It might be bad writing but watch other shows aimed at the same audience and see if the writing there is any better. I'm sure kids won't mind Noibat evolving, why would they? Teenagers and adults tend to overthink things and if you're doing that in a show like Pokemon, you'll likely just get a...
I'm curious about Pancham evolving before Serena's Eevee evolves. According to bulbapedia, Pancham can also evolve if a Pokemon that can evolve into a Dark type (Eevee to Umbreon) is placed above it in the party.
Cyber seems to forget that constantly.
I can see Serena with only evolving Pokemon three times like three magic wishes lol. She's using one on Fennekin, I hope she uses another on Pancham and the third on a future Feebas
Exactly my point the anime won't end regardless if Ash is the star or not.
His team doesn't reflect him as a Trainer. His Torterra was fully evolved but he couldn't handle it properly. Ash also got quite a bit of evos in BW too and look how good that team was. Evos don't mean expert trainer...
The series of Pokemon wouldn't be over though. They'd likely call the next saga Pokemon the Series: whatever gen 7 games are.
I've also yet to see said proof of Ash being near AG levels let alone end DP. Talk about grasping at straws.