More Cards Revealed from Sun and Moon Guardians Rising!
For more information of Guardians Rising, please go to my Pokemon TCG News YouTube Playlist. There you will find more videos of this upcoming set. In today’s episode, I will be talking about some new amazing promo cards that will be released in guardians rising. All this information has being confirmed by the cards already revealed from the japanese sets (Islands Waiting For You and Moonlight of Alola) that will be released in japan in March 17th.
The first Pokemon TCG card we will be talking about is, Salazzle.
Stage 1 – Evolves from Salandit
Ability: Hot Poison: Once during your turn (before your attack), when you play this card from your hand to evolve 1 of your Pokemon, your opponent’s Active Pokemon is now Poisoned and Burned.
[R][C][C] Flamethrower: 90 damage. Discard 1 Energy attached to this Pokemon.
Weakness: Water (x2)
Remember that Salazzle is a Stage 1 and evolves from Salandit. This card have one ability called, Hot Poison. With this ability, your Pokemon, your opponent’s Active Pokemon is now Poisoned and Burned. Very Important side note! Remember that the Burned Special Condition rule was changed with the release of Pokemon Sun and Moon.
Pokemon TCG Burned Rules:
Salazzle, previous evolution, Salandit, was also revealed.
[R] Smog: Flip a coin. If heads, your opponent’s Active Pokemon is now Poisoned.
[R][C] Ember: 30 damage. Discard an Energy from Salandit.
Weakness: Water (x2)
This card is a promo and it is obtained if you buy five booster packs of sun and moon first expansion, by receiving a promo booster pack that contains one of 11 possible cards. (9 Basic Energies, a Salandit, or a shiny Tapu Koko, those two Pokemon are exclusive to the pack). Salandit, also a fire type has 60 HP. And contains two attacks: Smog & Ember. The weakness is water, has no resistance and the retreat cost is one. So, as we can see, this card is very similar to Salazzle.
his or her last turn (excluding GX attacks), use that
attack as this attack.
The next card is Alolan Sandshrew.
[.] Defense Curl: Flip a coin. If heads, prevent all damage done
to this Pokemon by attacks during your opponent’s next turn.
[W][C][C] Ice Ball: 30 damage.
Weakness: Metal (x2)
This Pokemon, unlike its regular fighting typing, alolan version is Water. It has 60 HP and contains two attacks. The first one is Defense Curl and the second one is, Ice Ball that leads to 30 damage. The Weakness is to Metal and has no Resistance. The Retreat cost is 1.
Alolan Sandshrew evolves to Alolan Sandslash
Komala – Colorless – HP80 Basic Pokemon
Ability: Certain Sleep: If this Pokemon is your Active Pokemon, when you attach Energy from your hand to this Pokemon, this Pokemon is now Asleep.
[C][C][C] Hypno Roll: 100 damage. This attack can only be used if this Pokemon is Asleep. If this Pokemon isn’t Asleep, this attack does nothing.
Weakness: Fighting (x2)
Oh my god! March 17th is a big day for the TCG! Also releasing various deck sleeves and boxes. Each pack of sleeves contains 64 sleeves and costs 720 yen (about $7). The Lycanroc deck box costs 362 yen (about $4). The horizontal “deck boxes” are actually “double deck boxes” and cost 1389 yen (about $14). They come with two inner boxes and three partition boards.
Some other amazing cards like Lycanroc GX in midnight form, Turntonator Gx, Tapu Koko GX, Tapu Lele GX, Tapu Bulu GX, and the stadium, Aether Paradise Conservation Area. Were olso revealed, and I talked about them in my other videos. So check them in my Pokemon TCG News playlist or in my website, pikaplace.com.
So, what do you think about all those revealed cards It is what you are expecting for the upcoming sun and moon set? Let me know in the comments below!