The episode starts off with Ash and his friends setting up for dinner and Meowth volunteers to look for firewood. Unbeknownst to them, a Dream Thief by the name of Leon is spying on them from a distance. He then sends out his Beheeyem to deceive them so that they may steal their Pokémon. While searching for firewood, Meowth meets Beheeyem who has plenty of firewood. Meowth brings it back with him and tells the gang that Beheeyeem is willing to give them anything they want.