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Kirlia (EX Sandstorm 40)

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Kirlia  
キルリア Kirlia
Team Plasma
Psychic
KirliaEXSandstorm40.jpg
Illus. Hajime Kusajima
Evolution stage
280 Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Ralts
Card name Kirlia
Type Psychic
Hit Points 70
weakness
Psychic×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
 
English expansion EX Sandstorm
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 40/100
Japanese expansion Magma VS Aqua: Two Ambitions
Japanese rarity Rare
Japanese card no. 042/080
Expansion EX Dragon Frontiers
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 32/101
Japanese Theme Deck Imprison! Gardevoir ex Constructed Standard Deck
Japanese card no. 008/024
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Kirlia.

Kirlia (Japanese: キルリア Kirlia) is a Psychic-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the EX Sandstorm expansion.

Card text

PsychicColorless Psyshock
ねんりき
20
Flip a coin. If heads, the Defending Pokémon is now Paralyzed.
PsychicColorlessColorless Link Blast
リンクブラスト
60
If Kirlia and the Defending Pokémon have a different amount of Energy attached to them, this attack's base damage is 30 instead of 60.


e-Reader data

The EX Sandstorm print has the card ID I-51-#. The Dot Code strip contains Pokédex information, a TCG glossary snippet, and a brief area summary for Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire.

Pokédex data

Psychic
Psychic
Kirlia - Emotion Pokémon
No. Height Weight
030 2'07" (0.8 m) 45.0 lbs. (20.2 kg)
Pokédex entry
It is said that a Kirlia that is exposed to the positive emotions of its Trainer grows beautiful. This Pokémon controls psychokinetic powers with its highly developed brain.

Release information

This card is one of the 46 cards first released in September 2003 in the English EX Sandstorm expansion before the release of their Japanese prints. The Japanese print was later released on October 24 in the Magma VS Aqua: Two Ambitions expansion. It was later reprinted in the English EX Dragon Frontiers expansion, first released in the Japanese Imprison! Gardevoir ex Constructed Standard Deck.

Trivia

This is one of only four cards in EX Dragon Frontiers which isn't a Delta Species. The others are Ralts, Larvitar and Pupitar.

Origin

Psyshock's Japanese name is that of Confusion, a move in the Pokémon games that Kirlia can learn. This card's e-Reader Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Ruby.


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