Pignite (Black & White 17)

チャオブー Chaoboo
Illus. Kouki Saitou
Evolution stage
Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Tepig
Card name Pignite
Type Fire
HP 100
retreat cost
English expansion Black & White
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 17/114
Japanese expansion Beginning Set
Japanese card no. 007/037
Japanese expansion Beginning Set +
Japanese card no. 007/034
Japanese expansion Beginning Set Pikachu Version
Japanese card no. 007/034
Expansion McDonald's Collection 2012
English card no. 4/12
Expansion Miscellaneous Promotional cards
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Pignite.

Pignite (Japanese: チャオブー Chaoboo) is a Fire-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Black & White expansion.

Card text

  Flame Charge
Search your deck for a   Energy card and attach it to this Pokémon. Shuffle your deck afterward.
    Heat Crash

Pokédex data

Pignite - Fire Pig Pokémon
No. Height Weight
499 3'03" (1.0 m) 122.4 lbs. (55.5 kg)
Pokédex entry
When its internal fire flares up, its movements grow sharper and faster. When it trouble, it emits smoke.
たいないの ほのおが もえあがるとうごきの キレと スピードが ます。ピンチになると けむりを ふきだす。

Release information

This card was included in the Black & White expansion, first released in the Japanese Beginning Set and Beginning Set for Girls. In Japan, it was reprinted in the Japanese Beginning Set + and Beginning Set Pikachu Version. It was later included in the McDonald's Collection 2012 as an exclusive Confetti Holofoil in June 2012. In July 2012, this card was released as an exclusive Cracked Ice Holofoil card in the Excellent Emboar Box.



Flame Charge and Heat Crash are both moves in the Pokémon games that Pignite can learn. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Black.

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