Professor Oak's Research (Expedition 149)

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Trainer Supporter
Professor Oak's Research
オーキドはかせの研究 Dr. Okido's Research
Team Plasma
Team Flare TCG logo.png
Illus. Ken Sugimori
English expansion Expedition Base Set
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 149/165
Japanese expansion Base Expansion Pack
Japanese Rarity Uncommon
Japanese card no. 053/128
English expansion EX FireRed & LeafGreen
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 98/112
Japanese expansion Flight of Legends
Japanese Rarity Uncommon
Japanese card no. 078/082
Japanese Half Deck Venusaur/Charizard/Blastoise Random Constructed Starter Decks
Japanese card no. 051/052
Japanese expansion Master Kit
Japanese Side Deck Side Deck
Japanese card no. 007/012
Japanese expansion Gift Box Mew • Lucario
Japanese Quarter Deck Mew Quarter Deck
Japanese card no. 009/015
Expansion EX Dragon Frontiers
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 80/101
Japanese Theme Deck Imprison! Gardevoir ex Constructed Standard Deck
Japanese card no. 016/024

Professor Oak's Research (Japanese: オーキドはかせの研究 Dr. Okido's Research) is a Supporter card. It was first released as part of the Expedition Base Set.

Card text

All prints
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
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.
You can play only one Supporter card each turn. When you play this card, put it next to your Active Pokémon. When your turn ends, discard this card.
Shuffle your hand into your deck, then draw 5 cards.
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.

e-Reader data

The Expedition Base Set print includes Dot Code strips for use with the e-Reader, and has the card ID B-58-#. The short strip contains a brief card summary, and information on the content of the long strip.


The long strip contains data for the self-contained Duel Timer 2 supplement.

Release information

This card was first released in the Expedition Base Set, originating from the Base Expansion Pack. It was later reprinted in the EX FireRed & LeafGreen expansion, originating from the Flight of Legends expansion and Venusaur/Charizard/Blastoise Random Constructed Starter Decks. The card's title was shortened to Prof. Oak's Research for the EX FireRed & LeafGreen print; however, it has been ruled that the card's name should be considered the same regardless of whether "Professor" is typed out or abbreviated. It was also included in the Master Kit, Gift Box Mew • Lucario, and Imprison! Gardevoir ex Constructed Standard Deck in Japan, and EX Dragon Frontiers expansion in English.



Professor Oak is a character in the Pokémon games.

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