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The Lightning type (Japanese: 雷 Lightning) is one of the eleven TCG types. It is represented by the color yellow, and symbolized by an S-shaped lightning bolt.
The Lightning type contains all Electric-type Pokémon found in the main series video games. For example, Raichu, Zapdos and Raikou are all Lightning types in the TCG.
The corresponding Basic Energy card is Lightning Energy.
Generally, Lightning Pokémon have a weakness to:
Generally, Lightning Pokémon have a resistance to:
These types are generally weak to Lightning Pokémon:
- Water (if the Pokémon was Water-type in the video games)
- Any Pokémon that were Flying-type in the video games, regardless of their TCG type
These types are generally resistant to Lightning Pokémon:
Lightning Pokémon in the TCG
See Category:Lightning-type Pokémon cards for all Pokémon cards that have this type.
In the video games
Pokémon Trading Card Game series
In Pokémon Trading Card Game, there are 23 Lightning-type Pokémon cards. In Pokémon Card GB2: Here Comes Team GR!, there are 39 Lightning-type Pokémon cards.
The Lightning Energy card is available in both games. Additionally, in the second game only, the Rainbow Energy provides any kind of basic Energy (including Lightning Energy).
In other languages