The Regional Finals of the Pokémon Players Cup III have come and gone, and the TCG rivals introduced a wide range of completely different decks to the competitors. Listed below are the 4 hottest Pokémon TCG decks from final weekend’s event, and what makes them so good.
1. Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
Pikachu & Zekrom-GX decks are a staple within the present metagame and have been ever for the reason that card got here out. Whereas some common playing cards like Electropower have rotated out of the Normal format, the deck discovered methods to evolve. Boltund V and Mew and Mewtwo-GX have nice synergy within the deck. Boltund V helps get Electrical Vitality playing cards into play and Mew and Mewtwo-GX present an extra technique of attacking. This deck has no actual counters and is all the time a high choose.
2. Eternatus VMAX
Eternatus VMAX is a reasonably easy card. It permits the consumer to place as much as eight Darkish-type Pokémon on the bench, and its Dread Finish assault does 30 extra injury for every Darkish-type in play. These decks will run 4 copies of Eternatus V and VMAX as the primary attackers with utility Pokémon like Galarian Zigzagoon and Crobat V. Since Dread Finish solely prices two Vitality playing cards to make use of, this deck will be fairly aggressive. This Pokémon TCG deck does extraordinarily effectively if it will get good attracts, however can battle with out them.
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3. Arceus & Dialga & Palkia-GX
That is one other deck that has been common within the Normal meta for some time. Zacian V pairs effectively with Arceus & Dialga & Palkia (ADP) and each playing cards function worthwhile attackers. Zacian V additionally works as a utility card to assist draw playing cards and get Metal Vitality. ADP’s Altered Creation GX makes it so each assault does 30 extra injury for its group and if it has additional Water Vitality on it, every KO grants an additional prize card. This deck matches up effectively towards most decks since Fairy is ADP’s solely weak spot.
4. Lucario & Melmetal GX
That is one other Pokémon TCG Metal-type deck that features equally to ADP decks. The principle distinction is that Lucario & Melmetal is extra defensive and the deck is barely slower. This deck goals to get Full Steel Wall GX off as rapidly as attainable to forestall 30 injury per assault to Metal-type Pokémon. From right here, gamers can select to assault with Zacian or Lucario & Melmetal. This deck has poor matchups with robust Fireplace-type decks, nonetheless, if the participant can’t draw a Coating Metal Vitality to forestall the weak spot.