How I think the battle will turn out. Both Leon and Ash can use their gigantomax gimick again thanks to Mr Eternatus. Leon will gigantomax his cinderance and Ash his Pikachu. Pikachu takes out cinderace and then the final battle is between Pikachu and Charizard. After a great back and forth, a...
So from today's episode, they revealed the stat sheets for the semi finalists:
North - Offense
North East - Defense
South East - Speed
South - Tactics
South West - Experience
North West - Unexpectability
A great battle. Of course most of us expected this outcome but Iris can hold her head high. So it means we will most probably get a mega Lucario vs mega Garchomp showdown when Ash faces Cynthia. Can't wait!
I am personally very hyped for this. Yes the writers could have done a better job but overall after all these years we are seeing Ash face off against these established champions, we waited decades for this. I just hope they do Ash justice in this tournament and not do the "Ash gets pummelled...
Just a small detail I missed, from the below image it appears to suggest that the winner of Ash vs Steven will face the winner of Cynthia and Iris as they are in the same half. Assuming Cynthia wins, then I guess we're going to get the long awaited Ash vs Cynthia match.
Brilliant episode, it showed Paul's growth as a character (loved his positive interaction with infernape) and that had he chosen to take part in the master's 8, he most certainly would have made it to the master 8. Incredible show of support by Ash's reserve pokemons.
I really want to see Ash face and defeat Cynthia, waited a decade for it. Having said that, Iris could actually pull an upset. I think Lance will defeat Diantha, should that happen, I don't see Leon facing him twice, meaning Ash would face Lance in the semis leaving Leon facing the winner...