(Japanese: ジョウトのしまフェスタ!バクフーン とベイリーフ 登場! Joto Island Festa! Enter Bakphoon and Bayleaf!!) Is the 23rd episode of the Battle Showdown Series.


Major EventsEdit

  • Ash and Friends meet Ayya and Erick, two Pokemon Trainers from Johto.
  • Ash, Dawn, and Sapphire enters the Johto Island Festival Tournament.
  • Sapphire has a battle with Ayya during the Johto Island Festival Tournament and wins an egg.
  • Ayya and Erick Joins the group.


PoKemon DebutsEdit



  • Crystal
  • Jessie
  • James
  • Ayya
  • Erick
  • Erick's mother
  • Blue (on T.V.)


  • Pikachu (Ash's)
  • Meowth (Team Rocket's)
  • Piplup (Dawn's)
  • Riolu (Sapphire's)
  • Staraptor (Ash's)
  • Togekiss (Dawn's)
  • Buneary (Dawn's)
  • Beautifly (Sapphire's)
  • Swampert (Sapphire's)
  • Yanmega (Jessie's)
  • Carnivine (Jame's)
  • Marill (Ayya's)
  • Typhlosion (Ayya's)
  • Bayleef (Erick's)
  • Ampharos (Amphy; on T.V.)
  • Charizard (Blue; on T.V.)
  • Teddiursa (multiple)
  • Wooper
  • Yanma
  • Hothoot
  • Noctowl
  • Entei (Fantasy)
  • Suicune (Fantasy)
  • Latios (Fantasy)


  • This is the first episode of the five part of 'Ayya and Erick arc'.
  • Ayya's Johto Island Introduction shows Blue in Generation IV outfit.
  • The Episode shows many key Items introduced in HeartGold & SoulSilver Game.
  • Much like Marilyn and Lyra called Dawn Hikarin, Ayya also calls Dawn this.
    • Ayya calls Dawn "Dany" in the dub, unlike Marilyn and Lyra calls Dawn "Dawny" and "Dane"
  • This is the first episode that Sapphire being called Ririn instead of Rin Rin.
  • The Move Water Gun and Hydro Canon receives a new digital effect.
  • In this episode, Team Rocket use a Variation Motto.
  • The Three Pokemon that Team Rocket said could be the egg that hatched is a star in the third,fourth, and fith movie.


  • When Ayya said to her Tphlosion using Flame Wheel, Tphlosion flame is blue instead of red.

Current EpisodeEdit

  • Previous Episode: BS022
  • Next Episode: BS024
  • Opening Theme: The Greatest Everyday 201 version
  • Ending Theme: Get Fired Up! Spiky-eared Pichu