Top Ten Best Pokemon Trainers Befriended by Ash Ketchum

The Top Ten

1 Dawn (Sinnoh) Dawn is a character from Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. In the games diamond, pearl, and platinum version she was one of the playable characters you can choose from. She will be an assistant for professor Rowan if you choose her male counterpart, Lucas. more.

Everyone should agree that Dawn is the best BY FAR! If they think Cilan or someone like that is better, I’m gonna pummel them.

Dawn is just like Ash that's why they are 'best friends'.

Ash and dawn are made to be together

Why doesn't ash date her?

2 Misty (Kanto) Misty, known as Kasumi in Japan, is a fictional character in the Pokémon franchise owned by Nintendo and created by Satoshi Tajiri. She’s the gym leader in Cerulean city & specializes in water Pokemon. In the games, she’s known as ‘the tomboy mermaid.’ more.

I like Misty, Tobi, and Nami and they are my favorite characters. Problem, Naruhinablaze1?

Misty is always the best Pokemon trainer who travelled with Ash... And Ash always had a crush on Misty and also Misty had a crush on Ash. But the thing is Ash has a crush on Serena too... The only reason I hate Ash is because of this.

Misty was the very first person to travel with Ash, she was even in the first episode - egnomac

She's is the best girl I had ever seen she loves ash, care, fight, help others to solve the problem, very intelligent, a good mother and very friendly with pokemon she is the best pokegirl and female companion of ash

3 Serena (Kalos) Serena has proven to be a kind and polite girl but she can also be openly rebellious towards her mother, Grace. In Kalos, Where Dreams and Adventures Begin!, she refused to wake up when Grace ordered her to, and gave a sassy response to her mother's call to watch the news. This tumultuous relationship more.

The only one who ash actually liked and didn't constantly argue with

@Naruhinablaze1 I respect you hate Misty that is okay But if you can comment that you dislike her so other people can say they dislike Serena

I support Amourshipping but Serena is not the best girl

Totally Agree.

It’s rude to call other loser because they hate your favorite poke girl.

I like Serena too but I respect others who hate Serena

4 Brock (Kanto) Brock is a character from Pokemon and is created by game freak & Nintendo. He was the first gym leader in pewter city, and specializes in rock Pokemon . more.

Definitely the very best of Ash's friends, like no one, ever was. I also like Cilan too, but nobodies better than Brock.

Brock is love, Brock is life

Brock was his longest staying partner

Brock stayed with Ash pretty long. - Animefan12

5 May (Hoenn)

May and Dawn are the best!

Misty and Iris are annoying sometimes
and Serena is too weak to battle

May and Dawn are just the good combination of Misty and Serena

May is the best trainer ash befriended. She can best ash. Her unique technique making ability is same as ash. No other companion are good as her. She also have some special Pokemons like glaceon and blaziken and venusaur and wartortle. So she is the best of all trainers at befriended.

She is the best travelling companion of ash after brock and her relationship with ash is also cute.

I liked the student/teacher relationship that Ash and May had for the series until she was able to start standing on her own and Ash looked on proudly. If May didn't have the crappy baggage known as Max by her side she might have been higher on the list.

6 Iris (Unova) Iris is from the Pokemon bwhite version & Pokemon black 2 & white. She ether was the gym leader in Opelucid city in white version. She first appeared to aid Bianca, Burgh, and the playable character when Bianca's Munna was stolen, & acted as a bodyguard. In Black 2 & White 2, she was the champion. Iris more.

Nothing wrong with her

Yeah what's so bad about her. Ash is a little kid and all the other female protagonists have not much good goals and Serena's goal is just to be with ash forever. Iris actually has an interesting goal. To be a dragon master and dragon types r my favorite type. So that's why I want to rip her pathetic rival to shreds. I mean at least people on here have a good reason to hate her but some people hate her just because she is black. That's racist because my dad is black. And she's a really cool character. At least she doesn't like ash because all the other female protagonists like ash so much.

Better than lovesick little Serena. This girl is awesome! - FrozenHatingPokefan

She's my favorite

7 Clemont (Kalos) Clemont originates in Pokemon XY, created by Nintendo & game freak. is a gym leader of the lumoise city. He specialized in electric Pokemon and is known as a genius. more.

Clemont should be number 1

He should be number 1 with Cilan at 2. - RiverClanRocks

8 Korrina (Kalos) Korrina is a fictional character in the Pokémon Series as the Shalour City Gym leader in the XY series, in the anime she's a cheerful girl with a explosive personality she has a Lucario who she raised and grew up with from when it was a Riolu, she was later tasked by her grandfather Gurkinn with finding more.
9 Erika
10 Bonnie Bonnie is created by game freak & Nintendo. She was in Pokemon X and Pokemon Y, as Clemont's (the electric type gym leader of Lumiose City) younger sister. She gave out quizzes to trainers who came to challenge the gym, who if they get it wrong would have to challenge a trainer. more.

She did have one battle against Clemont and won. - egnomac

Shes so CUTE I know shes not a trainer but whatev

The Contenders

11 Cilan (Unova) Cilan is one of the three Gym Leaders of Striaton City's Gym, known officially as the Striaton Gym, in Pokemon Black and White. In the anime, he is classified as an A-class Pokemon Connoisseur and traveled with Ash Ketchum in the Unova region. He first debuted in Triple Leaders, Team Threats!.

How can you like cilantro he's a trainer who uses those sorry excuse of a Pokemon (pansage)

Cilan is awesome. I love it when he becomes a detective. I also love how him and his brothers chili and cress have pansear, pansage, and panpour

12 Max (Hoenn)
13 Casey (Johto)
14 Angie
15 Ritchie (Kanto)

Should be waayy higher.

16 Mallow
17 Paul

Lol Paul is not ash's friend

Paul is ashes mortal enemy. anything less wouldve made him a horrible rival - boltslegend

18 Gary Oak Gary oak appeared in the anime series in seasons 1-5 . He was ash's rival and childhood friend . Though they had a dispute once they fought over a rusty pokeball they wanted for luck, which broke after they fought over it . Gary was the grandson of professor oak . He had cheerleaders & his own car. more.

He counts, right?

19 Molly Hale
20 Sakura (Johto)
21 Morrison (Hoenn)
22 Barry (Sinnoh)
23 Sawyer
24 Alain

Alain is the most powerful trainer Ash ever befriended with.

25 Guzma Guzma is a fictional character introduced in Pokémon Sun and Moon. He is the leader of Team Skull. He specializes in Bug-type Pokémon.
26 Tracey Sketchit
27 May May is a female companion to Ash in the generation 3 anime. She was also the female character in Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, Omega Ruby, and Alpha Sapphire. May (anime) debuted in the 275th episode, "Get the Show on the Road!" She was going to be a trainer, but wasn't excited about it. After meeting a more.
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