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Jynx (Base Set 31)

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Jynx LV.23
ルージュラ Rougela
Team Plasma
Psychic
JynxBaseSet31.jpg
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Jynx
Type Psychic
Hit Points 70
weakness
Psychic×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
  
English expansion Base Set
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 31/102
Japanese expansion Expansion Pack
Japanese rarity Uncommon
Expansion Base Set 2
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 45/130
Card GB set Evolution
Card GB ID B37
Card GB 2 set Island of Fossil
Card GB 2 ID C47
Expansion Legendary Collection
Rarity Rare
English card no. 26/110
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Jynx.

Jynx (Japanese: ルージュラ Rougela) is a Psychic-type Basic Pokémon card. It is part of the Base Set.

Card text

Psychic
Doubleslap
おうふくビンタ
10×
Flip 2 coins. This attack does 10 damage times the number of heads.
PsychicPsychicColorless
Meditate
ヨガのポーズ
20+
Does 20 damage plus 10 more damage for each damage counter on the Defending Pokémon.

Pokédex data

Psychic
Psychic
Jynx - Human Shape Pokémon
No. Height Weight
124 4'7" (1.4 m) 90 lbs. (40.6 kg)
Pokédex entry
Merely by meditating, the Pokémon launches a powerful psychic energy attack.
人間のような言葉を話すが、まだ何を言っているのか不明で、現在研究されている。

Release information

This card was reprinted in the Base Set 2 and Legendary Collection reprint sets, which were only released outside of Japan.

Trivia

  • The English version of this card's illustration had the color of Jynx's face changed from black to purple due to the blackface controversy in subsequent reprints.
  • The English version of this card was the first to not take its Pokédex entry from any of the prior games.

Origin

Double Slap and Meditate are both moves in the Pokémon games. Jynx can learn Double Slap, though it was incapable of learning Meditate until Generation II, via breeding. This card's Japanese Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Red and Green.


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