Ash can beat a lot of trainers thanks to his squad, but he also has other abilities, making him a great character even without Pokémon by his side.
The Pokémon anime follows Ash Ketchum’s journey to becoming a Pokémon Master. Throughout the series, he captures countless different creatures and helps them become the best versions of himself. Ash has shown many times how talented he is at using his Pokémon, and also shows us what a great trainer he is.
Ash has not only proven his prowess in the Pokémon League, but has also shown viewers that he is also skillful in other matters of life. Ash’s lineup isn’t his only strong point, as Ash himself is a capable person, which has been described several times throughout the series.
Can sense and control Aura
In the Pokémon series there exists Aura, a type of energy that all things (both humans and creatures) possess. Some characters in this world have a more developed aura called Aura Guardian.
Although Ash is not an Aura Guardian, he possesses the ability to sense and control Aura very well. This ability of Ash does not require any help from his Pokémon. Many fans believe that with the right guidance from a character, Ash could have become Aura Guardian.
Play good sports
In addition to being a capable Pokémon trainer, Ash also performs very well in sports. This ability has contributed to the success of many of his adventures.
From what is shown in the series, fans can see that Ash runs quite fast, knows how to climb mountains and rough terrain, and even swings. He has also repeatedly demonstrated that he has great physical strength, having easily lifted heavy things to throw them at enemies. All of these abilities make him a powerful character, an advantage that Ash will always possess without his squad.
Have good stamina
Not only in terms of Pokémon training, Ash Ketchum also proves to be a pretty formidable opponent. He fought against many enemies with his physical strength and showed viewers his true potential.
Also, Ash has too much stamina in battles. He used to take attacks from his Pokémon with little damage. Ash continued to stand up no matter how hard he was attacked. This not only shows his determination but also gives us an opportunity to see Ash’s great endurance.
There are many other talents besides being a Pokémon trainer
Ash is an excellent Pokémon trainer, this ability allows him to capture many creatures, and they have aided Ash on his journey to becoming a Pokémon Master. Besides, he also learns other talents from his friends, although they do not contribute to Ash’s main job, they are useful skills to have in life.
He is good at drawing, has a good talent for fishing and cooking. Ash continues to improve these skills over time with practice. And they made him a more interesting protagonist of the series.
Ash never gave up on his dream of becoming a Pokémon Master. He was persistent and tried his best at all times. At most of the time participating in the Pokémon League, Ash has almost won.
Through each generation of the series, he worked even harder, eventually finishing second in the Kalos League, and even winning the Alola League. Even after achieving success, Ash still works very hard to become a better Pokémon trainer, and to finally achieve his dream.
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