Making quite an impact
The Pokémon Sword & Shield - Lost Origin expansion is now available for the Pokémon Trading Card Game, featuring lots of new cards for you to play with. To help you out, the Pokémon Company has shared a new article featuring strategy tips for one of those cards in particular: Giratina VSTAR.
Giratina VSTAR’s Lost Impact attack does enough damage to Knock Out any Pokémon VSTAR, including the popular Origin Forme Palkia VSTAR and Arceus VSTAR. Lost Impact requires a Grass, a Psychic, and a Colorless Energy, and you have to put 2 Energy attached to your Pokémon in the Lost Zone. And yet somehow Giratina VSTAR’s other attack, Star Requiem, is a bit more difficult to use, as it requires you to have at least 10 cards in the Lost Zone. The effort is worth it, however: Star Requiem will Knock Out any Pokémon in the game, even the bulkiest of Pokémon VMAX. In addition to its strong attacks, Giratina VSTAR’s 280 HP and its lack of Weakness make it difficult to Knock Out.
Click here for the full in-depth examination of Giratina VSTAR, including how to best build a deck around it and utilize it in battle.