Bill's PC (Vending S3)

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Pass Card
Bill's PC
マサキのパソコン Masaki's Personal Computer
BillPCVendingS3.jpg
(This card cannot be used in games.)
Japanese expansion Expansion Sheet 3
Card GB 2 set Promotion Card
Card GB 2 rarity Common
Card GB 2 ID P45

Bill's PC (Japanese: マサキのパソコン Masaki's Personal Computer) is a Pass Card card. It is part of Expansion Sheet 3.

Card text

All prints
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
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
{{{ruletext}}}
This card is needed to exchange either an Omanyte, Haunter, Machoke, Graveler, or Kadabra for its corresponding Evolution 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.
 
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.
This card is required to apply for the "Communication Evolution Campaign". For more details, please read the back of the "Expansion Sheet Green Edition" that came with this card.


Release information

In Japan, this card was available on sheets sixteen and seventeen of Expansion Sheet 3. It was the integral card for the Communication Evolution Campaign, which launched with the release of the Expansion Sheet on November 24, 1998 and ran until April 30, 1999. People could apply to obtain a copy of Omastar, Gengar, Machamp, Golem, or Alakazam by sending any print of its corresponding prerequisite evolution together with a copy of this card to Media Factory in the mail.

Trivia

  • The campaign is mimicked in Pokémon Card GB2: Here Comes Team GR!, requiring this card to be exchanged at the Game Center. The in-game version of the card has different text following the card effect and reads: "This card is required at Bill's PC in the corner of Team GR Game Center. For more details, please ask at the Game Center."
  • All of the Pokémon available through the campaign evolve via trade in the Pokémon games, except Omanyte, which evolves at level 40.

Origin

Bill's PC was the original Pokémon Storage System.


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