Electrode (Base Set 21)

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Electrode LV.40
マルマイン Marumine
Lightning
ElectrodeBaseSet21.jpg
Illus. Keiji Kinebuchi
Evolution stage
Voltorb
Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Voltorb
Card name Electrode
Type Lightning
HP 80
weakness
Fighting×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
 
English expansion Base Set
Rarity Rare
English card no. 21/102
Japanese expansion Expansion Pack
Japanese rarity Rare
Expansion Base Set 2
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 25/130
English expansion Pokémon Trading Card Game Classic
English Deck Charizard & Ho-Oh ex Deck
English card no. 011/034
Japanese expansion Pokémon Card Game Classic
Japanese Deck Charizard & Ho-Oh ex Deck
Japanese card no. 011/032
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Electrode.

Electrode (Japanese: マルマイン Marumine) is a Lightning-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Base Set.

Card text

Base Set print

Pokémon Power:
Buzzap
エネエネ
 
At any time during your turn (before your attack), you may Knock Out Electrode and attach it to 1 of your other Pokémon. If you do, choose a type of Energy. Electrode is now an Energy card (instead of a Pokémon) that provides 2 energy of that type. This power can't be used if Electrode is Asleep, Confused, or Paralyzed.
LightningLightningLightning Electric Shock
でんげき
50
Flip a coin. If tails, Electrode does 10 damage to itself.


Base Set 2 print

Pokémon Power:
Buzzap
エネエネ
 
At any time during your turn (before your attack), you may Knock Out Electrode and attach it to 1 of your other Pokémon. If you do, choose a type of Energy. Electrode is now an Energy card of that type (instead of a Pokémon) that provides 2 energy. This power can't be used if Electrode is Asleep, Confused, or Paralyzed.
LightningLightningLightning Electric Shock
でんげき
50
Flip a coin. If tails, Electrode does 10 damage to itself.


Pokémon Trading Card Game Classic print

Pokémon Power:
Buzzap
エネエネ
 
Once during your turn, you may Knock Out this Pokémon and attach it to 1 of your other Pokémon as a Special Energy card. While this card is attached to a Pokémon, it provides every type of Energy but provides only 2 Energy at a time. This Pokémon Power can't be used if this Pokémon is Asleep, Confused, or Paralyzed.
LightningLightningLightning Thunder Jolt
でんげき
50
Flip a coin. If tails, this Pokémon also does 10 damage to itself.


Pokédex data

Lightning
Lightning
Electrode - Ball Pokémon
No. Height Weight
101 3'11" (1.2 m) 147 lbs. (66.6 kg)
Pokédex entry
It stores electrical energy under very high pressure. It often explodes with little or no provocation.
すこしの刺激に反応して爆発する。バクダンボールというあだなで恐がられている。


Release information

This card was included in the Base Set, first released in the Japanese Expansion Pack. It was reprinted in the Base Set 2 expansion.

In the Scarlet & Violet Series, this card was reprinted in Holofoil for the Charizard & Ho-Oh ex deck of the Pokémon Trading Card Game Classic. This reprint lacks a regulation mark and is thus not legal for tournament play.

Trivia

Origin

Electric Shock's Japanese name is that of Thunder Jolt, a move in the Super Smash Bros. series. This card's English Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Red and Blue. The Japanese entry comes from Pokémon Red and Green.


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