Rocket's Persian ex (EX Unseen Forces 116)

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Rocket's Persian ex
R団のペルシアン ex R Gang's Persian ex
Team Plasma
Illus. Mitsuhiro Arita
Evolution stage
052 Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Rocket's Meowth
Card name Rocket's Persian ex
Type Darkness
Hit Points 100
retreat cost
English expansion EX Unseen Forces
Rarity Rare Holo ex
English card no. 116/115
Japanese expansion PCG-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 036/PCG-P
Japanese expansion PCG-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 053/PCG-P
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Persian.

Rocket's Persian ex (Japanese: R団のペルシアン ex R Gang's Persian ex) is a Darkness-type Stage 1 Pokémon-ex card. It is part of the EX Unseen Forces expansion.

Card text

When Pokémon-ex has been Knocked Out, your opponent takes 2 Prize cards.
Night Cry
Once during your turn, if Rocket's Persian ex is on your Bench, you may search your deck for a Pokémon with Dark or Rocket's in its name. Show it to your opponent and put it into your hand. Shuffle your deck afterward.
Toxic Claws
The Defending Pokémon is now Poisoned. Put 2 damage counters instead of 1 on the Defending Pokémon between turns.

Release information

In Japan, this card was awarded to participants of the PCL Challenge Corner events held at the 21st Next Generation World Hobby Fair, which took place during January and February 2005. It was later awarded as a holographic PCG-P Promotional card to those who participated in the One-Day Battle events held at regional Spring 2005 Battle Road tournaments held during March 2005. The English translation variation of this card was released in the EX Unseen Forces expansion.


If this card were to follow the normal TCG type rules, it would be a Colorless card.


Toxic Claws is partially derived from Toxic, a move in the Pokémon games that Persian can learn via TM06.

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