Ash and co. walk through a leafless forest and wonders what could've happened. They then notice a Heracross on the only living tree and meet a man named Woodruff. He then explains that the forest is out of whack because of a Pinsir. What could cause a Pinsir to hoard all the sap for itself?
The air date between the Japanese and English versions of this episode were exactly one year apart.
The "Who's that Pokémon?" in this episode is Donphan.