Trip defeats Marufuji and goes on to the semi-finals. Cilan defeats Akihiro and advances to the semi-finals. Ash defeats Hirokazu and moves on to the semi-finals. Dawn's Mamoswine knows Ice Fang. Cilan's Stunfisk knows Sludge Bomb. Iris' Dragonite is knows Dragon Rush. Iris defeats Dawn and advances to the semi-finals. Trip defeats Cilan and goes on to the final round. Ash and Iris begin their battle.
The Junior Cup of the Pokémon World Championship is underway, and in the Quarter-finals, Trip has beaten Manning, Cilan has beaten Horatio and Ash just beat Geraldo. Now a real battle begins: Dawn VS Iris. Even though they just became friends, they will not go easy on each other. Which version of Misty will prevail in this bout? Dawn (The Diamond and Pearl Misty) or Iris (the Black and White Misty)? Will soon find out as the 4th match up of Round 2 begins now!
World Tournament Junior Cup Second Round Match-Ups
This episode would be the first time in the entire episode Ash use his Krokorok to show every three rivals to Trip, Burgundy, and Georgia in a battle. Other than Krokorok was not captured yet, and followed them to watch the Don Battle Tournament in Nimbasa Town secretly to watch his main rival: Pikachu battle in the finals in BW044: The Club Battle Finale: A Heroes Outcome!.
This time, Meloetta shows up and approach to Ash and co. in front of everyone's eyes including their rivals since she wants to cheer for Ash with the rest of his friends right here after being scared off.
It is revealed that after Trip beats Alder, he's going to battle Cynthia next even though he has to deal with Ash's old Sinnoh rival Paul first when he just battle her once and lost in DP040: Top-Down Training!.
This episode would be the only time to see two type disadvantage to a win in a battle. Which is: Serperior using Leer at Heatmor and finishing off with SolarBeam. And Dragonite resisting any attacks from Mamoswine, and defeats it with its newly learned Dragon Rush to hit head on.
Iris' Dragonite obeyed once and disobeys again and wins instead of Iris like in Round 1.
Trip used the same strategy again to defeat Heatmor like in Round 1 again with Serperior.
This episode brings back memories of the first Don Battle Tournament in Nimbasa Town, sponsored by The Pokemon Battle Club, hosted by Don George that Ash and co. along with their friends and rivals entered in. But now, things are going to be different in this episode in the semi-finals with Trip v.s Cilan, and Iris v.s Ash.