Monday, September 8, 2014

Poliwag -- Furious Fists Pokemon Card Review

Poliwag Furious Fists Pokemon Card
Pokemon Card Overview:
Today's Pokemon Card Review is of Poliwag from the Furious Fists set.  Poliwag is a basic, water type Pokemon card with an hp of 60.  It has a x2 weakness to grass type Pokemon, no resistance type, and a one colorless energy card retreat cost.  Poliwag does not have an Ability but it does have two moves.  The first move that this card has is called Rain Splash, for one water energy card this move does 10 damage.  Poliwag's second move is called Spiral Current, this move requires three colorless energy cards and does 20 damage, plus it confuses the defending Pokemon and makes it unable to retreat during its next turn.

Pokemon Card Strategy:
So as far as strategy goes, since Poliwag is a basic Pokemon card with a stage 1 evolution in Poliwhirl and a two stage 2 evolutions in Poliwrath and Politoed, which I'll be reviewing the next three days, you'll more than likely want to use those cards with this Pokemon.  However, since I haven't reviewed those cards yet, I'll just act as though I plan on using this card without its evolutions.  So on its own, I would recommend using this card in your deck for sure if you need one more Basic Pokemon card to use as a starter type card in your deck, or if you know for sure that you're going to evolve it eventually.  If you're going to use this card on its own, I would recommend putting it into the active Pokemon spot early in the game and using Rain Splash most turns while getting stronger Pokemon set up on your bench.  But, this card is really more useful with its evolutions so you could then put it into the active Pokemon spot early in the game and get three energy cards on it and use Spiral Current and then eventually evolve Poliwag.

Pokemon Card Rating:
I would give this card a 2 out of 5 rating.  In my opinion, on its own, this is a slightly below average Basic Pokemon card from the Furious Fists set.  This card really is pretty average overall, but Spiral Current is not a good move at all damage wise for the amount of energy cards it requires, so that is why I'm giving this card a below average rating.  But this card will definitely fare better if you use it with an evolution that way you would have a reason to put three energy cards on Poliwag.  So if you're looking for an okay Basic Pokemon card for your deck, this card could be used, but I would probably look elsewhere first.

Tomorrow's Pokemon Card:
So thanks for reading today's Pokemon card review of Poliwag from the Furious Fists Pokemon Card set, stay tuned for tomorrow's card review of Poliwag's stage 1 evolution in Poliwhirl, which is also 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 have the complete line of Poliwag, Poliwhirl, Poliwrath, and Politoed?
Please comment with your answer and a link to your YouTube channel.  Only one entry per person per day.  Approximately 24 hours after this review has been posted, I will use a random number generator to select a commenter who has commented with the correct answer. 

19 comments:

teng jinchung said...

Neo Discovery

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

pixelartparl said...

Neo discovery

Pixelartparl

https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCK55AogTXJie-TXczJJNKfw

Slavi Tzvetanov said...

Neo Discovery was the first one

Slavi Tzvetanov

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaNbFkH3AQPJXD4uxtyg8Mg

yeon tommy said...

Neo Discovery

Hassan Azad said...

Neo Discovery

Name:NewCraftStar

Channel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCg3KJG84ehI5h_HW20n0A4g

Carlos H. said...

Neodiscovery

Username: Carlos M.

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

André said...

Neo Discovery!

My username is xAzeewx

Link to my channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFOcLnCpYLE9ZUn2DodAj1A

Tyler said...

Neo Discovery

tkholt

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCC_zm8gf9gpJg1oEOavn6QQ

Zelos Wilder said...

Neo Discovery
Zelos Wilder
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwgjNUZry_JRblFSpUMxpug

Pedro Uberti said...

Neo Discovery
PedroUberti
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCev-_HOT1Eg8ZzM1IcoezAA

Hunter Rave said...

Neo Discovery of the neo set
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwYucbNb3IginO4x0kIu76g

Spartan Gaming said...

neo discovery

spartan gaming

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

Suisho Kasumi said...

Neo Discovery

Username: Suisho Kasumi

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

raza1495 said...

Neo Discovery

raza1495

https://www.youtube.com/user/raza1495

Brenda R said...

I believe it was in the Neo Discovery set.

Username: Lollipop Fox

YT Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKwCp_j1MXxHqs1T18JvEOQ

Thanks, Lolli

Ishwar Siewdyal said...

I think the first set was Neo Discovery. Youtube : Ishwar Siewdyal
http://m.youtube.com/channel/UCTww0x6v9-mUsCeknAovZMg

SpartanKidsz said...

Neo Discovery
Youtube:
SpartanKidsz
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRZG5tDRgQUCYBWxi-9_Q-w

PrimetimePokemon said...

Congrats to Tyler for winning!

Tyler said...

Awesome thanks!