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Machamp (Expedition 16)

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カイリキー Kairiky
Team Plasma
Illus. Shin-ichi Yoshida
Evolution stage
067 Stage 2 Pokémon
Evolves from Machoke
Card name Machamp
Type Fighting
Hit Points 120
retreat cost
English expansion Expedition Base Set
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 16/165
Japanese expansion Base Expansion Pack
Japanese rarity Rare Holo
Japanese card no. 121/128
English expansion Expedition Base Set
Rarity Rare
English card no. 51/165
Japanese expansion Base Expansion Pack
Japanese rarity Rare
Japanese card no. 089/128
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Machamp.

Machamp (Japanese: カイリキー Kairiky) is a Fighting-type Stage 2 Pokémon card. It is part of the Expedition Base Set.

Card text

Once during your turn (before your attack), you may look at the top 4 cards of your deck and rearrange them as you like. This power can't be used if Machamp is affected by a Special Condition.
Iron Fist
Count the number of Pokémon you have in play with damage counters on them. Flip a coin. If heads, this attack does 50 damage plus 10 more damage for each of those Pokémon.

e-Reader data

This card has three prints. The card ID of the Holofoil print is B-88. The card ID of the standard Non Holofoil print is B-88-#. A "Sample" version of the Non Holofoil print has the card ID M-88-#. On the Non Holofoil prints, the short strip contains Pokédex information, a brief card summary, and information on the content of the long strip. The species, height, and weight are present on the Holofoil print.

Pokédex data

Machamp - Superpower Pokémon
No. Height Weight
068 5'3" (1.6 m) 287 lbs. (130.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
With four arms that react more quickly than it can think, it can execute many punches at once.
4ほんの うでは かんがえるより はやく はんしゃてきに うごき なんぱつもの パンチを くりだせる。


The long strip contains data for the Machop At Work mini-game. Two other cards from Expedition Base Set are also required to play it.

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.

This card was also made available in the Sample Pack 5 Card Set, bundled with copies of the e-Reader outside Japan.



An Ability named Iron Fist was later introduced in Generation IV; however, Machamp cannot have it. Aside from sharing the same English name, this card's attack and that Ability are completely unrelated. This card's e-Reader Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Crystal.

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