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card review Magikarp: The Power of the Weakest

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Magikarp: click to enlarge

Card text:

water Soggy Rush     10x
Flip a coin until you get tails. This attack does 10 damage times the number of heads.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Type: Water
  • Weakness: Lx2
  • Poke#: 129
  • Number: 23
  • Subtype: Basic Pok√©mon
  • Hit Points: 30
  • Retreat Cost: C
Energy Symbols:
C = Colorless = colorless energy
D = Darkness = dark energy
Fr = Fire = fire energy
Ft = Fighting = fighting energy
G = Grass = grass energy
L = Lightning = lightning energy
M = Metal = metal energy
P = Psychic = psychic energy
W = Water = water energy
The Power of the Weakest

written by  Premium Member LV30
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I kind of like this Magikarp because it is sure powerful in its level.

Ok, so Magikarp only has 30 HP with a Soggy Rush. Most of you will think its weak. But maybe with dumb luck, you can give out a great damage. But of course, most of the people use it to evolve into Gyrados.

I doesn't really affect anything, but at least it can decrease the HP of the defending Pokemon.

Cryogonal (from Plasma Freeze) is a good combo. It helps Magikarp to find its evolution Gyrados quickly. Any cards that is search for Pokemon, except Dual Ball, is a combo with Magikarp because it helps it to find Gyrados too. Also, Rock Guard can make the defending pokemon receive 6 damages, even when Magikarp knocks out. Because it's too weak, it can one-hit KO. So a Life Drew will let your opponent gets 1 fewer prize card. That means even Magikarp is knocked out, your opponent can't get any prize cards.

No need to worry! Just ready for a potion. Knock out it with a 30-damage attack. That's enough dude.

Need only 1 Water Energy. Also, with your dumb luck, you can make a great damage.

It only gets HP 30. So it's easy to be KOed. Too bad!

When you are opening booster packs, you may get a foil Magikarp with dumb luck, but who wants?

I pretty like its artwork. That behind a splashing Magikarp, there is a palace-like building. Maybe it's really a palace and the master likes Magikarps.

I give it 7 points out of 10. Although, it's really weak, but I say again, I can really hit the defending Pokemon with great damage with dumb luck.


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