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Pikachu  
ピカチュウ Pikachu
Lightning
PikachuSMPromo183.jpg
Illus. Aya Kusube
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Pikachu
Type Lightning
Hit Points 70
weakness
Fighting×2
resistance
Metal-20
retreat cost
 
English expansion SM Black Star Promos
English card no. SM183
Japanese expansion SM-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 262/SM-P
Japanese expansion SM-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 376/SM-P
Japanese expansion SM-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 377/SM-P
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Pikachu.

Pikachu (Japanese: ピカチュウ Pikachu) is a Lightning-type Basic Pokémon card. It is one of the SM Black Star Promos.

Contents

Card text

LightningColorless Thunder Jolt
でんげき
40
This Pokémon does 20 damage to itself.


Pokédex data

Lightning
Lightning
Pikachu - Mouse Pokémon
No. Height Weight
025 1'04" (0.4 m) 13.2 lbs. (6.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
It's in its nature to store electricity. It feels stressed now and then if it's unable to fully discharge the electricity.
電気を 溜める 性質。時々 思い切り 放電 しないと ストレスを 感じる。

Release information

This card was one of the SM Black Star Promos included in the Unbroken Bonds Single Pack Blisters released May 3, 2019. In Japan, it was released as one of the SM-P Promotional cards and was available as part of a Toys "R" Us GX Starter Deck purchase campaign. Starting July 13, 2018 for as long as stocks lasted, customers purchasing at least 1 GX Starter Deck at participating Toys "R" Us stores could draw a card from a lucky box. Possible cards included this card, a promotional reprint of Tauros-GX, or regular copies of Grass, Fire, Water, or Lightning Energy cards. The Toys "R" Us logo featured in the bottom right corner of the illustration.

In Japan, two more SM-P Promotional prints featuring the same artwork were available as part of the Lawson Summer Campaign, which began on August 2, 2019 in conjunction with the official release of the Dream League subset. For every five booster packs purchased in one transaction at participating Lawson stores, customers would receive a special pack containing 1 of 5 possible cards. The promotion ran for as long as stocks lasted. The print numbered 376/SM-P is Holofoil, while the print numbered 377/SM-P is Non Holofoil. These prints lack any additional logos.

Trivia

Origin

Thunder Jolt is a move in the Super Smash Bros. series that Pikachu can use. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Moon.


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