Pokémon TCG

Brilliant Stars Comments
Avatar Tyson Fraleigh - November 9, 2021

Pokemon: Sword & Shield – Brilliant Stars!

The skies are calling, trainers! Pokemon: Sword & Shield – Brilliant Stars is the first Pokemon expansion coming out in 2022.  Influenced by the powers of Arceus and the night sky, this set introduces a brand new Pokemon card... Read More
Fusion Strike Cover Image Comments
Avatar Tyson Fraleigh - September 10, 2021

Fusion Strike!

Welcome to Sword & Shield: Fusion Strike! Hopping right off the tracks of Celebrations, Fusion Strike arrives to build some crazy power levels. Build your board with brand new Pokemon and Trainers, and utilize the new Fusion Style to... Read More
Pokemon Celebrations Colour Banner Comments
Avatar Tyson Fraleigh - September 2, 2021

Pokemon: Celebrations!

In time for Pokemon’s 25th anniversary, Sword & Shield: Celebrations approaches! This collection of both old and new Pokemon will be a set every collector and player alike will want to get their hands on. Celebrations will bring a... Read More
Avatar Tyson Fraleigh - August 17, 2021

Sword & Shield: Evolving Skies!

Sword & Shield: Evolving Skies is nearly here! The newest release for Pokemon, Evolving Skies is the next step in the Sword & Shield series. Expect some powerful new additions to the meta, including Rayquaza and Duraludon! Rayquaza is... Read More
Shadow Rider Calyrex VMAX Comments
The Fossil Maniac The Fossil Maniac - July 7, 2021

Reigning Supreme: Shadow Rider Calyrex VMAX Deck Profile

The psychic-type king officially rides his trusty steed into the top levels of competitive play with the release of Chilling Reign. Shadow Rider Calyrex VMAX is proving to be a serious contender for the best deck in the format,... Read More
Eternatus VMAX Comments
Professor Bamboo Professor Bamboo - July 2, 2021

(An Even Bigger) Beast of Eternity – Eternatus VMAX Expanded Dec...

As a follow up to my Eternatus VMAX Standard deck profile, I feel compelled to share my Expanded list. If you thought Eternatus was fast in Standard, then you haven’t seen anything yet! This list has many common counters... Read More
Professor Bamboo Professor Bamboo - June 29, 2021

Beast of Eternity: Eternatus VMAX Deck Profile!

With the release of Chilling Reign, the ever-changing Standard meta-game is already changing with the infusion of new cards and strategies. Chief among them is the mascot of the set – Calyrex VMAX. Shadow Rider Calyrex VMAX is poised... Read More
Urshifu VMAX Comments
Professor Bamboo Professor Bamboo - June 15, 2021

The Kung Fu Panda – Urshifu VMAX Expanded Deck

The expanded format has an incredibly diverse meta-game and it can be daunting to find a competitive deck. One of the more difficult things to understand is the meta-game itself. This boils down to not just to which decks... Read More
Professor Bamboo Professor Bamboo - June 3, 2021

Trading Your Way To Victory – Zoroark-GX/Raticate Expanded Deck Prof...

One of the fundamental strengths of a good deck is consistency. This is what made Zoroark-GX such a dominant archetype in both Standard and Expanded meta-games. The consistency enabled by the “Trade” ability gave players the feeling that their... Read More
The Fossil Maniac The Fossil Maniac - June 2, 2021

Top Ten Cards in Chilling Reign!

It’s the Fossil Maniac here, coming at you with another Pokémon TCG Top Ten list. This time, we celebrate the arrival of the latest Pokémon set Chilling Reign. Honorable Mention: Zeraora V Zeraora V adds a new flavor to... Read More
Avatar Tyson Fraleigh - May 25, 2021

Pokemon Sword & Shield: Chilling Reign

The Galarian rule has arrived! Chilling Reign is coming soon to your nearest board game shop! Lean into the mystery and ghostly world of winter, utilizing brand new strategies to the Pokemon Standard meta! Chilling Reign will see the... Read More
Professor Bamboo Professor Bamboo - May 24, 2021

Bad Manners or Big Brain? – ADP Zacian Expanded Pokemon Deck Profile

Perhaps the most infamous Pokemon card to ever be printed is Arceus, Dialga & Palkia Tag Team GX or ADP for short. For some, playing the deck means you love torturing your opponents with a despised archetype and/or are... Read More