Hello again everyone! Today I get to step outside of my comfort zone. Today I cover Expanded. I haven’t played in a large Expanded event since Yveltal-EX/Raichu XY was a viable archetype. (I did manage to take 10th place in a Regionals with the deck, so Expanded does bring back some fond memories.) Clearly, a lot has changed since then.
We’ve had the introduction of numerous sets (with their associated power creeps), as well as multiple bans. I’ve been a pretty big fan of most, if not all, of the bans, although I’d really like to see TPCi unban Archeops since they subsequently banned Maxie’s Hidden Ball Trick. #FreeArcheops. Spam their Twitter account, folks. Let Archeops spread its wings once more.
Anyway, we saw multiple Expanded Regionals take place in the past few months and this means we do have a fairly reasonable snapshot of what the format should look like going into Toronto Regionals this weekend.
- Team Up’s Expanded Impact
- Recent Expanded Results
- Pikachu & Zekrom
- Archie’s Blastoise
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