Lataria and Cyril are standing side-by-side in a clearing outside the Pokemon Center when Winona returns with Skarmory from the direction of her gym. “Sorry for the wait. I had to go retrieve something.”
The two face each other from opposite sides of the field as their Pokemon stand in position up front. “All right Cyril, are you ready?” Lataria asks. He nods confidently.
Winona grins. “You may have the first move.”
“Gladly.” Lataria remarks. “All right Cyril, try a Confusion attack!”
Cyril holds his hands out and the same blue aura from before surrounds them. The aura then envelops Skarmory and lifts it into the air. Lataria notices, however, that their opponent doesn’t even struggle against the attack. “Medi...TITE!” Cyril throws Skarmory down at the ground, but the iron bird breaks out of the Confusion’s hold just in time to flap its wings and ascend back into the air.
“Nice recovery, Skarmory.