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Energy Switch (Aquapolis 120)

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Trainer Item
Energy Switch
エネルギーつけかえ Energy Replacement
EnergySwitchAquapolis120.jpg
Aquapolis print
Illus. Mikio Menjo

Energy Switch (Japanese: エネルギーつけかえ Energy Replacement) is an Item card. It was first released in the Aquapolis expansion as a Trainer card.

Contents

Card text

Aquapolis 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.
TAG TEAM
{{{ruletext}}}
Move a basic Energy card attached to 1 of your Pokémon to another of your 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.
Black & White 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.
TAG TEAM
{{{ruletext}}}
Move a basic Energy from 1 of your Pokémon to another of your 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).


e-Reader data

The Aquapolis print includes a Dot Code strip for use with the e-Reader, and has the card ID D-44-#. The short strip contains a brief card summary. There is no long strip for this card.

Release information

This card was included in the Aquapolis expansion with artwork by Mikio Menjo, first released in the Japanese Wind from the Sea expansion. It was reprinted in the EX Ruby & Sapphire expansion with new artwork by Ken Ikuji, first released in the Japanese Mudkip Constructed Starter Deck. This print was later included in the EX FireRed & LeafGreen, EX Unseen Forces, EX Power Keepers expansions, Japanese World Champions Pack expansion and in many Japanese Half Decks. It was reprinted in the Diamond & Pearl expansion with new artwork by Ryo Ueda, first released in the Japanese Space-Time Creation expansion. This print was later included in the Stormfront expansion and in several Japanese Half Decks. Energy Switch was reprinted again in the HeartGold & SoulSilver expansion with new artwork by Wataru Kawahara, first released in the Japanese HeartGold Collection. It was also included in the HS Trainer Kit. The Japanese release of this print was reclassified as an Item card, but the English did not adopt this name until its release in the Black & White expansion, first released in the Beginning Set, with new artwork by Kent Kanetsuna. This print was later reprinted in the Legendary Treasures expansion, first released in the Japanese Mewtwo vs Genesect Deck Kit.

Energy Switch was again reprinted in the Furious Fists expansion with new artwork by 5ban Graphics, first released as one of several Japanese XY-P Promotional cards that became available in a number of different card boxes. These included the Xerneas & Yveltal Card Box, released on December 13, 2013, the Primal Groudon & Primal Kyogre Card Box, released on December 13, 2014, and the Mega Mewtwo X & Mega Mewtwo Y Card Box, released on September 26, 2015. The Japanese Emerald Break expansion included a Secret print of Energy Switch, which was later printed in the English Roaring Skies expansion. The Furious Fists print was subsequently released as part of the English Generations expansion and in the Japanese BREAK Starter Pack.

Energy Switch was reprinted again during the Sun & Moon Series in the Sun & Moon expansion with new artwork by Ryo Ueda, first released in the Japanese Sun & Moon Starter Set. It was reprinted in the Celestial Storm expansion, first released in the Japanese Champion Road subset with the artwork by Ken Ikuji originally printed in the EX Ruby & Sapphire expansion. In Japan, the Sun & Moon print was later reprinted in the Thunderclap Spark subset, in 2 of the GX Starter Decks, in the Tag Team GX Premium Trainer Box, and in the Remix Bout subset.

Gallery

EnergySwitchAquapolis120.jpg
Aquapolis print
Illus. Mikio Menjo
EnergySwitchEXFireRedLeafGreen90.jpg
EX FireRed & LeafGreen print
Illus. Ken Ikuji
001108 T ENERUGITSUKEKAE.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ryo Ueda
EnergySwitchHeartGoldSoulSilver91.jpg
HeartGold & SoulSilver print
Illus. Wataru Kawahara
EnergySwitchBlackWhite94.jpg
Black & White print
Illus. Kent Kanetsuna
EnergySwitchFuriousFists89.jpg
Furious Fists print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
EnergySwitchEmeraldBreak90.jpg
Roaring Skies print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
EnergySwitchSunMoon117.jpg
Sun & Moon print
Illus. Ryo Ueda
EnergySwitchCelestialStorm129.jpg
Celestial Storm print
Illus. Ken Ikuji
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Celestial Storm 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

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