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Crushing Hammer
クラッシュハンマー Crush Hammer
CrushingHammerKalosStarterSet34.jpg
Kalos Starter Set print
Illus. 5ban Graphics

Crushing Hammer (Japanese: クラッシュハンマー Crush Hammer) is an Item card. It was first released as part of the Emerging Powers expansion.

Contents

Card text

Emerging Powers print
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Team Plasma
Team Plasma
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Team Flare TCG logo.png FLARE
You can't have more than 1 Prism Star card with the same name in your deck. If a Prism Star card would go to the discard pile, put it in the Lost Zone instead.
{{{ruletext}}}
Flip a coin. If heads, discard an Energy attached to 1 of your opponent's Pokémon.
 
Do Nothing  
At the beginning of your turn, flip a coin. If heads, you can do nothing during your turn. If tails, your opponent can do nothing during his or her next turn.
 
Do Nothing  
At the beginning of your turn, flip a coin. If heads, you can do nothing during your turn. If tails, your opponent can do nothing during his or her next turn.
You may play as many Item cards as you like during your turn (before your attack).
Sun & Moon print
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Team Plasma
Team Plasma
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Team Flare TCG logo.png FLARE
You can't have more than 1 Prism Star card with the same name in your deck. If a Prism Star card would go to the discard pile, put it in the Lost Zone instead.
{{{ruletext}}}
Flip a coin. If heads, discard an Energy from 1 of your opponent's Pokémon.
 
Do Nothing  
At the beginning of your turn, flip a coin. If heads, you can do nothing during your turn. If tails, your opponent can do nothing during his or her next turn.
 
Do Nothing  
At the beginning of your turn, flip a coin. If heads, you can do nothing during your turn. If tails, your opponent can do nothing during his or her next turn.
You may play as many Item cards as you like during your turn (before your attack).


Release information

This card was included in the Emerging Powers expansion with artwork by 5ban Graphics, first released in the Japanese Black Collection. It was reprinted in the Japanese Battle Theme Deck: Victini, the Master Deck Build Box EX, and the Mewtwo Half Deck in the Mewtwo vs Genesect Deck Kit. It was later released in the English Legendary Treasures expansion.

Crushing Hammer was reprinted during the XY Series in the English Kalos Starter Set with new artwork by 5ban Graphics, first released in the Japanese XY Beginning Set. This print was later included in the Japanese Yveltal Half Deck, in the English Generations expansion, and in the Japanese BREAK Starter Pack.

Crushing Hammer was reprinted again during the Sun & Moon Series as part of the Sun & Moon expansion, first released in the Japanese Collection Sun and Sun & Moon Starter Set simultaneously on December 9, 2016. This print features new artwork by Yoshinobu Saito. In Japan, it was later released as part of the Team Rocket Half Deck in the Ash vs Team Rocket Deck Kit and again in the Ultra Moon expansion as both a Regular and Full Art Secret card. The Secret print was later released in the English Ultra Prism expansion and features artwork by Yoshinobu Saito. In Japan, the Sun & Moon print was later included in 3 of the GX Starter Decks and in the Tag Team GX Deck Build Box.

Gallery

CrushingHammerEmergingPowers92.jpg
Emerging Powers print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
CrushingHammerKalosStarterSet34.jpg
Kalos Starter Set print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
CrushingHammerSunMoon115.jpg
Sun & Moon print
Illus. Yoshinobu Saito
CrushingHammerUltraPrism166.jpg
Ultra Prism print
Illus. Yoshinobu Saito
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori


Trivia

This card's effect matches that of Energy Removal 2.

Origin


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