battled against Pikachu
in its very first battle as Clemont
as its trainer. He told it to just relax and it would do great. Their battle was cut short as Team Rocket interfered.
As a continuance of that battle that was interrupted, the first match up during the Gym Battle against Ash Ketchum
was Clemont's Bunnelby
. It was a tough first match but Pikachu
proved to be the stronger of the two and was able to counter its tail being caught in Clemont's Bunnelby
's ears slammed down a strong Iron Tail to defeat it.
is the evolved form of Clemont's Bunnelby
. It evolved sometime before Ash Ketchum
arrived in Lumiose City for some special friendship training.