Assault Vest (BREAKthrough 133)

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Trainer Item
Assault Vest
とつげきチョッキ Assault Vest
Team Plasma
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FLARE
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Illus. Toyste Beach
English expansion BREAKthrough
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 133/162
Japanese expansion Red Flash
Japanese Rarity U
Japanese card no. 055/059
Japanese expansion XY-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 220/XY-P

Assault Vest (Japanese: とつげきチョッキ Assault Vest) is a Pokémon Tool card. It is part of the BREAKthrough expansion.

Card text

All prints
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Attach a Pokémon Tool to 1 of your Pokémon that doesn't already have a Pokémon Tool attached to it.
Any damage done to the Pokémon this card is attached to by attacks from your opponent's Pokémon that have any Special Energy attached to them is reduced by 40 (after applying Weakness and Resistance).
 
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

This card was included in the English BREAKthrough expansion, first originating from the Japanese Red Flash expansion. Starting March 18, 2016 for as long as supplies lasted, this card was reprinted in Japan as a Cracked Ice Holofoil XY-P Promotional card. It was given to customers at participating stores hosting Pokémon Card Gym venues that purchased either a Zygarde-EX Perfect Battle Deck or a M Audino-EX Mega Battle Deck. This print also features both of the Perfect Battle Deck logos.

Trivia

Origin

The Assault Vest is an in-battle effect item in the Pokémon games that raises a Pokémon's Special Defense by 50%, but also prevents it from using status moves.


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