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Deck Selections for Vancouver (Part Two)

Hello everybody! My last post, looked into the top contenders for the World Championships. To follow this up I would like to discuss the decks that are floating around the middle. These decks are controversial and also miscellaneous. Deck Choices Discussed Gothitelle/Accelgor Klinklang/Cobalion Garbodor Gothitelle/Accelgor After being hit hard by the rotation, Accelgor loomed around for the whole season, looking ...

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Pokémon Analysis: Volcarona

Volcarona Analysis Pokémon Analysis is a new set of articles, putting Pokémon centre stage and looking at it from multiple angles, from the user’s perspective to the opponent’s perspective to the core of the Pokémon itself. We, FamousDeaf and myself, IncredibleChaos, will cover different Pokémon that are popular in the metagame. Typing: Bug/Fire With Volcarona’s typing, it is resistant to ...

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Deck Selections for Vancouver (Part 1)

Hello, everyone! Recently I touched on what cards will impact the game from the Plasma Blast expansion due for release in about three weeks. Today, I thought that with the World Championships and Last Chance Qualifier being just over the horizon, I will discuss the deck choices for the these events. I hope that you all enjoy reading it as ...

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Legendary Speculation

Okay, so I have been absent from writing any articles for Pokémon Australia as I have been thoroughly researching the possibilities that could occur in the new Pokémon X and Y games. So, after all the positive feedback I got from my Sylveon Speculation article, I have decided that I shall continue to write my theories for all to see. So, ...

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Draw a Card: Tropical Beach

Ever since my last Draw a Card, I have received many requests to review cards from the newest set to be released: Plasma Blast. Ambirules wrote a fantastic set review on Plasma Blast, and covered almost all cards that people wanted to be covered. However, a portion of voters wanted me to review Tropical Beach in the NXD-PLB format. Tropical ...

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Pokémon TCG Set Review: Plasma Blast

Greetings Pokémon Trainers, in the Pokémon Trading Card Game, we have reached a dull point of sorts. All of the National Championships have been completed and people are working hard to try perfect themselves and their decks before Vancouver. My congratulations to all the Australian Players that have qualified for Worlds and I wish them the best of luck in representing our ...

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PokéBros Issue #2: PoliKing

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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The Final Stretch: Pre-Worlds Predictions and a Dissertation on the Metagame

It’s Kaiwen here, back with another article! Nationals was probably the last premier event for many, as the final stretch of the Pokémon season draws near. The season has gone so fast! Heck, it just felt like last week when the season was just starting, and I was frantically play-testing Zekrom/Eelektrik. However, arguably the most important event is still yet ...

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Draw a Card: Accelgor DEX 11

Hello, Pokémon Australia! For those who don’t know who I am, my name is Kaiwen Kuan, and I am a Pokemon TCG player from Victoria. I currently play in the senior division; I’ve had marginal success this season, with my highest point being when I won the 2013 National Championships, but this article is not about that! Today, I’ll be ...

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PokéBros Issue #1: TopMoth

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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