Chandelure brightens the Trading Card Game

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Known cards of Japanese Red Collection expand
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  • Friday, May 27, 2011

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The official blog of the Japanese Pokémon Trading Card game revealed the first card image from the Japanese Red Collection. Chandelure, the Luring Pokémon, will makes its TCG debut in the second expansion of the Japanese BW era. The Uncommon card is numbered 036/066, and has 130HP. It is only the eighth card to feature Abilities, which are the replacement for Poké-Powers and Poké-Bodies.

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Cursed Shadow
Once during your turn (before your attack), if this Pokémon is your Active Pokémon, you may put 3 damage counters on your opponent's Pokémon in any way you like.
Dubious Light
The Defending Pokémon is now Burned and Confused.

The Red Collection will be released in Japan on July 15th, 2011, and will feature 66 cards (not including Secret cards), 59 of which will be Pokémon. These 59 Pokémon are the remaining Pokémon not featured in the Black & White Collections, except for Keldeo, Meloetta, and Genesect. The set also features the Rugged Helmet, the Plume and Cover Fossils, the Xtransceiver, and N.