Lt. Surge's Electabuzz (Gym Heroes 27)

Lt. Surge's Electabuzz LV.22
マチスのエレブー Matis's Eleboo
Lightning
LtSurgeElectabuzzCoroCoroPromo.jpg
Unnumbered Promotional print
Illus. Atsuko Nishida
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Lt. Surge's Electabuzz
Type Lightning
HP 60
weakness
Fighting×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
  
Japanese expansion Unnumbered Promotional cards
Expansion Gym Heroes
Rarity Rare
English card no. 27/132
Japanese Theme Deck Kuchiba City Gym
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Electabuzz.

Lt. Surge's Electabuzz (Japanese: マチスのエレブー Matis's Eleboo) is a Lightning-type Basic Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Gym Heroes expansion.

Card text

  Charge
たいでん
Take up to 2   Energy cards from your discard pile and attach them to Lt. Surge's Electabuzz.
   Electric Current
デンキとばし
20
Take 1   Energy card attached to Lt. Surge's Electabuzz and attach it to 1 of your Benched Pokémon. If you have no Benched Pokémon, discard that Energy card.


Pokédex data

Electabuzz - Electric Pokémon
No. Height Weight
125 3'7" (1.1 m) 66 lbs. (30 kg)


Release information

In Japan, this card was released as an Unnumbered Promotional card with artwork by Atsuko Nishida and was available on a two-card insert alongside Erika's Dratini in the August 1998 issue of CoroCoro Comic, released on July 15, 1998. It was reprinted in the Gym Heroes expansion with new artwork by Ken Sugimori, first released in the Japanese Kuchiba City Gym Theme Deck.

A mail-in prize draw offering another copy of the original Japanese print was published in the December 1998 issue of Bessatsu CoroCoro Comic Special, released in late October 1998. People wishing to enter the prize draw were required to affix the application ticket on the bottom left of the article page to a postcard and send it to Shogakukan. Two thousand winners were sent a set of five mounted cards on two plain sheets: Imakuni? and Super Energy Retrieval on one; Computer Error, Lt. Surge's Electabuzz, and Erika's Dratini on the other.

Gallery

Gym Heroes print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Unnumbered Promotional print
Illus. Atsuko Nishida
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

Gym Leader Lt. Surge owns an Electabuzz in the Pokémon Adventures manga. Charge is a move introduced in the Generation III Pokémon games that Electabuzz cannot learn, however the Japanese names are not the same, making this attack and the move unrelated.


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