Monday, May 29, 2017

Sandile -- Sun and Moon Pokemon Card Review

Sandile Sun and Moon Pokemon Card
Pokemon Card Overview:
Today's Pokemon Card Review is of Sandile from the Sun and Moon set.  Sandile is a Basic, Darkness type Pokemon card with a HP of 70.  It has a x2 weakness to Fighting type Pokemon, a -20 resistance to Psychic type Pokemon, and a two Colorless Energy card retreat cost.  Sandile does not have an Ability, but it does have two moves.  The first move that this card has is called Gnaw, for two Colorless Energy cards, this move does 20 damage.  Sandile's second move is called Crunch, for three Energy cards, two Darkness and one Colorless, this move does 30 damage, plus if you get a heads when flipping a coin, you're able to discard an Energy card from your opponent's Active Pokemon.

Pokemon Card Strategy:
So as far as strategy goes, since Sandile is a Basic Pokemon card with a Stage 1 evolution in Krokorok, and a Stage 2 evolution in Krookodile, which I'll be reviewing the next couple of days, you'll more than likely want to use some of those Pokemon with this card, however, since I have not reviewed any of those cards yet, I will just act like Sandile does not have any evolution forms and that it will be used on its own.  On its own, the only way you'll want to use this card is if you're building a deck that will be using 4 Double Colorless Energy cards, that way, you can use Gnaw the first turn of the game and do 20 damage a turn.  If you aren't using a full line of Double Colorless Energy or aren't using the Evolution forms of Sandile, I would discourage you from using this card.  Even though it does have an above average HP and two moves, Crunch is below average overall, and the card is somewhat slow on the attack.

Pokemon Card Rating:
I would give this card a 2 out of 5 rating.  In my opinion, this is a below average Basic Pokemon card from the Sun and Moon set.  Like I mentioned above, this card does have some positives about it, I like its somewhat high HP, and the fact it has two moves.  But I think this card would work better sitting on the Bench and evolving it there into Krokorok and then into Krookodile.

Tomorrow's Pokemon Card:
So thanks for reading today's Pokemon card review of Sandile from the Sun and Moon Pokemon card set, stay tuned for tomorrow's card review of Sandile's Stage 1 evolution in Krokorok, which is also from this same set.  Make sure to check below for the Free Pokemon TCG Online Codes!

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What was the most recent English set, before Sun and Moon, to feature a Sandile card?
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ThePokemonMaster A.K.A StevenCurry30 said...

I thinks sandile first English set was xy base set

Joao Vasco Alvares said...

XY Base Set

Patrick Tiangco said...

XY base set

Scipior Enigma said...

The first was XY Base Set.

Gaming Master said...

XY base set

Christopher Kato said...

XY Base set back in 2014