On their way to Bermillian City, Ash, Pikachu, Misty, and Brock finds an abandoned Charmander on a rock. It's owner thought it was weak so he put it on the rock and told it he'll be back t pick him up. Ash and his friends find out what happened to that Charmander. It started to rain so they hurried back to the Charmander cause if the flame on it's tail goes out, the Charmander dies. They rescue the Charmander and bring to the Pokemon Center. At the end Charmander decides to go with Ash so it becomes Ash's Pokemon.
Ash, Pikachu, Misty, and Brock arrive at ????? city which is where the Squirtle Squad, a gang of abandoned Squirtles play pranks on the whole city. Pikachu was injured bad by a Goldeen during a confrontation with the Squirtle Squad. Team Rocket tricked the Squitle Squad into capturing Ash and his friends so that they can take Pikachu. Ash convinces the Squirtles to let him go and get some medicine, while all this was happening, Team Rocket went and stole some granades to scare of the Squirtles.Ash does get the medicine to heal Pikachu on time. Ash and his friends were freed after and Team Rocket was defaeted and sent flying away in a hot air baloon. The leader of the Squirtle Suad then becomes Ash's friend and Pokemon.
Ash, Pikachu, Misty, and Brock get lost and find their way to a lighthouse. Before they got to the lighthouse, Ash caught a Krabby to prove to Misty and Brock that he was a good Pokemon trainer. Inside the lighthouse they meet one of Proffesor Oak's friends. He studies Pokemon. He's trying to meet a Giant Pokemon shaped like Dragonite. They do see it but not for long thanks to Team Rocket. After saying good bye to the Proffeser, Ash and his friends continue their journey
Ash, Pikachu, Misty, and Brock arive at Bermillian City. Ash goes to the city gym and cchallenges the Bermillian City Gym leader, Luitenant Surge. Ash loses the first round cause Surge has a Raichu. But when Pikachu is healed he came back and challenged Luitenant Surge to a rematch. Pikachu beat the heck outta Raichu. Pikachu won and Ash got a Thunder Badge.
Team Rocket gave out tickets to Pokemon trainers for a cruise on the St. Anne as part of a scheme to steal all the Pokemon. Durring a party ,Team Rocket (almost every member of the Team Rocket) appeared and tried to steal all the Pokemon. Team Rocket failed badly. Suddenly the St. Anne capsized and sunk. Every one got aou but Ash, Pikachu, Brock, Misty, James, Jesse, and Meowth. Will they make it out alive?