Rainbow Road was in a perilous spot after the rotation as it lost both Sky Field and Shaymin EX, two core inclusions in most lists for the deck. The deck manages to live on in the post rotation Standard format thanks to the help from some Stage 1 dual type Pokemon which allow you to hit for big damage numbers with Rainbow Force even without being able to use Sky Field.
The Orlando, Florida Regional Championship played this past weekend was the first major Standard Format tournament of the 2016-2017 Pokemon Season. A record number of Pokemon players flocked to Florida for the weekend to battle it out to become a Regional Champion. In this edition of Weekend Report we take a look at the action of this past weekend’s Regional Championship.