One of the surprise stories of State Championships so far has been Exeggutor decks which have so far won two State Championships in the first three weeks of the series. The deck is a very strong lock deck that can easily take wins against players who aren’t prepared to face it. Even if you do have cards to counter it, it can still be difficult to beat. This article breaks down 10 different strategies you can use to take down the deck.
Archie’s Ace in the Hole made a splash into the format when it found its way into the 1st Place Florida Regional deck. This card, along with its sister card, Maxie’s Hidden Ball Trick, change how we look at how playable various Water and Fighting Pokemon are as these cards open up a new avenue to get these cards into play. This article goes over various Pokemon and combos that can be setup using these cards.