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Golduck (Fossil 35)

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Golduck LV.27
ゴルダック Golduck
Team Plasma
Water
GolduckFossil35.jpg
Illus. Kagemaru Himeno
Evolution stage
054 Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Psyduck
Card name Golduck
Type Water
Hit Points 70
weakness
Lightning×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
 
English expansion Fossil
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 35/62
Japanese expansion Mystery of the Fossils
Japanese rarity Uncommon
Card GB set Laboratory
Card GB ID D15
Card GB 2 set Sky Flying Pokémon
Card GB 2 ID F11
Expansion Legendary Collection
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 43/110
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Golduck.

Golduck (Japanese: ゴルダック Golduck) is a Water-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It is part of the Fossil expansion.

Card text

Psychic
Psyshock
ねんりき
10
Flip a coin. If heads, the Defending Pokémon is now Paralyzed.
WaterWaterColorless
Hyper Beam
はかいこうせん
20
If the Defending Pokémon has any Energy cards attached to it, choose 1 of them and discard it.

Pokédex data

Water
Water
Golduck - Duck Pokémon
No. Height Weight
055 5'7" (1.7 m) 169 lbs. (76.6 kg)
Pokédex entry
Often seen swimming elegantly by lake shores. It is often mistaken for the Japanese monster, Kappa.
手のひらが水かきになっていて泳ぐのが得意。湖などで優雅な姿が見かけられる。

Release information

This card was released in the English Fossil expansion, originating from the Japanese Mystery of the Fossils expansion. It was later reprinted in the English Legendary Collection expansion.

Trivia

  • The red jewel that is usually found on Golduck's forehead is missing on this card's art.
  • Although this Pokémon is level 27, Psyduck does not evolve into Golduck until level 33.

Origin

Psyshock's Japanese name is that of Confusion, a move in the Pokémon games that Golduck can learn. Hyper Beam is also a move that Golduck can learn via TM15. This card's English Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Red and Blue, whereas the Japanese entry comes from Pokémon Red and Green.


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