Open main menu

Bulbapedia β

Dark Slowking (EX Team Rocket Returns 9)

(Redirected from Dark Slowking (Rocket Gang Strikes Back 44))
Dark Slowking  
わるいヤドキング Bad Yadoking
Illus. Kouki Saitou
Evolution stage
079 Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Slowpoke
Card name Dark Slowking
Types Psychic/Darkness
Hit Points 80
retreat cost
English expansion EX Team Rocket Returns
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 9/109
Japanese expansion Rocket Gang Strikes Back
Japanese rarity Rare Holo
Japanese card no. 044/084
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Slowking.

Dark Slowking (Japanese: わるいヤドキング Bad Yadoking) is a dual-type Psychic/Darkness Stage 1 Pokémon card. It is part of the EX Team Rocket Returns expansion.

Card text

This Pokémon is both Psychic-attack.pngDarkness-attack.png type
Once during your turn (before your attack), you may look at the top card of your opponent's deck. Then, you may shuffle his or her deck. This power can't be used if Dark Slowking is affected by a Special Condition.
PsychicColorless Litter
You may discard a combination of up to 2 Pokémon Tool cards and Rocket's Secret Machine cards from your hand. If you do, this attack does 20 damage plus 30 more damage for each card you discarded.


This card's Cunning Poké-POWER is similar to the Pokémon Power of the same name possessed by the Dark Slowking from Neo Destiny. The two differ significantly, however, in that this version of the power doesn't require a successful coin flip of heads to work, whereas the Neo Destiny version does.


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