Trump Card (move)

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Trump Card redirects here. For the Supporter card that appeared in the TCG, see Lysandre's Trump Card (Phantom Forces 99).

Trump Card
きりふだ Trump Card
Trump Card VII.png
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Type  Normal
Category  Special
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  Varies
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Earn +1 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn, +2 if performs second, +3 if performs third and +4 if performs last
Condition  Cool
Appeal  1
Jamming  0  
Works better the later it is used in a turn.

Trump Card (Japanese: きりふだ Trump Card) is a damage-dealing Normal-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

Trump Card inflicts damage and bypasses accuracy checks to always hit, unless the target is in the semi-invulnerable turn of a move such as Dig or Fly.

Trump Card's power depends on the move's remaining PP after use (including applying Pressure), powering up when its PP is lower. Trump Card's power is calculated as follows:

Remaining PP Power
4+ 40
3 50
2 60
1 80
0 200


When Trump Card is called by another move such as Metronome or Assist, it will instead use the PP of that move with the same chart applying.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR The fewer PP this move has, the more power it has for attack.
BWB2W2 The fewer PP this move has, the greater its attack power.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
The fewer PP this move has, the greater its power.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
133 Eevee Eevee
NormalIC Big.png Field Field 57 57BW
45B2W2
45 45
199 Slowking Slowking
WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Monster Water 1 53 49 49 49
312 Minun Minun
ElectricIC Big.png Fairy Fairy 48 51 51XY
40ORAS
40
801 Magearna Magearna
SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 97
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Field
115 Kangaskhan Kangaskhan
NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster
206 Dunsparce Dunsparce
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
341 Corphish Corphish
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3
422 Shellos Shellos
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Amorphous HGSS
501 Oshawott Oshawott
WaterIC Big.png Field Field
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
133 Eevee EeveeLv. 50
NormalIC Big.png Field Field 2010 World Championships Eevee
Video Game Championships 2010 Eevee
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

The lower the PP for Trump Card, the greater its damage. In Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon, the power of the move is increased approximately by 30%, 60%, 90%, and 120%, if the move has 4, 3, 2, or 1 PP respectively.

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It never misses. The lower the PP left for this move, the greater its damage.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる かならず めいちゅうする PPが すくないほど ダメージが おおきくなる
MDGtI It damages an enemy. It never misses. The lower the PP of the move is, the greater the damage the move causes.
SMD The lower this move's PP, the more powerful it gets.*
It damages an enemy. It never misses. The lower the PP of the move, the greater the damage it causes.*

In the anime

None.png Virgil Eevee Trump Card.png None.png None.png
Eevee
The user fires cards at the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
133 Eevee Eevee creates six red-glowing cards of energy in the form of a ring in front of its body. It then fires the cards at the opponent.
Virgil's Eevee A Unova League Evolution! Debut

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Trump Card IV.png Trump Card V.png Trump Card.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Generation VII Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 王牌 Wòhngpàaih
Mandarin 王牌 Wángpái
France Flag.png French Atout
Germany Flag.png German Trumpfkarte
Greece Flag.png Greek Κρυφό Χαρτί
Italy Flag.png Italian Asso
South Korea Flag.png Korean 마지막수단 Majimak Sudan
Poland Flag.png Polish Atut
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Curinga
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Adut
Spain Flag.png Spanish As Oculto
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Át Chủ Bài


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