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Magearna-EX from XY11!!

Magearna-EX from XY11 Explosive Fighter and Cruel Traitor has been revealed! The set will be released in Japan on June 17th to promote the Volcanion and the Mechanical Magearna movie. The set will then be released in America on August 3rd as XY11 Steam Siege.

Magearna EX XY11Magearna-EX – Metal – HP160
Basic Pokemon

Ability: Mystic Heart
Prevent all effects of your opponent’s attacks, except damage, done to each of your Pokemon that has [M] Energy attached to it.

[M][C][C] Soul Blaster: 120 damage. During your next turn, this Pokemon’s Soul Blaster attack does 60 damage.

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

Weakness: Fire (x2)
Resistance: Psychic (-20)
Retreat: 1

This is the first time in the TCG’s history that a Pokemon from a future generation has been included in a main set. Previously, Pokemon Card Laboratory always released upcoming Pokemon as promos with owners in their names (such as “Aura’s Lucario ex”).

The artwork reveals that Magearna’s arm opens into a mechanical flower of destruction. We’d previously seen this feature in its design specs from one of the movie’s trailers, but didn’t know what it was. The pink attack is likely powered by Magearna’s Soul Heart.

Since Magearna is a Pokemon-EX, we don’t get to see its Pokedex information (oh well). But at least it’ll get a full art card in the set! :)

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  1. LordKieta Owner of Violet CIty
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    I don't even care what it does when the translation is posted. It's absolutely gorgeous and I need a playset.

    160 HP is pretty low though, especially for a metal type.
     
  2. Rendevoir Aspiring Trainer
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    cant wait to see the full art of this one + garde and m garde
     
  3. Baegislash If you don't like Metallica, don't talk to me.
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    Ability is called Mystic Heart and attack is called Soul Blaster
     
  4. Roy_Kamikaze Aspiring Trainer
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    I was expecting it being dual type, but I guess they didn't want to release two dual type Fairy Ex Pokemon.
     
  5. wombocombom88 Aspiring Trainer
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    HOLY CRAP!
    -Use Dragonite ex from FF to instantly power up with any energy from your bench, then use this card to switch out to something else and profit by instantly powering up any Pokemon!
    -You can also add Team Magma's Camerupt from Double Crisis for fighting or fire decks. Groudon and Zygarde come to mind.
    -Ho-oh just became a lot more viable
    -Dragon Rayquaza profits from this.
    -Turn Zygarde 10% into Zygarde 100%
    -Ninja escape Hoopas and Shaymins
    -Seismatoad could possibly become a tech along with this card, switching in for a damaged or weak ex, or to finish off a pokemon with 30-50 hp left to throw a surprise mankey wrench.
    - Power up a card with damage reduction capabilities like Photon wave mewtwo, and then switch into something else

    -Too many uses to count!!!!
     
  6. Buyo Aspiring Trainer
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    I know someone mentioned AT Electrike earlier, but oh man... imagine using Carbink Break to set up Promo Regirock safely, and then Ninja Boy-ing the Regi out for an attacker? Since Carbink accelerates any energy at all, it could make for a neat toolbox engine, if not just making Regirock + Ninja Boy a really cool combo to throw into Fighting decks
     
  7. socery I love being bad
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  8. Hydrocrush Aspiring Trainer
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    WHY ARE YOU NOT BOTH FAIRY AND STEEL
     
    masqueraingoddess likes this.
  9. carrotfoot Aspiring Trainer
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    Oh hey. It's hand is a flower.

    Just like that hint given to us about the future of Pokemon.
     
  10. The-Kaiser Starfleet Captain and Pokemon Trainer
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    I wonder where in the National Dex this Pokemon belongs :)
     
  11. The Shining Mew A Mew that shines
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    Waaaaaiiiiittttt a second....

    A while back didn't a developer give the hint "flowers" for the next Pokémon Sun and Moon that were then unknown?

    Is Magearna's mechanical flower what he was talking about?
     
    KIngdompoke likes this.
  12. PineDog Random TCG Trainer
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    I really love this card, I'd love to see this in the new Genesect EX Deck's or D.A.B (Dialga, Aegislash, Bronzong.) It's a really balanced card, and I can't wait to see the full art!
     
  13. MarshalBry Shaym' on you
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    Is this second attack really "does 60 damage" and not "does 60 more damage"? If so that sounds really bad for an attack on an already low-hp EX.
     
    iwantcandy2 likes this.
  14. Metalizard Aspiring Trainer
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    I know, in the games, Light of Ruin is Eternal Flower Floette's signature move but since there's no Z game, I wonder if they ditched that Floette in Sun & Moon and Light of Ruin has become Magearna's signature move instead...
     
  15. pokemon64 Semi-Ace Trainer
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    I think it will be like Victini, #722
     
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  16. DaGod503 Aspiring Trainer
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    This card could work but for collection wise this magearna full art would be cool
     
  17. crystal_pidgeot Bird Trainer *Vaporeon on PokeGym*
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    This is a much needed buff for metal decks. Glad to see this type is playing into defensive play rather than do as much damage as possible. Would love to see the water and colorless type get much more support.
     
  18. treyh37 Watcher of Thorns
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    hmm last poke with this ability (or close to it) was Espeon DEX and its promo reprint. the espeon just required energy attachment while this requires metal, but espeon is a stage 1 while this is a basic with higher hp so its easier to get into play.

    so overall a good tech card in metal decks especially if trevanent break remains big.
     
  19. wombocombom88 Aspiring Trainer
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    crap. my post was late. that post i made was for dat ninja boy. da big red bird is viable because you can now outsource the energy needed to power it up by switching it w/ dragonite,
     
  20. Darkpoison64 Aspiring Trainer
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    Beautiful artwork cant wait to see the full art. Will make metal more competative again :) genesect ex, mega scizor and bronzong break too