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Victory Orb (Battle Road promo)

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Trainer
Victory Orb
勝利のオーブ Victory Orb
Team Plasma
VictoryOrbBattleRoad2003Promo.jpg
2003-2004 print
Illus. Takumi Akabane
Japanese expansion Unnumbered Promotional cards
Japanese expansion Unnumbered Promotional cards

Victory Orb (Japanese: 勝利のオーブ Victory Orb) is a Trainer card. It is one of the Unnumbered Promotional cards.

Card text

2003-2004 print
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
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Victory Orb can only be used by official tournament winners.

Look at the top 7 cards of your deck, choose 1 of them, and put it into your hand. Put the remaining cards back on top of your deck. Shuffle your deck afterward.

 
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.
2005-2006 print
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
{{{ruletext}}}
Victory Orb can only be used by official tournament winners.

Look at the top 7 cards of your deck, then return them to the top of your deck in any order.

 
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.


Release information

This card was awarded to the top three competitors from each age division in each of the regional Japanese Battle Road Summer 2003 tournaments held between July and August 2003. It was awarded again in the same manner to participants of Battle Road Summer 2004 tournaments. For the 2005 season, it was reprinted with different artwork by the same illustrator featuring Mew. This version awarded to the top three competitors from each age division in each of the regional Battle Road Summer 2005 and 2006 tournaments. Details of each Battle Road tournament this card was awarded at are below.

Battle Road Summer 2003

  • Hokkaidō conference: Sapporo Community Dome, Sapporo between July 19-20, 2003.
  • Chūbu conference: Port Messe Nagoya, Nagoya between July 26-27, 2003.
  • Shikoku conference: Sun Messe Co., Ltd., Takamatsu on August 1, 2003.
  • Kansai conference: Intex Osaka, Osaka between August 2-3, 2003.
  • Kantō A conference: Saitama Super Arena, Saitama on August 6, 2003.
  • Kantō B conference: Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama between August 9-10, 2003.
  • Tōhoku conference: Shellcom Sendai, Sendai on August 16, 2003.
  • Chūgoku conference: Hiroshima Sun Plaza, Hiroshima on August 20, 2003.
  • Kyūshū conference: Marine Messe Fukuoka, Fukuoka between August 23-24, 2003.

Battle Road Summer 2004

  • Chūbu conference: Port Messe Nagoya, Nagoya between July 17-18, 2004.
  • Chūgoku conference: Hiroshima Green Arena, Hiroshima on July 24, 2004.
  • Kansai conference: Intex Osaka, Osaka between July 31-August 1, 2004.
  • Kantō A conference: Tokyo Fashion Town Building, Tokyo on July 31, 2004.
  • Kantō B conference: Tokyo Fashion Town Building, Tokyo on August 1, 2004.
  • Tōhoku conference: Yume Messe Miyagi, Sendai on August 4, 2004.
  • Hokkaidō conference: Sapporo Community Dome, Sapporo between August 7-8, 2004.
  • Kyūshū conference: Marine Messe Fukuoka, Fukuoka between August 7-8, 2004.

Note: Several other venues were host to the Battle Road Summer 2004 series, but they did not hold official tournaments.

Battle Road Summer 2005

  • Hokkaidō conference: Itokin Building, Sapporo on July 10, 2005.
  • Tōhoku conference: Aztec Museum, Sendai on July 10, 2005.
  • Kantō A conference: Tokyo International Exhibition Center, Tokyo on July 17, 2005.
  • Kansai A conference: Umeda Center Building, Osaka on July 17, 2005.
  • Kantō B conference: Tokyo International Exhibition Center, Tokyo on July 18, 2005.
  • Kansai B conference: Umeda Center Building, Osaka on July 18, 2005.
  • Chūbu conference: Port Messe Nagoya, Nagoya on July 23, 2005.
  • Chūgoku conference: Convex Okayama, Okayama on August 14, 2005.
  • Kyūshū conference: Marine Messe Fukuoka, Fukuoka on August 14, 2005.

Battle Road Summer 2006

  • Kyūshū conference: StarLanes Hakata, Fukuoka on July 16, 2006.
  • Kansai A conference: Umeda Center Building, Osaka on July 22, 2006.
  • Kansai B conference: Umeda Center Building, Osaka on July 23, 2006.
  • Chūbu conference: Nagoya Trade & Industry Center, Nagoya on July 23, 2006.
  • Tōhoku conference: Aztec Museum, Sendai on July 30, 2006.
  • Kantō A conference: Tokyo Ryutsu Center, Tokyo on August 5, 2006.
  • Kantō B conference: Tokyo Ryutsu Center, Tokyo on August 6, 2006.
  • Chūgoku/Shikoku conference: Hiroshima Industrial Hall, Hiroshima on August 13, 2006.
  • Hokkaidō conference: Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo on August 13, 2006.

Gallery

VictoryOrbBattleRoad2003Promo.jpg
2003-2004 print
VictoryOrbBattleRoad2005Promo.jpg
2005-2006 print
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

Based on the distribution at regional tournaments, an estimated 153 of the 2003-2004 print, and an estimated 162 of the 2005-2006 print exist.

Origin


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