Swalot (Arceus 9)

Swalot LV.40
マルノーム Marunoom
Illus. Aya Kusube
Evolution stage
Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Gulpin
Card name Swalot
Type Psychic
HP 100
retreat cost
English expansion Arceus
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 9/99
Japanese expansion Advent of Arceus
Japanese rarity Rare Holo
Japanese card no. 045/090
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Swalot.

Swalot (Japanese: マルノーム Marunoom) is a Psychic-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It is part of the Arceus expansion.

Card text

  Damage Roller
Put damage counters on the Defending Pokémon until the Defending Pokémon has the same remaining HP as Swalot. (If the Defending Pokémon has the same or less remaining HP as Swalot, this attack does nothing.)
    Entangle Tackle
You may do 50 damage plus 30 more damage. If you do, this attack does 30 damage to 1 of your Pokémon, and don't apply Weakness and Resistance to this damage.

Pokédex data

Swalot - Poison Bag Pokémon
No. Height Weight
317 5'07" (1.7 m) 176.4 lbs. (80.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
It swallows anything whole. It sweats toxic fluids from its follicles to douse foes.

Release information

This card was included in the Arceus expansion, first released in the Japanese Advent of Arceus expansion. A Non Holofoil print of the English card was included in the Stormshaper Theme Deck.



Entangle Tackle's Japanese name contains the noun makikomi, a term used in martial arts, particularly judo, for a series of throws that involve winding an opponent around the attacker's body. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum.

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