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Ash Ketchum (Japanese: サトシ Satoshi) is the main character of the Pokémon anime. He is also the main character of various manga based on the anime, including The Electric Tale of Pikachu, Ash & Pikachu, and Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl.
He is a Pokémon Trainer from Pallet Town whose goal is to become a Pokémon Master. He shares his Japanese name with the creator of the Pokémon franchise, Satoshi Tajiri. His English surname is a pun of the English motto, "Gotta catch 'em all!."
Powers and Stats
Tier: 9-B | High 7-A
Name: Ash Ketchum, Satoshi
Gender: Male | Varies for his Pokémon
Classification: Human, Pokémon Trainer, Orange League Champion, Alola League Champion
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Sealing (Via Pokéballs), Aura, Extensive knowledge on Pokémon, Resistance to electricity (has survived being electrocuted numerous times) and freezing (survived in a temperature so cold that his tear froze before it hit the ground), Can Dynamax his Pokémon | Varies with the Pokémon
Attack Potency: Wall level (Ran with and tossed a log much larger than himself several meters with ease. Took down steel bars with a tackle) | Large Mountain level (Defeated Gary, Paul and went toe-to-toe against Alain. Towards the end of Advanced Generation, he was able to enter in the Battle Frontier and compete against the Frontier Brains)
Speed: Superhuman (Ran so fast that his speed let him walk up walls) | At least Relativistic+ (Kept up with Gary's and Alain's teams)
Striking Strength: Wall Class (Jumped hundreds of feet in the air, climbed up a tree and then used it to impulse himself and make a big jump) | Large Mountain Class (His Snorlax one-shotted Gary's Nidoqueen with Ice Punch and his Charizard traded blows with Gary's Blastoise. Traded blows with Paul's and Alain's teams)
Stamina: Very high (Sprinted from daylight to sunset without stopping and didn't show any signs of exhaustion afterwards) | Very high for his Pokémon (On several occasions, Ash's team managed to keep fighting and even win battles despite fatigue and collateral damage)
Range: Standard melee range. | Standard melee range normally, tens of kilometers on the Pokémon and Move.
Standard Equipment: His Pokémon, and Poké Balls.
Intelligence: Varies. He is usually Above Average but in other situations, he has shown to be a gifted Trainer capable of winning Pokemon Leagues.
Weaknesses: None notable
- Picks up and throws a log without much problem.
- Doesn’t fall off from a speedboat that is going at full speed.
- Takes down steel bars with a tackle.
- Changes the direction of a truck by pulling it.
- Runs so fast he doesn’t fall off from a wall.
- Climbs a tree and jumps from it.
- Jumps hundreds of feet in the air.
- Takes an incredibly big fall.
- Takes an Aura Sphere from Riolu.
- Survives a mecha exploding and being covered in rubble.
Key: By Himself | Pokémon Team (End of a Journey)