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Buffer Piece (EX Dragon 83)

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Trainer Pokémon Tool
Buffer Piece
まもりのかけら A Piece of Defense
Team Plasma
Team Flare TCG logo.png
FLARE
BufferPieceArceus84.jpg
Arceus print
Illus. Ryo Ueda
English expansion EX Dragon
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 83/97
Japanese expansion Rulers of the Heavens
Japanese Rarity Uncommon
Japanese card no. 054/054
Expansion EX Dragon Frontiers
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 72/101
Japanese Theme Deck Imprison! Gardevoir ex Constructed Standard Deck
Japanese card no. 023/024
Japanese Theme Deck Shockwave! Tyranitar ex Constructed Standard Deck
Japanese card no. 023/024
Expansion Arceus
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 84/99
Japanese Deck Kit Garchomp vs Charizard SP Deck Kit
Japanese Half Deck Garchomp Half Deck
Japanese card no. 014/016

Buffer Piece (Japanese: まもりのかけら A Piece of Defense) is a Pokémon Tool. It was first released as part of the EX Dragon expansion.

Card text

EX Dragon print
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Attach Buffer Piece to 1 of your Pokémon that doesn't already have a Pokémon Tool attached to it. If that Pokémon is Knocked Out, discard this card.
Damage done to the Pokémon Buffer Piece is attached to by an opponent's attack is reduced by 20 (after applying Weakness and Resistance). At the end of your opponent's turn after you played Buffer Piece, discard Buffer Piece.
 
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.
Arceus print
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Attach Buffer Piece to 1 of your Pokémon that doesn't already have a Pokémon Tool attached to it. If that Pokémon is Knocked Out, discard this card.
Damage done to the Pokémon this card is attached to by an opponent's attack is reduced by 20 (after applying Weakness and Resistance). At the end of your opponent's turn after you played Buffer Piece, discard Buffer Piece.
 
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.


Release information

This card was reprinted in the EX Dragon Frontiers expansion with the same artwork. This card was later reprinted with new artwork by Ryo Ueda in the Garchomp vs Charizard SP Deck Kit, eventually making its English appearance in the Arceus expansion.

Gallery

BufferPieceEXDragon83.jpg
EX Dragon print
Illus. Katsura Tabata
BufferPieceArceus84.jpg
Arceus print
Illus. Ryo Ueda
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

Origin


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