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Discussion in 'Pokémon Trading Card Game' started by Water Pokémon Master, Dec 6, 2017.
My Infernape deck just got way better
The more I think about Dragonite the less I like trying to play fluffychomp with it. I think the play is to run it with Rimbombee, use an early dragonporter to load your bench with more Dragonites (the only problem is quickly getting them in discard w/o compressors), makes Super Boost Energy easier to activate to boot. IF you can get a t2 dragonite and Dragonporter off the deck actually sets up very fast. Zoroark is also a potential partner Zoroark/Garde style since you'll run DCE. We'll see what Lance does and if that claw looking card is Dragon Claw.
Noivern is probably the bigger beneficiary from Altaria since it allows you to take Distortion to 2HKO range on most of the game and can potentially boost its chaos wheel clone to OHKO territory on Zoroark with a choice band. Can't think of a bigger FU to that deck than the ability to hit 210 damage while also locking special energy attachment.
This card is kind of broken with Infernape. I was hoping it would be Dragon energy support though.
Love Zinnia, the best pokegirl ever!
Anyone else noticed that Dragonite's energies are [L] and [W] instead of [L] and [G]?
Oh yes, I am totally aware. I figure both stadiums in the deck will give you diversity in which one you use. Wela Volcano Park will not hold a burn when opponent is evolving. So Sea of Nothingness against evolution decks. and Wela Volcano Park for Basic or fully evolved decks later in the match.
Just some thoughts
I think Stadiums are usually more useful when you get the benefit right as you play them, like Altar of the Moone and Parallel City. I feel like whenever the burn gets the extra 20 damage or not, this stadium is more likely to get field blown or someone just puts down another stadium. I guess if you're desperate to get that 20 extra possible damage then maybe this gets play in a single specific deck, but if Sea of Nothingness has yet to see play, then that answers any question I had about this card's playability.
full art zinnia is going to look amazing along with full art lance.
WHOOHOO. Garchomp/Altaria is back in business being a budget deck that all of us like saying is good but probably never actually play!
Seriously though, I very much approve of this. It's a shame that Dragonite is not that good and Zinnia is so situational. But hey, I now get assurance that my troll Rainbow Energy reliant decks aren't going anywhere.
White Kyurem GX is actually pretty good.
I'd like to give the Dragonite a go. I can see it working with some rainbow energies. Maybe pair it with Drampa GX?
Zinnia with energy retrieval does help dragons a lot. If we also had double dragon energy dragons could actually be a little broken.
Why did they change Dragonite's attack energy requirements from Grass/Electric to Water/Electric? Are they no longer using the Pokemon's colors for attack types?
That's three playable Fire based cards now. At this rate, there could be a playable Fire deck in 2022 Expanded!
Oh boy oh boy!
For 3 colorless? Yes sir! On a stage 2? Nah.
White Kyurem GX:
Yes YESSSSSSS! This is quite good!
The Bird is Back.
Hmm, all this Dragon Support, and what Pokémon do she know throne a dragon?
Goomy, Sliggoo, and Goodra you say?
Called the stadium.
Not good, but I knew it was Wela.
1 energy for 70, someone get Charizard in here to learn a few things. I like Dragonite. Altaria is nice. Gonna be like everyone else though and say we really need a DDE reprint for these to see more love though.
Entei's Apes getting love. I'm actually really excited for this one.
WOAH!!! Burn Decks Incoming
I do expect that Cloud Chicken’s ability stacks, right? Because if it does, Ultra Prism Goomy can hit for 160 for a DCE with four Altaria on the bench, Devoured Field, 40 damage on it and a Choice Band.