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Metapod (Neo Discovery 42)

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Metapod LV.23
トランセル Trancell
Team Plasma
Grass
MetapodNeoDiscovery42.jpg
Illus. Sumiyoshi Kizuki
Evolution stage
010 Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Caterpie
Card name Metapod
Type Grass
Hit Points 70
weakness
Fire×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
  
English expansion Neo Discovery
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 42/75
Japanese expansion Crossing the Ruins...
Japanese rarity Uncommon
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Metapod.

Metapod (Japanese: トランセル Trancell) is a Grass-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It is part of the Neo Discovery expansion.

Card text

ColorlessColorless
Harden
かたくなる
During your opponent's next turn, whenever 20 or less damage is done to Metapod (after applying Weakness and Resistance), prevent that damage. (Any other effects of attacks still happen).
GrassGrass
Hatch
からやぶりしんか
Flip a coin. If heads, remove all damage counters from Metapod. Then, search your deck for a card that evolves from Metapod and attach that card to Metapod. This counts as evolving Metapod. Shuffle your deck afterward.

Pokédex data

Grass
Grass
Metapod - Cocoon Pokémon
No. Height Weight
011 2'4" (0.7 m) 22 lbs. (9.9 kg)
Pokédex entry
Inside the shell, it is soft and weak as it prepares to evolve. It stays motionless in the shell.
カラのなかは しんかの じゅんびで とても やわらかく くずれやすい。 なるべく うごかないようにしている。

Trivia

Origin

Harden is a move in the Pokémon games that Metapod can learn. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Gold.


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