Friend Ball (Skyridge 126)

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Trainer Item
Friend Ball
フレンドボール Friend Ball
FriendBallSkyridge126.jpg
Skyridge print
Illus. Katsura Tabata
English expansion Skyridge
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 126/144
Japanese expansion Mysterious Mountains
Japanese Rarity Uncommon
Japanese card no. 076/088
English expansion Celestial Storm
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 131/168
Japanese expansion Champion Road
Japanese Rarity C
Japanese card no. 057/066

Friend Ball (Japanese: フレンドボール Friend Ball) is an Item card. It was first released in the Skyridge expansion as a Trainer card.

Card text

Skyridge print
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Team Plasma
Team Plasma
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Team Flare TCG logo.png FLARE
You can't have more than 1 Prism Star card with the same name in your deck. If a Prism Star card would go to the discard pile, put it in the Lost Zone instead.
{{{ruletext}}}
Choose 1 of your opponent's Pokémon. Search your deck for a Baby Pokémon, Basic Pokémon, or Evolution card of the same type (color), show it to your opponent, and put it into your hand. 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.
 
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.
Celestial Storm print
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Team Plasma
Team Plasma
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Team Flare TCG logo.png FLARE
You can't have more than 1 Prism Star card with the same name in your deck. If a Prism Star card would go to the discard pile, put it in the Lost Zone instead.
{{{ruletext}}}
Search your deck for a Pokémon with the same type as 1 of your opponent's Pokémon in play, reveal it, and put it into your hand. Then, shuffle your deck.
 
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.
 
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.
You may play as many Item cards as you like during your turn (before your attack).


e-Reader data

The Skyridge print includes a Dot Code strip for use with the e-Reader, and has the card ID F-44-#. The short strip contains a brief card summary, and information on the content of the long strip.

Construction: Action

The long strip contains map data for the Construction: Action application.

Release information

This card was included in the Skyridge expansion with artwork by Katsura Tabata, first released in the Japanese Mysterious Mountains expansion. It was reprinted in the Celestial Storm expansion with the same artwork, first released in the Japanese Champion Road subset.

Gallery

FriendBallSkyridge126.jpg
Skyridge print
Illus. Katsura Tabata
FriendBallCelestialStorm131.jpg
Celestial Storm print
Illus. Katsura Tabata
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

Origin

Friend Ball is a type of Poké Ball introduced in Generation II that makes Pokémon more friendly when caught.


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