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Rocking the Virbank Gym! (Part 1) (744)


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Fierce Fighting at the Tachiwaki Gym! VS Homika!! Part 1

Ash has arrived at Tachiwaki City Gym and has learned of the Gym Leader, Homika. Homika, the vocalist of the band "The Koffings", is very confident and states that Ash can challenge her, but insisting she will win, she says Ash should challenge her with six of his Pokémon, against the three of hers. Will Ash manage to beat Homika with the number advantage?

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Sick of dealing with idiots.
The episode begins with the opening.


Wicked Witch
Well, I'm up, so I might as well ...

... and if you guessed that was just a placeholder for my commentary, you'd be correct.

Naturally, Ash is pumped about his inevitable Gym Battle.
Some kid bumps into them on their way to the - Meloetta!
Anyway, the kid's generic Unova Pokemon got beat up pretty bad hence his running.
The kid fills him in about the Gym Leader: Homika.
Several, actually. Does this seem familiar?
They decide to talk stragedy, but Ash is Ash.
Team Rocket meet with their not-boss about their next " target ".
Cut to the next morning where they find the Gym in some legitimate looking place.
And here's Homika. And her band. And her fans.
They don't seem to take Ash seriously as a challenger.
She seems to be excited to see another Kanto Pokemon (Pikachu).
I'm sure a lot of people will rage about Ash dexing Koffing.
Some Thunderbolt related property damage later and Homika starts regarding him semi-seriously.
Meloetta followed them into the Gym and uncloaked to watch the battle from above.
Dare da? Koffing.
... and we're back. The battle begins. 3 (Homika) on 6 (Ash).
Homika begins with Koffing, who wastes no time showing it's fast.
Ash sends in Boldore.
Wow. That guitar rift sounds familar.
Boldore can't do much to stop Koffing, and gets knocked out by Gyro Ball.
Next? Unfezant.
She does pretty well until taking some sludge to the face. Poisoned.
Unfezant tries to pull herself together but can't come back from two Gyro Balls.
Now Ash's spectator's are starting to worry.
Levanny's up.
Levanny manages to hit it, which is promising.
As expected he uses String Shot to slow it down.
Levanny manages to turn it around after swinging Koffing around. It's down.
Scolipede is her next Pokemon.
Ash stays with Levanny, who's promptly poisoned for his bravery.

And that's it for Part 1.
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Sick of dealing with idiots.
No Title card? Anyway, they're walking to the Pokemon Centre

Meloetta is hiding behind a tree watching Ash.

Title Card.

Ash and co. arrive at the Pokemon Center.


Sick of dealing with idiots.
The kid with the Mienfoo and Watchog talks about Homika's band, the Koffing or whatever its called and other trainers join in on telling Ash and co. about it.

Team Rocket are talking to Zager.
Where can I watch this online? I'm new sorry haha


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Team Rocket appears.

Aww, they still have white Uniforms :S. Thought they returned to black after previous episode.

Dr. Zager talks to them about something.


Sick of dealing with idiots.
Ash rushes to the gym I think and he's finally there?


Can we please get the older, old forum back?
They arrive in the gym and a Gothitelle has just been knocked out! You know, a type that's strong against Poison types!!!

Music's blaring!

Punk enthusiasts are all around. Homika is awesome!!!!

Was there a Foongus trailing the group???


Sick of dealing with idiots.
I think that Koffing is quite cute. Too bad for Gothitelle though.

Homika is interested in Pikachu I think and Ash pokedex's Koffing.