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Beedrill (Base Set 17)

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Beedrill LV.32
スピアー Spear
Team Plasma
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Evolution stage
014 Stage 2 Pokémon
Evolves from Kakuna
Card name Beedrill
Type Grass
Hit Points 80
retreat cost
English expansion Base Set
Rarity Rare
English card no. 17/102
Japanese expansion Expansion Pack
Japanese rarity Rare
Expansion Base Set 2
Rarity Rare
English card no. 21/130
Card GB set Evolution
Card GB ID B09
Card GB 2 set Beginning Pokémon
Card GB 2 ID A05
Expansion Legendary Collection
Rarity Rare
English card no. 20/110
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Beedrill.

Beedrill (Japanese: スピアー Spear) is a Grass-type Stage 2 Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Base Set.

Card text

ColorlessColorlessColorless Twineedle
Flip 2 coins. This attack does 30 damage times the number of heads.
GrassGrassGrass Poison Sting
Flip a coin. If heads, the Defending Pokémon is now Poisoned.

Pokédex data

Beedrill - Poison Bee Pokémon
No. Height Weight
015 3'3" (1.0 m) 65 lbs. (29.5 kg)
Pokédex entry
Flies at high speed and attacks using the large, venomous stingers on its forelegs and tail.

Release information

This card was released in the English Base Set, first originating from the Japanese Expansion Pack. It was reprinted in the English Base Set 2 and Legendary Collection expansions.



Twineedle and Poison Sting are both moves in the Pokémon games that Beedrill 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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