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Pokémon the Series: XY redirects here. This article is about the first season of Pokémon the Series: XY. For the second season of Pokémon the Series: XY, see S18. For the series itself, see XY series.
Pokémon the Series: XY
Season 17
Pokémon the Series XY logo.png
Logo for the season
Opening Pokémon Theme (Version XY)
Television Episodes 48
(XY001 - XY023, XY025 - XY049)
Home Video Episodes 48
(XY001 - XY023, XY025 - XY049)
Region Kalos
Series XY series
Preceded by Pokémon BW: Adventures in Unova
Followed by Pokémon the Series XY: Kalos Quest
Episode List
1 Kalos, Where Dreams and Adventures Begin!
2 Lumiose City Pursuit!
3 A Battle of Aerial Mobility!
4 A Shockingly Cheeky Friendship!
5 A Blustery Santalune Gym Battle!
6 Battling on Thin Ice!
7 Giving Chase at the Rhyhorn Race!
8 Grooming Furfrou!
9 Clemont's Got a Secret!
10 Mega-Mega Meowth Madness!
11 The Bamboozling Forest!
12 To Catch a Pokémon Smuggler!
13 Kindergarten Chaos!
14 Seeking Shelter From the Storm!
15 An Appetite for Battle!
16 A Jolting Switcheroo!
17 A Rush of Ninja Wisdom!
18 Awakening the Sleeping Giant!
19 A Conspiracy to Conquer!
20 Breaking Titles at the Chateau!
21 A PokéVision of Things to Come!
22 Going for the Gold!
23 Coming Back into the Cold!
24 Climbing the Walls!
25 A Battle by Any Other Name!
26 To Find a Fairy Flower!
27 The Bonds of Evolution!
28 Heroes - Friends and Faux Alike!
29 Mega Revelations!
30 The Cave of Trials!
31 The Aura Storm!
32 Calling from Beyond the Aura!
33 The Bonds of Mega Evolution!
34 The Forest Champion!
35 Battles in the Sky!
36 The Cave of Mirrors!
37 Forging Forest Friendships!
38 Summer of Discovery!
39 Day Three Blockbusters!
40 Foggy Pokémon Orienteering!
41 Battling Into the Hall of Fame!
42 Origins of Mega Evolution!
43 Showdown at the Shalour Gym!
44 Splitting Heirs!
45 The Clumsy Crier Quiets the Chaos!
46 Dreaming a Performer's Dream!
47 A Campus Reunion!
48 Bonnie for the Defense!

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 BW: Adventures in Unova, the last season of the Best Wishes series dub, and is succeeded by Pokémon the Series XY: Kalos Quest.

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: XYKalos Quest

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