Wednesday, September 16, 2015

M Sceptile EX -- Ancient Origins Pokemon Card Review

M Sceptile EX Ancient Origins
Pokemon Card Overview:
Today's Pokemon Card Review is of M Sceptile EX from the Ancient Origins Pokemon Card Set.  M Sceptile EX is a Mega Evolution, EX, grass type Pokemon card with an hp of 220. It has a x2 weakness to fire type Pokemon, no resistance type, and a two colorless energy card retreat cost.  M Sceptile has an Ancient Trait called Stop that says it prevents all effects of Abilities done to Sceptile.  Besides the Ancient Trait, M Sceptile EX just has one move called Jagged Saber, this move requires two energy cards to use, one each of grass and colorless, and does 100 damage, plus you may attach two grass energy cards from your hand to your benched Pokemon in any way you like, any Pokemon that you attach energy to in this way you may heal all damage from.

Pokemon Card Strategy:
Before I start with the strategy, remember that this card is a Mega Evolution card and an EX card so if you use this card in your deck and it gets knocked out, your opponent gets to take two prize cards instead of one and when you evolve an EX card into its Mega Evolution, your turn ends, you cannot do anything else.  So knowing these things, you'll always want to use Mega Evolution cards with caution, with that being said, I would highly recommend using at least a 1-1 line of Sceptile EX and M Sceptile EX in a deck, plus at least one Sceptile Spirit Link tool card so you don't have to end your turn when you evolve Sceptile EX into M Sceptile EX.  This card, to me, is amazing on all levels, Abilities are a huge part of the Pokemon TCG right now and having them not work against M Sceptile makes this card that much better.  Plus throw in a high damage move that helps set up your bench and removes damage from your Pokemon, you can't beat that.  So, what I would do is try and get M Sceptile EX into the active Pokemon spot as early in the game as possible, then when attacking you can move energy cards to your benched Pokemon and set them up quickly.  Make sure to not get M Sceptile knocked out and retreat it to the bench so you can heal damage there from it, then retreat your other Pokemon later in the game if they have damage on them and heal them with M Sceptile's move when it is back in the active Pokemon spot.

Pokemon Card Rating:
I would give this card a 5 out of 5 rating.  In my opinion, this is one of the best Mega EX cards that I've reviewed in some time.  There is nothing that I dislike about this card, it is all positive.  The card has a high HP, great Ancient Trait, and an even better move.  So if you're building a grass deck, definitely give the line of Sceptile EX and M Sceptile EX a look, because combined I would give these two cards a 5 out of 5 rating.

Tomorrow's Pokemon Card:
So thanks for reading today's Pokemon card review of M Sceptile EX from the Ancient Origins set, stay tuned for tomorrow's card review of Combee, which is from this same set. Make sure to check below for the Free Pokemon TCG Online Codes!

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True or False?  M Sceptile EX is the most valuable regular (non-shiny) Mega EX card in Ancient Origins.
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Cabal said...

True. Based on Pokeorder and Troll and Toad both website Pokemon singles price, Mega Sceptile EX (8/98, regular art) is priced at $14.99 and $13.99, which is same as Mega Tyranitar EX (43/98, regular art) at $14.99 and $13.99 but higher than Mega Ampharos EX (28/98, regular art) at $10.99 and $5.49.


Daniel Chen said...

True (but same price as M-Tyranitar EX according to collectorscache.)
Daniel Chen

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Anonymous said...

True, it is.

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KiFoWnEzZz Gaming said...

True, in some way, its the most expensive but it is equally priced as M-Tyranitar

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Kai Tung Ng said...

True. Mega Sceptile EX is the most valuable non-Shiny Mega EX. This is because of the move Jagged Sabre.

Kai Tung Ng

Chasista said...

True, but it's not the most played by far.


PrimetimePokemon said...

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