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
Team Plasma
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FLARE
BillMaintenanceExpedition137.jpg
Expedition print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
English expansion Expedition Base Set
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 137/165
Japanese expansion Base Expansion Pack
Japanese Rarity Uncommon
Japanese card no. 060/128
English expansion EX FireRed & LeafGreen
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 87/112
Japanese expansion Flight of Legends
Japanese Rarity Uncommon
Japanese card no. 080/082
Japanese Half Deck Venusaur/Charizard/Blastoise Random Constructed Starter Decks
Japanese card no. 052/052
Japanese expansion Gift Box Emerald
Japanese Half Deck Deoxys Half Deck
Japanese card no. 015/019
Japanese Deck Kit Quick Construction Packs
Japanese Quarter Deck Grass Quick Construction Pack
Psychic Quick Construction Pack
Japanese card no. 010/015
Japanese expansion Gift Box Mew • Lucario
Japanese Quarter Deck Crawdaunt Quarter Deck
Japanese card no. 009/015
Expansion EX Crystal Guardians
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 71/100
Japanese Half Deck Ocean's Kyogre ex Constructed Starter Deck
Japanese card no. 015/016
Japanese Half Deck Earth's Groudon ex Constructed Starter Deck
Japanese card no. 015/016
Japanese Theme Deck Imprison! Gardevoir ex Constructed Standard Deck
Japanese card no. 022/024
Expansion POP Series 5
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 6/17
Japanese expansion Champion Road
Japanese Rarity C
Japanese card no. 064/066
Japanese expansion Champion Road
Japanese Rarity SR
Japanese card no. 076/066

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 print
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
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.
Champion Road print
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
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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If you have any cards in your hand, shuffle 1 of them into your deck. Then, draw 3 cards. (If you can't shuffle a card into your deck, you can't play this card.)
 
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, first released in the Japanese 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. It was later released in POP Series 5. It was reprinted once again in the Japanese Champion Road subset with the same artwork. A Full Art print was also released in the Japanese Champion Road subset and features artwork by Sanosuke Sakuma.

Gallery

BillMaintenanceExpedition137.jpg
Expedition print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
BillMaintenanceChampionRoad64.jpg
Champion Road 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
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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