Ash-Greninja-EX (XY Promo 133)

Ash-Greninja EX  
サトシゲッコウガEX Satoshi GekkougaEX
Illus. 5ban Graphics
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Ash-Greninja-EX
Type Water
HP 170
retreat cost
English expansion XY Black Star Promos
English card no. XY133
Japanese expansion XY-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 218/XY-P
Japanese expansion XY-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 290/XY-P
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Greninja.

Ash-GreninjaEX (Japanese: サトシゲッコウガEX Satoshi GekkougaEX) is a Water-type Basic Pokémon-EX card. It is one of the XY Black Star Promos.

Card text

   Dancing Shuriken
Flip 3 coins. This attack does 20 damage times the number of heads to 1 of your opponent's Pokémon. (Don't apply Weakness and Resistance for Benched Pokémon.)
    Ninja Blade
This Pokémon can't use Ninja Blade during your next turn.
Pokémon-EX rule
When a Pokémon-EX has been Knocked Out, your opponent takes 2 Prize cards.

Release information

This card was printed as one of the XY Black Star Promos, included in the Ash-Greninja-EX Box released April 13, 2016, as both a regular-sized card and a Jumbo card.

In Japan, it was released as one of the XY-P Promotional cards, available to people who visited the Pokémon booth present at each venue hosting the 43rd Next Generation World Hobby Fair during the winter of 2016. The World Hobby Fair took place at Makuhari Messe, Chiba on January 23 and 24, 2016; at the Nagoya Dome, Nagoya on January 31, 2016; at the Kyocera Dome Osaka, Osaka on February 7, 2016; and at the Fukuoka Yahuoku! Dome, Fukuoka on February 14, 2016. Another print featuring the Pocket Monsters XY&Z logo was distributed through a TV Tokyo lottery in early 2016. To enter the lottery, Japanese residents were required to call TV Tokyo between December 24 and December 30, 2015. Winners were notified by January 18, 2016, 100 of which were given this card. Other available prizes included 1 of 4 high-class Pokémon Tretta tiles and an Ash-Greninja Moncollé figure.

It was released again in Japan with a different promotional number and was available as an insert with Limited Edition B copies of Pocket Monsters XY&Z TV Anime Character Song Project Collection Volume 2 -Compilation-, released on October 26, 2016. This print features an image of Ash Ketchum in the bottom left corner of the artwork. Another version of the CD, Limited Edition A, was released on the same day, but came packaged with an Altaria card instead.



Ash-Greninja is a unique form of Greninja that debuted in the Pokémon anime. Through an occurrence known as Bond Phenomenon, Ash's Greninja will assimilate aspects of Ash's appearance when it transforms, demonstrating the bond between the two.

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