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Ekans (Expedition 108)

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アーボ Arbo
Team Plasma
Illus. Kyoko Umemoto
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Ekans
Type Grass
Hit Points 50
retreat cost
English expansion Expedition Base Set
Rarity Common
English card no. 108/165
Japanese expansion Base Expansion Pack
Japanese rarity Common
Japanese card no. 004/128
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Ekans.

Ekans (Japanese: アーボ Arbo) is a Grass-type Basic Pokémon card. It is part of the Expedition Base Set.

Card text

Poison Sting
Flip a coin. If heads, the Defending Pokémon is now Poisoned.

e-Reader data

This card's ID is B-03-#. The short strip contains Pokédex information, a brief card summary, and information on the content of the long strip.

Pokédex data

Ekans - Snake Pokémon
No. Height Weight
023 6'07" (2.0 m) 15.0 lbs. (6.9 kg)
Pokédex entry
It flutters the tip of its tongue to seek out the scent of prey, then swallows the prey whole.
したさきを こまかく ふるわせて えものの においを さぐる。 みつけた えものは まるのみだ。

Construction: Melody Box

The long strip contains sound data for the Construction: Melody Box application.



Poison Sting is a move in the Pokémon games that Ekans can learn. This card's e-Reader Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Crystal.

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