Struggle Gloves (Darkness Ablaze 171)

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Trainer Item
Struggle Gloves
逆境グローブ Adversity Gloves
AdversityGlovesSPromo45.jpg
Illus. Ryo Ueda
English expansion Darkness Ablaze
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 171/189
Japanese expansion S-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 045/S-P

Struggle Gloves (Japanese: 逆境グローブ Adversity Gloves) is a Pokémon Tool card. It is part of the Darkness Ablaze 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
Attach a Pokémon Tool to 1 of your Pokémon that doesn't already have a Pokémon Tool attached.
If the Pokémon this card is attached to has Weakness to your opponent's Active Pokémon's type, its attacks do 30 more damage to your opponent's Active Pokémon (before applying Weakness and Resistance).
 
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 in the Darkness Ablaze expansion, first released as one of the Japanese S-P Promotional cards. In Japan, it was 1 of 7 possible cards available in promotional packs intended to be awarded to participants of Pokémon Card Gym tournaments held during March, April, and May 2020. Pokémon Card Gym events were among those to be canceled in a statement published on the official Japanese Pokémon Card Game website due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite this, it is evident venues still received packs from The Pokémon Company, hence external knowledge of the cards, and that some venues still distributed them in some way. Events officially resumed from May 23, 2020 and packs were distributed until July. This card features the Pokémon Card Gym logo.

Trivia

Origin


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