Jon Eng

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  • Joined Jul ’17
  • “1 of each Pokémon > 1 billion lions”

Bio: I first picked up cards in 2010, went to my first event in 2012, and have been in love with the game ever since. I am currently in my 3rd season as a master. Last season was my best season to date, and I can’t wait to try to do even better this season! Here are some of my more notable accomplishments in Masters:

Top 32 Regionals x5
Top 16 Regionals x5
Top 8 Regionals x3
Top 4 Regionals x1
Finalist Regionals x1
Top 64 IC x2
Top 32 IC x2
Top 16 IC x1
Finished 11th in North America 2018-19 Season

King PikaRomulus

My Current Fav (PikaRom) for Phase 2 of the Players Cup II (and a Recap of Phase 1)

Nothing Too Crazy

How I’m Approaching the Players Cup II and My Two Current Favs, ADPZ and Eternatus VMAX

There Will Be Bugs

Aggro Vikavolt V for the POG

Wake Me Up When Junetember Ends

Sitting Out the Players Cup, Qualifying 101, My Personal Preparation Process, Trends from Limitless Q3, and Hybrid PikaRom for Q4

A Decade-Plus of Pokémon

Looking Back on My Time in the Game, from Greenhorn Junior to Successful Senior and, at Long Last, When We Left Off, Top-Ranked Master
It lived in snowy areas for so long that its fire sac cooled off and atrophied. It now has an organ that generates cold instead. (Galarian Darumaka)

What a Tool

Where We Left Off, Decks I’m Worried About for Toronto, and Tanky/Tooly ADP, My Fav Play for this Weekend

The Full Blitz

T16 @ OCIC w/ PikaRom, Why I Played It, Match Recaps, Matchups In-Depth, and Updates for the New Meta

Get a Whiff of This

T4 @ Dallas w/ ZoroGarb, Other Good Expanded Decks, Idea Dump (Sword & Shield Edition), and an Early UPR–SSH Tier List

Bags of Tricks

UPR–CEC Standard Meta Review, the Rise of Malamar, and Expanded Mewtwo Box

Aiming for Perfection

Jon’s LAIC Report w/ Mew Box and Updates for Daytona Beach
It’s said that this Pokémon was formed when an ancient clay tablet was drawn to a vengeful spirit. (Galarian Yamask)

A Hot Mess

ZoroGarb for Portland, Jon’s Idea Dump (UPR–CEC Edition), and Charizard & Braixen Hand Lock for LAIC

Caught the Spark

PikaRom Tuned and Matched Up for Knoxville

August Heat

Idea Dump Updates, the Not BDIFs, and ReshiZard’s Matchups In-Depth for Worlds

Starting Points and Launching Pads

The Latest on ReshiZard + PikaRom and Jon’s Idea Dump for Worlds

How to Train Your Dragons and Squids

Matchup Guides for Malamar & Friends and Ability ReshiZard for Origins + NAIC, and Some Words on the Final Stretch of the Season
While its burning body is already dangerous on its own, this excessively hostile Pokémon also has large and very sharp fangs. (Centiskorch)