'Blue Impact' / 'Red Flash' Japan's XY8 Sets, Next Set Block Titled 'XY: BREAK!'

Robin Aisaga

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I was expecting already one mega to be fighting type, to abuse strong energy and the fighting stadium.
But hey, I am not complaining. Both of them ate insanely powerful.
Specially the one with 200 damage. OMG.
I mean there's only a stadium card in play, and it's not effected by any effect on defending Pokémon.
Good by Girantina... Nice knowing you.

I don't think It's an instant win against Giratina. Mewtwo X takes 3 turns to attach the necessary energy, while Giratina can do it in 2 turns (best case scenario) Also you can't play any stadium cards after Chaos Wheel and with Vileplume in play you might lose a turn because you can't play a spirit link. Anyway, I do love the new Mewtwo especially X. It's a pretty brutal attack... if you asked me though, they should've nerved it a bit and made Mewtwo X a fighting type.
 

Lanstar

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Oh my... Mewtwo's X-Ball rises from the grave. The main issue might be its low HP for a mega at 210, but the scariest thing is this Mega could easily be placed into lots of deck strategies. After all, it just needs 2 colorless to attack.

Just imagine putting this into a Fairy Toolbox or Bronzong Deck! O_O
 

TheStrictNein

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I'm not entirely sure about M Mewtwo-Y, but it does seem to hit all the right numbers (DCE on M Mewtwo + DCE on opponent = 130 Damage, more than enough for most one DCE attackers.

The only thing about old X Ball Mewtwo was that is was always splashable. This isn't really, it's a deck. Nice move to make it not hit for weakness though. I think they've learned from X Ball.

As for M Mewtwo X, I kinda like it. It's PFF with Dimension Valley, which with Mega Turbo and various other methods of acceleration (such a Landorus FFI) it could work. The only problem is that while the attack may seem like a better P Groudon attack, M Mewtwo can take advantage of non of the Fighting type damage boosts. The most it can take advantage of is Muscle Band, which at 220 is missing a lot of important KOs
 

TheStrictNein

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Oh my... Mewtwo's X-Ball rises from the grave. The main issue might be its low HP for a mega at 210, but the scariest thing is this Mega could easily be placed into lots of deck strategies. After all, it just needs 2 colorless to attack.

Just imagine putting this into a Fairy Toolbox or Bronzong Deck! O_O

It's still at least three cards to function properly (Mewtwo EX, M Mewtwo-EX Y, and Spirit Link).

It's not splashable, by definition Mega Pokemon really are not designed to be so. However, as it's own deck in Bronzong it might be very very good. Especially with Float Stone back in the format and Rush In Zoroark in the set as well. I'd argue a M Mewtwo/Zoroark Deck is a superior option to Metal Ray.
 

Purrloin

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Wasn't Lugia enough? And Yveltal-EX?? Do we really need another X Ball, this time buffed??? The card's been revealed for just a couple hours and I'm already tired of it.

At least I have Claydol. If I can get my Claydol deck rolling, somehow, I'll just repeatedly devolve Mewtwo and scrap his Spirit Link.

(Also I wish one of them was Fighting type. I don't even like Mewtwo but would have liked seeing a Fighting card for him.)
 

Lanstar

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It's still at least three cards to function properly (Mewtwo EX, M Mewtwo-EX Y, and Spirit Link).

It's not splashable, by definition Mega Pokemon really are not designed to be so. However, as it's own deck in Bronzong it might be very very good. Especially with Float Stone back in the format and Rush In Zoroark in the set as well. I'd argue a M Mewtwo/Zoroark Deck is a superior option to Metal Ray.

In this regard, yes, it takes up more space and cards. However, you might think of M Mewtwo Y as capable of having multiple roles in a deck, kind of like how M Manectric can be: While right now, people have chosen to use that card as its 'own deck', many beforehand used it as a supporting role for other lead attackers.

M Mewtwo could be the same way - you could use it as not always the main attacker, but as a backup attacker in case of issues with weakness in your deck. A fairy toolbox doesn't have to have it lead the way, and Bronzong Decks could still focus on using steel attackers as the main strategy. Maybe it could see usage with Night March, Trevenant-Gengar and other strategies, even if it does require a 2-2 line and some spirit links...

But yeah. Lets use Volcarona with it! xD
 

Ms Hugo

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M-Mewtwo Y/Sceptile PRC anyone? Or Bronzong...or Fairies...or literally any kind of energy accelerator...

Might not be a Mega-Ray beater, but it'll definitely hold its own.
 

TheStrictNein

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Not "we" but "they", think how much money they must of made with everyone getting Mewtwo last time

To be fair, different circumstances.

The NXD Mewtwo came out just before (US Nats?) and was by far best card in the format, if you weren't playing it you would lose to it. They also did not have the three weeks rule when NXD Mewtwo came out.

Now-a-days people have three weeks to obtain copies of a card before they can even begin to use them competitively.
 

Water Pokémon Master

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It's from the Emboar vs. Togekiss-EX deck which we posted about multiple times over the summer.
 

TheStrictNein

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That Mewtwo is slightly better, and will almost certainly be the one used in Mewtwo decks following NXD Mewtwo's exit from the format. The second attack will probably never see use, but the first attack has possibilities.

The only thing is that Psychic has no energy acceleration in the current format to my knowledge. Could be pretty powerful in Expanded with Gardevoir NXD. Hitting for 120 with 2 Psychic Energy attached and Gardy in play.
 

Blue Collector

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That second Mewtwo EX is much better than the first and love the M-Mewtwo EX with X-Ball-esque attack. And yes, we're gonna have Gengar again! :D
 

The Poke Tactics

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I love those Mega Mewtwos. I don't know which of them will be using in the battle and who will be partnering them because of these attacks that were so epic. Especially those spirit link,I love the artwork. It looks they link to each other,and I will wait for Cresselia because this will change the game.I was disappointed for the Mega Mewtwo X because its not a Fighting-type like as expected,but I like them both.

Who draws the Mega Mewtwos and the Mewtwo as well? I'll appreciate them/him/her for the great job.

Finally,Gengar will having its debut in BW card format,as well as Gastly and Haunter,after its EX, and a Gengar BREAK? I was expecting for a Gengar AT.

So you can use the Mega Mewtwo Y spirit link for a Mega Mewtwo X?
The spirit link is for both Mega Mewtwo X and Y.
 
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Shiny Xard

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We just got a new X Ball in Ancient Origins in form of Aero Ball, but now we're getting a broken version?

I guess its still not a bad thing.
 

Rozureido

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Hate to be the bearer of bad news, but there is no Gengar BREAK in these sets. (Well at least not in Blue Impact). Gastly is card number 22. Mewtwo EX is card number 25. Logically this would mean Haunter is 23 and Gengar is 24. No room for a Gengar BREAK in there. He could be in Red Flash, but given how perfectly the Gengar line fits into the Blue Impact set list ot's doubtful.
 

Pinecone

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The '2nd' Mewtwo EX is better only if you run Psychic Energy. Derpy Mewtwo EX will often be paired with Mega Mewtwo Y as it's all colorless you have the option to use it's first attack. While it is a 'bad EX', reducing damage by 30 (especially if it is before weakness is applied) could save it from being KOed while basically reducing the amount of energy needed to KO with M Mewtwo by 1.
 
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