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Rocking the Virbank Gym! (Part 1) (激闘タチワキジム!VSホミカ!! (前編))
BW085
General Other Information
Season: Pokémon: BW Rival Destinies Char. of the Day: None
Episode №: #740 Main: Ash, Iris, Cilan
Aired: JapanFlag Jun-14-2012 Recurring: Jessie, James, Dr. Zager, Nurse Joy
UnitedStatesFlag Oct-13-2012
Opening Theme: Rival Destinies Minor: Roxie, Roo, Cook, Boy, Referee, Kenso, Audience
Badge(s): Triobadge Basicbadge Insectbadge Boltbadge Quakebadge Jetbadge Freezebadge Setting: Virbank City, Virbank City Gym
Pokémon: Ash's Pikachu, Iris' Axew, Ash's Boldore, Team Rocket's Meowth, Ash's Leavanny, Ash's Unfezant, Nurse Joy's Audino, Roxie's Koffing, Roxie's Garbodor, Roxie's Scolipede, Meloetta, Foongus, Blitzle, Patrat (x2), Pidove (x2), Swanna, Lillipup, Sandile, Deerling

Pokémon belonging to other trainers:
Mienfoo, Watchog, Gothitelle

Major event(s)
Ash and co. meet Roxie, Virbank City's Gym Leader.
Pokémon: BW Rival Destinies

Episode Plot

Since the Gym in Opelucid City was closed, Ash had to use the Virbank City Gym as a substitute and here he meets the ultra-punky Roxie who has a Koffing (from Ash's home region in Kanto while they perform a rock concert). And introducing her band, "Koffing and the Toxics." He find out soon enough that the Virbank Gym doubles as a live venue. With a loud Thunderbolt from Pikachu to rock their socks off! Ash challenges the young Poison-type Gym Leader to a Poisonous Gym Battle in which she accepts with one condition: Ash will battle with a full team of six Pokémon while she uses only three Poison-type Pokémon. What Poison-type Pokémon strategy will this next generation Pretty Poison have up her sleeve? The Virbank Gym 6 on 3 battle begins now!

Debuts

Humans

  • Roxie
  • Roo
  • Cook

Trivia

  • Roxie is the first Gym Leader who made her anime debut prior to the game she was in, Pokémon Black 2 and White 2.
  • There was a moment similar to IL014: Electric Shock Showdown where trainers were being beaten one after another by Roxie.
  • The effect of poison has the same visual as the effect of paralysis in the anime, only purple.
  • Who's that Pokémon?: Koffing (US).
  • This is the second time Koffing was featured in "Who's that Pokémon?" in the English version. The first time was way back in IL002: Pokémon Emergency!
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