Cloyster (XY 32)

パルシェン Parshen
Illus. Masakazu Fukuda
Evolution stage
Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Shellder
Card name Cloyster
Type Water
HP 100
retreat cost
English expansion XY
Rarity Rare
English card no. 32/146
Japanese expansion Collection Y
Japanese rarity U
Japanese card no. 017/060
English expansion Generations
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 20/83
Japanese expansion BREAK Starter Pack
Japanese card no. 076/072
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Cloyster.

Cloyster (Japanese: パルシェン Parshen) is a Water-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the XY expansion.

Card text

   Clamp Crush
Flip a coin. If heads, your opponent's Active Pokémon is now Paralyzed and discard an Energy attached to that Pokémon.
    Spike Cannon
Flip 5 coins. This attack does 30 damage times the number of heads.

Pokédex data

Cloyster - Bivalve Pokémon
No. Height Weight
091 4'11" (1.5 m) 292.1 lbs. (132.5 kg)
Pokédex entry
Cloyster that live in seas with harsh tidal currents grow large, sharp spikes on their shells.
しおのながれが はげしい うみに せいそくしている パルシェンの からのトゲは おおきく するどい。

Release information

This card was included in the XY expansion, first released in the Japanese Collection Y. It was later reprinted in the Generations expansion, with the Japanese version later available in special Blastoise versions of the BREAK Starter Pack sold initially at venues hosting the Kamex Mega Battle during May 2016, followed by a more general release from the Pokémon Center Online store in June 2016.



Spike Cannon is a move in the Pokémon games that Cloyster can learn. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon X.

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