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Ash’s Staravia Evolves into Staraptor and learns Close Combat in the Anime Pokémon: DP Galactic Battles Episode 14 or the 118th episode of the Diamond Peal Series (Episode #584 of the Pokémon anime).

Title of Episode: Pursuing a Lofty Goal!

*Note that Pokémon: DP Galactic Battles is the third season of the Pokémon Diamond Pearl Series. The episodes of each Season may have their own number or code.



Episode Summary:

Ash arrives in a small town named Squallville known for its high gusty winds and a Pokemon completion called PokéRinger. Ash decides to enter the competition and he advances to the final round with Paul and his Honchkrow as his opponent, On other hand Ash chooses Staravia.

Staravia vs Honchkrow Ash and Paul

A fierce aerial battle started between the two in which Honchkrow proved more dominant. After taking some damage from Honchkrow and loosing the ring, Staravia Evolves and turns into Staraptor. The battle intensifies after this and Staraptor learns Close Combat. Staraptor manages to place the ring on the hook and comes out the winner which made Ash winner of the competition.

Staravia on the ground

Staravia knocked to the ground

Staraptor vs Honchkrow

Staravia Evolves into Staraptor


Ash,Staraptor and Pikachu

Ash and his pokemon taking victory picture

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