Arbok (EX Sandstorm 29)

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アーボック Arbok
Illus. Midori Harada
Evolution stage
023 Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Ekans
Card name Arbok
Type Grass
Hit Points 70
retreat cost
English expansion EX Sandstorm
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 29/100
Japanese expansion Magma VS Aqua: Two Ambitions
Japanese rarity Rare
Japanese card no. 002/080
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Arbok.

Arbok (Japanese: アーボック Arbok) is a Grass-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It is part of the EX Sandstorm expansion.

Card text

Intimidating Fang
As long as Arbok is your Active Pokémon, any damage done to your Pokémon by an opponent's attack is reduced by 10 (before applying Weakness and Resistance).
GrassColorlessColorless Toxic
The Defending Pokémon is now Poisoned. Put 2 damage counters instead of 1 on the Defending Pokémon between turns.

e-Reader data

This card's ID is I-34-#. The Dot Code strip contains Pokédex information, a TCG glossary snippet, and a brief area summary for Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire.

Pokédex data

Arbok - Cobra Pokémon
No. Height Weight
 ??? 11'06" (3.5 m) 143.0 lbs. (65.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
Transfixing prey with the face-like pattern on its belly, it binds and poisons the frightened victim.

Release information

This card is one of the 46 cards first released in September 2003 in the English EX Sandstorm expansion before the release of their Japanese prints. The Japanese print was later released on October 24 in the Magma VS Aqua: Two Ambitions expansion.



Toxic is a move in the Pokémon games that Arbok can learn via TM06. This card's e-Reader Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Gold.

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