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| Dealing With a Fierce Double Ditto Drama!
Metamon - Transformation Battle! Which One is the Real One!?
|| April 22, 2010
| United States
|| September 11, 2010
|| Team Kato
|| 米村正二 Shōji Yonemura
|| 大庭秀昭 Hideaki Ōba
| Assistant director
|| 近橋伸隆 Nobutaka Chikahashi
| Animation director
|| 木下和栄 Kazue Kinoshita
| No additional credits are available at this time.
Dealing With a Fierce Double Ditto Drama! (Japanese: メタモン・へんしんバトル！本物はドッチ～ニョ！？ Metamon - Transformation Battle! Which One is the Real One!?) is the 173rd episode of the Diamond & Pearl series, and the 639th episode of the Pokémon anime. It first aired in Japan on April 22, 2010 and in the United States on September 11, 2010.
- Professor Oak's Pokémon lecture: Wobbuffet
- The lecture marks the first animated appearance of a female Wobbuffet, which displays the lipstick that is present on female Wobbuffet in the games.
- This episode explains that Ditto in the anime are able to transform into any Pokémon that is in the immediate area. This differs from the games, where Ditto can only transform into any Pokémon that is currently in battle.
- The episode's dub title uses alliteration.
- During the battle between Ash and Narissa, Ditto would revert to its natural form before transforming into another Pokémon; later in the episode, however, (when changing from Staraptor and Gible to Pikachu) both Ditto made a direct transformation instead.