Bug Catcher (Unified Minds 189)

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Trainer Supporter
Bug Catcher
むしとりしょうねん Bug Catcher Boy
BugCatcherFusionStrike226.jpg
Fusion Strike print
Illus. Yuu Nishida
English expansion Unified Minds
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 189/236
Japanese expansion Sun & Moon Family Pokémon Card Game
Japanese card no. 051/051
English expansion Fusion Strike
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 226/264
Japanese expansion Sword & Shield Family Pokémon Card Game
Japanese card no. 053/053

Bug Catcher (Japanese: むしとりしょうねん Bug Catcher Boy) is a Supporter card. It was first released as part of the Unified Minds expansion.

Card text

Unified Minds print
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}}}
Draw 2 cards. Flip a coin. If heads, draw 2 more 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 (before your attack).
Fusion Strike print
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}}}
Draw 2 cards. Flip a coin. If heads, draw 2 more 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 Unified Minds expansion with artwork by kirisAki, first released in the Japanese Sun & Moon Family Pokémon Card Game set. It was reprinted in the Fusion Strike expansion with different artwork by Yuu Nishida, first released in the Japanese Sword & Shield Family Pokémon Card Game set.

Gallery

BugCatcherUnifiedMinds189.jpg
Unified Minds print
Illus. kirisAki
BugCatcherFusionStrike226.jpg
Fusion Strike print
Illus. Yuu Nishida
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

Bug Catcher is a class of Trainer in the Pokémon games. The Unified Minds print depicts a Bug Catcher as they appear in Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!, whereas the Fusion Strike print depicts a Bug Catcher as they appear in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.


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