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Slowbro (Fossil 43)

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Slowbro LV.26
ヤドラン Yadoran
Team Plasma
Illus. Kagemaru Himeno
Evolution stage
079 Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Slowpoke
Card name Slowbro
Type Psychic
Hit Points 60
retreat cost
English expansion Fossil
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 43/62
Japanese expansion Mystery of the Fossils
Japanese rarity Uncommon
Card GB set Laboratory
Card GB ID D30
Card GB 2 set Island of Fossil
Card GB 2 ID C42
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Slowbro.

Slowbro (Japanese: ヤドラン Yadoran) is a Psychic-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It is part of the Fossil expansion.

Card text

Pokémon Power:
Strange Behavior
As often as you like during your turn (before your attack), you may move 1 damage counter from 1 of your Pokémon to Slowbro as long as you don't knock out Slowbro. This power can't be used if Slowbro is Asleep, Confused, or Paralyzed.
Flip a coin. If heads, the Defending Pokémon is now Paralyzed.

Pokédex data

Slowbro - Hermitcrab Pokémon
No. Height Weight
080 5'3" (1.6 m) 173 lbs. (78.5 kg)
Pokédex entry
The Shellder that is latched onto Slowpoke's tail is said to feed on the host's left-over scraps.


  • Although this Pokémon is level 26, Slowpoke does not evolve into Slowbro until level 37.
  • Slowbro's species name is mislabeled as "Hermitcrab Pokémon," while its actual species name is the "Hermit Crab Pokémon."


Psyshock's Japanese name is that of Confusion, a move in the Pokémon games that Slowbro can learn. This card's English Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Red and Blue, though it is slightly reworded. The Japanese entry comes from Pokémon Red and Green.

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