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Aerodactyl (Fossil 1)

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Aerodactyl LV.28
プテラ Ptera
Team Plasma
Fighting
AerodactylFossil16.jpg
Illus. Kagemaru Himeno
Evolution stage
Mysterious Fossil Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Mysterious Fossil
Card name Aerodactyl
Type Fighting
Hit Points 60
weakness
Grass×2
resistance
Fighting-30
retreat cost
  
English expansion Fossil
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 1/62
Japanese expansion Mystery of the Fossils
Japanese rarity Rare Holo
Expansion Fossil
Rarity Rare
English card no. 16/62
Card GB set Mystery
Card GB ID C34
Card GB 2 set We Are Team Rocket
Card GB 2 ID G33
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Aerodactyl.

Aerodactyl (Japanese: プテラ Ptera) is a Fighting-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It is part of the Fossil expansion.

Card text

Pokémon Power:
Prehistoric Power
げんしのちから
 
 
No more Evolution cards can be played. This power stops working if Aerodactyl is Asleep, Confused, or Paralyzed.
ColorlessColorlessColorless
Wing Attack
つばさでうつ
30

Pokédex data

Fighting
Fighting
Aerodactyl - Fossil Pokémon
No. Height Weight
142 5'11" (1.8 m) 130 lbs. (59 kg)
Pokédex entry
A ferocious prehistoric Pokémon that goes for the enemy's throat with its serrated saw-like fangs.
コハクに残された恐竜の遺伝子から復活させた。高い声で鳴きながら飛ぶ。

Release information

A prerelease version of the Holofoil print of this card was created as a Pokémon League promo in July 1999. The US version of this promotional print has the Starlight Holofoil, while the European print has the Cosmos Holofoil.

Trivia

This was the first Pokémon card to have a Resistance to its own type.

Origin

Prehistoric Power's Japanese name is that of Ancient Power, a move later introduced in the Generation II Pokémon games that Aerodactyl can learn. Wing Attack is also a move in the Pokémon games that Aerodactyl can learn. This card's English Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Red and Blue, whereas the Japanese entry comes from Pokémon Red and Green.


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