Koraidon (Scarlet & Violet 124)

Koraidon  
コライドン Koraidon
Fighting
KoraidonScarletViolet124.jpg
Scarlet & Violet print
Illus. Kouki Saitou
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Koraidon
Type Fighting
HP 130
weakness
Psychic×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
  
English expansion Scarlet & Violet
Rarity Rare
English card no. 124/198
Japanese expansion SV-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 007/SV-P
English expansion SVP Black Star Promos
English card no. 014
Japanese expansion SV-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 049/SV-P
Japanese Deck 2023 World Championships Yokohama Deck: Pikachu
Japanese card no. 013/030
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Koraidon.

Koraidon (Japanese: コライドン Koraidon) is a Fighting-type Basic Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Scarlet & Violet expansion.

Card text

    Claw Slash
ツメできりさく
70
     Rampaging Fang
ランページファング
190
Discard 3 Energy from this Pokémon.


Pokédex data

Koraidon - Paradox Pokémon
No. Height Weight
1007 8'2" (2.5 m) 668 lbs. (303.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
This seems to be the Winged King mentioned in an old expedition journal. It was said to have split the land with its bare fists.
拳で 大地を 引き裂いたと 古い 探検記に 記された ツバサノオウの 正体らしい。


Release information

This card was included in the Scarlet & Violet expansion as a Mirage Holofoil card with artwork by Kouki Saitou. A Non Holofoil print was available in the English Lucario ex Battle Deck starting May 5, 2023. In Japan, it was one of eight SV-P Promotional cards available in Let's Start Playing Pokémon Card Game Campaign Promo Card Packs, which were given to customers who purchased at least 10 packs of Scarlet ex or Violet ex at select retailers starting January 20, 2023.[1] It was also one of the four possible cards available in ex Starter Set Sprigatito & Lucario ex Promo Card Packs. The Japanese version of this print is Mirror Holofoil. This card was reprinted in Japan for the 2023 World Championships Yokohama Deck: Pikachu.

A Full Art SVP Black Star Promo with artwork by Mina Nakai was made available in the Koraidon version of the Scarlet & Violet Elite Trainer Box. A second version with the Pokémon Center logo above the Retreat Cost was available in the Koraidon version of the Scarlet & Violet Pokémon Center Elite Trainer Box. This print was released in Japan as a Holofoil SV-P Promotional card available at Triplet Beat Sealed Battle events held at participating Pokémon Card Gym locations starting March 10, 2023.[2] Entrants of these Sealed Battles received 15 Triplet Beat booster packs and two promotional cards upon paying the entry fee. These promotional cards comprised a copy of Rare Candy and a random copy of Nemona from two possible prints. Entrants were required to use cards obtained from their booster packs, any quantity of Basic Energy (provided by the venue), plus the two promotional cards and construct a 40-card deck to use in games with four Prize cards. Groups of up to four players would compete in round-robin mini tournaments, the winner of which received a Sealed Battle Promo Card Pack containing either a copy of this card or a Full Art Miraidon card. Each event concluded with a Rock-Paper-Scissors tournament, the winner of which also received a Sealed Battle Promo Card Pack.[2]

A special Triplet Beat Sealed Battle event was livestreamed on video platforms Niconico and YouTube on March 12, 2023, which featured a 4-player knockout tournament comprising TCG personalities followed by four exhibition matches. The personalities were dressed in attire emulating the Naranja and Uva Academy uniforms and the first round draw was determined by matching randomly assigned color cards. The tournament winner was awarded a Sealed Battle Promo Card Pack. The exhibition matches saw each personality challenge a guest TCG player, with the victor of each game earning a Triplet Beat booster box. Viewers could also enter a competition by following the Twitter accounts of the official Pokémon Card Channel and its presenters Raichu Umekawa, Nanapple, Kucheat Takeuchi, and Yopifoot, and tweet messages of support with the hashtag #ポケカシールド戦で遊ぼ, play in the Pokéca Sealed Battle. Three winners were selected by lottery, each of which received a Sealed Battle Promo Card Pack and a Triplet Beat booster box.[3]

The SVP Black Star Promotional print of this card was released in Indonesia and Thailand on January 26, 2024, as part of a promo pack available with every purchase of 1 box of the Shiny Treasure ex subset.

Gallery

Scarlet & Violet print
Illus. Kouki Saitou
SVP Promotional print
Illus. Mina Nakai
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
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori


Trivia

Origin

Claw Slash is an attack that first appeared on Sableye from the XY Black Star Promos. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Scarlet. Area Zero is featured in the SVP Black Star Promotional print's illustration.

References


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