Averted at the start of the XY series, where his appearance on live television calming down the Garchomp that escaped from Professor Sycamore's lab is watched by Serena, who recognizes him as the childhood friend she has known in years gone.
Scissors Cuts Rock : He's able to harm Ground-type Pokémon with electric attacks due to sheer training.
Red's Pikachu was almost certainly a Mythology Gag to him as well.
Discard and Draw : He forgot how to use Volt Tackle when he learned Electro Ball, and Electro Ball when he learned Electroweb.Attractive Bent-Gender : Ash is somehow convinced by May to dress up as a girl during one Hoenn episode, and does it so well, Brock forgets what's going on!Clueless Chick Magnet : Despite having attracted a fair number of girls note including at least two of his long-term companions and several Pokémon, he remains completely Oblivious to Love.To Be A Pokémon Master.Tidligere har det ikke vært begrensinger på dette.Real Men Wear Pink : Pikachu is perfectly comfortable wearing things an American audience might consider "girly".Despite having pretty impressive stats when it comes to accomplishments, it's very rare for other characters to actually acknowledge this.While he's more hyperactive and comical personality wise, he retains a lot of his competence and knowledge from the previous regions and even shows a similar degree of insight as his more serious XY incarnation.To Be a Master : A Pokémon master!The Worf Effect : Ash has a tendency to get hit with this in the beginning and end of each of the regional sagas, most infamously against Unovas Trip.Its rather difficult to figure out when fracturing fairy tales started.If you try to screw him or those close to him, however, he will sic his Pokémon at you to do their worst.Folk tales have changed and morphed as they traveled around the world creating cultural versions.Since then, they kept the two separate pieces for themselves.Deconstructed in Kalos, where very few sell his abilities short.Running on All Fours : Like many real rodents, he regularly stands on two legs but runs on all fours.
It's also implied Ash has struggles with the idea he may not be the right trainer to bring out Greninja's true potential, which is a new for Ash as no matter what has happened previously, he never questioned his bonds with his Pokémon before.
"A Seasoned Search" was probably his most brutal, he ordered Pikachu to unleash Thunderbolt on them as they were crawling away in agony.
The Cascade Badge because Ash saved the gym from Team Rocket.
The other Team Rocket Pokémon usually have similar relationships.
Easily Forgiven : Has given Team Rocket who-knows-how-many second chances, sometimes crossing outright into trying to be their friend, despite them always ultimately stabbing him the back to try and steal his beloved Pikachu (and often all his and his friends' other Pokémon).
Had he used ANY of his other Pokémon as his 6th, he would have fared much better, even with Bulbasaur.Nowadays, he's pretty much The Hero of the Pokémon cast, being altruistic and incredibly loyal, and often something of a Straight Man to the other Pokémon.Heroic BSoD : Several throughout the series, the most notable was when he lost to Ritchie in the Indigo League.This also crosses over with Hanging Our Clothes to Dry.Not to mention they all look up to him.When Gary insulted the low number of Pokémon Ash had caught in "Showdown at the Poké-Corral Ash retorted that his stronger bond with each of them individually is more important.Chaste Hero : Always, with the strange, early exception of Giselle.Maybe all the battling and traveling caused him to lose weight?Misty : "Bugs are one of the three most disgusting things in the world!" Ash : "Aside from you, what are the others?" * Worth noting that this was before the two of them started frequently arguing.A funny example is his talent for mimicking other Pokémon whenever he needs to communicate something about them.Speaking of Misty, he gained a rather critical travelling companion who barely had any respect for him at the beginning, with another somewhat more supportive travel mate (Brock) only making things slightly better, both only being supportive around half the time.