Rotom, Heat Rotom, and Fan Rotom from SM5!

Joining Mow Rotom in SM5 are a new Heat Rotom, Fan Rotom, and regular Rotom! Thanks goes to Hannes S. for their translations!

Heat Rotom – Fire – HP90
Basic Pokemon

Ability: Rotomotor
If there are 9 or more Pokemon Tool cards in your discard pile, ignore the attack costs of this Pokemon.

[R][C][C] Heat Blast: 80 damage.

Weakness: Water (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 1


Rotom – Lightning – HP70
Basic Pokemon

Ability: Rotomotor
If there are 9 or more Pokemon Tool cards in your discard pile, ignore the attack costs of this Pokemon.

[L][L][L] Plasma Slash: 120 damage. This Pokemon can’t attack during your next turn.

Weakness: Fighting (x2)
Resistance: Metal (-20)
Retreat: 1


Fan Rotom – Colorless – HP70
Basic Pokemon

Ability: Rotomotor
If there are 9 or more Pokemon Tool cards in your discard pile, ignore the attack costs of this Pokemon.

[C][C][C] Spinning Spin: This attack does 20 damage to each of your opponent’s Pokemon. (Don’t apply Weakness and Resistance for Benched Pokemon.)

Weakness: Lightning (x2)
Resistance: Fighting (-20)
Retreat: 0

Now we just need Wash Rotom and Frost Rotom and we’ll have all of Rotom’s forms!

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  1. GekkisaiDaiNi The light flickers. I flicker back.
    GekkisaiDaiNi

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    Okay so this is a deck now.
     
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  2. Alakazam90125 Aspiring Trainer
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    Now they just need to print an efficient way to get so many tools in discard. Battle Compressor?
     
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  3. GekkisaiDaiNi The light flickers. I flicker back.
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    Gourgeist maybe? Idk
     
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  4. Jadethepokemontrainer Ready for anything!
    Jadethepokemontrainer

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    Unfortunately meh. The abilities are definitely interesting, I can see how they might be fun to play, but I don't see them working in their own deck. What first came to mind for me was late game in Gorgiest decks. Once all your tools are in the discard and you can't get them back use the Rotoms. Dunno, might be fun.
     
  5. Jadethepokemontrainer Ready for anything!
    Jadethepokemontrainer

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    lol Fan Rotom's attack "Spinning Spin" 10/10 name
     
  6. treyh37 Watcher of Thorns
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    so assuming we get wash and frost rotom (safe bet) and including rotom dex + rotom dex poke finder mode you could have more then half your deck be some form of rotom.

    anyway these are nice but with trashalanche garbodor I doubt it will see much play.
     
  7. Nyora </3
    Nyora

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    WHERES MA FROSTY ROTOM?!
     
  8. Lord Goomy Got Goomies?
    Lord Goomy

    Member

    Pumpkin Bomb that can follow up to a bunch of Rotomotors?
    Oven Rotom: I suppose it hits for 160 against Golisopod...
    Regular Rotom: 120 is good, but the can't attack effect....
    Fanhead Rotom: FLYING FLIP!
    Of course, these Rotomotors get absolutely trashed by Garbotoxin, and 9 tools means Garb hits for 180...
    Still!
     
  9. xTITAN Training Aspirer
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    Actually Garb isn't a huge problem. You can run 4 Field Blower to get your own tools in the discard and the Rotoms have so little HP that you are getting OHKO'd anyways. 180 is the same as 80.
     
  10. xTITAN Training Aspirer
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    Reg. Rotom can hit for 120 per turn, with Guzma into Fan Rotom which has free retreat. Oven Rotom can hit 220 on Golisopod with Choice Band, and Mow Rotom can really slow down decks which run Special Energy. This could be played with Zoroark-GX and it would be pretty consistent as well.
     
  11. xTITAN Training Aspirer
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    Maybe some sort of Rotom Dex card?

    "Discard 2 tool cards from your hand. If you do, search your deck for 2 Pokemon with 'Rotom' in their name and put them into your hand. Shuffle your deck afterward."
     
  12. wonderful_whismur The most wonderful whismur in the world
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    I don't think this is a deck. More like splash one in if you need a last game option for super effective damage or utility (like fan or mow rotom).
     
  13. Cottonmouth25 Flying-type Enthusiast
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    "Spinning Spin". Okay, Rotom, if you say so. XD
     
  14. cardgjammer Aspiring Trainer
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    The Fan Rotom:

    Poor man's Koko promo...

    ^ On the other hand, it needs 9 tool discards or more in order to become a little better than just poor man's Koko promo, as Koko needs 1 DCE to do the 20 to each, while Fan Rotom needs three total Energy unless its ability takes effect by the stated conditions: at least 9 tool cards in discard, in which case it needs none. "Little better" because Fan Rotom is not a Lightning-type, which Koko is...
     
  15. supermattdab0ss Sylveon is da b0ss
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    [​IMG][​IMG]Already exists...
     
  16. xTITAN Training Aspirer
    xTITAN

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    I haven't played the games before, are their any more forms of Rotom Dex?
     
  17. Water Pokémon Master I like Pokemon more than you. :D
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    RTFS.
     
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  18. xTITAN Training Aspirer
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    What does 'RTFS' mean? Sorry.
     
  19. fleshrum April in Kalos...
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    excited for this "archetype" tbh. Even if its bad.
     
  20. Mr. Rhyperior The Drill Pokemon. An evolve form of Rhydon.
    Mr. Rhyperior

    Member

    Just like Having Fan Rotom the Levitate ability
    • Rotom (Regular, Heat, Fan) - Now, I should thank Prof. pokebeach because he predict that this will happen. For now, it's 4 Geodudes, even though the 9+ tool requirement is a pain, having a free attack is GREAT! Even though it's underpowered.