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| Nosing 'Round the Mountain!
Dainose! Burning Spirit!!
|| December 6, 2007
| United States
|| May 24, 2008
|| Team Iguchi
|| 藤田伸三 Shinzō Fujita
|| 小山賢 Masaru Koyama
| Assistant director
|| 小山賢 Masaru Koyama
| Animation director
|| 田口広一 Kōichi Taguchi
| Additional credits
Nosing 'Round the Mountain! (Japanese: ダイノーズ！熱き魂！！ Dainose! Burning Spirit) is the 58th episode of the Diamond & Pearl series, and the 524th episode of the Pokémon anime. It first aired in Japan on December 6, 2007 and in the United States on May 24, 2008.
Ash and his friends meet a boy named Alan who has a Pokémon called Nosepass. Ash asks for a battle with him and he agrees. The two go and have a real battle, but the battle is then called off by Alan because he wants to battle near Mt. Coronet so his Nosepass can evolve.
Then, they start another battle and Alan's Nosepass evolves into Probopass, which Dawn looks up on her Pokédex. Ash and Alan continue the battle, but a kind of helmet falls on Probopass's head. Probopass starts doing bad things because Team Rocket controls it, even attacking its own trainer.
Team Rocket appear and tell Alan, Ash, and his friends that they are controlling Probopass. They go away and leave the Rock/Steel Pokémon with them.
Ash, Dawn, Brock and Alan go searching for Team Rocket. Ash, Dawn, Brock and Alan find Team Rocket. Alan tries to go stop them, but Ash stops him and states that if he tries to rescue Probopass he will get attacked. Ash sends out his Buizel, which attacks Meowth and Jessie with water. He goes to retrieve the remote, but accidentally drops it, causing Team Rocket to notice Buizel. In response, Wobbuffet and Buizel battle for the remote, which is then knocked into the air by Staravia. Ash jumps to catch it, but Jessie's Dustox uses Whirlwind, causing Ash to fall into the water.
The remote then hits Probopass's antennae. After it gets destroyed, Probopass continues to act out. It first attacks Team Rocket, then Ash and his friends. Alan hops on Probopass to get rid of its helmet. Alan then asks Pikachu to use Thunderbolt. This causes Alan and Probopass to be shocked. Alan then has Buizel use Water Gun, Pikachu use Thunderbolt and Pachirisu to use Discharge. This knocks them into the lake.
Alan removes the helmet and attacks Team Rocket, causing Team Rocket to blast off.
After all is said and done, Ash and Alan continue their battle.
- In the opening scene where Turtwig battles Nosepass, Turtwig's Japanese voice can be heard over its English voice.
- This episode takes place while Ash and co. are traveling from Hearthome City to Solaceon Town; however, Mt. Coronet is not found between those two settlements.
In other languages
- Brazilian Portuguese: Evolução Debaixo do Nariz!
- Chinese (Taiwan): 大朝北鼻！熾熱的靈魂！
- Czech: Čenichání kolem hory
- Dutch: Rondneuzen op de berg!
- Finnish: Kuumat paikat vuorilla!
- French: Le mont de l'évolution !
- German: Der Power Gehirn-Manipulator
- Hebrew: להציל את פרובופאס
- Italian: Girovagando per la montagna!
- Latin American Spanish: ¡Husmeando en la montaña!
- Iberian Spanish: ¡Metiendo las Narices en la Montaña!
- Polish: Z nosem w górach