Rahul Reddy

Author Archive
  • Joined Oct ’10
  • “Bee Revenge is best served Cold”

Bio: Top 16 North American Player, I started playing in 2011 casually and chased my first World’s Invite in 2015 (I didn’t get it). Since then I’ve been working hard to become better at the game every day and be as candid as I can be with my opinions. I also enjoy watching Anime, the NFL and just relaxing a bunch.

4Γ— Worlds Invites
14Γ— Regional Top 8s
1Γ— IC Top 8

Admit One

Five Things I’ve Learned About the UPR–RCL Metagame, Format Favs (Fire Box, Mewtwo Welder, Inteleon VMAX/Frosmoth), the Players Cup, Playtesting, and Record Keeping

The Socially-Distant PokΓ© Life

How I’m Dealing w/ Being Stuck Inside, Myriad Online Tournaments, and Introducing Project Old Decks

Down Down Under

My OCIC Zacian/ADP, 5-4/What Went Wrong, and Galarian Obstagoon’s Matchup Spread

More Power!

Dallas Recap w/ Shock Lock, Sword & Shield Top 5 (for Standard), and Electrocharger PikaRom for OCIC

A Good Aura

Marathon Watching, Expanded in Five Points, Lucario-GX, and Obligatory Bees
When it isn’t battling, it keeps Dreepy in the holes on its horns. Once a fight starts, it launches the Dreepy like supersonic missiles. (Dragapult)

GG End

Daytona Beach and San Diego Regionals Recaps with a Detailed Breakdown of Garchomp & Giratina-GX/Mismagius

Turbo Mode Engaged

A Thorough Top 32 LAIC Recap w/ Mew Box and Just-Maybe GardEon for Daytona Beach

Death, Taxes, and Vespiquen

My Top 2 Decks for Richmond and Top 5 Cards from Cosmic Eclipse

King of the Jungle

Another Take on Mew Box/Jirachi and a Bold Blacephalon-GX/Naganadel for Knoxville

It’s Good to Know Karate

Green’s Dojo ReshiZard and Reset Stamp PikaRom for Atlantic City/Cologne/SΓ£o Paulo
Infinite amounts of energy pour from this PokΓ©mon’s enlarged core, warping the surrounding space-time. (Eternamax Eternatus)

Inside and Out

Five Final Tips, GG Malamar’s Matchups, and An Attempt at Stabilizing Dark Box

Fire and Extraterrestrial Spice

Testing Lessons, Green’s ReshiZard, and Beheeyem for the World Championships/DC Open

The Chef’s Electric Stove

Unified Minds: Top 10 Impact Cards and UPR-on PikaRom v1.10

Checkmate, Check-PokΓ©mon

An NAIC Recap, What Made 1st–3rd Unique, My Own Tournament Report, and Reflections on Losing Your Head

Trial by Fire

A Santa Clara Tournament Report with the 1st Place ReshiZard, What I Learned From My Losses, the PikaRom I Didn’t Play, and Oh Yeah Madison
It absorbs the life-force of those who drink it. It waits patiently, but opportunities are fleetingβ€”it tastes so bad that it gets spat out immediately. (Sinistea)