Friday, April 9, 2010
Pokemon Card of the Day: Ho-oh Legend (Heart Gold/Soul Silver)
Today's Pokemon Card of the Day is Ho-oh Legend from the new Heart Gold/Soul Silver set. This card in my opinion is better than the Lugia Legend card you can get in this set. For starters Ho-oh has ten more hp than Lugia with 140 hp it's weakness of x2 to Water Pokemon is expected from this powerful of Pokemon, as well as the -20 Resistance to fighting type Pokemon, the retreat cost of 2 colorless energy cards is pretty low for such a powerful Pokemon. Ho-oh's Poke-Body Sacred Rainbow allows every energy card you attach to Ho-oh to be a fire energy, so by utilizing this Poke-Body you could basically put Ho-oh in any type deck out there, this actually might be a good strategy to use because with this card in your deck, even if the main Pokemon in your deck is weak to your opponent's deck this one won't be and it could even be your opponent's weakness. Ho-oh Legend's only move Bright Wing does 100 hp damage for 4 fire energy, so with its Poke-Body this move takes 4 colorless energy cards, and for 4 energy cards it does 100 damage and you only have to discard 1 energy card every time you use this move, which isn't very tough to do since it's only 1 energy, so as long as you have enough energy you can use Bright Wing every turn. As far as strategy goes as soon as I have enough energy on Ho-oh to use Bright Wing I would make it your active Pokemon and just use Bright Wing every turn, also I would make sure I have trainer/supporter cards that not only allow you to search your deck for energy cards but your discard pile as well since you have to discard 1 energy card every turn with Ho-oh if you use its move. That's about all I have to say about this Ho-oh Legend card, there actually isn't too much strategy with this card since it's Poke-Body doesn't affect other Pokemon, all that you can strategize with this card is to decide what type of deck you would want to put it in. So once again, thanks for reading this review and stay tuned for tomorrow's review of Flygon Lv. X.