Flying Pikachu (ANA promo 99)

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Flying Pikachu LV.11
そらをとぶピカチュウ Flying Pikachu
Illus. Toshinao Aoki
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Flying Pikachu
Type Lightning
HP 40
retreat cost
Japanese expansion Unnumbered Promotional cards
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Pikachu.

Flying Pikachu (Japanese: そらをとぶピカチュウ Flying Pikachu) is a Lightning-type Basic Pokémon card. It is one of the Unnumbered Promotional cards.

Card text

Lightning Thunder Jolt
Flip a coin. If tails, Flying Pikachu does 10 damage to itself.
ColorlessColorlessColorless Fly
Flip a coin. If heads, during your opponent's next turn, prevent all effects of attacks, including damage, done to Flying Pikachu; if tails, this attack does nothing (not even damage).

Pokédex data

Pikachu - Mouse Pokémon
No. Height Weight
025 1'4" (0.4 m) 13 lbs. (6 kg)
Pokédex entry

Release information

In Japan, this card was released as an Unnumbered Promotional card and was distributed by All Nippon Airlines between June 1 and July 31, 1999. Passengers flying in conjunction with the "Everyone's Happy Campaign" could redeem two domestic boarding pass stubs for a two-card set that included Flying Pikachu and Articuno. Stubs were required to be affixed to special postcards and mailed to Media Factory. The postcards could be obtained from airport counters or from the ANA branch office.


This card has a clause under the card name stating "This card cannot evolve into Raichu."


Thunder Jolt is a move in the Super Smash Bros. series that Pikachu can use. Fly is also a move, though Pikachu cannot learn it under normal conditions. Flying Pikachu have appeared in other Pokémon media since the release of this card.

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