While traveling across Mandarin Island, Ash and friends must stop and rest because of a thunderstorm. During the storm they notice a bunch of Magnemite absorbing the lighting. After the storm they find their trainer Ethan who explains that he collects the electricity from lighting and delivers it to towns. Following the storm, a town is left with out power and the Pokemon Center needs it soon. However, Ethan is injured, and now Ash, Misty, and Tracey must help him get to the next town while fending off Team Rocket and keeping track of his sneaky Magnemite #6.