Season 12

As the menace of Team Galactic continues to loom over the Sinnoh region, Ash and Dawn keep getting caught up in the schemes of this mysterious group of villains—as well as facing some other unexpected challenges! Dawn’s got her hands full dealing with the many problems of her Pokémon, while Ash’s ongoing rivalry with Paul finally comes to a head in a full 6-on-6 battle! It might be the ultimate test of training styles—will our heroes come out on top?

Season episodes list 12

S12E01

S12E01 : Get Your Rotom Running! 6.02/10 (aired on 12/04/2008)

Ash contacts Professor Oak who tells them about a hotel in the city that serves a delicious…
S12E02

S12E02 : A Breed Stampede! 5.7/10 (aired on 12/11/2008)

While awaiting the return of the Canalave Gym Leader, Ash decides to train. Dawn also decides to…
S12E03

S12E03 : Ancient Family Matter 6.1/10 (aired on 12/18/2008)

Roark, the Oreburgh Gym Leader, and son of Byron, the Canalave Gym Leader, is visiting his father.…
S12E04

S12E04 : Dealing With Defensive Types! 6.73/10 (aired on 12/25/2008)

Ash finally gets to battle the Canalave City Gym Leader, Byron. In the first round Byron chooses…
S12E05

S12E05 : Leading a Stray! 5.33/10 (aired on 01/08/2009)

Ash and friends are having lunch when all of a sudden a Luxio comes along and steals all of their…
S12E06

S12E06 : Steeling Peace of Mind! 6.19/10 (aired on 01/15/2009)

Everyone is getting prepared to leave Canalave City to head to Dawn's next contest. Before they…
S12E07

S12E07 : Saving the World from Ruins 6.35/10 (aired on 01/22/2009)

Ash, Dawn, and Brock, along with their new friend Riley search for the source of the mysterious…
S12E08

S12E08 : Cheers on Castaways Isle! 6.17/10 (aired on 01/29/2009)

Ash and friends decide to take a boat to the location of the next contest. On the ride Team Rocket…
S12E09

S12E09 : Hold the Phione! 6.08/10 (aired on 02/05/2009)

Ash and friends arrive in the town where Dawn will enter her next Pokémon Contest. They find out…
S12E10

S12E10 : Another One Gabites the Dust! 6.17/10 (aired on 02/12/2009)

Dawn is getting ready to participate in her next contest. She meets a girl with a Gabite who is not…
S12E11

S12E11 : Stealing the Conversation! 6.09/10 (aired on 02/19/2009)

Ash and friends arrive in a town where an Officer Jenny and her Chatot are working hard to find…
S12E12

S12E12 : The Drifting Snorunt! 6.07/10 (aired on 02/26/2009)

Ash and friends are lost in a blizzard when they run into a Froslass. Froslass leads the trainers…
S12E13

S12E13 : Noodles Roamin' Off! 5.31/10 (aired on 03/05/2009)

After yet another failed attempt to steal Ash's Pikachu, Team Rocket wind up at a Ramen shop.…
S12E14

S12E14 : Pursuing a Lofty Goal! 5.04/10 (aired on 03/12/2009)

On the way to Snowpoint City, Ash and friends stop in a town where a PokéRinger competition is to…
S12E15

S12E15 : Trials and Adulations! 5.8/10 (aired on 03/26/2009)

On the way to the next town, Ash and friends decide to stop and take a break. Dawn heads to a river…
S12E16

S12E16 : Episode 16 4.49/10 (aired on 03/26/2009)

S12E17

S12E17 : The Lonely Snover! 5.33/10 (aired on 04/02/2009)

On the way to Snowpoint City, Ash and friends suddenly find themselves stuck in a bunch of traps.…
S12E18

S12E18 : Stopped in the Name of Love! 4.95/10 (aired on 04/02/2009)

On the way to Dawn's next contest, Piplup suddenly begins to show signs of evolving. When they…
S12E19

S12E19 : Old Rivals, New Tricks! 4.57/10 (aired on 04/16/2009)

Ash and friends have arrived at the location of Dawn's next Pokémon Contest. With only one more…
S12E20

S12E20 : To Thine Own Pokemon Be True! 5.98/10 (aired on 04/23/2009)

After learning about a Pokemon Ping Pong Tournament from Barry, Dawn decides to enter. The previous…
S12E21

S12E21 : Battling A Cute Drama! 5.43/10 (aired on 04/30/2009)

Ash and friends stop in a town on the way to Snowpoint City. There they meet a girl who only likes…
S12E22

S12E22 : Classroom Training 6.31/10 (aired on 05/07/2009)

Ash and friends finally arrive in Snowpoint City. They are welcomed by the Gym Leader, Candice. She…
S12E23

S12E23 : Sliding Into Seventh! 6.39/10 (aired on 05/14/2009)

Ash finally arrives at Snowpoint Gym for his battle with Candice. This gym will be different from…
S12E24

S12E24 : A Pyramiding Rage! 6.39/10 (aired on 05/21/2009)

At the Snowpoint City Pokémon Center, Ash and friends run into Paul, who has come to town to…
S12E25

S12E25 : Pillars of Friendship 5.55/10 (aired on 05/28/2009)

Pokémon Hunter J arrives in Snowpoint City and targets the legendary Pokémon Regigigas, which is…
S12E26

S12E26 : Frozen on Their Tracks 6.63/10 (aired on 06/04/2009)

While on a train heading to Lake Acuity, Ash and his friends meet Looker; an International Police…
S12E27

S12E27 : Pedal to the Mettle! 6.74/10 (aired on 06/11/2009)

Ash and friends arrive at Lake Acuity, the site where Ash and Paul will have their full 6-vs-6…
S12E28

S12E28 : Evolving Strategies! 6.28/10 (aired on 06/18/2009)

Ash and Paul continue their 6-on-6 battle. With both teams fighting extremely hard it could be…
S12E29

S12E29 : Uncrushing Defeat 5.97/10 (aired on 06/25/2009)

With all of his Pokémon weak and injured from the battle with Paul, Ash rushes to the Pokémon…
S12E30

S12E30 : Promoting Healthy Tangrowth! 4.57/10 (aired on 07/02/2009)

Dawn decides to start training for the next Pokemon Contest with Mamoswine. However, despite…
S12E31

S12E31 : Beating the Bustle and Hustle! 5.26/10 (aired on 07/09/2009)

Dawn's favorite television show, Pokémon Hustle, is searching for actors near their current…
S12E32

S12E32 : Gateway to Ruin! 5.8/10 (aired on 07/23/2009)

Ash and friends are on their way to the town where Dawn's next contest will be held. They arrive at…
S12E33

S12E33 : Three Sides to Every Story! 6.12/10 (aired on 08/06/2009)

While on the way to Twinleaf Town, Piplup falls in love with a Marill. However, an Elekid also has…
S12E34

S12E34 : Strategy Begins at Home! 5.01/10 (aired on 08/13/2009)

Ash and friends go to Dawn's hometown of Twinleaf. Upon arrival, they find that they made it in…
S12E35

S12E35 : A Faux Oak Finish! 5.04/10 (aired on 08/20/2009)

As the Twinleaf Town Festival continues, Ash and friends are surprised when they find that one of…
S12E36

S12E36 : Historical Mystery Tour 5.38/10 (aired on 08/27/2009)

Ash and friends are still enjoying the Twinleaf Festival when they run into Barry. Wanting to see…
S12E37

S12E37 : Challenging A Towering Figure! 6.16/10 (aired on 09/03/2009)

Ash and friends find out that the main event for the Twinleaf Town Festival is a battle tournament,…
S12E38

S12E38 : Where No Togepi Has Gone Before! 6.12/10 (aired on 09/10/2009)

The Twinleaf Town Festival has concluded, and Ash and friends continue their journey to the town…
S12E39

S12E39 : An Egg Scramble! 5.56/10 (aired on 09/17/2009)

Ash and friends arrive at a festival promoting the Johto region where they meet two trainers from…
S12E40

S12E40 : Gone With the Windworks! 5.3/10 (aired on 09/17/2009)

The two Johto trainers decide to join Ash, Dawn, and Brock on their journey. While on the way to…
S12E41

S12E41 : A Rivalry to Gible On! 5.22/10 (aired on 10/01/2009)

While on the way to the Dawn's contest, Ash and friends encounter a wild Gible, a very rare…
S12E42

S12E42 : Dressed for Jess Success! 5.23/10 (aired on 10/01/2009)

The time for the Lilypad Pokémon Contest has finally arrived. Dawn is excited for the contest since…
S12E43

S12E43 : Bagged Then Tagged! 5.14/10 (aired on 10/15/2009)

Following the pokémon contest, Ash and friends decide to take a break. While they rest, they decide…
S12E44

S12E44 : Try for the Family Stone! 5.17/10 (aired on 10/22/2009)

Still on the way to Sunyshore City so Ash can battle for his final Sinnoh Gym Badge, Ash and…
S12E45

S12E45 : Sticking With You Know Who! 7/10 (aired on 10/29/2009)

On the way to Sunyshore City, Ash and friends stop in a forest. Things start to get chaotic,…
S12E46

S12E46 : Unlocking the Red Chain of Events! 7.1/10 (aired on 11/05/2009)

On the way to Sunyshore City, Ash and friends are walking through a grassland and come across…
S12E47

S12E47 : The Needs of Three! 7.02/10 (aired on 11/12/2009)

Team Galactic has almost achieved its ultimate goal. In order to complete their plan, Cyrus hires…
S12E48

S12E48 : The Battle Finale of Legend! 5.16/10 (aired on 11/12/2009)

Cyrus has succeeded in his goal of awakening Dialga and Palkia and now the entire Sinnoh region is…
S12E49

S12E49 : The Treasure is All Mine! 6.08/10 (aired on 11/26/2009)

With only one more badge needed to enter the Sinnoh League, Ash and friends resume their journey to…
S12E50

S12E50 : Mastering Current Events! 5.25/10 (aired on 12/03/2009)

While on the way to Sunyshore City, Ash and friends meet a master of air battles. Hoping to improve…
S12E51

S12E51 : Double-Time Battle Training! 5.96/10 (aired on 12/10/2009)

Knowing that the next contest is going to be a double performance, Dawn begins training Mamoswine…
S12E52

S12E52 : A Meteoric Rise to Excellence! 6.16/10 (aired on 12/17/2009)

On the way to Dawn's next Pokémon Contest, Ash and friends come across a wild Gible. Gible is…
S12E53

S12E53 : Gotta Get a Gible! (aired on 12/24/2009)

Ash and friends continue on their way to the next town when they notice that the Gible they helped…