The time has finally come. After what has definitely been the longest and most intense year of Pokémon ever, I can’t believe we’re in the final run in to the last event of the season before the World Championship. Never in my life could I have envisioned that I would be playing more Pokémon at 30 years old than 15 years old. If you had told this to my parents, they probably would’ve had a good laugh, yet here we are.
I’ve loved every moment of this, and I’m hoping to keep the positive momentum from winning an SPE and Top 16 at my local Regional moving into NAIC. Last year was my first time going to the equivalent of Nationals, and the excitement of competing in such a huge tournament with the best of the best present is incomparable.
I was originally going to cover Psychic Malamar variants, and whilst these are still in consideration for NAIC, my recent success with Zoroark/Golisopod made me switch my decision.
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