Shiftry (XY Promo 23)

ダーテング Dirteng
Illus. Sanosuke Sakuma
Evolution stage
Stage 2 Pokémon
Evolves from Nuzleaf
Card name Shiftry
Type Grass
HP 140
retreat cost
English expansion XY Black Star Promos
English card no. XY23
Japanese expansion XY-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 039/XY-P
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Shiftry.

Shiftry (Japanese: ダーテング Dirteng) is a Grass-type Stage 2 Pokémon card. It is one of the XY Black Star Promos.

Card text

  Whisk Away
Your opponent reveals his or her hand. Choose a Pokémon you find there and put it on the bottom of your opponent's deck. If you do, this attack does 30 more damage.
    Spirit Dance
Flip 2 coins. This attack does 30 more damage for each heads.

Pokédex data

Shiftry - Wicked Pokémon
No. Height Weight
275 4'03" (1.3 m) 131.4 lbs. (59.6 kg)
Pokédex entry
A Pokémon that was feared as a forest guardian. It can read the foe's mind and take preemptive action.
もりの かみさまと おそれられていた ポケモン。あいての かんがえを よみ さきまわりする のうりょくを もつ。

Release information

This card was released as one of the XY Black Star Promos available in the Phantom Forces Three Pack Blisters and the Phantom Forces Launch Kit on November 5, 2014. In Japan, it was released as one of the XY-P Promotional cards available in a twelve card promotional pack available to those who participated in the Pokémon Card Gym tournaments from the month of May 2014 through the month of July 2014.



Spirit Dance's Japanese name refers to the Tengu: creatures in Japanese folklore known for their trickery that also form the basis for Shiftry's appearance. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon X.

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