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Ash Ketchum

Ash in the main character in the Pokemon TV series.  Ash is 10 years old.  Ash is wild and energetic.  His goal is to become the world's greatest Pokémon trainer and earn the title of "Pokémon Master".

Ash is given Pikachu in the first TV show by Professor Oak.  The television series follows Ash around in his quest to become the greatest Pokemon Trainer.

Ash sometimes isn't the brightest kid you'll ever meet, but he learns from his mistakes, and never lets life get him down.

Pikachu and Ash are best buddies.


Ash's pokemon

Caterpie - Metapod - Butterfree (released)
Pidgeotto - Pidgeot (released)
Charmander - Charmeleon - Charizard (released)
Squirtle (released)
Krabby - Kingler
Raticate (traded for Butterfree then traded back)
Primeape (released)
Haunter (released)
Tauros (30x)
Lapras (released)
Chikorita - Bayleef
Noctowl (shiny)
Beedrill (released)
Seaking (released)


  • Pikachu- received in Episode 1
  • Caterpie- caught in Episode 3
  • Metapod- evolved from Caterpie in Episode 3
  • Butterfree- evolved from Metapod in Episode 4. Released in Episode 21.
  • Pidgeotto- caught in Episode 3
  • Pidgeot- evolved from Pidgeotto in Episode 81.
  • Released in Episode 81.
  • Bulbasaur- caught in Episode 10.
  • Charmander- caught in Episode 11.
  • Charmeleon- evolved from Charmander in Episode 43.
  • Charizard- evolved from Charmeleon in Episode 46. Released in Episode 134.
  • Squirtle- caught in Episode 12. Released in Episode 147.
  • Krabby- caught in Episode 13.
  • Kingler- evolved from Krabby in Episode 75.
  • Raticate- traded for Butterfree in Episode 15.
  • Traded back in Episode 15.
  • Primeape- caught in Episode 25. Released in Episode 29.
  • Muk- caught in Episode 30.
  • Tauros- caught 30 of them in Episode 35.
  • Lapras- caught in Episode 84. Released in Episode 113.
  • Snorlax- caught in Episode 94.
  • Heracross- caught in Episode 119.
  • Chikorita- caught in Episode 126.
  • Bayleef- evolved from Chikorita in Episode 200.
  • Cyndaquil- caught in Episode 141.
  • Totodile- caught in Episode 151.
  • Noctowl- caught in Episode 154.
  • Beedrill- caught in Episode 161. Released in Episode 161.
  • Seaking- caught in Episode 168. Released in Episode 168.
  • Phanpy- hatched from egg in Episode 230.

~ Petey


Japanese name - Satoshi

N/A (North American) Name - Ash Ketchum

Age - 10-14   

Pokemon -(Anime) Pikachu, Bulbasaur, ash.jpg (14554 bytes) Squirtle, Charizard,  Snorlax, Kingler, Muk, LOTS of Tauros, Noctowl, Pidgeot, Chikorita, Heracross, Cyndaquil, Primeape, Butterfree, Totodile, Lapras (Magna) Pikachu, Snorlax, Squirtle, Pidgetto, Charmander, Bulbasaur, Fearow, Tauros, Oddish, Butterfree, Beedrill, Lapras

Possible Crush - Misty

Home - Pallet Town

Goal - To be a Pokemon Master

Occupation - Pokemon Trainer

Rival - Gary

Family - Mom, Dad (who knows where he is)

Voice Actress - (Japan) Matumoto Rika (last name before first!!!) (U.S.A.)  Veronica Taylor

Height - 5’ 2”

Best Friend - Pikachu, Misty

Description - His fisrt Pokemon was Pikachu. In the first episode, he meets Misty, trashes her bike (PIkachu’s thundershock), and later meets up with Brock, then Tracey. He’s stubborn, but caring as well. He forms bonds his pokemon that are so strong, he’ll do anything for them. Ash tends to be stupid, and sometimes thinks he’s the best. He has made many friends, along with an enime, the Team Rocket Organization. His rival is Gary, who used to be friends with Ash, until he changed his mind and became his rival. He is also the Chosen One, with a heart of gold. He saves the world a lot too.

Yours truely, my pkmn s/n,



Ash Ketchum Age-14
Badges- 21

Trophies- 2
Occupation- Pokemon Trainer


Pikachu Caterpie - Pidgeotto Metapod Pidgeotto Butterfree
Bulbasaur Charmander Squirtle Krabby Raticate Primeape Haunter Muk Charmeleon Tauros Charizard Kingler Lapras Snorlax HeracrossChikorita Cyndaquil Totodile Noctowl Beedrill Seaking Phanpy Tailow Treeko

Corphish Torkoal.

by lilgroudon


Ash Ketchum
            Ash Ketchum is the main character on a journey to be the worlds greatest Pokemon Master. He has met many friends and captured new Poke'mon. He is 10 yrs. old from a town called Pallet. Recently, he has finished battling in the Pokemon League and he lost his 5th battle and is battling in the Orange League where he recently has 2 out of the 4 badges for the Orange League.
Favorite Saying - "I'm Ash Ketchum from Pallet Town."
Pokemon - Pikachu, Pidgeotto, Bulbasaur, Charizard, Squirtle, Lapras, and Snorlax. (He also once had a Butterfree and a Primeape).     - Kids   


Ash is the main character of the Pokemon Cartoon. His rival is Gary Oak, who is Professer Oak's grandson. Ash, like some other people, is trying to become a pokemon master. He began his journey with a stubborn pikachu, who later becomes his best pal. He joins up with Misty, Brock, and later Tracey. Ash is followed around by Team Rocket, who tries to steal his pikachu. Ash is happy-go-lucky when he captures pokemon. Oh, and he eats, and eats, and... well he might, just might like misty. (i'm just guessing, lol)
---- Rare Blue Charmander


He's the star of the Poke'mon show. He was late on his first day as a trainer and ended up getting Pikachu. At first, Pikachu didn't like him, but after Ash saved PIkachu from the Spearows (and it saving him in return), they became best friends that go together like PB&J. Later, Misty joins the series and she follows Ash. Her main excuse is that he ruined her bike. (It was actually Pikachu who did) As time goes on, she competely forgets about that, so my main idea, (I take this rumor very seriously), that she loves Ash, although she does like to admit it. Later Brock joins up with the group. Then on Pulinsia Island, he stays with Professor Ivy and Tracy comes into the show. 

Since so many people complained that they want Brock, Brock comes back into the show, (after being dumped by Prof. Ivy), and Tracy becames Professor Oak's assistant.

Ash's main goal, like all trainers, is to become a Poke'mon master. He had good Poke'mon, Pikachu, Butterfree, Pidgeotto, Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle, Krabby, Muk, Tauros (x30), Primeape, Lapras, Snorlax, Heracross and Chikorita. Later, he lets go of Buttefree, Pidgeotto evolves and leaves, Charmander evolves into Charizard, then later leaves, Squirtle will leave soon, Krabby evolved, he let go of Primeape and Lapras. He'll get a

Cynadaquil soon.  

He's always trying to be better than his rival Gary, but in their one battle, he lost. After losing the Poke'mon league and beating the Orange league, he's going to beat the Johto league, but only has one badge at the moment. Team Rocket, Jessie, James and Meowth, are always in every show (except the first one), always to trying to steal rare Poke'mon, including Ash's Pikachu. They haven't suceeded yet. In every show, Ash, with the help of Pikachu, always finds a way to beat the them and send them blasting off. Ash can act stupid sometimes, but deep down, he's a really good trainer. He really cares deeply for his Poke'mon. The way he makes friends with his Poke'mon is fantastic. It took a while, but I've really gotten to like him and I'd love to give Misty some competition.



Ash started his Pokemon Journey when he was 10. Ash Ketchum left his hometown Pallet, to become the worlds greatest Pokemon Trainer.  Ash’s first Pokemon he got was Pikachu. He got Pikachu from Prof.Oak. He was going to get either a Charmander, Squirtle or Bulbasaur, but he was late to pick up his Pokemon, so he ended up getting Pikachu.  Pikachu and Ash weren’t alwayz the “best of friends” but now they are best buddies.

Ash meets Misty, Brock, and Tracey along his Pokemon Journey, along with Gym Leaders.

He meets Misty Waterflower first.

Misty is a water Pokemon Trainer. She meets Ash, by fishing him out of the lake ^_^. For Ash and Misty it was almost luv at first sight. Ash and Misty have deep feelings for eachother, but will never confess that. Later, Ash and Misty meet Brock. A rock Pokemon Trainer. His weakness is pretty girls.

Much later, Brock leaves, and Ash and Misty meet Tracey. Tracey is a Pokemon Watcher.

Ash Ketchum and his friends are what brings the show to life.

Ash’s Pokemon- Bulbasaur, Squirtle, Heracross, Pikachu, Centaquil, Totodile, Muk, Kingler, Tauros, Lapras and Charizard left, Butterfree and Primeape left, Snorlax, and Pidgeot.

·        Ashmisty_luv


Ash Ketchum's biography
Ash Ketchum is 13 years old. He started his Pokemon journeys at the age of 10. He has 14 badges, 8 from Kanto, 4 from the Orange Islands, and 2 from Johto. He lost to the Indigo League in Kanto, beat the Orange League, and is still earning badges from Johto. He now has Pikachu, Bulbasaur, Muk, Kingler, Tauros, Snorlax, Cyndaquil, Chikorita, Heracross, and Totodile. He released Charizard, Haunter, Pidgeot, Butterfree, Primeape, and Squirtle. He has teamed up with Misty and Brock, and is an idiot, letting 6 pokemon go,  but otherwise, he is an OK trainer. 

- Bean11bean


Ash is the main character (duh) who wants to be a Pokemon master and competes in all sorts of Pokemon Leagues. He's best friends with his Pikachu and the rest of his Pokemon, sorta has a crush on Misty (I think) and LOVES to eat. He is an adventure kinda guy. - Lauren, the Smeargle Master


Ash Ketchum is the main character in Pokemon. He travels with his friends, Misty and Brock, and once traveled with another friend, Tracey. Ash is 10 years old. He has competed in 3 Leagues, the Indigo League, the Orange League, and currently, the Johto League. In the Indigo League, he earned the Boulder Badge, Cascade Badge, Thunder Badge, Marsh Badge, Rainbow Badge, Soul Badge, Volcano Badge and Earth Badge. In the Orange League, he earned the Coral-Eye Badge, Sea Ruby Badge, Spikeshell Badge, and the Jade Star Badge. In the Johto League, he currently has the Zephyr Badge and the Hive Badge. His favorite Pokemon is Pikachu. He currently has Pikachu, Bulbasaur, Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Noctowl, Kingler, Muk, Tauros and Snorlax. He used to have Butterfree, Primeape, Pidgeot, Lapras, Charizard and Squirtle. He started out slowly as a Pokemon trainer, but now he’s catching up! I think he’s going to have a good time in the Johto League! - Petey


Ash is an eleven year old PokčMon trainer from Pallet Town in Kanto. After recieveing his loyal Pikachu from Professor Oak, Ash has set out to become the World’s Greatest PokčMon Trainer. After losing in the Indigo/Kanto Pokčmon League Annual meet, he sets off to fight in the Orange League while on a quest from Professor Oak. He eventually wins the Orange Islands PokčMon League and gets inducted into their Hall of Fame. After returning home and facing his Rival, Gary Oak, he sets off to explore the new and Mysterious Johto League, destined to reign as the Greatest PokčMon trainer of All Time.  (Note: After the Johto league events, Ash retires as a hermit 3 years later in Mt. Silver. Why is not known right now.)

PokčMon: Pikachu, Bulbasaur, Charizard, Squirtle, Chikorita, Heracross, Snorlax, Muk, Butterfree, Pidgeot, Tauros (plenty of them!), and Lapras.

Crushes: None



05-10-2001  Note - These bios include spoilers of upcoming (season 4) episodes
Ash Ketchum
The main character of the series, Ash is an enthusiastic (and sometimes over-excited) Pokemon Trainer hoping to one day become a Pokemon Master. Unlike many trainers however, Ash must be special as he has so far had encounters with four extremely rare Pokemon:

- in the first ever episode, Ash and Pikachu see a Ho-Oh fly overhead. To this day they do not know what it is, though Ho-Oh is referred to again when Ash meets Morty

- during the three movies, Ash has met Mew, Lugia and Entei, all legendary Pokemon. He is also set to encounter Celebi

- on the day Ash began his Johto Journey he, along with Misty and Brock, encountered Suicune for the first time.

Many people believe that Ash may be the son of Team Rocket leader Giovanni, and that he has a crush on Misty. While there is substantial evidence to back up this second claim, the first has no real proof to back it up. 

Over the years, Ash has obtained (and released many Pokemon):

- Pikachu
- Caterpie > Metapod > Butterfree (released to breed with a female Butterfree)
- Pidgeotto > Pidgeot (left at Pallet Town to protect a flock of Pidgey)
- Bulbasaur
- Squirtle (returned to the Squirtle Squad)
- Charmander > Charmeleon > Charizard (left at the Charific Valley)
- Krabby > Kingler
- Primeape (left with a boxer)
- Muk
- Tauros (many)
- Lapras (returned to its herd)
- Snorlax
- Heracross
- Chikorita > Bayleef (evolves in Season 4)
- Cyndaquil
- Totodile > Croconaw (supposedly evolves in Season 4)
- Noctowl (Shiny)

- BGriff2Wim


Ash Ketchum  
Age: 10-11
Height: 5,2

Pokémon: Pikachu, Cyndaquil, Shiny Noctowl, Totodile, Bayleef, and Bulbasaur. His Kingler, Muk, Snorlax, 27 Tauros, and Heracross are at Professor Oak’s. He gave his Beedrill to Casey At one time he had a Primeape, Butterfree, Pidgeot, Charizard, Squirtle, and Lapras.

Ash is a very stubborn person, but his pokémon are happy with him. His theory of pokémon is that they should be friends with their trainer. He entered the pokémon league for the first time, but in round 5 he lost to his best friend Richie, but he still made the top 16 trainers for it. Later on his journey to get the GS ball for professor Oak, his traveling buddy Brock left for prof. Ivy. Then he met Tracey Sketchit, who then traveled with Ash and Misty.Ash entered the Orange island league and to prove that he is a skilled trainer he won the league. Then Tracey stayed with prof. Oak and Brock came back.

Then Ash found out about the Johto league by his rival, Gary. Gary is a very skilled trainer, but gets too cocky a lot. - ogunmm


Ash Ketchum is the star of the show with his first Poke’mon, Pikachu. They are a pair that is to be never split apart. At first, Pikachu didn’t like him. After an encounter with a flock of Spearow, they have been very close. They are then joined by Misty, who i s constantly complaining that he ruined her bike. Later on, she forgets. I’m really thinking that she loves him.  (Yuck!) Brock later joins up with the group. It is kind of lucky that he has them around because sometimes he doesn’t do the brightest things, but what do you except from a beginner. After picking up the GS ball, Brock stays behind. They meet Tracy, who stays with them throughout his trip to the Orange league. Later Tracy stays at Professor Oak’s and Brock returns. (No one will ever know what happened with him and Professor Ivy.) Right now, Ash is in the Johto leauge and I really hope that he wins. 

He had Pikachu, Butterfree, Pidgeotto, Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Squirtle to begin with. He catches a Krabby that he only uses in two battles and it evolves. He releases Butterfree. He catches Primeape, uses it in one battle and releases it. He catches Muk that wins him the 4th round in the Poke’mon league. He has about 30 Tauros and only used one for a battle or two. Pidgeotto evolves and is releases. (Please come back with Pidgeot soon, Ash.) He has a Lapras temporary and is soon releases. He still has Snorlax, but I think it’ll be released soon. Charmander evolves into Charizard, and it takes forever for him to get it to obey. He finally does and soon, he releases it. (Big mistake) Squirtle returns to the Squirtle Squad. He catches Heracross, Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile and Noctowl. (There’s a rumor that Heracross might be released.)

I’m rather sick of him always releases his Poke’mon, but it’s just to make room for new ones. Right now, he has two Johto league badges. He often helps other trainers and is still behind his rival, Gary. (I hate that Gary!) - Jackie B. 


A guy named Peter sent me this list of Ash's Pokemon in 2000, it probably needs an update.  If you want to update it ... copy it ... update it ... and send it back to cartoons@pojo.com

A complete list of Ash's Pokemon
Pikachu- received in Episode 1
Caterpie- caught in Episode 3
Pidgeotto- caught in Episode 3
Metapod- evolved from Caterpie in Episode 3
Butterfree- evolved from Metapod in Episode 4. Released in Episode 20
Bulbasaur- recieved in Episode 10
Charamander- adopted in Episode 11
Squritle- adopted in Episode 12. Given away in  JP Episode 147
Krabby- caught in Episode 13
Raticate- traded for Butterfree in Episode 15. Traded back for Butterfree in Episode 15
Haunter- adopted in Episode 22. Given away in Episode 23
Primeape- caught in Episode 24. Given away in Episode 28
Muk- caught in Episode 29
Tauros- 30 caught in JP Episode 35
Charmeleon- Evolved from Charamander in Episode 40
Charizard- evolved from Charmeleon in Episode 43. Left behind in Episode 134.
Kingler- evolved from Krabby in Episode 72
Pidgeot- evolved from Pidgeotto in Episode 78. Left behind in Episode 78
Lapras- Adopted in Episode 81. Given away in Episode 110
Snorlax- caught in Episode 90
There are more to come and go.

Total: 49 Pokemon Ash has had and has (Note: There are 30 Tauros)


Ash Ketchum (his name's "Satoshi" in japanese) started his Pokemon Journey, when he was 10 years old. He left his hometown, Pallet, to become the worlds greatest Pokemon Trainer.

First of all, Ash is late to get his Pokemon (Charmander, Squirtle, or a Bulbasaur), and ends up getting the last Pokemon - a Pikachu! Professor Oak, the famous reasercher, and giver of the first Pokemon every trainer gets, warns Ash that this Pikachu is .... well ... unique.Ash doesn't care though, he just wants a Pokemon!

Ash gladly excepts Pikachu, and they start their journey together. They have many ups and downs, and aren't best buds from the start, but as their journeys progress, they become the best of friends.

Ash first meets Misty Waterflower. The Cerulean City Gym Leader. Misty and Ash meet, when Misty is fishing. She soon catches Ash on her line! Ash had dove in the water to protect his Pikachu from some scary, wild, Pokemon.

They meet, and Misty tells Ash (and his hurt pokemon) Pikachu, to go to the nearest Pokemon Centre. Ash nodds, and makes his getaway on Misty's bike!

Misty's bike ends up getting crashed. Ash and Pikachu had broken it, when the wild Pokemon came back. Pikachu had used a thundershock, and hit almost everything in sight - including Misty's bike!

Ash and Misty, afterwards, have many adventures, with nwe friends such as "Brock Slate," and "Tracey Sketchit." Not to mention, gym leaders, and people they help in the odd episodes (ex. Duplica, Giselle, Bill, etc.).

Ash and Misty, by the way, kiss and confess when Ash gets his 6th Johto Badge!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thanks for listenin',

*~Kawaii*AAML Believer~*
da biggest aaml fan

Ash's Pokemon

8.17.01  Pikachu- received in Episode 1
Caterpie- caught in Episode 3
Pidgeotto- caught in Episode 3
Metapod- evolved from Caterpie in Episode 3
Butterfree- evolved from Metapod in Episode 4. Released in Episode 20
Bulbasaur- received in Episode 10
Charamander- adopted in Episode 11
Squritle- adopted in Episode 12. Given away in JP Episode 144
Krabby- caught in Episode 13
Raticate- traded for Butterfree in Episode 15. Traded back for Butterfree in
Episode 15
Haunter- adopted in Episode 22. Given away in Episode 23
Primeape- caught in Episode 24. Given away in Episode 28
Muk- caught in Episode 29
Tauros- 30 caught in JP Episode 35
Charmeleon- Evolved from Charamander in Episode 40
Charizard- evolved from Charmeleon in Episode 43. Left behind in Episode 134.
Kingler- evolved from Krabby in Episode 72
Pidgeot- evolved from Pidgeotto in Episode 78. Left behind in Episode 78
Lapras- Adopted in Episode 81. Released in Episode 110
Snorlax- caught in Episode 90
Heracross- caught in episode 116
Chikorita- caught in episode 123
Cyndaquil- caught in episode 138
Tododile- won in episode 148
Noctowl- caught in episode 151 (shiny)
Croconaw- supposedly evolved from Tododile in the fourth season
There are still more to come and go.
Total: 55 pokemon that Ash has and had (Note that there are 30 Tauros)

- Firegodess49


10.06.06  Ash Is A 10-Year Old Boy Who Grew Up In Pallet Town. He's Currently Traveling In The Shinou Region With His Pokemon Pikachu And His Friends Hikari And Brock. He Use To Travel With May And Max In The Hoenn Region And The Battle Frontier In Kanto. He Used To Travel With Todd (A.K.A. Snap) In Kanto And Johto. He Used To Travel With Tracey In The Orange Islands. He Used To Travel With Misty In Kanto, Johto, And The Battle Frontier In Kanto.
Pokemon He Has On His Team;
He Has These Pokemon At Prof. Oak's Lab;
Noctowl (Shiny)
Tauros (30x)
Pokemon He Has In Training;
Pokemon He Released;
Mankey-Primeape  (Note;He Didn't Catch Mankey, But He Caught Primeape After It Evolved From Mankey)
Pokemon He Temporarily Owned;

- Jonah Berlyne


 What's a Pokemon?

Who's Ash?

Who's Misty?

Who's Brock?

Who's Tracy?

Who's Professor Oak?

Who's Team Rocket?

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