Garchomp ex (Paradox Rift 38)

Garchomp ex  
ガブリアスex Gaburias ex
Water
GarchompexParadoxRift38.jpg
Regular print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
Evolution stage
Gabite
Stage 2 Pokémon
Evolves from Gabite
Card name Garchomp ex
Type Water
HP 320
weakness
Lightning×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
None
English expansion Paradox Rift
Rarity Double Rare
English card no. 038/182
Japanese expansion Raging Surf
Japanese rarity RR
Japanese card no. 006/062
English expansion Paradox Rift
Rarity Ultra Rare
English card no. 219/182
Japanese expansion Raging Surf
Japanese rarity SR
Japanese card no. 076/062
English expansion Paradox Rift
Rarity Special Illustration Rare
English card no. 245/182
Japanese expansion Raging Surf
Japanese rarity SAR
Japanese card no. 085/062
English expansion Paradox Rift
Rarity Hyper Rare
English card no. 260/182
Japanese expansion Raging Surf
Japanese rarity UR
Japanese card no. 090/062
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Garchomp.

Garchompex (Japanese: ガブリアスex Gaburias ex) is a Water-type Stage 2 Pokémon ex card. It is part of the Paradox Rift expansion.

Card text

Tera
 
As long as this Pokémon is on your Bench, prevent all damage done to this Pokémon by attacks (both yours and your opponent's).
  Hydro Lander
ハイドロランダー
160
Attach up to 3 Basic   Energy cards from your discard pile to your Benched Pokémon in any way you like.
   Sonic Dive
ソニックダイブ
Discard 2 Energy from this Pokémon. This attack does 120 damage to 1 of your opponent's Pokémon. (Don't apply Weakness and Resistance for Benched Pokémon.)
 
Pokémon ex rule
When your Pokémon ex is Knocked Out, your opponent takes 2 Prize cards.


Release information

This card was included as a Regular card, a Full Art ultra rare card, a special illustration rare card, and a gold etched hyper rare card in the Paradox Rift expansion, first released in the Japanese Raging Surf subset. The Regular, ultra rare, and hyper rare prints feature artwork by 5ban Graphics, while the special illustration rare print features artwork by Oswaldo KATO.

An oversized version of the Regular print bearing the Paradox Rift expansion logo on the left side of the artwork as given away with eligible Pokémon Trading Card Game purchases in various countries. In France, it was available starting December 10, 2023 and given away with purchases worth at least €20 from participating Smyths stores.[1] From January 16, 2024, it was given away in the Czech Republic with purchases worth at least 499 Kč at participating JRC or Smarty stores, or from their online shops.[2] It was also available in Slovakia from the same date and was given away with purchases worth at least €19.99 at participating BRLOH or Smarty stores, or from their online shops.[3] It was available from March 8, 2024 in the United Kingdom and was given to customers who purchased at least £20 worth of TCG products at participating GAME stores. Although social media images stated this promotion would run until March 21,[4] the terms and conditions on the GAME website stated the promotion would run until March 28.[5] The oversized print was also available in Germany, but the date and method of its distribution is currently unknown.

Gallery

Regular print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
Ultra rare print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Special illustration rare print
Illus. Oswaldo KATO
Hyper rare print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori


Trivia

Origin

This card features a Terastallized Garchomp with the Water Tera Type. A wild Garchomp that Terastallizes into a Water-type appears in West Province (Area Two).

References


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