For all of you who are wondering what happened to BArry in Platinum, here's a story telling all about it.
Ch. 1: The Leaving, The Battle, The Lab,
“Lucario, use Dragon Pulse!” Cynthia yelled. The Aura Pokemon jumped with incredible agility, and launches a powerful blue sphere at my Floatzel. “Floatzel, quick! Use Aqua Jet while spinning!” I ordered. My Floatzel jetted at the Aura Pokemon, hitting it at full power. Lucario couldn’t battle anymore, and Cynthia knew that. “A few minutes ago, you were the most powerful challenger. Now, you are the most powerful Trainer. You are our new Champion!” Cynthia exclaimed, and took me on a lift to the Hall of Fame.
I woke up in my bed, almost thinking the dream was real. “I did it…” I said. “Oh, it was just a dream. Well, I can start my dream, because I’m getting my Pokemon today!” I reassured myself. I rushed downstairs, gobbled down breakfast, and I was off before my mom could say anything. I looked into my bag to see if I had my Trainer Card. But before going to get my Pokemon, I hurried to Lucas’ house. Lucas opened the door, as ready as I was. “I see you’re ready.” I smiled. “Yup. Let’s go.” Lucas replied, also smiling. We walked toward Route 201, chatting before we noticed that a wild Starly confronted us! “Ah! It’s a Pokemon!” Lucas screamed. Prof. Rowan was nearby, and heard him. “Shh! Be calm, and it won’t harm us.” I said to Lucas, covering his mouth with my hand. Then, the Starly flew off. “I say…you do know what to do when the situation like this occured…” a voice said to us.
“Who are you?” I asked him, turning around. Lucas did the same. “I am Prof. Rowan. I give out Trainers their starter Pokemon.” he explained. “Great. We’re two 10-year old boys, and we’re looking for our first starter Pokemon.” I said. “Well, you look ready, considering you knew what to do when that Starly was confronting you.” Rowan said, leading us to Lake Verity. “Dawn!” Rowan called. A young girl, same age as us, walked up to him with a briefcase. Rowan took out three similar Poke balls. “Here. Inside are three very different Pokemon. I’m sorry that I don’t have the usual Sinnoh Starters, but I have three special Hoenn ones.” Rowan explained, holding out the Poke balls to us. “That’s okay. I’ll choose Treecko.” I said, taking Treecko’s Poke ball. “Then I’ll choose Torchic.” Lucas said, clearly seeing the type advantage. “You just did that to beat me.” I whispered to him, smiling. “Yep.” he whispered back. “Well, you two, meet me in my lab sometime, and I’ll give you two something special.” Rowan said. Then, he and Dawn left. I looked at Lucas, and he looked at me. We were both thinking the same thing. “Pokemon battle!” we both said at the same time. I got on one side of the Route, and he got on the other. “Go, Treecko!” I called, throwing the Poke ball. “Go! Torchic!” Lucas said, also throwing the ball. The two Pokemon appeared, ready for battle. “Treecko, use Quick Attack!” I ordered. Treecko dashed at an amazing speed, and hit Torchic square in the body. “Torchic, quick! Use Ember!” Lucas ordered. Red flames spewed out of Torchic’s mouth, and were headed at Treecko. “Treecko, quick! Jump on a tree, and then use Pursuit!” I quickly retorted. The tree Pokemon jumped in a tree, obscure from sight, and then suddenly jumped behind Torchic, slamming into its hand into its back. Torchic stumbled backwards, but was still able to battle. “Torchic, now, use Peck!” Lucas hastily ordered, not wanting to lose this battle. The Blaze Pokemon’s beak started to glow white, and at great speed, it headed towards Treecko, hitting it square in the face. “Treecko!” I said, as it went flying through the air, landing on the ground with a thud. However, with great determination, Treecko barely got up. Torchic and Lucas were shocked, as it survived a powerful attack. “Treecko, now, use Quick Attack!” I ordered. Treecko at a great speed, knocked into Torchic, causing it to be unconscious, which made it unable to battle. “Great job, Treecko!” I said, dancing along with it. Then, it jumped on my shoulder. I could tell we would be great friends. But Lucas was in a mad mood. “Torchic! You weak Pokemon!” he screamed at the red cheeked Torchic. Torchic started to cry, which made Lucas even more angrier. “Eat this!” Lucas said, and then he picked up a rock. He flung it at the Torchic, but luckily Treecko was able to block the rock. “Lucas! What are you doing?!” I yelled at him. Suddenly, he regained his senses, and started to apologize to Torchic. “Sorry, pal. I was just upset about losing the battle.” Lucas explained. Torchic smiled, and hopped on his shoulder. “Let’s go home, my friend.” I said, and we did.
We both decided to talk to our moms at Lucas’ house. They agreed, and we all met there. “Wow…you two are really happy having Pokemon, right?” my mom asked. “Yup. And we love them.” I said, showing her my Treecko. Lucas agreed with me. “Well, as long as your Pokemon are with you, you are allowed to journey.” Lucas’ mom said. All of us agreed on that, and then they kissed us good-bye. Then, I remembered something. “Professor Rowan’s lab! We have to go there, he needed to give something to us!” I explained to him, and then I grabbed his hand, and ran off into the wild grass. “Well, we have to go there…Ahhh!” Lucas screamed, and he saw a Starly and a Bidoof confront us. “Lucas don’t worry! You get the brown thing, and I’ll get this…errr….Starly! Go, Treecko!” I said, and Treecko jumped off my shoulder, as Lucas commanded Torchic to. “Torchic, use Ember!” Lucas said. “Treecko, use Quick Attack!” I commanded. The Starly was knocked out in one hit, and so was the Bidoof. Then, we made it to the Professor’s lab.
“Welcome err…..Lucas and Barry was it? Come inside.” Rowan said from Sandgem Town, and he brought us inside the lab. He had an old music player, and it was playing. “I need you two to help fill me in on information about Pokemon in the Selbador Region. To do that, you must collect data from using the Pokedex.” explained Rowan, handing us the dexters. “Now, I also give you Poke balls to catch Pokemon.” Rowan said, also handing out Poke balls. “However, Barry, I want to give you something. It’s a little gift.” Rowan said, handing me an egg. The egg was blue, and a pale yellow. “Now go, you two. Your adventure awaits you!” he said, and then Dawn took my hand, and took me outside the lab. “Hi, I’m Dawn.” she said, and she took me to a Pokemon Center. “This is a Pokemon Center. You can heal all your Pokemon up here. And at the Poke Mart, you can buy certain items. By the way, did you two tell your family that you’re leaving?” she asked. We both nodded. “Alright, good. Now, I’ll be seeing you in Jubilife City!” Dawn said, and she ran off towards Jubilife. “You’re lucky you got that egg. It must be pretty special.” Lucas said, looking at the egg. “Its blue and white, That’s really cool.” he added. “I wonder what it’ll hatch into? I wonder what kind of Pokemon?” I replied. And I carried the egg throughout the rest of the route.