Chansey (Expedition 72)

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ラッキー Lucky
Illus. Sumiyoshi Kizuki
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Chansey
Type Colorless
HP 90
retreat cost
Expansion Sample Set
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 048/093
English expansion Expedition Base Set
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 72/165
Japanese expansion Base Expansion Pack
Japanese rarity Uncommon
Japanese card no. 047/128
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Chansey.

Chansey (Japanese: ラッキー Lucky) is a Colorless-type Basic Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Sample Set, later released in the English Expedition Base Set.

Card text

Sample Set print

ColorlessColorless Recovery
Flip a coin. If heads, remove 2 damage counters from 1 of your Pokémon. If the Pokémon has just 1 damage counter, remove it.
ColorlessColorlessColorless All-out Tackle
This attack dose 10 damage times the number of Pokémon on your Bench to the Defending Pokémon and itself.

Expedition Base Set print

ColorlessColorless Bind Wound
Flip a coin. If heads, remove 2 damage counters from 1 of your Pokémon (1 if it has only 1).
ColorlessColorlessColorless Dogpile
Count the number of Pokémon on your bench. This attack does 10 times that number of damage to the Defending Pokémon, and Chansey does 10 times that number of damage to itself.

e-Reader data

This card has two prints: the standard print has the card ID B-48-#, and the Sample version has the card ID M-48-#. The short strip contains Pokédex information, a brief card summary, and information on the content of the long strip.

Pokédex data

Chansey - Egg Pokémon
No. Height Weight
113 3'07" (1.1 m) 76.0 lbs. (34.6 kg)
Pokédex entry
People try to catch it for its extremely nutritious eggs, but it rarely can be found.
えいようまんてんの タマゴをもとめ つかまえようとすると するひとが おおいが なかなか すがたを みかけられない。


The long strip contains data for the self-contained Coin Flipper 1 supplement.

Release information

This card was included in the English Expedition Base Set, first released in the Japanese Base Expansion Pack. In order to promote the e-Reader outside Japan, Nintendo had Media Factory produce the Sample Set, a 10 card collection from the upcoming Expedition Base Set in English used to demonstrate the Dot Code technology at a media pre-launch party at the New York Pokémon Center in August 2002. This card, as well as the other 9, are printed with a Japanese card back, and have Sample in the bottom right corner where the expansion symbol would usually be. Approximately 50 sets were printed for use at the event, and were never intended for distribution. Cards that did not make it into circulation were apparently destroyed.


On the Sample print, All-out Tackle's effect has a typo where the word does is spelled with e and s reversed, making it say dose instead.


This card's e-Reader Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Crystal.

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