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Koffing (Expedition 114)

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Koffing  
ドガース Dogars
Team Plasma
Grass
KoffingExpedition114.jpg
Illus. Hajime Kusajima
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Koffing
Type Grass
Hit Points 50
weakness
Psychic×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
 
English expansion Expedition Base Set
Rarity Common
English card no. 114/165
Japanese expansion Base Expansion Pack
Japanese rarity Common
Japanese card no. 001/128
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Koffing.

Koffing (Japanese: ドガース Dogars) is a Grass-type Basic Pokémon card. It is part of the Expedition Base Set.

Card text

Colorless
Ram
ぶつかる
10
Grass
Confusion Gas
こんらんガス
Flip a coin. If heads, the Defending Pokémon is now Confused.

e-Reader data

This card has two prints: the standard print has the card ID B-04-#, and a "Sample" version has the card ID M-04-#. The short strip contains Pokédex information, a brief card summary, and information on the content of the long strip.

Pokédex data

Grass
Grass
Koffing - Poison Gas Pokémon
No. Height Weight
109 2'00" (0.6 m) 2.0 lbs. (1.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
If one gets close enough to it when it expels poisonous gas, the gas swirling inside it can be seen.
もうどくを ふきだす ドガースに ちかづけたなら たいないで ガスが うずまいている ようすが みえる。

Construction: Melody Box

The long strip contains pattern data for the Construction: Melody Box application.

Release information

In order to promote the e-Reader outside Japan, Nintendo had Media Factory produce 10 cards from the upcoming Expedition Base Set in English to demonstrate the Dot Code technology at a media pre-launch party at the New York Pokémon Center in August 2002. This card, as well as the other 9, are printed with a Japanese card back, and have "Sample" in the bottom right corner where the expansion symbol would usually be. Approximately 50 sets were printed for use at the event, and were never intended for distribution. Cards that did not make it into circulation were apparently destroyed.

Trivia

Origin

This card's e-Reader Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Crystal.


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