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Giovanni's Pinsir (Gym Challenge 24)

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Giovanni's Pinsir LV.27
サカキのカイロス Sakaki's Kailios
Team Plasma
Grass
GiovanniPinsirGymChallenge24.jpg
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Giovanni's Pinsir
Type Grass
Hit Points 70
weakness
Fire×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
  
English expansion Gym Challenge
Rarity Rare
English card no. 24/132
Japanese expansion Challenge from the Darkness
Japanese rarity Rare
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Pinsir.

Giovanni's Pinsir (Japanese: サカキのカイロス Sakaki's Kailios) is a Grass-type Basic Pokémon card. It is part of the Gym Challenge expansion.

Card text

English release

GrassColorless Snapping Pincers
きあいばさみ
10+
Flip a coin. If heads, this attack does 10 damage plus 10 more damage; if tails, this attack does 10 damage.
GrassColorlessColorless Overhead Toss
うしろなげ
40
If you have any Benched Pokémon, flip a coin. If tails, choose 1 of your Benched Pokémon. This attack does 20 damage to that Pokémon. (Don't apply Weakness and Resistance for Benched Pokémon.)


Japanese release

GrassColorless Snapping Pincers
きあいばさみ
10+
Flip a coin. If heads, this attack does 20 more damage.
GrassColorlessColorless Overhead Toss
うしろなげ
40
Flip a coin. If tails, this attack does 20 damage to 1 of your Benched Pokémon. (Don't apply Weakness and Resistance for Benched Pokémon.)


Pokédex data

Grass
Grass
Pinsir - Stagbeetle Pokémon
No. Height Weight
127 4'11" (1.5 m) 121.3 lbs. (55 kg)

Release information

This card was released in the Japanese Challenge from the Darkness, with Snapping Pincers' effect possibly dealing an additional 20 damage. When it was included in the English Gym Challenge expansion, Snapping Pincers' effect was altered to only possibly deal an additional 10 damage.

Trivia

Origin


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