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Dark Slowbro (Team Rocket 12)

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Dark Slowbro LV.27
わるいヤドラン Bad Yadoran
Team Plasma
Illus. Mitsuhiro Arita
Evolution stage
079 Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Slowpoke
Card name Dark Slowbro
Type Psychic
Hit Points 60
retreat cost
English expansion Team Rocket
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 12/82
Japanese expansion Rocket Gang
Japanese rarity Rare Holo
Expansion Team Rocket
Rarity Rare
English card no. 29/82
Card GB 2 set Team Rocket's Ambition
Card GB 2 ID H24
Japanese expansion Pokémon Web
Japanese rarity Uncommon
Japanese card no. 028/048
Expansion Legendary Collection
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 8/110
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Slowbro.

Dark Slowbro (Japanese: わるいヤドラン Bad Yadoran) is a Psychic-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It is part of the Team Rocket expansion.

Card text (Team Rocket print)

Pokémon Power:
Reel In
When you play Dark Slowbro from your hand, choose up to 3 Basic Pokémon and/or Evolution cards from your discard pile and put them into your hand.
Fickle Attack
Flip a coin. If tails, this attack does nothing.

Pokédex data

Slowbro - Hermitcrab Pokémon
No. Height Weight
080 5'3" (1.6 m) 173 lbs. (78.5 kg)
Pokédex entry
It loves nothing better than to be left alone, and so sometimes ends up being manipulated by unscrupulous people.

Card text (Pokémon Web print)

Reel In
When you play this Pokémon from your hand to evolve 1 of your Pokémon, you may put 3 Pokémon from your discard pile into your hand.
Fickle Attack
Flip a coin. If tails, this attack does nothing.

Release information

This card was first released in the Team Rocket expansion as both a Holofoil and Non Holofoil, originating from the Rocket Gang expansion where it was only released as a Holofoil card. It was later reprinted in Japan as a Non Holofoil in the Pokémon Web expansion. In English, the Holofoil print was reprinted in the Legendary Collection expansion.


  • Although this Pokémon is level 27, Slowpoke does not evolve into Slowbro until level 37.
  • Slowbro's species name is mislabeled as "Hermitcrab Pokémon," while its actual species name is the "Hermit Crab Pokémon."


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