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The Climb to Be the Very Best!
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Satoshi VS Dande! The Road to the Strongest!!
Collected in Vol. 1
Chapter number 5
Location Wyndon
Wyndon Stadium
Manga series Pokémon Journeys: The Series
Previous Chapter Flash of the Titans!
Next Chapter Kicking It from Here into Tomorrow!

The Climb to Be the Very Best! (Japanese: サトシ対ダンデ!最強への道!! Satoshi VS Dande! The Road to the Strongest!!) is the fifth chapter of the Pokémon Journeys: The Series manga. It is based on the anime episode by the same name.


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Major events

  • Ash's Pikachu is revealed to be able to Gigantamax.
  • Ash and Goh properly meet Leon for the first time.
  • The Gigantamax Drednaw is defeated and returned to normal.
  • Ash learns about the World Coronation Series ranking system.
  • Ash receives a Dynamax Band from Leon.
  • Ash has an unofficial battle with Leon and loses.
  • Ash decides to challenge the World Coronation Series to one day have an official battle with Leon.



Pokémon debuts




Differences between the anime and the manga

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