Monday, April 18, 2011
Pokemon Card of the Day: Scizor (Stormfront)
Today's Pokemon Card of the Day is Scizor from the Stormfront set. This is a stage 1, grass type Pokemon card with an hp of 100. It has a +20 weakness to fire type Pokemon, no resistance type, and a one colorless energy card retreat cost. Scizor's Poke-Body is called Honeycomb Defender and says that if Scizor has 60 or more damage on it, all attacks on Scizor are reduced by 4o. Scizor has two moves, the first move is called Accelerate and for two colorless energy cards, Scizor does 30 damage and if you knock that Pokemon out, Scizor can't be affecting by an attack the next turn. Scizor's second move is called Pound Down and for two grass energy cards, Scizor does 40 damage plus 30 more damage if you don't have any Pokemon with Poke-Powers in play. So as far as strategy goes I would recommend you use minimal Pokemon with Poke-Powers or use Scizor early in the game before you use your Pokemon with Poke-Powers on them. Also this is a great card to use against decks that use spread damage because you can take damage on this card while it is on the bench and then when you move it into the active Pokemon spot, minimal damage will be able to be done against Scizor. I would rate this card a 4 out of 5. I think this card is a great supporter type Pokemon card, it can be very quick and provide a tough defense. Also it has a fairly high hp and low retreat cost and if you build your deck right you should be able to knock out some Pokemon with this card. So thanks for reading today's review of Scizor from the Stormfront set, stay tuned for tomorrow's review of Skuntank from the same set.