Electivire is a strong Electric-type that resembles a yeti or Sasquatch and has two long black tails with red tips that look like LED light bulbs. It hangs around power plants to feed and gain more power.
Electivire's special ability Motor Drive renders the foe's Electricattacks useless and just powers up the speed of Electivire, making it a formidable foe.
Gary has an Electivire, and used it to battle with Ash's Pikachu. This new Pokémon inspired Ash to go to the Sinnoh region when Gary told him that he caught it in Sinnoh. Electivire wasn't officially released yet and was seen in this episode. The episode was the finale to Pokémon: Battle Frontier, this episode also released the official English name for Electivire.
In the '"Diamond and Pearl series it was later followed by Paul's Electivire after evolving as an Electabuzz and it was used during the Sinnoh League against his rival, Ash's Infernape.