Question: Is there an Unown R card?

Discussion in 'Cards: Strategy and Rulings Discussion' started by pokekidsmom, Aug 15, 2003.

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  1. pokekidsmom

    pokekidsmom New Member

    My daughter is only missing the R in the unown collection. Does anyone know if there even is one, and where I could find it? I can't find it listed in any card lists for the different sets. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks!
  2. yoshi1001

    yoshi1001 Active Member

    Not in the US. WotC didn't know about the card and it never got released here. Japan got it, though.
  3. PokePop

    PokePop Administrator

    Welcome to the boards.

    As Yoshi mentions, the card was published as a promo in Japan, but never released here in the US.
    It is unlikely to be at this point, since the game has moved on to e-cards.
    Many collectors are sad that the card was never released here in the states and hope that it will be eventually.

    By the way, this is the Deck forum while this is a card question. I'll move it for you, but please check the forum descriptions for future posts.

    Thanks, 'Pop
  4. pokekidsmom

    pokekidsmom New Member

    Sorry about that, this is my first time here, wasn't sure where to ask. Thanks for the info.
  5. PokePop

    PokePop Administrator

    No problem. As a matter of fact, I saw that the forum name wasn't clear enough, so I just updated and expanded it.
  6. pokekidsmom

    pokekidsmom New Member

    Thanks for the information. She will be very disapointed. She has been scouring eBay auctions for one. Oh well. Thanks for replying.
  7. PokePop

    PokePop Administrator

    Well, the Japanese card does pop up now and then on eBay.
    I'd do searches using "unown coro" or "unown promo" since it was a promo in coro coro magazine.
  8. Tego

    Tego New Member

    I still am disappointed that I'll never be able to write Team Europe in my binder using Unown cards. Why can't they release the poor card? Oh, the horror.
  9. BPM

    BPM New Member

    Who knows, Tego. Who knows.

    Well... I suppose I could do a graphical translation for you guys if I can get a good scan of the card's art. It'll be the next best thing to having a real English Unown [R], right?
  10. dkates

    dkates New Member

    What was the text of Unown R, anyway?
  11. Juggler_Lance

    Juggler_Lance New Member

    nobody knows dude :confused:
  12. Tonu

    Tonu New Member

    i know what thats does.....

    Unown [R] LV.17 40 HP (P)
    Basic Pokémon
    (Pokémon Power) [REASSURE]
    When you play Unown [R] from your
    hand, remove all damage counters
    from all of your Pokémon with
    Unown in their names.
    (P) Hidden Power 10_
    Weakness Resistance Retreat Cost
    (P) -(C)
    Hideki Kazama No.201 00-11
    Shùgakukan "Monthly CoroCoro
    Comics: November 2000 Issue" extra
    Last edited: Aug 19, 2003
  13. GoldenZnok170

    GoldenZnok170 New Member

    I hoped it would be one of the Jamboree cards, but sadly that set was never released and I guess there probably isn't much chance of that happening in the future.
  14. Nintenfreak

    Nintenfreak New Member

    Who knows, perhaps one of the unknown 54 cards in Sandstorm is Unown R. We won't know until September.

    [EDIT: added in Sandstorm to clairify what I ment.]
    Last edited: Aug 19, 2003
  15. dkates

    dkates New Member

    Not a bad card. I hope it does get released sometime.
  16. Carrington388

    Carrington388 New Member

    Maybe there'll be a secret Unown R card in the expansion that contains Unown ? and Unown !.
  17. Pokekid

    Pokekid New Member

    No there is none in th us but there might be one in the world maybe you can find it on ebay?
  18. Water Pokemon Master

    Water Pokemon Master <a href="

    Even if the card was released in Sandstorm, the layout of the card would be in e-card format, not in the older neo card format. That, to me, doesn't make it like the others. If Nintendo releases it as a promo, I would hope it would be in the Neo format and not the e-card.

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