Saturday, March 29, 2014

Scolipede -- Pokemon X and Y Card Review

Scolipede Pokemon X and Y Card
Pokemon Card Overview:
Today's Pokemon Card Review is of Scolipede from the X and Y Pokemon Card Set.  Scolipede is a stage 2, psychic type Pokemon card, with an hp of 150.  It has a x2 weakness to psychic type Pokemon, no resistance type, and a three colorless energy card retreat cost.  Scolipede does not have an Ability but it does have two moves.  The first move that this card has is called Random Peck, for one psychic energy card this move does 20 damage plus 20 more damage for each heads you get when you flip 2 coins.  Scolipede's second move is called Poison Ring, this move requires four energy cards, three colorless and one psychic, and does 70 damage.  This move also poisons the defending Pokemon.

Pokemon Card Strategy:
So as far as strategy goes, since Scolipede is a stage 2 Pokemon card, you'll first have to get Venipede into play and then evolve it into Whirlipede before you can evolve Whirlipede into Scolipede, both of those Pokemon are from this set and I've reviewed both of them the last couple of days.  Neither of these Pokemon are very good with Venipede being a better basic Pokemon than Whirlipede a stage 1, so if you use this Pokemon family in your deck, make sure to evolve them on your bench.  Even if you can't evolve your Pokemon into Scolipede on your bench, as soon as you get Scolipede in your hand evolve Whirlipede so you can use Scolipede's Random Peck attack and then when Scolipede has four energy cards on it, use Poison Ring every turn.  I personally would not use this Pokemon or any Pokemon in this family from the X and Y set in a deck, even though Scolipede is average, it doesn't make up for the shortcomings of the first two Pokemon in this line.

Pokemon Card Rating:
I would give this card a 3 out of 5 rating.  In my opinion this is an average card overall in the X and Y Pokemon card set.  This card has a good hp and two solid moves, but the retreat cost on this card is high and it is high on both of the first Pokemon in this family.  So overall, I would give the entire line of Venipede, Whirlipede, and Scolipede from this set a 2 out of 5 rating, this family should not be used in decks.  Individually, Venipede was a 3, Whirlipede a 1, and Scolipede a 3.

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

Free Pokemon TCG Online Code Cards:
Today's Quiz for a Pokemon TCG Online Code Card --
What was the first English set to include a non-holo rare Scolipede card?
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.

23 comments:

Cremeius said...

My Answer: Emerging Powers
YouTube Username: Minecreme
Link to my Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/Minecreme

Greetings :)

dylan cloutman said...

x and y base set

dylan cloutman

www.youtube.com/user/AussiePokeCollector

ilija Rošić said...

Black & White
http://www.youtube.com/user/1l1dijan

mecha gravity said...
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Joeshit .K said...

Black & White
https://www.youtube.com/user/scizorsucks

Scizorsucks

Rizaul Haque said...

Black and White was the first to include a non-holo rare Scolipede card.

Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC80k-AbWt4HTPdGVSlQKZ9w

Lethal Injection said...

Black and White.

Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEwQuG43aDfUDC9p01nEl6A

Cabal said...

The first English set to include a non-holo rare Scolipede card is Black & White.

cabalw

http://www.youtube.com/user/cabalw

guido contartese said...

the first set to include it was Black and White

http://www.youtube.com./user/guidounion

Jacob Lin said...

X AND Y!!!
www.youtube.com/user/raytonlin1

BlackStar288 said...

It was the Black and White set!
YT: BlackStar288
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCg4jKsD-uVaxx1zCiyXH9Sg

teng jinchung said...

Black and White set

teng jinchung
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzwApPdp2Wlbp9KYcBOJByw

Superqami CP said...

Black and White
youtube.com/TheSuperqami

Chris Aldama said...

Black and White (base set)

Supermang
https://www.youtube.com/user/Joot000b

abrar sarwar said...

Black and White (1st edition)



https://www.youtube.com/changnel/UCN2nnVDhy3k5B5LtaByft3w

Terry Bogard said...

Black And White.........!!!


http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6ZmtYgjCJ54AV57FSnAaUA

Akhtar hussain said...

emerging powers..


http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCendfjmmOvCTKSnwM2jaECg

Arman Lodhi said...

black and white

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCg-CqCrz69TgYVBa1b9Usig

Sufiyan Sarwar said...

black and white

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfqbt38KU081sk1nGaed8fQ

Tony Xue said...

black and white!

mangomonkay
www.youtube.com/user/mangomonkay

mecha gravity said...

Black and White
mecha gravity http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnLd6qGYN2vb_mZiBStxdJQ

Tomy Lim said...

Black & White!!

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNNx-zQTHZSGm7OEyDqFpoQ

PrimetimePokemon said...

Congrats to ilija Rošić for winning!