Weakness Policy (Primal Clash 142)

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Trainer Item
Weakness Policy
じゃくてんほけん Weakness Guarantee
WeaknessPolicyPrimalClash142.jpg
Primal Clash Regular print
Illus. Ayaka Yoshida
English expansion Primal Clash
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 142/160
Japanese expansion Gaia Volcano
Japanese Rarity U
Japanese card no. 063/070
English expansion Primal Clash
Rarity Rare Secret
English card no. 164/160
Japanese expansion Gaia Volcano
Japanese Rarity UR
Japanese card no. 080/070
English expansion Burning Shadows
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 126/147
Japanese expansion Facing a New Trial
Japanese card no. 045/049

Weakness Policy (Japanese: じゃくてんほけん Weakness Guarantee) is a Pokémon Tool card. It was first released as part of the Primal Clash expansion.

Card text

All prints
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
Team Plasma
Team Plasma
AceSpec.png 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.
Attach a Pokémon Tool to 1 of your Pokémon that doesn't already have a Pokémon Tool attached to it.
The Pokémon this card is attached to has no Weakness.
 
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 as many Item cards as you like during your turn (before your attack).


Release information

This card was released as both a Regular card and a Secret card in the English Primal Clash expansion, originating from the Japanese Gaia Volcano expansion. Both prints feature artwork by Ayaka Yoshida. Another print, also featuring artwork by Ayaka Yoshida, was included in the Burning Shadows expansion, having been reprinted in the Facing a New Trial subset in Japan.

Gallery

WeaknessPolicyPrimalClash142.jpg
Primal Clash Regular print
Illus. Ayaka Yoshida
WeaknessPolicyPrimalClash164.jpg
Primal Clash Secret print
Illus. Ayaka Yoshida
WeaknessPolicyFacingNewTrial45.jpg
Burning Shadows print
Illus. Ayaka Yoshida
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

The Weakness Policy is an in-battle effect item in the Pokémon games that raises the holder's Attack and Special Attack two stages when hit by a super effective move.


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