02/13/2019 by Isaiah Bradner
Hey 60cards readers, it’s me back again to show you two less talked about decks that I believe have extreme potential going into Australia. The new set introduces both new archetypes and buffs existing ones.
After Looking at the new set and results from Japan, I was excited to start my Australia testing. After my original testing, I found out that there were 5 decks that seemed to be the most viable picks for the tournament. Those decks, in no particular order, are:
Malamar (FLI; 51)
Zoroark GX (SLG; 53) / Lycanroc GX (GRI; 74)
Zapdos (TM; 40)
Pikachu & Zekrom GX (TM; 33)
These decks all seemed to have one or two bad matchups with the other 5, so I started to try more rogue options to see if any would work. Recently, I believe I have two lists (One old archetype, one new) that have mostly even-to-positive matchups vs these decks, and only one unfavorable. Saying that, let’s get into the new archetype.
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