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  1. MasterGallade @Mithrarin on Twitter
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    I'm only sad because I thought that every main set in this era would have a Gold card of the set's mascot, while every subset would have a Gold card of a playable Pokemon from the previous set, but that gosh dang Perrserker debunked that theory ;_; I wanted my Gold Toxtricityyyyyyy

    That aside, Dragapult FA and Falinks FA are my faves from this set easily <3 Milotic is gorgeous too
     
  2. CharizaedXbest Aspiring Trainer
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    that gold Giovanni looks better then the FA one which is wierd because most of the RR varients looked worse to me
     
  3. Number51x Blasting off at the speed of light!
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    Is there a reason Copperajah is that weird brick shape?
     
  4. AbyssalHand Surge Double Bellelba
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    card is gonna get better w the new meowth but yeah i sorta agree
     
  5. Malavok Aspiring Trainer
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    That's its GMAX form.
     
  6. Number51x Blasting off at the speed of light!
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    Nah, I mean in general. There's usually some reason. Something tied to the culture. I get why copper (sort of, it's not like India is a huge copper producer today, but maybe in the past), elephants, the portmanteau name (a word which itself is a kind of trunk/luggage), but I suspect the general blockyness of the evolved Cufant is meaningful somehow. It looks like construction equipment or mining machinery. Maybe that has something to do with it.
     
  7. Number51x Blasting off at the speed of light!
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    So far all I have is that Ganesha, son of Shiva is represented as having the head of an elephant. Idols of Ganesha are typically made of copper or bronze (not sure why yet). That ties in the copper better as well as the over all elephant form, but I still don't quite get the blockyness. Must have something to do with mining. The more I look at it, the more the VMax looks like one of those giant bucket wheeled strip mining machines. The V and stage 1, kind of like an excavator.
     
    Last edited: Mar 4, 2020
  8. OVERGRO Pokemon is lyfe.
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    I think we all called this Galarian Weezing as soon as GalWeez's in-game ability got released, amirite?
     
  9. zigzag501 Samurott V please!!!
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    How is no one else talking about the Malamar Full art, that thing is the most amazing full art I've ever seen!
     
  10. zigzag501 Samurott V please!!!
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    The weezing won't matter for that deck bc it has to be in the active for the ability to do anything.
     
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  11. Luplayz The Master of bad Pokemon
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    Ok so,

    YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS Perrserker gets a shiny card!
    Now When we get these in english, i need them all.
     
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  12. PurgeEmoji123 Aspiring Trainer
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    Looks more like for collection purposes but at the same time good enough to flex on other people with especially (Giovanni) Boss's Orders.-Both Rainbow and FA. even though more cards are probably going to more valuable similar to what @Mimikion said abot about them possibly becoming meta when GXes are fully out of the standard rotation.
     
  13. pandaghost Aspiring Trainer
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    But why?!?!!?!
     
  14. CrownAxe Aspiring Trainer
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    They were simplifying the types and weaknesses
     
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  15. Otaku The wise fool?
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    The short version is that VG Poison Types have never been their own TCG Type, and likely never will be because the powers-that-be struggle with structuring the game for... well... really even the original seven TCG Pokémon Types, let alone the 11 we'd had before Sword & Shield. Nothing is a perfect fit for Poison, but Darkness seems to fit it as well or better than Psychic, both in terms of aesthetic and game mechanics.

    Of course, to me the real question is why didn't they move the VG Rock Type from TCG Fighting to TCG Metal, and why - if they were going to cut the Fairy Type anyway - didn't they merge them into the TCG Dragon Type instead of keeping the TCG Psychic Type overstuffed.
     
  16. pandaghost Aspiring Trainer
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    Ok that sort of makes sense now thanks!
     
  17. lithogen Aspiring Trainer
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    Bewear – Colorless – HP140
    Stage 1 – Evolves from Stufful
    [C}[C}[C] Hammer Arm: 90 damage. Discard a card from the top of your opponent’s deck.
    [C][C][C][C] Big Throw: Flip a coin. If heads, toss your opponent across the room and discard your opponent’s Active Pokemon and all cards attached to it.

    Big Throw looks pretty overpowered
     
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  18. Hyrum Aspiring Trainer
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    Does anyone know whether Malamar can accelerate Horror Energy?
     
  19. CrownAxe Aspiring Trainer
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    As with pretty much all special energy, it only counts as psychic energy when on the field attached to a pokemon. Not when it's just sitting in the discard