empoleon question

Discussion in 'Cards: Strategy and Rulings Discussion' started by larllt, Sep 16, 2007.

  1. larllt

    larllt New Member

    I'm debating whether to run, in my BR deck, 4 empoleon, no lv. X, or 3 and the X.

    Suggestions?
     
  2. pichu bros. rox

    pichu bros. rox New Member

    4 and no Level X
     
  3. L00p_H01eS

    L00p_H01eS New Member

    4 and no level X with no hesitation..

    reasons:

    4 empoleon just gives the deck more consistency and more chance of u drawing into them when u need them..

    lvl X does nothing in this deck. extra 10 more dmg but u cant atkk next turn u cant risk ur opponent attking twice while u attk once
     
  4. therage

    therage New Member

    3 and lv.x
    supreme command is SO USEFUL.
    with tgw,make them possibly go down to 3,then supreme command.....GG.
    you can night maintinence your empoloens back anyway.
     
  5. The Phenom1993

    The Phenom1993 New Member

    sniping someone on the bench for 80 is sweet, but the drawback is he casn't attack then. just play some switches and warp points and that should be fixed.
     
  6. larllt

    larllt New Member

    what?
     
  7. larllt

    larllt New Member

  8. Skull Bash

    Skull Bash New Member

    Because it really isn't, he's just saying that.
     
  9. Dark_Fyre

    Dark_Fyre New Member

    bingo

    the answer: it all depends on your deck
    if you run a 4-3-4 line of empoleon with 4 cessason crystals, then 0 lv x\'s are the play
    if you run like 3-2-3 or 3-3-3 or 4-3-3, then one lv x is the play
     
  10. The_Envoy_of_Chaos

    The_Envoy_of_Chaos New Member

    What are your grounds for that assupmtion?
     
  11. bugsbite

    bugsbite New Member

    I find a 4-4-3 line of Empoleon works best for me, the lv x slows it down.
     
  12. PokeMontoya

    PokeMontoya New Member

    no switch or warp needed if you use the mantyke/mantine engine
     
  13. skarmory777

    skarmory777 New Member

    The basis of an empoelon deck is more about prinplup and just showering until they have so much damage racked up that empoleon's extra 20 damage gives you 2KO's in one turn. I prefer 4-4-3 no Lv.X. Use the extra card that would be empoleon for a celio's. Fetch anything.
     
  14. The Phenom1993

    The Phenom1993 New Member

    why 4-4-3?
    if you need another empoleon what do you do?
    play 4-4-4 that would be more consistent.
     
  15. skarmory777

    skarmory777 New Member

    But what if you dont need empoleon? you use prinplup more than empoleon anyway(at least i do). And if i dont need empoleon right away then it's a waste of a card.
     
  16. Dark_Fyre

    Dark_Fyre New Member

    you will never pull out 4 empoleon in a single game
    ever
    i can guartuntee it (unless you are in seniors or juniors...)
    lv x can drop down, take two cards from your opponents hand, and smack their bench for 80 out of no where

    \"but then he cant attack next turn\"
    so? its called retreating, or dropping it on an empoleon who is about to die and sniping for 80, then empoleon dies
    seriously, who cares if he cant attack, there are so many ways out of it its ridiculous
     
  17. doctormcdreamy

    doctormcdreamy New Member

    i run 4-4-4 empoleon. with a 1-0-1-1 torterra tech. that card is so broken. ;) ;)
     
  18. lolganium

    lolganium New Member

    LVX is good, game winning in fact. but i don't think it's the right play
     
  19. L00p_H01eS

    L00p_H01eS New Member


    ROFL R U KIDDING ME???
     
  20. Regis_Neo

    Regis_Neo Moderator

    I still think Empoleon Lv X is good, but I guess it depends on what the focus of your deck is.
     

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