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Super Rod (Neo Genesis 103)

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Trainer Item
Super Rod
すごいつりざお Amazing Fishing Rod
Team Plasma
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FLARE
SuperRodNeoGenesis103.jpg
Neo Genesis print
Illus. Keiji Kinebuchi
English expansion Neo Genesis
Rarity Common
English card no. 103/111
Japanese expansion Gold, Silver, to a New World...
Japanese Rarity Common
English expansion Noble Victories
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 95/101
Japanese expansion Red Collection
Japanese Rarity U
Japanese card no. 060/066
English expansion Dragon Vault
English card no. 20/20
Japanese expansion Dragon Selection
Japanese card no. 018/020

Super Rod (Japanese: すごいつりざお Amazing Fishing Rod) is an Item card. It was first released in the Neo Genesis expansion as a Trainer card.

Card text

Neo Genesis print
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
{{{ruletext}}}
Flip a coin. If heads, put an Evolution card from your discard pile, if any, into your hand. If tails, put a Basic Pokémon card from your discard pile, if any, into your hand.
 
Do Nothing  
At the beginning of your turn, flip a coin. If heads, you can do nothing during your turn. If tails, your opponent can do nothing during his or her next turn.
Noble Victories print
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
{{{ruletext}}}
Shuffle 3 in any combination of Pokémon and basic Energy cards from your discard pile back into your deck.
 
Do Nothing  
At the beginning of your turn, flip a coin. If heads, you can do nothing during your turn. If tails, your opponent can do nothing during his or her next turn.
You may play as many Item cards as you like during your turn (before your attack).


Release information

This card was released in the Neo Genesis expansion, originating from the Gold, Silver, to a New World... expansion in Japan, with artwork by Keiji Kinebuchi. It was later released as an Item card with a completely different effect in the Noble Victories expansion with new artwork by 5ban Graphics, first originating from the Japanese Red Collection. It was reprinted as a Tinsel Holofoil in the Dragon Vault, first released in the Japanese Dragon Selection.

Gallery

SuperRodNeoGenesis103.jpg
Neo Genesis print
Illus. Keiji Kinebuchi
SuperRodNobleVictories95.jpg
Noble Victories print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
SuperRodDragonVault20.jpg
Dragon Vault print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori


Trivia

This card's Noble Victories expansion print is similar to that of Night Maintenance from Mysterious Treasures, which in turn matched Nightly Garbage Run from the Team Rocket expansion.

Origin

The Super Rod is the most effective fishing item featured in the Pokémon games.


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