Sunday, March 17, 2013

Herdier -- Boundaries Crossed Pokemon Card Review

Herdier Boundaries Crossed Pokemon Card
Pokemon Card Overview:
Today's Pokemon Card Review is of Herdier from the Boundaries Crossed Pokemon Card Set.  Herdier is a stage 1, colorless type Pokemon card, with an hp of 80.  It has a x2 weakness to fighting type Pokemon, no resistance type, and a one colorless energy card retreat cost.  Herdier does not have an Ability but it does have two moves.  The first move this card has is called Bite, this move requires one colorless energy card and does 20 damage to the defending Pokemon.  Herdier's second move is called Take Down, this move requires three colorless energy cards and does 60 damage, however when using this move it does 10 damage to Herdier.

Pokemon Card Strategy:
So as far as strategy goes, since Herdier is a stage 1 Pokemon card, you'll first have to get Lillipup into play (I reviewed Lillipup from this set yesterday) and then evolve Lillipup into Herdier.  Herdier does have a stage 2 evolution in Stoutland that you'll probably want to use with this Pokemon line but since I haven't reviewed that card yet, the strategy below will act like Herdier is the final evolution in this line.  So if you read yesterday's review, you'll know that I thought Lillipup was a slightly below average basic Pokemon card.  So with that being said, if you can, keep that card on the bench, evolve it into Herdier then attach up to three energy cards to Herdier and use Take Down most turns.  The thing you'll have to watch out for with this card is that Herdier already has a lower than average hp and with Take Down doing damage to Herdier it will knock out Herdier fairly fast.  So it is better to get this card into the active Pokemon spot early in the game so you face weaker Pokemon.  I would not use this line so far in my deck, but if you choose to I wouldn't want to use more than 1 each of Lillipup and Herdier.

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. So it looks like the first two Pokemon in this Pokemon family aren't that great in the Boundaries Crossed set.  I do like that this card can be in any deck, but this card has a low hp, and neither of its moves is too great.  So I would not recommend using this card in your deck.

Tomorrow's Pokemon Card:
So thanks for reading today's Pokemon card review of Herdier from the Boundaries Crossed set, stay tuned for tomorrow's card review of Herdier's stage 2 evolution in Stoutland which is from this same set.  Make sure to check below for the Free Pokemon TCG Online Codes!

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Today's Quiz for a Pokemon TCG Online Code Card --
What does Herdier help do for its trainer?
Please respond by including your YouTube username and link to your YouTube channel.  If the question is quite tough, the first correct comment will win, otherwise I'll use a random number generator to choose a winner.

25 comments:

Francesco Prencipe said...

It loyally follows its Trainer's orders. For ages, they have helped Trainers raise Pokémon.

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zkranc said...

Faithful to its Trainer, it helps raise Pokémon and has helped since long ago.

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JWLim said...

Herdier helps its trainer raise Pokémon.

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Simon Perovnik said...

Faithful to its Trainer, it helps raise Pokémon and has helped since long ago.

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Simon Perovnik said...

Faithful to its Trainer, it helps raise Pokémon and has helped since long ago.

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BadgerNappa said...

it helps raise Pokémon

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and again: it helps raise Pokémon

Unknown said...

It helps Trainer raise Pokémon.

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Hairbear said...

Herdier is cute in how it helps a trainer raise Pokémon.
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IAAdmin said...
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IAAdmin said...

Herdier is faithful to its Trainer, it helps to raise Pokémon and has helped since long ago.

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Daniel Fermo de Oliveira said...

Faithful to its Trainer, it helps raise Pokémon and has helped since long ago.

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Nayr96 said...

Herdier is faithful to it's trainer, it helps to raise Pokémon and has helped since long ago.

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David Rain said...

It helps raise its trainer's pokemon

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Jean Etienne said...

It helps Trainer raise Pokémon.

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Jake Sample said...

Herdier: Faithful to its Trainer, it helps raise Pokemon and has helped since long ago.
If you go into exact terms I could simply say; it battles for its Trainer, duh. But that would be no fun and everyone knows that part.

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YunokiAz said...

Faithful to its Trainer, it helps raise Pokémon and has helped since long ago.

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Dennis Luinge said...

Helps to raise pokemon as they are faithful to their trainer

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Gabriel Grambo said...

Herdier is faithful to its Trainer, and it helps to raise Pokémon and it has helped since long ago.

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Brett Selby said...

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It helps the trainer raise pokemon!

Sg Kraztler said...

it helps trainer raise pokemon

is very loyal too

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Dial Smith said...

Herdier has extreme loyalty towards it's trainer and has helped raised the trainers pokemon for ages.
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danny bot said...

This loyal pokemon supports the trainer and other pokemon!
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kristallkeks said...

It helps his trainer to raise Pokemon

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PrimetimePokemon said...

Congrats to David for winning!