Theory-crafting 101: Gonna Have A Bad Time

Welcome to our 2nd installment in “Theory-crafting 101”! Today we are going to be looking at one of the newer MPs on the block, A17! As always, this deck is 100% untested and more of a look at the possibilities of the deck. I hope it will bring forward discussion and adaptation as people test and play with the idea.

With that, let’s dive in!

The List

MP Levels and Mastery:
1 – Android 17, Entertained
2 – Android 17, Imposing
3 – Android 17, Battle Ready
4 – Android 17, In Action
M – Black Conflict Mastery

Blocks (10) :
2x Black Upward Dodge
2x Black Delay
2x Black Finger Block
3x Black Swipe
1x Time is a Warrior’s Tool

Events (8) :
2x Black Taunt
2x Black Daze
2x Stare Down
2x Villainous Empowerment

Allies (2) :
1x Captain Ginyu, Aggressive
1x Android 16, Unmoving

Setups (10) :
2x Black Signal
2x Black Searching Technique
2x Black Power Up
2x Android 17’s Van
2x Visiting the Past

Drills (5) :
2x Black Smoothness Drill
1x Black Viewing Drill
1x Black Absorption Drill
1x Android Attack Drill

Energy Attacks (9) :
3x Black Constant Barrage
2x Black Dense Ball
2x Black Capture
2x Villainous Power Ball

Physical Attacks (16) :
3x Black Defensive Burst
3x Black Strike
3x Black Side Thrust
3x Black Enraged Assault
2x Black Flashback
2x Surprise Attack

What Are We Trying to Accomplish?

This list is trying to be a control deck through-and-through. Messing with your opponent at every opportunity is the name of the game. The biggest pull of A17’s newest Level 1 is the fact that it punishes your opponent for playing effects that draw them extra cards. This list includes several cards that also give your opponent the ability to draw cards in order to mess with their momentum in combat. Black Viewing Drill and Black Absorption Drill make for an amazing engine to add onto your Level 1 power, and could make your opponent’s life rather miserable.

The Power is Yours!

So what did you think? Make sure to share your ideas on what makes this deck tick and what can transform it into a well-oiled machine for competitive play!

As always, please make sure to vote on the poll below for next week’s “Theory-crafting 101” list!

Until next time, FanZ Warriors.

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