11 results for: Malamar

Main Course Calamari

All About Malamar (List, Matchups, Techs) for Knoxville, Cups, and Challenges
Hello again readers, I’m back with my thoughts on the meta after playing in Atlantic City and some League Cups. I didn’t do great in Atlantic City, finishing 5-1-3 in Top 128. I played Malamar, which could explain my tie rate, and I don’t regret it. Michael Catron played the exact same 60 as me, […]

Check Check, Is This Thing On

Shifts in Standard, Malamar: the Squid-surgence, Sequencing, and a Checkmate Update
Hey everyone! It’s been a hot minute since my last article, and since my last tournament, really. For those unaware, I recently started college at the University of Illinois this year. I’m excited to be taking this next step in my academic career and life. However, college has greatly reduced my ability to play Pokรฉmon. […]

Running the Tiers

Lists, Pros, and Cons for 10 Top Decks this Weekend (Sรฃo Paulo, AC, and Cologne)
Howdy, SixPrizes readers! I’m back to bring you an overview of the current UPRโ€“HIF metagame because I think the format has stabilized and we can identify what the best decks are. After Worlds, we saw that Welder-based decks, such as Mew Box, Blacephalon-GX, and Ability ReshiZard, were powerful and they have continued to do well […]

Hi-Yo, Keldeo

Zigging Through the GX-Dominated Metagame with QuagNag/Keldeo-GX and Malamar/Spell Tags
Hello everyone! I’m back with news on the world of competitive Pokรฉmon TCG. Here in Sรฃo Paulo, Brazil, many League Cups and Challenges are happening, and they have been attended by many players, with an average of 40 players in League Cups and 25 players in League Challenges. The metagame around here hasn’t changed much […]

And We’re Off

Mew Box and the New ‘Zard, Malamar for Cups, Tiers, and Worlds Recap w/ PikaRom
Hello 6P! Welcome back to another article by yours truly! Worlds has come and gone in what seemed like a flash to me, and as usual, it was a great time! I decided to play PikaRom in the end, as Malamar felt unreliable and Fire M&Mโ€™s didnโ€™t seem quite stable enough, even though when it […]

Inside and Out

Five Final Tips, GG Malamar’s Matchups, and An Attempt at Stabilizing Dark Box
Hello again SixPrizes readers, and welcome to the final countdown! We’re five days away from the biggest tournament of the yearโ€”Worldsโ€”and I’m going to make sure you have all the tools in your belt (and bag) to safely embark on this journey that lies ahead of you. The biggest thing to remember is to have […]

Soaring the Skies

GG Malamar w/ Dragon Talon and Blacephalon-GX/Naganadel for Worlds/DC Open
Hey there 6P readers! I’m excited to be back again writing for this fantastic site as this will be my second article on here. Worlds is inching closer and closer as the weeks have gone by. I’ve been doing a lot of coaching, testing, and just getting ready for Worlds all at once. I even […]

Let the Teching Begin

On the Best Finish Limits for 2019โ€“2020 and My Current Top 3 Decks for Worlds
Hello there 6P! Weโ€™re in the final countdown for Worlds, as we are now under two weeks out from the event! Iโ€™m getting excited about it after a roller coaster of a season, which began with me forgetting to write down my Supporters at LAIC to accumulating over 1,000 CP in the span of four […]

Ear Kitty Kitty

Psychic Malamar, On Using Spell Tag, and the Pitfalls of Naganadel-GX Control
Hey everyone! Worlds is only two weeks away, which is honestly pretty terrifying. When I looked at my calendar, I quickly realized that there’s very little time left to prepare for the largest tournament of the year. Rivaled by that emotion was my excitement! Though stressful, Worlds is my favorite tournament of the year. It […]

1 Month Laterโ€ฆ

My Favorite Decklists for Worlds, Including ReshiZard, PikaRom (w/ + w/o Jirachi), Dark Box, Blacephalon, Malamar, and Lost March
Howdy SixPrizes readers! As I said in my previous article about a month ago, my goal for July was to test as many decks as possible and bring the ones I liked the most to you, as well as improve the lists presented last month. So, letโ€™s get straight to the point because todayโ€™s article […]

Starting with Squid

On the Unified Minds Set List and Malamar Adapted for UPR-on
Hello 6P! July has come and the 2019โ€“2020 season is now in full swing. We have League Cups and Challenges already happening all over the world, and I myself played in a Cup this past weekend. I didnโ€™t do too hot, as I whiffed Top 8 playing Greenโ€™s ReshiZard. I chose to play this deck […]