Honedge (XY Promo 12)

ヒトツキ Hitotsuki
Illus. 5ban Graphics
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Honedge
Type Metal
HP 50
retreat cost
English expansion XY Black Star Promos
English card no. XY12
Japanese expansion XY-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 012/XY-P
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Honedge.

Honedge (Japanese: ヒトツキ Hitotsuki) is a Metal-type Basic Pokémon card. It is one of the XY Black Star Promos.

Card text

  Swords Dance
During your next turn, this Pokémon's Slash attack's base damage is 40.

Pokédex data

Honedge - Sword Pokémon
No. Height Weight
679 2'07" (0.8 m) 4.4 lbs. (2.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
Apparently this Pokémon is born when a departed spirit inhabits a sword. It attaches itself to people and drinks their life force.
死者の 魂が 古代の 剣に 宿って 生まれたらしい。 人に とりつき 命を 吸う。

Release information

This card was released as one of the XY Black Star Promos available in the Flashfire Single Pack Blisters from May 7, 2014. In Japan, it was released as one of the XY-P Promotional cards and was one of four possible promotional cards given to customers who purchased ¥1000 worth of Pokémon Card Game products at participating stores as part of the Corocoro Presents: XY Super Hot Start-Up Campaign, which launched on December 13, 2013 in celebration of the release of Collection XCollection Y. This card features the campaign logo in the bottom right corner of the artwork.

A second Japanese print with the same promotional number was released featuring the logo for the Lizardon Mega Battle Commemoration Campaign, which launched on January 31, 2014 in celebration of the release of the Xerneas and Yveltal Half Decks, and ultimately the start of the Lizardon Mega Battle in May 2014.



Swords Dance and Slash are both moves in the Pokémon games that Honedge can learn. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon X.

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