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Raichu (Next Destinies 40)

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ライチュウ Raichu
Team Plasma
Illus. Naoki Saito
Evolution stage
025 Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Pikachu
Card name Raichu
Type Lightning
Hit Points 90
retreat cost
English expansion Next Destinies
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 40/99
Japanese expansion Hail Blizzard
Japanese rarity U
Japanese card no. 024/052
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Raichu.

Raichu (Japanese: ライチュウ Raichu) is a Lightning-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It is part of the Next Destinies expansion.

Card text

Lightning Thundershock
Flip a coin. If heads, the Defending Pokémon is now Paralyzed.
LightningColorlessColorless Slam
Flip 2 coins. This attack does 80 damage times the number of heads.

Pokédex data

Raichu - Mouse Pokémon
No. Height Weight
026 2'07" (0.8 m) 66.1 lbs. (30.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
Its tail discharges electricity into the ground, protecting it from getting shocked.
しっぽが アースの 役目をはたして 電気を 地面に 逃がすので 自分自身は しびれたりしない。

Release information

This card was included in the English Next Destinies expansion, first released in the Japanese Hail Blizzard expansion. A Cosmos Holofoil version of this card was made available in the English Boundaries Crossed Stage 1 Blisters, released on November 7, 2012.



ThunderShock and Slam are both moves in the Pokémon games that Raichu can learn. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Black and White. Castelia City is featured in the illustration.

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