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Discussion in 'Cards: Strategy and Rulings Discussion' started by kawrd, Apr 19, 2008.

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  1. kawrd

    kawrd New Member

    Hi, i havent played since the fossil set and im looking to start up again, the store near me has the 3 diamond and pearl theme decks, the 3 great encounter theme decks, and the 2 mysterious treasure theme decks, it also has the starter pack thing with 2 30 card decks. I was wondering if anyone knew which of these i should get? and had a list of what cards are in each of them.. thanks alot!
     
  2. KAZUTO!!!

    KAZUTO!!! New Member

    Well, it depends on what you want to make. I'd recomend buying the Infernape or Empoleon starter decks, or the Darkrai one, because all three have usable cards (Porygon-Z, Infernape, Empoleon, and Darkrai). I'd then recomend getting boosters to help make better decks. The Starter Pack can be good for beginners, but only Lucario is actually good in them. My advice.
     
  3. kawrd

    kawrd New Member

    thanks alot man, do you know where i could find a list of what cards are in what decks? also what boosters would be best to start off with?
     
  4. KAZUTO!!!

    KAZUTO!!! New Member

    The list of cards is probally somewhere on the Gym, I'll try to find it now. And as for boosters, well, again, it depends on what you want to make. Secret Wonders boosters are probally the best, because they have some of the best cards in the game. However, Great Encounters can be a nice place to start, it has Pachirisu and Claydol, 2 of the most commonly used cards in the game.
     
  5. kawrd

    kawrd New Member

    thanks alot ill probably get the empoleon or darkrai theme deck and get some secret wonders boosters, cheers for looking for the card lists i couldnt find them and i really wana see whats in the decks before i buy them = (
     
  6. KAZUTO!!!

    KAZUTO!!! New Member

    Well... one thing you could do is look at the back of the Starter Decks... that will have the list. Now, back to my search for lists. :p
     
  7. kawrd

    kawrd New Member

    na bro i cant i tried, they have a stupid plastic thing around them, some security thing and u cant see the back of the box..........

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    plz say youve found them :( lol
     
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2008
  8. KAZUTO!!!

    KAZUTO!!! New Member

    Well, I can't find them, but in Empoleon I know that Empoleon is the only good card, and in Darkrai, Darkrai and Porygon-Z are the only good cards. Empoleon is the best of the 3, but you need 3 and a Lv.X or 4 to make it work well. Porygon-Z is the 2nd best, but you need 3 or 4 for it to work well, plus a lot of different types of Energy. Darkrai is 3rd, but you need 2 Darkrai and 2 Darkrai Lv.X for it to work well.
     
  9. Ledyba

    Ledyba New Member

    I hope this comes in time for your needs and helps. I know how frustrating it is to look for these lists and can't find them. I added the other two deck lists from Great Encounters as well for anyone else who finds this and might want those.

    Diamond & Pearls Theme Deck List

    ROYAL FROST --aka Empoleon Deck


    1x Empoleon
    2x Prinplup
    4x Piplup
    1x Floatzel
    4x Buizel
    2x Magneton
    4x Magnemite
    1x Noctowl
    4x Hoothoot
    2x Goldeen
    2x Rival
    2x PlusPower
    2x Energy Switch
    1x Double Full Heal
    2x Energy Search
    2x Potion
    18x Water Energy
    6x Metal Energy

    Great Encounters Theme Decks

    Endless Night (TCG) - aka Darkrai Deck

    1x Darkrai
    2x Cacturne
    4x Cacnea
    1x Beedrill
    2x Kakuna
    4x Weedle
    1x Houndoom
    4× Houndour
    4× Slugma
    2x Zangoose
    2x Quick Ball
    2x Energy Search
    2x Potion
    1x Leftovers
    2× Roseanne's Research
    2× Amulet Coin
    10x Grass Energy
    8× Fire Energy
    6× Darkness Energy

    Eternal Time (TCG) - aka Dialga Deck

    1× Dialga
    1× Porygon-Z
    2× Porygon2
    4× Porygon
    2× Solrock
    2× Lunatone
    1× Primeape
    4× Makuhita
    4× Togepi
    2× Skarmory
    2× Poké Ball
    2× Energy Search
    2× Switch
    1× Amulet Coin
    2× Professor Oak's Visit
    2× Leftovers
    16× Fighting Energy
    8× Metal Energy

    Infinite Space (TCG) - aka Palkia Deck

    1x Palkia
    1x Exploud
    2x Loudred
    4x Whismur
    1x Slowking
    4x Slowpoke
    4x Buizel
    2x Arbok
    4x Ekans
    2x Krabby
    2x Dusk Ball
    2x Energy Search
    2x Potion
    1x Moonlight Stadium
    2x Felicity's Drawing
    2x Amulet Coin
    16x Water Energy
    8x Psychic Energy
     
  10. KAZUTO!!!

    KAZUTO!!! New Member

    Oh, oops, I was mixing up the Porygon-Z with Beedrill :(

    So, now Dialga is actually a good Starter deck too, because it has Porygon-Z. And, it has Lunasol.
     

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