Galarian Zapdos (Evolving Skies 82)

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Galarian Zapdos  
ガラルサンダー Galarian Thunder
Fighting
GalarianZapdosSWSHPromo283.jpg
SWSH283 print
Illus. Rianti Hidayat
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Galarian Zapdos
Type Fighting
HP 110
weakness
Psychic×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
None
English expansion Evolving Skies
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 082/203
Japanese expansion Skyscraping Perfection
Japanese rarity R
Japanese card no. 019/067
English expansion SWSH Black Star Promos
English card no. SWSH124
Japanese expansion VSTAR Universe
Japanese card no. 073/172
English expansion SWSH Black Star Promos
English card no. SWSH283
Japanese expansion VSTAR Universe
Japanese rarity AR
Japanese card no. 188/172
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Zapdos.

Galarian Zapdos (Japanese: ガラルサンダー Galarian Thunder) is a Fighting-type Basic Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Evolving Skies expansion.

Card text

Ability
Strong Legs Charge
けんきゃくチャージ
 
When you play this Pokémon from your hand onto your Bench during your turn, you may attach up to 2 Fighting Energy cards from your hand to this Pokémon.
FightingFightingColorless Zapper Kick [create category]
ザッパーキック
70
You may discard all Energy from this Pokémon. If you do, your opponent's Active Pokémon is now Paralyzed.


Pokédex data

Fighting
Fighting
Zapdos - Strong Legs Pokémon
No. Height Weight
145 5'3" (1.6 m) 128.3 lbs. (58.2 kg)
Pokédex entry
One kick from its powerful legs will pulverize a dump truck. Supposedly, this Pokémon runs through the mountains at over 180 mph.
ひと蹴りで ダンプカーを 粉々に する 脚力を もつ。 時速 300キロで 山を 駆けるという。


Release information

This card was included in the Evolving Skies expansion with artwork by kodama, first released in the Japanese Blue Sky Stream expansion. It was reprinted as one of the SWSH Black Star Promos with different artwork by Oswaldo KATO and was one of four possible Prerelease cards available in the Evolving Skies Build & Battle Box. A print with a gold foil "Staff" stamp was later retroactively distributed to Pokémon Leagues in early 2023. The SWSH Promotional print has the collection number SWSH124. This print was subsequently released, alongside a Full Art Secret card with artwork by Rianti Hidayat, in the Japanese VSTAR Universe subset. The Full Art print was later released outside Asia as a SWSH Black Star Promo card with the collection number SWSH283 and was available in the Crown Zenith Tins from March 17, 2023.

Gallery

GalarianZapdosEvolvingSkies82.jpg
Evolving Skies print
Illus. kodama
GalarianZapdosSWSHPromo124.jpg
SWSH124 print
Illus. Oswaldo KATO
GalarianZapdosSWSHPromo283.jpg
SWSH283 print
Illus. Rianti Hidayat
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

This card features the Galarian form of Zapdos. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Shield.


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