Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai

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Ash may think he's seen everything when it comes to Pokémon, but is he ready to face the mysterious Darkrai in his latest awesome adventure?While on their way to a Pokémon Contest, our adventurers pass through Alamos Town, home of the Time-Space Tower. With the beautiful Alice, Ash and his friends discover that something is causing terrible nightmares for Pokémon and people alike! Baron Alberto, a dashing but arrogant fellow, immediately blames this turn of events on Darkrai.As if it just overheard the accusation, Darkrai appears and confronts our heroes!

Who is Darkrai? Is it a friend... or foe? As the sky tears above Alamos Town and Legendary Pokémon Dialga and Palkia struggle through the rips in a newly created dimension, their ensuing battle threatens to tear a hole in the time-space continuum! Will Ash and his friends survive this showdown and learn Darkrai's true nature?



A Pokémon that is called a god. It controls time. A fierce battle with Palkia unfolds between space and time.


A Pokémon that is called a god. It controls space. A fierce battle with Dialga unfolds between space and time.


Darkrai, who appears in Godey’s garden. Whether friend or foe, the true identity of this Pokémon remains a mystery.


Moves Alice’s hot air balloon with its own flame.


Baron Alberto’s faithful Partner.


Pokémon Trainer Allegra’s good partner. They encounter Ash and friends in the Alamos Town square.


Maury’s partner. It joins Baron Alberto’s troops along with Maury.


Acts as Kai’s partner. Battles with Pikachu in the square.


A boy aiming to be a Pokémon Master who embarks on his journey together with his Pikachu.

Partner Pokémon
  • Pikachu
  • Aipom
  • Staravia
  • Turtwig

A new Pokémon Trainer from Twinleaf Town. Influenced by her mother, a distinguished Pokémon Coordinator, her dream is to appear in the Pokémon Contest.

Partner Pokémon
  • Buizel
  • Buneary
  • Pachirisu
  • Piplup

The former Gym Leader of Pewter Gym from Kanto. He is knowledgeable about Pokémon and is good at cooking, too. He is on his journey to become a Pokémon Breeder.

Partner Pokémon
  • Croagunk
  • Happiny
  • Sudowoodo
Team Rocket

An evil organization led by Giovanni to conquer the world. Jessie, James and Meowth of Team Rocket seeks to capture Ash’s Pikachu.

Partner Pokémon
  • Wobbuffet

A young scientist with an aura of intelligence. His laboratory, filled with monitors and experimental equipment, is in the Space-Time Towers.

Partner Pokémon
  • Drifblim

A woman studying music in Alamos Town. The beautiful melodies she plays on her reed pipe have the power to calm the hearts of Pokémon.

Partner Pokémon
  • Chimchar
Baron Alberto

A man of power in Alamos Town. A handsome fellow with an aura of pride. He is trying to make Alice his future wife.

Partner Pokémon
  • Lickilicky

A Pokémon Trainer who used Infernape when she encountered Ash and friends at the Alamos Town square. A lively girl who loves Pokémon Battles.

Partner Pokémon
  • Infernape

A Pokémon Trainer who used Empoleon when he encountered Ash and friends. He is a brave man who, along with Allegra and Maury, joins Baron Alberto’s troops and confronts Darkrai.

Partner Pokémon
  • Empoleon

A boy trainer who uses Torterra. He battles with Ash in the town square.

Partner Pokémon
  • Torterra
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