Ordinary Rod (Sword & Shield 171)

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Trainer Item
Ordinary Rod
ふつうのつりざお Ordinary Fishing Rod
OrdinaryRodSwordShield215.jpg
Secret print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
English expansion Sword & Shield
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 171/202
Japanese expansion Sword
Japanese Rarity U
Japanese card no. 054/060
English expansion Sword & Shield
Rarity Rare Secret
English card no. 215/202
Japanese expansion Sword
Japanese Rarity UR
Japanese card no. 074/060
Japanese expansion Shiny Star V
Japanese card no. 164/190
Japanese Deck Kit Single Strike Premium Trainer Box
Japanese card no. 013/033
Japanese Deck Kit Rapid Strike Premium Trainer Box
Japanese card no. 013/033

Ordinary Rod (Japanese: ふつうのつりざお Ordinary Fishing Rod) is an Item card. It was first released as part of the Sword & Shield expansion.

Card text

All prints
Ace Spec You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Team Plasma
Team Plasma
Ace Spec You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Team Flare TCG logo.png FLARE
You can't have more than 1 Prism Star card with the same name in your deck. If a Prism Star card would go to the discard pile, put it in the Lost Zone instead.
TAG TEAM
Single Strike
Rapid Strike
{{{ruletext}}}
Choose 1 or both:
  • Shuffle up to 2 Pokémon from your discard pile into your deck.
  • Shuffle up to 2 basic Energy cards from your discard pile into your deck.
 
Do Nothing  
At the beginning of your turn, flip a coin. If heads, you can do nothing during your turn. If tails, your opponent can do nothing during his or her next turn.
 
Do Nothing  
At the beginning of your turn, flip a coin. If heads, you can do nothing during your turn. If tails, your opponent can do nothing during his or her next turn.
You may play any number of Item cards during your turn.


Release information

This card was included as both a Regular card and a Full Art Secret card in the Sword & Shield expansion, first released in the Japanese Sword expansion. Both prints feature artwork by 5ban Graphics. In Japan, the Regular print was reprinted in the Shiny Star V subset and in the Single Strike & Rapid Strike Premium Trainer Boxes.

Gallery

OrdinaryRodSwordShield171.jpg
Regular print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
OrdinaryRodSwordShield215.jpg
Secret print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori


Trivia

Origin

The Ordinary Rod is based on the Fishing Rod, a Key Item featured in the Pokémon games.


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