Hisuian Typhlosion (Astral Radiance 52)

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Hisuian Typhlosion  
ヒスイバクフーン Hisuian Bakphoon
Illus. Kouki Saitou
Evolution stage
Stage 2 Pokémon
Evolves from Quilava
Card name Hisuian Typhlosion
Type Psychic
HP 150
retreat cost
English expansion Astral Radiance
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 052/189
Japanese expansion Time Gazer
Japanese rarity R
Japanese card no. 023/067
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Typhlosion.

Hisuian Typhlosion (Japanese: ヒスイバクフーン Hisuian Bakphoon) is a Psychic-type Stage 2 Pokémon card. It is part of the Astral Radiance expansion.

Card text

Supernatural Orb
You must discard a Psychic Energy card from your hand in order to use this Ability. Once during your turn, you may make your opponent's Active Pokémon Burned and Confused.
PsychicColorless Shadow Bind
During your opponent's next turn, the Defending Pokémon can't retreat.

Pokédex data

Typhlosion - Ghost Flame Pokémon
No. Height Weight
157 5'3" (1.6 m) 153.9 lbs. (69.8 kg)
Pokédex entry
Said to purify lost, forsaken souls with its flames and guide them to the afterlife. I believe its form has been influenced by the energy of the sacred mountain towering at Hisui's center.
ヒスイの中心にそびえし 霊山の気が 影響した姿と 考察。 行き場 失いし 霊魂を 己の炎で浄化し 送ると言う。

Release information

This card was included in the Astral Radiance expansion, first released in the Japanese Time Gazer expansion. A version of this card with the Astral Radiance expansion logo in the bottom right corner of the artwork was given away with eligible Pokémon Trading Card Game purchases in various countries to celebrate the launch of the set on May 27, 2022. It was available at participating GameStop stores in the United States and Canada with a $15 minimum purchase,[1] at participating GameStop stores in Italy with at least a €20 purchase,[2] and at participating Kaufhaus Stolz stores in Germany with at least a €10 purchase.[3] It was available in the United Kingdom from June 10, 2022 and was given away with at least a £10 purchase at participating WHSmith high street stores.[4] It was then available in Belgium and the Netherlands from June 18, 2022 and was given to customers who spent at least €20 at participating Game Mania stores.


The Pokémon.com article for the UK distribution of the Astral Radiance stamp promotional variant incorrectly stated "SMITH" instead of "WHSmith" as the target store chain. Promotional material in-store for the distribution also suggested that it should have began in tandem with the launch of the expansion on May 27.


This card features the Hisuian form of Typhlosion. Shadow Bind is an attack that first appeared on Sabrina's Gengar from Gym Challenge. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Legends: Arceus.


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