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A number of early Unlimited run prints have no Jungle expansion symbol. This error occurs on the holographic version only.
 
A number of early Unlimited run prints have no Jungle expansion symbol. This error occurs on the holographic version only.
 
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Shift's Japanese name is that of {{a|Color Change}}, an [[Ability]] in the [[Pokémon games]]; however, {{p|Venomoth}} cannot have it. This card's English [[Pokédex]] entry comes from {{game|Red and Blue|s}}, though it is slightly reworded. The Japanese entry comes from {{game|Red and Green|s}}.
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Shift's and Venom Powder's Japanese names are those of {{a|Color Change}} and {{a|Shield Dust}}, respectively, two {{Abilities}} later introduced in the [[Generation III]] [[Pokémon games]]. {{p|Venomoth}} can have Shield Dust, but not Color Change. This card's English [[Pokédex]] entry comes from {{game|Red and Blue|s}}, though it is slightly reworded. The Japanese entry comes from {{game|Red and Green|s}}.
   
 
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Revision as of 23:09, 29 March 2013

Venomoth LV.28
モルフォン Morphon
Team Plasma
Grass
VenomothJungle13.jpg
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Evolution stage
048 Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Venonat
Card name Venomoth
Type Grass
Hit Points 70
weakness
Fire×2
resistance
Fighting-30
retreat cost
None
English expansion Jungle
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 13/64
Japanese expansion Pokémon Jungle
Japanese rarity Rare Holo
Expansion Jungle
Rarity Rare
English card no. 29/64
Expansion Base Set 2
Rarity Rare
English card no. 31/130
Card GB set Laboratory
Card GB ID D06
Card GB 2 set Beginning Pokémon
Card GB 2 ID A09
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Venomoth.

Venomoth (Japanese: モルフォン Morphon) is a Grass-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It is part of the Jungle expansion.

Card text

Pokémon Power:
Shift
へんしょく
 
 
Once during your turn (before your attack), you may change the type of Venomoth to the type of any other Pokémon in play other than Colorless. This power can't be used if Venomoth is Asleep, Confused, or Paralyzed.
GrassGrass
Venom Powder
りんぷん
10
Flip a coin. If heads, the Defending Pokémon is now Confused and Poisoned.

Pokédex data

Grass
Grass
Venomoth - Poison Moth Pokémon
No. Height Weight
049 4'11" (1.5 m) 28 lbs. (12.5 kg)
Pokédex entry
The dust-like scales covering its wings are color-coded to indicate the kinds of poison it has.
羽にリンプンがついていて、ヒラヒラとはばたくたびに猛毒の粉をばらまく。

Release information

The non-holographic version of this card was reprinted in the Base Set 2 reprint set, which was only released outside of Japan.

Trivia

A number of early Unlimited run prints have no Jungle expansion symbol. This error occurs on the holographic version only.

Origin

Shift's and Venom Powder's Japanese names are those of Color Change and Shield Dust, respectively, two Abilities later introduced in the Generation III Pokémon games. Venomoth can have Shield Dust, but not Color Change. This card's English Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Red and Blue, though it is slightly reworded. The Japanese entry comes from Pokémon Red and Green.


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