Well, due to the continuance of my midnight parties (I'll never learn, will I?), Scyther and Gengar took over on this one. I took the liberty of adding the translation, since many of you aren't fluent in Genganese or Scythish (Shame on you for not being fluent!).
This was sent in by one of our very own PoJo judges! Well, let's see what he has for us.
Congrats on getting the job as a Deck Mech!! This is one of the decks that I actually can use in real life, not just on Apprentice. Well, all but a few cards that I need; but I'll tell you about that later. Here is the deck.
2 Mr. Fuji
2 Prof. Oak
3 Plus Power
Now for the strategy: 1) Stall w/ Magmar/Lapras if one of them is in my starting hand, if not do my best. 2) Power up Articuno, Golduck, or a Lapras on the bench. 3) Bring the big hitters out fast.
Now the cards that I am short on. I'm short on energy, need 3 ERs, need 1 or 2 more Bills, and need 2 more PlusPowers. That is if I want this to be one of my real life decks. However, you can make whatever changes you want(dealing w/ # of Pokemon and what trainers to use, but please don't change the Pokemon) for Apprentice. Thanks for the help. By the way, good luck at getting decks that are useful and actually good so you can congratulate that person and not have to do a whole lot of work on the decks. Talk to you later, Merc.
GENGAR: Gengar-Gengar-Gen-Genga-Gengar-Gen-Geng-Gengar-Genga-Genga Translation: Good deck
SCYTHER: Scy Translation: Very interesting. Fire and Water to make an effective combination. I do see a problem with the fact that you want more energy AND more trainers, which could bring many problems. Well, Casper, take the Pokemon, and I'll work with the trainers and energy.
GENGAR: Genga. Gengar-Gengar-Gengar-Gen-Gengar-Genga-Gen. Gen-Gen-Genga-Gengar-Geng. Genga-Gen-Gengar-Geng-Gengar. Gen-Geng-Gen-Geng-Gengar-Geng-Genga-Gengar-Gengar. Translation: Pokemon. Well, although you begged me not to change the pokemon, I feel I am going to have to. The only thing I am going to change is to remove the one Articuno. He's powerful, but with only one, he can be difficult to find. Besides, he has horribly high energy requirements for a basic pokemon, making him only useful in Raindance.
SCYTHER: Scyth. Scy-Scyther-Scyth-Scyther-Scyther. Scyth-Scyth-Scy-Scyther-Scy-Scyther-Scyth. Scy-Scyth-Scy-Scyther. Scyther-Scy-Scyth. Scyth-Scy-Scyther-Scyth-Scy-Scy-Scyth-Scyther. Translation: Trainers. You're message said you had 15 Trainers and 29 Energy, when in fact you have 17 Trainers and 27 Energy. Anyway, you could add another Bill. Take out 2 Mr. Fuji for 2 Switch. Also, replace the 2 Gambler with 2 Computer Search, since that is the most crucial card in the game (in my opinion, of course, don't e-mail me to argue about that). Finally, add 2 Nighttime Garbage Retrieval.
SCYTHER: Scyther. Scyther-Scyth-Scy-Scyther-Scy-Scyth-Scyther. Scy-Scyth-Scyth-Scyther-Scy. Scyther-Scy-Scyth-Scy-Scyther-Scyth-Scyth-Scy-Scyther. Translation: Energy. Since you only have 23 slots left for energy, take out 4 Water. That should keep you covered, since you still have 2 Nighttime Garbage Retrievals. I won't be too shocked to find that you have energy trouble, though, because Fire and Water are the two groups that require the most energy!
GENGAR: Gengar-Genga: Translation: To clarify:
Gust of Wind
Nighttime Garbage Retrieval
SCYTHER: Scyth-Scyther-Scy. Gengar-Geng-Genga! Geng-Gengar-Genga-Gengar. Scyther-Scy-Scy-Scyther. Translation: Well, that was a great first fix for us. Merc, thanks for letting us handle this one! Btw, any cute girls who are looking for a caring, sensitive guy, please, talk to Merc. He's really great! (in no way did Mercury influence what Casper and I just said) ;P