Karen (XY Promo 177)

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Trainer Supporter
Karen
カリン Karin
KarenXYPromo177.jpg
Regular print
Illus. You Iribi
English expansion XY Black Star Promos
English card no. XY177
Japanese expansion XY-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 256/XY-P
Japanese expansion The Best of XY
Japanese card no. 142/171
English expansion Yellow A Alternate cards
English card no. XY177a
Japanese expansion The Best of XY
Japanese card no. 183/171

Karen (Japanese: カリン Karin) is a Supporter card. It was first released as one of the XY Black Star Promos.

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.
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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.
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Each player shuffles all Pokémon in his or her discard pile into his or her deck.
 
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 only 1 Supporter card during your turn (before your attack).


Release information

In Japan, this card was awarded as a participation prize to players who competed in the Pokémon Card Gym Karen Night Battle held at participating Pokémon Card Gym venues between August 1 and September 30, 2016. This card has the Pokémon Card Gym logo in the bottom right corner of the artwork. It was printed in English as one of the XY Black Star Promos, included in the Battle Arena Decks: Rayquaza vs Keldeo, released on September 21, 2016. This card was reprinted in the Japanese The Best of XY subset alongside a Full Art print with artwork by Hitoshi Ariga. The Full Art print was later released in English in the Premium Trainer's XY Collection as a Yellow A Alternate card.

Gallery

KarenXYPromo177.jpg
Regular print
Illus. You Iribi
KarenXYPromo177a.jpg
Full Art print
Illus. Hitoshi Ariga
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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
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori


Trivia

Origin

Karen is a member of the Elite Four in Kanto and Johto.


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