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Pikachu (World Collection)

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Pikachu  
ピカチュウ Pikachu
Team Plasma
Lightning
PikachuWorldCollectionEN.jpg
English print
Illus. Kouki Saitou
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Pikachu
Type Lightning
Hit Points 50
weakness
Fighting×2
resistance
Metal-20
retreat cost
 
English expansion World Collection
Japanese expansion Pikachu World 2010
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Pikachu.

Pikachu (Japanese: ピカチュウ Pikachu) is a Lightning-type Basic Pokémon card. It is part of the World Collection.

Card text

Colorless
Hello!
こんにちは!
Greet your opponent. Then, each player draws a card.
LightningLightningColorless
Thunderbolt
10まんボルト
60
Discard all Energy attached to Pikachu.

Pokédex data

Lightning
Lightning
Pikachu - Mouse Pokémon
No. Height Weight
025 1'04" (0.4 m) 13.2 lbs. (6.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
It raises its tail to check its surroundings. The tail is sometimes struck by lightning in this pose.
しっぽを たてて まわりの ようすを さぐっていると ときどき かみなりが しっぽに おちてくる。

Release information

Released as part of the promotional World Collection, this card was printed in nine different languages: English, Italian, Korean, Spanish, Japanese, German, French, Polish, and Portuguese. It was originally released in Japan on July 8, 2010 as part of the Pikachu World collection. 7-11 stores in Japan sold an exclusive Pikachu World that included an alternate Japanese print with a green background instead of blue. It was subsequently released as the World Collection in English in November 2010.

PikachuWorldCollectionEN.jpg
English print
Illus. Kouki Saitou
PikachuWorldCollectionIT.jpg
Italian print
Illus. Mitsuhiro Arita
PikachuWorldCollectionKO.jpg
Korean print
Illus. Masakazu Fukuda
PikachuWorldCollectionES.jpg
Spanish print
Illus. Kagemaru Himeno
PikachuWorldCollectionJP.jpg
Japanese print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
PikachuWorldCollectionJP7-11.jpg
Japanese 7-11 print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
PikachuWorldCollectionDE.jpg
German print
Illus. Naoki Saito
PikachuWorldCollectionFR.jpg
French print
Illus. Atsuko Nishida
PikachuWorldCollectionPL.jpg
Polish print
Illus. Kanako Eo
PikachuWorldCollectionPT.jpg
Portuguese print
Illus. Midori Harada
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori


Trivia

  • Many of the illustrations take inspiration from aspects of the respective language's country, such as the English, French, Italian, Polish, and Portuguese prints using colors of the countries' flags; additionally, the flowers on the Italian and Polish cards are actually arranged into the patterns on their respective flags.
  • The English release keeps the same collection symbol as the Japanese Pikachu World release, despite the name change.

Origin

Thunderbolt is a move in the Pokémon games that Pikachu can learn. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon SoulSilver.


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