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オタマロ Otamaro
Illus. Naoki Saito
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Tympole
Type Water
Hit Points 50
retreat cost
Japanese expansion BW-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 191/BW-P
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Tympole.

Tympole (Japanese: オタマロ Otamaro) is a Water-type Basic Pokémon card. It is one of the BW-P Promotional cards.


Card text

Colorless Supersonic
Flip a coin. If heads, the Defending Pokémon is now Confused.
ColorlessColorless Resonance
If the Defending Pokémon is Confused, this attack does 20 more damage to the Defending Pokémon.

Pokédex data

Tympole - Tadpole Pokémon
No. Height Weight
535 1'08" (0.5 m) 9.9 lbs. (4.5 kg)
Pokédex entry
ほほの しんどうまくを ふるわせ ひとには きこえない おんぱを だし なかまたちに きけんを つたえる。

Release information

This card was awarded to participants of the Victory Cup 2012 and Victory Cup 2012 Last Challenge Qualifier events held over the course of Battle Carnival 2012 Autumn in Japan. The Battle Carnival took place at AXES Sapporo, Sapporo on November 4, 2012; at Intex Osaka, Osaka on November 17, 2012; and at the Tokyo International Exhibition Center, Tokyo between November 23-24, 2012. The card also features the Battle Carnival 2012 Autumn logo in the bottom right corner of the artwork.



Supersonic is a move in the Pokémon games that Tympole can learn. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Black 2 and White 2.

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