The Sunglasses Krokorok has returned once again to challenge Ash to a battle bent on defeating his rival, Pikachu. During which Pikachu is knocked for a loop and is seen rolling into the next town. Pikachu is then found by a little boy who apparently had no confidence in himself. Ash and co. run into Krokorok again and find Pikachu with the little boy. He explains that his friends make fun of him for not knowing how to battle. How can Ash help out this young man solve his problem, and will Ash get a new Pokémon in the process?