Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Dusknoir -- Flashfire Pokemon Card Review

Dusknoir Flashfire Pokemon Card
Pokemon Card Overview:
Today's Pokemon Card Review is of Dusknoir from the Flashfire Pokemon Card Set.  Dusknoir is a stage 2, psychic type Pokemon card, with an hp of 130.  It has a x2 weakness to darkness type Pokemon, a -20 resistance to fighting type Pokemon, and a three colorless energy card retreat cost.  Dusknoir's Ability is called Shadow Void and says that as often as you'd like during your turn you may move 1 damage counter from 1 of your Pokemon to Dusknoir.  Dusknoir's only move is called Pain Pellets, this move requires three energy cards, two colorless and one psychic, and allows you to put the same number of damage counters Dusknoir has on itself on one of your opponent's Pokemon.

Pokemon Card Strategy:
So as far as strategy goes, since Dusknoir is a stage 2 Pokemon card, you'll first have to get Duskull into play and then evolve it into Dusclops before you can evolve Dusclops into Dusknoir, both of those Pokemon are from this set and I've reviewed both of them the last couple of days.  Both of those Pokemon cards are average cards in the TCG, so they could be used without Dusknoir, especially in a spread damage type deck.  But if you're building a spread damage type deck, you'll definitely want to have this entire line in it.  I say this because Dusknoir's Ability Shadow Void and its only move Pain Pellets work very well together and if you already have 10 or 20 or more damage on several of your opponent's Pokemon, Dusknoir can come in later in the game and knock these Pokemon out with Pain Pellets.  So if I were building a spread damage type deck, I would include a 3-2-1 line of Duskull, Dusclops, and Dusknoir in the deck, I would make sure to have at least 50 or 60 damage on Dusknoir before putting it into the active Pokemon spot and I'd also make sure to have potion cards in my deck in case Dusknoir is close to being knocked out you could get some damage counters off of it.

Pokemon Card Rating:
I would give this card a 3 out of 5 rating.  In my opinion this is an average Stage 2 Pokemon card from the Flashfire set.  Even though Dusknoir's Ability and one move work very well together, I am still giving this card an average rating because this card really will only work well in a very specific deck, plus it does have a low hp and high retreat cost which could get you into trouble late in games.  But overall this is a solid card that would work well in a spread damage type deck.  If I look at this whole Pokemon family as a whole, Duskull, Dusclops, and Dusknoir, I would give this family an above average 4 out of 5 rating, even though each card individually was only a 3.

Tomorrow's Pokemon Card:
So thanks for reading today's Pokemon card review of Dusknoir from the Flashfire set, stay tuned for tomorrow's card review of Toxicroak EX Full Art, 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 is the highest rarity of any Dusknoir card in the English TCG, and what set is this card from?
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.

29 comments:

Klepto manicc said...

rare holo is highest rarity and infact there is infact 4 different English rare holo dusknoirs

klepto manicc

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Super Dodo said...
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Super Dodo said...

There was a Secret Ultra Rare Dusknoir in Plasma Blast

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Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDs9ns18Uq0LqAuBGm2xCDg

TheKurta01 said...

secret rare from plasma blast set

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Myles MacLastname said...

Dusknoir appeared shiny on a secret rare card in the Plasma Blast expansion.

Username: CoolBuff

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MonkeyTrusts AMV said...

theres a secret rare dusknoir from the plasma blast,

http://m.youtube.com/channel/UCm6rmwZX_19m2ByPOMxrA5g

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TheMilkingChickens said...

The Stormfront Dusknoir LVL.X tied with the secret Plasma Blast!

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Angelina Widjojo said...

The highest rarity is secret rare from plasma blast expansion

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Pokemon Station99 said...

The Most Rare Dusknoir is Dusknoir Lvl.X From Plasma Blast Set.

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Pokemon Station99

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Coopz373 said...

The Plasma Blast set contains a secret rare Dusknoir, which is the highest rarity for a Dusknoir card in the TCG.

Coopz373
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André Guimarães said...

The Secret Rare Dusknir from Plasma Blast (Plasma Blast (104/101)).

Youtube Username: André Guimarães
Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC85IcZ_cbt9Vpi6ulm9MhRQ

teng jinchung said...

Ultra rare from Plasma Blast

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Cabal said...

The highest rarity of any Dusknoir card in the English TCG is a Secret Rare from Plasma Blast set.

cabalw

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firefreefly123 said...

the highest rarity of dusknoir card is secret Rare from plasma set

username: firefreefly123

channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPXD6b4860IBNCZD3PmQCgw

Jacob Lin said...


There was a Secret Ultra Rare Dusknoir in Plasma Blast

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Joshua Cotterell said...

ultra-rare from plasma blast set is the highest rarity

The set from which the shown dusknoir comes from is flashfire

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Mohammed AL Mohammedi said...

secret rare

username : TheHeroCrafter

channel : http://www.youtube.com/user/TheHeroCrafter15

Matt Burge said...

The highest rarity Dusknoir is the Ultra Rare Secret Dusknoir from the Plasma Blast expansion.

Nymphs
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raza1495 said...

Secret Rare

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Damian Gonzalez said...

Ultra Rare from Plasma Blast

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Satyam Kapoor said...

secret ultra rare from plasma blast

username: TheSatyam50

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Kendall Hood said...

The highest rarity is Secret ultra rare from plasma blast.
Kendall Hood
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Lelouch .Lamperouge said...

the most rare Dusknoir I think is Dusknoir Lvl.X

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Johnny Tuzzoli said...

Highest rarity Dusknoir is Ultra Rare Secret Dusknoir from Plasma Blast expansion

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Ivo K. said...

Secret rare.

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PrimetimePokemon said...

Congrats to TheMilkingChickens for winning!

TheMilkingChickens said...

WOOOO! :D
I just checked my YouTube, but I can't see anything? Any other details on where to look?

Mario De Sisto said...

^click on your profile on the top right of youtube (where you log out), click settings > view additional features > community > messages. basically you need to find your messages, or if you haven't turned email notifications off, you can check your email and you will see the message.

TheMilkingChickens said...

Done! Thank you! :D