What State’s Our Game In?

Hey readers! Originally I had planned to write your article right before States, but seeing as the info would be outdated within hours, Nathan and I decided to incorporate the first week of States results into this article. As a result, you’re going to see an evaluation of the States metagame in this article


Choosing the Right Deck for State Championships

In this article, I begin by taking a look at a deck that failed to live up to the hype – M Gardevoir EX/Aromatisse. Next, I look at another deck that underperformed, but which I believe has a brighter future than M Gardevoir EX/Aromatisse – Primal Kyogre EX. Then I


Primal Clash Deck Database Update

The Deck Database has now been updated with Primal Clash! If you're unfamiliar with it, the aim of the Deck Database is to group all the internet's resources for each popular deck in one place. This way, if you're looking to try out a new deck


The Top Decks from Florida Regionals!

In this article, I take a look at the brand-new Archie’s Ace in the Hole + Empoleon DEX combo as well as the Flareon deck that won Florida Regionals using this combo. I'll also review the Yveltal EX variants which dominated in Florida, and the also


What’s the Play For Florida?

In this upcoming weekend, Florida will be holding it's Winter Regional Championships! It's going to attract a lot of interest from around the World, because it'll be the first major tournament where Primal Clash will be legal. There aren't any previous tournament results to analyse, so it'll be harder to tell which


The Primal Clash Sales Pitch – Part 2

Let’s recap: we’ve already gone through over half of the interesting Pokémon in this very intricate set full of Ancient Traits. Other than Primal Kyogre EX and Ninetales, it has not been the strongest set, but it’s full of potential. All it takes is some other pieces of


The View from the Community!

Pokemon Organised Play have made some pretty big changes recently, some at the start of this season, and some at the start of the one before that. Matches can now be tied and players are perfectly entitled to agree to intentionally draw without even playing out their games. Swiss rounds are decided


The ECC’s Reach Across the Pacific

Hey everyone! With the next set of Regionals coming up, we figured you might want an overview of the latest decks and techs that ended up doing well throughout both days of the European Challenge Cup. The ECC is the largest and probably most prestigious


What’s the Play for Regionals and the ECC? – Part Two

In this article, part 2 of my short series on decks you may be considering for upcoming Regionals/the ECC, I look at “the rest” of the decks that I missed the first time around. I put “the rest” in quotes because let’s face it – these two articles don’t cover every


“The Crobat Swarm” – A New Partner for Fighting!

These are tough times for Stage Two Pokemon. Thanks to Lysandre, most decks can threaten to knock out any low HP Basic Pokemon, before they're even given a chance to evolve. Seismitoad EX's Quaking Punch blocks cards like Ultra Ball and Rare Candy



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