Today's Pokemon Card Review is of Roserade from the Dragons Exalted Pokemon Card Set. This is the first of two consecutive Roserade Pokemon cards I'll be reviewing from this set. Roserade is a stage 1, grass type Pokemon card, with an hp of 90. It has a x2 weakness to fire type Pokemon, a -20 resistance to water type Pokemon, and a one colorless energy card retreat cost. Roserade does not have an Ability but it does have two moves. The first move is called Crosswise Whip which requires one grass energy card and does 30 damage times the number of heads you get when you flip 4 coins. Roserade's second move is called Poison Point and for three energy cards, two colorless and one grass, this move does 60 damage and poisons the defending Pokemon.
Pokemon Card Strategy:
So as far as strategy goes, since Roserade is a stage 1 Pokemon card, I would recommend getting Roselia on your bench first, then evolving it into Roserade while on the bench, once you get one energy card on Roserade you are ready to put it into the active Pokemon spot. If the Pokemon you're facing has 120 hp or less on it, I would use Poison Point two turns in a row, if it has more than 120 hp or you only have one energy card on Roserade I would use Crosswise Whip instead. Since there is another Roserade Pokemon card in this set which I'll be reviewing tomorrow, I don't know which one is better yet, but I would definitely suggest using this card and using it in a grass type deck. I would suggest using a 2-2 line of Roselia and Roserade.
Pokemon Card Rating:
I would give this card a 5 out of 5 rating. In my opinion this is a great stage 1 Pokemon card, it has an average hp, low retreat cost, and two great moves. One is extremely quick and can do major damage, the other does average damage for average energy but being able to poison the defending Pokemon makes Poison Point an above average move. So I would definitely recommend using this card in a grass type deck.
Tomorrow's Pokemon Card:
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