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Preview JN116: Champions' Pride! Wataru VS Carne!!

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Uh... so that means Iris doesn't even get to fight Lance... what's the point of having two Dragon masters if one wants to be the best, yet neither of them fight each other?
 

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I must admit that I'm not the biggest fan of these two. But if Alain somehow wins against Leon (highly unlikely) Diantha would be the better choice.

Imagine if Lance wins then he has to battle Leon with a Mega Charizard Y lol. That would be so silly.
 

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Hmmm...Leon vs Lance again would be redundant, so Diantha winning would make sense from that perspective, and Gardevoir has a type advantage against Bird Keeper Lance's dragon part of his team.
It would also be ironic considering Diantha's poor rep in the fandom.
 

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Uh... so that means Iris doesn't even get to fight Lance... what's the point of having two Dragon masters if one wants to be the best, yet neither of them fight each other?
Why would Iris battle Lance? Iris/Cynthia has anime history to it and people wanted Ash to battle Lance anyway
 

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I just hope this episode is well written, I have no problems with the result!:bulbaLove:
 

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Why would Iris battle Lance? Iris/Cynthia has anime history to it and people wanted Ash to battle Lance anyway
Iris vs. Lance is still interesting due to Iris having met Clair during the Decolore Islands arc, as well as in Iris’s special episode. Since Clair and Lance are cousins, as well as them both being Dragon type trainers, Iris has plenty to gain from fighting Lance. Maybe Clair told Iris about Lance off-screen, and Iris may have looked forward to the chance of fighting Lance.
 

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Why would Iris battle Lance? Iris/Cynthia has anime history to it and people wanted Ash to battle Lance anyway
Because again, Iris wants to be the best dragon trainer. So WHO in the M8 is getting in her way to becoming the ultimate Dragon master? LANCE! Who should she have fought? LANCE! It goes against her whole goal to not fight him.
 

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Because again, Iris wants to be the best dragon trainer. So WHO in the M8 is getting in her way to becoming the ultimate Dragon master? LANCE! Who should she have fought? LANCE! It goes against her whole goal to not fight him.
And Cynthia has a Garchomp and they have history in BW. It makes much more sense for Iris to battle her.
 

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Summary courtesy of Dephender at Serebii

Wataru and Carne face each other in the second match of the first round! What will the outcome of this fierce fight be...?

I think Diantha wins here, since whats the point in showing Leon vs Lance yet again when they already faced off.

Which means my original prediction to have 2 males and 2 females in the Masters Eight is correct, but the one female is gonna be different (Dianthia instead of Iris).
 

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One one hand, Lance is popular and is the Kanto Champion.
On the other hand, he'd be fighting Leon again.
 
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