Mudkip (Nintendo Promo 18)

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ミズゴロウ Mizugorou
Illus. Kagemaru Himeno
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Mudkip
Type Water
HP 50
retreat cost
English expansion Nintendo Black Star Promos
English card no. 018
Japanese expansion ADV-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 019/ADV-P
Japanese expansion ADV-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 020/ADV-P
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Mudkip.

Mudkip (Japanese: ミズゴロウ Mizugorou) is a Water-type Basic Pokémon card. It is one of the Nintendo Black Star Promos.

Card text

Water Surf
WaterColorless Whirlpool
Flip a coin. If heads, discard an Energy card attached to the Defending Pokémon.

e-Reader data

The English Non Holofoil print has the card ID Z-44-#. The Dot Code strip contains Pokédex information, a TCG glossary snippet, and a brief area summary for Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire.

Pokédex data

Mudkip - Mud Fish Pokémon
No. Height Weight
007 1'04" (0.4 m) 17.0 lbs. (7.6 kg)
Pokédex entry
In water, Mudkip breathes using the gills on its cheeks. If it is faced with a tight situation in battle, this Pokémon will unleash its amazing power - it can crush rocks bigger than itself.

Release information

In Japan, this card was released as both a Holofoil and Non Holofoil ADV-P Promotional card at participating 7-Eleven stores as part of the Pokémon Fair campaign, which ran from June 25, 2003 until stocks lasted. Customers who purchased a bottle of Coca-Cola Vanilla, Sprite Classic, Ambasa Sour White, Fanta Fruit Punch, or Fanta Melon Soda were given one of 21 possible cards. The English release was made available at Target snack bars with the purchase of an Icee or Arctic Blast in February 2004. A Holofoil version was later available in one of the four EX Deck Tins, released on October 25, 2004. This print does not have an area for the Dot Code strip, whereas the Non Holofoil version has both its area and a Dot Code strip.



Surf and Whirlpool are both moves in the Pokémon games that Mudkip can learn, the former via HM03. This card's e-Reader Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Sapphire.

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