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Bench Damage Bugs


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19 November 2018 - 02:10 AM



    Rookie Trainer



Card: Machoke
Card Number: Guardians Rising # 64
Expected Action: Prevent all damage done to your Benched Pokémon by your opponent's attacks. Your opponent’s attacks and Abilities can't put damage counters on your Benched Pokémon.
Actual Action: Pokemon ability (Giratina Lost thunder #97) puts damage counters on benched pokemon
Steps to Reproduce: Evolved ditto prism star into machoke. Opponent used Giratina from discard pile to put damage counters on benched pokemon.


Card: Sky Pillar
Card Number: Celestial Storm #144
Expected Action: Prevent all effects of the opponents attacks, including damage, done to benched Pokemon. (both yours and your opponents)
Actual Action: Prevents damage from Spell tag (Lost Thunder #190)
Steps to Reproduce: With Sky Pillar active, knock out a Pokemon with Spell Tag attached. Spell Tag is unable to put damage counters on benched Pokemon.


Thanks Mod_snow for providing proper formatting

Edited by PACHOPPAS, 19 November 2018 - 02:12 AM.

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22 November 2018 - 05:38 PM



    Rookie Trainer

  • ApertureB

Ya I can confirm that this happens.  Incredibly annoying to play machoke for this specific reason only for it to just not work against Giratina.

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