Vitality Band (Sword & Shield 185)

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Trainer Item
Vitality Band
げんきのハチマキ Vitality Headband
VitalityBandSwordShield185.jpg
Illus. Toyste Beach
Japanese Deck V Starter Set Fire
Japanese card no. 019/023
Japanese Deck V Starter Set Lightning
Japanese card no. 019/024
English expansion Sword & Shield
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 185/202
Japanese expansion Shield
Japanese Rarity U
Japanese card no. 056/060
Japanese expansion S-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 055/S-P
Japanese Deck Colorless Eevee V Deck
Japanese card no. 103/127
Japanese expansion S-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 136/S-P

Vitality Band (Japanese: げんきのハチマキ Vitality Headband) is a Pokémon Tool card. It was first released as part of the Sword & Shield 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.
The attacks of the Pokémon this card is attached to do 10 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 first released in the Japanese V Starter Set Fire and V Starter Set Lightning. The English print was first released in the Sword & Shield expansion, which originated from the Japanese Shield expansion. In Japan, it was reprinted as a S-P Promotional card and was one of nine possible cards included in special packs sent to Event Organizers in April 2020 for distribution in official events hosted by them. This print has the collection number 055/S-P and features the Event Organizer logo in the bottom right corner of the illustration. It was reprinted again in the Colorless Eevee V Deck and as another S-P Promotional card, this time with the collection number 136/S-P, available as a winner's prize at the 2021 Yokohama Champion's League, held at the Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama on October 3 and 4, 2020. The top 64 competitors in all Leagues (Junior, Senior, and Master) at the conclusion of the qualifying round received a copy of this print, which is Mirror Holofoil and features the Championship Series 2021 logo in the bottom right corner of the illustration.

Trivia

Origin


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