Choice Band (Guardians Rising 121)

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Trainer Item
Choice Band
こだわりハチマキ Fixation Headband
Team Plasma
Team Flare TCG logo.png
FLARE
ChoiceBandStrengthExpansionPack49.jpg
Guardians Rising print
Illus. Eske Yoshinob
English expansion Guardians Rising
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 121/145
Japanese expansion Strength Expansion Pack Sun & Moon
Japanese card no. 049/051
Japanese expansion SM-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 040/SM-P
English expansion Burning Shadows
Rarity Rare Secret
English card no. 162/147
Japanese expansion Facing a New Trial
Japanese Rarity UR
Japanese card no. 064/049
Japanese expansion GX Battle Boost
Japanese card no. 101/114

Choice Band (Japanese: こだわりハチマキ Fixation Headband) is a Pokémon Tool card. It was first released as part of the Guardians Rising expansion.

Card text

All prints
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
You can't have more than 1 Prism Star card with the same name in your deck. If a Prism Star card is discarded, put it in the Lost Zone.
Attach a Pokémon Tool to 1 of your Pokémon that doesn't already have a Pokémon Tool attached to it.
The attacks of the Pokémon this card is attached to do 30 more damage to your opponent's Active Pokémon-GX or Active Pokémon-EX (before applying Weakness and Resistance).
 
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 as many Item cards as you like during your turn (before your attack).


Release information

This card was included in the Guardians Rising expansion, first released in the Japanese Strength Expansion Pack Sun & Moon. It was later reprinted as one of the Japanese SM-P Promotional cards, awarded to those who accumulated 6 Play Points by participating in various events held as part of the 2017 Osaka Champion's League, held at MyDome Osaka, Osaka on February 18 and 19, 2017 and at the 2017 Miyagi Champion's League, held at Sunfesta, Sendai on April 1 and 2, 2017. Eligible events included the official Champion's League 2017 tournaments, the One Day Battle (held only on the first day at each venue), the Sun & Moon Welcome Battle, and the Pulverizing Pancake Battle 2 (both held only on the second day at each venue). 2 Play Points were awarded for participating in each of the eligible events. A further 2 Play Points were awarded for each win in the One Day Battle. 2 Play Points were awarded for an individual win in the Pulverizing Pancake Battle 2, with a bonus 2 Play Points awarded to each player if a pair won both of their battles. At the 2017 Osaka Champion's League, 10 Play Points were awarded to those who advanced to the Climax Stage in the Champion's League 2017 tournament. 10 bonus Play Points were also awarded to Junior and Senior League competitors who achieved 3 consecutive wins at the Premier Stage, and to Open League competitors who achieved 5 or more wins in the qualifying round. At the 2017 Miyagi Champion's League, 10 Play Points were awarded to those who reached the finals of the Champion's League 2017 tournament, with 10 bonus Play Points awarded to competitors who achieved 5 or more wins in the qualifying round. It was reprinted as a Full Art Secret card in the Japanese Facing a New Trial subset. The SM-P Promotional print was available again in Japan at the 2017 Champion's League Final, held at the Sunshine City Convention Center in East Ikebukuro, Toshima, Tokyo on June 24, 2017. Teams competing in the 3 on 3 Battle side event that won at least 2 battles were awarded a copy of this card. A new Full Art Secret print was included in the Burning Shadows expansion, first released in the Japanese Facing a New Trial subset. The Guardians Rising print was reprinted as a Mirror Holofoil print in the Japanese GX Battle Boost subset.

Gallery

ChoiceBandStrengthExpansionPack49.jpg
Guardians Rising print
Illus. Eske Yoshinob
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Burning Shadows print
Illus. Eske Yoshinob
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

The Choice Band is an item in the Pokémon games that boosts Attack by 50%, but only allows the use of the first move selected.


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