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Burn with Passion, Litten! Down with Incineroar!! (1006)

Discussion in 'Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon - Ultra Adventures' started by Serebii, Feb 22, 2018.

  1. CMButch

    CMButch LGPE are/will be the worst main core games

    Kukui will be likely a champion and Torracat will evolve in the future.
  2. CMButch

    CMButch LGPE are/will be the worst main core games

    Amazing episode. Wish at least 70-80% episodes were like this and Z move vs Mega episode. Everything was on point except that cringe-y buttshaking moment.
    Daizy likes this.
  3. mehmeh1

    mehmeh1 Well-Known Member

    tomioka is amazing, easily one of, if not the best writers in the series (though he has had a few duds, like bw001, which I consider the worst episode in the franchise, but then again he also had dp188, which I consider the best in the franchise)
    LilligantLewis likes this.
  4. LilligantLewis

    LilligantLewis primarina donna

    Crowd chanting "LITTEN LITTEN LITTEN LITTEN" was so epic. It got me hyped!

    Tbh I didn't know Kiawe's Alolan Marowak knew Shadow Bone.

    Why does Ash need Rotomdex to explain to him what Flame Charge is? He already knows it from Pignite.

    Why isn't Rowlet involved in any of this training they're doing together?

    Where has Professor Kukui been hiding Incineroar all this time?

    I think Incineroar is Professor Kukui's original starter


    Torracat's stronger than Litten but not yet strong enough to beat Incineroar. I'm glad they did it this way unlike last generation when Fletchinder was able to beat Talonflame after evolving.

    When Mallow called Litten's Flame Charge "Simmering Charge" or "Flame Nudge", it reminded me of when Ash used to call Iris's Axew's Dragon Rage Dragon Sneeze.

    I wonder whether Professor Kukui puts on the Masked Royal costume in bed because it turns on Professor Burnet.
    Trey pokes likes this.
  5. Ryu Taylor

    Ryu Taylor Unwavering beliefs

    Sad to see that the debut of my favorite Water type is its defeat at the hands of a Pokemon it's strong against. But Professor Kukui--er, Masked Royal, is strong, so I can forgive that. Also, if nobody can see Team Rocket through their disguises, Masked Royal's got a 100% chance of keeping his secret safe.

    This was full of great battles. And I must agree that it was a good idea to have Ash lose to Masked Royal even when Litten evolved. Evolution isn't just a deus ex machina.

    Lisa Ortiz must have loved this episode, considering she voices the Pokemon who evolved in this one. Abe Goldfarb evidently also had a blast voicing Kukui's two selves. Spectacular stuff.

    The track playing over the training montage was easily the musical highlight of the episode. As good as Alola!! is, it just is not a training track by any stretch of the imagination. Training music is best for training montages, after all. But the return of Litten's theme when he went into the ring was also very nice. Hopefully notes of it will be present in Torracat's theme.

    This one was lots of fun.
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  6. lolipiece

    lolipiece Ain't that the tooth Staff Member Moderator

    And how is Rotom supposed to know that info? Assuming it even met Pignite back in Kanto, there's no indication it ever saw it use the move.

    And, as always, explanations are for the audience. They are never for Ash unless it's actual new information for him.
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  7. LilligantLewis

    LilligantLewis primarina donna

    This is the first time all three fully evolved starters debut in the same episode. Gen I was the closest with both Venusaur and Blastoise debuting in episode 20. Even then, those were conjured up by Gastly, so not even really clear if they count as debuts, but Bulbapedia counts them that way.


    I wonder why Lycanroc can't detect his scent.

    Is this what they say in japanese rather than twerp?

    wow. chill lol

    Indeed! Great comparison

    Team Rocket


    What's his relationship to Ed?

    Good point. I guess having a sentient Pokédex changes things up from Gen V.
    satopi likes this.
  8. DatsRight

    DatsRight Well-Known Member

    Yep, the recent Japanese credit song was even called 'Brat boy'.
  9. LilligantLewis

    LilligantLewis primarina donna

    wow haha. That's funny. What do they call the girls? 'brat girl'?
  10. DatsRight

    DatsRight Well-Known Member

    Bingo. Also used in said credit song.
  11. LilligantLewis

    LilligantLewis primarina donna

    And are these terms the English translation of what they're saying in japanese, or are they literally saying the English word?
  12. DatsRight

    DatsRight Well-Known Member

    I believe they pronounce it "Jari-boy" and "Jari-girl", so a bit of English, but not fully.
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  13. Victorian Rush

    Victorian Rush Don’t Mess With The Best

    I believe it is pronounced ‘jari boy’ and ‘jari girl’ or something like that. It doesn’t sound like they’re saying the actual word but it does sound close.
  14. Sceptile Leaf Blade

    Sceptile Leaf Blade Well-Known Member

    Fun episode. Great voice acting here by Jelle Amersfoort as Professor Kukui. His regular Kukui is close to his normal voice, but he really changes it up for the Masked Royal. Too bad Rowlet didn't join in with the training, not sure why not. Maybe it was asleep?
  15. Leonhart

    Leonhart Disney fanatic

    I was glad when Satoshi and Nyaheat lost as well, although in my case it was mainly due to my preference for Gaogaen. I just didn't want it to lose against its pre-evolved form.
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  16. Vipsoccermaster

    Vipsoccermaster Well-Known Member

    Good episode. Seeing all of the starters' final evolved forms were cool, but it wasn't really a proper debut for them. Decidueye and Primarina both need a proper show off. And Dartrix have yet to debut. Litten evolving into Torracat was cool, gaining experience from both Dusk Lycanroc and Masked Royal's Incineroar. Too bad for those that tried to go up against Incineroar, it didn't even flinch.
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  17. AuraChannelerChris

    AuraChannelerChris 2 Cool 4 8-Bit School

    Either my DirecTV is drunk, or they listed the episode number wrong ahead of the next one.

    Ash, you freaking know what Flame Charge is. Don't tell me you forgot the fire bird you had before that spammed it a lot... Oh, right. You had a legendary frog whom you cared for more.

    ...Oh god, no. Not again. Not the disturbing Twerking Training Montage again!

    You’re not the best!


    That Incineroar’s gonna keep you down

    You’re not the best!


    That Incineroar’s gonna keep you down

    You’re not the best!


    That Incineroar’s gonna keep you dow-ow-ow-ow-own.......
    That Incineroar likes changing sizes whenever it holds Litten by its head.

    I guess this time they decided to keep the anime-only visual effects for Bulk Up permanent, except less comically dramatic (which is weird, considering what this region likes).

    Well, that's it. Decidueye won't probably ever be for Ash. They want him with a giant wrestling cat.
  18. LilligantLewis

    LilligantLewis primarina donna

    Pignite also had it, and it was arguably his most used Pokémon in Gen V.

    UGH, so we're going to get a Dark-type ace for the third straight gen, and STILL no Ghost type.

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