Xander Pero

Author Archive

Zoroark’s Library of Legality

The Final Examination: Zoroark-GX/Banette-GX and Zoroark-GX/Magcargo before Memphis

The Spooky Side of Standard

The Guide to Zoroark-GX/Banette-GX/Garbodor GRI for Memphis

An Icy Idea

Examining the Viability of Buzzwole FLI/Weavile UPR/Shrine of Punishments for the Philly Standard

Simplicity is a Virtue

An In-Depth Guide to Straight Zoroark-GX for Worlds

On the Spooky Side

A Detailed Look at Banette-GX/Garbodor for the Worlds Format
This PokΓ©mon has a jaw that’s as sharp as a spear and as strong as steel. Apparently ___________’s flesh is surprisingly tasty, too. (Barraskewda)

The Shining Lights

Stars of the Celestial Storm Thoughts and Ideas for Worlds

A Jack of Owl Trades

A Season Wrap-up and Report from North America Internationals with Zoroark-GX/Decidueye-GX

The Ultra Road to Columbus

Looking at Ultra Necrozma-GX/Malamar for NAIC

The Local Loser

A Reflection on League Cups and Look at Buzzwole/Garbodor

The Star of the Show

A 1st Place Roanoke Report and Update on Standard Zoroark and Buzzwole for Madison
With jaws that can shear through steel rods, this highly aggressive PokΓ©mon chomps down on its unfortunate prey. (Drednaw)

The Beast Within

Previews of Beast Box and Gourgeist in Forbidden Light Standard and Expansions on Expanded

The Lay (and Law) of the Land

A Dissection of the Rule Changes, Standard, and Forbidden Light

The Local League

An Examination of the League Cup Meta and Zoroark-GX/Golisopod-GX

The Purple Princess Returns!

Xander’s 1st Place Portland Regionals Espeon/Garbodor Tournament Report

The Fallen Hero

A Tale of Clovers on St. Patrick’s Day and Updated Lists for Portland
The powerful muscles in its tail generate its electricity. Compared to its lower body, its upper half is entirely too small. (Dracozolt)