Chikorita (Neo Genesis 54)

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Chikorita LV.19
チコリータ Chicorita
Grass
ChikoritaNeoGenesis54.jpg
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Chikorita
Type Grass
HP 50
weakness
Fire×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
 
English expansion Neo Genesis
Rarity Common
English card no. 54/111
Japanese expansion Unnumbered Promotional cards
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Chikorita.

Chikorita (Japanese: チコリータ Chicorita) is a Grass-type Basic Pokémon card. It is part of the Neo Genesis expansion.

Card text

Colorless Growl
なきごえ
If the Defending Pokémon attacks Chikorita during your opponent's next turn, any damage done to Chikorita is reduced by 10 (before applying Weakness and Resistance). (Benching or evolving either Pokémon ends this effect.)
GrassColorless Razor Leaf
はっぱカッター
20


Pokédex data

Grass
Grass
Chikorita - Leaf Pokémon
No. Height Weight
152 2'11" (0.9 m) 14 lbs. (6.4 kg)
Pokédex entry
Its pleasantly aromatic leaves have the ability to check the humidity and temperature.
頭のはっぱから、ほのかに甘い香りがただよう。おとなしくて、ひざしをあびるのが大好き。


Release information

This card was included in the Neo Genesis expansion. In Japan, it was one of nine Unnumbered Promotional cards available in the Premium File, released on December 10, 1999. A Jumbo version was one of three cards available in copies of the First Partner Pack (Johto), released on September 3, 2021 to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Pokémon franchise. This print features a foil Pokémon 25th Anniversary logo in the bottom right corner of the illustration window.

Trivia

The Japanese print features the Gold, Silver, to a New World... symbol, indicating that it is a promotional addition to the expansion.

Origin

Growl and Razor Leaf are both moves in the Pokémon games that Chikorita can learn. This card's English Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Silver, whereas the Japanese entry comes from Pokémon Gold.


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