Jon Eng

Author Archive
  • 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
Apparently the itch of its teething impels it to snap its jaws at anything in front of it. (Chewtle)

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
The skin on its face is impervious to attack, but breathing difficulties made this Pokémon go extinct anyway. (Arctovish)

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
What appears to be an iron helmet is actually hardened hair. This Pokémon lives for the thrill of battle. (Perrserker)