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Dark Tyranitar (EX Team Rocket Returns 20)

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Dark Tyranitar  
わるいバンギラス Bad Bangiras
Team Plasma
Illus. Kyoko Koizumi
Evolution stage
247 Stage 2 Pokémon
Evolves from Dark Pupitar
Card name Dark Tyranitar
Types Fighting/Darkness
Hit Points 120
retreat cost
Expansion EX Team Rocket Returns
Rarity Rare
English card no. 20/109
Japanese Deck Kit Black Deck Kit
Japanese card no. 011/020
Japanese Deck Kit Black Deck Kit
Japanese card no. 012/020
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Tyranitar.

Dark Tyranitar (Japanese: わるいバンギラス Bad Bangiras) is a dual-type Fighting/Darkness Stage 2 Pokémon card. It is part of the EX Team Rocket Returns expansion.

Card text

This Pokémon is both FightingDarkness type
Sand Damage
As long as Dark Tyranitar is your Active Pokémon, put 1 damage counter on each of your opponent's Benched Basic Pokémon between turns. You can't use more than 1 Sand Damage Poké-Body between turns.
Second Strike
If the Defending Pokémon already has at least 2 damage counters on it, this attack does 50 damage plus 20 more damage.

Release information

A holographic variant of this card was available in the Jessie Theme Deck in English, and as a separately numbered card to its non-holographic counterpart in the Black Deck Kit in Japan.



Sand Damage's Japanese name is that of Sand Stream, an Ability in the Pokémon games that Tyranitar can have.

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