for the season
Opening Believe in Me
Episodes 64 (1 skipped)
(EP210 - EP274)
Region Johto
Series Original series
Preceded by Pokémon: Johto League Champions
Followed by Pokémon: Advanced

Pokémon: Master Quest is the name of the fifth season of the Pokémon anime, consisting of the remaining episodes of the Original series, except one. The 64-episode season showcases the final adventures of Ash, Misty, and Brock in the Johto region, from the Whirl Islands to Mt. Silver.

It originally aired as part of the 2002-2003 Kids' WB! Saturday morning line-up. The season began with Around the Whirlpool, which originally aired on September 14, 2002, and ended with Hoenn Alone!, which originally aired on October 25, 2003. This season skips EP250, which was banned from airing.

Master Quest is the last of the three seasons taking place in the Johto region. It is preceded by Pokémon: Johto League Champions and followed by Pokémon: Advanced, the first season of the dub of the Advanced Generation series which is based on the Generation III games. This season is the last where 4Kids Entertainment dub at TAJ Productions. From EP263, they moved into their own dubbing studio.

See the list of Pokémon: Master Quest episodes for a list of episodes aired this season.

Important events

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Party changes


The following Pokémon are obtained:


The following Pokémon evolve:


The following Pokémon are released:


The following Pokémon are left at Oak's Laboratory:

Gym battles

Ash defeats the following Gym Leaders:

North American DVD Releases

Main article: List of English language Master Quest home video releases (Region 1)

Australian DVD Releases

Main article: List of English language Master Quest home video releases (Region 4)


Toonami coloration
  • There was a differently-colored version of the logo used on the Toonami Jetstream website. This variation of the logo was used until January 20, 2009.
  • This is the only Johto season to not have Johto in the name.

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

Project Anime logo.png This article is part of Project Anime, a Bulbapedia project that covers all aspects of the Pokémon anime.