Chinchou (Evolving Skies 52)

チョンチー Chonchie
Illus. sowsow
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Chinchou
Type Lightning
HP 70
retreat cost
English expansion Evolving Skies
Rarity Common
English card no. 052/203
Japanese expansion Peerless Fighters
Japanese rarity C
Japanese card no. 020/070
Japanese Deck Start Deck 100
Japanese card no. 131/414
Expansion McDonald's Collection 2022
English card no. 8/15
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Chinchou.

Chinchou (Japanese: チョンチー Chonchie) is a Lightning-type Basic Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Evolving Skies expansion.

Card text

  Electro Ball

Pokédex data

Chinchou - Angler Pokémon
No. Height Weight
170 1'8" (0.5 m) 26.5 lbs. (12.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights.
暗い 海底では いつも 点滅している 触手の 灯り だけが 通信手段。

Release information

This card was included in the Evolving Skies expansion, first released in the Japanese Peerless Fighters subset. It was reprinted in the Japanese Start Deck 100. It was reprinted again in the McDonald's Collection 2022.



Electro Ball is a move in the Pokémon games that Chinchou can learn. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Shield. The Frigid Sea is featured in the illustration, as is the Crown Shrine in the distance.

  This article is part of Project TCG, a Bulbapedia project that aims to report on every aspect of the Pokémon Trading Card Game.