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Tepig (BW Promo 2)

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Tepig  
ポカブ Pokabu
Team Plasma
Fire
TepigBWPromo2.jpg
BW Promotional print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Tepig
Type Fire
Hit Points 60
weakness
Water×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
  
Expansion BW Black Star Promos
English card no. BW02
English expansion McDonald's Collection
English card no. 3/12
Japanese expansion Tepig Collection Sheet
Japanese card no. 004/009
Japanese expansion BW-P Promotional cards
Japanese expansion BW-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 035/BW-P
Japanese expansion BW-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 043/BW-P
Japanese expansion BW-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 076/BW-P
Japanese expansion BW-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 079/BW-P
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Tepig.

Tepig (Japanese: ポカブ Pokabu) is a Fire-type Basic Pokémon card. It is one of the BW Black Star Promos.

Card text

FireColorless
Ember
ひのこ
30
Discard an Energy attached to this Pokémon.

Pokédex data

Fire
Fire
Tepig - Fire Pig Pokémon
No. Height Weight
498 1'08" (0.5 m) 21.8 lbs. (9.9 kg)
Pokédex entry
It blows fire through its nose. When it catches a cold, the fire becomes pitch-black smoke instead.
はなの あなから ほのおを ふく。カゼを ひくと ほのおでは なく まっくろな けむりに なってしまう。

Release information

This card was released as one of the BW Black Star Promos with English-exclusive artwork by Ken Sugimori in March 2011 as one of three cards available in the Sneak-Peek Tins. In Japan, it was originally released in the Journey Partners collection with artwork by Ken Sugimori. This print was included in the McDonald's Collection available in North America during June 2011. It was subsequently reprinted multiple times in Japan as BW-P Promotional cards.

The first reprint was unnumbered and was given to participants of each venue visited by the Pokémon Smile School, which toured Kindergartens and nurseries throughout Japan starting in May 2007. The campaign in which this card was available began in late 2010, and was distributed along with promotional versions of Snivy and Oshawott, and regular versions of Grass, Fire, and Water Energy cards until the end of the Pokémon Smile School campaign in 2012. This print features the 2010-2012 Pokémon Smile School logo in the bottom right corner of the artwork.

The print numbered 035/BW-P was available during the Spring Fair held at participating Ito-Yokado stores between April 29, 2011 and May 5, 2011. Elementary school children who completed the Pokémon Card Game BW Quiz Rally by correctly answering the four questions dotted around each store were awarded Snivy, this card, and Oshawott. The Quiz Rally was only held on the first and last day of the fair. This print features the Spring Fair logo. The print numbered 043/BW-P, as well as Snivy and Oshawott, could be obtained in the same Quiz Rally during the Pokémon Fair at participating Apita stores between April 30, 2011 and May 5, 2011. This print features the Pokémon Fair logo.

The print numbered 076/BW-P was available as an insert in the Pokémon Card Game BW Workbook, released on July 20, 2011, along with Snivy and Oshawott. This print features the workbook logo in the bottom right corner of the artwork. The final reprint, numbered 079/BW-P, was available during the Pokémon Stamp Rally BW, which ran from July 16 to August 31, 2011 across all regional JR services. Among the various events held over the course of the Stamp Rally, this card could be obtained by taking part in the JR Hokkaidō Pokémon Battle Train 2011 campaign, which ran from July 30 to August 21, 2011. Passengers with a copy of Pokémon Black or Pokémon White could play one of three special weekly Wi-Fi lines on the Battle Subway, each of which featured five consecutive double battles. Of the three cards available, Tepig was awarded to those who completed the Victini Route, which ran from New Chitose Airport to Sapporo between July 30 and August 5, 2011.

Gallery

TepigMcDonaldsCollection3.jpg
McDonald's Collection print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
TepigBWPromo2.jpg
BW Black Star Promotional 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
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori


Trivia

Origin

Ember is a move in the Pokémon games that Tepig can learn. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon White. Nuvema Town is featured in the McDonald's Collection print illustration.


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