Blitzle (Chilling Reign 50)

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Blitzle  
シママ Shimama
Lightning
BlitzleChillingReign50.jpg
Chilling Reign print
Illus. HYOGONOSUKE
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Blitzle
Type Lightning
HP 60
weakness
Fighting×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
 
English expansion Chilling Reign
Rarity Common
English card no. 050/198
Japanese expansion Jet-Black Spirit
Japanese rarity C
Japanese card no. 021/070
English expansion SWSH Black Star Promos
English card no. SWSH173
Japanese expansion S-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 178/S-P
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Blitzle.

Blitzle (Japanese: シママ Shimama) is a Lightning-type Basic Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Chilling Reign expansion.

Card text

Rapid Strike
Lightning Thunder Spear
サンダーアロー
This attack does 10 damage to 1 of your opponent's Pokémon. (Don't apply Weakness and Resistance for Benched Pokémon.)


Pokédex data

Lightning
Lightning
Blitzle - Electrified Pokémon
No. Height Weight
522 2'7" (0.8 m) 65.7 lbs. (29.8 kg)
Pokédex entry
Its mane shines when it discharges electricity. They use the frequency and rhythm of these flashes to communicate.
放電すると たてがみが 光る。 たてがみが 輝く 回数や リズムで 仲間と 会話している。


Release information

This card was included in the Chilling Reign expansion with artwork by HYOGONOSUKE, first released in the Japanese Silver Lance expansion. It was reprinted as a Cosmos Holofoil SWSH Black Star Promo with different artwork by Oswaldo KATO and was available in the Fusion Strike Single Pack Blisters from November 12, 2021. In Japan, this print was one of seven S-P Promotional cards available in Pokémon Card Gym Promo Card Pack 6, which was distributed at Pokémon Card Gym venues able to do so from July 3, 2021. The Japanese print is Non Holofoil and features the Pokémon Card Gym logo.

Gallery

BlitzleChillingReign50.jpg
Chilling Reign print
Illus. HYOGONOSUKE
BlitzleSWSHPromo173.jpg
SWSH Promotional print
Illus. Oswaldo KATO
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

  • The two prints are among numerous cards to feature illustrations that form a narrative. In the Chilling Reign print, a Blitzle is drifting on an ice block along the east coast of the Crown Tundra. In the SWSH Promotional print, the ice block has reduced in size as the day has gone on and has carried the Blitzle almost to shore.
  • Based on the release schedules of previous Pokémon Card Gym Promo Card Packs, it is likely the Japanese S-P Promotional print would have been available alongside the dual Silver Lance and Jet-Black Spirit expansion on April 23, 2021. However, due to the release proximity of the previous Promo Card Pack, which was also delayed due to COVID-19 restrictions, and the state of emergency that was subsequently imposed in some Japanese prefectures from April 29, this print did not become available until July. This delay led to the first official release of this print appearing as a Chinese-language S-P Promotional card in May 2021.

Origin

Thunder Spear is an attack that first appeared on Electabuzz from EX Sandstorm. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Y.


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