Raikou (Shining Legends 32)

ライコウ Raikou
Illus. Mitsuhiro Arita
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Raikou
Type Lightning
HP 120
retreat cost
English expansion Shining Legends
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 32/73
Japanese expansion Shining Legends
Japanese rarity R
Japanese card no. 033/072
Japanese Deck Lightning Raichu-GX Deck
Japanese card no. 035/131
Japanese expansion GX Ultra Shiny
Japanese card no. 034/150
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 Shining Legends expansion.

Card text

  Booming Thunder
Attach a   Energy card from your discard pile to 1 of your Benched Pokémon.
    Electric Ball

Pokédex data

Raikou - Thunder Pokémon
No. Height Weight
243 6'03" (1.9 m) 392.4 lbs. (178.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
The rain clouds it carries let it fire thunderbolts at will. They say that it descended with lightning.
雨雲を 背負っているので どんなときでも 雷を 出せる。雷とともに 落ちてきたという。

Release information

This card was included in the Shining Legends expansion, first released in the Japanese subset of the same name. It was reprinted as a Non Holofoil in the Japanese Lightning Raichu-GX Deck. It was reprinted in the Japanese GX Ultra Shiny subset. It was later reprinted as Cracked Ice Holofoil inside the Let's Play, Pikachu! theme deck.



Electric Ball is an attack that first appeared on Eelektrik from Noble Victories. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon X.

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