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Raichu  
ライチュウ Raichu
Lightning
RaichuDarknessthatConsumesLight14.jpg
Illus. Kagemaru Himeno
Evolution stage
025 Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Pikachu
Card name Raichu
Type Lightning
Hit Points 110
weakness
Fighting×2
resistance
Metal-20
retreat cost
 
English expansion Burning Shadows
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 41/147
Japanese expansion Darkness that Consumes Light
Japanese rarity R
Japanese card no. 014/051
Japanese expansion GX Battle Boost
Japanese card no. 029/114
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Raichu.

Raichu (Japanese: ライチュウ Raichu) is a Lightning-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Burning Shadows expansion.

Contents

Card text

Ability
Evoshock
エボルショック
 
When you play this Pokémon from your hand to evolve 1 of your Pokémon during your turn, you may leave your opponent's Active Pokémon Paralyzed.
LightningLightningColorless Volt Tackle
ボルテッカー
130
This Pokémon does 30 damage to itself.


Pokédex data

Lightning
Lightning
Raichu - Mouse Pokémon
No. Height Weight
026 2'07" (0.8 m) 66.1 lbs. (30.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
It unleashes electric shocks that can reach 100,000 volts. When agitated, it can knock out even an Indian elephant.
電撃は 10万ボルトに 達することもあり ヘタに触ると インド象でも 気絶する。

Release information

This card was included in the Burning Shadows expansion, first released in the Japanese Darkness that Consumes Light expansion. It was later reprinted as a Mirror Holofoil print in the Japanese GX Battle Boost subset. A Cosmos Holo variant was later included in the Team Up Stage 1 Blisters released early February 2019.

Trivia

Origin

Volt Tackle is a move in the Pokémon games that Raichu can learn via prior evolution. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Sun. A Croagunk is featured in the illustration.


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