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Pojo's Pokemon Card of the Day

My Little Ponyta

 

Ponyta Lv. 17

Arceus

Date Reviewed: 11.10.09

Ratings & Reviews Summary

Modified: 1.00
Limited: 1.50

Ratings are based on a 1 to 5 scale.
1 being the worst. 
3 ... average.  
5 is the highest rating.

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Baby Mario
Top 4 UK Nats

Ponyta Lv 17

 

Today we look at another shiny from the new set. By now you have probably realized that being a shiny means a card isn’t going to be massively playable.

 

Just as with yesterday’s shiny Shinx, Ponyta’s playability depends on the existence of tournament viable evolutions, and how it stacks up compared to other available Ponytas.

 

Unfortunately, as far as playable Rapidash go, the best that Modified has to offer is the one from the new set with the PokeBody that blocks effects and damage from SP Pokémon (sort of like a poor man’s Mewtwo LV X that can’t stop non-SP Basics and has rubbish attacks). That Rapidash might see some play in Charizard AR decks, but even that is doubtful.

 

Like the shiny Shinx, Ponyta has the Star Barrier PokeBody and a fairly useless attack (50 for [R][R] and discard all Energy). Also like the Shinx, it has a more playable version of itself in the same set. The uncommon Ponyta Lv 8 has less HP than the shiny version, but it also has an Ascension attack which lets you search your deck for Rapidash and evolve it. Assuming you actually wanted to play Rapidash, this would undoubtedly be your choice of Basic.

 

Rating

 

Modified: 1 (Lack of good evolutions, better alternatives)

Limited: 1.5 (Rapidash is playable here, so if you don’t pull Ascension Ponyta, you may as well use this)

 


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