Gengar V (Fusion Strike 156)

Gengar V  
ゲンガーV GangarV
Illus. 5ban Graphics
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Gengar V
Type Darkness
HP 210
retreat cost
Expansion Fusion Strike
Rarity Ultra-Rare Rare
English card no. 156/264
Japanese Deck Gengar VMAX High-Class Deck
Japanese card no. 001/019
Japanese Deck Start Deck 100
Japanese card no. 253/414
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Gengar.

GengarV (Japanese: ゲンガーV GangarV) is a Darkness-type Basic Pokémon V card. It was first released as part of the Fusion Strike expansion.

Card text

   Dark Slumber
Your opponent's Active Pokémon is now Asleep.
    Pain Explosion
Put 3 damage counters on this Pokémon.
V rule
When your Pokémon V is Knocked Out, your opponent takes 2 Prize cards.

Release information

This card was included in the Fusion Strike expansion, first released in the Japanese Gengar VMAX High-Class Deck. It was reprinted in the Japanese Start Deck 100; Mirror Holofoil and Non Holofoil versions were available in different decks.


  • This and Gengar VMAX are the first Gengar cards to acknowledge Gengar's Poison typing.
    • While all Gengar cards released between the Diamond & Pearl and Sun & Moon series were Psychic-type, all of them had a Weakness to Darkness, while cards that were Psychic-type due to the Poison typing had a Weakness to Psychic.


Dark Slumber is an attack that first appeared on Darkrai from Majestic Dawn. Pain Explosion is an attack that first appeared on Gengar from Chilling Reign as Pain Burst.

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