Sunday, September 14, 2014

Cubchoo -- Furious Fists Pokemon Card Review

Cubchoo Furious Fists Pokemon Card
Pokemon Card Overview:
Today's Pokemon Card Review is of Cubchoo from the Furious Fists Pokemon Card Set.  Cubchoo is a basic, water type Pokemon card with an hp of 70.  It has a x2 weakness to metal type Pokemon, no resistance type, and a two colorless energy card retreat cost. Cubchoo does not have an Ability but it does have two moves.  The first move that this card has is called Fury Swipes, for one water energy card this move does 10 damage times the number of heads you get when you flip 3 coins.  Cubchoo's second move is called Frost Breath, this move requires three energy cards, two water and one colorless, and does 40 damage.

Pokemon Card Strategy:
So as far as strategy goes, since Cubchoo is a basic Pokemon card with a stage 1 evolution in Beartic, which I'll be reviewing tomorrow, you'll more than likely want to use this card with that Pokemon.  However, since I haven't reviewed that card yet, I'll just act as though I plan on using this card without its evolution.  So, on its own I would not recommend using this card in a deck.  I say this because the first move Cubchoo has, Fury Swipes, depends on coin flips and may end up doing no damage at all, and the second move Cubchoo has, Frost Breath, does way below average damage for the amount of energy cards it requires to attack.  However, if you use this card in a deck, I would try to get it into the active Pokemon spot early and use Fury Swipes every turn.  If you have some luck with this move, you could easily do 20 or 30 damage a turn for only one energy card while you're setting up your benched Pokemon, the only downside to this is that you'll then have to attach one more energy card to Cubchoo just to retreat it.  Unless you're evolving Cubchoo into Beartic, I would not put three energy cards on Cubchoo to use Frost Breath.

Pokemon Card Rating:
I would give this card a 2 out of 5 rating.  So in my opinion, this is a below average Basic Pokemon card from the Furious Fists set.  This card does have some positives in that it has a high HP, and two moves.  However, like I mentioned above, neither move this card has is that great, and the retreat cost is higher than the first move Cubchoo has so you can just put one energy card on this card and be done with it.  So if you're building a water type deck, you could definitely take a look at this card for it, but I would recommend passing.

Tomorrow's Pokemon Card:
So thanks for reading today's Pokemon card review of Cubchoo from the Furious Fists set, stay tuned for tomorrow's card review of Cubchoo's stage 1 evolution Beartic, 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 --
How many total water type Pokemon cards are in the Furious Fists set?
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.

20 comments:

15eman said...

16 total

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWDKXn0iKTGh-VPR0E-fH1A

Emanuel Granados
15eman

Spartan Gaming said...

16

spartan gaming

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzUyWA4DknTmpKKx5WMJ-tw

Anthony Chiang said...

12

youtube channel: ThreeBrothersTCG

Matt B said...

13

Matt B

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCegRiCTO9bAe_Z_wtJUHoKg

Lily Gvozden said...
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Lily Gvozden said...

13
Lily Gvozden
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzQz4X98KGTd6K7GKyvhtIA

Jackie Rissmiller said...

There are 12 in this set:
3 common, 2 uncommon, 3 regular rare, 2 holo rares, 1 Ex, and 1EX full art card.

Jackie Rissmiller

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFpBUrliveiXMVvI3IGeR3g

Tony Sanchez said...

There are 12
https://m.youtube.com/channel/UC66UUhQwcsBa3CMl4eEha_g

Jonnie Yang said...

There are 13 Water-type cards in total:
015/111 Poliwag - common
016/111 Poliwhirl - uncommon
017/111 Poliwrath - rare holo
018/111 Politoed - rare
019/111 Glaceon - rare
020/111 SeismitoadEX - rare holo ex
021/111 Cubchoo - commn
022/111 Beartic - rare
023/111 Clauncher - common
024/111 Clawitzer - rare holo
025/111 Amaura - uncommon
026/111 Aurorus - rare
106/111 SeismitoadEX - super rare holo

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Hunter Rave said...

16
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwYucbNb3IginO4x0kIu76g

Kristin Hsieh said...

There are 12 cards in the Furious Fists set.

Youtube Username: Kristin Hsieh

Link:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMS8yZqqC5f1ZgQE-rr0bkQ

Kristin Hsieh said...

PLZ EXCLUDE THIS COMMENT FOR THE RANDOM NUMBER GENERATOR! I was going to say in my last comment that i meant, 12 water type pokemon, not 12 pokemon. xD

Mario Monje said...

16 water pokemon in furious fists

youtube.com:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2bgCocQuGXebEdHZQKY2QA

Ishwar Siewdyal said...

I think there are 13 water type pokemon cards in the furious fists set. These start from 15/111 to 26/111 and 106/111.
Youtube : Ishwar Siewdyal
http://m.youtube.com/channel/UCTww0x6v9-mUsCeknAovZMg

Carlos H. said...

12 water-type pokemons.

Username: Carlos M.

Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0mwTfi0nne_33eE1FkISUg

Suisho Kasumi said...

12 + 1 alternate full art of Seismitoad EX (which gives 13), plus maybe 2 more if we count alternate holo versions of Amaura and Aurorus from Ancient Power Box (which gives 15)

Username: Suisho Kasumi

Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrpmsBwqR7qlcewZZ2vwSXg

Connor Hansen said...

There are 12 water types

username: Connor Hansen

link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt39HQwduRtEXTnjh7P2w0A

YouNeverSawStudios said...

13

YouNeverSawStudios

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtflXvuqCXf0YxRkaLoWVqg

PrimetimePokemon said...

Congrats to Matt B for winning!

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