Blue's Charizard is setting fire to the Silph Co. building while Team Rocket members are escaping. However, they are in for a big surprise: Erika, Misty, Brock, and several citizens of Celadon City are trapping them, preventing Team Rocket from making a getaway. This was all planned out by the gym leaders, who are allied with Red and Blue. Erika wishes Red and friends good luck.
However, in the headquarters, things aren't going as planned. Red stares in astonishment at the Pokémon before him. Sabrina gleefully reveals that the Amplifier has fused Articuno, Moltres, and Zapdos into one, creating "Zapmolcuno." Green, catching sight of the enormous bird, faints straightaway.
Sabrina throws an Eevee at Red's feet: the Eevee that Team Rocket experimented on, and later stole back from Red. She reveals that Eevee was the prototype of fusing three Pokémon into one. She also reveals that Team Rocket could have stopped Red and Blue at any time, but chose not to, instead waiting until Red and Blue had collected all of Kanto's badges so that Team Rocket could steal all of them at once to put in the Badge Amplifier. She taunts Red by telling him that Team Rocket will take good care of Pallet Town; this reminds Red of what Blue had said: Pallet Town was completely pure until Team Rocket came along.
Red revolts against the idea of Rocket in Pallet, sending out Pikachu and shouting that he won't let them do that. Blue suddenly crashes through the hole in the wall Zapmulcuno had made, riding his Charizard and prepared to team up with Red against Sabrina.
A battle ensues, but Sabrina's Zapmolcuno lands a powerful Gust on them. Red, catching sight of the moon, remembers how Green had badly wanted the Moon Stone. He takes it from her limp, unconscious hand, as well her Pokémon, a Clefairy. The Moon Stone triggers Clefairy's evolution into Clefable, who uses Metronome to unleash a variety of attacks on Zapmolcuno.Zapmolcuno uses Sky Attack, blasting Red, Blue, and Green out of the window. Sabrina thinks it is over, but when she looks out, she sees the three standing on a web made of Ivysaur's vines. Zapmolcuno descends towards them, about to attack, and the three combine Ivysaur's Vine Whip, Charizard's Flamethrower, and Blastoise's Hydro Pump to stop it. Red's Ivysaur suddenly evolves into Venasaur.
Their combined attacks hit Zapmolcuno and split it back into Articuno, Moltres, and Zapdos. But the Silph building is collapsing and they need to get out of there, quick. As Red escapes, he catches sight of Giovanni.
Red, Blue, and Green are greeted by the gym leaders, who have only good news to report. The Team Rocket grunts were captured, and those who weren't were buried in the collapse of the Silph building. All of the Pokémon Team Rocket stole have been recovered and shouldn't have any long-term health problems.
Green hides off to the side, disappointed that the Pokémon the Amplifier created was a "monster" such as that. She is also avoiding Professor Oak.
Blue tells Red that he will see him at the Indigo Plateau.
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