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Having left [[Snowpoint City]] behind, {{Ash}} and {{ashfr}} are now aboard a train leading to [[Lake Acuity]], where Ash is due to have his full[[Full battleBattle]] against [[Paul]]. There, Ash is naturally determined to win when he and the others meet an absent-mindedabsentminded man callednamed [[Looker]], who is also on the train, and is almost knocked over when Ash shoutedshouts his determination to win. He drops the lunchboxes he is carrying, which {{an|Brock}}, Ash, and {{an|Dawn}} are all able to catch. Ash apologizes and asks Looker if he's okis okay, toand whichhe thesays muddle-mindedhe gentleman replies in the positiveis. Brock asks him if the boxed lunch was the train station's best food, and Looker gives Ash, Dawn, and Brock one as a gift, assaying that he had accidentally ordered too many from the seller. The gang introducedintroduces themselves to Looker, and Looker introducedintroduces himself. {{TRT}}, in disguise, also receive the boxboxed lunch from Looker. But Looker stillalso had lots of food, so he decideddecides to give itboxed lunches to the driver, his assistant, and the driver's Pokémon. Brock told Ash that the Pokémon should be an {{type|electric}} Pokémon.
As the train traveledtravels on to Lake Acuity, the driver tells his Pokémon, an {{p|Ampharos}}, to use {{m|Thunderbolt}}. The driver's assistant tells the gang that the train is powered by Ampharos's electric{{t|Electric}} attacks, leavingimpressing the group impressed bywith the cooperation between Ampharos and the driver. Looker gives the boxboxed lunch to the train crew when suddenly the driver suddenly stops the train, as the signal ahead is set at red for danger.
The driver decides to check what's is happening. However, however when he makes a call, he is informed that there is nothing wrong with the line ahead despite the signal that says otherwise. As there may be a problem with the line that hasn't been relayed to the operators, the assistant and Looker decide to go outside and check while the driver goes to inform the passengers of the situation. Meanwhile, the gang decidedecides this is the perfect time to eat their lunches, and as the train is delayed, they decide to eat it outside and let their Pokémon out of their [[Poké Ball]]s for a while. Team Rocket decidedecides to take advantage of the opportunity and make an attempt to steal all of the Pokémon. As they wereare about to leave their seats, the driver toldtells them not to worry, whileand they can watch the scenery. In a bad mood, Jessie almost tells the driver about their intentions, however luckilybut Meowth covers her big mouth in time.
Outside, Looker discovers that the track, thatwhich supposedly hasn't been used for a long time, doesn't have one speck of dust on it, implying it's gettingis being used on a regular basis despite being closed downnow. The assistant replies that it could be a prank, howeverbut the junction points on to the 'disused' line have also been changed. Looker realizes that the points were changed intentionally, and the assistant tells Looker to go back to the train while he wouldinvestigates go and investigate the junctionfurther. However, rather than head back to the train, Looker heads down the mysterious line.
Ash decides it's is the perfect time for him and his Pokémon to get some quick training done before the battle against Paul. Then suddenly, a strong wind suddenly appears... howeverHowever, it's is not a wind, but Team Rocket with a new suction machine attached to their balloon that sucks up everyone's Pokémon, (besides {{AP|Grotle}} and {{TP|Dawn|Mamoswine}}). The gang demanddemands their Pokémon back, but naturally Jessie refuses. Team Rocket prepareprepares to make their getaway when the driver notices what is happening and has Ampharos use {{m|Signal Beam}} on the balloon. This allows most of the Pokémon to escape, but {{AP|Pikachu}}, {{TP|Dawn|Piplup}}, and {{TP|Brock|Happiny}} get caught in a net. Ampharos jumps up to the net while the driver commands Ampharosit to destroy the remote control. However, it doesn't work, and all Ampharos managesonly to do is burstcreates a hole in the balloon, sending itthem all flying away, together with Team Rocket and the four Pokémon.
At the end of the disused line, Looker finds a warehouse and heads inside. Meanwhile, Ampharos is able to use {{m|ThunderPunch}} on the net, freeing the three Pokémon while Team Rocket and the balloon fall to the ground, knocking them out. Ash has {{AP|Staraptor}} look for the missing Pokémon, while Pikachu and the restothers camearrive toat a junction. Piplup naturally takes the lead and walks the front road with Happiny, but they quickly come running backThey chasedimmediately byencounter an angry flock of {{p|Fearow}}. Pikachu uses Thunderbolt and Ampharos uses Signal Beam, howeverwhich thepursues Fearow are able to dodge it, sending Pikachu and Ampharos on the run as wellthem. Soon, all four come to a cliff and have no choice but to jump down,in luckily this is enoughorder to lose the Fearowescape. Meanwhile, the assistant receives a call from the driver, learning that the Pokémon had been stolen by Team Rocket.
Continuing the search for their Trainers, the Pokémon find a big boulder blocking the way. Pikachu and Ampharos are unable move to it, making Piplup laugh at them... however Piplup is quicktries to stop laughing whenuse his {{m|BubbleBeamBubble Beam}} and {{m|Whirlpool}} stillto can'tmove makethe itboulder, budge.without Naturallyany itsuccess. comesHappiny downultimately to Happiny anduses her strength to move it. AfterMeanwhile, grabbinginside the boulderwarehouse, Looker realizes the Playhousedisused Pokémontrack tossesleads it updirectly to theLake skyAcuity. andTaking thenout throwshis itgoggles, inhe finds footprints on the riverfloor and a piece of paper.
InsidePikachu and the mysteriousothers continue their warehousejourney, Lookerbut findsare thatcaught again by Team Rocket. Luckily, Ash and the disusedothers trackarrive, leadsand directlyStaraptor tofrees Lakethe Pokémon with {{m|Aerial AcuityAce}}. TakingTeam outRocket hissends detective'sout goggles,{{TP|James|Carnivine}} heand finds{{TP|Jessie|Seviper}} footprintsin onretaliation. During the floorresulting andbattle, {{TP|Brock|Sudowoodo}} uses a piecenew attack, {{m|Hammer Arm}}. Then, Pikachu finishes Team Rocket off with {{m|Volt Tackle}}, sending them ofblasting paperoff.
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At sunset, the assistant, Looker and the gang return to the train ready to get moving again. Looker explains his long absence, telling everyone he took the time to look at the scenery. With the signal and junction set correctly and Ampharos ready to get things moving again, the train can finally finish its trip to Lake Acuity. Looker wishes Ash good luck for his battle against Paul, and Ash thanks him excitedly preparing for the battle against his rival.
Later, at the back of the train's carriage, Looker calls his superiors. He explains that the organization that stopped the train are moving something to Lake Acuity and he will continue his investigation. He then takes out and looks at the piece of paper that he found in the warehouse which carries the logo of the group that stopped the train and is planning something at Lake Acuity... [[Team Galactic]]!
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