Monday, May 11, 2015

Solrock -- Primal Clash Pokemon Card Review

Solrock Primal Clash Pokemon Card
Pokemon Card Overview:
Today's Pokemon Card Review is of Solrock from the Primal Clash Pokemon Card Set.  Solrock is a basic, fighting type Pokemon card with an hp of 80, it has a x2 weakness to grass type Pokemon, no resistance type, and a one colorless energy card retreat cost.  Solrock does not have an Ability but it does have two moves.  The first move that this card has is called Solar Generator, for one colorless energy card this move allows you to search your deck for up to two special energy cards and put them into your hand.  Solrock's second move is called Knock Away, this move requires two energy cards to use, one each of fighting and colorless, and does 20 damage, plus if you get a heads when flipping a coin it does an additional 20 damage.

Pokemon Card Strategy:
So as far as strategy goes, since Solrock is a basic Pokemon with no evolutions, you only have to use this Pokemon in your deck if you want to use this card.  With that being said, this card would be an excellent starter type Pokemon card in a fighting type deck, as long as you are willing to wait one turn before doing damage to the defending Pokemon.  So if you're building a fighting type deck, I would definitely recommend using this card in your deck, one or two of them, but if you are also using Special energy cards in your deck, this card fits into your deck even better.  Strategy wise, I would get this card into the active Pokemon spot to start the game and once there are two energy cards on it, use Knock Away every turn.  You could always attach a Trick Coin item card to Solrock to give you a better chance at doing 40 damage a turn with Knock Away and knocking most Basic Pokemon out in two turns.  What I like about this card is that even though it is a bit slower on the attack, it has 20 more HP than most Basic Pokemon have, so it can endure one weak attack without hurting much.

Pokemon Card Rating:
I would give this card a 4 out of 5 rating.  In my opinion, this is an above average Basic Pokemon card from the Primal Clash set.  This card has a high HP, low retreat cost, and two moves, one move doing well above average damage, so you really can't go wrong with having this card in your deck, it should get the game going in the right direction for you by being able to do up to 40 damage a turn for only two energy cards.

Tomorrow's Pokemon Card:
So thanks for reading today's Pokemon card review of Solrock from the Primal Clash set, stay tuned for tomorrow's card review of Groudon, 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 English X and Y series sets has Solrock been in?
Please respond by including the correct answer and a link to your YouTube channel.


Taran Middleton said...

2, Primal Clash and X and Y Base Set.

Now everyone is going to copy my answer :/


Cabal said...

Solrock had been in 2 English X and Y series sets, XY and Primal Clash.


Kenneth said...

Solrock- 2 series


Wes Lee said...

2, Primal Clash and X and Y Base Set

2, Primal Clash and X and Y series

Wes Lee

Chasista said...

Solrock has been released in two X any Y English sets.

[Also the PC one has been included in the "XY Trainer Kit: Latias & Latios" even though you're not going to give this the category of set]


Niruth Kashyap said...

Solrock has been in two sets of the X and Y series (XY and Primal Clash sets).

YouTube name: Niruth Kashyap


Kai Tung Ng said...

Solrock has been in two (XY and Primal Clash) English X & Y expansions.

Kai Tung Ng

Chris smith said...

He's been in 2 so far


Hill Jlk said...

He's been in Primal Clash and XY expansions

Hill Jlk

Anwar Mohammed said...

Solrock has been in two sets of the X and Y series|XY and Primal Clash sets|.

YouTube name: Anwar Mohammed


Jonathan Sim said...

Solrock is in X and Y and Primal Clash.

kris_is_ me_ said...

2, XY Base set and Primal Clash

kris_is_ me_

brezaboy said...

Solrock has been in 2 English X and Y series sets


J Koyne said...

2 boosters primal clash and x and y base set

my youtube channel is j Koyne

Bash Bob said...


Bash bob

My Tran said...

Solock has been in 2 X and Y base sets.

My Tran

Andrew Han 6D said...


Andrew Han

PrimetimePokemon said...

Congrats to Anwar Mohammed for winning!