Acerola from SM2+!

Acerola will be available in SM2+ as both a regular Supporter card and secret rare full art! The set will be released in Japan on April 19th. Thanks goes to Michael S. for the translation!

Acerola – Trainer
Supporter

Choose 1 of your Pokemon with damage counters on it. Return that Pokemon and all cards attached to it to your hand.

You may play only 1 Supporter card during your turn (before your attack).

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  1. Ramo0927 I am a
    Ramo0927

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    Full art card looks cool!

    I don't really see the point in using this, except if you get Decidueyed

    EDIT: This post is old, and my opinions for this card have changed. This card is truly awesome.
     
    Last edited: May 26, 2017
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  2. MechanicalMarine Princess Peach
    MechanicalMarine

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    I can see this being played. AZ was sometimes used to pick up something that was heavily damaged and put it back down, but had to discard any tools or energy attached, like a Toad. You'd need another Toad with energy, or a replacement in your hand. With this, you don't. This will see a little play, but not as much as A I believe. It does look really nice though.
     
  3. meme_mixtape Like comment subscrib
    meme_mixtape

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    I can see this being a one-of until VS Seeker rotates out. It's essentially a reusable max potion for basic pokemon (or grass pokemon if FoGP is in play).

    In fact, now that i'm thinking about it, expanded keldeo/blastoise decks might just love this card
     
  4. Vivek Evil Yveltal
    Vivek

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    This is AZ in Standard.
    Pros - > You do not get to discard the cards attached to your Pokemon.
    Cons -> Can only be on a damaged Pokemon.

    It will be one of in decks. Nice to see good Supporters coming to the format.
     
  5. GengarGuy PUMPKABOO SLAYER
    GengarGuy

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    yes, yes YES YES YES YES YES!!!!!
    this is AZ, but better!!!!!
    holy friggin yeah!!
     
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  6. Very cool.

    Acerola + Tapu Koko-GX here I come!
     
  7. Fayld Rayquaza / Eelektross Master
    Fayld

    Member

    Will it actually make its way to the US though? SM2+ is an expansion pack for SM2 in Japan right? I know we don't know exactly what will be in SM2 for the US, but I would be pretty disappointed if we didn't get this card. It is a nice AZ variant that could pretty easily be paired with AZ in expanded and is a welcome addition to a couple of my decks in Standard.
     
  8. Vitiel Mush. Up!
    Vitiel

    Member

    SM2+ content will probably be for our SM3 set, and/or promos around that time. Much like how SM1+ cards are being added to Guardians Rising.

    Also heck yes, this will be good for Koko GX!
     
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  9. crystal_pidgeot Bird Trainer *Vaporeon on PokeGym*
    crystal_pidgeot

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    They already broke my Pidgeot deck with Mallow and now they give me this? GG game.
     
  10. Fayld Rayquaza / Eelektross Master
    Fayld

    Member

    @Vitiel Thanks for the info!
     
  11. BKRapper Aspiring Trainer
    BKRapper

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    Oh my - I really like this. If you used Tapu Lele to grab this from the deck, you could easily pick up a heavily damaged card, reallocate some energy, and deny prizes all in the same turn. I'm inclined to say it might replace PCL in some decks.
     
  12. AuraJackle Aspiring Trainer
    AuraJackle

    Member

    Nice little Supporter to put in houndoom and I imagine toad and decidueye enjoying this as well
     
  13. theprp30 Aspiring Trainer
    theprp30

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    Finally, not exactly AZ, but its better than nothing.
     
  14. Rooie Aspiring Trainer
    Rooie

    Member

    Does "damage counters" mean that there needs to be more than one? If so, goodbye, Rainbow Energy shenanigans.
     
  15. BrianFrobey Aspiring Trainer
    BrianFrobey

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    This card is broken lmao
     
  16. Yog Rogue
    Yog

    Member

    Wow, this is an amazing card. The possibilities are numerous.
     
  17. RiverShock Aspiring Trainer
    RiverShock

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    I see this as a more powerful, but less versatile AZ. Which I like. AZ was a little too versatile for my liking (being guaranteed to be able to reuse things like Shaymin-EX or Decidueye-GX), but this is balanced by the fact you could just opt not to damage those kinds of Pokemon. Maybe it'll prove too much (getting back the cards attached to it is a huge deal), but right now, it seems fine.
     
  18. NinJamezor ZA WARUDO
    NinJamezor

    Member

    I need as many of this card as I can get my hands on
     
  19. Ninjabot 215 Beep Boop
    Ninjabot 215

    Member

    Acerola= better AZ= run one of for support and to prevent K.O.
     
  20. GengarGuy PUMPKABOO SLAYER
    GengarGuy

    Member

    Are we getting this in SM3?
    Also, I suppose we'll also get another Lysandre, Hex, Judge, Brigette, etc.
    I bet Sycamor will be Alolan Oak
     
    Last edited: Apr 7, 2017