Alakazam (Japanese: フーディン,Fūdin) is a Psi-Pokémon and also the first out of 102 cards that is part of the Base Set. It is a Psychic-type Pokémon card which is also the final evolution of Kadabra known that this is the second stage. The card image has been illustrated by Ken Sugimori a key employee of Game Freak.
Base Set print
Damage Swap ダメージスワップ, Damēji Suwappu
As often as you like during your turn (before your attack), you may move 1 damage counter from 1 of your Pokémon to another as long as you don't Knock Out that Pokémon. This power can't be used if Alakazam is Asleep, Confused or Paralyzed.
Confuse Ray あやしいひかり, Ayashii Hikari
Flip a coin. If heads, the defending Pokémon is now confused.
It brain can perform a supercomputer. Its intelligence quotient is said to be 5000.
It does not like physical attacks very much. Instead, it freely uses extra-sensory powers to defeat foes.
On the game card it is said that Alakazam can use Confuse Ray, but Abra, Kabara and Alakazam cannot learn Confuse Ray in the video game series.
This card's English Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Red and Blue, though it is slightly reworded. The Japanese entry comes from Pokémon Red and Green