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Hypnotoxic Laser (Plasma Storm 123)

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Trainer Item
Hypnotoxic Laser
どくさいみん光線 Poison Hypnotic Beam
Team Plasma
HypnotoxicLaserPlasmaStorm123.jpg
Illus. 5ban Graphics
English expansion Plasma Storm
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 123/135
Japanese expansion Plasma Gale
Japanese Rarity U
Japanese card no. 063/070
Japanese Half Deck Team Plasma's Powered Half Deck
Japanese card no. 013/017
Japanese Deck Kit Team Plasma Battle Gift Set
Japanese card no. 010/016
Japanese expansion BW-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 175/BW-P

Hypnotoxic Laser (Japanese: どくさいみん光線 Poison Hypnotic Beam) 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.
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Your opponent's Active Pokémon is now Poisoned. Flip a coin. If heads, your opponent's Active Pokémon is also Asleep.
 
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 first released in the Plasma Storm expansion, originating from the Japanese Plasma Gale expansion. It was also released in the Japanese Team Plasma's Powered Half Deck and Team Plasma Battle Gift Set. Later in Japan, it was reprinted as one of the BW-P Promotional cards and was available as part of a ten card random pack released during the February 2013 Gym Challenge.

Trivia

This card was banned from use at the 2013 North American Professor Cup, thus making it the first specific card to be banned from any official event since Wormadam from POP Series 7 was removed from the 2008 North American Professor Cup. The card along with Whirlipede was dominant at the 2013 European Professor Cup.

Origin


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