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Pokémon Catcher (Emerging Powers 95)

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Trainer Item
Pokémon Catcher
ポケモンキャッチャー Pokémon Catcher
Team Plasma
Team Flare TCG logo.png
FLARE
PokémonCatcherDarkExplorers111.jpg
Dark Explorers print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
English expansion Emerging Powers
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 95/98
Japanese expansion White Collection
Japanese Rarity Uncommon
Japanese card no. 052/053
Japanese Deck Kit Battle Strength Decks
Japanese Half Deck Virizion Strength Deck
Japanese card no. 011/014
Japanese Deck Kit Battle Strength Decks
Japanese Half Deck Terrakion Strength Deck
Japanese card no. 011/014
Japanese Deck Kit Battle Strength Decks
Japanese Half Deck Cobalion Strength Deck
Japanese card no. 011/014
Japanese Deck Kit Battle Theme Deck: Victini
Japanese card no. 019/021
Japanese Deck Reshiram EX Battle Strength Deck
Japanese card no. 013/018
Japanese Deck Zekrom EX Battle Strength Deck
Japanese card no. 013/018
Japanese Deck Kit Battle Gift Set: Thundurus vs Tornadus
Japanese card no. 018/020
English expansion Dark Explorers
Rarity Ultra-Rare Rare
English card no. 111/108
Japanese expansion Dark Rush
Japanese Rarity Ultra-Rare Rare
Japanese card no. 076/069
Japanese Deck Kit Master Deck Build Box EX
Japanese card no. 034/046
Japanese Deck Black Kyurem-EX Battle Strength Deck
Japanese card no. 013/018
Japanese Deck White Kyurem-EX Battle Strength Deck
Japanese card no. 013/018
Japanese expansion Everyone's Exciting Battle
Japanese card no. 044/047

Pokémon Catcher (Japanese: ポケモンキャッチャー Pokémon Catcher) is an Item card. It is part of the Emerging Powers expansion.

Card text

All prints
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
{{{ruletext}}}
Switch your opponent's Active Pokémon with 1 of his or her Benched Pokémon.
 
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.
You may play as many Item cards as you like during your turn (before your attack).


Release information

Pokémon Catcher was first released in the Emerging Powers expansion, originating from the White Collection. It was reprinted in the Battle Strength Decks, Battle Theme Deck: Victini, the Reshiram EX and Zekrom EX Battle Strength Decks, and the Battle Gift Set: Thundurus vs Tornadus. It was later included in the Dark Explorers expansion as an Ultra-Rare Secret card, originating from the Japanese Dark Rush expansion. The original print was later reprinted in Japan as part of the Master Deck Build Box EX, and again in the Everyone's Exciting Battle collection.

Gallery

PokémonCatcherEmergingPowers95.jpg
Emerging Powers print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
PokémonCatcherDarkExplorers111.jpg
Dark Explorers print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori


Trivia

This card's effect matches that of Gust of Wind, a card previously released in the Base Set.

Origin


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