Bringing Light to the Night March Counter Strategies People are Trying for Dallas

In this article we take a look at a variety of decks that players may be bringing to Dallas in an attempt to counter Night March, which one the most recent Expanded Regional in San Jose. Decks talked about in this article include Trevenant BREAK, Seismitoad EX/Zoroark GX, Darkrai EX/Dragons, Primal Groudon EX, and Wailord EX.

Primal Problems and the New Expanded Meta

The demise of Primal Groudon EX in the competitive meta, discussing a League Cup played with the deck. Then a look at the Expanded Meta Game for the Fort Wayne Regional Championship and some of the new decks players can expect to see at the tournament.

Expanded 2k18 – An Overview of Pokemon’s Expanded Format for the 2017-2018 Season

The Expanded Format will play a large role in Pokemon’s tournament structure in the 2017-2018 season as it is being used as the format for 7 of the 15 Regional Championships. This article gives an overview of the Expanded format’s decks and discusses the ban list for this season.

Weekend Report #1 – Week 1 Spring Regionals, Foriegn Nationals, and Dual Types

This is a new series that takes a look at the happenings in the competitive Pokemon TCG Community over the past week. This past weekend Spring Regional Championships started in North America, National Championships started in Europe, and a game mechanic will be revived in the next XY set.

The Gravity of Sableye – How Week 3 of Winter Regionals Revolves Around Sableye

The latest Pokemon TCG set BREAKpoint will be legal for tournament play this weekend, meaning cards from the new set will be in decks at the Regional Championships played in Florida and Oregon this weekend. This of course also means that the Sableye, Puzzle of Time, Life Dew combo is now legal. Will Sableye be way too good? What can stop it?

Hidden Ball Tricks and Applications for Archie’s

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.

Florida Regional Recap – Penguins, Bats, and a Death to Grass

The first major tournament of the Primal Clash format is in the books, with Orion Craig winning the tournament with his Flareon deck. The tournament saw some cool deck innovations, so check out this article to see what flourished in Florida.

Florida Regional Championship Prospectus: Here Come the Megas

Headed to Florida Regional Championships? Make sure to check this article out then, as it covers the prospective meta game for the Boundaries Crossed to Primal Clash format, which will be used for Florida Regional Championships, State Championships, and some of the Spring Regional Championships.