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Diamond & Pearl: Battle Dimension title screen.
Pokémon Diamond & Pearl: Battle Dimension is the eleventh season of the Pokémon anime, immediately following the conclusion of the tenth season. As such it is the second season of the Diamond & Pearl series, following Ash as he continues gathering badges in Sinnoh and Dawn as she continues gathering ribbons.
It began on April 12, 2008 with the dub premiere Tears for Fears!, and concluded on May 2, 2009 with Sleepless In Pre-Battle!.
It is preceded by Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl and is succeeded by Pokémon Diamond & Pearl: Galactic Battles. This season began a new trend, similar to that in Japan where one episode is aired most weeks, there was no break between this season and season 12.
It began airing on digital TV's Jetix in the UK in late 2008. It began to air on UK Freeview on January 5th 2009, simultaneously on CITV/ITV4 on Action Stations!. It began to air on YTV in Canada on Monday, March 2, 2009.
See the list of Diamond & Pearl: Battle Dimension episodes for a list of episodes aired this season.
- Chimchar realizes that Ash is a caring Trainer, unlike Paul. (DP053)
- Gardenia reappears for an episode. (DP054)
- Zoey suggests that Ash and Dawn trade Aipom and Buizel. (DP055)
- Buizel destroys the Hallowed Tower, and Ash needs to repair it, according to a legend. (DP056)
- Team Galactic's Saturn and two Grunts disturb the Unown in the Solaceon Ruins. (DP060)
- Jessie wins her first ribbon. (DP061)
- Dawn loses her second contest in a row and loses confidence in herself. (DP061)
- Dawn meets another of her childhood friends, Leona. (DP063)
- Butch and Cassidy, and the recurring Hippopotas make another appearance. (DP065)
- Ash and friends meet Paul's older brother Reggie, a Pokémon Breeder. (DP066)
- Dawn has a gym battle against Maylene which she loses. (DP067)
- Ash also has a gym battle against Maylene. The match ends in a draw but Ash is given the Cobble Badge by Maylene. (DP068)
- Team Galactic reappears in Veilstone City to steal meteorites, Ash, his friends, Reggie, and Maylene stop them. (DP069)
- Ash and friends help Kellyn protect an Aura-using Riolu from J and her client. (DP071 and DP072)
- Wallace appears as a master Coordinator. He holds the Wallace Cup at the Valor Lakefront. (DP075)
- May returns to participate at the Wallace Cup, along with Ash, Dawn, Jessie and Zoey. (DP076 to DP079)
- Jessie captures a Yanma which evolves to Yanmega. (DP080)
- Ash meets up with Paul and they have a battle. Chimchar reveals its true power. (DP081)
- Ash has a gym battle with Crasher Wake which he wins. (DP083)
- Ash meets up with and battles Gary, who gives him a Razor Fang. The item is used to evolve Ash's Gligar. (DP085)
- Ash and friends enter the Pokémon Summer Academy where they meet and befriend Angie. (DP088 to DP091)
- Ash meets up with Fantina. They have an informal battle which Ash forfeits. (DP093)
- Dawn meets and competes against Lila, an old rival of her mother, in the Celestic Contest. She also wins her third ribbon. (DP095)
- Ash and friends encounter Cynthia and meet her grandmother Professor Carolina at the Celestic Town Historical Research Center. Cyrus also makes an appearance as an interested businessman. (DP096 and DP097)
- Team Galactic steals the Lustrous and Adamant Orbs. (DP096 and DP097)
- Ash and friends meet up with Angie again in Solaceon Town. (DP098)
- The group meets Aaron of the Elite Four, who is looking for his lost Wurmple. (DP099)
- On the way to the Hearthome Gym for a battle, Ash literally runs in to Barry, a Trainer from Twinleaf Town who admires Paul's training style. (DP101)
- Jessie wins her second ribbon. (DP102)
- Ash has a rematch with Fantina which he wins. (DP102)
- After Ash's victory at the Hearthome Gym, Barry declares Ash as his rival. (DP102)
The following Pokémon are obtained:
The following Pokémon evolve or are revealed to have evolved:
Ash defeats the following Gym Leaders:
Dawn wins Pokémon Contests in these locations:
Jessie wins Pokémon Contests in these locations:
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