Elemental HERO Bubbleman's played a starring role in a surprising number of strategies since it was first printed in 2005's legendary Cybernetic Revolution set. It weathered the storm of format after format, constantly being reinvented as trends changed and new F&L Lists came and went. But now it's gone from tournaments entirely.

Doug examines the card's storied history and goes deck-by-deck to find out why Bubbleman was so strong for so many years, and then asks the question: why isn't it played in tournaments today?


What are YOUR favorite cards from the GX era? Did you ever play a Bubbleman Deck yourself? Tell us which ones down below.