Who goes first in a Pokemon card battle?
The winner of the coin flip decides which player goes first. Shuffle your 60-card deck and draw the top 7 cards. Check to see if you have any Basic Pokémon in your hand. Put one of your Basic Pokémon face down as your Active Pokémon.
Can you mix and match Pokemon cards?
1 Answer. If you are playing casually you can mix any cards you want to as long as you have exactly 60 cards in your deck and no more than 4 of a given card (other than basic energy).
Do you discard Energy cards in Pokemon?
You have to have the required amount of Energy attached to a Pokémon to use its attack, but you don't have to discard those cards to attack. The cards stay attached to your Pokémon unless the card says otherwise!
How do you always win Pokemon card battles?
You can win the game in 3 ways: Take all of your Prize cards. Knock Out all of your opponent's in-play Pokémon. If your opponent can't draw a card at the start of his or her turn. Shake hands with your opponent.