Saturday, May 9, 2015

Medicham 81/160 -- Primal Clash Pokemon Card Review

Medicham Primal Clash Pokemon Card
Pokemon Card Overview:
Today's Pokemon Card Review is of Medicham from the Primal Clash Pokemon Card Set.  This is the second of two Medicham cards I've reviewed on my blog.  Medicham is a stage 1, fighting type Pokemon card, with an hp of 90.  It has a x2 weakness to psychic type Pokemon, no resistance type, and a one colorless energy card retreat cost.  This Medicham card does not have an Ability but it does have an Ancient Trait called Barrage that says Medicham may attack twice if the first attack knocks out the defending Pokemon.  Besides the Ancient Trait, Medicham has two moves.  The first move that this card has is called Calm Mind, for one colorless energy card this move heals 30 damage from itself.  Medicham's second move is called Yoga Kick, for two fighting energy cards this move does 30 damage.

Pokemon Card Strategy:
So as far as strategy goes, since Medicham is a stage 1 Pokemon card, you'll first have to get Meditite into play (I reviewed Meditite from this set two days ago) and then evolve Meditite into Medicham, there are actually two Medicham cards from this set, and I'll be comparing both of them at the end of this section.  If you read my review of Meditite, you'll know that I thought that card was an average Basic Pokemon card, other than having a little lower HP than I'd like, I thought the card was very solid, it could do 20 damage per turn for only one energy card.  So knowing this about Meditite and looking at this specific Medicham card, I would not recommend using this card in a deck, the main reason I say this is because you can do twice as much damage for only two energy cards if you use the other Medicham card from this set.  So unless you really like the Barrage Ancient Trait, I would not use this card in a deck.  This card isn't poor by any means, but it just isn't as good as the other Medicham card from this set.

Pokemon Card Rating:
I would give this card a 3 out of 5 rating.  In my opinion this is an average Stage 1 Pokemon card from the Primal Clash set.  Like I said above, I like the other Medicham card from this set much better, but this card is still pretty good overall.  It has an average HP, low retreat cost, and two moves that both are at least average.  But overall, only being able to do 30 damage a turn does make this card somewhat limited and later in games 30 damage just won't cut it.  So if you pair this Medicham card with Meditite from this set, I would give them a 3 out of 5 rating, definitely use the other Medicham from this set.

Tomorrow's Pokemon Card:
So thanks for reading today's Pokemon card review of Medicham from the Primal Clash set, stay tuned for tomorrow's card review of Trapinch, 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 --
How many total Stage 1, fighting type Pokemon cards, that have an Ancient Trait on them, are in the Primal Clash 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.


Cabal said...

There is only 1 Stage 1, Fighting type Pokemon card that have an Ancient Trait on it in the Primal Clash set which is the card you reviewed today, Medicham 81/160.


Niruth Kashyap said...

There is only 1 fighting type stage 1 Pokemon card having an ancient trait in the Primal Clash set, which is Medicham.

YouTube name: Niruth Kashyap


Chasista said...

Only one.


brezaboy said...

only one


Taran Middleton said...

One card.


Gummi lol said...

There is one fighting type ancient trait card from the Primal Clash set, which is Medicham.

-Gummi lol

Kris Pretorius said...

Kris Pretorius has sent you a link to a blog:

Hi. The only fighting type ancient trait card from primal clash is an medicham I dont have a youtube account (but i will make one sothat i can like ur vids. I have an email adress By the way nice pulls today. Your first rare of the roaring skies was an ex

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MahouShoujo said...

There is only one.


Hill Jlk said...

Theres 1

Hill jlk

Matthew Pena said...

Only 1
Youtube Username: IAmCanub

Kai Tung Ng said...

There is one Stage 1 Fighting-Type Pokemon card in total that has an Ancient Trait on them in the Primal Clash expansion (Medicham 81/160).

Kai Tung Ng

Chris smith said...

Only the one you just reviewed :P


Stephen Forsyth said...

Hey PTP! I believe you read the card wrong. Omega Barrage allows Medicham to always attack twice, not just if it knocks out a pokemon the first time. This makes the card substantially better.

Mikylla Abad said...

You just reviewed.

Youtube name: Mikylla Abad


Bash Bob said...

just 1

Bash bob

Jonathan Sim said...

There is only 1 card and it is the Medicham.

YouTube Name: Jonathan Sim

YouTube Channel (Link):

Anthony Longhurst said...

there is only one. medicham(81/160).
youtube: superanthony22

ninjaboss said...

There is only one.

Youtube name: Ninjboss

PrimetimePokemon said...

Congrats to Gummi lol for winning!

The Frozen GoldenMushroom said...

I thought just the same thing...