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Pokémon Black & White: Rival Destinies

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Pokémon Black & White: Rival Destinies
Season 15
Season 15 logo.png
Rival Destinies logo
Opening Rival Destinies
Episodes 49
(BW049 - BW097)
Region Unova
Series Best Wishes series
Preceded by Pokémon: Black & White
Followed by Pokémon Black & White: Adventures in Unova

Pokémon Black & White: Rival Destinies is the fifteenth season of the dubbed version of the Pokémon anime. It is the second dubbed season of the Best Wishes series, following the previous season Pokémon: Black & White. The season follows Ash as he continues his journey, venturing in the Unova region with his friends Iris and Cilan.

It began on February 18, 2012 with the dub premiere Enter Elesa, Electrifying Gym Leader!, and concluded on January 26, 2013 with Unova's Survival Crisis!. It originally aired in the United States as part of the 2012-2013 Cartoon Network Saturday morning line-up.

It is preceded by Pokémon: Black & White, and is succeeded by Pokémon Black & White: Adventures in Unova.

See the list of Pokémon: Black & White: Rival Destinies 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:

Gym battles

Ash defeats the following Gym Leaders:

North American DVD Releases

  • Pokémon: Black & White Rival Destines Set 1 (BW049-BW060)
  • Pokémon: Black & White Rival Destines Set 2 (BW061-BW072)
  • Pokémon: Black & White Rival Destines Set 3 (BW073-BW097)

Australian DVD Releases

Main article: List of English language Rival Destinies home video releases (Region 4)


In other languages

External links

See also

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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