With the Whirl Cup now behind them, Ash and co. focus on getting to Olivine City for his much anticipated battle with Jasmine. But while trying to get off Red Rock Isle, they encounter a village full of elders and two young girls named Rita and Sue. They explain that their village is attacked by Diglett thieves. Brock comes up with a plan to stop them, but will it work?
This episode is also part 9 of the 13 part Whirl Islands arc.