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Pokémon the Series: XY

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This article is about the season. For the series, see XY series.
Pokémon the Series: XY
Season 17
Pokémon the Series XY logo.png
XY logo
Opening Pokémon Theme (Version XY)
Episodes 48 (1 skipped)
(XY001 - XY049)
Region Kalos
Series XY series
Preceded by Pokémon Black & White: Adventures in Unova
Followed by [[Season 18]]

Pokémon the Series: XY is the seventeenth season of the dubbed version of the Pokémon anime. It follows the conclusion of the third and final dubbed season of Best Wishes series, and as such is the first dubbed season of the XY series. The season follows Ash as he continues his journey, venturing in the Kalos region. It debuted with a special showing of its first two episodes on October 19, 2013, following Cartoon Network's showing of Genesect and the Legend Awakened.

It began on January 18, 2014 with the dub premiere Kalos, Where Dreams and Adventures Begin!, and concluded on December 20, 2014 with Bonnie for the Defense!. It originally aired in the United States as part of the 2014 Cartoon Network Saturday morning line-up.

It is preceded by Pokémon Black & White: Adventures in Unova, the last season of the Best Wishes series dub, and is succeeded by the 18th season.

See the list of Pokémon the Series: XY episodes for a list of episodes aired this season.

Important events

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Party changes



The following Pokémon evolve:


  • None


Gym battles

Ash defeats the following Gym Leaders:

Australian Releases

Main article: List of English language Pokémon the Series: XY 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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