Dialga-GX from SM5!

A new Dialga-GX will be in SM5! The set will release in Japan on December 8th. Thanks goes to Vincent for the translation!

Dialga-GX – Dragon – HP180
Basic Pokemon

[M] Clock Up: Draw cards until you have 6 cards in your hand.

[M][C][C] Shred: 80 damage. This attack’s damage isn’t affected by any effects on your opponent’s Active Pokemon.

[M][M][M][C][C] Timeless GX: 150 damage. Once this turn is over, it’s your turn again. (You can’t use more than 1 GX attack in a game.)

When your Pokemon-GX is Knocked Out, your opponent takes 2 Prize cards.

Weakness: Fairy (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 3

That’s a first for the Pokemon TCG: getting to go twice in a row! Of course the Pokemon that can manipulate time would be the one to do it!

And thankfully Dialga is not another Metal-type. It was last a Dragon-type in Plasma Blast.

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  1. SupremeLeaderQuagsire Does this look like the face of mercy?
    SupremeLeaderQuagsire

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    We had a Dragon-type Dialga in Plasma Blast.

    WHY DID WE GET THIS. WE DID NOT NEED THIS AT ALL.
    WHY.

    GX attack is the only really "standout" thing about it, all Metal "jokes" aside. (Seriously, this isn't even a joke at this point.) Dusk Mane Necrozma-GX/Dialga-GX/Magnezone with Mount Coronet, anyone?
     
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  2. Ilir Nikqi Aspiring Trainer
    Ilir Nikqi

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    Even tho it cost much, with all the new Metal energy acceleration cards and such, this has got to be the best GX attack released! use this GX attack to KO Lele, next turn, retreat into another high dmg attacker = 4 prizes

    All metal needs now is a "metal patch " lolol
     
    Last edited: Nov 25, 2017
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  3. drop bear Aspiring Trainer
    drop bear

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    I love the GX attack, but it's other attacks are not great.
     
  4. zacherminator Aspiring Trainer
    zacherminator

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    Cool! Soooo will palkia play with our bench space?
     
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  5. Mr. Rhyperior The Drill Pokemon. An evolve form of Rhydon.
    Mr. Rhyperior

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    • Dialga-GX - Hmmm. Weak to Broski, accesible to Heavy Ball, standard HP for Basic GX, the attack is too expensive and underpowered, except the first one, the GX attack is nuts, lets you gave two turns to smash your opponent, two turns to hoard prizes, but for 5 Energy. Yes, Metal Support will help, but do you want to play lots of energy, just to use the "Once-per-game" attack? No. Prof. Ross said on his video, that he hates those GX attack that made him attsch extra energy just to use his "Once-per-game" attack. We have this similar case to Mewtwo-GX, Yeah, this card is pretty underwhelming. Sorry, I'll give it 1-2 Geodudes. The GX atk is good but it's too expensive
     
  6. Mr. Rhyperior The Drill Pokemon. An evolve form of Rhydon.
    Mr. Rhyperior

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    All the GXs in Ultra Prism
    • Dusk Mane Necrozma GX
    • Dawn Wings Necrozma GX
    • Glaceon GX
    • Leafeon GX
    • Dialga GX
    • Palkia GX
    • 1 Unnamed Non-UB GX
    • 3 Unnamed UB GXs
    Yeah, it is confirmed that Cool Solgaleo GX and Meh Lunala GX won't be in this set. So Gardevoir is having a deep breath now becuase the big threat is in the next set.

    Prism Star:
    • Solgaleo
    • Lunala
    • Giratina
    • Cyrus
    • 2 Unnamed, including the possible Energy Card.
     
  7. joffreyspikes #Drampazizzle
    joffreyspikes

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    This card is ass. Shame. I love Dialga as a Pokémon so much.
     
  8. joffreyspikes #Drampazizzle
    joffreyspikes

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    It will be Giratina, Blacephalon, Stakataka and Naganadel.
     
  9. Mega Altaria Hard-hitting Bug
    Mega Altaria

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    You couldn't have made it a steel type? Well now this card has no synergy with Cyrus. Congrats Pokémon, you destroyed my only hope for dialga GX. but this card is still incredibly good
     
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  10. joffreyspikes #Drampazizzle
    joffreyspikes

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    I predict Quadruple Colourless Energy Prism Star!!
     
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  11. Dar Ksereth Aspiring Trainer
    Dar Ksereth

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    looks stupidly good paired with guzma and any metal-accelerating deck. guzma+CB and you're OHKOing a benched lele for 2 prizes and get to go again. shred also allows it to battle hoopa and alolan ninetales, although it can't ohko either.
     
  12. steffenka I have a Grubbin named Gary!
    steffenka

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    Why do you think Giratina will be the last non-GX card? I mean, it's already gotten a Prism Star.

    Also imma predict Palkia here:

    Spaceless GX: Switch seats with your opponent.
     
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  13. joffreyspikes #Drampazizzle
    joffreyspikes

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    Just because it makes sense to have trios. And I think that Palkia's GX will be this:

    WWWCC: Spaceless GX 150

    For the rest of the game, you may have as many Benched Pokémon as you like.
     
  14. signofzeta Aspiring Trainer
    signofzeta

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    They made this a dragon type without having the one thing that all dragons have. 2 energy type attacks. Dialga from Plasma Blast had a Psychic Metal combination, and the lack of Psychic energy to power up an attack means that this card should have been Metal type from the start.

    I just feel that this card is a dragon for the sake of being a dragon, and not from a gameplay standpoint, where all dragons must have 2 energy type attacks.
     
  15. DMYSYS DUMMY SYSTEM
    DMYSYS

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    in before "While in play, Special Energy [Prism Star] provides every type of Energy, but provides [x] Energy at a time. If the Pokémon this Special Energy [Prism Star] uses a GX attack, it does not count towards the 1 GX attack per game rule. When the Pokémon this Special Energy [Prism Star] is attached to uses a GX attack, discard this card and put it in the Lost Zone."
     
  16. Pikaboy333 Aspiring Trainer
    Pikaboy333

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    I called it

    i freaking knew we would get Dialga GX

    And i betcha we will be getting Palkia GX as well
     
  17. RealSlim Dragons Breeder
    RealSlim

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    So it definitely looks like Dragon type cards do not need a double type of energy anymore for the attacks. Good.
     
  18. TotoBoss Kappa
    TotoBoss

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    I thought the 3 unnamed ub's would the the fa/rr's of Celesteela-GX / Xurkitree-GX / Pheromosa GX. As we haven't gotten those yet
     
  19. Nistua Aspiring Trainer
    Nistua

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    Solgaleo / Lunala GX could be Tin/Collection promos or not ? They were in a deck in JP, so it would make sense.
     
  20. Nistua Aspiring Trainer
    Nistua

    Member

    Just how I like my Ruler of Time, Ancient God, legendary Pokémon: Mediocre at best. Oh baby, really hyped for this card /s

    The GX attack could be slightly unfair though, IF you can power it up.