Cyclone Energy Cards – Info & Gallery

What are Cyclone Energy Cards?

Cyclone Energy Cards are Special Energy Cards that are used in the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG). They were first introduced in 2003 with the launch of the Skyridge expansion set and last seen in the Diamond and Pearl Stormfront set of 2008. 

See also: What are Special Energy Cards?


Cyclone Energy cards provide one Colorless Energy. When attached to an Active Pokémon the player can switch a Defending Pokémon with the opponent’s Benched Pokémon. There have been a number of different designs for these cards but they all include the Colorless Energy symbol. (Scroll to bottom for timeline and gallery of all cards released to date).

Recycle Energy - Colorless Energy Symbol

In the Pokémon TCG, a player can only use an Attack Move if the specified number of Energy are attached. This specified number generally includes one or more Energy that corresponds to the Pokémon type, and / or a number of Colorless Energy. Cyclone Energy Cards provide one Colorless Energy.


Cyclone Energy Cards Text:

The text on all cards is roughly the same but there have been some minor changes to the text with different releases. Listed below are two different texts seen on the cards in order of release.

2003 Skyridge release

‘Cyclone Energy provides 1 Colorless Energy Colorless Energy.
When you play this card from your hand and attach it to your Active Pokémon, your opponent switches his or her Active Pokémon with 1 of his or her Benched Pokémon.’

2005 Unseen Forces release

‘Cyclone Energy provides Colorless Energy Energy. When you attach this card from your hand to your Active Pokémon, switch 1 of the Defending Pokémon with 1 of your opponent’s Benched Pokémon. Your opponent chooses the Benched Pokémon to switch.’


Timeline of Cyclone Energy Cards:

To date these cards have been included in 4 different expansion sets. They have always been part of the set and have card numbers. The cards released are listed in order of release. (scroll to bottom for gallery view).

143/144 Cyclone EnergySkyridge
Released 2003
Card Number –

99/115 Cyclone EnergyEX Unseen Forces 
Released 2005
Card Number –

90/108 Cyclone EnergyEX Power Keepers
Released 2007
Card Number –

94/100 Cyclone EnergyDP Stormfront
Released 2008
Card Number –



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