Raikou (Call of Legends SL9)

ライコウ Raikou
Illus. Noriko Hotta
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Raikou
Type Lightning
HP 90
retreat cost
English expansion Call of Legends
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. SL9
Japanese expansion L-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 064/L-P
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 is part of the Call of Legends expansion.

Card text

Extreme Speed
Raikou's Retreat Cost is   less for each   Energy attached to Raikou.
    Raging Thunder
Does 20 damage to 1 of your Pokémon, and don't apply Weakness and Resistance to this damage.

Pokédex data

Raikou - Thunder Pokémon
No. Height Weight
243 6'03" (1.9 m) 392.4 lbs. (178.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
A Pokémon that races across the land while barking a cry that sounds like crashing thunder.
かみなりが おちたときのような なきごえで ほえながら だいちを かけめぐる ポケモン。

Release information

This card was released in the Call of Legends expansion. In Japan, during the months of May and June 2010, those who bought two LEGEND series booster packs were entered into a draw to win one of one thousand sets of Raikou, Suicune, and Entei.



This Raikou card is based on the Shiny Nintendo event Raikou given out in Japanese movie theaters playing Ruler of Illusions: Zoroark in July 2010. Extreme Speed is a move in the Pokémon games that the event Raikou knows. Raging Thunder is an attack that first appeared on Zapdos from Expansion Sheet 2. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon SoulSilver.

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