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Flying Pikachu (ANA promo 99)

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Flying Pikachu LV.11
そらをとぶピカチュウ Flying Pikachu
Team Plasma
Lightning
FlyingPikachuANAPromo99.jpg
Illus. Toshinao Aoki
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Flying Pikachu
Type Lightning
Hit Points 40
weakness
None
resistance
Fighting-30
retreat cost
 
Japanese expansion Unnumbered Promotional cards
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Pikachu.

Flying Pikachu (Japanese: そらをとぶピカチュウ Flying Pikachu) is a Lightning-type Basic Pokémon card. It was released as a promotional card in Japan only.

Card text

Lightning
Thunder Jolt
でんげき
20
Flip a coin. If tails, Flying Pikachu does 10 damage to itself.
ColorlessColorlessColorless
Fly
そらをとぶ
30
Flip a coin. If heads, during your opponent's next turn, prevent all effects of attacks, including damage, done to Flying Pikachu; if tails, this attack does nothing (not even damage).

Pokédex data

Lightning
Lightning
Pikachu - Mouse Pokémon
No. Height Weight
025 1'04" (0.4 m) 13.0 lbs. (6.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
空を飛ぶことによって自らの弱点を克服したピカチュウだ。

Release information

This card was released as a promotional card. In Japan, it was released as a special card by All Nippon Airways throughout June and July in 1999. Passengers flying in conjunction with the "Pokémon Getaways" campaign could redeem their boarding passes for a two-card set that included Flying Pikachu and Articuno. The card was never released in English.

Trivia

Since the release of this card, Pikachu that know Fly have appeared in other Pokémon media. A Pikachu with Fly can be downloaded to a Pokémon video game via certain events or game peripherals.

Origin

Thunder Jolt is a move in the Super Smash Bros. series that Pikachu can use. Fly is also a move, though Pikachu cannot learn it under normal conditions.


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