Raikou (Secret Wonders 16)

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Raikou LV.42
ライコウ Raikou
Illus. Ryo Ueda
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Raikou
Type Lightning
HP 80
retreat cost
English expansion Secret Wonders
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 16/132
Japanese expansion Shining Darkness
Japanese rarity Rare Holo
Expansion Miscellaneous Promotional cards
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Raikou.

Raikou (Japanese: ライコウ Raikou) is a Lightning-type Basic Pokémon card. It is part of the Secret Wonders expansion.

Card text

Thunder Rumble
Once during your turn (before your attack), when you attach a Lightning Energy card from your hand to Raikou, you may put one damage counter on one of your opponent's Benched Pokémon.
LightningLightningLightning Thunder Climb
Discard 3 cards from the top of your deck. This attack does 50 damage plus 10 more damage for each Lightning Energy card you discarded. Then, attach those Lightning Energy cards to 1 of your Pokémon.

Pokédex data

Raikou - Thunder Pokémon
No. Height Weight
243 6'03" (1.9 m) 392.4 lbs. (178.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
It is said to have fallen with lightning. It can fire thunderbolts from the rain clouds on its back.
カミナリと ともに おちてきたと いわれている。せなかの あまぐもから カミナリを うちだすことが できる。

Release information

This card was included in the Secret Wonders expansion, first released in the Japanese Shining Darkness expansion. In September 2010, an exclusive Cracked Ice Holofoil print of this card was released in the Fall 2010 Collector's Tins in order to showcase the difference between normal and Shiny Pokémon.



Thunder Rumble's Japanese name is that of Thunderclap, a move later introduced in the Generation IX Pokémon games. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Diamond and Pearl.

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