Azelf first appeared in when it was shown kidnapped, along with the rest of the Lake Trio, by Team Galactic, but it was freed by Emile. Azelf, along with Mesprit and Uxie, later assisted Emile against Cyrus.
Emile and his team, mostly Dusknoir, caught Azelf.
- Future Sight (Episode 54 - Present)
- Swift (Episode 54 - Present)
- Nasty Plot (Episode 54 - Present)
- Extrasenssory (Episode 54 - Present)
- Azelf appears in the thumbnail of Pokémon Platinum - Episode 54: Willpower Trip.
- Azelf was the first of the Lake Trio to be caught.