No Sky Field, No Problem – Rainbow Road in Standard

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.

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.