Lavaflow too strong?

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  1. smileydude560

    smileydude560 New Member

    I got the SW Lavaflow and slightly changed it and I played my brothers and I was unbeatable. All I did was change the trainers. Can anyone tell me why?
     
  2. larllt

    larllt New Member

    uhhhh...what decks are your brothers playing?
     
  3. B_B_C

    B_B_C New Member

    Because your brothers stink or they are playing grass.
     
  4. smileydude560

    smileydude560 New Member

    One had an extremely powerful fire and a really powerful water.

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    I just play-tested it against all of my other custom decks and It PWNED! i played it against a deck with 2 DP Rhyperoir, 2 Pk Machamp and a MT Rampardos. It pwned. I'm about to try it against a Phycic deck. BTW, my brothers do not stink. for the longest time i had a losing steak ever since i started Pokemon.
     
    Last edited: Nov 11, 2007
  5. Lakak

    Lakak New Member

    hint hint: tell your brothers to wake up first before playing them.
     
  6. B_B_C

    B_B_C New Member

    how about posting the deck list? Then we will deside if lavaflow is 'broken'.
     
  7. taylor2007

    taylor2007 New Member

    pm me the list
     
  8. smileydude560

    smileydude560 New Member

    Magmortar 1
    Magmar 3
    Venusaur 1
    Ivysaur 2
    Bulbasaur 4
    Charmeleon 3
    Charmander 4
    Growlithe 3
    Arcanine 1
    DP Heracross 1
    MT Tropius 1
    Team Galactic's Mars 2
    Pokeball 2
    Dusk Ball 1
    Pro elm's Training Method 2
    Team Galactic's Wager 1
    Bebe's Search 1
    Note: this is my slightly modified version. Find the original at http://www.theintoy.co.uk/product_info.php?products_id=3312

    I worked for my parents for 4 hours to get this deck. (easy) Click. That Was Easy.
     
  9. Absoltrainer

    Absoltrainer Active Member

    you have no bulbasaur
     
  10. Mew*

    Mew* Active Member

    Sorry, but Magmortar is by no means broken. Blissey has a similar attack that truly is broken. Why not try that? Something must be wrong if your brothers can't bring down a single Magmortar...
     
  11. smileydude560

    smileydude560 New Member

    oops i forgot to list that.

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    its the trainers. they enable me to get any of my strong pokemon within 4 turns. w00t
     
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  12. hectagonman

    hectagonman New Member

    Hmm it seems you just play casual. If you played actual Premier tournaments you'd get stomped.
     
  13. larllt

    larllt New Member

    Unless your opponents are on aquadots, you'll have a hard time with this at tournies.
     
  14. Sandslash7

    Sandslash7 <a href="http://pokegym.net/forums/showpost.php?p=

    In actual tournaments, It's pretty standard to get out the Pokemon you need by T2/3 tops. T4 is pushing the ability of your deck to come back from that far behind in setup time.

    Blissey is easily T2-3 doing 40-60 damage, and Mario is doing 40+20 by T2/3 as well.

    Magmortar can't hold a candle (pardon the pun) to the common decks out in normal tourneys.

    If you want, you can post your list in the deck help and strategy forum, and we can give it an overhaul.


    So, to answer your question: No. Lavaflow is actually a pretty sub-mediocre deck, and not strong...
     
  15. Burninating_Torchic

    Burninating_Torchic New Member

    Protip: Theme decks, even slightly altered ones, aren't broken.
    In fact, most people use them to make jokes when commenting on how bad another deck is.
    While I'm not arguing that you could have easily defeated your friends in casual play, you usually won't be able to get more than one win (if that) with one at a real tournament.
    Look at some of the decks in the "Archetypes" forum here, and read their strategies. Those are examples of decks that can survive in competitive play.
     

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