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Dark Arbok (Team Rocket 2)

Dark Arbok LV.25
わるいアーボック Bad Arbok
Illus. Mitsuhiro Arita
Evolution stage
Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Ekans
Card name Dark Arbok
Type Grass
HP 60
retreat cost
English expansion Team Rocket
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 2/82
Japanese expansion Rocket Gang
Japanese rarity Rare Holo
Expansion Team Rocket
Rarity Rare
English card no. 19/82
Expansion W Promotional cards
Card GB 2 set We Are Team Rocket
Card GB 2 ID G02
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Arbok.

Dark Arbok (Japanese: わるいアーボック Bad Arbok) is a Grass-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It is part of the Team Rocket expansion.


Card text

GrassGrass Stare
Choose 1 of your opponent's Pokémon. This attack does 10 damage to that Pokémon. Don't apply Weakness and Resistance for this attack. (Any other effects that would happen after applying Weakness and Resistance still happen.) If that Pokémon has a Pokémon Power, that power stops working until the end of your opponent's next turn.
GrassGrassGrass Poison Vapor
The Defending Pokémon is now Poisoned. This attack does 10 damage to each of your opponent's Benched Pokémon. (Don't apply Weakness and Resistance for Benched Pokémon.)

Pokédex data

Arbok - Cobra Pokémon
No. Height Weight
024 11'6" (3.5 m) 143 lbs. (65 kg)
Pokédex entry
Freezes its prey with its stare. If you should encounter one, remember not to look into its eyes.

Release information

This card was included in the Team Rocket expansion as both a Holofoil and Non Holofoil card, first released in the Japanese Rocket Gang expansion as a Holofoil card. Both the Holofoil and Non Holofoil prints have a 3 between the 2 and the first 0 of the Copyright Date at the bottom of the card, making the Copyright Date 23000. A W Wizards stamped version of the Non Holofoil print was given away at the Hong Kong Pokémon League held in February 2001, with the copyright error corrected.

Release information



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