Alternate Type Magnezone from SM5+!

Magnezone will be reprinted in SM5+ as a Lightning-type Pokemon after its original type was Metal in SM5:

Magnezone – Lightning – HP150
Stage 2 – Evolves from Magneton

Ability: Magnetic Circuit
As often as you like during your turn (before your attack), you may attach a [L] Energy from your hand to 1 of your Pokemon.

[L][L][L][C] Zap Cannon: 130 damage. During your next turn, this Pokemon can’t use Zap Cannon.

Weakness: Fighting (x2)
Resistance: Metal (-20)
Retreat: 2

At least it wasn’t more Metal support…

What other cards do you think will be reprinted with alternate types?

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  1. Gamerdynasty4ever Aspiring Trainer
    Gamerdynasty4ever

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    This sorta reminds me of the breakthrough magnezone.
     
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  2. PseudoTaco:/ Aspiring Trainer
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    Couldn't they be a bit more creative with SM5+ and card typings? It feels like they were just too lazy to make new typings
     
  3. GM DracLord Shadow of Death
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    Can't they atleast change the art.
     
    Lord o da rings and steffenka like this.
  4. HoundoomsDay93 Aspiring Trainer
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    When do we see the new pre release promos for Ultra Prism?!
     
    Sal Fontana and sw_bionic like this.
  5. Pretty unhappy with these, Japan are always lucky enough to get promos and special packs and cards that never see the light of day in English Language...

    But when it comes to releasing an alternate typed card in the UK they can't even be bothered to change the art. It's just lazy and frustrating.
     
  6. jessalakasam Floette is love Floette is life
    jessalakasam

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    No Alternate type card was revealed in the UK....
     
  7. Sal Fontana Glaceon GX hype!
    Sal Fontana

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    Asking the real question
     
  8. Lord Goomy Got Goomies?
    Lord Goomy

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    Hmmm....
    Nice with your un creativeness Pokémon.
    Still, it’s another good card that’ll make some lightning decks work.
     
    PandaPokemon likes this.
  9. FossilJockeyMG Pokémon Paleontologist
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    Although I think they should have changed the art, I like the idea of this. I always like it when they produce pokémon cards and utilize a secondary typing, or at least the type they rarely produce the card as. For example, I liked the Metal Empoleon, Fighting Infernape, and Ground Torterra from Stormfront. Often these "alt-type" cards aren't as valid as their "standard-type" cards, but in this case both of these are valid. I honestly don't mind if they do this more, I just hope they at least try some alternate art as well.
     
    HouchinsDJ likes this.
  10. Tytus Aspiring Trainer
    Tytus

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    Im a purist so I hate how pokemon is doing this now.
     
  11. Kangaflora Aspiring Trainer
    Kangaflora

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    Would love to see Magneton, Sneasel, Weavile, Surskit and Masquerain receiving alternate type reprints.
     
  12. Charjabus Beep Beep
    Charjabus

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    Yay more options for vika/bulu
     
  13. typhlo93 Aspiring Trainer
    typhlo93

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    This makes me want to build a KoKo deck now
     
    Sharkrai likes this.
  14. AFEX Serena is too cute!
    AFEX

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    I'm soon gonna be a Metal player, but...
    even all of this Metal support is making me sick.

    TCPI: Wait Gardy is dead right?
    {Enter Pacific Rim: Check For A Pulse Meme}
     
  15. crystal_pidgeot Bird Trainer *Vaporeon on PokeGym*
    crystal_pidgeot

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    At least this is a nice way to address multi-type Pokemon. Still dreaming of the flying type to be added to the game but this brings up another question. How does this affect reprints. It's the exact same card. Sure there is a name rule here and you can't have more than four in a deck but these are pretty much two different cards while being exactly the same.

    Maybe I can get a flying type Zapdos.
     
  16. vyolet127 Aspiring Trainer
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    I hate how they keep ripping on Gardevoir; however, I would forgive it all if they released a Psychic type Gardevoir. I would forgive all of it. I prefer psychic to fairy anyways...
     
    Bournopolis likes this.
  17. PandaPokemon Aspiring Trainer
    PandaPokemon

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    Yes, I agree. Magnazone’s ability is somewhat like Gardevoir GX’s ability. This will work with any lightning deck with a heavy energy attack cost. This is very playable.
     
  18. Alolan raichu BDIF. I'm calling it.
     
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  19. thewayne012 Aspiring Trainer
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    We already have a lighting magnazone with this ability and it doesn't see much play
     
  20. Very true, but maybe next season it will be played