Cyndaquil (SWSH Promo 221)

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Cyndaquil  
ヒノアラシ Hinoarashi
Fire
CyndaquilSWSHPromo221.jpg
SWSH Promotional print
Illus. Teeziro
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Cyndaquil
Type Fire
HP 60
weakness
Water×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
 
English expansion SWSH Black Star Promos
English card no. SWSH221
Japanese expansion S-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 275/S-P
English expansion Astral Radiance
Rarity Common
English card no. 023/189
Japanese expansion Time Gazer
Japanese rarity C
Japanese card no. 009/067
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Cyndaquil.

Cyndaquil (Japanese: ヒノアラシ Hinoarashi) is a Fire-type Basic Pokémon card. It was first released as one of the SWSH Black Star Promos.

Card text

Colorless Charge Energy
エネチャージ
Search your deck for up to 2 basic Energy cards, reveal them, and put them into your hand. Then, shuffle your deck.
Colorless Live Coal
ひだね
10


Pokédex data (SWSH Promotional print)

Fire
Fire
Cyndaquil - Fire Mouse Pokémon
No. Height Weight
155 1'8" (0.5 m) 17.4 lbs. (7.9 kg)
Pokédex entry
It has a timid nature. If it is startled, the flames on its back burn more vigorously.
臆病な 性格。 驚くと 背中の 炎が 一段と 強く 燃え上がる。


Pokédex data (Astral Radiance print)

Fire
Fire
Cyndaquil - Fire Mouse Pokémon
No. Height Weight
155 1'8" (0.5 m) 17.4 lbs. (7.9 kg)
Pokédex entry
Hails from the Johto region. Though usually curled into a ball due to its timid disposition, it harbors tremendous firepower.
ジョウトの地に 棲みし ポケモン。 小胆な 気性ゆえ 常より 身を 丸めるが 秘めたる 火力は 強烈。


Release information

This card was released as a Holofoil SWSH Black Star Promo with artwork by Teeziro and was available in the Collector Bundle from March 25, 2022 and the Spring 2022 Collector Chest from May 6, 2022. In Japan, it was released as a Non Holofoil S-P Promotional card and was first distributed through elementary schools in late January 2022. The card was one of three S-P Promos that could be enclosed with Pokémon-themed OenNote notebooks, which also came with a card display frame featuring outlines of the Pokémon Legends: Arceus starters.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7] It received a more general release as part of a third "Have Fun. Spring, Pokémon Card." campaign that began on March 25, 2022. During the campaign, customers who purchased any Pokémon TCG products at participating Pokémon Card Gym locations or eligible products at participating Pokémon Centers or Pokémon Stores were given a Promo Card Pack containing one of three S-P Promos. Customers were also given a "Have Fun. Spring, Pokémon Card." sticker with their purchase. The campaign ran for as long as stocks lasted and was limited to one per customer.[8] It was reprinted in the Astral Radiance expansion with different artwork by sui, first released in the Japanese Time Gazer expansion.

Gallery

CyndaquilSWSHPromo221.jpg
SWSH Promotional print
Illus. Teeziro
CyndaquilAstralRadiance23.jpg
Astral Radiance print
Illus. sui
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
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 card was officially released first in Taiwan as a Traditional Chinese-language S-P Promotional card as part of a Lunar New Year KFC promotion that ran between January 11 and February 28, 2022. Customers at participating restaurants who purchased a Chicken with Golden Seafood and Rich Cheese set meal during the promotion period received a Promo Card Pack containing one of three S-P Promos with their order. This print is Non Holofoil and features the KFC logo in the bottom right corner of the artwork. Customers ordering the set between January 24 and 30, 2022 would also receive two Pokémon red envelopes with their order.[9]

Origin

Charge Energy is an attack that first appeared on Vibrava from Furious Fists. This card's SWSH Promotional print's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Y, whereas the Astral Radiance print's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Legends: Arceus.

References


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