Yamper (Battle Styles 52)

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Yamper  
ワンパチ Wanpachi
Lightning
YamperBattleStyles52.jpg
Illus. sui
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Yamper
Type Lightning
HP 60
weakness
Fighting×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
 
English expansion Battle Styles
Rarity Common
English card no. 052/163
Japanese expansion Single Strike Master
Japanese rarity C
Japanese card no. 019/070
Japanese expansion S-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 244/S-P
Japanese Deck Start Deck 100
Japanese card no. 153/414
Japanese Deck Start Deck 100 CoroCoro Comic Version
Japanese card no. 004/024
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Yamper.

Yamper (Japanese: ワンパチ Wanpachi) is a Lightning-type Basic Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Battle Styles expansion.

Card text

Ability
Ball Search
ボールさがし
 
When you play this Pokémon from your hand onto your Bench during your turn, you may put a Poké Ball card, a Great Ball card, or 1 of each from your discard pile into your hand.
ColorlessColorless Flop
はねまわる
20


Pokédex data

Lightning
Lightning
Yamper - Puppy Pokémon
No. Height Weight
835 1' (0.3 m) 29.8 lbs. (13.5 kg)
Pokédex entry
This gluttonous Pokémon only assists people with their work because it wants treats. As it runs, it crackles with electricity.
おやつに 釣られて 人の 仕事を 手伝う 食いしん坊。パチパチと 電気を まとって ひた走る。


Release information

This card was included in the Battle Styles expansion, first released in the Japanese Single Strike Master expansion. In Japan, it was reprinted as a Holofoil S-P Promotional card and was one of the cards participants received upon entry into regional Champion's League events held during the 2021-2022 season. These included the 2022 Kyoto Champion's League, held at the Kyoto Pulse Plaza on October 3, 2021;[1] the 2022 Fukuoka Champion's League, held at Marine Messe Fukuoka, Fukuoka on November 3, 2021;[2] the 2022 Aichi Champion's League, held at the Aichi International Exhibition Center, Tokoname on March 27, 2022;[3] and the 2022 Yokohama Champion's League, held at the Pacifico Yokohama on May 8, 2022.[4] The S-P Promotional print was also one of the cards participants received upon entry into the 2022 Pokémon Japan Championships, which were held at Makuhari Messe, Chiba on June 11 and 12, 2022.[5]

The Master League tournaments at the Aichi and Yokohama Champion's League meetings and the 2022 Pokémon Japan Championships were livestreamed on video platforms Niconico and YouTube, during which prizes could be won through Twitter campaigns. People wishing to enter either competition were required to follow the Twitter accounts of ponyta ishii, raichumkw, and nanapuru, all of whom appeared on the official Pokémon Card Channel, and Tweet messages of support. Those doing so during the March 27 broadcast of the Aichi Master League tournament with the hashtag #ポケカCL2022愛知, Pokéca CL2022 Aichi, during the May 8 broadcast of the Yokohama Master League tournament with the hashtag #ポケカCL2022横浜, Pokéca CL2022 Yokohama, or over the course of the 2022 Pokémon Japan Championships Master League tournament with the hashtag #ポケカPJCS2022, Pokéca PJCS2022, were entered into prize lotteries. Twenty winners were selected from each draw, each of which received a copy of this print and one random promotional Energy card.[6][7][8] This print features the Championship Series 2022 logo in the bottom left corner of the illustration. In Japan, it was reprinted again in the Start Deck 100 (available in both Non Holofoil and Mirror Holofoil versions) and as a Mirror Holofoil in the Start Deck 100 CoroCoro Comic Version.

Trivia

Origin

This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Shield.

References


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