Bill's Maintenance (Expedition 137)

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Trainer Supporter
Bill's Maintenance
マサキのメンテナンス Masaki's Maintenance
BillMaintenanceCelestialStorm162.jpg
Celestial Storm Full Art print
Illus. Sanosuke Sakuma

Bill's Maintenance (Japanese: マサキのメンテナンス Masaki's Maintenance) is a Supporter card. It was first released as part of the Expedition Base Set.

Card text

Expedition Base Set 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.
You can play only one Supporter card each turn. When you play this card, put it next to your Active Pokémon. When your turn ends, discard this card.
If you have any cards in your hand, shuffle 1 of them into your deck, then draw 3 cards.
 
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.
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Shuffle a card from your hand into your deck. If you do, draw 3 cards.
 
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 (before your attack).


e-Reader data

The Expedition Base Set print includes Dot Code strips for use with the e-Reader, and has the card ID B-59-#. The short strip contains a brief card summary, and information on the content of the long strip.

Supplement

The long strip contains data for the self-contained Coin Flipper 2 supplement.

Release information

This card was included in the Expedition Base Set with artwork by Ken Sugimori, first released in the Japanese Base Expansion Pack. It was later included in the EX FireRed & LeafGreen expansion, having been previously released in Japan in the Flight of Legends expansion. It was reprinted in the Japanese Venusaur/Charizard/Blastoise Random Constructed Starter Decks, Deoxys Half Deck of Gift Box Emerald, Grass and Psychic Quick Construction Packs, and Gift Box Mew • Lucario. It was later reprinted in the EX Crystal Guardians expansion, first released in the Ocean's Kyogre ex and Earth's Groudon ex Constructed Starter Decks. It was reprinted again in the Japanese Imprison! Gardevoir ex Constructed Standard Deck and the English POP Series 5.

It was reprinted once again in the Celestial Storm expansion with the same artwork. A Full Art print was also released in the expansion and features artwork by Sanosuke Sakuma. These prints originate from the Japanese Champion Road subset.

Gallery

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Expedition print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
BillMaintenanceCelestialStorm126.jpg
Celestial Storm Regular print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
BillMaintenanceCelestialStorm162.jpg
Celestial Storm Full Art print
Illus. Sanosuke Sakuma
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

Bill is the inventor of the Pokémon Storage System in the Pokémon games. His maintenance on the Time Capsule in the Generation II games is the likely inspiration for this card.


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