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Dark Venusaur (Best of Game 7)

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Dark Venusaur  
わるいフシギバナ Bad Fushigibana
Team Plasma
Grass
DarkVenusaurBestofGame7.jpg
Illus. Shin-ichi Yoshida
Evolution stage
002 Stage 2 Pokémon
Evolves from Dark Ivysaur
Card name Dark Venusaur
Type Grass
Hit Points 70
weakness
Fire×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
  
Japanese expansion Unnumbered Promotional cards
Card GB 2 set Team Rocket's Ambition
Card GB 2 rarity Rare
Card GB 2 ID H03
English expansion Best of Game
English card no. 7
Japanese expansion Pokémon Web
Japanese rarity Rare Holo
Japanese card no. 041/048
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Venusaur.

Dark Venusaur (Japanese: わるいフシギバナ Bad Fushigibana) is a Grass-type Stage 2 Pokémon card. It is one of the Best of Game promotional cards.

Card text

GrassGrassGrass
Horrid Pollen
いやなかふん
30
Flip 2 coins. If 1 is heads, the Defending Pokémon is now Asleep and Poisoned. If both are heads, the Defending Pokémon is now Confused and Poisoned. If both are tails, the Defending Pokémon is now Paralyzed and Poisoned.

Pokédex data (Japanese promotional print)

Grass
Grass
Venusaur - Seed Pokémon
No. Height Weight
003 6'7" (2.0 m) 221 lbs. (100.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
大きな花が開いたとき、100万分の1の確率で、花粉をまき散らし、相手を特殊状態にする。

Pokédex data (Best of Game print)

Grass
Grass
Venusaur - Seed Pokémon
No. Height Weight
003 6'7" (2.0 m) 221 lbs. (100.0 kg)

Release information

In Japan, this card was available as an insert with Volume 10 of Pokémon Card Trainers magazine, released in March 2001. The card was subsequently reprinted in Pokémon Web. The English version of this card was released at BattleZone events in May 2003.

Trivia

  • Dark Venusaur is the only Dark final form Kanto starter Pokémon that was not released in the Team Rocket expansion.
  • Dark Venusaur is the only Grass-type final form starter to be a Dark Pokémon.
  • The English card has another version, which includes a gold "Winner" stamp in the bottom right corner of the artwork. These were awarded to those who had won a certain number of matches in the event. A jumbo versions of the card was also released, with the winner logo, which lack the reverse-holographic treatment.

Origin


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