Volcanion (Unbroken Bonds 25)

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Volcanion  
ボルケニオン Volcanion
Fire
VolcanionSMPromo179.jpg
SM Promotional print
Illus. Hasuno
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Volcanion
Type Fire
Hit Points 120
weakness
Water×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
  
English expansion Unbroken Bonds
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 25/214
Japanese expansion Double Blaze
Japanese rarity R
Japanese card no. 012/095
English expansion SM Black Star Promos
English card no. SM179
Japanese expansion SM-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 404/SM-P
Japanese expansion Tag All Stars
Japanese card no. 022/173
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Volcanion.

Volcanion (Japanese: ボルケニオン Volcanion) is a Fire-type Basic Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Unbroken Bonds expansion.

Card text

Fire Flare Starter
フレアスターター
Search your deck for a Fire Energy card and attach it to 1 of your Pokémon. If you go second and it's your first turn, instead search for up to 3 Fire Energy cards and attach them to your Pokémon in any way you like. Then, shuffle your deck.
FireFire High-Heat Blast
こうねつばくは
50+
If you have at least 4 Fire Energy in play, this attack does 60 more damage.


Pokédex data

Fire
Fire
Volcanion - Steam Pokémon
No. Height Weight
721 5'07" (1.7 m) 429.9 lbs. (195.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
It lets out billows of steam and disappears into the dense fog. It's said to live in mountains where humans do not tread.
水蒸気を 噴き出して 自分の 姿を 濃霧で 隠す。人の 立ち入らない 山に 住むという。

Release information

This card was included in the Unbroken Bonds expansion with artwork by Satoshi Shirai, first released in the Japanese Double Blaze expansion. A SM Black Star Promotional print of this card was one of the Prerelease promos for Unbroken Bonds with new artwork by Hasuno, available in the Unbroken Bonds Build & Battle Box. A print with a gold foil "Staff" stamp was given to those overseeing the event. In Japan, this print was released as a Holofoil SM-P Promotional card and was 1 of 3 possible prizes competitors could redeem immediately for 6 Play Points at participating 2020 Champion's League venues. These included the 2020 Tokyo Champion's League, held at the Tokyo International Exhibition Center, Tokyo on September 22, 2019. Competitors could also earn this card in the 10, 14, and 20 Play Point prize packages, though could only exchange their accrued points once during a meeting. Eligible events included the official Champion's League 2020 tournament, the 4-League Battle, the 3 on 3 Battle, and the Shield Battle. 2 Play Points were awarded to Junior League competitors for participating in the official Champion's League 2020 tournament and 6 Play Points were awarded to Senior, Master, and Open League competitors who participated in at least 3 qualifying round matches. A further 4 Play Points were awarded to Junior League competitors who achieved 2 consecutive wins at the First Stage during the qualifying round and 8 Play Points to Senior, Master, and Open League competitors who achieved 5 or more wins in the qualifying round. 8 Play Points were also awarded to Junior League competitors who reached the single-elimination finals. 2 Play Points were awarded for participating in either the 4-League Battle or 3 on 3 Battle, while 4 Play Points were awarded for participating in the Shield Battle. 2 Play Points were awarded per win in any of these 3 events. The Japanese promotional print features the Championship Series 2020 logo in the bottom right corner of the illustration. A Holofoil version of this print without the logo was available in the Japanese Tag All Stars subset.

Gallery

VolcanionUnbrokenBonds25.jpg
Unbroken Bonds print
Illus. Satoshi Shirai
VolcanionSMPromo179.jpg
SM Promotional print
Illus. Hasuno
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
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori


Trivia

Origin

This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon X.


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