Alex Hill

Author Archive

The Big Kahuna

Junior/Senior Metagame Analysis for the North American International Championship

Dreaming of Decidueye

Primer on Building the Best Owl List and Examining Its Place in the Standard Meta

The Poké-Revolution

Darkrai/Dragonair and Decidueye/Ninetales Cup Experiences, Musings on Raichu and Vespiquen, and Feelings on the Format

What’s on the Rise?

Junior/Senior Metagame Analysis for Guardians Standard

Old Kicks, New Tricks

A Look at Decidueye, Lycanroc, and Rayquaza, Plus Tips for Beating Sylveon
It can radiate chilliness from the bottoms of its feet. It’ll spend the whole day tap-dancing on a frozen floor. (Galarian Mr. Mime)

Expanded, eh?

Junior/Senior Metagame Analysis for Toronto Regionals

The Return of the Trash King

Three More Archetypes for Guardians Standard

Aiming for the Bullseye

The Practice of Perfecting Practice in a Small Time Frame

Owl the Right Things

Analyzing Decidueye/Vileplume Techs, Matchups, and In-Game Strategy

Standard Without the Salt

Junior/Senior Metagame Analysis for PRC–SUM Standard Tournaments
It emits psychic energy to observe and study what’s around it—and what’s around it can include things over six miles away. (Orbeetle)

Little Trailblazers

Junior/Senior Metagame Analysis for Portland Regionals

Rip Snorter of a Tourney, Mate!

Top 8 Melbourne Report, Tips for Mental Stability, Standard Metagame Analysis, and Counters to Decidueye

The Joey Report

Junior/Senior Metagame Analysis for Melbourne Internationals

The Usual Suspects

Future Points, Likely Competition, and Other Decks to Watch For in St. Louis (This Weekend!)

Here Comes the Sun

Plume Doom in Dallas, Frog Party in Athens, a Case Study on Consistency, and Three Decks Updated with Sun & Moon
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)