Alex Schemanske

Author Archive

Make Do & Mill

A Close Look at Cinccino Mill, Early in the UPR–SSH/Standard Format

Are You Ready to Rock?

My T8 Regirock/Sableye from Dallas, Ideas for Adapting It to BLW–SSH (for Collinsville), and a Sword & Shield Set Review

Run Run Run

What I Learned from the Iowa Marathon, a Pre-Dallas Tier List, and Turbo Dark (My Top Play for Dallas)

Give Me a Break

A First Look at M Rayquaza-EX for BLW–CEC, Expanded, Dallas

The Bees and the Birds

Beedrill/Pidgeotto for San Diego and Daytona Beach Analysis
This Pokémon has slumbered for many years. Some say it’s Zamazenta’s elder sister—others say the two Pokémon are rivals. (Zacian)

A Literal Dumpster Fire

Turbo Flareon-GX, Fire Box, or Whatever You Want to Call It (Detailed and Updated from LAIC)

A Fireworks Fondue

Cosmic Eclipse Highlights and Malamar for LAIC

Take Me to Your Leader

The Alien Beheeyem/Zoroark/Walls for Richmond

Tales from the Crypt

Spiritomb/Ultra Beasts (History, Lists, Cards, and Matchups) for Richmond
Its tentacles tear off easily, but it isn’t alarmed when that happens—it knows they’ll grow back. It’s about as smart as a three-year-old. (Clobbopus)

Main Course Calamari

All About Malamar (List, Matchups, Techs) for Knoxville, Cups, and Challenges

How Hot Can It Get?

My Predicted Meta for Atlantic City and the Perfect (Maybe) Ability ReshiZard

Mew Boxing

What Sheffield’s Results Mean for AC/Köln/SP and My Current Top Play (Mew Box) + Matchups

Red Hot/Chill Snowflakes

My Top Pick (ReshiZard Minus Scoop Ups) and Crazy Rogue (Cryogonal Control) for Sheffield

Ghost Tour

An In-Depth Look at MimiGar (Gengar & Mimikyu-GX/Omastar TEU)—Worlds List, Card Choices, Potential Inclusions, and Matchups
Living in mud with a high iron content has given it a strong steel body. (Galarian Stunfisk)