Flannery reveals that they're getting closer to Lavaridge Town, but as they walk by, a man stops them and explains that there is trouble with the cable cars to Lavaridge Town and so everyone is being diverted through the Fiery Path for a few days. Brawly explains that they can head through the Fiery Path and up to Fallarbor Town for a short detour while they wait for the cable cars to be fixed.
They all agree, and Flannery explains that maybe Brendan could participate in his next Contest, putting him on edge.
As they walk through the winding road, they begin to her screams up ahead and rush through.
They find a couple being attacked by Pokémon.
All of the group jump into action and attempt to deter the Pokémon but more just appear.
Mudkip is hit badly after he is overpowered.
The couple find a place to hide and all the group rush into it.
They introduce themselves as Gabby & Ty, a reporting duo who came after discovering that Pokémon were acting out due to mysterious changes to Mt. Chimney.
They all come up with plans to defeat the Pokémon who are continuing to cause trouble, and head back out.
They all fight for a while, before Mudkip comes face-to-face with the same Pokémon who had defeated him before. He continues battling anyway and evolves into Marshtomp.
As Marshtomp, he successfully manages to use an attack which washes away the anger in the Pokémon.
All the Pokémon run away and the group celebrate after being successful in helping Gabby & Ty.
Gabby & Ty worry there could be more problems.
The group decide to head through the Fiery Path quickly.
Lexi congratulates Marshtomp, who decides to remain in it's Pokéball from now on.
Lexi continues with the group, holding the Sableye egg close to her, hearing it rattle.