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Ash Ketchum
サトシ Satoshi
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Ash SS.pngAsh Ketchum
Age 15 (Pre-Timeskip)
16 (Post-Timeskip)
Gender Male
Eye color Brown
Blue (Aura)
Hair color Black
Hometown Pallet Town
Region Kanto
Alias Echo
Relatives Delia (Mother)
Giovanni (Father)
Silver (Younger Half-Brother)
Trainer class Pokémon Trainer, Champion
Generation Unknown
Games Unknown
Leader of Unknown
Badge Unknown
Elite Trainer of Unknown
Champion of Unknown
Specialty No Preference
Brain of Unknown
Symbol Unknown
Member of Aether Foundation
Rank Ultra Guardian

Ash Satoshi Ketchum is one of the main protagonists of the book.

Appearance

Character

Ash is incredibly selfless, he will often go to extraordinary lengths to earn a Pokémon's trust and respect and to better understand a Pokémon that he sees as troubled. He is also very fair-minded and trusting, a true testament to his good-natured character.

Ash has a strong sense of justice, especially when it comes to Pokémon. If a Pokémon is in trouble, he will make every effort to help them, even if he has no prior connection to them. If they are the cause of trouble, he will stop them, and then try to understand them, with almost all such occasions being a case of the Pokémon, or their Trainers or friends, having a problem which can't be resolved normally. In those cases, he will selflessly volunteer to help them. Should the problem be caused by humans, such as Team Rocket, Pokémon thieves, hunters, or poachers, Ash will resolve to do anything in his power to stop them.

Never straying from his goal, Ash has remained loyal to his friends, family, and supporters, but most of all his Pokémon. Ash became a great Trainer by learning to find and use the inner strength of each of his Pokémon by bonding with them. He also learns where their hidden abilities lie, as well as resorting to unorthodox strategies when fighting particularly challenging opponents. He is happy when his Pokémon evolve but lets them choose whether or not they want to evolve instead of forcing them.

Physically, Ash is in very good shape, especially for someone 10 years of age. He has a lot of stamina, walking miles upon miles through all kinds of environments, while journeying between towns on his journey. He also has huge endurance, as seen when he took powerful attacks from various Pokémon head-on and then recovering quite quickly. Furthermore, Ash has demonstrated himself to be a bit acrobatic. Ash has occasionally displayed great reflexes, being able to dodge attacks or catch falling objects out of the blue, and even being able to save himself, or others, in the last second during perilous situations. What's more, Ash has exhibited tremendous will power, as seen when he took attacks for long periods and keeps advancing. He is also strong, being capable of picking up heavy Pokémon such as Larvitar and Hippopotas.

Ash possesses some special abilities as he has the rare ability to use Aura. He is said to have the same Aura as Sir Aaron, a legendary hero, and is able to manipulate it in the same way. Therefore, he made a connection with Sir Aaron's Lucario.

During his journey through Alola and the one-year timeskip that followed, he matured significantly and took part in events that involved criminal organizations more seriously. He also learned how to cook from his mother and learned many things from Professor Oak such as Pokémon's abilities, typings, and how to train and care for them. Like his anime counterpart, he will get angry if someone hurts someone close to him, especially if his younger siblings, Silver and Leaf, get involved. He also got more wiser and smarter to the point he can analyze a battle to finish it rather quickly, but also maintained his unexpected battle styles. In most situations he is still quite reckless, but he also makes sure to not cause severe damage to his surroundings or to others near him. He is also known to meditate with his Pokémon in order to give them more patience and calm them down in dire situations and his meditation went to another level when he captured his Riolu that later evolved into a Lucario. He also trained his body and trained in the art of stealth in order to defeat criminal organizations. With his trained body, he can maintain his balance so he can perform moves like somersaults and flips with ease without losing his balance or making a sound.

Relationships

Family

Delia Ketchum

Giovanni Sakaki

Silver Ketchum

Friends

Gary Oak

Professor Oak

Misty Waterflower

Brock Slate

Tracey Sketchit

May Maple

Max Maple

Dawn Berlitz

Iris Ryu

Cilan Dent

Clemont Limone

Bonnie Limone

Serena Yvonne

Lana Mizu

Lillie Aether

Sophocles

Mallow

Kiawe Ignite

Chloe Cerise

Professor Cerise

Goh

History

Prior to Series

Journeys

Pokémon

As a Trainer, Ash has caught and befriended a sizable number of Pokémon throughout the book. His philosophy on training is that Pokémon are individuals and that a combination of trust, friendship, and hard work are needed to overcome adversity. Several of Ash's Pokémon were caught because they allowed him to after he befriended them. He is willing to work with any Pokémon that comes into his care. Ash has stated that he believes in quality over quantity.

Ash's battle style is generally spontaneous and fairly unorthodox (Being able to easily fight under type disadvantages), and his Pokémon often reflect these traits. He has been shown to use unusual strategies. Ash stated that his unique strategy is the one he can truly count on, instead of simply mimicking others.

Ash is very attached to his Pokémon and prefers to battle and train with them personally. Furthermore, he cares about their opinion, even giving them the option of whether they should evolve or not. However, if it is by their wish, or if he believes it is best for them, Ash will reluctantly trade or release them, and in some cases, leave them with more experienced individuals so that they could get stronger. He has done this for Primeape and Lapras. He has left them with a more experienced individual or released them respectively.

Ash currently has ownership of 76 Pokémon, including all 30 of his Tauros. Including pre-evolved forms, traded, released, and given away Pokémon (and not including the additional Tauros), in total, Ash has currently officially owned a total of 96 different Pokémon species.

On Hand

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Pikachu ↔ Gigantamax Pikachu
Ash Lucario.png
Egg → Riolu → Lucario ↔ Mega Lucario
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Meowth ↔ Gigantamax Meowth

In Rotation

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Dragonite
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Gengar ↔ Mega/Gigantamax Gengar
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Farfetch'd → Sirfetch'd
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Sobble → Drizzile → Inteleon
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Flygon
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Old Amber → Aerodactyl ↔ Mega Aerodactyl
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Gyarados ↔ Mega Gyarados
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Fossilized Drake/Fish → Dracovish
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Rookidee → Corvisquire → Corviknight ↔ Gigantamax Corviknight
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Eevee → Espeon
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Ralts → Kirlia → Gardevoir ↔ Mega Gardevoir
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Ralts → Kirlia → Gallade ↔ Mega Gallade
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Absol ↔ Mega Absol Shiny
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Grookey → Thwackey → Rillaboom
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Mewtwo
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Milotic
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Cinderace ↔ Gigantamax Cinderace
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Rhydon → Rhyperior

Traveling with

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Rotom Phone

At the Cerise Laboratory

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Caterpie → Metapod → Butterfree ↔ Gigantamax Butterfree
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Pidgeotto → Pidgeot ↔ Mega Pidgeot
Ash Bulbasaur.png
Bulbasaur
Ash Charizard.png
Charmander → Charmeleon → Charizard ↔ Mega Charizard
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Squirtle
Team Rocket Kingler.png
Krabby → Kingler ↔ Gigantamax Kingler
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Primeape
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Muk
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Tauros (×30)
Mimey.png
Mimey
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Lapras
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Snorlax
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Heracross ↔ Mega Heracross
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Chikorita → Bayleef → Meganium
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Cyndaquil → Quilava → Typhlosion
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Totodile → Croconaw → Feraligatr
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Noctowl Shiny
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Egg → Phanpy → Donphan
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Taillow → Swellow
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Treecko → Grovyle → Sceptile ↔ Mega Sceptile
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Corphish
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Torkoal
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Snorunt → Glalie ↔ Mega Glalie
Ash Staraptor.png
Starly → Staravia → Staraptor
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Turtwig → Grotle → Torterra
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Chimchar → Monferno → Infernape
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Buizel
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Gligar → Gliscor
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Gible → Gabite → Garchomp ↔ Mega Garchomp
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Pidove → Tranquill → Unfezant
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Oshawott → Dewott
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Tepig → Pignite → Emboar
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Snivy → Servine
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Egg → Scraggy
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Sewaddle → Swadloon → Leavanny
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Palpitoad
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Roggenrola → Boldore → Gigalith
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Krokorok → Krookodile
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Fletchling → Fletchinder → Talonflame
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Hawlucha
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Egg → Noibat → Noivern
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Fearow
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Egg → Larvitar → Pupitar → Tyranitar ↔ Mega Tyranitar

With Kukui and Burnet

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Rowlet
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Rockruff → Lycanroc
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Litten → Torracat → Incineroar
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Meltan → Melmetal

In Training

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Kubfu

Released

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Froakie → Frogadier → Greninja ↔ Ash-Greninja
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Goomy → Sliggoo → Goodra
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Poipole → Naganadel

Traded Away

‎Gentleman's Raticate
Raticate
Raticate was a Pokémon Ash temporarily had ownership of before trading it back to its original trainer.
Debut Battle Aboard the St. Anne
Ash's Aipom
Aipom
Main article: Dawn's Ambipom (Spirit)

Aipom met Ash on a mountain where she worshiped a Giant Slaking and where she stole Ash's hat. Near to the finals of the Grand Festival, Ash decided to battle Aipom and finally caught her. Aipom has shown a great drift for Contests and was soon traded to Dawn for her Contests, and a few episodes later Aipom evolved into Ambipom.

Debut Slaking Kong!
Ash's Tauros
Tauros (x5)
Ash returned to the Kanto Safari Zone to try his luck on some new Pokémon he could catch, however Tauros kept getting in his way once again making him stop at 5 before leaving. He set up a Wonder Trade System for these specific Tauros due to not wanting to trade any of the 30 Tauros at his lab because of the bond he has with them and the bond they have with each other. During a trading festival, Ash traded one of the 5 Tauros for a Rhydon.
Debut TBA

Given Away

‎Casey's Beedrill
Beedrill
Beedrill was a Pokémon Ash caught in the Bug-Catching Contest and later chose to give Beedrill to Casey because of her love for yellow and black-striped Pokémon.

Beedrill's only known move is Twineedle.

Debut The Bug Stops Here

Traveled with

Ash's Haunter
Haunter
Ash befriended this Haunter when he visited the Pokémon Tower and returned to Saffron City with him. Haunter disappeared when Ash challenged Sabrina again. When Sabrina's Kadabra was about to defeat Pikachu again, Haunter appeared and made Sabrina laugh, which unlocked her heart, making her return to her old self. Ash was given the Marsh Badge and he left Haunter with Sabrina to keep her under control.
Debut The Tower of Terror
Ash's Rotom Pokédex
Rotom Pokédex
Main article: Rotom Pokédex (Spirit)

TBA

Debut Loading the Dex!
Ash's Nebby
Nebby
Main article: Nebby (Spirit)

TBA

Debut A Dream Encounter!

Only When Needed

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Moltres
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Suicune
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Zapdos
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Articuno
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Lugia
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Eternatus ↔ Eternamax Eternatus

Possible Future Captures

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Electivire
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Metagross ↔ Mega Metagross Shiny
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Dusclops
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Regice
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Registeel
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Regirock
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Regieleki
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Regidrago
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Regigigas

Items

Poké Balls


Achievements

Kanto Badges

Ash's Kanto Badges

  • Boulder Badge
  • Cascade Badge
  • Thunder Badge
  • Rainbow Badge
  • Marsh Badge
  • Soul Badge
  • Volcano Badge
  • Earth Badge

Orange Archipelago Badges

Ash's Orange Archipelago Badges

  • Coral-Eye Badge
  • Sea Ruby Badge
  • Spike Shell Badge
  • Jade Star Badge

Johto Badges

Ash's Johto Badges

  • Zephyr Badge
  • Hive Badge
  • Plain Badge
  • Fog Badge
  • Storm Badge
  • Mineral Badge
  • Glacier Badge
  • Rising Badge

Hoenn Badges

Ash's Hoenn Badges

  • Stone Badge
  • Knuckle Badge
  • Dynamo Badge
  • Heat Badge
  • Balance Badge
  • Feather Badge
  • Mind Badge
  • Rain Badge

Kanto Battle Frontier Symbols

Ash's Kanto Battle Frontier Symbols

  • Knowledge Symbol
  • Guts Symbol
  • Tactics Symbol
  • Luck Symbol
  • Spirits Symbol
  • Ability Symbol
  • Brave Symbol

Sinnoh Badges

Ash's Sinnoh Badges

  • Coal Badge
  • Forest Badge
  • Cobble Badge
  • Fen Badge
  • Relic Badge
  • Mine Badge
  • Icicle Badge
  • Beacon Badge

Unova Badges

Ash's Unova Badges

  • Trio Badge
  • Basic Badge
  • Insect Badge
  • Bolt Badge
  • Quake Badge
  • Jet Badge
  • Freeze Badge
  • Toxic Badge

Kalos Badges

Ash's Kalos Badges

  • Bug Badge
  • Cliff Badge
  • Rumble Badge
  • Plant Badge
  • Voltage Badge
  • Fairy Badge
  • Psychic Badge
  • Iceberg Badge

Alola Trials

  • Verdant Cavern Trial (Received the Normalium Z)
  • Melemele Island Grand Trial (Received the Electrium Z)
  • Brooklet Hill Trial (Assisted Lana; Did not receive Z-Crystal)
  • Lush Jungle Trial (Received the Grassium Z)
  • Akala Island Grand Trial (Received the Rockium Z)
  • Thrifty Megamart Trial (Did not receive Z-Crystal)
  • Ula'ula Island Grand Trial (Received the Lycanium Z)
  • Poni Island Grand Trial (Received the Steelium Z)
  • Celebi's time-traveling Trial (Received the Firium Z)

Pokémon League Ranking

  • Indigo Plateau Conference - Top 16
  • Silver Conference - Top 8
  • Ever Grande Conference - Top 8
  • Lily of the Valley Conference - Top 4
  • Vertress Conference - Top 8
  • Lumiose Conference - Runner-Up
  • Manalo Conference - Winner

Pokémon Championship Ranking

Pokémon World Championships

Competitions

  • P1 Grand Prix - Winner
  • Extreme Pokémon Race - Winner
  • Tour de Alto Mare - N/A
  • PokéRinger
    • Crossgate Town - Winner
    • Squallville - Winner
  • Pokémon Contests
    • Terracotta Town Pokémon Contest - Tie with May
    • Jubilife City Pokémon Contest - Top 8
    • Wallace Cup - Top 8
  • Rota tournament - Winner
  • Hearthome City Tag Battle Competition - Winner with Paul
  • Twinleaf Festival Battle Tournament - Winner
  • Clubsplosion - Top 4
  • Pokémon World Tournament Junior Cup - Runner-Up
  • Grand Harvest Festival Pokémon Sumo Tournament - Winner
  • Kantonian Gym - Winner
  • Battle Frontier flute cup Tournament - Winner
  • World Coronation Series Battle Festival - Winner

Medals

  • Honor of Kalos

Abilities

  • Aura: A form of spiritual energy that is described as the essence of every living creature.
    • Aura Vision: Acts as a second source of sight when their normal eyes are closed or they are blinded.
    • Aura transmission: Ash can transmit signals to those who are sensitive to aura, including thoughts and memories.
    • Projection: Ash manipulates his aura to conjure up barriers to protect those around him or for self-defense.
    • Spiritual Sensory: Using this power allows Ash to pick up on the thoughts and emotions of any individual and anticipate their actions. He can also use this as a means of locating lost individuals or those in hiding.
    • Healing: Using this power allows Ash to heal themselves with his injuries by chanting out a healing phrase/chant.
  • Movement
    • Stealth: Ash is capable of disappearing and reappearing without anyone noticing and can stick to the shadows when spying on someone without being spotted. His footsteps also make no sound.
    • Martial Arts: Ash is able to fight in hand-to-hand combat by using his knowledge in martial arts. The martial arts Ash has mastered is Judo.
  • Athletics
    • Speed: Ash has proved to have the ability to run faster than an average human can.
    • Strength: Ash's physical strength is considerably higher than an average human shown that he can lift a boulder and a heavy log with ease.
    • Endurance: Ash has a higher endurance than an average human and has proven so as he is capable of taking multiple Pokémon attacks without flinching such as Rock Throw or Flamethrower.

Gallery

Trivia

  • Ash has never officially caught a female-only Pokémon.
  • Ash has caught at least one of the starter Pokémon in every region.
    • He has also caught at least one Pokémon belonging to all eighteen types (this includes Pokémon he owns or has owned that have been retroactively made Fairy-type).
  • Ash shares at least one Pokémon of the same evolutionary family with one of his rivals in each series.


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