Continuing on their way to Hearthome City, what appears to our Heroes as a Pokémon Center turns out to be a mysterious gate, which upon passing through it unleashes a STRANGE chain of events. Everyone seems to be experiencing all of their dreams coming true! Brock is approached by a crowd of Nurse Joys and Officer Jennys who are all in love with him, and Ash and Dawn find themselves in championship competitions that will decide the greatest Pokémon Trainer and Coordinator in the WORLD! While Ash and Dawn emerge victorious from their challenges and are awarded every badge and ribbon the Sinnoh region has to offer, Brock finds himself painfully awakened from what appears to be a dream by Croagunk's Poison Jab. Brock then proceeds to discover that a Mismagius, who cannot only create illusions that cause pain but give pleasure as well, has hypnotized him as well as Ash and Dawn. A fierce battle ensues when our Heroes attempt to break free, until Pikachu, Piplup and Croagunk become part of...