Charizard ex (Obsidian Flames 125)

Charizard ex  
リザードンex Lizardon ex
Darkness
CharizardexSVPPromo74.jpg
SVP Promo 074 print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
Evolution stage
Charmeleon
Stage 2 Pokémon
Evolves from Charmeleon
Card name Charizard ex
Type Darkness
HP 330
weakness
Grass×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
  
English expansion Obsidian Flames
Rarity Double Rare
English card no. 125/197
Japanese expansion Ruler of the Black Flame
Japanese rarity RR
Japanese card no. 066/108
English expansion Obsidian Flames
Rarity Ultra Rare
English card no. 215/197
Japanese expansion Ruler of the Black Flame
Japanese rarity SR
Japanese card no. 125/108
English expansion Obsidian Flames
Rarity Special Illustration Rare
English card no. 223/197
Japanese expansion Ruler of the Black Flame
Japanese rarity SAR
Japanese card no. 134/108
English expansion Obsidian Flames
Rarity Hyper Rare
English card no. 228/197
Japanese expansion Ruler of the Black Flame
Japanese rarity UR
Japanese card no. 139/108
Expansion SVP Black Star Promos
English card no. 056
English expansion Paldean Fates
Rarity Double Rare
English card no. 054/091
Japanese expansion Shiny Treasure ex
Japanese rarity RR
Japanese card no. 115/190
English expansion SVP Black Star Promos
English card no. 074
Japanese expansion Shiny Treasure ex
Japanese rarity SSR
Japanese card no. 331/190
English expansion Paldean Fates
Rarity Special Illustration Rare
English card no. 234/091
Japanese expansion Shiny Treasure ex
Japanese rarity SAR
Japanese card no. 349/190
Japanese Deck Battle Master Deck Terastal Charizard ex
Japanese card no. 006/021
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Charizard.

Charizardex (Japanese: リザードンex Lizardon ex) is a Darkness-type Stage 2 Pokémon ex card. It was first released as part of the Obsidian Flames expansion.

Card text

Tera
 
As long as this Pokémon is on your Bench, prevent all damage done to this Pokémon by attacks (both yours and your opponent's).
 
Infernal Reign
れんごくしはい
 
When you play this Pokémon from your hand to evolve 1 of your Pokémon during your turn, you may search your deck for up to 3 Basic   Energy cards and attach them to your Pokémon in any way you like. Then, shuffle your deck.
   Burning Darkness
バーニングダーク
180+
This attack does 30 more damage for each Prize card your opponent has taken.
 
Pokémon ex rule
When your Pokémon ex is Knocked Out, your opponent takes 2 Prize cards.


Release information

This card was included as a Regular card, an ultra rare card, a special illustration rare card, and a gold etched hyper rare card in the Obsidian Flames expansion, first released in the Japanese Ruler of the Black Flame expansion. The Regular, ultra rare, and hyper rare prints feature artwork by 5ban Graphics, while the special illustration rare print is illustrated by AKIRA EGAWA. An SVP Promotional print numbered 056 with new artwork by takuyoa was included in the Charizard ex Premium Collection, released on October 20, 2023.

An oversized version of the Obsidian Flames Regular print bearing the expansion logo on the left side of the artwork as given away with eligible Pokémon Trading Card Game purchases in various countries. From November 6 until December 2, 2023, it was given to customers in Germany who spent at least €10 at participating Vedes or Schmunzelland stores.[1][2] Starting November 17, 2023, it was given away in France with purchases worth at least €20 at participating Smyths stores.[3] From November 22, 2023, it was given away in the Czech Republic with purchases worth at least 499 Kč at participating JRC or Smarty stores, or from their online shops.[4] It was also available in Slovakia from the same date and was given away with purchases worth at least €19.99 at participating BRLOH or Smarty stores, or from their online shops.[5] It was later available in the Netherlands from December 11, 2023 and was given away with purchases worth at least €25 at participating Intertoys stores.[6]

The Obsidian Flames Regular print was reprinted in the Japanese Shiny Treasure ex subset, alongside a new Full Art shiny ultra rare print with artwork by 5ban Graphics and a new special illustration rare print with artwork by AKIRA EGAWA, featuring the Shiny version of Charizard. The Shiny Treasure ex ultra rare print of the card was released in English as an SVP Black Star Promo numbered 074 in the Paldean Fates Tins, released on February 9, 2024. Both the Regular print and the new special illustration rare print were included in the Paldean Fates expansion. A new print with artwork by 5ban Graphics was included in the Japanese Battle Master Deck Terastal Charizard ex, released on May 17, 2024.

Gallery

Regular print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
Obsidian Flames
Ultra rare print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
Obsidian Flames
Special illustration rare print
Illus. AKIRA EGAWA
Obsidian Flames
Hyper rare print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
SVP Promo 056 print
Illus. takuyoa
Paldean Fates
Special illustration rare print
Illus. AKIRA EGAWA
SVP Promo 074 print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
Battle Master Deck print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
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

This card features a Terastallized Charizard with the Dark Tera Type.

References


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