Let me begin by telling you I'm not really a tournament player. My friends
and I enjoy playing casually, and often. I have one fairly successful deck,
a variation of the "Ferocious Commons", which works very well for me, but
it's awfully boring using the same deck day after day. So I decided to
create a new deck, using the "Lightning Bug" theme. You'll probably agree
with me when I say that Lightning Bug is one of the worst theme decks, maybe
even worse than Power Reserve, so I've tried to create a new deck using the
same theme. So far I've had little to no success with it: it gets thrashed
every time. My friends' decks consist of the following:
Rain Dance: Water
Poison Haymaker: Grass/Fight
Cursed Haymaker: Psychic/Fight
Wildfire: Electric/Fire (which eats my deck for lunch everytime)
Rocket Poison: Grass
What you're about to see is the latest version of my deck. I haven't tested
it yet; I thought I'd grab a little guidance first.
Here's what I have come up with;
1 Rocket's Scyther
2 Movie Promo Pikachu
1 Dark Raichu
4 Energy Removal
3 Energy Search
2 Professor Oak
3 Plus Power
2 Nightly Garbage Run
4 Double Colorless Energy
4 Full Heal Energy
10 Grass Energy
10 Electric Energy
I added the Pikachus and my one Dark Raichu because they're fun cards (and
fun is what it's all about!!), and I just got a Rocket's Scyther: He looks
okay, I'll give him a shot! Otherwise, I'm find on quantities of cards.
Again, this deck looks good to me, on paper at least! I would very much like
your help in making this a viable deck. Like I said, it's for casual play
only, but any help fixing it would be greatly appreciated.
So long, and thanks.
Scott....tired....must do....fix quickly....Zzzzzzz
Drop all 4 Full Heal, and go to 6 grass and 7 electric.
Drop 1 Pinsir and 2 Scyther. Add in 1 Rocket's Scyther, 1 MP Pikachu, and 1 Dark Raichu
Add in 1 Energy Retrieval, 1 Oak, 3 Computer Search, 2 Item Finder, 2 Narrow Gym, and 2 Scoop Up. Actually kill the Energy Search as well, and make them all Super Removals.