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Jose Marrero

"A Stormy Trio" - Three Effective Ways to Run Rayquaza-GX with Team Up

Jose examines three exciting variants of Rayquaza-GX with the new Team Up set.

01/31/2019 by Jose Marrero



What's going on, 60cards readers?! I'm back again with another article — this time looking at three different variants of Rayquaza-GX with the new set Team Up implemented into them. Three specific cards from the new set Team Up will make Rayquaza-GX more of a force to be reckoned with. Those three cards are Shaymin Prism Star, Tapu Koko Prism Star, and Wondrous Labyrinth Prism Star. First, I'll start off with the tried and true Rayquaza-GX/Vikavolt as it's seen a lot of success in the past but eventually fell off the map once Lost Thunder came out. Next, I'll then dive into Rayquaza-GX paired with Naganadel as it's one of the under the radar variants people haven't quite looked at. Finally, I'll transition into Speed Rayquaza-GX if you prefer a more Turbo approach.

Currently, I am ranked 9th in the US/Canada zone with a solid 612 points after netting some points at Dallas Regionals not too long ago. All these variants of Rayquaza-GX have had success at Japan events since they have had the new set, Team Up legal for some time now. It all really depends on your own playstyle on which variant is right for you. Hopefully, with this article, you get a better feel on which one you prefer moving forward and what you think is a better meta call. Mexico City Special Event is this weekend but the new set isn't legal until Australia. I'll be at both these events so hopefully, I see many of you at them.


With that said, let's take a look at the first of three variants starting with Vikavolt.

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