Making your first deck
What Is a Deck?
In Pokémon TCG, you battle using a “deck” with 60 cards
In a battle, each player chooses one deck made out of cards of their choice.
Playstyle and strengths will change drastically depending on the deck.
Let’s go ahead and make a deck
First, tell me about the cards you have right now.
How to Make a Deck 1: Make a deck out of the cards you currently own
Since you have a lot of cards, you should try making your own deck. We’ll explain some important points when making a deck.
There are 3 main types of cards
This is the recommended number of cards for each type!
Use Trainer Cards to get an upperhand in battle!
There are various types of Trainer Cards.
Use them well to get an upperhand in battle.
One-time use cards with useful effects
Powerful cards that can only be played once per turn
Cards that affect entire area of both players
Let’s actually put together a deck!
How to Make a Deck 2: Get a pre-constructed deck
It’s okay if you don’t have cards yet!
You can buy a ready-to-play 60-card deck at stores.
How to Make a Deck 3: Upgrade your deck into a stronger deck
If you got cards you want to use, switch out the cards in your deck!
This is deck upgrading!
Keep making your deck stronger by switching cards out!
Let’s Look at Some Decklists!
The Trainers Website showcases a wide range of decks from strong decks that won tournaments to decks that are easy to construct for beginners.
Use it as a reference for deck making!