Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Whiscash -- Guardians Rising Pokemon Card Review

Whiscash Guardians Rising Pokemon Card
Pokemon Card Overview:
Today's Pokemon Card Review is of Whiscash from the Guardians Rising Pokemon Card Set.  Whiscash is a Stage 1, Fighting type Pokemon card, with a HP of 130. It has a x2 weakness to Grass type Pokemon, no resistance type, and a three Colorless Energy card retreat cost.  Whiscash does not have an Ability but it does have two moves.  The first move on this card is called Water Pulse, for three Energy cards, one Fighting and two Colorless, this move does 60 damage, plus it puts the defending Pokemon to Sleep.  Landslip is the second move on this card, for four Energy cards, one Fighting and three Colorless, this move does 100 damage times the number of Energy cards you discard when you discard the top 3 cards of your deck.

Pokemon Card Strategy:
So as far as strategy goes, since Whiscash is a Stage 1 Pokemon card, you'll first have to get Barboach into play (I reviewed Barboach from this set yesterday) and then evolve Barboach into Whiscash.  If you read yesterday's review of Barboach, you'll know that I thought it was an average Basic Pokemon card overall.  Other than having a little higher retreat cost, the card was very average overall, with a HP of 60 and two moves, one that could do 10 damage the other that could do 20.  So you could use Barboach as a starter type Pokemon in a Fighting type deck, however, if you plan on using Whiscash in your deck, I would recommend setting up this line on the Bench, since both moves on this card are slow on the attack.  The only way I would think about using this card in a deck is if you can use a Trainer card to make sure you have at least two Energy cards on the top of your deck when using Landslip, therefore making sure you can knock out all Pokemon in two turns or less.  If you plan on using this move a lot, make sure to use plenty of Energy Retrieval Trainer cards to get those discarded Energy back into play.  Although I do like that Water Pulse puts the defending Pokemon to sleep, it is just an average move for me.

Pokemon Card Rating:
I would give this card a 2 out of 5 rating.  In my opinion, this is a below average Stage 1 Pokemon card from the Guardians Rising set.  I like that this card has the potential to do 300 damage per turn with Landslip, but because it is so slow to attack and requires lots of Energy cards, I would probably pass on this card overall.  Add in a high retreat cost, and this card just requires too many Energy cards to both attack, retreat, and to do major damage.  Together with Barboach from this set, I'll give both cards a 3 out of 5 rating, they are okay overall, but nothing special.

Tomorrow's Pokemon Card:
So thanks for reading today's Pokemon card review of Whiscash from the Guardians Rising set, stay tuned for tomorrow's card review of Pancham, which is from this same set.  Make sure to check below for the Free Pokemon TCG Online Codes!

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Kris Uniwolf said...

Lvl 30

Kris Uniwolf

Benjamin Gu said...

Barboach evolves into Whiscash at level 30.

Benjamin Gu

Jaydog1320 said...

Level 30