This page is part of a series for beginners, highlighting the best cards from older sets of the DBZ TCG from Panini. Adding these cards to your collection will enable you to build better and more competitive decks, without getting bogged down in the sheer number of cards. This list will be updated as more sets are released.
News, Strategies, and Tips for the DBZ TCG
One of the problems for beginners coming into the game is knowing what cards to focus on acquiring from older sets. You can guess, but until you've played the game a bit, tested the waters, and get a feel for the current meta-game, you really don't know what cards are truly valuable, and what might continue to synergize well with newer cards.
I had a great time at my first DBZ TCG regional, in my hometown of Louisville, KY. Despite some problems (the lack of good air conditioning, late starts, etc), I had fun, met a lot of people, and gained a ton of experience.
is a staple in most decks because of its versatility. You can pull a card from your discard pile that best applies to your situation.
The Broly MP stack sports the highest max power ratings of any other MP stack (barring some promos here and there), sporting some built-in control powers and opening up the opportunity for a competitive Saiyan physical beats deck. It seems so easy for this powerhouse to run roughshod over his opponents, and with a bunch of Saiyan cards giving rewards for having a higher personality level, it seems a match made in heaven.
Saiyan Tantrum is a deceptively straightforward energy attack for Saiyans, with a respectable 6 life cards of damage, a nice HIT effect, and good endurance. To add even more value, however, its parenthetical effect adds a lot of versatility.
Welcome. I've only been playing the DBZ TCG for a few months, but I love it, and I love the friendliness of the community.
While going through the process of building decks, I ran into some hurdles as a beginner. With (at the time) 5 sets of cards out, it was daunting. Which cards should I focus on? Was there a way to easily search through all of the cards? I had been burned by other card games in the past by "buying the wrong thing." Like Ice Age for Magic, way back in the day.