Greetings! Since their conceptions, Garbodor GRI and Zoroark-GX have been two insanely strong cards that have always been somewhat relevant. For those of you that were in Australia or watched, Espeon-GX/Garbodor managed to resurge, piloted by Connor Pedersen, who took 1st place in the Senior Division. Ben Potter also did well at an ARG event recently with a different version that ran 3 Tapu Koko and Po Town, reminiscent of Vancouver/London lists that were teched to beat Evolution decks.
Zoroark-GX was also a dominant force last weekend, taking 1st place in Juniors and 1st in Masters. It’s interesting that Zoroark-GX is versatile enough to be paired with anything. There’s a skeleton of 4-4 Zoroark-GX, Puzzle of Time, 4 Double Colorless, etc., but the majority of the other spots are left unoccupied. Sebastian went with the classic partnership of Lycanroc-GX, while the Europeans went with Gardevoir-GX/Gallade as the partner. Zoroark-GX is broken. It’s able to be played in every deck, makes the deck more consistent, and can do decent damage. It’s incredibly unhealthy, and the goal of the following list is to show you how unhealthy it can be.
To reiterate what Jimmy Pendarvis said earlier this year: “I’m going to play Sableye/Garbodor until it gets banned.” Replace Sableye/Garbodor with Zoroark-GX, and bam, it’s applicable now!
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