Pikachu (Wizards Promo 27)

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Pikachu LV.5
ピカチュウ Pikachu
Lightning
PikachuWizardsPromo27.jpg
Illus. Atsuko Nishida
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Pikachu
Type Lightning
HP 30
weakness
Fighting×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
None
English expansion Wizards Black Star Promos
English card no. 27
Japanese expansion Expansion Sheet 1
Japanese rarity Uncommon
Japanese Deck Kit Quick Starter Gift Set
Japanese Deck Red Deck
Card GB 2 set Sky Flying Pokémon
Card GB 2 rarity Uncommon
Card GB 2 ID F21
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 was first released as one of the Wizards Black Star Promos.

Card text

  Thundershock
でんきショック
10
Flip a coin. If heads, the Defending Pokémon is now Paralyzed.
   Agility
こうそくいどう
20
Flip a coin. If heads, during your opponent's next turn, prevent all effects of attacks, including damage, done to Pikachu.


Pokédex data

Pikachu - Mouse Pokémon
No. Height Weight
025 1'4" (0.4 m) 13 lbs. (6 kg)
Pokédex entry
When several of these Pokémon gather, their electricity can cause lightning storms.
トキワの森で見つけることができる。ただ、すばしっこいので捕まえるのが大変。


Release information

This card was available as a Wizards Black Star Promo in the VHS and DVD releases of The Power of One from November 14, 2000. In Japan, it was first available as a glossy card on sheet six of Expansion Sheet 1. It was reprinted as a non-glossy card in the Red Deck of the Quick Starter Gift Set.

An Italian version was included in the Pikachu World Collection, available to purchase exclusively at Pokémon Park 2000 held at Sydney University, Sydney, Australia from September 12 to October 4, 2000. This print features a gold foil Pikachu tail stamp opposite the Black Star Promo symbol.

Gallery

GB2 Sky Flying Pokémon sprite
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori


Trivia

This card is commonly known as Bumblebee Pikachu or Tiger Pikachu, in reference to the angle the Pikachu is illustrated from, giving the impression of bee or tiger stripes.

Origin

ThunderShock and Agility are moves in the Pokémon games that Pikachu can learn. This card's English Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Red and Blue, though it is slightly reworded.


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