M Swampert-EX (XY Promo 87)

Mega Swampert EX  
MラグラージEX MLaglargeEX
Water
MSwampertEXXYPromo87.jpg
Illus. 5ban Graphics
Evolution stage
Swampert
M Pokémon-EX
Evolves from Swampert-EX
Card name M Swampert-EX
Type Water
HP 220
weakness
Grass×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
   
English expansion XY Black Star Promos
English card no. XY87
Japanese expansion XY-P Promotional cards
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Swampert.

MegaSwampertEX (Japanese: MラグラージEX MLaglargeEX) is a Water-type Mega M Pokémon-EX card. It is one of the XY Black Star Promos.

Card text

 
Mega Evolution rule
When 1 of your Pokémon becomes a Mega Evolution Pokémon, your turn ends.
     Strongarm Impact
ゴウワンインパクト
130+
You may do 30 more damage. If you do, discard the top 3 cards from each player's deck.
 
Pokémon-EX rule
When a Pokémon-EX has been Knocked Out, your opponent takes 2 Prize cards.


Release information

This card was included in the Mega Swampert-EX Premium Collection as one of the XY Black Star Promos, released November 4, 2015. A Jumbo version was also included in the collection. In Japan, it was released as an unnumbered XY-P Promotional card and was awarded to those who accumulated 9 Play Points by participating in various events leading up to the start of and during the Rayquaza Mega Battle. Eligible events included the qualifying phases of the tournament: the Rayquaza Gym Battle, the Rayquaza Pokémon Center Battle, and the Rayquaza Mega Battle Last Challenge qualifier; and side events at the tournament itself: the 3 on 3 Battle and the Knockout Battle. Five Play Points were awarded for participating in the qualifying events, and 2 for the tournament side events. 2 Play Points were awarded for a win in any of the side events, with a further 3 Play Points awarded for a 3-match winning streak in the 3 on 3 Battle.

The Rayquaza Gym Battle was held between March 1 and March 25, 2015 at participating Pokémon Card Gym venues. The Rayquaza Pokémon Center Battle was held at participating Pokémon Centers across two periods for different age categories: between March 28 and April 4, 2015 (all ages), and between March 29 and April 5, 2015 (elementary school students). The Rayquaza Mega Battle and Last Challenge qualifier were held at the Nagoya Trade & Industry Center, Nagoya on May 5, 2015; at Makuhari Messe, Chiba on May 9 and 10, 2015; at the Sapporo Factory, Sapporo on May 23 and 24, 2015; and at Intex Osaka, Osaka on May 31, 2015.

Trivia

The only Swampert-EX card was rotated in the 2017-18 Standard format, making this an orphaned card during the format.

Origin


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