August 5, 2021

What parents need to know about Pokemon?

As an adult one may not know a lot of things that might be common to one age group and even though pokemon is well-known among adults, not everybody would be aware of the game. However, it becomes very important that you are exposed to the insights into how it works before your kids ask about it. Though kids are a good start to learn about, you must use your won knowledge to be part of your child’s journey.

What is Pokemon?

Pokemon is a name that dominates animation since the time of its beginning. It has a TV show, an animated series, toys, video games, and card games. Over the two decades, it has carved such a space in the entertainment industry that it has become synonymous with animation. The initial task is to catch all of the pokemon in the game.

Pokemon cards:

These are the cards with Pokémon characters on them. The first thing that needs to be kept in mention is that each card will have a value attached to it that can be employed in a battle against the others. Now that your kids have started to show interest in the game and what best can there be than to be involved in the game that can help in strengthening the bond between you two. As your children start collecting the cards, he may do so to collect the cards just for the fun of it or to indulge in the battle against the opponents. The task is to build a deck that is of sixty cards, but you have to make sure that the values make the decks stronger than the rest. There is no dearth of cards and they are released every time, so you won’t have any problem getting them, but the rare ones are hard.

Types of cards:

There are three types of cards that you will have to use – Character cards, Energy cards, and trainer cards.

Character cards;

This is the card that will have a type; whether that is evolved, advanced, or just the basic. There can be some pokemon that can’t evolve or many are advanced, say legendary. In addition to that, there are energy cards, and no matter what kind of deck you have, you will need them and they will be with the pack you buy. Trainer cards are used during the battle. The rules are mentioned on them.

How to tell the rarity of the card?

Getting your hands on a rare card is nop walk in the park, but once you get that, you must know who to identify it. There are however symbols that indicate a card. For instance, a circle on the card means it’s common, a diamond is a symbol for uncommon and a star for rarity.


Knowing a game before you try with your kid or friend or anyone is the best thing to do. It helps you to bond, share and experience a time that can’t be replicated.

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