Raihan (Evolving Skies 152)

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Trainer Supporter
Raihan
キバナ Kibana
RaihanEvolvingSkies202.jpg
Evolving Skies ultra rare print
Illus. kirisAki
English expansion Evolving Skies
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 152/203
Japanese expansion Skyscraping Perfection
Japanese Rarity U
Japanese card no. 063/067
English expansion Evolving Skies
Rarity Rare Ultra
English card no. 202/203
Japanese expansion Skyscraping Perfection
Japanese Rarity SR
Japanese card no. 077/067
English expansion Evolving Skies
Rarity Rare Rainbow
English card no. 224/203
Japanese expansion Skyscraping Perfection
Japanese Rarity HR
Japanese card no. 084/067
Japanese expansion VMAX Climax
Japanese card no. 150/184
Japanese Deck Start Deck 100
Japanese card no. 391/414
Japanese Deck Kit VSTAR Premium Trainer Box
Japanese card no. 022/030
Japanese expansion S-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 264/S-P
English expansion Silver Tempest
Rarity TGU
English card no. TG27/TG30
Japanese expansion VMAX Climax
Japanese Rarity SR
Japanese card no. 259/184
Japanese expansion VSTAR Universe
Japanese card no. 151/172
English expansion Crown Zenith
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 140/159
Japanese expansion S-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 228/S-P
English expansion Crown Zenith
Rarity GGU
English card no. GG65/GG70
Japanese expansion VSTAR Universe
Japanese Rarity SAR
Japanese card no. 237/172
Japanese Deck Kit Premium Trainer Box ex
Japanese card no. 018/028
Japanese Deck Kit Ruler of the Black Flame Deck Build Box
Japanese card no. 026/038
Japanese expansion SV-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 130/SV-P

Raihan (Japanese: キバナ Kibana) is a Supporter card. It was first released as part of the Evolving Skies expansion.

Card text

All prints
ACE SPEC You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
ACE SPEC You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Team Plasma
Team Plasma
ACE SPEC You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Team Flare TCG logo.png FLARE
Prism Star (Prism Star) Rule
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.
TAG TEAM
Single Strike
Rapid Strike
Fusion Strike
Ancient
Ancient
{{{ruletext}}}
VSTAR Power
You can play this card only if any of your Pokémon were Knocked Out during your opponent's last turn.

Attach a basic Energy card from your discard pile to 1 of your Pokémon. If you do, search your deck for a card 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.
Ability
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 only 1 Supporter card during your turn.


Release information

This card was included as a Regular card, a Full Art ultra rare card, and as a Rainbow Rare in the Evolving Skies expansion, first released in the Japanese Skyscraping Perfection expansion. The Regular print features artwork by take, while the ultra rare and rainbow rare prints feature artwork by kirisAki. In Japan, a S-P Promotional print with different artwork by Hideki Ishikawa was released in the Raihan's Indomitability Trainer Card Collection on August 20, 2021. This print has the collection number 228/S-P.

The Evolving Skies Regular print was reprinted in the Japanese VMAX Climax subset alongside a new Trainer Gallery ultra rare print with artwork once again by take. In Japan, the Evolving Skies Regular print was reprinted again in the Start Deck 100 and the VSTAR Premium Trainer Box. A Mirror Holofoil S-P Promotional version of the Regular print was also awarded to winners of New Battle events held at participating Pokémon Card Gym venues between January 14 and April 7, 2022. These events required players to use at least four Pokémon cards with regulation mark 'E' and 'F' in their decks.[1] This print features the Pokémon Card Gym logo and has the collection number 264/S-P.

The VMAX Climax Trainer Gallery ultra rare print was later included in the Silver Tempest expansion. The Evolving Skies Regular print was reprinted once again in the Japanese VSTAR Universe subset alongside a Galarian Gallery ultra rare print with artwork by GIDORA. The S-P Promotional print numbered 228/S-P and Galarian Gallery ultra rare print were later included in the special Crown Zenith expansion, the latter becoming part of its Galarian Gallery subset. It was reprinted again in the Japanese Premium Trainer Box ex and for the Ruler of the Black Flame Deck Build Box.

In Japan, this card was reprinted as one of the SV-P Promotional cards with new artwork by hncl. It was given out to participants of Extra Battle Day events from January 1, 2024, as long as stocks lasted. This card has a stamp with the Extra Battle Day logo.

Gallery

RaihanEvolvingSkies152.jpg
Evolving Skies Regular print
Illus. take
RaihanEvolvingSkies202.jpg
Evolving Skies ultra rare print
Illus. kirisAki
RaihanEvolvingSkies224.jpg
Evolving Skies rainbow rare print
Illus. kirisAki
RaihanSilverTempestTG27.jpg
Silver Tempest print
Illus. take
RaihanCrownZenith140.jpg
Crown Zenith Regular print
Illus. Hideki Ishikawa
RaihanCrownZenithGG65.jpg
Galarian Gallery ultra rare print
Illus. GIDORA
RaihanSVPromo130.jpg
SV-P Promotional print
Illus. hncl
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

Raihan is a Gym Leader in Galar. The interior of Hammerlocke Stadium is featured in the Evolving Skies Regular print's illustration. The Crown Zenith Regular print features Raihan's signature as it appears on his League Cards in Pokémon Sword and Shield.

References


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