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Poké Dude (Fan Club promo)

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Trainer Supporter
Poké Dude
おしえテレビのおにいさん Teachy TV Older Brother
Team Plasma
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Japanese expansion Unnumbered Promotional cards

Poké Dude (Japanese: おしえテレビのおにいさん Teachy TV Older Brother) is a Supporter card. It is one of the Unnumbered Promotional cards.

Card text

All prints
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You can play only one Supporter card each turn. When you play this card, put it next to your Active Pokémon. When your turn ends, discard this card.
Do the “Teach Me!” pose, and ask your opponent a question (it does not need to be match-related). If your opponent couldn't answer, you may draw 2 cards from your deck.

(To do the “Teach Me!” pose, pose like the Poké Dude above!)

 
Do Nothing  
At the beginning of your turn, flip a coin. If heads, you can do nothing during your turn. If tails, your opponent can do nothing during his or her next turn.


Release information

This card was released as a promotional card in Japan. Little is known as to how it was distributed, though it is believed that it was a lottery prize awarded to members of the Pokémon Daisuki Club during the summer of 2004. The exact number of copies in existence is unknown, but due to the rather exclusive items that the Club are known to produce, it is estimated to be very limited. The card was never released in English.

Trivia

  • The Poké Dude in the illustration is portrayed by Hironobu Yoshida, who presented a live-action version of Teachy TV in Japan.
  • The background image is the area of Route 1 where the Poké Dude presents his show in the games.
  • The card features the Japanese Teachy TV logo on the bottom left of the card.

Origin

The Poké Dude is a character that appears in Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen and hosts a show targeted at novice Trainers.


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