Alternate Type Infernape from SM5+!

Bla bla bla, originally Fire-type but now Fighting, bla bla bla.

Infernape – Fighting – HP130
Stage 2 – Evolves from Monferno

Ability: Hot Blooded Fighter
Your opponent’s Active Pokemon takes 6 damage counters from Burn between turns.

[F][C] Burst Punch: 50 damage. Your opponent’s Active Pokemon is now Burned.

Weakness: Psychic (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 1

Bla bla bloo bloo?

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  1. Ecourts Wanderer | Lvl.2
    Ecourts

    Advanced Member Member

    Huh... this type change is actually a nice boost to viability.
    Unfortunately, that 130HP is likely unsalvageable.
     
  2. Mr. Rhyperior The Drill Pokemon. An evolve form of Rhydon.
    Mr. Rhyperior

    Member

    • Fighting Infernape - Same ability that adjust Burn dmg., Accessible to Strong Energy, can be paired by Buzzwole (1-2 of these if you plan to build this deck), not accessible to Brooklet Hill. Too bad. 3 Geodudes. Oops. 2-3 Geodudes, 130 HP is a big downside,and it's weak to Garbodor.
     
  3. Starsoulklr 'Rolling around at the speed of sound'
    Starsoulklr

    Member

    So who's looking forward to the Torterra that's weak to the other Torterra? I really hope that the majority of the set isn't just type change mirrors of Set Five. If they are I hope we start seeing alter typed Ultra Beasts.

    Grass Kartana, Fighting Nihilego, Grass Buzzwole, Fighting Phemosa, Ect.
     
  4. GM DracLord Shadow of Death
    GM DracLord

    Member

    Unfortunately a Stage 2 with this limited function is bad. Especially when this is the only [F] type that can inflict burn
     
  5. FossilJockeyMG Pokémon Paleontologist
    FossilJockeyMG

    Member

    Not as good as the alt type Magnezone, but neat. Burn just isn't as widespread as it would need to be to make this worth it, at least in standard. Perhaps it could see some play in a fun league or PTCGO expanded deck, but so far that's all I'd expect for it.
     
  6. Kangaflora Aspiring Trainer
    Kangaflora

    Member

    I wonder if Monferno will receive an alternate-type reprint.....
     
  7. Perfect_Shot Ban Expanded
    Perfect_Shot

    Member

    Was hoping for some new cards, this alternate type reprint thing is getting very boring.
     
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  8. Gruffling Aspiring Trainer
    Gruffling

    Member

    There are a lot of more of these than I was expecting, it's a great concept since so many secondary types are underused or non existent altogether (there's never been a psychic type Bulbasaur line for example), the lack of new artwork is a bit disappointing but now I'm wondering about how they'll be released in our sets. The May set will have a lot of orphaned cards with these. Unless they make an alternate type box or just save them for blister promos.
     
  9. HouchinsDJ Aspiring Trainer
    HouchinsDJ

    Member

    Yeah, it would be weird if all these alternative type cards were printed in our SM6, because they would just feel lumped in. I could see them being blister promos. I think it would be cool if they released some kind of promo box that had them all in it.
     
  10. DarkMatterGaming "Wait, he's not dead?"
    DarkMatterGaming

    Member

    It'd be the first Fighting Torterra since Stormfront. ...Wow, how time flies...
     
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  11. Charjabus Beep Beep
    Charjabus

    Member

    So is SM5+ basically just gonna be basically only composed of alternative type reprints?
     
  12. Tri2attack Eating Pizza
    Tri2attack

    Member

    I hope GX pokemon get a reprint like having noivern GX as normal or alolan Muk GX to psychic
     
  13. Empoleafeon Aspiring Trainer
    Empoleafeon

    Member

    Well, you can grab it with Maxie in expanded now, which could make it a viable support Pokemon.
     
  14. Grimxcore Budding Professor
    Grimxcore

    Member

    Does fighting even have much in the way or burn? Cool strong energy access but over all meh. I guess again if you were running the fire one you can now tech this in as an alt type attacker.
     
  15. MoFoTY86 Aspiring Trainer
    MoFoTY86

    Advanced Member Member

    Hm....Maxie Infernape, with Hypnotoxic Laser and Seviper and Virbank City Gym. Am I the only one seeing this deck idea?
     
  16. Pollybean Aspiring Trainer
    Pollybean

    Member

    loving the artwork
     
  17. gumball51321 *thumbs up*
    gumball51321

    Member

    With Strong Energy, it isn't god awful
     
  18. TheTrashMan ya better watch out
    TheTrashMan

    Member

    Definitely worth a test!
     
  19. Yknow at any point we could see a Fairy Alolan Ninetales. I sure hope so, or Fairy is dead for a long time.
     
    Professor_jplap and Sal Fontana like this.
  20. Sal Fontana Glaceon GX hype!
    Sal Fontana

    Member

    Who cares? Where are the ultra prism prerelease promos!
     
    Number51x and datoneguy760 like this.