Lucario-GX’s Text Revealed!

By using the Pradeep Sen method to see into the windows, plus creating a GUI interface using Visual Basic, and also with the use of quantum mechanics, I believe I have extrapolated the text of Lucario-GX from a larger, newly released product image of the Lucario-GX Box:

Lucario GX – Fighting – HP210
Stage 1 – Evolves from Riolu

[F] Aura Strike: 30+ damage. If this Pokemon evolved from Riolu during this turn, this attack does 90 more damage.

[F][F][C] Cyclone Kick: 130 damage.

[C][C] Cantankerous Beatdown GX: 30x damage. This attack does 30 damage for each damage counter on this Pokemon. (You can’t use more than 1 GX attack in a game.)

When 1 of your Pokemon-GX is Knocked Out, your opponent takes 2 Prize cards.

Weakness: Psychic (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 2

The GX attack appears to be the same as Tauros-GX‘s.

As posted before, the Lucario-GX Box will come with a never-before-seen foil promo of Lucario-GX, a jumbo card, four booster packs, and a PTCGO code card. It was originally scheduled to release on February 23rd, but will now hit store shelves in America and Europe on March 9th.

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  1. crystal_pidgeot Bird Trainer *Vaporeon on PokeGym*


    Because I play Pokemon Duel, screw Cyclone Kick!
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  2. Fridge2177 Aspiring Trainer


    The GX attack seems to be Corkscrew Beatdown
    Water Pokémon Master likes this.
  3. OVERGRO Pokemon is lyfe.


    Strong Energy + Choice Band + Fighting Stadium = 120 + 20 + 30 + 20 = 190 for 1 Energy.



    Looks like it might say Cantankerous Beatdown GX, but my CSI skills aren't as good as yours.
  5. Jadethepokemontrainer Ready for anything!

    Forum Mod Chat Room Staff Member

    Looks like Corkscrew Beatdown to me.

    Also, this card is extremely disappointing.
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  6. DarkMatterGaming "Wait, he's not dead?"


    That's... disappointing. That first attack is neat, I guess, but... kinda mediocre overall.
    Ryn7321 and TheDeckWizard74 like this.
  7. Jadethepokemontrainer Ready for anything!

    Forum Mod Chat Room Staff Member

    Oh 90 more damage. I read that as 30 more damage xD. Still not super great but better lol.
  8. I'm staring at that Ancient Origins pack and it's staring right back.

    Looks alright, nothing to write home about. Still waiting to see Blacephalon-GX so I can scheme with it and Volc.

    EDIT: Thinking about it more, reminds me of Golisopod-GX a lot. Hits Zoroark-GX for weakness which is really quite important. Pairs up alright with Lycanroc-GX Or if you really hate Dogs, pair it with Golisopod-GX with Rainbow Energys for some anti-meta shenanigans. I like it.
    Last edited: Dec 29, 2017
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  9. Tapu Lele Responsibile for an Economic Recession
    Tapu Lele

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    This will make a nice coaster for my drink
  10. SucyX A Legit Seed


    First attack is interesting but is still garbage Golisopod is better if you want a attack like that and Lucario is my most hated pokemon so I'm happy it's trash.
  11. TheDeckWizard74 I got big beautiful eyes like this flareon


    and also as a napkin for the drink when it spills, and not one of those good napkins either
  12. Mr. Rhyperior The Drill Pokemon. An evolve form of Rhydon.
    Mr. Rhyperior


    • Lucario-GX - for F can OHKO Fighting-weak Pokémon on T1. Not as strong as Jet Punh but it can be adjust Choice Band and Strong Energy is enough to smash Lele in the face. The second atk is fine but too expensive, still the dmg. is adjustable 1 Strong Energy and Choice Band still smash Lele in the face. But if you plan to 2HKO anything, Acerola and Guzma is everywhere. Tauros never seen play because of Drampa, and it doesn't hit relevant weakness, after GRI hits, none of the players saw Tauros on the top cuts, maybe Tauros' GX atk saw play because it hits relevant weakness. 4 Geodudes
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  13. HouchinsDJ Aspiring Trainer


    It felt a bit underwhelming at first, but I think this has more going for it than I initially thought.

    Fighting-types have the bonus of being able to boost their damage more than any other type at the moment, thanks to Strong Energy and Regirock EX, and that's before factoring in Choice Band.

    Aura Strike with a Strong Energy, Choice Band, and a Regirock EX on the bench does 180 damage. 180 for one energy is amazing. You also OHKO the biggest Pokémon in the format right now, Zoroark GX. That's relevant.

    Your opponent also has to play around it's GX attack, otherwise you're getting a guaranteed OHKO on something.

    Chaining it with Acerola could make this very viable.
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  14. TheMaskedMeowth Gardevoir-GX is CUTE


    The second attack and GX attacks are literally just attacks from basic GXs, but on a Stage 1. Doing 120 for just one F is nice but you'd need Devolution Spray to get it off consistently, making it essentially a worse Golisopod-GX. Still I wouldn't be surprised to see it in play if that Garchomp/Lucario deck takes off (like a 3-2-1 line of Riolu/ULP Lucario/Lucario-GX, just nice to have as a backup attacker and you obviously already play Riolu)
  15. theprp30 Aspiring Trainer

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    Underwhelming, not gonna see much use for a gx attack and weak to psychic, no thanks.
  16. Lanstar The Funny Fairy Bug


    I think people are underestimating this card. I mean, the first attack, can one-hit Tapu Lele-GX without too many resources, and the GX attack can make opponents very hesitant about attacking it. The 3rd move is also quite stackable, with all the fighting support we have. Brooklet Hill also makes it quite easy to get out and set up everything.

    Never undersell a card that just came out!
  17. Alakazam90125 Aspiring Trainer


    Wow another mediocre bland GX card.
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  18. The Revolutionaire N Aspiring Trainer
    The Revolutionaire N


    I like the first attack, with a strong energy and a choice band and a devolution spray each turn is pretty nice!
  19. pokeraider123456 Aspiring Trainer


    i think your underestimating that this card isnt that good, the card was designed to be sold to people, not be used in a strategy, most cards that came out in these elite boxes are rarely good, or used.
  20. Rooie Aspiring Trainer


    The first attack can one-shot Zoroark-GX and Tapu Lele-GX for one (Strong) Energy and can be easily activated with Acerola and/or by simply not evolving your Riolus until you need to. The GX attack is great in a two-shot format. It pairs well with either Garbodor or Lycanroc-GX/Zoroark-GX.

    All in all, a few months from now, we'll be complaining about how ridiculously broken Lucario-GX is and how it definitely needs to be banned. I give it 8.5 Farfetch'd's.