Dawn is quickly making her way to the finals, but Ursula is too. Their opponents one by one are being eliminated and the finals remain. Soon the finals pit Dawn and Ursula against each other. Dawn gets off to a good start with good combinations but Ursula’s Pokémon have been well trained and prepared as Dawn’s every moves are blocked. Eventually Dawn is able to make a comeback and finally earns her 5th ribbon. She is now confident to face many other coordinators that are participating in the Grand Festival, held by Lake Valor. Now, they must journey to Sunyshore City Gym, to face Volkner and to claim Ash’s eight badge.