Ash and friends are running to catch the last ferry off of Cinnibar Island, and just as they are approaching the ferry, they collide with a Wartortle. Wartortle talks with Ash's Squirtle and the two race off the island. Everyone follows them and they wind up on an island that is a haven for Squirtle and Wartortle and they are protected and led by a Blastoise. However, Blastoise has fallen asleep and will not wake up, and Ash and friends decide to help figure out what is wrong. Meanwhile, Team Rocket is planning on steal the Blastoise.