Cyndaquil (Neo Genesis 56)

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Cyndaquil LV.14
ヒノアラシ Hinoarashi
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Cyndaquil
Type Fire
HP 40
retreat cost
English expansion Neo Genesis
Rarity Common
English card no. 56/111
Japanese expansion Unnumbered Promotional cards
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Cyndaquil.

Cyndaquil (Japanese: ヒノアラシ Hinoarashi) is a Fire-type Basic Pokémon card. It is part of the Neo Genesis expansion.

Card text

Colorless Leer
Flip a coin. If heads, the Defending Pokémon can't attack Cyndaquil during your opponent's next turn. (Benching or evolving either Pokémon ends this effect.)
FireColorless Swift
This attack's damage isn't affected by Weakness, Resistance, Pokémon Powers, or any other effects on the Defending Pokémon.

Pokédex data

Cyndaquil - Fire Mouse Pokémon
No. Height Weight
155 1'8" (0.5 m) 17 lbs. (7.9 kg)
Pokédex entry
It usually stays hunched over. If it is angry or surprised, it shoots flames out of its back.

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.


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


Leer and Swift are both moves in the Pokémon games that Cyndaquil can learn. This card's English Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Silver, whereas the Japanese entry comes from Pokémon Gold.

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