Ash and friends arrive in Terracotta Town, the town where May and Max will board a ship back home to Hoenn, and where Brock will leave for Pewter City. There is a festival going on and a Pokémon Contest is being held. May and shockingly Ash decide to enter it. May and Ash win first and second place and will now face each other in the final round. During the contest break, May’s Combusken evolves into Blaziken! After sending Team Rocket flying, Ash and May face off in the final round using Sceptile and Blaziken.