Re: Pokemon: Spolier Chit-Chat
Well, this thread is a spoiler thread, but I shall tell you anyways.
Ash obtains his Torkoal when Ash, Brock, May and Max walk into the Steel Valley, home of all steel-type pokemon like Skarmory and Steelix. In that valley, grew up a Torkoal that fought everyday with the steel pokemon, hoping that one day they would make peace.
So, they all run into the Torkoal and Ash watches as the Torkoal beats the most angriest Steelix of the Valley by using a combination of Flamethrower and Overheat. Afterwards, Torkoal joins the group. Note that this is after Ash gets his fourth badge.