Kate Miháliková
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How to defeat an active Digglet Pokemon when oppenent has an additional on bench
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Diglett card from XY - Evolutions expansion has an interesting ability: Ability: Submerge As long as this Pokémon is on your Bench, prevent all damage done to this Pokémon by attacks (both yours ...

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What is the definitive source of rulings for the Pokemon TCG?
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Official Pokémon ruling document regarding particular cards or their combinations is Pokémon TCG Rulings Compendium BW. It contains all rulings that were released by Pokémon Rules Team and approved by ...

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How can I find what basic and stage 1 Pokémon cards can evolve to?
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TL;DR - Simple way Use official Pokémon TCG Card Database where you can find cards that evolves from a card you have. Explanation and hard way Pokémon TCG uses the same evolution system as video games ...

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Is a Pokémon energy card with no numbers normal?
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In Japan, most Basic Energies ever printed don't have any set number, because they were unnumbered. This is in contrast to English cards, where all Basic Energies were numbered up to Call of Legends ...

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Does Incineroar's ability, Strong Cheer, affect attacks that normally deal no damage?
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Using Dust Gathering with a benched Incineroar with Strong Cheer ability does no damage. From the official Rulings Compendium BW: An attack has to do "some" damage before an effect can add "more" ...

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How does the whole EX/GX thing work? (Pokemon TCG)
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The only things needed to know the rules of a particular card are just a rulebook[1] and the card itself. Regarding EX cards, there's nothing written on them about limiting them to one per deck so ...

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Is there a card similar to Lugia from Fates Collide that targets GXs instead of EXs?
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A very similar card named Golisopod (9/145) was released in Guardians Rising expansion (released 5th May 2017), later reprinted with the same text as a promo (SM52) in Crimson Invasion Single Pack ...

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Has Ash ever appeared on any Pokémon TCG cards?
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As the Pokémon TCG follows the console games rather than anime, Ash was never a star in the TCG (because he was never in any console game). However, to commemorate few films in Generations III and IV, ...

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Brigette Supporter: Does Pokemon GX considered EX?
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In Pokémon, new game mechanics are introduced from time to time, but this does not mean that they need to interact or be somehow backward-compatible. For most of the time, they are separate. Pokémon-...

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Pokémon energy cards with circled numbers
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These are from Sun & Moon Trainer Kit: Alolan Sandslash & Alolan Ninetales, the first instance of Trainer Kit that uses those circled numbers instead of the previous approach of using set ...

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Can a Pokémon attack more than once per turn?
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As stated in the official Pokémon TCG rulebook: Once you attack, your turn is over (…)! Pokémon TCG is a round-based game (just like Nintendo games) so you only get one attack as the last step of ...

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Failure to take a call for step in Pokemon
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It depends whether you are playing casually or in an official tournament. For tournaments, it also depends on its type - beginner-friendly Tier 1 tournaments like League Challenges are different ...

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Why don't ground-types (fighting) in Pokemon TCG have resistance to electric?
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Pokémon Trading Card Game follows original type effectiveness table only loosely. In each generation, there can be found some patterns, like originally Ground Pokémon having Lightning Resistance in ...

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Establishing number of secret Pokemon cards per quarterly release
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Pokémon Trading Card Game Online, official simulator of the card game, has all cards available, including all secret rares. You can access all cards e.g. through Collection mode with checkbox Show Not ...

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Does damage of Echoed Voice (Toucannon SUM) increment each turn?
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[CC] Echoed Voice 60 During your next turn, this Pokémon's Echoed Voice attack does 60 more damage (before applying Weakness and Resistance). "does 60 more damage" adds damage to the base damage, ...

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Rules or constraints for assembling the cards in your Pokemon deck
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Basic stuff like your questions are handled by rulebook. (...) assemble your own deck (stack of Pokemon cards) prior to coming to the game/match/fight/battle. So by the time you get to the battle, ...

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Pokemon cards with the same name and different features
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According to Rulebook, page 22: DECK BUILDING (...) Also, except for basic Energy, you can only have 4 cards with the same name in your deck. This means you can have only 4 cards called “Pignite” in ...

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Pokemon Gliscor GL 62/111
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This is a fake card. Pokémon maintain a high quality of their manufacture process. Even though it is possible that misprints are produced, they are usually either well known or they are just printer ...

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Pokémon attacks which deal no damage
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They might be just weak cards designed as a filler for an expansion, but most of the time those cards can further evolve into much stronger Pokémon. Speaking about Cosmog and Cosmoem, those cards ...

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Are effects from attacks mandatory or optional?
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They are mandatory. With a simple comparison: You can see that Alolan Sandslash's attack is mandatory, because it uses imperative tense, whereas Hitmonchan's first attack is not, because it uses "...

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When do you flip a coin for conditions
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According to Rulebook, page 15: Asleep Turn the Pokémon counterclockwise to show that it is Asleep. If a Pokémon is Asleep, it cannot attack or retreat. Between turns, flip a coin. If you flip heads, ...

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If I use a trainer card that removes damage, can I remove less than that amount of damage?
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In Pokémon, there are some core rules. Two of them are relevant here: "Do as much as you can" -> you can heal less than given amount of damage "Every card played must have some effect" -> you can't ...

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Can Alolan Muk use Tri Hazard GX attack even if opponent has no benched Pokémon?
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There's an official ruling for this attack in The Rulings Compendium Black and White (the official ruling source): Tri Hazard GX (Alolan Muk-GX - Burning Shadows) Q. If my opponent has no ...

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Poisoning as an attack in Pokemon TCG
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The Super Intense Poison attack of Toxapex-GX says: Super Intense Poison Your opponent's Active Pokémon is now Poisoned. Put 10 damage counters instead of 1 on that Pokémon between turns. ...

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