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Discussion in 'Deck Help and Strategy' started by Killjoy, Mar 18, 2008.

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  1. Killjoy

    Killjoy New Member

    was just wondering what people would think of an infernape/empo line for a deck. =D Comments and suggestions welcomed. First rough draft of the deck below...still in the works...


    4-3-3 Infernape
    4-3-3 Empoleon
    2 Spindas

    2 Celios Network
    2 Galatic Mars
    2 Team Galactic Wager
    2 Bill's Maintanence
    3 rare candy's
    2 Professor Oak
    2 Professor Rowan
    1 Rosanne

    8 Fire Energy
    6 Water Energy
    2 DRE
    Last edited: Mar 18, 2008
  2. kangaroo

    kangaroo New Member

    you really need 4 dre in here, and which oak is that?
    if Professor Oak's Visit,
    - 1 Monferno
    - 1 fire
    + 2 dre
    if Professor Oak's Research,
    - 2 Oaks' research
    +2 dre
  3. Flygon999

    Flygon999 New Member

    It could be the base set Oak,

    Total Oak cards invented:4

    Professor Oak
    Professor Oak Imposter
    Professor Oak's Research
    Professor Oak's Visit
  4. KAZUTO!!!

    KAZUTO!!! New Member

    Professor Oak and Professor Oak Imposter are rotated.
  5. Killjoy

    Killjoy New Member

    oops, sorry! it's professor oaks visit. =D
  6. charchar

    charchar New Member

    I think you have 54 cards only or was that on purpose so you can get suggestions?
    -2prof rowan
    +2prof oak visits
    -2bill's main
    Need to speed it up a little. Could add in pluspower if you want.It looks ok I guess.
  7. Prize_Card

    Prize_Card New Member

    I would turn the lines into 3-2-3 or 4-2-4 depending on whats played in your area. If its magmorter run a higher line of empoleon then infernape.. for a starter i would probaly switch it to something more helpful like stantler Sw, or absol sw.. etc.. and run 4 of it.. As for the trainers you need 4 celios so you can get your evolutions out faster, and you need a more steady trainer line.. try running something like

    4 celios
    4 rare candy
    3 roseanne's research
    3 Tv reporter/oaks visit
    3 team galactics wager
    2 night maintnance
    2 stevens advice
    1 copycat

    theres a basic trainer build.. you can switch it around to your liking though!

    As for the energy I would definatly run 4 double rainbow because you want t2 infernape or empoleon most of the time, and it also helps because empoleon attack cost is 3.
  8. Killjoy

    Killjoy New Member

    char char: no, that wasnt on purpose, thank you for pointing that out. i thought i had posted 60 cards. >.<

    Prize card: sounds good, ill think about your advice. =D when i went to the last regional in my area, it was a mix of different decks, GG, Empoleon, a magmortar deck my friend ran (his is too fast for my mine. >.<). So unfortunately i cant tune it to counter exactly one deck. The meta from what i hear is magmortar/GG but as i stated before i only ran into one GG. Any ideas on how to counter anything i happen to run into?
  9. Prize_Card

    Prize_Card New Member

    Theres always certian techs that are appropiate for countering meta-game.. But since you already run 2 diffrent types of energy it would be hard to tech aganist GG.. I would suggesst mismagmus, but that requires you to run even more energy. But I know of someone who ran just straight empoleon and did well with it.. So i will leave you with this idea

    Empoleon counters magmorter and spreads, Absol sw counters GG and a lot of other decks.. Mismagmus counters gg..

    4-3-4 empoleon (magmorter)
    2-2 mismagmus (Gallade/gardivoir)
    4 absol sw


    same as one I posted before


    4 Double rainbow
    2 scramble
    7 water
    5 psychic

    Take that out for a spin and see how it does.
  10. Killjoy

    Killjoy New Member

    oooo, i see. so the new one you suggested is more of a well rounded deck so to speak. you just took out the infernape line.

    P.S.-whats TSD?

    okay, new version of deck

    4-3-3 Infernape
    4-3-3 Empoleon
    4 stantlers/or sentrets

    4 celios
    4 rare candy
    3 roseanne's research
    3 professor oaks visit
    3 team galactics wager
    2 night maintnance
    2 stevens advice
    1 copycat

    8 Fire Energy
    6 Water Energy
    4 DRE

    does that look any better? and i figured out what i want to do with the deck. lol. I'll start with Stantler then work up to empoleon lv x from there, just keep pummeling them and if empoleon's knocked out, then use infernape as a back up. =)
    Last edited: Mar 27, 2008
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