Shadow Articuno  
Shadow Articuno MT (McDonald's Promo)
Metreon City's Pokémon
Illus. Arkeis
Evolution stage
Basic Pokémon
Card name Shadow Articuno
Types Water/Darkness
Hit Points 200
retreat cost
Expansion Miscellaneous Promotional cards
Rarity Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 1/10
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Articuno.

Shadow Articuno Pokémon SP MT (Japanese: ダークフリーザーMT[パープルシティー] Dark Freezer MT [Purple City]) is a Water-type and Darkness-type Pokémon Pokémon SP MT Basic Pokémon card. It was released as a promotional card.

Card textEdit

This Pokémon is both Water-attackDarkness-attack type.


Pokédex dataEdit

Shadow Chill
A shadowy ice attack that may freeze.
Species Freeze Pokémon
Length 5'7"
Weight 122.1 lbs
Pokémon No. 144
Entry It is resurrected after being sealed for 9,000,000 years. It uses a shadowy Ice Beam in order to save Metreon City.

Release informationEdit

This card was released as a promotional card. The English version was only distributed at McDonald's in Hazard or Harlan in Kentucky on December 2010, not other McDonald's restaurants. It even had a McDonald's "M" logo on the bottom left corner.


  • The card depicts the shadow Articuno from the comic, Super Mario: The Mystery of HeartGold and SoulSilver. It's also exclusive to the hacked game, Pokémon Purple.
  • This card lists the logo from Super Mario: The Mystery of HeartGold and SoulSilver above the illustrator.
  • This is one of several 'spoof' cards that usually feature exclusively in English releases.
  • This card was released as a Jumbo card and was therefore not legal to use in tournaments or official events.


  • Shadow Chill is an actual shadow move in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness. Articuno knows this move prior to purification, regaining Haze in its place upon being purified. This Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Purple.