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Robo Substitute (Phantom Forces 102)

Trainer Item
Robo Substitute
みがわりロボ [フレア団ギア] Robo Scapegoat [Team Flare Gear]
RoboSubstitutePhantomForces102.jpg
Team Flare Gear
Illus. Toyste Beach
English expansion Phantom Forces
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 102/119
Japanese expansion Phantom Gate
Japanese Rarity U
Japanese card no. 080/088
Japanese expansion XY-P Promotional cards
Japanese Deck Kit M Master Deck Build Box Power Style
Japanese card no. 034/049
Japanese expansion The Best of XY
Japanese card no. 119/171

Robo Substitute Team Flare Gear (Japanese: みがわりロボ [フレア団ギア] Robo Scapegoat [Team Flare Gear]) is an Item card. It was first released as part of the Phantom Forces expansion.

Contents

Card text

All prints
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Team Plasma
Team Plasma
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Team Flare TCG logo.png FLARE
You can't have more than 1 Prism Star card with the same name in your deck. If a Prism Star card would go to the discard pile, put it in the Lost Zone instead.
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Play this card as if it were a 30 HP Colorless Basic Pokémon. At any time during your turn (before your attack), you may discard this card from play.

This card can't retreat. If this card is Knocked Out, your opponent can't take any Prize Cards for it.

 
Do Nothing  
At the beginning of your turn, flip a coin. If heads, you can do nothing during your turn. If tails, your opponent can do nothing during his or her next turn.
 
Do Nothing  
At the beginning of your turn, flip a coin. If heads, you can do nothing during your turn. If tails, your opponent can do nothing during his or her next turn.
You may play as many Item cards as you like during your turn (before your attack).


Release information

This card was included in the English Phantom Forces expansion, first released in the Japanese Phantom Gate expansion. An unnumbered XY-P Promotional print was given to players who won two consecutive battles in the Victory Battle Gym MIX event held as part of the Battle Festa 2014. The Battle Festa 2014 was held at five locations across Japan: ACT CITY Hamamatsu Exhibition Event Hall, Shizuoka on October 26, 2014; Sunshine City Bunka Kaikan, Tokyo on the weekend of November 1-2, 2014; Kumamoto City Distribution and Information Hall, Kumamoto on November 9, 2014; Intex Osaka, Osaka on November 16, 2014; and Dream Messe Miyagi, Sendai on November 24, 2014. This card was reprinted again in Japan as part of the M Master Deck Build Box Power Style, released on August 7, 2015.

During the Sun & Moon Era in Japan, this card was reprinted in The Best of XY subset.

Trivia

Origin

Substitute is a move in the Pokémon games. The robot in the illustration is similar to the decoy that appears when Substitute is used.


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