41 Cards Potentially Cut from English ‘Black & White’ Set
Tuesday, April 5th, 2011 @ 2 AM, UTC -  By: Jason

Our English Black & White set will have 114 cards (excluding any secret rares, such as Pikachu), which means 41 cards have been potentially cut. From the Japanese sets, there are 37 Boy and Girl Starter Kit cards, 55 Black Collection cards, 55 White Collection cards, a secret rare Pikachu, and eight Basic Energy, which is a total of 156 unique cards. The following is a list of the cards that have been potentially cut along with their spoilers. This list does not include the plethora of B/W promos that have been released or the Battle Strength Decks, which are likely to comprise the second B/W set in America.

Black White Starter Kit (#4)Pansage – Grass – HP70
Basic Pokemon

[C] Collect: Draw 1 card from your deck.
[C][C] Scratch: 20 damage.

Weakness: Fire (x2)
Resistance: Water (-20)
Retreat: 1


Black and White Collection (#1)Sewaddle – Grass – HP40
Basic Pokemon

[C] Tackle: 10 damage.
[G] String Shot: Flip a coin, if heads the opponent’s Active Pokemon is now Paralyzed.

Weakness: Fire (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 1


Black and White Collection (#2)Swadloon – Grass – HP70
Stage 1 – Evolves from Sewaddle

[G] Grass Seclude: This Pokemon recovers 40 HP.
[G][C] Razor Leaf: 20 damage.

Weakness: Fire (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 2


Black and White Collection (#3)Leavanny – Grass – HP130
Stage 2 – Evolves from Swadloon

[C] Raise Up: Choose 1 Evolution card that Evolves from 1 of your Pokemon from your deck, and play it on top of that Pokemon to Evolve it. Shuffle your deck afterward.
[G][C] X-Scissor: 30 damage. Flip a coin, if heads this attack does an additional 50 damage.

Weakness: Fire (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 1


Black and White Collection (#4)Cottonee – Grass – HP50
Basic Pokemon

[G] Cotton Guard: 10 damage. During your opponent’s next turn, any damage done to this Pokemon by attacks is reduced by 10.

Weakness: Fire (x2)
Resistance: Water (-20)
Retreat: 1


Black and White Collection (#5)Whimsicott – Grass – HP80
Stage 1 – Evolves from Cottonee

[C] Helping Hand: Choose 1 Basic Energy card from your deck, and attach it to one of your Benched Pokemon. Shuffle your deck afterward.
[G] Cotton Guard: 30 damage. During your opponent’s next turn, any damage done to this Pokemon by attacks is reduced by 30.

Weakness: Fire (x2)
Resistance: Water (-20)
Retreat: 0


Black White Starter Kit (#9)Pansear – Fire – HP70
Basic Pokemon

[C] Collect: Draw 1 card from your deck.
[C][C] Scratch: 20 damage.

Weakness: Water (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 1


Black White Starter Kit (#14)Panpour – Water – HP70
Basic Pokemon

[C] Collect: Draw 1 card from your deck.
[C][C] Scratch: 20 damage.

Weakness: Lightning (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 1


Black and White Collection (#14)Basculin – Water – HP80
Basic Pokemon

[C] Flail: Does 10 damage times the number of damage counters on this Pokemon.
[W][C][C] Desperation: 80 damage. Flip 2 coins, if both are tails, this Pokemon also takes 80 damage.

Weakness: Lightning (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 1


Black and White Collection (#17)Cubchoo – Water – HP70
Basic Pokemon

[W] Powder Snow: 10 damage. Flip a coin, if heads the opponent’s Active Pokemon is now Asleep.
[C][C] Rest: This Pokemon is now Asleep. This Pokemon recovers 60 HP.

Weakness: Steel (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 2


Black and White Collection (#18)Beartic – Water – HP130
Stage 1 – Evolves from Cubchoo

[W][C][C] Sheer Cold: 50 damage. During your opponent’s next turn, the opponent’s Active Pokemon that was hit by this move can’t use any attacks.
[W][W][C][C] Icicle Drop: 80 damage. This attack’s damage isn’t affected by Resistance.

Weakness: Steel (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 3


Black and White Collection (#21)Emolga – Lightning – HP70
Basic Pokemon

[L] Thundershock: 10 damage. Flip a coin, if heads the opponent’s Active Pokemon is now Paralyzed.
[C][C] Acrobat: 10 damage. Flip 2 coins, this attack does an additional 20 damage times the number of heads.

Weakness: Fighting (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 0


Black and White Collection (#19)Thundurus – Lightning – HP110
Basic Pokemon

[C] Recharge: Choose 1 Lightning Energy card from your deck and attach it to this Pokemon. Shuffle your deck afterward.
[L][L][C] Disaster Bolt: 80 damage. Discard 1 Energy attached to this Pokemon.

Weakness: Fighting (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 1


Black White Starter Kit (#20)Woobat – Psychic – HP60
Basic Pokemon

[P][C] Confusion: 20 damage. Flip a coin, if heads the Defending Pokemon is now Paralyzed.

Weakness: Psychic (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 1


Black and White Collection (#21)Venipede – Psychic – HP70
Basic Pokemon

[P] Poison Sting: Flip a coin, if heads the opponent’s Active Pokemon is now Poisoned.
[C][C] Tackle: 20 damage.

Weakness: Psychic (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 2


Black and White Collection (#22)Whirlpede – Psychic – HP90
Stage 1 – Evolves from Venipede

[P] Venom Shock: 10 damage. If the opponent’s Active Pokemon is Poisoned, this attack does an additional 60 damage.
[C][C][C] Hard Roller: 40 damage. This attack’s damage isn’t affected by Resistance.

Weakness: Psychic (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 3


Black and White Collection (#24)Sigilyph – Psychic – HP90
Basic Pokemon

[P] Reflect: During your opponent’s next turn, any damage done to this Pokemon by attacks is reduced by 40.
[P][C][C] Telekinesis: Choose 1 of your opponent’s Pokemon and do 50 damage to that Pokemon. This attack’s damage isn’t affected by Weakness or Resistance.

Weakness: Lightning (x2)
Resistance: Fighting (-20)
Retreat: 1


Black and White Collection (#26)Gothita – Psychic – HP60
Basic Pokemon

[C] Intense Gaze: The opponent’s Active Pokemon is now Asleep.
[C][C] Double Slap: Flip 2 coins, this attack does 20 damage times the number of heads.

Weakness: Psychic (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 1


Black and White Collection (#27)Gothorita – Psychic – HP80
Stage 1 – Evolves from Gothita

[C] Double Slap: Flip 2 coins, this attack does 20 damage times the number of heads.
[P][C] Psybeam: 20 damage. The opponent’s Active Pokemon is now Confused.

Weakness: Psychic (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 1


Black and White Collection (#28)Gothitelle – Psychic – HP130
Stage 2 – Evolves from Gothorita

Ability: Magic Room
As long as this Pokemon is in the Active position, your opponent can’t play any Goods cards from his or her hand.

[C][C][C] Mad Kinesis: Does 30 damage plus an additional 20 damage times the number of Psychic Energy attached to this Pokemon.

Weakness: Psychic (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 2


Black and White Collection (#29)Roggenrola – Fighting – HP60
Basic Pokemon

[C] Harden: During your opponent’s next turn, this Pokemon can’t be hit by attacks that do 40 damage or less.
[F][C][C] headbutt: 40 damage.

Weakness: Grass (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 2


Black and White Collection (#30)Boldore – Fighting – HP90
Stage 1 – Evolves from Roggenrola

[F][C] Shoot Down: 20 damage. If the opponent’s Active Pokemon has a Resistance to the Fighting-type, this attack does an additional 60 damage.
[F][F][C][C] Power Gem: 80 damage.

Weakness: Grass (x2)
Ressitance: none
Retreat: 3


Black and White Collection (#31)Drilbur – Fighting – HP70
Basic Pokemon

[C] Hone Claws: During your next turn, this Pokemon’s attacks have their damage increased by 30.
[F] Scratch: 10 damage.

Weakness: Water (x2)
Resistance: Lightning (-20)
Retreat: 2


Black and White Collection (#32)Excadrill – Fighting – HP110
Stage 1 – Evolves from Drilbur

[C] Metal Claw: 30 damage.
[F][F][F] Dill Liner: 80 damage. Choose 1 Energy attached to the opponent’s Active Pokemon and discard it.

Weakness: Water (x2)
Resistance: Lighting (-20)
Retreat: 2


Black White Starter Kit (#24)Sandile – Fighting – HP70
Basic Pokemon

[F][C] Bite: 20 damage.

Weakness: Water (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 2


Black White Starter Kit (#25)Krokorok – Fighting – HP90
Stage 1 – Evolves from Sandile

[C] Bite: 20 damage.
[F][C][C] Crunch: 40 damage. Flip a coin, if heads discard 1 Energy attached to the opponent’s Active Pokemon.

Weakness: Water (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 2


Black and White Collection (#38)Ferroseed – Metal – HP60
Basic Pokemon

[M][C] Pin Missile: Flip 4 coins, this attack does 10 damage times the number of heads.

Weakness: Fire (x2)
Resistance: Psychic (-20)
Retreat: 2


Black and White Collection (#39)Ferrothorn – Metal – HP90
Stage 1 – Evolves from Ferroseed

[M] Steel Tentacle: Flip 3 coins, this attack does 30 damage times the number of heads.
[M][C][C] Gyro ball: 60 damage. Switch this Pokemon with one of your Benched Pokemon. Then, your opponent switches his or her own Active Pokemon with one of his or her Benched Pokemon.

Weakness: Fire (x2)
Resistance: Psychic (-20)
Retreat: 2


Black and White Collection (#45)Audino – Colorless – HP90
Basic Pokemon

[C] Powerful Slap: Flip a coin for each Energy attached to this Pokemon. This attack does 40 damage times the number of heads.
[C][C][C] Heal Beam: Choose 1 of your Pokemon, and restore its HP by 50.

Weakness: Fighting (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 2


Black White Starter Kit (#29)Minccino – Colorless – HP60
Basic Pokemon

[C] Last Resort: 30 damage. Flip a coin, if tails this attack fails.

Weakness: Fighting (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 1


Black and White Collection (#46)Rufflet – Colorless – HP60
Basic Pokemon

[C] Peck: 10 damage.
[C][C] Slash: 20 damage.

Weakness: Lightning (x2)
Resistance: Fighting (-20)
Retreat: 1


Black and White Collection (#47)Braviary – Colorless – HP100
Stage 1 – Evolves from Rufflet

[C][C] Wing Attack: 40 damage.
[C][C][C] Brave Bird: 90 damage. This Pokemon also takes 30 damage.

Weakness: Lightning (x2)
Resistance: Fighting (-20)
Retreat: 1


Black and White Collection (#47)Tornadus – Colorless – HP110
Basic Pokemon

[C] Energy Well: Choose 1 Energy attached to one of your Benched Pokemon and move it to this Pokemon.
[C][C][C] Gale Force: 80 damage. Choose 1 Basic Energy attached to this Pokemon, and move it to one of your Benched Pokemon.

Weakness: Lightning (x2)
Resistance: Fighting (-20)
Retreat: 1


Black and White Collection (#53)Cheren
Trainer’s – Support

Draw 3 cards from your deck.

You can only use 1 Support card during your turn.


Black and White Collection (#49)Crush Hammer
Trainer’s – Goods

Flip a coin, if heads choose 1 Energy attack to your opponent’s Pokemon and discard it.

You can use any number of Goods cards during your turn.


Black and White Collection (#49)Great Ball
Trainer’s – Goods

Look at the top 7 cards from your deck. Choose 1 Pokemon card from among those cards, show it to your opponent, and put it in your hand. Return the remaining cards to your deck and shuffle your deck.

You can use any number of Goods cards during your turn.


Black and White Collection (#51)Max Restore
Trainer’s – Goods

Choose 1 of your Pokemon, and restore all of its HP. Then, discard all Energy attached to that Pokemon.

You can use any number of Goods cards during your turn.


Black and White Collection (#52)Pokemon Catcher
Trainer’s – Goods

Choose 1 of your opponent’s Benched Pokemon, and switch it with his or her Active Pokemon.

You can use any number of Goods cards during your turn.


Black and White Collection (#52)Recycle
Trainer’s – Goods

Flip a coin, if heads choose 1 card from your discard pile, show it to your opponent, and return it to the top of your deck.

You can use any number of Goods cards during your turn.


Black and White Collection (#54)Thundurus – Lightning – HP110
Basic Pokemon

[C] Recharge: Choose 1 Lightning Energy card from your deck and attach it to this Pokemon. Shuffle your deck afterward.
[L][L][C] Disaster Bolt: 80 damage. Discard 1 Energy attached to this Pokemon.

Weakness: Fighting (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 1


Black and White Collection (#54)Tornadus – Colorless – HP110
Basic Pokemon

[C] Energy Well: Choose 1 Energy attached to one of your Benched Pokemon and move it to this Pokemon.
[C][C][C] Gale Force: 80 damage. Choose 1 Basic Energy attached to this Pokemon, and move it to one of your Benched Pokemon.

Weakness: Lightning (x2)
Resistance: Fighting (-20)
Retreat: 1


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