One Ant to Rule Them All, One Ant to Find Them, One Ant to Bring Them in, and in the Darkness Mill Them.Tuesday, February 14th, 2012
A big hello to all you OHKOers out there. This is Pikkdogs with kind of a deck profile of Durant. All of the Pokemon writers right now are concentrating on Mewtwo EX and all the other EXs that just came out last week in Next Destinies. But, a comment on my last article made me think that we are doing all this wrong. At the end of the Cities season there was one deck that dominated all other decks, and yet we are not talking about it. So let’s talk about it, let’s talk about Durant.
History and Basics
Durant is a milling deck. Milling is a term that comes from Magic the Gathering. There used to be a card named Millstone, and Millstone made your opponent put two cards from their library, or deck, into their graveyard, or discard pile. Ever since this card came out, the act of discarding cards from the top of your deck has been called “milling.”
Durant came out in the Noble Victories set. At first not many people recognized how good it was. They dismissed it as a deck that had a good premise, but they thought that it couldn’t mill enough cards …Continue reading "One Ant to Rule Them All, One Ant to Find Them, One Ant to Bring Them in, and in the Darkness Mill Them."