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Empoleon (Dark Explorers 29)

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Empoleon  
エンペルト Emperte
Team Plasma
Water
EmpoleonDarkExplorers29.jpg
Dark Explorers print
Illus. Naoki Saito
Evolution stage
394 Stage 2 Pokémon
Evolves from Prinplup
Card name Empoleon
Type Water
Hit Points 140
weakness
Lightning×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
  
English expansion Dark Explorers
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 29/108
Japanese expansion Dark Rush
Japanese rarity R
Japanese card no. 021/069
Japanese Deck Kit Master Deck Build Box EX
Japanese card no. 008/046
English expansion Plasma Freeze
Rarity Ultra-Rare Rare
English card no. 117/116
Japanese expansion Spiral Force
Japanese rarity UR
Japanese card no. 056/051
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Empoleon.

Empoleon (Japanese: エンペルト Emperte) is a Water-type Stage 2 Pokémon card. It is part of the Dark Explorers expansion.

Card text

Ability
Diving Draw
ダイビングドロー
 
 
Once during your turn (before your attack), you may discard a card from your hand. If you do, draw 2 cards.
Water
Attack Command
アタックコマンド
10×
Does 10 damage times the number of Pokémon in play (both yours and your opponent's).

Pokédex data (Dark Explorers print)

Water
Water
Empoleon - Emperor Pokémon
No. Height Weight
395 5'07" (1.7 m) 186.3 lbs. (84.5 kg)
Pokédex entry
If anyone were to hurt its pride, it would slash them with wings that can cleave through an ice floe.
プライドを きずつける ものは りゅうひょうをも せつだんする つばさで まっぷたつに する。

Pokédex data (Plasma Freeze print)

Water
Water
Empoleon - Emperor Pokémon
No. Height Weight
395 5'07" (1.7 m) 186.3 lbs. (84.5 kg)
Pokédex entry
This extremely rare Pokémon is a different color than usual. It is very hard to find.
通常とは 色の 異なる とても 珍しい ポケモン。 出会うことは かなり 難しい。

Release information

This card was first released in the Dark Explorers expansion, the Dark Rush expansion in Japan, with artwork by Naoki Saito. A Non Holofoil version of this card was included in the English Shadows Theme Deck. It was later reprinted in Japan as part of the Master Deck Build Box EX, released on September 14, 2012. It was again reprinted in the Plasma Freeze expansion, originating from the Japanese Spiral Force expansion, with new artwork by Ayaka Yoshida as an Ultra-Rare Secret card.

Gallery

EmpoleonDarkExplorers29.jpg
Dark Explorers print
Illus. Naoki Saito
EmpoleonPlasmaFreeze117.jpg
Plasma Freeze print
Illus. Ayaka Yoshida
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

This card's Dark Explorers Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Black and White.


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