Shiftry FLF, Dusknoir BCR, Miltank FLF // NXD-on


#1

Pokemon 16
4-Seedot
1-Nuzleaf
4-Shiftry
2-Duskull
1-Dusknoir
3-Miltank
1-Virizion EX

Energy 12
8-Grass
4-DCE

Trainers 32
4-N
1-Juniper
2-Colress
1-Lysandre
4-Skyla
4-Rare Candy
2-Level Ball
3-Ultra Ball
1-Dowsing Machine
2-Switch
1-Super Rod
1-Muscle Band
2-Silver Bangle
1-Startling Megaphone
1-Professor’s Letter
2-Aspertia City Gym

This deck is very similar to the Empoleon version. I am trying out Shiftry instead because it had the power to OHKO EX’s. This is just a rough build and I would really enjoy Andy suggestions that you have to this deck.


#2

For a deck that includes 2 vital stage-2 lines, there is NO way this deck can function properly without at least 2-3 Tropical Beaches.

-2 Aspertia City Gym

+2 Tropical Beach

(P.S. You misspelled Dusknoir ;))


#3

Okay I was thinking that it could do without the beach but I didn’t play test it at all. Thinking back on it you are definitely right. Thanks so much!


#4

This would be much better with Beach but still doable without. I mean, you do have the draw support with Leaf Draw. I would suggest trying a 1-1 or 2-2 Milotic in this though. It is really useful for loading up Shiftry after you’ve used Leaf Draw a few times. You already have good Prize trade so you don’t really have to worry much about the free Prize.


#5

I like the idea of milotic but what should I take out for it?


#6

You need to take out Aspertia for something more useful. Like Ivysaur said you could use Beach instead or anything besides Aspertia. Miltank is not supposed to be a tank and 20 hp is not going to make much of a difference. I like the deck, but personally I think Empoleon is better. I have not tested Shiftry though, so I could be wrong.


#7

My original idea with the Aspertia was just a counter stadium because I lack beaches. I’ve been testing the deck, and it has worked considerably well. It just isn’t as consistent as Empoleon because it needs too many energies to power up. If I take out the Aspertia’s for a 1-1 line of Milotic do you think it will make the deck more consistent?


#8

The Milotic is good, but you would want to cut something other than those two Stadium slots for it. You do need a counter stadium, because once you run into, say, a Virbank City Gym or a Frozen City, they are going to hurt you. One idea is Battle City… that one card can help sometimes, and I think it would be more helpful in here than Aspertia.


#9

Battle city would be a better counter stadium than Aspertia for sure. I could take out the Virizion EX and maybe Lysandre. Lysandre is a very good card in some situations, but it isn’t always helpful. Would it be a good trade to get a 1-1 line of Milotic?


#10

Hmm… your list is kind of tight on space, but I would recommend taking out the Virizion EX and a Duskull. I think you need at least one Lysandre in this deck, as it can be an x-factor sometimes.


#11

That makes sense because it may be needed in a crucial part of a game, and it could mean the difference between a win and a loss.


#12

Exactly

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