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Time-Space Distortion (Mysterious Treasures 124)

Trainer
Time-Space Distortion
時空のゆがみ Distortion of Space-Time
TimeSpaceDistortionMysteriousTreasures124.jpg
Illus. Shizurow
English expansion Mysterious Treasures
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 124/123
Japanese expansion Unnumbered Promotional cards
Japanese Deck Kit Shaymin LV.X Collection Pack
Japanese card no. 012/012
Japanese Deck Kit Mewtwo LV.X Collection Pack
Japanese card no. 012/012
Japanese Deck Kit Regigigas LV.X Collection Pack
Japanese card no. 012/012

Time-Space Distortion (Japanese: 時空のゆがみ Distortion of Space-Time) is a Trainer card. It was first released as part of the Mysterious Treasures 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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Flip 3 coins. For each heads, search your discard pile for a Pokémon, show it to your opponent, and put it into your hand.
 
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.


Release information

This card was included as part of the Mysterious Treasures expansion. In Japan, it was first awarded as a prize to the top 3 teams in the Team Battle DP Battle side event at 2007 Spring Battle Roads between March and April of that year. Teams consisted of 3 players; those including at least 1 member of elementary school age competed in the Elementary School League, while others could compete in the Open League. It was then awarded as a prize to the top-ranking players in the One Day Battle event at 2007 Summer Battle Roads between July and September of that year.

It was later awarded at the newly implemented Winter Challenge 2007 events, held between November 2007 and January 2008. Players from each age division who earned a set of three stamps in their battle passport in the knockout-style Arena Challenge were awarded this card. A single stamp was earned by achieving a two-match winning streak; however, a two-match win or a loss at any stage required players to queue for the event again. Attaining seven stamps allowed players to compete on the 'Premier Stage' for a chance to win a Mysterious Pearl promotional card.

It was subsequently reprinted in each of the Japanese Collection Packs in April 2009.

Trivia

  • This was the first secret card to be included in an English expansion since EX Holon Phantoms.
  • Not including Parallel Holofoils, this was the first English Trainer card to feature a Holofoil border.

Origin

The name of the card and the inclusion of Uxie, Mesprit and Azelf in the illustration are a reference to the events at the Spear Pillar in Pokémon Diamond and Pearl and Pokémon Platinum.


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