Fossil Excavator (Mysterious Treasures 111)

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Fossil Excavator
化石発掘員 Fossil Excavator
Illus. Kanako Eo
English expansion Mysterious Treasures
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 111/123
Japanese expansion Secret of the Lakes
Japanese Rarity Uncommon
Japanese Half Deck Bastiodon the Defender
Japanese Half Deck Rampardos the Attacker
Expansion Majestic Dawn
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 82/100

Fossil Excavator (Japanese: 化石発掘員 Fossil Excavator) is a Supporter card. It was first released as part of the Mysterious Treasures expansion.

Card text

All prints
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Team Plasma
Team Plasma
AceSpec.png 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.
You can play only one Supporter card each turn. When you play this card, put it next to your Active Pokémon. When your turn ends, discard this card.
Search your deck or discard pile for a Trainer card that has Fossil in its name or a Stage 1 or Stage 2 Evolution card that evolves from a Fossil. Show it to your opponent and put it into your hand. If you searched your deck, shuffle your deck afterward.
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.

Release information

This card was included in the Mysterious Treasures expansion, first released in the Secret of the Lakes expansion in Japan. It was reprinted in the Japanese Bastiodon the Defender and Rampardos the Attacker Half Decks, as well as the English Majestic Dawn expansion.



The ability to excavate fossils was introduced in Pokémon Diamond and Pearl as a minigame in the Sinnoh Underground.

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