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| Venusaur LV.64
|For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Venusaur.
Venusaur (Japanese: フシギバナ Fushigibana) is a Grass-type Stage 2 Pokémon card. It was created exclusively for Pokémon Trading Card Game for the Game Boy Color, but was later released physically as one of the Wizards Black Star Promos.
|Remove a number of damage counters from Venusaur equal to half the damage done to the Defending Pokémon (after applying Weakness and Resistance) (rounded up to the nearest 10). If Venusaur has fewer damage counters than that, remove all of them.
|Venusaur - Seed Pokémon
|6'7" (2 m)
|221 lbs. (100 kg)
|This plant blooms when it is absorbing solar energy. It stays on the move to seek sunlight.
This card was initially created for Pokémon Trading Card Game for the Game Boy Color, but a programming error in the code meant the card cannot be obtained. In Japan, a physical print was made available as an Unnumbered Promotional card in copies of the Pokémon Card GB Official Guidebook, released on January 28, 1999. This print features a "GB" symbol in place of an expansion symbol, referencing its ties to the Game Boy title. The English version of the card was included in copies of the Pokémon Trading Card Game: Official Nintendo Player's Guide, released on March 31, 2000.
- The background on the English print is entirely Holofoil, whereas on the Japanese print, only the sky is Holofoil.
- The Card GB version of this card was intended to be exclusive to Card Pop! but a programming error means the card is unobtainable.
- This was an orphaned card for a time when it came to the Modified format due to the only Bulbasaur card at the time being in the first rotation. It would not be fully playable in the format until a Bulbasaur was printed in Legendary Collection.
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Solar Power is an Ability later introduced in the Generation IV Pokémon games that Venusaur cannot have; however, the Japanese names are different, making the two unrelated. Mega Drain is a move in the Pokémon games that Venusaur could learn via TM21 in Generation I. The card's English Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Red and Blue, whereas the Japanese entry comes from Pokémon Red and Green.