Deck Analysis: Healphan- Donphan and Blissey Prime

Saturday, June 11th, 2011

A big hello to all you OHKOers out there, this is Pikkdogs here with a deck analysis.  The deck that I will spotlight is a Donphan variant.  Donphan has been a deck that people have talked about, but few people have shown a good list.  Donphan Prime is kind of like Lebron James.  They’re both great early game, but tend to fizzle out in the 4th quarter.  The challenge is to create a deck that will be able to last the entire game.

Most people play it with Machamp Prime. In hopes that they could have Donphan attack early, and then switch to the hard hitting Machamp later in the game.  However, every time I have tried to make the change between a full powered Donphan and a Machamp with DCE, the opponent ends up knocking out the Donphan before  the switch.  Because of its vulnerability in the tag between Machamp and Donphan, I have given up on this combo.  However, I have not given up on Donphan.  I think it is still a good fast tanking deck that can take a hit and do damage.

When I first began building HGSS-on decks, I knew that I needed to …

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