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Escape Rope (Plasma Storm 120)

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Trainer Item
Escape Rope
あなぬけのヒモ Hole-Escape Rope
Team Plasma
Team Flare TCG logo.png
Illus. Ryo Ueda
English expansion Plasma Storm
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 120/135
Japanese expansion Freeze Bolt
Japanese Rarity U
Japanese card no. 054/059
Japanese expansion BW-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 169/BW-P

Escape Rope (Japanese: あなぬけのヒモ Hole-Escape Rope) is an Item card. It is part of the Plasma Storm expansion.

Card text

All prints
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Each player switches his or her Active Pokémon with 1 of his or her Benched Pokémon. (Your opponent switches first. If a player does not have a Benched Pokémon, he or she doesn't switch Pokémon.)
Do Nothing  
At the beginning of your turn, flip a coin. If heads, you can do nothing during your turn. If tails, your opponent can do nothing during his or her next turn.
You may play as many Item cards as you like during your turn (before your attack).

Release information

This card was released in the Plasma Storm expansion, originating from the Japanese Freeze Bolt expansion. In Japan, this card was reprinted as one of the BW-P Promotional cards, available as part of a ten card random pack released during the September 2012 Gym Challenge.


This card's effect matches that of Warp Point, a card previously released many times in between the Gym Challenge expansion and the Majestic Dawn expansion.


The Escape Rope is an item featured in the Pokémon games. It allows the player character to easily escape from places such as caves.

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