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Persian (Next Destinies 81)

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ペルシアン Persian
Team Plasma
Illus. Shigenori Negishi
Evolution stage
052 Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Meowth
Card name Persian
Type Colorless
Hit Points 90
retreat cost
English expansion Next Destinies
Rarity Rare
English card no. 81/99
Japanese expansion Psycho Drive
Japanese rarity U
Japanese card no. 046/052
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Persian.

Persian (Japanese: ペルシアン Persian) is a Colorless-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It is part of the Next Destinies expansion.

Card text

Nasty Plot
Search your deck for a card and put it into your hand. Shuffle your deck afterward.
Shadow Claw
Flip a coin. If heads, discard a random card from your opponent's hand.

Pokédex data

Persian - Classy Cat Pokémon
No. Height Weight
053 3'03" (1.0 m) 70.5 lbs. (32.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
A very haughty Pokémon. Among fans, the size of the jewel in its forehead is a topic of much talk.
きぐらいが たかい ポケモン。マニアの あいだでは ひたいの ほうせきの サイズが わだいになる。

Release information

A Cosmos Holofoil version of this card was made available in the Dark Explorers Blisters, released on May 9, 2012.



Nasty Plot and Shadow Claw are both moves in the Pokémon games that Persian can learn, the latter via TM65. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Black and White. Castelia City is featured in the illustration.

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