Ash and Ash-Greninja combine and Aerial Ace, attacking Mega Abomasnow in droves, but Mega Abomasnow knocks the clones away with Wood Hammer and strikes Ash-Greninja. Eievui's First Time in a Fight!! She is covering the new fossil exhibit at the Ambrette Town Museum. Lucario uses Power-Up Punch, pushing Blaziken away and uses Bone Rush to stop its movement. Braixen accepts a new branch from Pancham. Noibat frightens Team Rocket out of the cave with its Supersonic attack.
While Ash and friends climb Mt. Pikachu gets hit and slammed into an icy stalactite, then falls down. Avalugg attacks with Avalanche, which sends Talonflame into a free fall, but Talonflame recovers and counters with Flame Charge. The Kalos Queen Aria, disguised as a performer called Arianna, prompts Serena to apologise to Pancham and Fennekin. Trevenant keeps the others at bay with its power over the forest. Team Rocket snatches Abomasnow, but Braixen and Chespin free Abomasnow from its net.
Ash, Ash's friends, and their Pokémon help find some Berries for the hungry Noibat to eat. Jessica is a Charisma Trimmer in training. Goomy saves Pikachu and Fletchinder with a Bide attack, giving Pikachu enough time to break out of confusion and beat Team Rocket. However, Victreebel releases Sleep Powder, knocking Onix out. In his travels he is joined by two friends, Misty and Brock, and his own Pokémon, Pikachu.
Misty tells Poliwag to use Double Slap, followed by Bubble. She loses her picture, which gets burned. Nini helps Pancham improve its dance choreography for the Showcase. Meowth commands Donphan to start searching for the amberite, but it refuses. Abomasnow tries to fight back with Wood Hammer, but is stopped by Ash-Greninja's Cut, which has now manifested itself a pair of knives formed with water, similar to Water Shuriken.
Pikachu jumps and electrocutes Bergmite with Thunderbolt. Jessie and Count Pumpka both agree to have Gourgeist traded back to Jessie. Tired from digging, Team Rocket is left with no amberite. They begin to argue, but Misty breaks them up saying that the Donphan is getting away. The Japanese version features five pieces of theme music.
Regardless, Greninja fires Water Shuriken, but the attack gets frozen by Mega Abomasnow's Ice Punch. Pikachu instead retaliates with , which scores a direct hit. After Ash defeats Team Rocket, he invites Noibat to come with him and catches it. Ash's Hawlucha teams up with its Dark Hawlucha costar to beat them. Bonnie and Tyrunt try escaping from Team Rocket, but get cornered.
They see Blaziken defeated Team Rocket, as it is protecting the Lucarionite. After Tyruntum beats Team Rocket, its original owners take it back to the laboratory. Impressed and backed into a corner, Wulfric reveals a embedded in his locket, and Mega Evolves his Abomasnow. As they fall through the forest below, they get entangled in vines, followed by a giant boulder crashing down on them. . A Gastly, Haunter and Gengar then scare Ash and his friends as a playful way of showing hospitality.
Mega Garchomp, Pikachu and Blaziken Mask's Blaziken stop Team Rocket from getting away with Professor Sycamore's Key Stone. Pikachu starts sliding on the ice, so Avalugg uses Gyro Ball to attack Pikachu. The Clembots are forced to rest after Team Rocket fails to kidnap them. The heroes agree and make poses. Before the tag team match, they have to save Tierno, Shauna, and Trevor's Pokémon from Team Rocket's evil clutches.