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Blowing Away the Trash: Competitive Uses for Field Blower

Guardians Rising brings us a plethora of new cards when it is released on May 5th. One card has already risen above the rest –  Field Blower. Field Blower is an Item card that allows players to choose up to 2 in any combination of Pokémon Tool cards and Stadium cards in play (of their own and/or their opponent’s) and discard ...

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Pokemon TCG: Being decisive about Wishiwashi

Basic fish Pokémon. Historically, they have had mediocre attacks and hit points that render them susceptible to being knocked out on the first turn of the game. However, 30HP basic fish Pokémon often occupy a prominent place in the competitive Pokemon Trading Card Game metagame. Feebas evolves into Milotic, which proved to be a powerful supportive Pokémon in the EX Dragon Frontiers ...

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Tool Time: Items to Boost your GX Pokémon

A Tool Card is a type of Trainer Card that may be attached to your Pokémon to provide them with benefits. This could be an increase in damage output, increased hit points, a reduced retreat cost etc. Generally, only one Tool Card can be attached to a Pokémon at any one time. In the current standard format, there are very ...

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Pokémon TCG: BREAKthrough Trainer Review

Hey there everyone, I’m James Goreing and welcome to a brief review of the Trainers for the November 2015 release, XY’s eighth set, BREAKthough! Boasting 164 cards in total, BREAKthrough is one of the larger sets in recent memory. However, the composition of this set is interesting: multiple useful Trainer card reprints, powerful and interesting Stage 2 Pokémon, ten (count ...

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The Life of a Wannabe Professional Pokémon VGC Player – Part 2

I, Phil Nguyen (Boomguy) set off this year to achieve my childhood dream, to become a Pokemon Master, to be recognised by the official Pokemon Company International, to become number 1! I have written a three part article on my road to the Pokemon World Championships including an updated competitive ladder throughout the season, videos of my battles against the ...

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The Life of a Wannabe Professional Pokémon VGC Player – Part 1

So you want to be a Master of Pokémon. Do you have the skills to be number one? Hell yes! I wanted to achieve my childhood dream of being a Pokémon Master recognised by the official The Pokémon Company International, and my skills needed to improve a lot to become number 1! Hi and welcome to a tale of a ...

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PokéBros Issue #3: TerraCott

PokéBros is a brand-new set of articles spotlighting common, popular, and/or outdated combinations of Pokémon which lead Double Battles in VGC. We, FamousDeaf and myself, Chiron, will cover such things as: when to expect these Pokémon, how to play around and counter them, as well as how to play them yourself. Please note: many of these combinations aren’t as effective ...

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