Raikou (BREAKthrough 55)

ライコウ Raikou
Illus. Shin Nagasawa
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Raikou
Type Lightning
HP 120
retreat cost
English expansion BREAKthrough
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 55/162
Japanese expansion Red Flash
Japanese rarity R
Japanese card no. 026/059
Japanese expansion The Best of XY
Japanese card no. 033/171
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Raikou.

Raikou (Japanese: ライコウ Raikou) is a Lightning-type Basic Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the BREAKthrough expansion.

Card text

Shining Body
If this Pokémon has any   Energy attached to it, any damage done to this Pokémon by attacks is reduced by 20 (after applying Weakness and Resistance).
    Thunder Lance
This attack does 20 more damage for each   Energy attached to this Pokémon.

Pokédex data

Raikou - Thunder Pokémon
No. Height Weight
243 6'03" (1.9 m) 392.4 lbs. (178.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
This rough Pokémon stores energy inside its body, then sweeps across the land, shooting off electricity.
たいないで うずまく ちからを でんげきとして だしながら だいちを かけめぐる あらあらしい ポケモン。

Release information

This card was included in the BREAKthrough expansion, first released in the Japanese Red Flash expansion. It was reprinted in the Japanese The Best of XY subset. A Cosmos Holofoil variant was included in the Guardians Rising Two Pack Blister released July 3, 2017.



This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Y.

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