Today's Pokemon Card Review is of Aurorus from the Furious Fists Pokemon Card Set. Aurorus is a stage 1, water type Pokemon card, with an hp of 130. It has a x2 weakness to metal type Pokemon, no resistance type, and a three colorless energy card retreat cost. Aurorus' Ability is called Ice Shield and says that any damage done to any of your water Pokemon in play that have water energy cards attached to them is reduced by 20. Aurorus' second move is called Icy Wind, this move requires four energy cards, three colorless and one water, and does 70 damage, plus it puts the defending Pokemon to sleep.
Pokemon Card Strategy:
So as far as strategy goes, since Aurorus is a stage 1 Pokemon card, you'll first have to get Amaura into play (I reviewed Amaura from this set yesterday) and then evolve Amaura into Aurorus. If you read yesterday's review of Amaura, you'll know that I thought that card was a below average Basic Pokemon card because it had a really high retreat cost, and one move that costs a lot to use and does below average damage. So knowing this about Amaura and looking at this Aurorus card, I would not recommend using this card in the active Pokemon spot in a game. However, I would definitely recommend using a 1-1-1 line of Sail Fossil, Amaura, and Aurorus if you're using Seismitoad EX in your deck. That way, you can get Aurorus on your bench, and use its Ability to protect your benched Pokemon when using Seismitoad's Grenade Hammer move that does 30 damage to two of your benched Pokemon. Other than that, Icy Wind requires a lot of energy cards to do only 70 damage, but if you have the time and energy cards it would be an okay move to use, the only thing is you have to give up three of those energy cards when retreating Aurorus.
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 from the Furious Fists set. Even though I am giving this card a below average rating, like I mentioned above, if you are using Seismitoad EX in your deck, this card would get a much a higher rating and should be used. But on its own, this card is too slow and takes too long to get evolved for me to want to use this card in a deck. Unless you really like defensive themed decks, I would look for a better Pokemon line. Together with Amaura, I would give this Pokemon family a 2 out of 5 rating, both cards are below average individually and together.
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