Malamar (XY Promo 58)

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Malamar  
カラマネロ Calamanero
Darkness
MalamarXYPromo58.jpg
Illus. 5ban Graphics
Evolution stage
686 Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Inkay
Card name Malamar
Type Darkness
Hit Points 90
weakness
Fighting×2
resistance
Psychic-20
retreat cost
  
English expansion XY Black Star Promos
English card no. XY58
Japanese expansion XY-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 130/XY-P
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Malamar.

Malamar (Japanese: カラマネロ Calamanero) is a Darkness-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It is one of the XY Black Star Promos.

Card text

θ Stop
θストップ
Prevent all effects of your opponent's Pokémon's Abilities done to this Pokémon.
Ability
Contrary
あまのじゃく
 
If this Pokémon is your Active Pokémon, whenever your opponent flips a coin during his or her turn, treat it as tails.
DarknessColorlessColorless Conform
どうちょうは
40
If you have the same number of cards in your hand as your opponent, your opponent's Active Pokémon is now Confused.


Pokédex data

Darkness
Darkness
Malamar - Overturning Pokémon
No. Height Weight
687 4'11" (1.5 m) 103.6 lbs. (47.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
It lures prey close with hypnotic motions, then wraps its tentacles around it before finishing it off with digestive fluids.
さいみんじゅつで おびきよせて あたまの しょくしゅで からめとり しょうかえきを あびせて しとめる。

Release information

This card was released as a Cosmos Holofoil XY Black Star Promotional card in the Ancient Origins Three Pack Blisters. In Japan, it was one of the XY-P Promotional cards made available in a twelve card promotional pack awarded to those who participated in the Pokémon Card Gym tournaments from the month of May 2015 through the month of July 2015. It was available again, this time as part of a sixteen card promotional pack, awarded to participants of Pokémon Card Gym tournaments from November 2016 to January 2017. This print features the Pokémon Card Gym logo.

Trivia

Origin

Contrary is an Ability in the Pokémon games that Malamar can have. Conform is an attack that first appeared on Rising Rivals Shiftry. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Y.


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