Pablo Meza

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It’s Electric

A Complete Run-Down of All Six Major Lightning-Type Decks in Standard for Denver (Pure Zapdos, Turbo PikaRom, Lycanroc/Zapdos, Zapdos/Ultra Beasts, Jolteon/Zapdos, and PikaRom/Zapdos)

Mirror, Mirror (Counter) in the Sky

The Greensboro Meta, Popular Decks, We’re Seeing Shifts, and Detailed Analysis of the Winner, Garbodor/Drampa-GX/Sigilyph-GX

Under the Radar, Over the Border

Latias & Latios-GX/Malamar and Buzzwole/Garbodor for Toronto

A Super Standard Send-off

On Day 2 + T64–128 Prizing, the Counter Decks of Collinsville (Vileplume, Zoroark/Garbodor), and the States of Both Formats

Breaking the Triangle

The Oceania Meta, Post-Oceania Zoroark, Ultra Necrozma / Malamar (Updated), and What We Have Left
This Pokémon will look into your eyes and read the contents of your heart. If it finds evil there, it promptly hides away. (Galarian Ponyta)

Zaptastic

Shrine Zapdos, Pikachu & Zekrom-GX (Updated!), and Ultra Necrozma-GX/Malamar for SUM–TEU (Pre-Oceania IC Standard)

The Next Big Thing

Pikachu & Zekrom-GX, Rayquaza/Vikavolt, and Celebi & Venusaur-GX (for Standard)

Levee Overflow

One-Fish/Two-Fish, the Renegade Rancher, and Texas Ranger for Dallas Regionals

A Trio of Trouble

Pablo’s Look Expanded Gardevoir, Lucario, and Rayquaza for Dallas Regionals

An Anaheim Avalanche

A Look at Zoroark, Blastoise, and Blacephalon for Expanded for Anaheim’s Regional
This Pokémon keeps its heat-sensitive head cool with ice. It fishes for its food, dangling its single hair into the sea to lure in prey. (Eiscue)

Standard Suspense

The State of Standard after Latin America’s IC and Roanoke’s Regional, with Looks at Malamar, Granbull, and a Zoroark Twist

A Trio of Lost Lightning

A Look at Malamar, Buzzwole, and Zoroark moving into Lost Thunder Standard

Temptation’s Trial

Pablo’s Dilemma Between Decks That Are and Those That Ought to Be

The Puzzle in the Void

Pablo’s Memphis Recap and First Looks at Expanded Rayquaza and Garbodor/Spread

The Memphis Megas

Examining Safe Standards for Memphis and Profiling Scizor-GX
Icy scales fall from its wings like snow as it flies over fields and mountains. The temperature of its wings is less than −290 degrees Fahrenheit. (Frosmoth)