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Victory Ring (Battle Road promo)

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Trainer
Victory Ring
勝利のリング Victory Ring
Team Plasma
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FLARE
VictoryRingBattleRoad2005Promo.jpg
2005-2006 print
Illus. Takumi Akabane
Japanese expansion Unnumbered Promotional cards
Japanese expansion Unnumbered Promotional cards

Victory Ring (Japanese: 勝利のリング Victory Ring) is a Trainer card. It is one of the Unnumbered Promotional cards.

Card text

All prints
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Victory Ring can only be used by official tournament winners.

Flip a coin. If heads, choose as many cards from your hand as you like and shuffle them into your deck. Then draw that many cards from your deck and put them in 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.


Release information

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

Battle Road Spring 2003

  • Hokkaidō conference: Ito-Yokado Tonden, Sapporo on March 23, 2003.
  • Kantō A conference: Ito-Yokado Kasai, Tokyo on March 23, 2003.
  • Kansai conference: Daiei Deyashiki, Amagasaki on March 23, 2003.
  • Tōhoku conference: Ito-Yokado Izumi-ku, Sendai on March 30, 2003.
  • Chūbu conference: APiTA Nagakute, Aichi on March 30, 2003.
  • Kyūshū conference: Daiei Sasaoka, Fukuoka on March 30, 2003.
  • Kantō B conference: ESPA Kawasaki, Kanagawa on April 6, 2003.
  • Chūgoku/Shikoku conference: Fuji GRAND Natalie, Hiroshima on April 6, 2003.

Battle Road Autumn 2003

  • Kantō conference: Toshimaen Park, Tokyo between October 11-13, 2003.
  • Kansai conference: Umeda Center Building, Osaka on November 23, 2003.
  • Chūbu conference: FLEX Building, West Pavillion, Nagoya on November 30, 2003.

Battle Road Spring 2004

  • Kansai conference: Umeda Center Building, Osaka on March 21, 2004.
  • Kyūshū conference: Fukuoka Fashion Building, Fukuoka on March 21, 2004.
  • Hokkaidō conference: Sapporo Factory, Sapporo on March 27, 2004.
  • Kantō conference: Hamamatsuchō House, Tokyo on March 28, 2004.
  • Chūbu conference: Nagoya Trade & Industry Center, Nagoya on March 31, 2004.
  • Chūgoku/Shikoku conference: Hiroshima Industrial Hall, Hiroshima on March 31, 2004.
  • Tōhoku conference: Aztec Museum, Sendai on April 4, 2004.

Battle Road Autumn 2004

  • Kansai conference: Umeda Center Building, Osaka on October 24, 2004.
  • Kantō conference: Hamamatsuchō House, Tokyo on November 7, 2004.
  • Chūbu conference: Nagoya Trade & Industry Center, Nagoya on November 21, 2004.

Battle Road Spring 2005

  • Chūgoku/Shikoku conference: Hiroshima Industrial Hall, Hiroshima on March 13, 2005.
  • Hokkaidō conference: Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo on March 20, 2005.
  • Kansai A conference: Umeda Center Building, Osaka on March 26, 2005.
  • Kansai B conference: Umeda Center Building, Osaka on March 27, 2005.
  • Tōhoku conference: Aztec Museum, Sendai on March 27, 2005.
  • Kantō A conference: Hamamatsuchō House, Tokyo on April 2, 2005.
  • Kantō B conference: Hamamatsuchō House, Tokyo on April 3, 2005.
  • Chūbu conference: Port Messe Nagoya, Nagoya on April 3, 2005.
  • Kyūshū conference: Fukuoka Fashion Building, Fukuoka on May 8, 2005.*

Battle Road Spring 2006

  • Hokkaidō conference: Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo on March 19, 2006.
  • Kantō A conference: Hamamatsuchō House, Tokyo on March 25, 2006.
  • Kantō B conference: Hamamatsuchō House, Tokyo on March 26, 2006.
  • Tōhoku conference: Aztec Museum, Sendai on April 2, 2006.
  • Chūbu conference: Nagoya Trade & Industry Center, Nagoya on April 9, 2006.
  • Chūgoku/Shikoku conference: Hiroshima Industrial Hall, Hiroshima on April 16, 2006.
  • Kansai A conference: Umeda Center Building, Osaka on April 22, 2006.
  • Kansai B conference: Umeda Center Building, Osaka on April 23, 2006.
  • Kyūshū conference: Fukuoka Fashion Building, Fukuoka on April 30, 2006.

Gallery

VictoryRingBattleRoad2003Promo.jpg
2003-2004 print
VictoryRingBattleRoad2005Promo.jpg
2005-2006 print
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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 189 of the 2003-2004 print, and an estimated 162 of the 2005-2006 print exist.
  • Victory Ring cards awarded between 2003 and 2004 were presented in a framed certificate; those awarded between 2005 and 2006 were presented in perspex mounts. Both featured the event name, regional tournament and age division; the certificate also included the winner's name.

Origin


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