Do you have to attack Pokemon TCG?
You have to have the required amount of Energy attached to a Pokmon to use its attack, but you do not have to discard those cards to attack. The cards stay attached to your Pokmon unless the attack says otherwise!
Can you attack first turn Pokemon TCG?
The first player to move cannot attack first turn. The second player can. No one can evolve first turn. You can’t evolve a pokemon unless it has been in play for an entire turn.
Does evolving Pokemon remove damage counters?
1. Damage counters always stay when you evolve unless there’s a Poke Power/Poke Body that lets you. Special Conditions and all other effects are removed when you evolve, level up, go to the Bench, or go to the hand. Damage counters are also removed when the Pokemon card goes back to your hand.
Can you evolve a Pokemon on the bench?
EVOLVE Pokémon (as many as you want). This is called “evolving” a Pokémon. Note: You can’t evolve a Pokémon that you just played or evolved on that turn. Also, neither player can evolve a Pokémon on the first turn. And finally, yes, you can evolve a Pokémon on your Bench – that counts as “in play”!
How many GX Pokemon in a deck?
Only one GX move can be played per game, so if there are three different Pokémon-GX cards in your deck only one of the three GX moves can be used.