Butterfree (Expedition 5)

バタフリー Butterfree
Illus. Sumiyoshi Kizuki
Evolution stage
Stage 2 Pokémon
Evolves from Metapod
Card name Butterfree
Type Grass
HP 80
retreat cost
English expansion Expedition Base Set
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 5/165
Japanese expansion Base Expansion Pack
Japanese rarity Rare Holo
Japanese card no. 098/128
English expansion Expedition Base Set
Rarity Rare
English card no. 38/165
Japanese expansion Base Expansion Pack
Japanese rarity Rare
Japanese card no. 066/128
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Butterfree.

Butterfree (Japanese: バタフリー Butterfree) is a Grass-type Stage 2 Pokémon card. It is part of the Expedition Base Set.

Card text

Miraculous Powder
Once during your turn (before your attack), you may remove all Special Conditions from your Active Pokémon. This power can't be used if Butterfree is affected by a Special Condition.
    Spiral Drain
Flip a coin. If heads, remove 2 damage counters from Butterfree.

e-Reader data

The card ID of the Holofoil print is B-68. The card ID of the Non Holofoil print is B-68-#. On the Non Holofoil print, the short strip contains Pokédex information, a brief card summary, and information on the content of the long strip. The species, height, and weight are present on the Holofoil print.

Pokédex data

Butterfree - Butterfly Pokémon
No. Height Weight
012 3'7" (1.1 m) 71 lbs. (32.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
It flits from flower to flower, collecting honey. It can even identify distant flowers in bloom.
ミツをあつめに はなから はなへ とびまわる。 とおくで どんな はなが さいたかも さぐりあてる。


The long strip contains data for the Flower Power mini-game. Two other cards from Expedition Base Set are also required to play it.



This card's e-Reader Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Crystal.

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