Could this be the end for lucario? I've seen some post on the gym about this card. Being able to do 80 for 2 energy. But you have to have 1 Banette in the discard pile. Many cards can get a Banette into the discard such as Holon mentor, Tv reporter, Holon adventer. But After the attack you have to shuffle a Banette back to your deck. It is also possible to get a banette back to your discard pile by using cards like quick ball, pokenav and pokedex handy.(trainers) Then discarding them. Now lets have a look at banette's first attack. This attack is good combo with muk from SW. Muk poisons pokemon that have a :grass: energy. Which includs Multi energy, DRE, And delta rainbow. Now lets look at Banette's Weakness and resistance. It has a :dark: weekness which could be a problem. Becuase lots of people play absol(SW) Being able to do 40 dmg for 1 energy. Also hochicrow(sp?) could be a threat too. Banette has a Resistance to Colorless. Which includs a the pink death(blissy) and sally(SW) Banette L.42 – Psychic – HP80 Stage 1 – Evolves from Shuppet [.] Ghost Head: You may place any number of damage counters on Banette (you can’t reduce Banette’s HP to 0). Then, place the same number of damage counters on the Defending Pokemon. [P][P] Stacking Grudge: 40 damage. If any Banette is in your discard pile, this attack does an additional 40 damage. Choose 1 Banette from your discard pile, show it to your opponent, and shuffle it into your deck. Weakness: Darkness (+20) Resistance: Colorless (-20) Retreat: 1 So what do you think about banette?