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Mew (Wizards Promo 47)

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Mew LV.8
ミュウ Mew
Team Plasma
100 151 MEW08 C702.jpg
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Mew
Type Psychic
Hit Points 40
retreat cost
English expansion Wizards Black Star Promos
English card no. 47
Japanese expansion Unnumbered Promotional cards
Card GB set Promotional Card
Card GB ID P14
Card GB 2 set Promotional
Card GB 2 ID P31
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Mew.

Mew (Japanese: ミュウ Mew) is a Psychic-type Basic Pokémon card. It was released as a promotional card.

Card text

Pokémon Power




Pokédex data

Species New Species Pokémon
Length 1'4" (0.4m)
Weight 9 lbs (3Kg)
Pokémon No. 151
Entry So rare that it is still said to be a mirage by many experts. Only a few people have seen it worldwide.

Release information

This card was released as a promotional card. In Japan, it came with the February 1997 issue of CoroCoro Comic, released in January 1997. It was later released again as a special card at the JR Stamp Rally. The English version of the card was released through Pokémon card leagues in June 2002.


  • A misprint was made on the English version of this card. Its Psyshock attack was printed as saying "Confused" where it should say "Paralyzed".
  • Additionally, the "Pokémon Power: Neutral Shield" text on the English card is red, which was unusual for a Psychic-type card prior to the split of Pokémon Powers into Poké-Powers and Poké-Bodies. Typical Pokémon Powers on English Psychic-type cards are in blue, while some of their Japanese counterparts (including the Japanese version of this card) are in yellow.
  • This card is commonly known as Glossy Mew or Lily Pad Mew, referring to its illustration. Despite the latter, Mew is actually on a rock.


Psyshock's Japanese name is that of Confusion, a move in the Pokémon games that Mew cannot learn.