Article #12: Holon's Electrode (DS)

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Article #12: Holon's Electrode (DS)

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This was originally written in early 2007, so combos, ratings, etc. will be outdated.

Name: Holon's Electrode

Type: Lightning

HP: 70

Stage 1 (evolves from Holon's Voltorb)

(LC) Dazzle Blast 30
The Defending Pokemon is now Confused.

Energy Effect:
You may attach this as an Energy Card from your hand to 1 of your Pokemon that already has an Energy card attached to it. When you attach this card, return an Energy card attached to that Pokemon to your hand. While attached, this card is a Special Energy card and provides every type of Energy but 2 Energy at a time. (Has no effect other than providing Energy.)

Weakness: Fighting

Resistance: None

Retreat: None


HP: 70 is good for a Stage 1. You can increase it with either Energy Root or Low Pressure System (or both).

Stage 1 (Evolves from Holon's Voltorb): There's only one Holon's Voltorb out there, and that's in Delta Species. Holon's Voltorb also doubles as a single Colorless Energy.

Weakness: The only Fighting type to worry about right now is Exeggutor from Holon Phantoms, but otherwise you should have few problems. Of course, Protective Orb can work for you.

Resistance/Retreat: Since both are non-existant, I'll just move on to the next section.

Dazzle Blast: The damage is good for the Energy you put into it, although Confusion isn't that strong.

Energy Effect: THIS is what this card's all about! This card is a nice alternative to Double Rainbow Energy, and works on ANY Pokemon, even ex's! As long as you have at least one Energy attached to that Pokemon, you can exchange it and get two Energy of any type. It works great on cards with attacks that need two different types of Energy, like Blaziken ex from Crystal Guardians. Another plus is that it counts as a Pokemon when not in play, so you can use cards like Master Ball and Celio's Network to seek it out or return it to your deck with Holon Farmer.


Holon Farmer, Celio's Network, Prof. Elm's Training Method, etc.: cards that can search out Pokemon can search this guy out. Easy, right?


Unlimited: A lot of people would rather use Double Colorless Energy in this format, since it provides 2 Energy with no drawback. Otherwise, you should use Electrode if you use more than one type in a deck. 6/10

Modified: Holon's Electrode is a lot better here. Since a majority of the decks played in this format have two or more types of Pokemon, this card, and its relatives Holon's Magneton/Castform, has seen a lot of play. 9/10

Limited: Since a majority of the Evolved Pokemon in Delta Species require Metal Energy, Holon's Electrode can help ease the Energy costs. 10/10


This card is easily one of the best cards in Delta Species, and helps make muli-colored decks playable.