Cyndaquil (Neo Genesis 57)

Cyndaquil LV.21
ヒノアラシ Hinoarashi
Illus. Shin-ichi Yoshida
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Cyndaquil
Type Fire
HP 50
retreat cost
English expansion Neo Genesis
Rarity Common
English card no. 57/111
Japanese expansion Gold, Silver, to a New World...
Japanese rarity Common
Japanese expansion Unnumbered Promotional cards
Japanese expansion Unnumbered Promotional cards
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Cyndaquil.

Cyndaquil (Japanese: ヒノアラシ Hinoarashi) is a Fire-type Basic Pokémon card. It is part of the Neo Genesis expansion.

Card text

Flip a coin. If tails, discard 1 Energy card attached to Cyndaquil.
   Quick Attack
Flip a coin. If heads, this attack does 10 damage plus 20 more damage; if tails, this attack does 10 damage.

Pokédex data

Cyndaquil - Fire Mouse Pokémon
No. Height Weight
155 1'8" (0.5 m) 17 lbs. (7.9 kg)
Pokédex entry
It is timid, and always curls itself up in a ball. If attacked, it flares up its back for protection.

Release information

This card was included in the Neo Genesis expansion, first released in the Japanese Gold, Silver, to a New World... expansion. In Japan, this card was reprinted as a promotional card for the release of Emperor of the Crystal Tower: Entei and was available at the 11th Next Generation World Hobby Fair held in January and February in 2000. This print only differs from the regular print by featuring "11th Annual World Hobby Fair Attendance Commemoration card" on the bottom right of the card border. Another promotional variant was released in Japan for those who participated in the Champion Road tournament held in January 2000. This print differs from the regular print by featuring "Champion Road 2000 Attendance Commemoration card" on the bottom right of the card border and gold foil on the expansion symbol in place of the regular black.

A Jumbo version was one of three cards available in copies of the Johto First Partner Pack, released on September 3, 2021 to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Pokémon franchise. This print features a foil Pokémon 25th Anniversary logo in the bottom right corner of the illustration window.



Quick Attack is a move in the Pokémon games that Cyndaquil can learn. This card's English Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Gold, whereas the Japanese entry comes from Pokémon Silver.

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