Skull Fossil (Mysterious Treasures 117)

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Trainer
Skull Fossil
ずがいの化石 Helmet Fossil
SkullFossilRampardostheAttacker.jpg
Rampardos the Attacker print
Illus. Ryo Ueda
Hit Points 50
English expansion Mysterious Treasures
Rarity Common
English card no. 117/123
Japanese expansion Secret of the Lakes
Japanese Rarity Uncommon
Japanese Half Deck Rampardos the Attacker
Japanese expansion Unnumbered Promotional cards
English expansion Platinum
Rarity Common
English card no. 120/127
Japanese expansion Galactic's Conquest
Japanese Rarity Uncommon
Japanese card no. 085/096

Skull Fossil (Japanese: ずがいの化石 Helmet Fossil) is a Trainer card. It was first released as part of the Mysterious Treasures expansion.

Card text

All prints
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Team Plasma
Team Plasma
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
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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.
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Play Skull Fossil as if it were a Colorless Basic Pokémon. (Skull Fossil counts as a Trainer card as well, but if Skull Fossil is Knocked Out, this counts as a Knocked Out Pokémon.) Skull Fossil can't be affected by any Special Conditions and can't retreat. At any time during your turn before your attack, you may discard Skull Fossil from play. (This doesn't count as a Knocked Out Pokémon.)
 
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.
Poké-BODY
Skull Stone
ずがいのせきしつ
 
During your opponent's turn, if Skull Fossil would be Knocked Out by damage from an opponent's attack, flip a coin until you get tails. For each heads, put 1 damage counter on the Attacking Pokémon.


Release information

This card was first released in the Mysterious Treasures expansion with artwork by Ryo Ueda, originating from the Japanese Secret of the Lakes expansion. It was reprinted in the Japanese Rampardos the Attacker Half Deck with slightly different artwork by the same artist. A Cosmos Holofoil promotional reprint was 1 of 2 participation prizes awarded to those competing in the Diamond VS Pearl One Day Battle side event at each 2007 Spring Battle Road venue, held in Japan during March and April of that year. Skull Fossil was reprinted again in the Platinum expansion with new artwork by the same artist, originating from the Japanese Galactic's Conquest expansion.

Gallery

SkullFossilMysteriousTreasures117.jpg
Mysterious Treasures print
Illus. Ryo Ueda
SkullFossilRampardostheAttacker.jpg
Rampardos the Attacker print
Illus. Ryo Ueda
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Platinum print
Illus. Ryo Ueda
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

Skull Fossil is an item in Pokémon Diamond and Pearl used to resurrect Cranidos.


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