Stepping Back into an Expanded World — Starting with Turbo Dark By: Caleb Gedemer Posted 8 months ago to Premium Article 3 comments While it might not look like much in the Standard format; in Expanded, Greninja and Zoroark-GX shines with Dark Patch and Max Elixir. Similar to Darkrai-EX, Greninja and Zoroark-GX has the Dark Pulse attack, this time dealing a 30 base damage with an additional 30 damage for each Darkness Energy in play. This gets super powerful very quickly and with all the Item based support as well as Darkrai-GX, you’ll OHKO Tag Team Pokemon-GX in no time. This deck has the strength to take it all the way in Pokemon’s Expanded format, but does it have the consistency and overall edge? Let’s get going! ContentsStarting Turbo Dark ListOptionsCurrent Dark Box ListMatchupsPlaying the Deck in GeneralConclusion Starting Turbo Dark List This deck hasn’t seen the light of day post-Cosmic Eclipse yet, but have no fear—nothing new was introduced. Turbo Dark has been the most played deck at both Expanded format tournaments in the United States this season so far and with bans imposed on most of the integral pieces to control decks, I see no reason for that popularity to subdue in any way. This deck hits hard and is easy to play; not to mention it’s super fun to flop a ton of Energy onto the board quickly. First we have the last top-placing list for the deck by Chris Stotts; this is from last format. If you'd like to continue reading PokeBeach's premium articles, consider purchasing a premium membership! It grants you full access to PokeBeach's premium articles and allows you to submit your deck lists and questions to our writers for advice! If you're not completely satisfied with your membership, you can request a full refund within 30 days! Simply cancel it in Paypal and then PM Water Pokemon Master for a full refund. No questions asked! Each subscription automatically renews at the end of its cycle, but you can stop or change it before then. 5.95 USD per 7 days Subscribe Weekly Subscription 5.95 / week. 14.97 USD per month Subscribe Monthly Subscription 14.97 / month. You'll also get a special subscriber badge under your avatar. 41.70 USD per 3 months Subscribe Quarterly Subscription Averages to 13.90 / month. You'll also get a special subscriber badge under your avatar and an Advanced Member banner.