Pojo's Pokemon news, tips, strategies and more!

Pokemon Home


Price Guide Set List

Message Board

Pokemon GO Tips

Pokemon News

Featured Articles

Trading Card Game
- Price Guide
- Price Guide
- Card of the Day
- Professional Grading
- Killer Deck Reports
- Deck Garage
- William Hung
- Jason Klaczynski
- Jeremy's Deck Garage
- Johnny Blaze's Banter
- TCG Strategies
- Rulings Help
- Apprentice & Patch
- Apprentice League
- Spoilers & Translations
- Official Rules
- Featured Event Reports
- Top of the World
- An X-Act Science
- Error Cards
- Printable Checklist
- Places to Play

Nintendo Tips
- Red/Blue
- Yellow
- Gold & Silver
- Crystal
- Ruby & Sapphire
- Fire Red & Leaf Green
- Emerald
- Pinball
- TCG cart
- Stadium
- PuPuzzle League
- Pinball: Ruby/Sapphire
- Pokemon Coliseum
- Pokemon Box
- Pokemon Channel

GameBoy Help
- ClownMasters Fixes
- Groudon's Den
- Pokemon of the Week

E-Card Reader FAQ's
- Expedition
- Aquapolis
- Skyridge
- Construction Action Function
- EON Ticket Manual

Deck Garage
- Pokemaster's Pit Stop
- Kyle's Garage
- Ghostly Gengar

- Episode Listing
- Character Bios
- Movies & Videos
- What's a Pokemon?
- Video List
- DVD List

Featured Articles

Pojo's Toy Box

Books & Videos


Advertise With Us
- Sponsors


About Us
Contact Us

Yu Yu Hakusho
Harry Potter
Vs. System

Pojo's Pokémon Card of the Day


 Floral Crown

- XY BREAKpoint

Date Reviewed:
April 14, 2016

Ratings & Reviews Summary

Standard: 1.15
Expanded: 1.10
Limited: 3.50

Ratings are based on a 1 to 5 scale.
1 being horrible.  3 ... average.  5 is awesome.

Back to the main COTD Page


Floral Crown (Generations RC26/RC32) is a Pokémon Tool which, at the end of your opponent’s turn, heals 20 damage from the Basic Pokémon to which it is attached.  The bold text is to draw attention to why this card is only good if you want to make your Pokémon look prettier if you have a vivid imagination.  Right now the game is about hitting hard and fast.  Soaking damage, either with increased HP or protective effects, is far preferable to healing.  Still Floral Crown might have some use.  Being restricted to Basic Pokémon shrinks its potential niche, but the big thing is that instead of triggering between turns it only triggers at the end of your opponent’s turn.  This means it can’t even be as nice as one would hope for Basics that inflict self-damage. 

Don’t bother with this for Standard or Expanded.  If you are fortunate enough to find a Limited Format event using Generations, then this finally becomes a good card.  Damage output tends to be slower here so healing 20 at the end of your opponent’s turn might actually happen before the Pokémon equipped with Floral Crown can be KO'd or discarded.  It might even get to trigger multiple times. 


Standard 1.15/5 

Expanded: 1.1/5 

Limited: 3.5/5 

Summary: Floral Crown is a brain new Pokémon Tool and I wanted something that didn’t take as much time in case the previous two reviews took longer than anticipated.  Plus I was finishing up my taxes yesterday.  So in that respect Floral Crown has served its purpose.  

Copyright© 1998-2016 pojo.com
This site is not sponsored, endorsed, or otherwise affiliated with any of the companies or products featured on this site. This is not an Official Site.