Ash's Treecko was first seen sitting on the withering old giant tree. It tossed a twig at Pikachu when it got close and then challenged Pikachu
to a battle. The two battle for a bit until the older Treecko confronted Ash's Treecko
and told it was time to move on to another tree. Ash's Treecko
was born in the giant tree and it protected it as it grew up. As a sort of repayment to the tree, Ash's Treecko
had been protecting the giant withered tree. Ash Ketchum
realized after the battle with Pikachu
and seeing it with the other Treecko, that this Treecko was strong and committed and he decided that he wanted to get it. Ash's Treecko
is also known for its incredible speed as many people have noted that.
would make the long journey back and forth to get water for the withered tree to try to make it get better. Ash Ketchum
decided to help it and started to gain its trust. After confronting Team Rocket, Treecko saved Pikachu
and the other Treecko and went back to the giant withered tree just as it began to split in half. They all tried to rescue the tree but it was too late. An acorn dropped in front of Treecko just after it split and Ash Ketchum
said that he believed that the tree was thanking it.
Pikachu vs Treecko
Realizing that its first home was now gone, Treecko challenged Ash Ketchum
to a battle. Pikachu
started off with a Thunderbolt
noted the Grass type Pokémon like Treecko are strong against Electric type moves. Ash's Treecko
tried to use its speed to its advantage against Pikachu
in the battle but it jumped into the air and Pikachu
weakened it because it couldn't discharge the electricity into the ground. Ash Ketchum
then successfully captured Treecko.