During a lunch break, on route to Nimbasa City, Ash and co. encounter a Roggenrola when it wrecks Cilan's carefully planned table settings much to his dismay. Ash decides to catch it and notices it has a small suction cup on its back. As it turns out Team Rocket is harnessing the power of Roggenrola's Flash Cannon to make a super laser cannon. Will their plan succeed? No. And after that, will Ash manage to get a new Pokémon with the ability called Sturdy? Yes.