I hope you all enjoyed World Championships 2019 whether you competed, spectated, or watched the matches and results from home. There are curated lists that cannot be uploaded by regular users. I suspect Channeler to find its way into some archetypes as the meta progresses, which is another reason to consider discarding Cobalion-GX from the list. Latios-GX has the attack Clear Vision GX which prohibits your opponent from using a GX attack for the remainder of the game. The other two attacks on Flareon-GX are quite usable as well. Mewbox can be built a few different ways and we saw two unique builds in the Masters division Top 8. Sigilyph-GX could be switched into after a Lightning Ride GX by Alolan Raichu & Raichu or just stuck into the active while you set up, forcing your opponent to either hit into its ability, gust around it, or play down a Power Plant. Ito went with a, Heatran-GX’s Steaming Stomp does 130 damage for 3 energy and is much more efficient versus low HP Pokemon than Blacephalon-GX’s Mind Blown is. Bright Flame is a good mid-range attack that deals 190 and discards 2 energy, so that you don’t have to overextend for a smaller knockout. You may also register a PokéBeach account using your existing Facebook, Twitter, and Gmail accounts: Pokémon and its trademarks are ©1995-2020 Nintendo, Creatures, and GAMEFREAK. Power Burner GX does 20 damage for each basic fire energy in the discard pile, and since this list plays 16 Fire energy that means this attack can do a considerable amount of damage for just one energy. Ito included 2 Heatran-GX in his Blacephalon-GX deck, so I posit that it was an integral part of his end-game plan in addition to an efficient attacker versus single prize Pokemon. The Pokémon Company International is not responsible for the content of any linked website that is not operated by The Pokémon Company International. Masters Division Champion—Mewtwo & Mew-GX, Masters Division Runner-Up—Blacephalon-GX/Naganadel-GX, Masters Division Semifinalist—Reshiram & Charizard-GX/Green’s Exploration, Masters Division Semifinalist—Reshiram & Charizard-GX/Ninetales, Masters Division Quarterfinalist—Pikachu & Zekrom-GX/Raichu & Alolan Raichu-GX, Masters Division Quarterfinalist—Reshiram & Charizard-GX/Green’s Exploration, Masters Division Quarterfinalist—Mewtwo & Mew-GX, Masters Division Quarterfinalist—Articuno-GX/Pidgeotto/Girafarig. I prefer this build of Blacephalon-GX over any of the other variants since, We are all aware of Green’s Reshi’s healing capabilities, but what can a Reshizard deck manage to heal without the searching help of, The strategy of the deck is to allow your opponent to take prize cards until you can, All in all, Worlds 2019 was a really exciting tournament and gave us our first glimpse at the format for the season and what seems to be a diverse format. Brand’s Mewbox omitted defensive options like, Moving forward, I have removed Cobalion-GX from the list myself in favor of, Shintaro Ito is known for his spicy concoctions like his world’s winning Mega Audino-EX deck from 2016. Tournament Meta Decks are current level Meta Decks that are capable of going up against the best of the best. Blacephalon-GX/Naganadel has been a popular deck since the release of Blacephalon-GX and that is surely going to remain a constant with Shintaro Ito placing 2nd at the World Championships with the trusty Squid / Cake Pop… thing. The Green’s Reshi decks are pretty vanilla, but I will give my opinions on differences on the margins for each list. Learn winning strategies from a selection of the best players in the game, and start making your own plans for the 2020 World Championships! If you're registered and logged in, you can reply to this story's forum thread directly on this page with all of the forum's functionality! We're currently looking for TCG news writers, especially those who live in time zones where it's night in America (such as Europe). TCG No one would have expected Pidgeotto control, so who knows what else the format has in store for us. Heatran’s attack Hot Burn GX does 50 damage for each fire energy attached to Heatran, so this can do a considerable amount of damage from using Burning Road to gather energy onto Heatran-GX. Expand your horizons and make new friends on one of the largest Pokémon forums on the net! Formats. With Malamar having a poor performance at World’s, I would expect the Malamar variants to see less play and for Lysandre Labs and Great Potion to carry less value in response. They will release on November 22nd for $12.99 each. I will be going over the top 8 decklists from the Masters Division and highlighting the more interesting inclusions from the most successful decks of the World Championships. Hoopa was a popular attacking tech Pokemon at World’s for the likes of Giratina LOT. ), 60-card deck (cards have a different card back and are not tournament legal), A code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online. I prefer 2 Power Plants in my Green’s Reshi, but this archetype has a lot of room for player preference and that is one of the best things about it. Its Lava Flow is a non-GX attack with OHKO potential and is fulfilling a purpose that Blaziken-GX or Dragonite-GX could also be used for. Blacephalon - Shintaro Ito. Similar to Theme decks, World Championship decks are purchasable non-tournament-legal prints of 60-card decks used by World Championship players. I think I’d rather run a Channeler to remove the effect of the opponent’s Latios-GX’s Clear Vision GX and then use Magcargo’s Burning Magma GX to win. Posted 1 year ago to It’s time for the HCT World Championship 2019 – the most important tournament of the year! Because of Cobalion-GX’s ability that removes special conditions from all of your Pokémon with steel energy attached, Cobalion is a sensible inclusion in the rainbow energy builds. Worlds. Check back soon! I like the streamlined nature of this list, but I dislike the omission of Latios-GX. Venom Shot does 170 to any of your opponent’s Pokemon, so this is a very good option if your opponent has retreated a damaged threat to the bench or has a Dedenne-GX that you can pick off for two prizes. They include Masters winner Henry Brand’s “Perfection” deck, 2nd place Masters winner Shintaro Ito’s “Mind Blown” deck, Senior winner Kaya Lichtleitner’s “Fire Box” deck, and Junior winner Haruki Miyamoto’s “Pikarom Judge” deck. Of course it has the downside of discarding energy to take the knockout, but Victini Prism doesn’t mind some extra energy in the discard pile. His World’s 2019 finalist deck however, is not very off-the-wall. Henry Brand thought so and he won the World Championships, so it’s hard to argue with his decision. PokéBeach's news commenting system is completely integrated with our forums! Internationals. (You must log in or sign up to reply here. Please note that these websites' privacy policies and security practices may differ from The Pokémon Company International's standards. I rather like Super Scoop Up in this deck since I don’t think Mixed Herbs would be realistic to pull off consistently and Great Potion might not do enough. You can check out more of my work at. The Worlds 2019 Championship decks have been revealed! Infinity does 20 damage for each basic energy in your discard pile and then you shuffle all of the basic energy back into your deck. Latios is also extremely useful for its Tag Purge attack, which swings for 120 damage and then prevents damage done by Tag Team Pokemon next turn which effectively lets your Mewtwo & Mew tank against opposing Tag Team decks.