Latias (anime)

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This article is about the Latias that appears in the main series anime. For the Latias that appears in M05, see Latias (M05).
ラティアス Latias
Latias anime.png
Debuts in The Road Most Traveled!
Gender Female[1]
Ability Unknown
Current location Alto Mare
This Pokémon is fully evolved.
Voice actor Japanese English
As Latias Kei Shindō Unknown

Latias (Japanese: ラティアス Latias) is a recurring Pokémon character in the anime.


Latias and Ash

Latias first appeared in The Road Most Traveled!, when she was hit by Team Rocket who'd been sent blasting off. The impact sent Latias falling into a forest pond below, the crash-landing being heard by Ash and his Pokémon. Spotting Latias, Ash swam out to her and brought her to land with Buizel's help.

Using Potions and bandages, Ash treated Latias's wounds and stood guard over her overnight. The next morning, Latias was captured by Team Rocket alongside Ash, though they both were soon freed by Pikachu. After recovering, Latias flew off, but started to follow Ash whilst invisible.

In A Fated Face-Off!, after Misty captured Clauncher, Latias was seen invisibly watching.

Latias reappeared in Galar during the events of Must Be Our Heroes and the Witch!.

In Bearing Down Easy!, Latias watched as Ash trained a wild Beartic to take control of its Ice-type powers.

In A Squad's Worth of Passion!, Latias was seen again watching Ash and the Squirtle Squad's actions to put out a fire in Vermilion City.

In The Same Moon, Now and Forever!, Latias saved Ash and Pikachu from falling into a river, but left before they could realize how they were saved.

Latias was seen again in Ride, Lapras, Ride!, where she was seen accompanying Ash and his Pokémon's rescue operation of a trapped Wailord.

In Getting to the Heart of it All!, Latias was seen again when she observed Ash and his friends helping a lost Banette reunite with Nurse Joy.

In Rocket Revengers!, Latias watched as Team Rocket ambushed Pikachu and managed to alert Ash to the trouble he was in. Latias watched as Ash saved a Slakoth, before rescuing them. After sending Team Rocket blasting off, Latias showed Ash, Misty, and Brock a vision of a Latios in danger.

In Ash and Latios, Latias led Ash and his friends to Latios, only for them to be attacked by a Pokémon hunter who was after the two Eon Pokémon. While protecting Latios, Latias was turned to stone by the hunter's energy blaster. The hunter fled with Latias, but Ash was later able to rescue her and restore her to normal by having Pikachu destroy the hunter's device. After Ash and Latios had defeated the hunter's Hydreigon, Latias held him in place until Officer Jenny could arrest him. Latias subsequently bid farewell to Ash and left with Latios, arriving in Alto Mare sometime later.

Personality and characteristics

Latias being invisible

At first, Latias was distrustful towards humans as she became scared and hostile to them. However, after seeing Ash and his Pokémon's selflessness, Latias was convinced that some humans are trustworthy. Since then, Latias started taking an interest in Ash as she begins following and observing him on his journeys whilst being invisible. In addition, Latias values Ash's safety as she would protect him from danger.

Moves used

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Using Psychic
Move First Used In
Psychic Rocket Revengers!
A shows that the move was used recently, unless all moves fit this case or there are fewer than five known moves.


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Artwork from "After the story"[2]


Related articles

  • For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Latias.

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