Machoke (Base Set 34)

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Machoke LV.40
ゴーリキー Goriky
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Evolution stage
Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Machop
Card name Machoke
Type Fighting
Hit Points 80
retreat cost
English expansion Base Set
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 34/102
Japanese expansion Expansion Pack
Japanese rarity Uncommon
Expansion Base Set 2
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 49/130
Card GB set Evolution
Card GB ID B27
Card GB 2 set Beginning Pokémon
Card GB 2 ID A35
Expansion Legendary Collection
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 51/110
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Machoke.

Machoke (Japanese: ゴーリキー Goriky) is a Fighting-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Base Set.

Card text

FightingFightingColorless Karate Chop
Does 50 damage minus 10 damage for each damage counter on Machoke.
FightingFightingColorlessColorless Submission
Machoke does 20 damage to itself.

Pokédex data

Machoke - Superpower Pokémon
No. Height Weight
067 4'11" (1.5 m) 155 lbs. (70.5 kg)
Pokédex entry
Its muscular body is so powerful that it must wear a power-save belt to help regulate its motions.

Release information

A prototype Pokémon Leagues received the Trainer Deck A, which included this card, before the Base Set's release. The cards in this deck have a red border and "Trainer Deck A" printed on the back. This card was included in the Base Set, first released in the Japanese Expansion Pack. It was reprinted in the Base Set 2 and Legendary Collection expansions.



Karate Chop and Submission are moves in the Pokémon games that Machoke can learn. This card's English Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Red and Blue, though it is slightly reworded. The Japanese entry comes from Pokémon Red and Green.

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