Its hard scales provide strong protection. It uses its hefty bulk to execute powerful moves.
This card was included in the Jungle expansion as both a Holofoil and Non Holofoil card, first released in the Japanese Pokémon Jungle expansion as only a Holofoil card. The Holofoil print of this card was later reprinted in the Base Set 2 expansion. The Non Holofoil print of this card was later reprinted in the Legendary Collection expansion.