Captain Pikachu (Pokémon Center promo)

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Captain Pikachu  
キャプテンピカチュウ Captain Pikachu
Illus. Kouki Saitou
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Captain Pikachu
Type Lightning
HP 80
retreat cost
Japanese expansion Unnumbered Promotional cards
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Pikachu.

Captain Pikachu (Japanese: キャプテンピカチュウ Captain Pikachu) is a Lightning-type Basic Pokémon card. It is one of the Unnumbered Promotional cards.

Card text

Colorless Scavenger Hunt
Look at all of your face-down Prize cards. Choose 1 of them, and put it into your hand. (Those Prize cards remain face down.)
LightningLightningLightning Great Fray!?
Does 100 damage to each Benched Pokémon (both yours and your opponent's). (Don't apply Weakness and Resistance for Benched Pokémon.)

Pokédex data

Pikachu - Mouse Pokémon
No. Height Weight
025 1'04" (0.4 m) 13.2 lbs. (6.0 kg)

Release information

In Japan, this card was released to commemorate the moving of the Yokohama Pokémon Center on October 10, 2008.


  • As the name of the card indicates, the illustration features a Pikachu wearing a naval captain's hat manning a ship with several other Pokémon as the ship's crew. Many of the Pokémon featured in the illustration belong to main characters in the anime.
  • This card was released as a Jumbo card and was therefore not legal to use in tournaments or official events.
  • The card features the Yokohama Pokémon Center logo.
  • The card features a plain foil silver border.


A Pikachu was available for download on the same day at the Yokohama Pokémon Center. The Pikachu shares a similarity to this card in that it knows the move Surf.

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