Friday, February 1, 2013

Gothorita -- Boundaries Crossed Pokemon Card Review

Gothorita Boundaries Crossed Pokemon Card
Pokemon Card Overview:
Today's Pokemon Card Review is of Gothorita from the Boundaries Crossed Pokemon Card Set.  Gothorita is a stage 1, psychic type Pokemon card, with an hp of 80.  It has a x2 weakness to psychic type Pokemon, no resistance type, and a one colorless energy card retreat cost.  Gothorita does not have an Ability, but it does have two moves.  The first move it has is called Psypunch, which requires 2 colorless energy cards and does 30 damage.  Gothorita's second move is called Destructive Beam which requires three energy cards, two colorless and one psychic, and does 50 damage, plus if you get a heads when you flip a coin, you can discard an energy card attached to the defending Pokemon.

Pokemon Card Strategy:
So as far as strategy goes, since Gothorita has a stage 2 evolution in Gothitelle (from Dragons Exalted), I would not use this card unless you use Gothitelle.  I say this because, I view this card as pretty weak, and there is no reason to use a weak card in a deck, especially when I think Gothita is pretty good, you don't want to turn a good Pokemon card into a below average Pokemon card.  But I guess if you either have to play Gothorita in order to use Gothitelle or you're just stubborn and have Gothorita in your deck, the strategy is quite simple.  If you have two energy cards on Gothorita use Psybeam, if you have three energy cards on Gothorita use Destructive Beam.  This card even though it isn't that good, does fit well in most decks because it requires mostly colorless energy cards, it really only needs one psychic energy card for either of its moves to attack.  But again, I would prefer to just use Gothita or use the full line of this Pokemon.

Pokemon Card Rating:
I would give this card a 2 out of 5 rating.  In my opinion, this is a below average stage 1 Pokemon card.  This card has a below average hp, and two below average moves.  This card definitely could be worse, but I would not recommend using this card in a deck if you don't have to.  So if I were to rate just Gothita and Gothorita from this set I would give them an overall rating of 3.

Tomorrow's Pokemon Card:
So thanks for reading today's Pokemon card review of Gothorita from the Boundaries Crossed set, stay tuned for tomorrow's card review of Meloetta which is from this same set.  Make sure to check below for the Free Pokemon TCG Online Codes!

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What are the rarities of the Gothorita cards produced so far?
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24 comments:

tvOBT said...
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tvOBT said...

All four cards are "uncommon" rarity.

One card is Japanese exclusive "Everyone's Exciting Battle"

One card is Japanese expansion "National Beginning Set"

One card is Japanese Expansion "BW-P" Promo only.

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Joshua Kok said...

All uncommon

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papiku said...

All are uncommon

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Heng Liwei said...

So far, all of them are uncommon cards.

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Milton Santoso said...

All are uncommon

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CALLEPOLIS said...

all of the cards are uncommon for the moment

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Rickard Bodell said...

all of the rarities of the Gothia cards produced so far are Uncommon ones.

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Daniel Fermo de Oliveira said...

They're all uncommon so far.

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Mighty Mewtwo said...

There have been four released in English, two in Emerging Powers, one in Dragons Exalted and one more in Boundaries Crossed. All four have been uncommon. A fifth was released only in Japan so far and was part of a boxed collection and thus has no rarity.

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Alabrel said...

Uncommon, at least in 'murrca.

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Justin McClarran said...

All of the cards are uncommon.

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Niran Mistry said...

All have been uncommon so far :)
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krismal said...

All have been uncommon
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Luis Espitia said...

Hello,

All the rarities of the Gothorita cards produced so far are uncommon.

Gothorita can be found in the following expansions:

In English:
- Emerging powers (There are two different Gothorita cards in this one. One with Deleting Glare and Super Psy Bolt, and another one with Double Slap and Psybeam.)

-Dragons Exalted

-Boundaries Crossed ( of course)

In Japanese:
- Black Collection

- BW-P Promotional cards

-Dragon Blade

- National Beginning Set

- Everyone's Exciting Battle

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I feel lucky today :D
Thank you,

qwart said...

In English, all four have been uncommon. In Japanese, two are uncommons and three don't have rarities.

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Hans Fredrik Schippert said...

All Gothorita cards are uncommon rarity.

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Tony J. said...

All uncommon so far.

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Eliot Llanos said...

So far uncommon

JWLim said...

All of them so far have been uncommon cards!


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Sathvik Rayala said...


All have been uncommon

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YunokiAz said...

All uncommon so far

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PrimetimePokemon said...

Congrats to Mighty Mewtwo for winning!