Saturday, August 21, 2010

Pokemon Card of the Day: Forretress (Undaunted)

Today's Pokemon Card of the is Forretress from the Undaunted set. This is a stage 1, metal type Pokemon card, with an hp of 90. Unfortunately Forretress has a x2 weakness to fire type Pokemon but it does havea -20 resistance to Psychic type Pokemon, but another downfall with this card is that it has an extremely high retreat cost of 3 colorless energy cards. Forretress doesn't have a Poke-Power or Poke-Body but it does have two moves. The first move is entitled Mirror Shot which takes two energy cards, 1 metal and 1 colorless, this move does 30 damage and if your opponent tries to attack the next turn they have to flip a coin and if they get tails the move does nothing. Forretress' second move is called Everyone Explode Now which takes 3 energy cards, 2 colorless and 1 metal type energy card and this move does 30 x damage the number of Forretress and Pineco you have in play, but unfortunately this move also does 30 damage to each Forretress and Pineco you have in play. So as far as strategy goes I don't think I would use Forretress' second move, but I would use Mirror Shot so I could prevent my opponent from attacking the next turn if they flipped a tails. But I actually wouldn't use this card at all in my deck because I don't think it is worth it to stack your deck with Pineco and Forretress and then have to do 30 damage to each of them when I use Everyone Explode Now. So I would rate this card a 1 out of 5 because it has a low hp, high retreat cost, and bad weakness, and the only thing it has going for it is it can prevent the opponent from doing damage to you the next turn, but that is only a 50/50 chance so it isn't even worth it to you this card. So thanks for reading today's review of Forretress from the Undaunted set stay tuned for tomorrow's review of Leafeon from Undaunted.

2 comments:

Sebastian said...

LOL. Come on PrimeTimePokemon. Mirror Shot is a GREAT stall move while you are setting up. Manectric PL should be used with this, as it negates all damage to your bench, excluding itself. Also, Special Metals can protect your active forretress from that 30 damage. All in all, this is an amazing card with so many possibilities!

Nicholas said...

Dude, are you retarded? This card has sooo much potential if you build your team around it.
Like Sebastian said Manectric PL will negate all damage to your bench, and if you have 4 Pineco/Forretress in your deck and has them all in play, it could do 120 damage.