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Paras (Jungle 59)

Paras LV.8
パラス Paras
Team Plasma
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Paras
Type Grass
Hit Points 40
retreat cost
English expansion Jungle
Rarity Common
English card no. 59/64
Japanese expansion Pokémon Jungle
Japanese rarity Common
Expansion Base Set 2
Rarity Common
English card no. 85/130
Card GB set Mystery
Card GB ID C07
Card GB 2 set Psychic Battle
Card GB 2 ID D10
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Paras.

Paras (Japanese: パラス Paras) is a Grass-type Basic Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Jungle expansion.

Card text

ColorlessColorless Scratch
GrassGrass Spore
The Defending Pokémon is now Asleep.

Pokédex data

Paras - Mushroom Pokémon
No. Height Weight
046 1'0" (0.3 m) 12 lbs. (5.4 kg)
Pokédex entry
Burrows to suck tree roots. The mushrooms on its back grow by drawing nutrients from the bug host.

Release information

This card was released in the English Jungle expansion, originating from the Japanese Pokémon Jungle expansion. It was later reprinted in the English Base Set 2 expansion.



Scratch and Spore are both moves in the Pokémon games that Paras can learn. This card's English Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Red and Blue, whereas the Japanese entry comes from Pokémon Red and Green.

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