Hello everyone! I am finally back with another article! A lot has changed between my previous article and now, as two whole sets have been released! While I do think that Shining Legends and Crimson Invasion were both overhyped, they do bring a few useful cards to the table. In addition to the release of these sets, I do feel that the meta at Vancouver was significantly more developed than at Connecticut. Gardevoir finally had to face a reasonable counter in Drampa-GX/Garbodor, and ended up powering through it in the end.
Despite players like Sam Chen and Xander Pero tearing up swiss with Drampa-GX/Garbodor, it was not enough to stop the long awaited Gardevoir victory. However, since that event, a few new tools have been presented to the devolution strategy. Buzzwole-GX, Kartana-GX, and Shining Jirachi are all pretty strong techs for dealing with Gardevoir decks. With that being said, I am going to go over the different ways to play the beast that is Gardevoir-GX, and then I am going to discuss taking a gamble on Greninja.
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