We don't know that. It could just be a rental pokemon. Also, it isn't really necissary to hide spoilers in a thread marked "(SPOILERS)"BenRG said:And it looks like Charizard is coming back! Probably the second best-characterised Pokémon after Pikachu, the 'Zard is a vulnerable tough guy who doesn't recognise himself having any limits. Nonetheless, the big guy has a heart of pure sugar and will probably be glad to be working with Ash again.
Yeah, that's nice and all, but Takeshi is Brock, not Ash.BenRG said:Come on Adamant! I know that most of the Pokémon in the show are just fighting machines with no personality or even discernable individuality (especially those outside Ash's team). However, Ash still has some Pokémon with personality with him for Battle Frontier.
Okay, the animé may not be brilliant for character development. However, they at least try to give some aspect of personality to Ash's more well-used Pokémon.