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Standard Blastoise Vmax Decklist post rotation


Aspiring Trainer
hey guys,

been a while since i last made a deck list so this is very rough but just wanted a few tips on how to improve this one :)

##Pokémon - 17

* 1 Crobat V SHF 44
* 2 Eldegoss V PR-SW 84
* 4 Blastoise V PR-SW 101
* 3 Snom SHF 29
* 3 Frosmoth SSH 64
* 4 Blastoise VMAX PR-SW 103

##Trainer Cards - 33

* 4 Telescopic Sight VIV 160
* 4 Boss's Orders RCL 154
* 2 Crushing Hammer SSH 159
* 3 Evolution Incense SSH 163
* 1 Pal Pad SSH 172
* 3 Marnie SSH 169
* 1 Pokégear 3.0 SSH 174
* 4 Professor's Research SSH 178
* 3 Quick Ball SSH 179
* 3 Switch SSH 183
* 1 Rose DAA 168
* 2 Bird Keeper DAA 159
* 2 Nessa VIV 157

##Energy - 10

* 3 Wash {W} Energy VIV 165
* 7 Water Energy CIN 124

Total Cards - 60

Constantine Palaiologos

Master of deckbuilding
Honestly, I think the best way to go with this deck is to take out frosmoth and go full-on Rose. Frosmoth decks have shown to be REALLY inconsistent since the card came out. For this deck to pull off a T2 Attack, you need a snom and a Blastoise V on T1. Then you need a frosmoth, a Blastoise Vmax, 3 energy, and a switch card. This is simply unfeasible to do.

Blastoise also has the additional acceleration from grand falls to fall back on, so you only ever have to use Rose once, unlike other water Vmaxes like Inteleon. There was a recent article on this deck on Pokebeach. It is a premium article, but you can get the basics by reading the preview. The list is pre-rotation, so here's my take on the same deck post-rotation:

Pokemon (15)

3x Blastoise VMAX (PRSWSH #SWSH103)
4x Blastoise V (PRSWSH #SWSH101)
2x Kricketune V (SWSH5 #6)
2x Crobat V (SWSH3 #104)
1x Eldegoss V (SWSH2 #19)
1x Oranguru (SWSH1 #148)

Trainers (33)

4x Rose (SWSH3 #168)
3x Professor's Research (SWSH45 #60)
2x Marnie (SWSH1 #169)
2x Boss's Orders (SWSH45 #58)
1x Cheryl (SWSH5 #123)
4x Quick Ball (SWSH1 #179)
4x Switch (SWSH1 #183)
3x Telescopic Sight (SWSH4 #160)
3x Evolution Incense (SWSH1 #163)
4x Capacious Bucket (SWSH2 #156)
3x Pokegear 3.0 (SWSH1 #174)
2x Great Ball (SWSH1 #164)

Energy (12)

12x Water Energy (EVO #93)