Pikachu (POP Series 9 15)

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Pikachu LV.18
ピカチュウ Pikachu
Illus. Midori Harada
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Pikachu
Type Lightning
Hit Points 60
retreat cost
English expansion POP Series 9
Rarity Common
English card no. 15/17
Japanese expansion DP-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 113/DP-P
Japanese Deck Kit Shaymin LV.X Collection Pack
Japanese card no. 007/012
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Pikachu.

Pikachu (Japanese: ピカチュウ Pikachu) is a Lightning-type Basic Pokémon card. It was first released as part of POP Series 9.

Card text

Colorless Growl
During your opponent's next turn, any damage done by the attack from the Defending Pokémon is reduced by 20 (before applying Weakness and Resistance).
LightningColorlessColorless Numb
If Pikachu evolved from Pichu during this turn, the Defending Pokémon is now Paralyzed.

Pokédex data

Pikachu - Mouse Pokémon
No. Height Weight
025 1'04" (0.4 m) 13.2 lbs. (6.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
If it looses crackling power from the electric pouches on its cheeks, it is being wary.
ほっぺたの でんきぶくろから でんきを ピリピリ だしているときは あいてを けいかいしている あいず。

Release information

This card was released in POP Series 9, originating as one of the Japanese DP-P Promotional cards. A special variant with a "Pokémon DAY 2009" stamp was released in several European countries as part of various Summer tour events (Pokémon Day) taking place between July and October 2009. In Japan, this card was released as part of the Collection Challenge, a campaign that saw the release of several promotional cards through events during the Summer of 2008. This card was awarded to those who completed the Pokémon Platinum Quiz Rally, held at participating store chains and Pokémon Centers between August 9 and 24, 2008. It was subsequently reprinted in the Shaymin LV.X Collection Pack released in April 2009.



Growl is a move in the Pokémon games that Pikachu can learn. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Pearl.

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