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Ash Ketchum (Japanese: サトシ Satoshi) is the main character of the Pokémon anime. He is also the main character of various manga based on the anime, including The Electric Tale of Pikachu, Ash & Pikachu, and Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl.

He is a Pokémon Trainer from Pallet Town whose goal is to become a Pokémon Master. He shares his Japanese name with the creator of the Pokémon franchise, Satoshi Tajiri. His English surname is a pun of the English motto, "Gotta catch 'em all!."

Powers and Stats

Tier: 9-B | At least High 6-C

Name: Ash Ketchum, Satoshi

Origin: Pokémon

Gender: Male | Varies for his Pokémon

Age: 10

Classification: Human, Pokémon Trainer

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Extensive knowledge on Pokémon | Varies with the Pokémon

Attack Potency: Wall level (Ran with and tossed a log much larger than himself several meters with ease. Took down steel bars with a tackle) | At least Large Island level+ (Defeated Gary, Paul and went toe-to-toe against Alain. Towards the end of Advanced Generation, he was able to enter in the Battle Frontier and compete against the Fronter Brains)

Speed: Superhuman (Ran so fast that his speed let him walk up walls) | At least Sub-Relativistic (Kept up with Gary and Alain teams)

Lifting Strength: Athletic Human (Lifted and carried a Larvitar, which can weigh up to 158.7lbs/72kg, with little to no effort) | At least Class G (His Snorlax was able to defeat a Machamp)

Striking Strength: Wall Class (Jumped hundreds of feet in the air, climbed up a tree and then used it to impulse himself and make a big jump) | At least Large Island Class+ (His Snorlax one-shotted Gary's Nidoqueen with Ice Punch and his Charizard traded blows with Gary's Blastoise. Traded blows with Paul's and Alain's teams)

Durability: Building level (Has survived giant explosions and lightning bolts head on. Withstood an Aura Sphere from Riolu which could bring down metal doors) | At least Large Island level+

Stamina: High. | Very high for his Pokémon (In several occasions, Ash team managed to keep fighting and even win battles despite the fatigue and collateral damage)

Range: Standard melee range. | Standard melee range normally, tens of kilometers on the Pokémon and Move.

Intelligence: Varies. He is usually Above Average but in other situations he has shown to be a Gifted Trainer.

Standard Equipment: His Pokémon, and Pokeballs.

Weaknesses: Nothing notable

Standard Equipment:


Note: Credit to Reddit for the scans.

Key: By Himself | Pokémon Team (End of a Journey)


Notable Victories:

Notable Losses:

Inconclusive Fights:

Start a Discussion Discussions about Ash Ketchum

  • Sans VS Ash Ketchum

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    • The Wright Way wrote:@Starter Pack  The way we treat Sans character here is that he is either bloodlusted he doesn't fight at all. He...
    • @Chartate101  Thank you for the vindication. Now everyone can properly debate this without having Sans immediately stomping on Ash, as it d...
  • Movie 20 Ash

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    • He says that when they first talk to him, that Pokémon await on Mount Tensei to receive power from Ho-Oh.
    • Can you link a screenshot?