Lt. Surge's Electrode (Gym Challenge 52)

Lt. Surge's Electrode LV.33
マチスのマルマイン Matisse's Marumine
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Evolution stage
Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Lt. Surge's Voltorb
Card name Lt. Surge's Electrode
Type Lightning
HP 70
retreat cost
Expansion Gym Challenge
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 52/132
Japanese Theme Deck Kuchiba City Gym
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Electrode.

Lt. Surge's Electrode (Japanese: マチスのマルマイン Matisse's Marumine) is a Lightning-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It is part of the Gym Challenge expansion.

Card text

Pokémon Power:
Shock Blast
If Lt. Surge's Electrode is your Active Pokémon and gets damaged (even if it's Knocked Out), flip a coin. If tails, this power does 20 damage to each Active Pokémon. This power works even if Lt. Surge's Electrode is already Asleep, Confused, or Paralyzed when it takes damage.
    Power Ball [create category]
Flip 3 coins. This attack does 30 damage plus 10 more damage for each heads.

Pokédex data

Electrode - Ball Pokémon
No. Height Weight
101 3'11" (1.2 m) 147 lbs. (66.6 kg)


The Shock Blast Pokémon Power was later given an erratum so that a Shock Blast could not trigger another Shock Blast on another Lt. Surge's Electrode or one who's copying its power.


Gym Leader Lt. Surge owns multiple Electrode in the Pokémon Adventures manga.

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