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Bulbasaur (Base Set 44)

Bulbasaur LV.13
フシギダネ Fushigidane
Team Plasma
Grass
BulbasaurSnapBestPhotoContest.jpg
Pokémon Snap Best Photo Contest print
Photo. Yuuki Tanaka
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Bulbasaur
Type Grass
Hit Points 40
weakness
Fire×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
 
English expansion Base Set
Rarity Common
English card no. 44/102
Japanese expansion Expansion Pack
Japanese rarity Common
Japanese expansion Unnumbered Promotional cards
Expansion Base Set 2
Rarity Common
English card no. 67/130
Card GB set Evolution
Card GB ID B01
Card GB 2 set Team Rocket's Ambition
Card GB 2 ID H01
Expansion Legendary Collection
Rarity Common
English card no. 68/110
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Bulbasaur.

Bulbasaur (Japanese: フシギダネ Fushigidane) is a Grass-type Basic Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Base Set.

Card text

GrassGrass Leech Seed
やどりぎのタネ
20
Unless all damage from this attack is prevented, you may remove one damage counter from Bulbasaur.


Pokédex data

Grass
Grass
Bulbasaur - Seed Pokémon
No. Height Weight
001 2'4" (0.7 m) 15 lbs. (6.9 kg)
Pokédex entry
A strange seed was planted on its back at birth. Thus, a plant sprouted and now grows with this Pokémon.
生れたときから背中に植物のタネがあって少しづつ大きく育つ。

Release information

This card was released in the English Base Set with an illuatration by Mitsuhiro Arita, first originating from the Japanese Expansion Pack. In Japan, this card was reprinted with artwork by Yuuki Tanaka, one of five winning entries of the CoroCoro Pokémon Snap Best Photo Contest held in Spring 1999. This print has a camera graphic where an expansion symbol normally would be and text on the bottom right reads: Best Photo Contest Winners Prize Card. This print is extremely rare and the exact number in existence is unknown. The Base Set print was reprinted in the English Base Set 2 and Legendary Collection expansions.

Gallery

BulbasaurBaseSet44.jpg
Base Set print
Illus. Mitsuhiro Arita
BulbasaurSnapBestPhotoContest.jpg
Pokémon Snap Best Photo Contest print
Photo. Yuuki Tanaka
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori


Trivia

Early English prints of the card mistakenly list the weight as length.

Origin

Leech Seed is a move in the Pokémon games that Bulbasaur can learn. This card's English Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Red and Blue, though it is slightly reworded. The Japanese entry comes from Pokémon Red and Green.


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