New Zygarde-GX and Aether Foundation Employee Promos!

A new Zygarde-GX and Aether Foundation Employee Supporter card will be two promos players can get out of a promo booster pack at Japan’s upcoming Gym tournaments. Thanks goes to Bangiras and Franco T. for the translations!

We will get the Zygarde-GX with its shiny colors in June’s Shiny Zygarde-GX Box.

Zygarde-GX – Fighting – HP180
Basic Pokemon

[C] Osmosis: 20 damage.

[F][C][C] Cell Storm: 80 damage. Heal 30 damage from this Pokemon.

[F][F][C][C] Liberation GX: 120x damage. Your opponent reveals their hand. This attack does 120 damage times the number of Energy cards you find there. (You can’t use more than 1 GX attack in a game.)

When your Pokemon-GX is Knocked Out, your opponent takes 2 Prize cards.

Weakness: Grass (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 2


Aether Foundation Employee – Trainer
Supporter

Put 3 Alolan Pokemon from your discard pile into your hand.

You can play only 1 Supporter card during your turn (before your attack).

Remember, Zygarde-GX can use its GX attack multiple times per game with Bonnie!

Zygarde-GX can theoretically do 30,000 damage. :p (Updated multiple times cuz of math.)

Liberation GX x 58 Energy in your opponent’s hand (one Basic in their Active spot and one Prize out) = 6,960 damage.

You have Sky Field as your Stadium in play.

1x Machamp from Furious Fists on your Bench = 20 more damage.

1x Diancie Prism Star on your Bench (or another Machamp) = 20 more damage.

You played Iris this turn = 50 more damage.

You have 1x Magnezone from Plasma Storm on your Bench that lets you play a second Iris = 50 more damage.

You have 4x Porygon2 from Great Encounters on your Bench and play Iris four times (with VS Seeker) = 200 more damage.

You play 4x PlusPower = 40 more damage.

You play 4x Puzzle of Time to get back 4x PlusPower = 40 more damage.

You play Dowsing Machine to get back 1x PlusPower = 10 more damage.

4x Strong Energy attached to Zygarde = 80 more damage.

1x Choice Band attached to Zygarde = 30 more damage.

6,960 damage + 540 additional damage = 7,500 damage.

Now 7,500 damage x 4 for a Fighting Weakness on your opponent’s Active Pokemon with Vileplume from Boundaries Crossed on your Bench as your 8th Benched Pokemon = 30,000 damage.

Update again: UGGGH, you can play Broken Time-Space and Devolution Spray to keep playing the Porygon2 to keep playing Iris or Professor Kukui then Lysandre's Trump Card the Devolution Spray back in and rinse and repeat until your opponent stabs you with a mechanical pencil. Forget it, I ain’t spending anymore time on these theoretical scenarios! :x Someone tackle it in the comments!

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  1. SceptileSquad Leaf Blade!
    SceptileSquad

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    I like Aether Foundation Employee
     
  2. gumball51321 *thumbs up*
    gumball51321

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    M E D I O C R E
     
    Holden Sheeks likes this.
  3. Aussie Riolu Aspiring Trainer
    Aussie Riolu

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    The fact that Zygarde can use that GX Attack multiple times with Bonnie is scary.
     
  4. CrownAxe Aspiring Trainer
    CrownAxe

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    Aether employee is actually really good for Alolan Dugtrio
     
    Articuno_Aria likes this.
  5. bomboy2121 blaziken gx is meta
    bomboy2121

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    You can make a zygarde 100/50% deck useing ninja boy to cycle between them cuz there attack cost is the same and bonnie works with both (based on the names we got).
    I will surely make a deck out of it
     
    Professor_jplap likes this.
  6. jessalakasam Floette is love Floette is life
    jessalakasam

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    We just found the 8th GX :p
     
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  7. xxwishxx92 Aspiring Trainer
    xxwishxx92

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    (Liberation GX x 58 Energy in your opponent’s hand (one Basic in their Active spot and one Prize out) + Strong Energy x4 + Regirock EX x4 + Choice Band against oppenent GX ) x Fighting Weakness = 14,220 damage
     
  8. DMYSYS DUMMY SYSTEM
    DMYSYS

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    IMO Zygarde GX would be broken with a lower Energy cost – i.e. Liberation GX for [F][C][C] would let it start trying for T2 donks by doing disproportionate damage while your opponent is setting up, but [F][F][C][C] makes it unlikely. You need way too much set up every single turn (Zygarde GX w/ Energy attached + Stadium in play and Bonnie every subsequent turn) for this guy to have any impact.
     
  9. MultX Aspiring Trainer
    MultX

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    Zygarde-GX is trash, EX version is just better.

    Aether Employee is good, but in which deck... I can think only of Alolan Ninetales and Dugtrio right now
     
  10. Mr. Rhyperior The Drill Pokemon. An evolve form of Rhydon.
    Mr. Rhyperior

    Member

    Yay!
    • Z50-GX - The GX atk is expensive but worth it spammable with Bonnie, but it depends on the no. of energy the opponent is running per deck. If the opponent runs <6 energy, you have a less chance of hitting 120. If something like Ho-oh, that runs 10-15 Energy, you almost guarantee to hit 120. The first atk, trash. The 2nd atk can KO Zoroark via Choice Band, nothing more to say. 4-5 Geodudes.
    • Aether Grunts - Guarantee 1-of in Alolan-focused decks. 3 Geodudes
    • 8th SM6 GX - We crossed our fingers to Z50
     
  11. MultX Aspiring Trainer
    MultX

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    As for max damage shenanigans, Dual Brains Magnezone can give 2 Iris in the turn :D
     
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  12. Gameguard Aspiring Trainer
    Gameguard

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    Guess again that one already in list. The 8th one either alolan rat or the sand castle one, forget its name.
     
  13. AuraJackle Aspiring Trainer
    AuraJackle

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    Still can't beat t-tar though
     
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  14. Rocket The Shellos Aspiring Trainer
    Rocket The Shellos

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    In expanded you can cut a Regirock for Plasma Magnezone and play 2 Iris
     
  15. Aera14 Aspiring Trainer
    Aera14

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    That's what I was thinking run this with the other Zygarde GX would help the deck a lot tho one your opponent catches wind of what you'er doing the going to ditch the extra energy in there hand.
     
  16. pete Aspiring Trainer
    pete

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    Liberation GX x 58 Energy in your opponent’s hand (one Basic in their Active spot and one Prize out) x 2 for Fighting Weakness x 2 with Vileplume from Boundaries Crossed on your Bench + Sky Field as your Stadium in play + 4x Machamp from Furious Fists on your Bench + 1 Diancie Prism Star on your Bench + 2x empoleon breakthrough after super scoop up removing your plasma storm magnezone to use 2 supporters and replacing it with the diancie prism star on your Bench + 4x Strong Energy attached to Zygarde + 1 Choice Band attached to Zygarde + you played Iris twice for 50 each damage this turn +4 plus power+4 puzzle of time to reuse 4 plus power+4 recycle to reuse plus power+1 dowsing machine for reusing 1 plus power = 29760 4(58x120+80(strong energy)+30(choice band)+100(iris twice)+80(machamps)+20(diancie)+40(empoleon)+40(plus power)+40(puzzle of time)+40(recycle)+10(dowsing machine) ) more math i think thats all we can do 29760
     
    Last edited: Feb 25, 2018
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  17. AuraJackle Aspiring Trainer
    AuraJackle

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    Riddle me this if the opponent has 58 energies in their hand and a dark or normal Pokemon active with no attachments how did they take 5 prizes.
    There is an answer but it makes choice band not work
     
  18. pete Aspiring Trainer
    pete

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    you blew up electrode 5 times
     
  19. Water Pokémon Master I like Pokemon more than you. :D
    Water Pokémon Master

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    We're still updating the math, now we're trying to account for Porygon2 from Great Encounters.
     
  20. Charmander Cyndaquil was taken :<
    Charmander

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    Like someone said, you can add a Dual Brains Magnezone in place of one Regirock EX.

    Also, you've forgotten PlusPower! If we're just considering Expanded, you can play 4 PlusPower, 4 Puzzle of Time, 4 Recycle (assuming you flip 4 heads and have another way to get the PlusPowers from deck such as Bicycle/Acro Bike/Order Pad) and 1 Dowsing Machine ACE SPEC. This gives a total of 13 uses of PlusPower for 130 more damage, before Weakness.