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Rapidash (Expedition 26)

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Rapidash  
ギャロップ Gallop
Team Plasma
Fire
RapidashExpedition26.jpg
Illus. Kagemaru Himeno
Evolution stage
077 Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Ponyta
Card name Rapidash
Type Fire
Hit Points 70
weakness
Water×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
None
English expansion Expedition Base Set
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 26/165
Japanese expansion Base Expansion Pack
Japanese rarity Rare Holo
Japanese card no. 105/128
English expansion Expedition Base Set
Rarity Rare
English card no. 62/165
Japanese expansion Base Expansion Pack
Japanese rarity Rare
Japanese card no. 073/128
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Rapidash.

Rapidash (Japanese: ギャロップ Gallop) is a Fire-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It is part of the Expedition Base Set.

Card text

ColorlessColorless
Overrun
かけぬける
20
If your opponent has a Benched Pokémon, flip a coin. If heads, choose one of them and this attack does 10 damage to it. (Don't apply Weakness and Resistance for Benched Pokémon.)
FireFireColorless
Flame Tail
ほのおのしっぽ
40

e-Reader data

This card has three prints. The card ID of the Holofoil print is B-74. The card ID of the standard Non Holofoil print is B-74-#. A "Sample" version of the Non Holofoil print has the card ID M-74-#. On the Non Holofoil prints, the short strip contains Pokédex information, a brief card summary, and information on the content of the long strip. The species, height, and weight are present on the Holofoil print.

Pokédex data

Fire
Fire
Rapidash - Fire Horse Pokémon
No. Height Weight
078 5'7" (1.7 m) 209 lbs. (95.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
It just loves to gallop. The faster it goes, the longer the swaying flames of its mane will become.
とにかく はしるのが だいすき。 スピードが あがってくると たてがみの ゆらめきは ながくなる。

Animation

The long strip contains data for the self-contained Make A Dash! animation.

Release information

In order to promote the e-Reader outside Japan, Nintendo had Media Factory produce 10 cards from the upcoming Expedition Base Set in English to demonstrate the Dot Code technology at a media pre-launch party at the New York Pokémon Center in August 2002. This card, as well as the other 9, are printed with a Japanese card back, and have "Sample" in the bottom right corner where the expansion symbol would usually be. Approximately 50 sets were printed for use at the event, and were never intended for distribution. Cards that did not make it into circulation were apparently destroyed.

Trivia

Origin

This card's e-Reader Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Crystal.


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