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Old May 31st, 2013 (8:26 PM).
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    Since i got another blastoise and its evolutions i thought i would put together the Keldeo and blastoise deck. Not really sure what else is suppose to be in it, but i modified it to my playstyle.

    Pokemon: 16
    3-2-2 Blastoise
    2x Alomomola
    1x Keldeo (Hydropump)
    1x Keldeo EX
    2x Cryogonal (Call Sign)
    2-1 Milotic (Clear Search)

    Trainers: 23
    1x Town Map
    2x Skyla
    1x N
    1x Cheren
    1x Juniper
    3x Energy Retrievals
    1x Super Energy Retrieval
    3x Pokemon Communication
    2x Energy Switch
    1x Computer Search
    1x Escape Rope
    1x Pokemon Circulator
    1x Switch
    1x Revive
    1x Giant Cape
    1x Eviolite

    Energy: 20
    20x Water Energy

    I have 2 more slot in my deck for something. Not sure what else to put in. I had a level ball, but i found that it didnt help me find most of my pokemon. Only cryogonal and my pre-evolutions. Maybe replace it with greatballs or energy searches to allow me to use skyla to pull energy if i really need it. Though i really need cilans.

    Basic Strat is to use my hydropumpers and keldeo to hit hard while blastoise supplies with energy (obviously). Cryogonal is used to help search for pokemon i might be missing for setup. Milotic is really helpful to pick up extra energy or quickly put together blastoise on my bench. It usually gets 2 turns before it goes down and thats really all i need.

    Any suggestions for deck editing?
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    Old May 31st, 2013 (9:08 PM).
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    Those 2 slots could easily go to 2 more Juniper.

    Which could then allow you to add 1 more Juniper and a couple more Sklya, Cheren, or Catcher (or maybe even 2 of each of all 3!) by reducing your energy count to 14-16 and then adding in more Keldeo EX in place of the Alomomola.
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    Old June 1st, 2013 (2:22 AM).
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      Yeah trainer cards is something i really lack. At least any good ones. I have pretty much all the support cards i have in this deck already, minus 2 hughs.

      Eitherway, atm my energy count works really well for me. My roommate is playing around with an all basic deck, rainbow deck. Most of the pokemon in his deck have 100+ hp so the abundance is really nice so i can just slap it down and mow them down. At one point i had 7 energy on Keldeo EX, just to take down a Landorous EX with a rocky helm and ended up double KOing and still having enough energy in my hand to drop it on blastoise for the win.

      I think my deck could really use another Feebas/Milotic so i can drop the Cryogonals and like 2 or 3 Cilans to make the Skylas and Comp search i have, really help me out of a tight spot when i run out of energy. Instead of using either of those to pull one energy or take a chance on Cher/Juniper.

      Though you may be right. My deck does recycle energy pretty well with the energy retrievals. So i might be able to take a few out.
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      Old June 3rd, 2013 (9:36 PM).
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      Cilan might be a good addition for energy consistency. It would still take up your Supporter spot each turn, though.
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      Old June 6th, 2013 (5:48 AM).
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        I don't really use much supporters to be honest. I usually end up using skyla to find cilan and then use him next turn. Or comp search. Cause once i get everything up and running, all i need is energy. Usually my early turns go.

        Turn 1: Search for Milotic (feebas if i lack that).
        Turn 2: Clear Search Squirtle, Blastoise, and Wartortle. (Or Cilan if i start with a squirtle on the bench or something in my hand.
        Turn 3: Clear Search for 1 or 2 Keldeo, town map, an additional Cilan, or something else. Drop a Squirtle or wartortle depending on what i have out. Use Cilan.
        Turn 4: Drop blastoise and murder things with the keldeos. Use Cilan.

        Though i have found out that Frozen City will just destroy my deck. I have to run a Stadium card to counter it. Atm its sky arrow bridge. I could use the poison one, but i gave my roommate the hypnotoxic lasers to use. Also right now he ended up using my Articuno EX, my team plasma Beartics and Umbreons to make a plasma deck with Darkrai EX that with Frozen City. Completely shuts my deck down.
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        Old June 9th, 2013 (11:13 PM).
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        I totally forgot to mention that this deck could use a couple Rare Candy.
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        Old June 10th, 2013 (8:36 AM).
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          Funny coincidence. I just traded a few townmaps for 2 rare candies. Though i'm starting to run out of deck space and could only fit one. I will repost my new deck with all the fun trades i got from league.
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          Old June 10th, 2013 (11:34 PM).
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            My newest setup is this. I have a lot of single cards in my trainer pool. But i feel with Skyla, Comp Search, and Clear Search. It doesn't really matter that much since i constantly search though my deck and make some sort of playable strategy. Though i may need another stadium.

            Pokemon: 16
            3-2-2 Blastoise
            1x Keldeo (Hydropump)
            3x Keldeo EX
            2x Cryogonal (Call Sign)
            2-2 Milotic (Clear Search)

            Trainers: 24
            1x Town Map
            2x Skyla
            1x N
            2x Cilan
            1x Juniper
            2x Energy Retrievals
            1x Colress
            1x Bianca
            1x Pokemon Catcher
            1x Switch
            1x Computer Search
            1x Escape Rope
            1x Pokemon Circulator
            1x Switch
            1x Revive
            1x Super Scoop Up
            1x Rare Candy
            1x Eviolite
            1x Tool Scrapper
            1x Float Stone
            1x Skyarrow bridge

            Energy: 19
            19x Water Energy

            You think its a good idea to drop a wartortle since i added a rare candy, so i can add another basic to my deck? I'm thinking Miltank. It would be nice to all damage from a Keldeo if i ever need to.
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            Old June 11th, 2013 (10:21 AM).
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            Running a single copy of all those trainers does not sit well with me simply because of consistency concerns, and consistency is crucial.

            I'd not take out a Wartortle as you've only got 2 Wartortle and only 1 Rare Candy. Maybe if you had another Rare Candy or two.
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            Old June 12th, 2013 (1:07 AM).
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              Well the thing, the way i play it, i play with a very search heavy strategy. It works pretty well and i only lost twice at league, both of which was due to a feebas only start. If i could i would run 3 catchers instead of the 3 switching ones. I would also carry more Ns if i had more and probably drop Bianca. Though its always good to be able to reshuffle my hand into my deck with colress and not affect my opponent. 1 stadium is use to counter frozen city for at least 1 turn. Usually i can prepare really well for one turn energy charge my Keldeos. 1 Tool scrapper is really important for the group that seems to be there. My roommate runs plasma badges for his darkrai in a dark water deck with articuno, umbreon, and beartics. This other person runs rock guard and multiple rocky helms. I would probably drop the eviolite if i had another float stone. Super Scoop Up and switch are just for specific times i need them. I could probably drop the revive for another rare candy for Battle Roads this sat. Since it helps power my almost complete Crobat deck.

              Either way i usually have Clear Search going and grab one Skyla just incase so i can call upon any trainer that happens to be not in my prize cards that can help save me in a bad situation. Also it doesnt seem like anyone there uses Hugh or N all that often if at all, so it seems okay to just overload my hand with all the stuff i need.

              I also added a Miltank into my deck to replace the Wartortle to help as a secondary cover to frozen city. By just damaging it 40 hp i can fully heal a Keldeo that i probably dropped all my energy onto and probably survives with like 30 hp.
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              If you're using one copy of each trainer, then maybe Juniper isn't as needed in here simply because there's a lot you could end up discarding because it's not what you need at the time.
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              Old June 17th, 2013 (11:41 PM).
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                Just went to battle roads last sat and got 4th. Only lost to the guy who got 1st. So this deck isnt too bad.
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                I do still have qualms about running only 1 of each trainer.
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                Old July 18th, 2013 (5:21 AM). Edited July 19th, 2013 by Profen.
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                  so i recently changed this deck again. imo for the better. Though its still kind of weird that it plays without any good supporters.

                  Pokemon:
                  3-1-2 Blastoise
                  1x Kyurem PF
                  3x Keldeo EX
                  2x Cryogonal (Call Sign)
                  2-2 Milotic (Clear Search)
                  1x Munna BC

                  Supporters: 9
                  3x Skyla
                  2x Cilan
                  2x Cheren
                  1x N
                  1x Ghetsis

                  Trainers: 16
                  1x Pokemon Catcher
                  1x Escape Rope
                  2x Float Stone
                  2x Pokemon Center
                  1x Tool Scrapper
                  2x Rare Candy
                  2x Super Scoop Up
                  1x Town Map
                  1x Energy Retrieval
                  1x Superior Energy Retrieval
                  1x Switch

                  Energy: 17
                  17 Water Energy

                  With the addition of Kyurem it acts aanother counter for Safeguard counter Sygliph, Frozen City, and a good attacker.
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                  Old July 18th, 2013 (6:05 AM).
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                  Well, Blastoise is kind of an autopilot deck, like that person who wrote the 2012-13 season review at SixPrizes described it as. That's historically been the case for most similar decks. They only need the supporters to get setup, then it's automatic from there.

                  Of course, I still have qualms about low counts of each Supporter card. :P

                  Especially with Catcher looking to stick around for another season. :x
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                  Old July 19th, 2013 (2:16 AM).
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                    well i only have 1 N and 1 Ghetsis. When the next set comes out im going to load this deck with the new supporter Caitlin. That card would be amazing for my deck. Being able to cycle through my whole deck really quickly by just putting cards to the bottom of my deck will allow me refresh my hand to ridiculous point. Sometimes i find myself with over 12 cards in hand after a few cherens and cilans, not to mention clear search Milotic. Being able to throw 12 cards to the bottom of my deck in any order i want and then draw 12 new cards would make this deck much better.
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                    Caitlin might give a lot of decks a fighting chance.

                    It certainly provides more options for draw. Now whether that'll help deal with Catcher or not is another story.
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