Monday, September 1, 2014

Shelmet -- Furious Fists Pokemon Card Review

Shelmet Furious Fists Pokemon Card
Pokemon Card Overview:
Today's Pokemon Card Review is of Shelmet from the Furious Fists Pokemon Card Set.  Shelmet is a basic, grass type Pokemon card with an hp of 60.  It has a x2 weakness to fire type Pokemon, no resistance type, and a three colorless energy card retreat cost. Shelmet does not have an Ability and it only has one move.  The only move that this card has is called Jump On, this move requires one grass energy card and does 10 damage, plus if you get a heads when flipping a coin, the move does 10 more damage.

Pokemon Card Strategy:
So as far as strategy goes, since Shelmet is a basic Pokemon card with a stage 1 evolution in Accelgor, 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 this card would be pretty good if it didn't require three energy cards to retreat.  If the retreat cost wasn't so high, you could use this card as a starter type Pokemon, put it into the active Pokemon spot to start the game, put one energy card on it, and be done with it and move on to setting up your benched Pokemon.  But, if Shelmet gets in trouble, you either need to evolve it, or put two more energy cards on it just to retreat it.  So if you can figure out a way to retreat this card for free, I would definitely recommend using this card in a deck, probably 2 of these cards, and put Shelmet into the active Pokemon spot early and use Jump On every single turn.

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.  Like I stated in the strategy section of this review, this card is pretty average other than its extremely high retreat cost which makes this card unusable.  So if you can get over this high retreat cost, go ahead and use this card, if you can't, stay away from this card.

Tomorrow's Pokemon Card:
So thanks for reading today's Pokemon card review of Shelmet from the Furious Fists set, stay tuned for tomorrow's card review of Shelmet's stage 1 evolution Accelgor, 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 does Shelmet evolve into Accelgor?
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.


anh nguyen said...

Trade it for karrablast

schnitzel piet said...

trade with a karrablast

schnitzel piet

Spartan Gaming said...

trade it with karrablast and it will evolve

spartan gaming

Jackie Betts said...

Trade it with a karrablast

Jackie Rissmiller

Larry Ngo said...

Through trade with karrablast

Larry Ngo

Jonnie Yang said...

Shelmet evolves into Accelgor when traded for a Karrablast, which evolves into Escavalier simultaneously (with the condition that none of the two Piokemon holds an Everstone)

Kristin Hsieh said...

Trade it with a Karrablast.

Username: Kristin Hsieh


Adama BE said...

when you trade it with a karrablast

username: adama BE

Carlos H. said...

Trading it with a karrablast.

Username: Carlos M.


Suisho Kasumi said...

By trading it for a Karrablast.

Username: Suisho Kasumi


Robin H. said...

Trading it for a Karrablast

pixelartparl said...

trade with karrablast


Nick Flier said...

the shelmet evolves in to accelgor when you trade it with another person for an karrablast then it evolves

my youtube is

raza1495 said...

Trade with a Karrablast

Vincent Scalpati said...

Shelmet evolves when it is with Karrablast and they both receive electric stimulation. They both evolve, Shelmet becomes Accelgor and Karrablast becomes Escavalier.

YouTube- VAPDiSK

Jordan Lugar said...

Trade with a karrablast

Jordan Lugar

Hardik Raj said...

trade it with karrablast and it will evolve

hardik raj

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John Bennet said...

Trade with Karrablast

Noah Ruscica said...

trade it with karrablast and it will evolve


PrimetimePokemon said...

Congrats to Spartan Gaming for winning!