Energy Switch (Aquapolis 120)

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Trainer Item
Energy Switch
エネルギーつけかえ Energy Replacement
EnergySwitchSilverTempest212.jpg
Silver Tempest print
Illus. Toyste Beach

Energy Switch (Japanese: エネルギーつけかえ Energy Replacement) is an Item card. It was first released as part of the Aquapolis expansion as a Trainer card.

Card text

e-Card Series through HeartGold & SoulSilver Series prints
Ace Spec You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Team Plasma
Team Plasma
Ace Spec You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Team Flare TCG logo.png FLARE
You can't have more than 1 Prism Star card with the same name in your deck. If a Prism Star card would go to the discard pile, put it in the Lost Zone instead.
TAG TEAM
Single Strike
Rapid Strike
Fusion Strike
{{{ruletext}}}
VSTAR Power
Move a basic Energy card attached to 1 of your Pokémon to another of your Pokémon.
 
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.
Ability
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.
 
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.
Black & White Series through Sun & Moon Series prints
Ace Spec You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Team Plasma
Team Plasma
Ace Spec You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Team Flare TCG logo.png FLARE
You can't have more than 1 Prism Star card with the same name in your deck. If a Prism Star card would go to the discard pile, put it in the Lost Zone instead.
TAG TEAM
Single Strike
Rapid Strike
Fusion Strike
{{{ruletext}}}
VSTAR Power
Move a basic Energy from 1 of your Pokémon to another of your Pokémon.
 
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.
Ability
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.
 
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).
Sword & Shield Series and Scarlet & Violet Series prints
Ace Spec You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Team Plasma
Team Plasma
Ace Spec You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Team Flare TCG logo.png FLARE
You can't have more than 1 Prism Star card with the same name in your deck. If a Prism Star card would go to the discard pile, put it in the Lost Zone instead.
TAG TEAM
Single Strike
Rapid Strike
Fusion Strike
{{{ruletext}}}
VSTAR Power
Move a basic Energy from 1 of your Pokémon to another of your Pokémon.
 
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.
Ability
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.
 
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 any number of Item cards during your turn.


e-Reader data

The Aquapolis print includes a Dot Code strip for use with the e-Reader, and has the card ID D-44-#. The short strip contains a brief card summary. There is no long strip for this card.

Release information

e-Card Series

This card was included in the Aquapolis expansion with artwork by Mikio Menjo, first released in the Japanese Wind from the Sea expansion.

EX Series

Energy Switch was reprinted in the EX Ruby & Sapphire expansion with new artwork by Ken Ikuji, first released in the Japanese Mudkip Constructed Starter Deck. This print was later included in the EX FireRed & LeafGreen, EX Unseen Forces, and EX Power Keepers expansions. In Japan, this print was included in the Movie Commemoration VS Pack, as a possible card in the Venusaur, Charizard, and Blastoise Random Constructed Starter Decks, the Movie Commemoration VS Pack: Sky-Splitting Deoxys, the Deoxys Half Deck of the Gift Box Emerald, the Typhlosion Constructed Starter Deck, the Bulbasaur Quarter Deck of the Master Kit, and in the Crawdaunt Quarter Deck of the Gift Box Mew • Lucario.

Diamond & Pearl Series

It was reprinted in the Diamond & Pearl expansion with new artwork by Ryo Ueda, first released in the Empoleon Half Deck of the Japanese Entry Pack. This print was later included in the Stormfront expansion. In Japan, it was reprinted in the Space-Time Creation expansion, the World Champions Pack expansion using the EX Series card layout, in both half decks of the Magmortar vs Electivire Deck Kit, in the Empoleon Half Deck of the Entry Pack '08, in the Heatran Half Deck of the Heatran vs Regigigas Deck Kit, in the Giratina Half Deck of the Giratina vs Dialga Deck Kit, in the Palkia Half Deck of the Entry Pack DPt, and in the Garchomp Half Deck of the Garchomp vs Charizard SP Deck Kit.

HeartGold & SoulSilver Series

Energy Switch was reprinted again in the HeartGold & SoulSilver expansion with different artwork by Wataru Kawahara, first released in the Japanese HeartGold Collection. It was also included in the HS Trainer Kit. The Japanese release of this print was reclassified as an Item card, but prints outside Japan did not adopt this until the Black & White Series.

Black & White Series

The print from the Black & White expansion featured new artwork by Kent Kanetsuna and originated from the Oshawott Half Deck of the Japanese Beginning Set and Beginning Set for Girls. This print was later included in the Excadrill Half Deck of the Black & White Trainer Kit, as well as the Legendary Treasures expansion. In Japan, it was reprinted in the Oshawott Half Deck of the Beginning Set + and Beginning Set Pikachu Version, in addition to the Genesect Half Deck of the Mewtwo vs Genesect Deck Kit.

XY Series

Energy Switch was reprinted again in the Furious Fists expansion with new artwork by 5ban Graphics, first released as one of several Japanese XY-P Promotional cards that became available in a number of different card boxes. These included the Xerneas & Yveltal Card Box, released on December 13, 2013, the Primal Groudon & Primal Kyogre Card Box, released on December 13, 2014, and the Mega Mewtwo X & Mega Mewtwo Y Card Box, released on September 26, 2015. The Japanese Emerald Break expansion included a Secret print of Energy Switch, which was later included in the Roaring Skies expansion. The Furious Fists print was subsequently released as part of the Generations expansion and in the Japanese BREAK Starter Pack.

Sun & Moon Series

During the Sun & Moon Series, Energy Switch was reprinted with new artwork by Ryo Ueda. It was included in the Sun & Moon expansion, first released in the Japanese Sun & Moon Starter Set. It was reprinted in the Celestial Storm expansion, first released in the Japanese Champion Road subset with the artwork by Ken Ikuji originally printed in the EX Ruby & Sapphire expansion. In Japan, the Sun & Moon print was later reprinted in the Thunderclap Spark subset, in two of the GX Starter Decks, in the Tag Team GX Premium Trainer Box, and in the Remix Bout subset.

Sword & Shield Series

Energy Switch was reprinted again during the Sword & Shield Series as part of the Sword & Shield expansion, first released in the Japanese V Starter Set Water. This print has new artwork by Toyste Beach. In Japan, it was reprinted in the Sword & Shield Premium Trainer Box, the Psychic Mew V Deck, the Start Deck 100 (available in both Non Holofoil and Mirror Holofoil versions), and as a Mirror Holofoil in the Charizard VSTAR vs Rayquaza VMAX Special Deck Set. It was reprinted as both a Regular card and a Full Art Secret card in the Japanese Incandescent Arcana subset, with the Secret print also featuring artwork by Toyste Beach. The Full Art Secret print was later released as part of the Silver Tempest expansion. Outside Asia, the Regular print was reprinted in the special Crown Zenith expansion.

Scarlet & Violet Series

During the Scarlet & Violet Series, this card was reprinted in the ex Starter Set Sprigatito & Lucario ex with different artwork by Studio Bora Inc.

Gallery

EnergySwitchAquapolis120.jpg
Aquapolis print
Illus. Mikio Menjo
EnergySwitchEXFireRedLeafGreen90.jpg
EX FireRed & LeafGreen print
Illus. Ken Ikuji
001108 T ENERUGITSUKEKAE.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ryo Ueda
EnergySwitchHeartGoldSoulSilver91.jpg
HeartGold & SoulSilver print
Illus. Wataru Kawahara
EnergySwitchBlackWhite94.jpg
Black & White print
Illus. Kent Kanetsuna
EnergySwitchFuriousFists89.jpg
Furious Fists print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
EnergySwitchRoaringSkies109.jpg
Roaring Skies print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
EnergySwitchSunMoon117.jpg
Sun & Moon print
Illus. Ryo Ueda
EnergySwitchCelestialStorm129.jpg
Celestial Storm print
Illus. Ken Ikuji
EnergySwitchSwordShield162.jpg
Sword & Shield print
Illus. Toyste Beach
EnergySwitchSilverTempest212.jpg
Silver Tempest print
Illus. Toyste Beach
EnergySwitchexStarterSet12.jpg
ex Starter Set print
Illus. Studio Bora Inc.
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


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