Mewtwo Strikes Back (CoroCoro promo)

From Bulbapedia, the community-driven Pokémon encyclopedia.
Jump to navigationJump to search
If you were looking for the movie, see M01.

TCG Card Back Japanese.jpg This article is about a Pokémon Trading Card Game card which has not yet been officially released in English. As such, this article may contain translated Japanese terms instead of English terms.

Mewtwo Strikes Back  
ミュウツーの逆襲 Mewtwo Strikes Back
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Mewtwo Strikes Back
Type Psychic
HP 100
retreat cost
Japanese expansion Unnumbered Promotional cards
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Mewtwo.

Mewtwo Strikes Back (Japanese: ミュウツーの逆襲 Mewtwo Strikes Back) is a Psychic-type Basic Pokémon card. It is one of the Unnumbered Promotional cards.

Card text

Pokémon Power:
Light of Awakening
You may have each player search his or her deck for any number of Basic Pokémon or Evolution cards. Each player shows those cards to his or her opponent, then puts them into his or her hand. Any player who did this shuffles his or her deck afterward. You can't use this power if Mewtwo Strikes Back is Asleep, Confused, or Paralyzed.
PsychicPsychic Psy-Erase [create category]
Look at your opponent's hand. If he or she has any Basic Pokémon or Evolution cards, choose 1 of them and discard it.

Pokédex data

Genetic Pokémon - Suspicious
Pokédex entry

Release information

In Japan, this card was available as a Jumbo Unnumbered Promotional card on an insert in the May 1998 issue of CoroCoro Comic, released on April 15, 1998.


  • The text on the top right of the card border reads: "special jumbo card." As a Jumbo card, it cannot be used at official tournaments.
  • The card text on the bottom of the card border features the CoroCoro logo and reads: "Monthly CoroCoro Comics: May issue supplement. For how to play, read about the Pokémon Club on page 138!!" The CoroCoro dragon mascot is also in place of an expansion symbol.


Project TCG logo.png This article is part of Project TCG, a Bulbapedia project that aims to report on every aspect of the Pokémon Trading Card Game.