This card was released in POP Series 9, originating as one of the Japanese DP-P Promotional cards. A special variant with a "Pokémon DAY 2009" stamp was released in several European countries as part of various Summer tour events (Pokémon Day) taking place between July and October 2009. In Japan, this card was released as part of the Collection Challenge, a campaign that saw the release of several promotional cards through events during the Summer of 2008. This card was awarded to those who completed the Pokémon Platinum Quiz Rally, held at participating store chains and Pokémon Centers between August 9 and 24, 2008. It was subsequently reprinted in the Shaymin LV.X Collection Pack released in April 2009.