Pikachu (SWSH Promo 39)

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ピカチュウ Pikachu
Illus. Hitoshi Ariga
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Pikachu
Type Lightning
HP 60
retreat cost
English expansion SWSH Black Star Promos
English card no. SWSH039
Japanese expansion S-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 024/S-P
Japanese expansion S-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 132/S-P
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 is one of the SWSH Black Star Promos.

Card text

Colorless Tail Whip
Flip a coin. If heads, during your opponent's next turn, the Defending Pokémon can't attack.
LightningColorlessColorless Pika Bolt

Pokédex data

Pikachu - Mouse Pokémon
No. Height Weight
025 1'04" (0.4 m) 13.2 lbs. (6.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
Pikachu that can generate powerful electricity have cheek sacs that are extra soft and super stretchy.
つくる 電気が 強力な ピカチュウほど ほっぺの 袋は 軟らかく よく 伸びるぞ。

Release information

This card was one of the SWSH Black Star Promos included in the Darkness Ablaze Single Pack Blisters released August 14, 2020, as well as included in specially marked 25th Anniversary General Mills Cereal released Feburary 25, 2021. In Japan, this card was one of seven possible S-P Promotional cards available in promotional packs awarded to participants of Pokémon Card Gym tournaments held during December 2019, January 2020, and February 2020. This print is numbered 024/S-P and features the Pokémon Card Gym logo. Another S-P Promotional print was released in Japan as part of the Lawson V Start Campaign, which began on August 28, 2020. Customers at participating Lawson stores who purchased at least three Pokémon TCG products in one transaction (including at least one V Starter Deck) would receive a special pack containing one of five possible cards. The promotion ran for as long as stocks lasted. This print is numbered 132/S-P and lacks any additional logos.



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

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