Open main menu

Bulbanews β

Changes

New Battle Strength Deck cards and promos exposed

7,119 bytes added, 23:14, 4 March 2011
Created with the new article assistant.
{{Article|
type=news |
picture=BiancaVirizionStrengthDeck.jpg |
caption=Bianca's TCG debut |
weekday=Friday |
day=4 |
month=3 |
year=2011 |
time=23:03:58 |
discusstype=none |
discusslink= |
sourcetype=bulbanews |
sourcename=Maverick Nate |
sourcelink=bp:User:Maverick Nate |
tagline=Those featured include Zoroark, Darmanitan, and Bianca |
blurb=In the official Pokémon Card Database's weekly update, a plethora of new cards from the three Battle Strength Decks were revealed, as well as a few other promotions. The Battle Strength Decks, due for release on March 18th, are to feature Pokémon such as Terrakion, Cobalion, Virizion, Galvantula, and Darmanitan. }}
{{CategorizeIn|TCG|3|11}}

[[File:TerrakionTerrakionStrengthDeck.jpg|180px|right|thumb|Terrakion's TCG debut]]
In the official Pokémon Card Database's weekly update, a plethora of new cards from the three Battle Strength Decks were revealed, as well as a few other promotions.

The commercial for the {{TCG|Battle Strength Decks}}, due for release March 18, was posted on the official site. The commercial revealed fifteen of the approximate 50 cards from the decks, such as {{p|Sigilyph}}, {{p|Zorua}}, and {{p|Joltik}}. Each deck contains about fourteen cards, and feature {{p|Virizion}}, {{p|Terrakion}}, and {{p|Cobalion}}. Below is a gallery and known translations for the newly shown card. The commercial can be viewed [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdXvhssEn3A here].

==Gallery==
<gallery>
File:BattleStrengthCommercial.jpg|New Zoroark card
File:BattleStrengthCommercial2.jpg|New Galvantula card
File:BattleStrengthCommercial3.jpg|New Darmanitan card
File:BattleStrengthCommercial4.jpg|Klang card shown
File:BattleStrengthCommercial5.jpg|Sigilyph card shown
File:BattleStrengthCommercial6.jpg|Basculin card shown
File:BattleStrengthCommercial7.jpg|Nine other included cards
File:VirizionVirizionStrengthDeck.jpg|Virizion
File:TerrakionTerrakionStrengthDeck.jpg|Terrakion
File:1010 013 638COBALON.jpg|Cobalion
</gallery>

==Translations==
{| cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" class="{{{class|}}} multicol" style="background:{{{bgColor|transparent}}}; width:{{{width|100%}}};"
{{Col-2}}
===Zoroark===
{{Cardattack |
cost={{e|Darkness}} |
name=Fury Swipes |
jname=みだれひっかき |
jtrans=Disturbed Scratch |
damage=20× |
effect=Flip 3 coins. This attack does 20 damage times the number of heads. |
}}
{{Cardattack |
cost={{e|Darkness}}{{e|Colorless}}{{e|Colorless}} |
name=Night Daze |
jname=ナイトバースト |
jtrans=Night Burst |
damage=80 |
effect=Currently unknown |
}}

===Galvantula===
{{Cardattack |
cost={{e|Colorless}} |
name=Gnaw |
jname=かじる |
jtrans=Gnaw |
damage=20 |
effect= |
}}
{{Cardattack |
cost={{e|Lightning}}{{e|Colorless}} |
name=Stun Needle |
jname=しびればり |
jtrans=Numbing Needle |
damage=30 |
effect=Flip a coin. If heads, the Defending Pokémon is now {{TCG|Paralyzed}}. |
}}

===Darmanitan===
{{Cardattack |
cost={{e|Colorless}}{{e|Colorless}} |
name=Rock Smash |
jname=いわくだき |
jtrans=Rock Smash |
damage=20+ |
effect=Flip a coin. If heads, this attack does 20 damage plus 20 more damage. |
}}
{{Cardattack |
cost={{e|Fire}}{{e|Fire}}{{e|Colorless}}{{e|Colorless}} |
name=Fire Punch |
jname=ほのおのパンチ |
jtrans=Flame Punch |
damage=70 |
effect=Currently unknown |
}}
{{Col-2}}
===Virizion===
{{Cardattack |
cost={{e|Grass}}{{e|Colorless}} |
name=Giga Drain |
jname=ギガドレイン |
jtrans=Giga Drain |
damage=30 |
effect=Remove from {{tt|Virizion|this Pokémon}} the number of damage counters equal to the damage you did to the Defending Pokémon. |
}}
{{Cardattack |
cost={{e|Grass}}{{e|Grass}}{{e|Colorless}} |
name=Sacred Sword |
jname=せいなるつるぎ |
jtrans=Sacred Sword |
damage=100 |
effect=During your next turn, {{tt|Virizion|this Pokémon}} can't use Sacred Sword. |
}}

===Terrakion===
{{Cardattack |
cost={{e|Fighting}}{{e|Colorless}} |
name=Rock Smash |
jname=ロックスマッシュ |
jtrans=Rock Smash |
damage=40 |
effect= |
}}
{{Cardattack |
cost={{e|Fighting}}{{e|Fighting}}{{e|Colorless}} |
name=Sacred Sword |
jname=せいなるつるぎ |
jtrans=Sacred Sword |
damage=100 |
effect=During your next turn, {{tt|Terrakion|this Pokémon}} can't use Sacred Sword. |
}}

===Cobalion===
{{Cardattack |
cost={{e|Metal}}{{e|Colorless}} |
name=Metal Horn |
jname=メタルホーン |
jtrans=Metal Horn |
damage=30 |
effect=Your opponent switches the Defending Pokémon with 1 of his or her Benched Pokémon. |
}}
{{Cardattack |
cost={{e|Metal}}{{e|Metal}}{{e|Colorless}} |
name=Sacred Sword |
jname=せいなるつるぎ |
jtrans=Sacred Sword |
damage=100 |
effect=During your next turn, {{tt|Cobalion|this Pokémon}} can't use Sacred Sword. |
}}

===Bianca===
Draw from your deck until you have 6 cards in your hand
|}
==Known card list==

{| cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" class="{{{class|}}} multicol" style="background:{{{bgColor|transparent}}}; width:{{{width|100%}}};"
{{Col-2}}
===Virizion Strength Deck===
{| {{graytable}}
|- style="background: #7DB808;"
!Card No.
!Card Name
!Type
|-
| || Basculin || {{e|Water}}
|-
| || Cottonee || {{e|Grass}}
|-
| || Darumaka || {{e|Fire}}
|-
| || Darmanitan || {{e|Fire}}
|-
| || Bianca || Su
|-
| || {{TCG ID|Virizion|Virizion|Strength Deck}} || {{e|Grass}}
|}
{{Col-2}}
===Terrakion Strength Deck===
{| {{graytable}}
|- style="background: #FF501F;"
!Card No.
!Card Name
!Type
|-
| || Sigilyph || {{e|Psychic}}
|-
| || Joltik || {{e|Lightning}}
|-
| || Galvantula || {{e|Lightning}}
|-
| || Gothita || {{e|Psychic}}
|-
| || Great Ball || G
|-
| || Terrakion || {{e|Fighting}}
|}
|}
{| cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" class="{{{class|}}} multicol" style="background:{{{bgColor|transparent}}}; width:{{{width|100%}}};"
{{Col-2}}
===Cobalion Strength Deck===
{| {{graytable}}
|- style="background: #E5D6D0;"
!Card No.
!Card Name
!Type
|-
| || Klang || {{e|Metal}}
|-
| || Lillipup || {{e|Colorless}}
|-
| || Zorua || {{e|Darkness}}
|-
| || Zoroark || {{e|Darkness}}
|-
| || Cheren || Su
|-
| 008/014 || {{TCG ID|Cobalion Strength Deck|Energy Search|8}} || G
|-
| 013/014 || {{TCG ID|Cobalion Strength Deck|Cobalion|13}} || {{e|Colorless}}
|}
|}
<br>
[[File:CoroCoroBattlePromo.jpg|200px|right|thumbnail|Alternate artwork promos]]
[[File:CoroCoroDeckBoxes.jpg|200px|right|thumbnail|Deck boxes]]
In addition to the deck cards, CoroCoro has announced a promotional campaign in their April issue. One thousand sets of alternate artwork Terrakion, Virizion, and Cobalion cards will be awarded to subscribers who enter. In addition to these cards, one thousand different winners will win exclusive deck boxes featuring the {{bp|Musketeer trio}}. The Open Challenge promo for the month of March was also shown to be a non holographic reprint of {{TCG ID|Journey Partners|Zorua|9}} from the {{TCG|Journey Partners}} promotional set.

==External links==
*[http://pcgn.pokemon-card.com Members only official site]
*[http://www.pokemon-card.com Public official site]
*[http://www.collectorviper.com/ Collectorviper.com]
*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdXvhssEn3A Battle Strength Deck commercial]