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Pokemon The Series Black & White Rewrite is a series of Fanfic videos written by Zanolith. The videos is a retelling of Pokemon anime's adaptation of ''Pokémon Black and White.

The fanfic contains the following tropes:

  • 11th-Hour Superpower: Ash and Pikachu channels the power of Zekrom to face off Giovanni and Volcarona.
  • Adaptation Expansion: Zekrom only make a cameo appearance in Episode 1 of the anime but here, the Legendary plays a much more significant role in Ash's journey and the Team Plasma arc.
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  • Adaptational Jerkass: Following its evolution, Oshawott, now Dewott, refuses to listen to Ash. Eventually, the former returns listening to him again.
  • Adaptational Villainy: N follows more in line with his game counterpart.
  • Adaptation Deviation:
    • Iris is no longer part of Ash's team with Hilda taking her place. Instead, Iris is one of Ash's rivals.
    • Ash captures Darumaka.
    • Team Plasma takes over the Unova League, leading up to a Final Battle.
    • Iris wins the Unova League..
  • Adapted Out:
    • Rivals such as Stephan, Cameron, Virgil and Georgia are effectively removed from this version of the story.
    • Some of Ash's Pokemon are not present in this rewrite, which includes Pignite, Boldore, Palpitoad, Leavanny and Scraggy.
  • The Cavalry: All the Unova Gym Leaders, the Elite Four and Alder appear to help Ash and the Pokemon Trainers in stopping Team Plasma.
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  • Decomposite Character: Hilbert and Hilda are two separate, individuals characters and are also siblings.
  • Enemy Mine: Ash and his friends join forces with Team Plasma in stopping Team Rocket.
  • Heroic BSoD: Ash suffers these on multiple occassions, fearing N and Team Plasma's goal in separating humans and Pokemon slowly coming to fruition. This in turn affects his ability to summon Zekrom's power.
  • Humans Are Bastards: N really feels this way which is why he is blindsided after learning that Pikachu is happy to stay with Ash.
  • Kill It with Fire: Team Rocket intends to conquer Unova by using Volcarona.


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