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Scyther (Wizards Promo 45)

Scyther LV.23
ストライク Strike
Team Plasma
Illus. Hironobu Yoshida
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Scyther
Type Grass
Hit Points 60
retreat cost
English expansion Wizards Black Star Promos
English card no. 45
Japanese expansion Extended Sheet 3
Japanese rarity Uncommon
Japanese Deck Kit Quick Starter Gift Set
Japanese Deck Green Deck
Card GB 2 set Legendary Power
Card GB 2 ID B12
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Scyther.

Scyther (Japanese: ストライク Strike) is a Grass-type Basic Pokémon card. It is one of the Wizards Black Star Promos.

Card text

Slashing Strike
Scyther can't use this attack during your next turn. (Benching or evolving Scyther ends this effect.)

Pokédex data

Scyther - Mantis Pokémon
No. Height Weight
123 4'11" (1.5 m) 123 lbs. (56 kg)
Pokédex entry
With ninja-like agility and speed, it can create the illusion that there is more than one.

Release information

This card was released as a promotional card made available through the Pokémon League in April 2002. In Japan, it was first released as part of the Extended Sheet 3 of the Vending Machine cards. It was later reprinted in the Quick Starter Gift Set as an exclusive Holofoil card.


The "Benching or evolving" clause in parentheses isn't in italics when it should be.


This card's English Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Red and Blue.

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