Kangaskhan (Parent/Child Tournament promo)

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Kangaskhan LV.38
ガルーラ Garura
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Kangaskhan
Type Colorless
Hit Points 80
retreat cost
Japanese expansion Unnumbered Promotional cards
Card GB 2 set Promotion Card
Card GB 2 ID P36
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Kangaskhan.

Kangaskhan (Japanese: ガルーラ Garura) is a Colorless-type Basic Pokémon card. It was released as a promotional card in Japan only.

Card text

Dizzy Punch
Flip 3 coins. This attack does 10 damage times the number of heads.
Mega Punch

Pokédex data

Kangaskhan - Parent Pokémon
No. Height Weight
115 7'3" (2.2 m) 176 lbs. (80.0 kg)
Pokédex entry

Release information

This card was released as a promotional card. In Japan, it was released through the Parent/Child Mega Battle tournament held in May 1998. The prize was awarded to those parent and children teams who had reached a certain number of wins. The card was never released in English.


  • This card is widely considered to be one of the most attractive early promos. It is considered to be one of the original "Holy Grails" of Pokémon card collecting along with other early rarities.
  • This card is one of few promotional cards to feature the original Pocket Monsters Trading Card Game logo as a set symbol. This symbol is usually reserved for only the rarest of Pokémon cards.


Dizzy Punch and Mega Punch are both moves in the Pokémon games that Kangaskhan can learn. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Red and Blue.

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