Skyler's Fearow was Skyler's strongest Pokémon and helped to pull his Fearow Balloon. It first appeared training with its owner for the Pokémon Balloon Race and scared Ash and his friends, with them thinking Skyler and Fearow were Team Rocket. Skyler introduced himself and Fearow helped with Ash's Noctowl to pull the balloons. The day of the race came during the race, Team Rocket sabotaged the balloons. Suddenly, a huge storm whipped up. Skyler and Ash and his friends were able to get out, but Team Rocket caused more havoc. Fearow helped to send Team Rocket blasting off and came joint first with Ash and his friends.