Expanded Doll Stall — This Deck Breaks the Game

Alright everyone, today I’ve got another Expanded deck to share with you all. This one is a disruptive control deck, which is either fun or degenerate depending on who you’re talking to. Expanded recently got hit with several bans, with most of said bans being targeted at control cards. Powerful disruptive options such as: Reset Stamp, Chip-Chip Ice Axe, and, most importantly, Lt. Surge's Strategy have all been sent to the shadow realm in an effort to make Expanded more fun and fair. In lieu of control as an archetype getting nerfed to the point of being completely crippled, most people have assumed that control variants are done for in Expanded. We’ve seen lots of talk and League Cup results from the likes of Ultra Necrozma, Rowlet and Alolan Exeggutor-GX, and Zoroark-GX, but nobody is hyping up control.

Hand control as we know it has been wiped from existence. Peeking Red Card cannot fill the void left by Lt. Surge’s Strategy and Reset Stamp. However, more old-fashioned disruption decks have an opening to succeed in this new Expanded format, especially with several powerful options from Cosmic Eclipse.

PokeBeach Premium Subscription

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

    Weekly Subscription

    5.95 / week.
  • 14.97 USD per month

    Monthly Subscription

    14.97 / month. You'll also get a special subscriber badge under your avatar.
  • 41.70 USD per 3 months

    Quarterly Subscription

    Averages to 13.90 / month. You'll also get a special subscriber badge under your avatar and an Advanced Member banner.

Are you interested in contributing to PokeBeach's article program? If you are an accomplished player, you can apply for a writing postion here! If you prefer editing, you can also apply for an editing position here!

PokéBeach's news commenting system is completely integrated with our forums! , you can reply to this story's forum thread directly on this page with all of the forum's functionality!

Only article program subscribers can view this article’s comments. If you are interested in signing up, please visit the subscription page.