Deck Analysis: Kyogre/Groudon Legend

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

A big hello to all you OHKOers out there.  This is Pikkdogs here with a deck analysis.  I was struggling on whether I should call this article a “Deck Analysis” or a “Stupid Deck Idea.”  The reason I wasn’t sure whether what to name it was because it is an all or nothing deck, it either works really well or falls flat on its face, but we can talk about that later.  The deck that I will be spotlighting is a Kyogre/Groudon Legend build.

What the Deck Does

As far as I know, KGL builds can trace their history to an article on Pokegym by Elekid 957. KGL was a hyped card when it was released, so I’m sure it did see some play before the article, but that was the first time a real playable list was released to the masses.  The problem with this decklist is that it is for the MD-CL format, meaning the list lost a lot of cards.  This loss could have broken the playability of the deck, extensive testing has yet to show if a KGL build can survive in the HGSS-on format.

I made a KGL deck because I love the Ruby and Sapphire generation.  To me, those games were the best Pokemon games, so the legendary Pokemon from that generation have always been special to me.  Another reason why I like the deck is that I like the milling strategy (discarding cards from your opponent’s deck).  The strategy of the deck is to use KGL’s “Mega Title Wave” attack to mill the opponent’s deck. 
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