Rocket's Zapdos (Gym Challenge 15)

Rocket's Zapdos LV.34
R団のサンダー Rocket's Thunder
Illus. Shin-ichi Yoshida
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Rocket's Zapdos
Type Lightning
HP 70
retreat cost
English expansion Gym Challenge
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 15/132
Japanese expansion Challenge from the Darkness
Japanese rarity Rare Holo
English expansion Celebrations
Rarity Rare Classic
English card no. 15/132
Japanese expansion Promo Card Pack 25th Anniversary Edition
Japanese card no. 008/025
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Zapdos.

Rocket's Zapdos (Japanese: R団のサンダー Rocket's Thunder) is a Lightning-type Basic Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Gym Challenge expansion.

Card text

If there are any   Energy cards in your discard pile, attach 1 of them to Rocket's Zapdos.
Rocket's Zapdos does damage to itself equal to 10 times the number of   Energy cards attached to it.

Pokédex data

Zapdos - Electric Pokémon
No. Height Weight
145 5'3" (1.6 m) 116 lbs. (52.6 kg)

Release information

This card was included in the Gym Challenge expansion, first released in the Japanese Challenge from the Darkness expansion. It was rereleased in the Celebrations expansion's Classic Collection for the Pokémon 25th Anniversary. This print features the 25th Anniversary logo in the bottom right corner of the artwork and lacks Wizards of the Coast from the copyright information. In Japan, it was reprinted as part of the Promo Card Pack 25th Anniversary Edition with a red and gold "25th" logo in the bottom right corner of the artwork. Both prints are Confetti Holofoil and have etching similar to Full Art cards.



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