Piers (Darkness Ablaze 165)

Trainer Supporter
Piers
ネズ Nezu
PiersDarknessAblaze165.jpg
Darkness Ablaze Regular print
Illus. take
English expansion Darkness Ablaze
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 165/189
Japanese expansion Infinity Zone
Japanese Rarity U
Japanese card no. 095/100
English expansion Darkness Ablaze
Rarity Rare Ultra
English card no. 187/189
Japanese expansion Infinity Zone
Japanese Rarity SR
Japanese card no. 109/100
Expansion Champion's Path
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 058/073
English expansion Champion's Path
Rarity Rare Rainbow
English card no. 078/073
Japanese expansion Infinity Zone
Japanese Rarity HR
Japanese card no. 115/100
Japanese expansion Shiny Star V
Japanese card no. 173/190
English expansion Shining Fates
Rarity Rare Ultra
English card no. 069/072
Japanese expansion Shiny Star V
Japanese Rarity SR
Japanese card no. 194/190
Japanese Deck Kit Single Strike Premium Trainer Box
Japanese card no. 018/033
English expansion Astral Radiance
Rarity Rare TG Ultra
English card no. TG28/TG30
Japanese expansion VMAX Climax
Japanese Rarity SR
Japanese card no. 264/184

Piers (Japanese: ネズ Nezu) is a Supporter card. It was first released as part of the Darkness Ablaze expansion.

Card text

All prints
  You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Team Plasma
Team Plasma
  You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
  FLARE
You can't have more than 1   card with the same name in your deck. If a   card would go to the discard pile, put it in the Lost Zone instead.
TAG TEAM
 
 
 
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Search your deck for an Energy card and a   Pokémon, reveal them, and put them into your hand. Then, shuffle your deck.
 
Do Nothing  
At the beginning of your turn, flip a coin. If heads, you can do nothing during your turn. If tails, your opponent can do nothing during his or her next turn.
 
Do Nothing  
At the beginning of your turn, flip a coin. If heads, you can do nothing during your turn. If tails, your opponent can do nothing during his or her next turn.
You may play only 1 Supporter card during your turn.


Release information

In Japan, this card was included as a Regular card, a Full Art card, and as a Secret Rainbow Rare in the Infinity Zone expansion. The Regular print features artwork by take, while the Full Art and Rainbow Rare prints feature artwork by kirisAki. Outside Asia, the Regular and Full Art prints were included in the Darkness Ablaze expansion; the Regular print was later reprinted alongside the Rainbow Rare print in the Champion's Path expansion. The Japanese Shiny Star V subset included another reprint of the Regular print as well as a new Full Art card with artwork by Megumi Mizutani. This Full Art print was later included in the Shining Fates expansion. The Regular print was reprinted again in the Japanese Single Strike Premium Trainer Box. A new Full Art print with artwork by GOSSAN was included in the Astral Radiance expansion, first released in the Japanese VMAX Climax subset.

Gallery

Darkness Ablaze Regular print
Illus. take
Darkness Ablaze Full Art print
Illus. kirisAki
Champion's Path Rainbow Rare
print Illus. kirisAki
Shining Fates print
Illus. Megumi Mizutani
Astral Radiance print
Illus. GOSSAN
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori


Trivia

Origin

Piers is a Gym Leader in Galar and the captain of Team Yell. The Spikemuth Gym is featured in the Darkness Ablaze print's illustrations. A younger Piers and his then Galarian Linoone are featured in the Shining Fates print's illustration.


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