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Giovanni's Nidoking (CoroCoro promo)

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Giovanni's Nidoking LV.50
サカキのニドキング Sakaki's Nidoking
Team Plasma
Grass
GiovanniNidokingCoroCoroPromo.jpg
Illus. Atsuko Nishida
Evolution stage
033 Stage 2 Pokémon
Evolves from Giovanni's Nidorino
Card name Giovanni's Nidoking
Type Grass
Hit Points 100
weakness
Psychic×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
   
Japanese expansion Unnumbered Promotional cards
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Nidoking.

Giovanni's Nidoking (Japanese: サカキのニドキング Sakaki's Nidoking) is a Grass-type Stage 2 Pokémon card. It is one of the Unnumbered Promotional cards.

Card text

Pokémon Power:
Command
めいれい
 
 
Whenever one of your Giovanni's Nidoran♂ or Giovanni's Nidorino attacks, you may use this power. If the attack does damage to any Pokémon (including your own), it does 10 more damage to that Pokémon. If you have more than 1 Giovanni's Nidoking in play, use only 1 Command Pokémon Power for each attack.
GrassGrassColorlessColorless
Rumble
じひびき
50
The Defending Pokémon can't retreat during your opponent's next turn.

Pokédex data

Grass
Grass
Nidoking - Drill Pokémon
No. Height Weight
034 4'7" (1.4 m) 137 lbs. (62.0 kg)

Release information

In Japan, this card was available as an insert with the August 1999 issue of CoroCoro Comic. The card was never released in English.

Trivia

Origin

Giovanni uses a Nidoking when challenged in all games involving his appearance.


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