Pikachu-EX from ‘Legendary Holo Collection!’

Pikachu-EX from Legendary Holo Collection has been revealed! It is card #008/027.

I think this is the first evolving Basic Pokemon we’ve had as an EX in a long time (it’s like making Bellsprout-EX instead of Victreebel-EX). It’s not even a joke card, either. And there’s no Raichu-EX yet. But rules don’t apply to Pikachu. Ever.

Thanks goes to Franco T. and Hannes S. for the translation!

Pikachu EX Legendary Holo CollectionPikachu-EX – Lightning – HP130
Basic Pokemon

[C] Iron Tail: 30x damage. Flip a coin until you get tails. This attack does 30 damage times the number of heads.

[L][C][C] Over Spark: 50x damage. Discard all [L] Energy attached to this Pokemon. This attack does 50 damage times the number of [L] Energy discarded in this way.

When a Pokemon-EX has been Knocked Out, your opponent takes 2 Prize cards.

Weakness: Fighting (x2)
Resistance: Metal (-20)
Retreat: 1

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  1. xGallade Galladite
    xGallade

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    Pikachu can pair up well with Mega Manectric!

    WOW, there has to be a Full Art Pika, pls Pokemon!
     
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  2. Frosty Bleh.
    Frosty

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    It was going to happen eventually but oh man, I'm actually excited for a Pikachu card!
     
  3. Citrus Aspiring Trainer
    Citrus

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    First Non legendary ex in a while? o.o We back to plasma blast now? xD
     
  4. Ultragunner Aspiring Trainer
    Ultragunner

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    this card is looking awesome!!!
     
  5. Baegislash If you don't like Metallica, don't talk to me.
    Baegislash

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    The worst part about this abomination is that it's actually competitively viable. Someone is going to go to a tournament with a freaking Pikachu-EX deck and do good! Why must Game Freak do this to us?
     
  6. turtwigtrain Turtwig Trainer
    turtwigtrain

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    But Roaring Skies had Gallade EX and Hydreigon...

    I'm kinda interested to see how this could be played, hopefully it (as well as the set its from) gets an English printing.
     
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  7. Frosty Bleh.
    Frosty

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    I think non-legendary originally basic ex.
     
  8. Hydreigon EX, Malimar EX, Aegislash EX, Chandelure EX, Excadrill EX, Emolga EX, Skarmory EX, Blastoise EX, M Blastoise EX, and around 10 more non legendary EXs would like to have a word with you.

    Well at this point they should probably get rid of Raichu as a whole. I think it's just sad that Pokemon like Suicune, Salamance, and Rhyperior, much less Raichu have EXs, but Pokemon like Pikachu, Emolga, and Excadrill have EXs
     
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  9. Citrus Aspiring Trainer
    Citrus

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    That's what i'm saying >< Its the OP that said that it was the first not me, but the post has been edited now x'D you musta got here after..

    Yea that was the point xD I was quoting the post (which has now had it edited out ...lawl) >< which woulda only made sense if we were back at plasma blast :I Afraid you're gonna have to tell those ex you gave them the wrong address
     
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  10. 4te Master of the flame
    4te

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    If paired with "Energy Grace" Milotic, and your single energy attachment, you can do 200 damage.
     
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  11. orthusaku Aspiring Trainer
    orthusaku

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    Why?
     
  12. Victorsaurus Aspiring Trainer
    Victorsaurus

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    Another Pikachu card for my want list.
    I wonder if basic EX of Pokémon that can still evolve will have something to do with the soon to come break evolution.
     
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  13. PMJ happy thoughts
    PMJ

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    I actually really like the art. It's the best part of the card.

    Competitively, it's garbage, which is a shame.
     
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  14. MegaButterfree Old Timer
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    Am I the only one laughing at this card? It's not that it's a terrible card...it's just that it's Pikachu EX. It cracks me up. Also, if things had gone as originally planned in the franchise, it could have been a Clefairy EX. I am glad it's not part of one of the main sets.
     
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  15. pikacelebi Aspiring Trainer
    pikacelebi

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    I don't care....I WANT THIS!
     
  16. CYL All hail Eevee!
    CYL

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    Heck, and I was about to not buy Legendary Holo Collection. Now I don't have a choice.
     
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  17. silverdew77 Aspiring Trainer
    silverdew77

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    Well You could combind it with Eelektrik in expanded to do tons of damage or mega Manectric as a heavy hitter.
     
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  18. MegaButterfree Old Timer
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    Follow-up: Maybe Raichu EX will evolve from this card and it's a sign that the love for EX will parlay to all cards being EX in the future. Ultra Ball EX, Potion EX, Fire Energy EX, Here Comes Team Rocket EX, etc. (kidding)
     
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  19. Apterous Aspiring Trainer
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    Possibly competitively viable, but Camerupt-EX does it better and has Blacksmith to accelerate to boot.. And is still a sub-$5 EX.

    But for some reason I still want it :p
     
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  20. ThunderVolt Aspiring Trainer
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    I don't know why. But I felt that this HAD to happen at some point, and now that it has... I see exactly what I expected TPCi to do: An EX that is not terrible but also not very good. I mean can sorta see it being splashed in a M Manectric deck as a last resort filler but still. Why couldn't they have at the retreat cost as none and made over spark cheaper or iron tail have higher damage output? If that had been done it would have worked really well I think, but the way they did it is just... meh