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Raikou (HGSS Promo 19)

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Raikou  
ライコウ Raikou
Team Plasma
Lightning
RaikouHGSSPromo19.jpg
Illus. Noriko Hotta
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Raikou
Type Lightning
Hit Points 80
weakness
Fighting×2
resistance
Metal-20
retreat cost
 
English expansion HGSS Black Star Promos
English card no. HGSS19
Japanese expansion L-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 061/L-P
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Raikou.

Raikou (Japanese: ライコウ Raikou) is a Lightning-type Basic Pokémon card. It is one of the HGSS Black Star Promos.

Card text

LightningLightningColorless
Zap Cannon
でんじほう
70
During your next turn, Raikou can't use Zap Cannon.

Pokédex data

Lightning
Lightning
Raikou - Thunder Pokémon
No. Height Weight
243 6'03" (1.9 m) 392.4 lbs. (178.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
The rain clouds it carries let it fire thunderbolts at will. They say that it descended with lightning.
あまぐもを せおっているので どんなときでも かみなりを だせる。 かみなりとともに おちてきたという。

Release information

In Japan, upon the release of Ruler of Illusions: Zoroark, this card was made available as a holographic L-P promo in the LEGEND Perfect Set. The English print was made available in the Fall 2010 Collector's Tins.

Trivia

Origin

This Raikou card is based on the Shiny Nintendo event Raikou given out in Japanese movie theaters playing Ruler of Illusions: Zoroark in July 2010. Zap Cannon is a move in the Pokémon games that the event Raikou knows. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon HeartGold.


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