Are the any legal cards that are not used at all?

Discussion in 'Cards: Strategy and Rulings Discussion' started by AlanJLegend, Jun 8, 2008.

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  1. AlanJLegend

    AlanJLegend New Member

    I was thinking earlier, are there any legal cards in Modified format that are not used at all? And by 'not at all' I mean used by less that 50 or so people worldwide or something to that effect. I'm sure there are many from the EX sets, but what about DP-on?

    The first one that comes to mind is Ursaring MT. I have never battled anybody with Ursy in their deck, and I have never read a decklist on here or 'Beach with him in it.

    Another is Night Pokemon Center. I have heard that it is used in Wailord decks, but I haven't seen many of them. It is such a bad card, I can't think of any reason why anybody would want to use it in the first place.

    Please post any more you can think of :thumb:
  2. Labman

    Labman New Member

    Old rod is probaly the least used card in format. But as for DP on, there are several cards that see little attention like raticate or delibird. And dont forget cards such as pikachu*.
    Last edited: Jun 9, 2008
  3. Prime

    Prime Content Developer<br>Blog Admin<br>Contest Host

    Night Pokemon Center would be the least played imho. I have a friend who plays Old Rod in all his decks, so I don't think that is the least played card.
  4. TeamPwnyJF

    TeamPwnyJF Member

    Yep, Night Pokemon Center...I remember thinking about this discussion when I saw the card for the first time...
  5. AlanJLegend

    AlanJLegend New Member

    Another one I just remembered is Seviper GE.

    Does anybody play it at all?
  6. Dennis Hawk

    Dennis Hawk New Member

    I wouldn't be worried about Seviper GE, as it's at least half-decent. Other legal sevipers are so much worse.

    My picks:
    - Pokémon Fan Club (I've never even seen this card)
    - Delta pokémon (Well, at least ones like Mewtwo d)
    - Holon Phantoms (let's count the Rare Candies as GE cards)
    - Night Pokémon Center (Hey, Rival is good)
    - Ursaring MT (Unown P is here, your time is now!)
  7. Jason

    Jason New Member

    Haha. my picks would be:

    The entire Bidoof line.

    Aww...poor bidoofs - these pokemon got no love in competitive, hehe.
  8. Ignatious

    Ignatious New Member

    There is A TON of cards that I never see play, even by the little kids at my store. Kids play with flashy exotic cards, even if they are bad. Pick out nearly every evolution line from any given set, and I'd say "no one uses it".
  9. Alazor

    Alazor Active Member


    I lost to a Ursaring deck in Fall Battle roads, they played it with Boost Energy and Gardervior (Power Keepers). It was awful.
  10. Magic_Umbreon

    Magic_Umbreon Researching Tower Scientist, Retired

    Fan Club was a 9th mentor in my Redshift for a short while during testing.
  11. Garch

    Garch <a href="

    Mom's kindnes. :lol:
  12. masterryanx

    masterryanx New Member

    Despite being a terrible card, it still happens to make it's way into decks, mainly those of people who don't know any better. So, you can't really say it's unplayed.

    Anyway, my vote goes to Night Pokemon Center as well.
  13. zthunderz2

    zthunderz2 New Member

    that fat cat
    Ive never seen anybody play that, bibarel, the old chatot, and many others
  14. Kabutops141

    Kabutops141 New Member

    The new Chingling.
  15. Lawman

    Lawman Active Member

    The 1st Rotom (GE), bidoof, cherubi and cherrim, dunsparce, finneon, Claydol EX (I had to toss this in there for the Lafonte crew Nats 2007), pachi (DP one), uxie, mesprit and azelf

    Those are the ones that come to mind

  16. TLesky

    TLesky Active Member

    IMO, Purugly. Bad name, bad art, bad attacks, no powers..... Nuff said:thumb:
  17. V_For_Vendetta

    V_For_Vendetta New Member

    Night Pokemon Center. A trainer with only a 25% chance of doing anything good and just as high a chance of crippling the pokemon you are trying to save?
  18. TeamPwnyJF

    TeamPwnyJF Member

    Yeah, I know someone mentioned Pokemon Fan Club, that saw some play in some T2 Kricketune as well. Purugly is a good useful card. Also, the mention of Holon Phantoms, Flygon d saw alot of play in the fall for Flyvire...
  19. Lucario EX

    Lucario EX Moderator<br>Fanfic Contest Host

    Relicanth HP. Claydol EX is an okay tech in decks that already run Claydol GE.

    DP-on Dewgong MT.
  20. Phazon Elite

    Phazon Elite New Member

    Goes to show that even nubsausers know when a card is terrible.

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