Porygon-Z-GX, Blaine’s Quiz Show, and More Gym Promos Revealed!

The next batch of Gym promos will feature Porygon-Z-GX, Blaine’s Quiz Show, and a few other cards! As usual, players who participate in Japan’s Gym tournaments will receive a promo booster pack containing one of the following promos.

Litwick – Fire – HP60
Basic Pokemon

[R] Find a Friend: Search your deck for a Fire Pokémon, reveal it, and put it into your hand. Then, shuffle your deck.

Weakness: Water (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 1

Torracat – Fire – HP80
Stage 1 – Evolves from Litten

[R] Fire Fang: 20 damage. Your opponent’s Active Pokemon is now Burned.

Weakness: Water (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 1

Mismagius – Psychic – HP110
Stage 1 – Evolves from Misdreavus

[P] Psywave: 20x damage. This attack does 20 damage times the amount of Energy attached to your opponent’s Active Pokemon.

[C][C] Astonish: 40 damage. Choose a random card from your opponent’s hand. Your opponent reveals that card and shuffles it into their deck.

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

Riolu – Fighting – HP60
Basic Pokemon

[F] Kick: 20 damage.

Weakness: Psychic (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 1

Murkrow – Darkness – HP70
Basic Pokemon

[D] Surprise: Choose 1 card from your opponent’s hand without looking. Look at the card you chose, then your opponent shuffles that card into their deck.

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

Porygon-Z-GX – Colorless – HP240
Stage 2 – Evolves from Porygon2

Ability: Troubleshooting
You may discard a Special Energy from this Pokemon. If you do, heal 80 damage from this Pokemon.

[C][C][C] Abnormal Fever: 160 damage. This Pokemon is now Burned.

[C] Fatal Error GX: Search your deck for up to 10 cards and discard them. Then, shuffle your deck. (You can’t use more than 1 GX attack in a game).

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

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

Blaine’s Quiz Show – Trainer

Put a Pokemon from your hand face-down in front of you and tell your opponent 1 of its attack names. Your opponent guesses the name of that Pokemon. Reveal that Pokemon. If your opponent guessed right, they draw 4 cards. If your opponent guessed wrong, you draw 4 cards. Return the Pokemon to your hand.

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

Some of the cards are alternate art reprints from SM10 Double Blaze, which we just posted.

Thanks goes to Tunu for the translations!

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  1. Chimecho3000 Aspiring Trainer


    Not that it'd be any good, but Blaine might be fun in a Nuzzle deck. :p
  2. ronangorski Aspiring Trainer


    Now we wait several months to get Porygon-Z GX here.
    We probably will have it in the last collection before new generation.
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  3. DaLoc Aspiring Trainer

    Advanced Member Member

    besides 60 hp riolu, these gym promos are all bad
  4. AngryBokoblin Guzzlord is fun


    It might actually be a GOOD supporter in nuzzle decks as they usually clog their hand with random nuzzlers so they can't use lillie/erika.
  5. Chimecho3000 Aspiring Trainer


    Nah, +1 from Hau isn't good enough really, especially when the opponent could potentially guess correct (or tech in Togedemaru, no one would ever suspect that! :p). You should be able to bench your Nuzzlers if you have that many in hand, a deck shouldn't have more than 8 or 9 Nuzzle Pokes in total.
  6. DarkMatterGaming "Wait, he's not dead?"


    That Porygon-Z GX is actually bonkers when you take Persian-GX into account.

    It auto loses to Buzzwole but only if you can't get momentum in your favor first...
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  7. Lord Goomy Got Goomies?
    Lord Goomy


    Porygon-Z GX looks... interesting? The ability is nice (Shoutout to early XY Goodra :D), the attack is... wonky, I guess. Could be good, especially if you wanted to go full meme with Infernape ULP. Fatal Error is BUSTED in some decks, terrible in others. (Proceeds to put 3 Whitney in the discard pile)
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  8. SharKing I won't bite... much.


    My favorite Pokémon gets a GX, and... it's crap. Oh well, at least the recent non-GX Porygon-Z has potential to be good.
  9. Pipotchi Aspiring Trainer


    Porygon seems interesting, it will combo with the boost energy (which gets discarded at the end of the turn anyway) and it could heal off the hp from zapdos pretty much every turn (?). Its probably still gunna never be used tho lol
  10. arulz THE SEEKER


    Is Porygon z GX ability once per turn or multiple? Translation doesn’t specify
  11. Aera14 Aspiring Trainer


    Hmmm I just thought of somthing very interesting anyone remembers the family of Rotoms with the ability Roto Motor and at the time we were all saying the problem with the ability was getting 10 items in the discard well I thing Porygon-Z-GX just solved that problem you just have to make sure you have the room tho.
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  12. Aera14 Aspiring Trainer


    I would have said the same but I have found a purpose for Porygon-Z-GX a purpose that involves discarding Items to make so that you can attack for free.
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2019
  13. SharKing I won't bite... much.


    I assume you're talking about Rotom? Yeah, I get the idea of discarding Tools to activate their Abilities, but there are much faster ways to do that than getting a Stage 2 into play.
  14. The Rhyperior I am still Mr. Rhyperior
    The Rhyperior


    None of them caught my interest. Even Porygon-Z GX is interesting but it doesn't have a power to take over the meta. I dunno how Blaine's Quiz Show work in PTCGO or TCG ONE, my private TCG hub. Tell, @DKQuagmire about that.
  15. du_megaman Aspiring Trainer


    blaines quiz show lol. reminds me of imakunis doduo
  16. riChchestMat Aspiring Trainer


    That Torracat wants to... play?
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  17. Malavok Aspiring Trainer


    It's not crap, but not great. It has some potential at least. Porygon line are some of my favorite Pokemon as well. I wish it would get a FA. Of course, it probably won't. Instead, we'll get yet another FA of Pokemon that have already had a billion FAs (Charizard, Gardevoir, Mewtwo....) Still waiting for FA Raikou GX and Moltres.
  18. Sombres Aspiring Trainer


    I instantly thought about the Cat's Day stuff that just got announced! Hope it combos with Shining Celebi.

    Also PorygonZ could make a memey deck with Persian-GX or Zoroark SM9 ayy