Gallant Fate: /break
Isamashī Unmei: /burēku
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Episodes 40
(GF001 - GF040)
Region(s) Galar
Preceded by Astral Eclipse
Followed by despair
Japanese 꼭두각시 (Puppetry)

Gallant Fate: /break (Japanese: 勇ましい運命:/壊す Isamashī Unmei: /burēku) is the first chapter of the Gallant Fate series. The chapter surrounds Lexi as she arrives in Galar following her brief turmultuous stint in Alola. The chapter then officially began on November 25, 2019 with Waiting Room.


Episode list

Episode Code Information Air date
GF001 Waiting Room November 25, 2019
Hayley awaits in a waiting room in a train station, only to find a husk in the corner of the room - Lexi - can Hayley help her sister?
GF002 A Sword-id Meeting November 27, 2019
Lexi arrives in Postwick, but a seemingly innocent accident leads her to discover more than she bargained for.
GF003 Sheepish Encounters November 29, 2019
Deciding to venture out alone for time to think, an unlikely baracade appears!
GF004 Galar, Mate! December 02, 2019
Lexi begins to traverse Wedgehurst before getting caught up in a press conference, leading to a battle.
GF005 A Sponsored Proposal! December 04, 2019
Lexi contemplates Leon's proposal, as she helps Hop learn the ropes of a new Trainer. Later, she confines in Sonia about her meeting with the mysterious Pokémon.
GF006 Magnolia's Bloom December 06, 2019
Professor Magnolia shows Lexi her research into Dynamaxing, leading to a battle bwetween Lexi and Sonia. Meanwhile, familiar faces arrive in Galar.
GF007 One, Two, Three! December 09, 2019
Marlon introduces Calem to his sister Nessa. Calem wonders of Lexis whereabouts.
GF008 Type: Danger! December 11, 2019
Lexi is hopeful as she heads out to train Yamper, but a small incident results in Type: Null losing control and wrecking havoc on the city of Wedgehurst.
GF009 Wishing Stars December 13, 2019
The group get reacquainted, and their goals become known. Lexi discusses the events in Alola.
GF010 The Wild Area! December 16, 2019
The journey to Motosoke begins, as the group arrive at the Wild Area! Are they in for plain sailing, or are they out of their depth?!
GF011 Orbeetle No! December 18, 2019
The arduous journey to Motosoke continues!
GF012 Motosoke! December 20, 2019
The group arrive in Motosoke as the Gym Challenge Opening Ceremony Begins! Sonia and Lexi have a meeting regarding their research, before a bunch of yobs cause mayhem.
GF013 The Opening Ceremony December 23, 2019
The group make their entrance to the Gym Challenge Opening Ceremony. Chairman Rose introduces himself. Hop has a run in with a fellow competitor.
GF014 Thieves in the Night! December 27, 2019
As the group head out in order to reach their first Gym Battle, they make their way to the Galar Mine. However, while on the way, the group are mugged!
GF015 Dig Dig Dig Dig! December 30, 2019
The group begin to traverse through the mine. Calem trains with Marlon o test his strength. A cocky young Trainer challenges Lexi.
GF016 January 03, 2020
Lexi's battle with Bede reaches his climax - which results in a small avalache within the mine. Can the group get out in one piece?
GF017 January 06, 2020
With the gym battle's imminent commencement, the team help each other to train. Calem worries about his abilities, while wondering about Lexi's state of mind going into competitions again.
GF018 Giga...Giga...Gianta- January 08, 2020
Professor Magnolia and Sonia arrive in Tuffield, resulting in them trying to instigate Gigantamaxing. However, their actions result in stones beginning to move...
GF019 The First Hurdle! Vs. Milo! January 10, 2020
The first gym battle begins!
GF020 Hayley's Ranch! January 13, 2020
The first Gym Battle reaches its climax! Then... the team arrive at Hayley's new ranch site, helping her set up - but a digging incident angers a nest of Pokémon!
GF021 A Chance Meeting! January 15, 2020
The guys train before Lexi's vision results in her revealing the incident in Postwick. Team Yell cause issues on the bridge as Hop returns.
GF022 A Deep Thought! January 17, 2020
The group arrive in Hulbury. Marlon wonders whether or not he needs to settle down. Nessa and Lexi battle it out ahead of Lexi's next gym match.
GF023 The Light Will Guide the Way! January 20, 2020
A distress signal leaves the group having to journey out to the waters of Galar!
GF024 A Gushing Challenge! January 22, 2020
The Gym Challenge begins with the gym mission!
GF025 A Family Affair! VS. Nessa! January 24, 2020
The second Gym Battle takes place!
GF026 January 27, 2020
Lexi is called to dinner with Chairman Rose, with a chance meeting with Bede. Hop returns leading to a battle!
GF027 Watch Your Step! January 29, 2020
The group arrive in the mine once again, but things aren't easy when a series of traps result in the team getting lost! Can they escape? Meanwhile, Bede returns for another match - but this time, Calem takes the battle!
GF028 Yell for your Freedom! January 31, 2020
Team Yell turn up on the scene, determined to stop the team from getting any further - will they achieve their goal?
GF029 February 03, 2020
The group learn of their next Gym battle, heading towards Motosoke - but its not long before they are attacked by - a furry Meowth?!
GF030 February 05, 2020
With the group still trapped by Perrserker and its Meowth minions, they soon take to taking over Motosoke City! Can the group stop them in their tracks?!
GF031 February 07, 2020
During a Street contest at Motosoke, the group find Gym Challenger Marnie, showing off her multi-skilled techniques! Will Lexi be victorious in battle with her?!
GF032 February 10, 2020
Lexi and Calem face Kabu in their third Gym battle. Who will become victorious?
GF033 February 12, 2020
As the group traverse through the Wild Area once more to get to Hammerlocke, they find themselves at odds with a swarm of Drednaw at a nearby mountain - chewing it up?!
GF034 February 14, 2020
As the Wild Area intensifies, Lexi finds herself needing new moves for her Pokémon - will Marlon and Nessa's skills put her and her Pokémon to the test?!
GF035 February 17, 2020
While stopping for a well deserved rest as they arrive in Hammerlocke, the team don't realise they are interrupting the cities infamous Cafe challenge!
GF036 February 19, 2020
Chairman Rose and Oleana return.
GF037 February 21, 2020
Sonia returns as she has new information about the Darkest Day... leading the group to witness a battle between old friends Sonia and Raihan!
GF038 February 24, 2020
As the group head through Route 6 to attempt to get to their next destination, they are stopped - wait, are Team Yell trying to sell off Sizzlipede?!
GF039 February 26, 2020
Calem causes a ruckus as he trains his Pokémon - causing a Centiskorch to appear... but wait, it's... a GIANT!
GF040 February 28, 2020
The group arrive in Stow-on-Side.. but a spooky meeting is what greets them. Is Stow-on-Side's market city haunted?!
This concludes Chapter 1.

Important events

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  • Hayley finds Lexi at a train station, and convinces her to join her to visit a friend in Galar. (GF001)
  • Hayley and Lexi arrive in Galar, quickly meeting Sonia, Hop, Leon and a Yamper, before Lexi runs off following a panic attack into a nearby woodland area, in which Yamper follows her. (GF002)
  • Lexi and Yamper are confronted by a mysterious mirage of a Pokémon, before passing out.
  • Lexi awakes in Professor Magnolia's office, surrounded by Hayley, Sonia, Hop and Professor Magnolia.
  • Lexi helps Hop capture his first Pokémon a Blipbug. (GF003)
  • Lexi meets Leon and battles him and loses (GF004), who tries to sponsor her for Gym battles, which she refuses. (GF005).
  • Lexi reveals to Sonia about the mysterious Pokémon, resulting in Sonia revealing about her research into the "Darkest Day".
  • Professor Magnolia tries to inhibit Dynamaxing by getting Sonia to Dynamax her Greedent but fails to control it. (GF006)
  • Lexi and Professor Magnolia have a talk, resulting in Lexi being pursuaded to take part in the Gym Challenge of Galar.
  • Calem arrive in Galar and meet Marlon in Hulburry. (GF007)
  • Calem show interest in Gym Battles, and showcases his Mega capabilities with Marlon, before heading off on their journey.
  • Lexi trains Yamper with Type: Null, in which the latter ends up losing control in Wedgehurst. (GF008)
  • Marlon and Calem discover Lexi's whereabouts and successfully aid her in controlling Type: Null.
  • The group received Wishing Stars; and are all given Dynamax Bands. (GF009)
  • Calem receives a Scorbunny from Professor Magnolia.
  • On the way to Motosoke, the group are attacked by families of Orbeetle, and Calem captures a Rookidee. (GF011)
  • The group sign up for the Gym Challenge Opening Ceremony, while Team Yell cause a riot in a hotel. (GF012)
  • Sonia discusses the Darkest Day with Lexi.
  • The group take part in the Gym Challenge Opening Ceremony and meet their fellow competitors. (GF013)
  • Marlon captures a Nickit. (GF014)
  • Lexi callenges Bede and wins. (GF015/GF016)
  • Lexi's Vulpix evolves into Ninetales. (GF016)
  • Calem captures Carkol (GF017)
  • Professor Magnolia succcessfully causes Gigantamaxing, which results in Stojourner attacking. (GF018)
  • Lexi and Calem battle against Milo and win. (GF019/GF020)
  • Lexi receives an Egg from Hayley. (GF020)
  • Lexi discusses her run in with the mysterious Pokémon with Marlon and Nessa, who reveal it could be connected to Zacian. (GF022)
  • Calem captures Grapploct (GF023)
  • Lexi/Calem battle Nessa and win. (GF025)
  • Marlon and Nessa join the team.
  • Lexi's Egg hatches into a Toxel. (GF027)
  • The group are attacked and captured by a group of Galarian Meowth and their Leader Perrserker. (GF029)
  • After attacking Motosoke City, the group stop the Perrserker gang and Calem's Scorbunny evolves into Raboot. (GF030)
  • Lexi/Calem battle Kabu and win. (GF032)
  • Marlon captures Chewtle. (GF033)

Party changes


The following Pokémon are obtained:


The following Pokémon evolved:

Gym battles

Lexi and Calem defeat the following Gym Leaders:

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