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Raikou (Neo Revelation 13)

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Raikou LV.40
ライコウ Raikou
Team Plasma
Lightning
RaikouNeoRevelation13.jpg
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Raikou
Type Lightning
Hit Points 80
weakness
Fighting×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
 
English expansion Neo Revelation
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 13/64
Japanese expansion Awakening Legends
Japanese rarity Rare Holo
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 part of the Neo Revelation expansion.

Card text

Pokémon Power:
Lightning Burst
いなびかり
 
 
Whenever you attach a Lightning Energy card from your hand to Raikou, if your opponent has any Benched Pokémon, he or she chooses 1 of them and switches it with the Defending Pokémon. This power stops working while Raikou is Asleep, Confused, or Paralyzed.
LightningLightningLightning
Lightning Tackle
ライトニングタックル
50
Flip a coin. If tails, Raikou does 20 damage to itself.

Pokédex data

Lightning
Lightning
Raikou - Thunder Pokémon
No. Height Weight
243 6'3" (1.9 m) 392 lbs. (178 kg)
Pokédex entry
The rain clouds it carries let it fire thunderbolts at will. They say that it descended with lightning.
雨雲をせおっているので、どんなときでも雷を出せる。雷と共に落ちてきたという。

Trivia

This card's illustration portrays the same scene as Entei and Suicune, but with a focus on Raikou. It is from the artwork used for the Japanese Awakening Legends booster pack.

Origin

This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Gold.


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