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Help with Chein Pao ex / Iron valiant ex deck

Hi, this is my first post so I don't expect much of anyone to answer, but I have been working on a deck that I think might be decent, but am not sure and I would really like some reviews, deck list below

1 Mew ex

4 Iron Valiant ex

2 Frigibax

2 Baxcalibur

2 Chien-Pao ex

1 Manaphy

1 Radiant Greninja

2 Squirtle

1 Wartortle

2 Blastoise ex

3 Irida

1 Iono

4 Cross Switcher

4 Battle VIP Pass

3 Ultra Ball

4 Superior Energy Retrieval

4 Switch

1 Rare Candy

1 Switch cart

2 Super Rod

1 Earthen Vessel

3 PokéStop

8 Water Energy

3 Physic Energy

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  • TechHog
    TechHog Member Posts: 2,456
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    And playing one Rare Candy with two Stage 2 lines is one of the most ridiculous things I've ever seen. That's not inexperience, that's just lacking common sense.

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  • OlderAngel11
    OlderAngel11 Member Posts: 845
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    The problem is that you are trying to fit too much into one deck. Remove Iron Valient and Blastoise ex and the deck will flow so much more smoothly.

  • nightblitz42
    nightblitz42 Member Posts: 47
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    I think it's hard to run Baxcalibur and Blastoise in the same deck, especially if you're only on 1 Rare Candy. Maybe try this: Remove the 2/1/2 Blastoise line, then add a 2/2 Palkia VSTAR line and add 1 Rare Candy. Since you're already benching a lot of Pokemon with this list, Palkia VSTAR seems like a natural inclusion.

  • Ravenclawed1234
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    you're trying to fit in two stage 2 Pokemon, remove the Blastoice line. While I see Iron Valiant attempting to fix some math, you don't need the psychic energy, I would replace the card altogether and put in Iron Hands and more Chien-Pao. You can also remove an energy to make room for the Bibarel Engine, replacing the other psychic energy with lightning. Trust me, the deck will run much smoother and have overall better matchups, especially against Gardevoir and Lost Box.

  • TechHog
    TechHog Member Posts: 2,456
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    There's no saving this deck. You're trying to combine 3 decks into one. Of course it's not gonna work. You're not ready to build your own decks.

  • scoobydoo11bus
    scoobydoo11bus Member Posts: 8
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    Okay, I think I know what I did wrong now. For one thing I completely forgot that Baxcalibur was a stage 2 and not stage 1, and I agree wholeheartedly with most of the feedback you have given me, here's the updated deck list

    • 1 Mew ex MEW
    • 4 Iron Valiant ex
    • 2 Frigibax
    • 1 Arctibax
    • 2 Baxcalibur
    • 2 Chien-Pao ex
    • 1 Manaphy
    • 1 Radiant Greninja
    • 1 Iron Hands ex
    • 1 Origin Forme Palkia v
    • 1 Origin Forme Palkia vstar
    • 1 Bidoof
    • 1 Bibarel
    • 1 Hisuian heavy ball
    • 3 Irida
    • 1 Iono
    • 3 Future Booster Energy Capsule
    • 2 Switch cart
    • 4 Battle VIP Pass
    • 3 Ultra Ball
    • 4 Superior Energy Retrieval
    • 4 Switch
    • 1 Rare Candy
    • 2 Super Rod
    • 1 Earthen Vessel
    • 2 PokéStop
    • 8 Water Energy
    • 2 Electric Energy
  • OlderAngel11
    OlderAngel11 Member Posts: 845
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    This does look much better. However, you should still drop the Iron Valiant and just try to focus on your baxcalibur line. Maybe add some Bibarel. You don't need Tachyon Bits 99 percent of the time.

  • scoobydoo11bus
    scoobydoo11bus Member Posts: 8
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    so, 2 iron valiants, and add another bibarel line?

  • scoobydoo11bus
    scoobydoo11bus Member Posts: 8
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    or also remove a irida or something for another baxcalibur line

  • scoobydoo11bus
    scoobydoo11bus Member Posts: 8
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    I may just fully replace the artibax with rare candy, for irida searching