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How would you like the climactic arc of Pokémon 2019/Journeys to go?

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What should the big climax arc of the show be, the Team Galactic/Team Flare/Lusamine/Necrozma, if you will.

I’m hoping these elements/plot points/characters are included:
  • Chairman Rose.
  • Giovanni.
  • Oleana.
  • Matori.
  • The Matori Matrix.
  • Team Rocket.
  • Jessie and James.
  • The Darkest Day.
  • Zacian, Zamazenta, and Eternatus.
  • Mew.
My plot would start of with the same base as SWSH: Chairman Rose wants to bring about the Darkest Day via the powers of Eternatus to accumulate massive amounts of energy so that Galar’s upcoming energy crisis will be resolved before it relatively even starts. The twist in events is that when Chairman Rose realizes he doesn’t have the resources or power required to do his plan, he strikes a deal with Giovanni that will allow him to use their resources. This will allow Team Rocket to infiltrate Chairman Rose’s operation and the Galar Region. Sometime prior to this Mew will have been captured by Team Rocket and have it’s powers harnessed by a machine so that they can take on the powers of Eternatus in battle and capture it. Chairman Rose and Oleana will be defeated and become reluctant allies and as a lesser of two evils when it’s revealed to the main cast that Giovanni and Team Rocket were manipulating everything behind the scenes so that Giovanni could capture Eternatus and create an army of Dynamax Pokémon. The more powerful trainers like the rest of the Master 8 could easily be preoccupied fighting of Dynamax Pokémon so it will be down to Ash and his group of heroes to deal with Giovanni and his main henchmen. Jessie and James will be encountered trying to stop them from reaching Giovanni, despite being terrified themselves. They will eventually be convinced that this was far too dangerous and Giovanni will never be able to control all of these Dynamax titans. The trip the MC and Hop go through where they obtain the Sword and Shield will happen prior and Zacian and Zamazenta will join Ash and Go before the eventual fight with Giovanni. Giovanni will fight with his normal Pokémon but when he’s put on his last legs, he will unleash Eternatus and Mew upon them. Ash manages to seemingly defeat Eternatus and Go manages to save Mew. Giovanni is defeated but like in the games, Eternatus is not beaten and becomes Eternamax Eternatus, and the final big battle is a raid battle with all the main characters. In the chaos of the huge raid battle, Jessie and James manage to sneak Giovanni away since without Giovanni, Team Rocket would probably be much different in following series, unless they do something more like HGSS.

What I really want to see is the chaos and anarchy that the Darkest Day brings. What kind of destruction can Dynamax Pokémon bring if not contained in the stadiums where the proper protections are in place? I would imagine the terrifying red sky made from Dynamax energy, civilians fighting off Team Rocket, buildings being destroyed, etc.
 
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A bit like Galar's Darkest Hour but without the blood. Anime does have characters sacrificing themselves. The Champion looked like he had died. Satoshi and Go are partnered with Zacian and Zamazenta. Hop should still be involved.

Team Rocket get scared by Eternatus and use their gatcha machine. But they get defeated.

The two wolves defeat Eternatus after a fierce fight. After the Eternatus is defeated, Leon is revealed to be alive. He and Satoshi have their final battle.
 
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As for Mew and Goh, I can see the latter rescuing the former from some villain plan and getting to know the Pokemon. After defeating the villain, I can see it going two ways.

1. Goh, after thinking about it, decides not to catch Mew.
2. Goh does catch Mew but then releases it like 5 seconds later.

Either way, he does it because he realizes Mew should be out in the wild and free. He wanted to catch to get to see it up close and personal and he already has. Basically, an "it's not the destination, it's the journey" message, especially when he would contemplate all the friends and adventures he made along the way. Yeah, it's cheesy but it would fit.
 
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As for Mew and Goh, I can see the latter rescuing the former from some villain plan and getting to know the Pokemon. After defeating the villain, I can see it going two ways.

1. Goh, after thinking about it, decides not to catch Mew.
2. Goh does catch Mew but then releases it like 5 seconds later.

Either way, he does it because he realizes Mew should be out in the wild and free. He wanted to catch to get to see it up close and personal and he already has. Basically, an "it's not the destination, it's the journey" message, especially when he would contemplate all the friends and adventures he made along the way. Yeah, it's cheesy but it would fit.
Yeah, the most likely ending for Go is “it’s the friends we made along the way!”, which is a lesson I don’t think he even needs to learn considering he feeds, bathes, brushes, and plays with all of them already.

It would be nice if he let it go to inspire other trainers to go on journeys to search for it. In the end Go is going to go from someone with only 1 friend, to around 200-300 friends.
 
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Eclipsical I love your outline and I doubt very much whether the actual climax (if there is one...) will be anywhere near as epic :p
 
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I like the idea here but I’m just a bit iffy about Team Rocket and Giovanni being seemingly everywhere and in the other teams' villain plots,
 
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I like the idea here but I’m just a bit iffy about Team Rocket and Giovanni being seemingly everywhere and in the other teams' villain plots,
True, but the fact they’re setting up the Matori Matrix still, reintroducing Giovanni’s goal of world domination and such, along with having Ash’s homebase in Kanto, makes me think that there will be some sort of Team Rocket story arc eventually.
 
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What I'd like the most for the inevitable Eternatus arc is that they give Rose decent screentime as well as tangible motivations. It would also be cool if they went with the idea that Oleana is behind it all, as long as she also fits those 2 requirements.

I'd like to see something with the Regis, maybe an old villain (J?) reappears and awakens all 6, so all major characters have to reunite and defeat them via raids.
 
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What I'd like the most for the inevitable Eternatus arc is that they give Rose decent screentime as well as tangible motivations. It would also be cool if they went with the idea that Oleana is behind it all, as long as she also fits those 2 requirements.

I'd like to see something with the Regis, maybe an old villain (J?) reappears and awakens all 6, so all major characters have to reunite and defeat them via raids.
I want to see the Isle of Armor and the Crown Tundra arcs.
Rose definitely needs screen time. I think he could be quite interesting if done correctly. He doesn’t hold any specific malicious intent, his plans are all, in his mind, for the sake of everyone living in Galar, but he believes that the death and destruction required for his plans are worth it. He definitely believes that the overall good gained from all of the energy they would gain is worth more than the people and Pokémon who would die from the rampaging Dynamax Pokémon. Even in the games, he turns himself in right after he’s defeated, and I assume he would do the same even if his plans weren’t stopped. After he is done, that’s his life goal completed, and in his mind, he’s a hero.

I originally went into the game hoping Oleana would be the main villain, assuming Rose was gonna a boring villain before the game even started, which, to be fair, is pretty much true considering the game handled him poorly. Oleana needs screen time as well, since she can also be very interesting. Getting saved by Chairman Rose from her old life and now she’s determined to stay by his side no matter what he does. I think she could have an interesting dynamic with Matori in that regard, having similar goals and motivations and work together only because their bosses are, even though they find each other repulsive.

I do think they’ll do something with the Isle of Armor and Crown Tundra. I’m guessing they’ll each get some sort of two-parter or potential arcs with Ash and Go training at the Dojo and later exploring the Crown Tundra.

The Crown Tundra is a bit harder to do since there are more legendaries to cover, though. With the IoA only having one new legendary and the CT having the Galarian Legendary Birds, the two new Regis, and Calyrex.
 
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What should the big climax arc of the show be, the Team Galactic/Team Flare/Lusamine/Necrozma, if you will.

I’m hoping these elements/plot points/characters are included:
  • Chairman Rose.
  • Giovanni.
  • Oleana.
  • Matori.
  • The Matori Matrix.
  • Team Rocket.
  • Jessie and James.
  • The Darkest Day.
  • Zacian, Zamazenta, and Eternatus.
  • Mew.
My plot would start of with the same base as SWSH: Chairman Rose wants to bring about the Darkest Day via the powers of Eternatus to accumulate massive amounts of energy so that Galar’s upcoming energy crisis will be resolved before it relatively even starts. The twist in events is that when Chairman Rose realizes he doesn’t have the resources or power required to do his plan, he strikes a deal with Giovanni that will allow him to use their resources. This will allow Team Rocket to infiltrate Chairman Rose’s operation and the Galar Region. Sometime prior to this Mew will have been captured by Team Rocket and have it’s powers harnessed by a machine so that they can take on the powers of Eternatus in battle and capture it. Chairman Rose and Oleana will be defeated and become reluctant allies and as a lesser of two evils when it’s revealed to the main cast that Giovanni and Team Rocket were manipulating everything behind the scenes so that Giovanni could capture Eternatus and create an army of Dynamax Pokémon. The more powerful trainers like the rest of the Master 8 could easily be preoccupied fighting of Dynamax Pokémon so it will be down to Ash and his group of heroes to deal with Giovanni and his main henchmen. Jessie and James will be encountered trying to stop them from reaching Giovanni, despite being terrified themselves. They will eventually be convinced that this was far too dangerous and Giovanni will never be able to control all of these Dynamax titans. The trip the MC and Hop go through where they obtain the Sword and Shield will happen prior and Zacian and Zamazenta will join Ash and Go before the eventual fight with Giovanni. Giovanni will fight with his normal Pokémon but when he’s put on his last legs, he will unleash Eternatus and Mew upon them. Ash manages to seemingly defeat Eternatus and Go manages to save Mew. Giovanni is defeated but like in the games, Eternatus is not beaten and becomes Eternamax Eternatus, and the final big battle is a raid battle with all the main characters. In the chaos of the huge raid battle, Jessie and James manage to sneak Giovanni away since without Giovanni, Team Rocket would probably be much different in following series, unless they do something more like HGSS.

What I really want to see is the chaos and anarchy that the Darkest Day brings. What kind of destruction can Dynamax Pokémon bring if not contained in the stadiums where the proper protections are in place? I would imagine the terrifying red sky made from Dynamax energy, civilians fighting off Team Rocket, buildings being destroyed, etc.
If Eternatus gets defeated, Ash will catch it.
 
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In my opinion Goh won't catch Mew, but will get its hair to make a clone he will achieve some partial success on this long term goal and postpone it while doing something else.
 
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