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Tentacool (Fossil 56)

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Tentacool LV.10
メノクラゲ Menokurage
Team Plasma
Water
TentacoolFossil56.jpg
Illus. Kagemaru Himeno
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Tentacool
Type Water
Hit Points 30
weakness
Lightning×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
None
English expansion Fossil
Rarity Common
English card no. 56/62
Japanese expansion Mystery of the Fossils
Japanese rarity Common
Card GB set Laboratory
Card GB ID D19
Card GB 2 set Legendary Power
Card GB 2 ID B20
Expansion Legendary Collection
Rarity Common
English card no. 96/110
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Tentacool.

Tentacool (Japanese: メノクラゲ Menokurage) is a Water-type Basic Pokémon card. It is part of the Fossil expansion.

Card text

Fossil print

Pokémon Power:
Cowardice
おくびょう
 
 
At any time during your turn (before your attack), you may return Tentacool to your hand. (Discard all cards attached to Tentacool.) This power can't be used if Tentacool is Asleep, Confused, or Paralyzed.
Water
Acid
ようかいえき
10

Legendary Collection print

Pokémon Power:
Cowardice
おくびょう
 
 
At any time during your turn (before your attack), you may return Tentacool to your hand. (Discard all cards attached to Tentacool.) This power can't be used if Tentacool is affected by a Special Condition.
Water
Acid
ようかいえき
10

Pokédex data

Water
Water
Tentacool - Jellyfish Pokémon
No. Height Weight
072 2'11" (0.9 m) 100 lbs. (45.5 kg)
Pokédex entry
Drifts in shallow seas. Anglers who hook them by accident are often punished by its stinging acid.
水晶のように透き通った頭部から、不思議なビームを発射する。

Release information

This card was released in the English Fossil expansion, originating from the Japanese Mystery of the Fossils expansion. It was later reprinted in the English Legendary Collection expansion.

Trivia

Origin

Cowardice's Japanese name is that of Timid, a Nature in the Pokémon games. Acid is a move in the Pokémon games that Tentacool can learn. This card's English Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Red and Blue, whereas the Japanese entry comes from Pokémon Red and Green.


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