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First in the Isshu Region! The Raid Battle at the Ruins!!
|| February 23, 2020
| United States
|| Team Kato
|| 冨岡淳広 Atsuhiro Tomioka
|| 尼野浩正 Hiromasa Amano
| Assistant director
|| 徐恵眞 Seo Hye-Jin
| Animation directors
|| 新城真 Makoto Shinjō
| 夏目久仁彦 Kunihiko Natsume
| No additional credits are available at this time.
(Japanese: 初イッシュ地方！遺跡でレイドバトル！！ First in the Isshu Region! The Raid Battle at the Ruins!!) is the 14th episode of the new series, and the 1,099th episode of the Pokémon anime. It first aired in Japan on February 23, 2020.
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- For a list of all major events in the anime, please see the timeline of events.
Who's That Pokémon?: Golurk (Japan)
- Get Inspired! Let's Solve a Poké Riddle!!: Golurk
- Ash and Go being chased by a boulder is a reference to the first Indiana Jones film Raiders of the Lost Ark. This also marks the fourth time this has been parodied during the anime.
- This episode marks the first appearance of a number of Pokémon species in the main series after long absences:
- Meditite, who last appeared in A Triple Fighting Chance!, 565 episodes ago.
- Cofagrigus, who last appeared in Explorers of the Hero's Ruin!, 378 episodes ago.
- Yamask, who last appeared in The Dream Continues!, 300 episodes ago.
- Slakoth, who last appeared in Lumiose City Pursuit!, 298 episodes ago.
- Woobat, who last appeared in Cloudy Fate, Bright Future!, 208 episodes ago.
- The scene where Karabari's Psyduck hugs Ash's Pikachu is a small reference to a scene from Detective Pikachu.
- The shot of Go's Golurk at the Sakuragi Institute is a reference to a scene involving the rusted robot in Castle in the Sky.
- Ash, Go, Go's parents, a Cubone, and Pikachu narrate the preview for the next episode.
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