Ash, Pikachu, and Misty arrive in Pewter City. Flint, a Pewter City rock/souvenir seller, shows them to the Pewter City Pokémon Center where Ash discovers the existence of the Pokémon League. He becomes determined to collect the badges to enter the League Tournament. He decides to start with Brock and the Pewter City gym. Brock and his Onyx easily defeat Ash and Pikachu. Flint comes to Ash’s assistance with a plan help make Pikachu’s electrical attacks stronger. Ash and Pikachu return to the Pewter City gym for a rematch. Will Ash win his Boulder Badge?