Dylan Lefavour

Author Archive
  • Joined Jun ’11
  • ✍ 23 articles written
  • 🌎 5× Worlds qualifier
  • 🃏 Playing since 2004

Bio: I’ve been playing Pokémon since July 2004. I won the 2008 world championship as a senior, New England Regionals in 2011 and in 2013. I finished in top 4-of U.S. Nationals and top 8-of Worlds in 2011. Founding member of the New England Pokémon retirement home. I currently work in esports, where I run the official Hearthstone collegiate program at Tespa.

Simply Standard

Revisiting Regionals, Adapting Old Favorites, a New Night March, and the Future of Frogs

The Great Divide

Bridging the Gap Between Night March and All the Rest

Retro-Cool

Building a Better Mewtwo and Long-Standing Decks to Finish Cities Strong

Circling the Hive

New Manectrics, Refreshed Toads, and the Timely Return of Bait & Switch

The Whirlwind Tour

75 Flip-Filled First Turns with Shiftry NXD
This Pokémon is said to have been born when a lonely spirit possessed a cold, leftover cup of tea. (Sinistea)

Night Maintenance

Tuning Up Decks for the Final Weekend of States

En Garde!

Pioneering the Primal Clash Metagame

Turning Tides

A Longer Look at Primal Clash

The Third Triumvirate

On the Tail of the Big Three

The Falling of the Forum

A Look at the Evolution of Communication in Pokémon TCG
Its conspicuous lips lure prey in as it lies in wait in the mud. When prey gets close, ________ clamps its jagged steel fins down on them. (Galarian Stunfisk)

Overcoming Toxicity

The Dunning-Kruger Effect in the Pokémon TCG

Paranormal Activity

The Spooky-Good Impact of Phantom Forces

New Challenger Approaching!

Weighing In on Furious Fists Entering the Ring

Ebb and Flow

The Uncertainty of the Post-Flashfire Metagame and a Look Back at Plox and Sablelock

Stellar Guidance

A 2014 New England States and Spring Regionals Rewind
Once a year, on a specific date and at a specific time, they gather out of nowhere and form up in a circle. (Stonjourner)