|Return to Pallet Town/The Invisible Attacker
Return to Pallet Town or The Invisible Attacker (Japanese: 姿なき攻撃者 Shapeless Attacker) is the 269th round of the Pokémon Adventures manga.
In Pallet Town, a group of children try and capture a wild Nidorino. One boy throws a Poké Ball at the Nidorino, but it easily knocks the ball away. When the boy groans in frustration, another person approaches him and tells the boy that he should use the Gengar he has to battle it. The boy complies with the person and sends out his Gengar to battle the Nidorino and succeeds in facing it. The person who helped the boy is revealed to be Red, who had returned to Pallet Town with Blue.
As Red and Blue walk to Professor Oak's lab, they comment about how Pallet Town hasn't changed since they were last there. Upon entering the lab, Red and Blue notice that it is empty. They notice three devices with letters, that are addressed to Red, Blue, and Green, placed next to them. Upon checking the letters, they notice that the text on them mentions Vermilion City.
Before they can open the letters, Red and Blue hear a commotion outside. They check what's happening, only to find an invisible opponent is attacking their Pokémon. They try and find out what's attacking them, but the enemy is too fast for the Pokédex to scan. Red and Blue have their Pokémon attack the opponent, but it dodges the moves and flies off to escape.
Red decides that if Professor Oak is not there to meet them, then there must be a reason why he is not at the lab. Red prepares to go and find Professor Oak, but Blue decides to check out the Fame Checker that was included with the letters. Upon activating the Fame Checker, a recording of Professor Oak plays. Much to Red and Blue's shock, the recording reveals that Professor Oak intends to take the Pokédex away from them.
- Red and Blue return to Pallet Town.
- Red and Blue are attacked by an invisible Pokémon.
- Red and Blue learn that Professor Oak intends to take the Pokédex from them.
- For a list of all major events in the Pokémon Adventures manga, please see the timeline of events.
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- Venusaur (Saur; Red's)
- Charizard (Blue's)
- Gengar (boy's)
- Deoxys (Organism No. 1/Entity One)
- The battle between the wild Nidorino and the boy's Gengar mimics the opening cutscenes from Pokémon Red and Blue and Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen as well as the opening of the first round of Pokémon Adventures, A Glimpse of the Glow.
In other languages
身份不明的攻击者 (Mainland China)
|French||Retour aux sources|
|Brazilian Portuguese||Capítulo 02|
|Vietnamese||Kẻ tấn công vô hình|
|This article is part of Project Manga, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each series of Pokémon manga.|