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Tepig (Black & White 16)

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Tepig  
ポカブ Pokabu
Team Plasma
Fire
TepigLegendaryTreasures25.jpg
Legendary Treasures print
Illus. Kanako Eo
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Tepig
Type Fire
Hit Points 70
weakness
Water×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
  
English expansion Black & White
Rarity Common
English card no. 16/114
Japanese expansion Black Collection
Japanese rarity C
Japanese card no. 008/053
Japanese Deck Kit Master Deck Build Box EX
Japanese card no. 002/046
English expansion Legendary Treasures
Rarity Common
English card no. 25/113
Japanese expansion EX Battle Boost
Japanese card no. 017/093
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 part of the Black & White expansion.

Card text

FireColorless
Take Down
とっしん
30
This Pokémon does 10 damage to itself.

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 can deftly dodge its foe's attacks while shooting fireballs from its nose. It roasts berries before it eats them.
てきの こうげきを みがるに よけて はなから ひのたまを うちだす。ほのおで きのみを やいて たべる。

Release information

This card was released in the English Black & White expansion, first originating from the Japanese Black Collection, with artwork by 5ban Graphics. It was later reprinted in Japan as part of the Master Deck Build Box EX, released on September 14th, 2012. It was reprinted again with different artwork by Kanako Eo in the English Legendary Treasures expansion, first originating from the Japanese EX Battle Boost.

Gallery

TepigBlackWhite16.jpg
Black & White print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
TepigLegendaryTreasures25.jpg
Legendary Treasures print
Illus. Kanako Eo
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

This Legendary Treasures print is one of numerous cards to feature an illustration that is part of a narrative, a concept unique to the expansion. In this illustration, a husband and wife are depicted with their young son holding the family Tepig. The scene continues on the Pignite card.

Origin

Take Down is a move in the Pokémon games that Tepig can learn. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Black.


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