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Pokémon: Advanced is the first season of the dub of the Advanced Generation series of the Pokémon anime, comprised of the first forty episodes. However, it is considered the sixth season of the entire Pokémon series by U.S. broadcasters. This season showcases the adventures of Ash, May, Brock, and Max in the Hoenn region, from Littleroot Town up to Mauville City.
It originally aired as part of the 2003-2004 Kids' WB! Saturday morning line-up. The season began with Address Unknown!, which originally aired on September 13, 2003 and ended with Watt's with Wattson, which originally aired on September 4, 2004.
It is preceded by Pokémon: Master Quest, the last season of the original series dub, and succeeded by Pokémon: Advanced Challenge.
See the list of Pokémon: Advanced episodes for a list of episodes aired this season.
- Ash obtains Larvitar and returns it to its mother at Mt. Silver. (EP263 - EP264)
- Ash finally earns the eight Badges needed to enter the Johto League. Ash competes in the Silver Conference. He defeats Gary in a 6 vs. 6 match, but later loses to Harrison. Ash places in the top eight. (EP265 - EP272)
- Ash, Misty, and Brock part ways on their return to Kanto. (EP273)
- Ash sees Ho-Oh fly towards Hoenn and decides to head there with just Pikachu. (EP273)
- Ash and Pikachu arrive in Littleroot Town, their first area on their journey through Hoenn. (EP274)
- Ash and Pikachu arrive in the Hoenn region, and Ash meets up with May as she gets her starter Pokémon from Professor Birch. (AG001)
- Ash and May agree to travel together.
- Ash registers for the Hoenn League. (AG002)
- Team Magma makes their appearance trying to enter ruins outside Oldale Town.
- Ash meets May's family in Petalburg City. May's brother Max joins the duo, equipped with the PokéNav. (AG003)
- Brock rejoins the group on the way to Rustboro City. (AG004)
- The group learns about Pokémon Contests. (AG013)
- May decides she wants to be a Pokémon Coordinator and earn Ribbons instead of trying to earn Gym Badges. (AG016)
- Ash and company help the Devon Corporation President track down a Team Aqua spy. (AG017)
- While training on Dewford Island, the group runs into Professor Birch. (AG027, AG028)
- The group finds Team Magma and Team Aqua digging through some ruins under a boy's Secret Base. (AG027)
- May meets up with her first Pokémon Contest rival, Drew, just before the Slateport City Contest. (AG033)
- Ash and friends try to stop a Team Magma theft of molten rock from Captain Stern at the Oceanic Museum. (AG036)
- Jigglypuff appears at the Trick House. (AG039)
The following Pokémon are obtained:
The following Pokémon evolve:
The following Pokémon are released:
The following Pokémon are left at Oak's Laboratory:
Ash defeats the following Gym Leaders:
North American DVD Releases
- Pokémon Advanced - Boxed Set Volume 1 (AG001-AG020)
- Pokémon Advanced - Boxed Set Volume 2 (AG021-AG040)
Australian DVD Releases
- Pokémon - Advanced 6.4: A Ruin With A View (AG001-AG004)
- Pokémon - Advanced 6.5: In The Knicker of Time (AG005-AG008)
- Pokémon - Advanced 6.6: Taming of the Shroomish (AG009-AG012)
- Pokémon - Advanced 6.7: All Things Bright And Beautifly (AG013-AG016)
- Pokémon - Advanced 6.8: Stairway To Devon (AG017-AG020)
- Pokémon - Advanced 6.9: Which Wurmple's Which? (AG021-AG024)
- Pokémon - Advanced 6.10: A Mudkip Mission (AG025-AG028)
- Pokémon - Advanced 6.11: Ready, Willing & Sableye (AG029-AG032)
- Pokémon - Advanced 6.12: Now That's Flower Power! (AG033-AG036)
- Pokémon - Advanced 6.13: Jump For Joy! (AG037-AG040)
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