Ash meets Paul again and they decide to have a battle, Ash's Turtwig begins to listen to Ash, Paul's Chimchar is revealed to know Dig, Paul catches a Stantler but subsequently releases it, Paul catches a Ursaring, Ash suffers his first defeat at the hands of Paul.
While en route to Jubilife City, Ash and co. encounter Paul again. He declares a Battle with Ash to see if Ash has gotten stronger since their last battle. Will this battle end differently for Ash, or will Paul have the advantage the second time around?
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