Bird Keeper (Darkness Ablaze 159)

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Trainer Supporter
Bird Keeper
とりつかい Bird Tamer
BirdKeeperShiningFates66.jpg
Full Art print
Illus. Hideki Ishikawa
English expansion Darkness Ablaze
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 159/189
Japanese expansion Infinity Zone
Japanese Rarity U
Japanese card no. 094/100
Japanese expansion Shiny Star V
Japanese card no. 172/190
English expansion Shining Fates
Rarity Rare Ultra
English card no. 066/072
Japanese expansion Shiny Star V
Japanese Rarity SR
Japanese card no. 193/190
Japanese expansion VMAX Climax
Japanese card no. 155/184

Bird Keeper (Japanese: とりつかい Bird Tamer) is a Supporter card. It was first released as part of the Darkness Ablaze expansion.

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
Fusion Strike
{{{ruletext}}}
Switch your Active Pokémon with 1 of your Benched Pokémon. 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.
 
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.


Release information

This card was included in the Darkness Ablaze expansion, first released in the Japanese Infinity Zone expansion. It was reprinted, alongside a Full Art card with artwork also by the same artist, in the Japanese Shiny Star V subset. The Full Art print was later included in the Shining Fates expansion. The Darkness Ablaze print was reprinted in the Japanese VMAX Climax subset.

Gallery

BirdKeeperDarknessAblaze159.jpg
Darkness Ablaze print
Illus. Hideki Ishikawa
BirdKeeperShiningFates66.jpg
Shining Fates print
Illus. Hideki Ishikawa
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

Bird Keeper is a class of Trainer in the Pokémon games.


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