Hey everyone! Celestial Storm is one of my least favorite sets to come out because it doesn’t introduce many new cards that will directly influence the meta. Most of them are outright weak with little application to competitive decks. One thing I do like, however, is its potential to work post-rotation. Plenty of these cards cannot deal with the current Standard, but will have a home in September. Some of these cards will stand alone, like Stakataka-GX or Rayquaza-GX, while others, like Sceptile, are to be paired with another. As with all new sets, I have plenty of ideas—most of them bad, probably.
Today’s outlook will be focused on Worlds and the pre-Rotation format. Each type will have its own category with all potentially relevant cards. This article’s purpose is to give an overview of the entire set while diving into certain cards and uncommon archetypes that may not have been thought about.
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