Archer, Arianna, Proton and Petrel trick Gold into going to Shinjo before cornering him and burying him in a cave. They then begin their attack on Johto and Kanto, defeating Yellow and Crystal and freezing them. Lyra sees this and runs off to find Silver the two trainers battle against Team Rocket while looking for Gold. At the same time Red, Blue and Green fight against the four Neo Executives to try and stall but even then the other prove to be too strong. Gold meet Cynthia but Team Rocket manage to steal the power of Arceus who was sealed inside the cave. The Hoenn and Sinnoh Dex Holders get to Johto with the three Hoenn holders controlling Rayquaza, Kyoger and Groudon while Barry and Lucas control Dialga and Palkia.