| The Dusk Realm Emerges!
| First broadcast
| English themes
| Japanese themes
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- Infernape arrives in to the Unova region.
- Infernape leaves all his Pokémon, except his Shiftry at home.
- Drapion and Gallade also arrive in the Unova region for their latest mission and continue to go after Infernape.
- Infernape sees Reshiram's shadow.
- Infernape meets Professor Beheeyem.
- Infernape learns of the Unova League and decides to take part in it.
- Infernape is reunited with Zangoose and the two engage in battle, in which Zangoose emerges victorious.
- Zangoose is revealed to have an Emboar.
- Zangoose's Emboar is revealed to know Heat Crash, Flamethrower, Hammer Arm and Blast Burn.
- Drapion and Gallade meet Pansear and he decides to join Team Poison.
- For a list of all major events in the anime, please see the timeline of events.
- Professor Beheeyem
- Lady Weavile
- Pikachu (mentioned)
- Nurse Audino
- Pidove (x12, wild)
- Reshiram (sillouette)
- Shiftry (Infernape's)
- Snivy (Starter Pokémon)
- Tepig (Starter Pokémon)
- Oshawott (Starter Pokémon)
- Emboar (Zangoose's)
- Snivy (wild)
- This episode marks the first time two of Infernape's rivals appeared, but were not defeated by the end of the episode.
- This is the first episode of a Best Wishes series that a rival uses a fully evolved starter pokémon in battle.
- This is also the first episode that Zangoose appears without Scizor and Sandslash.
- At the same time, this is also the first episode that shows Team Poison, without Arbok.
- Pikachu is mentioned in this episode by Professor Beheeyem and Zangoose.