Pokémon Adventures volume 22

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Volume 21
Pokémon Adventures
Volume 23
Pokémon Adventures volume 22
Pokemon Adventures volume 22 VIZ cover.jpg
Rounds included PS260 - PS269
Manga series Pokémon Adventures

Volume 22: Land, Sea and Sky is the twenty-second volume of the Pokémon Adventures manga. It is both the eighth and final volume in the Ruby & Sapphire chapter and the first of five volumes in the FireRed & LeafGreen chapter. It is authored by 日下秀憲 Hidenori Kusaka and illustrated by 山本サトシ Satoshi Yamamoto.


Edition Country Company Date ISBN
First Edition by Shogakukan First
Japan Shogakukan August 28, 2006 ISBN 4091402283
First Edition by VIZ Media First
United States VIZ Media May 6, 2014 ISBN 1421535564
Digital Edition by VIZ Media Digital
United States VIZ Media September 25, 2018 ISBN 9781974705771
First Edition by Chuang Yi First
Singapore Chuang Yi October 24, 2006 ISBN 9812694374
First Edition by Panini Comics First
Brazil Panini Comics August 28, 2020 ISBN 9786555121032
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Mainland China Jilin Publishing Group April 1, 2007 ISBN 9787538622584
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Mainland China Jilin Publishing Group May 1, 2013 ISBN 9787538660555
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Hong Kong Ching Win Publishing Group April 1, 2008 ISBN 9789628981403
First Edition by Daewon C.I. First
South Korea Daewon C.I. December 6, 2006 ISBN 9788925205960
Second Edition by Daewon C.I. Second
South Korea Daewon C.I. September 9, 2008 ISBN 9788925234649
Third Edition by Daewon C.I. Third
South Korea Daewon C.I. February 21, 2012 ISBN 9788925296050
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Taiwan Ching Win Publishing Group December 13, 2007 ISBN 9789862091906
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Thailand Nation Edutainment March 13, 2008 ISBN 9789740437321
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Vietnam Kim Đồng Publishing House June 20, 2016 ISBN 9786042072076


Important events

Spoiler warning: this article may contain major plot or ending details.
  • Courtney dies from being buried under a rockslide after being dragged into the Cave of Origin.
  • Norman and Steven meet the same fate after quelling the titans due to the strain of controlling the powerful legends.
  • The reasons for Norman's banning from taking the Gym Leader test are revealed, as are many details regarding Ruby's past history with him.
  • Maxie and Archie return and, after badly wounding Wallace by taking Winona hostage, are eventually defeated by the combined efforts of Ruby and Sapphire.
  • Celebi is able to take back the Red and Blue Orbs and use its time travel powers to alter the course of events, reviving Courtney, Steven, and Norman.
  • Both Ruby and Sapphire are able to meet the deadline on their respective challenges and return to Littleroot Town, where Ruby's delayed birthday party is celebrated together with Sapphire's birthday.
  • Giovanni is seen in Hoenn with his underlings, and after a flashback chapter, the FireRed & LeafGreen chapter begins.*

Party changes





Gym battles

Pokémon Contests

  • Ruby wins Master Rank Pokémon Contests in all categories in PS267.


  • The last two rounds of this volume in the Chuang Yi release do not have official English titles. The names instead are translated Japanese names.
  • This issue has connecting cover art with the previous volume.
  • In the Korean version cover art, part of the white spike extending from Ruby's hat is not recolored to white from the Japanese release, even though the number 22 was moved.

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