Zoey battles Fantina and loses, Ash and co. meet Fantina, the Hearthome Gym Leader, Fantina's Drifloon evolves into Drifblim, Ash battles Fantina and forefits, Zoey reveals she has won her third ribbon.
Zoey is facing a critical situation against a very tough coordinator. With her Glameow confused the battle ends quickly. Ash and co. cheer for Zoey who was defeated by the mysterious trainer who beat her. This mysterious trainer is none other than Fantina who, Like Hoenn's Juan, is a coordinator and the Hearthome Gym Leader. Ash requests that he battle her and she accepts. How vwill this battle turn out? And can it prepare Ash for his actual Gym Battle?