‘Coco’ Human Character from Zarude Movie Releasing as a Pokemon Promo?!

The latest issue of CoroCoro magazine has revealed the human character Coco from the upcoming Zarude movie will be getting his own promo card… but as a Grass-type Pokemon! What?!

In the movie he’s raised as a Pokemon by Zarude, as with stories like Tarzan. Is he getting a Pokemon card instead of a Trainer card because he thinks he’s a Pokemon? Or is there more to him than meets the eye?

Those who attend the Zarude movie will receive the promo card. The movie will release in theaters in Japan this December.

Coco – Grass – HP90
Basic Pokemon

[C] Call of the Forest: Search your deck for a [G] Pokemon, reveal it, and put it into your hand. Then, shuffle your deck.

[G][G][C] Tarzan Kick: 120 damage: Flip a coin. If tails, this attack does nothing.

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

Thanks goes to Bangiras for the translation!

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  1. Cue2Power Cramorant is Godly
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    Maybe Coco is really a zarude, and thats where the "dada form" zarude comes into play.

    Im just thinking... What if coco was a sword and shield event? :(


    Also, (getting kinda theoretical here,) can you use the item card scoop up net on coco? and would coco be ok with that?

    Edit:
    Lastly, why is coco weak to grass?
     
    Last edited: Oct 13, 2020
  2. Kyle J. Asplund Some birb boi
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  3. bbb888 One Life. One Dream.
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    Plot twist - Coco IS a Pokemon!
     
  4. Yaginku Aspiring Trainer
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    If he only had supportive-type abilities, with no attacking powers (and perhaps zero energy cost), it would be a pretty good design - a person that thinks they're a Pokemon, but aren't actually one.
     
  5. don()shinobi PokeBeach's Yu-Gi-Oh enthusiast. I guess.
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    The "Dada Form" Zarude is the Zarude from the movie who takes care of Coco. Note the scarf that both the movie Zarude and the Dada Form Zarude have.
    But who knows? The movie isn't out, we don't know if that'll be a twist.
     
  6. Nyora A Cat
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    For purely scientific reasons, does Coco have an Egg Group?
     
  7. The Fish 0.o
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    Oh god please no
     
  8. Poke_collector Aspiring Trainer
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    I can’t see if there is a dex number on the card
     
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  9. Charmander Cyndaquil was taken :<
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    Is this animal cruelty/abuse if a human character attacks a Pokémon?
     
  10. FireLizard Dragon shipper
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    Is that like those promo cards like Iwashima GX or whatever distruibited for his 60th birthday?
     
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  11. johnwick Aspiring Trainer
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    Maybe it's me, but a site I buy from listed Hidden Fates ETB for $50

    That means it's getting wage 2 like tins?
     
  12. Snowy Lilacs Aspiring Trainer
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    In the movie he’s raised as a Pokemon by Zarude, as with stories like Tarzan. Is he getting a Pokemon card instead of a Trainer card because he thinks he’s a Pokemon? Or is there more to him than meets the eye?


    Yes
     
  13. Mudkip_Is_God Aspiring Trainer
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    I just took a better look at the card, (I also thought it was weak to grass until I zoomed in more) and it is weak to fire. But I can definetly see how the fire type symbol has a green color to it.
     
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  14. Johnny2316 Aspiring Trainer
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    If you're talking about Ishihara GX, then I would assume it's just like that. This will probably be a Japan-exclusive card, as all the rarer promos are.
     
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  15. Sombres Aspiring Trainer
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    It's weak to fire, clearly on the zoomed pic.
     
  16. Geodude Aspiring Trainer
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    It isn't, as mentioned above, but if it was, it could still make sense. Grass can represent the Bug type, and Zarude has a 4x weakness to Bug in the video games. So if Coco thinks he's a Zarude, then yeah.
     
  17. johnwick Aspiring Trainer
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    Some sites have pre-orders of Champion's Path ETB wave 2 and Hidden Fates ETB wave 2.

    Again, if some of y'all fell asleep for this info, they're sold out again. Got fortunate enough to get 1 case if HF ETB and only 20 CP ETB.
     
  18. DMYSYS DUMMY SYSTEM
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    The last time a not-a-Pokemon that got a Pokemon card (that was publicly released*) I can think of is Buried Fossil all the way back in Skyridge.

    * Without qualifiers, this card also joins Doug Ferguson GX and Ishihara GX in a what is a very conspicuous group of cards.
     
  19. Frost Amethyst AMAB-NB
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    Mega Sachiko EX isn't publically released enough for you?! :p
     
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  20. DMYSYS DUMMY SYSTEM
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    I think I blocked that one from my memory. Good lord.