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Arceus and Duraludon Gets Even Better!

Arceus and Duraludon Gets Even Better!

What’s poppin’ PTCGO Store readers? Our newest Pokemon TCG Online set, Silver Tempest, has been released, and the metagame has certainly been shaken up. There are new decks, like Lugia VSTAR [Silver Tempest], that are winning online events, and some older decks, like Mew VMAX [Fusion Strike], have recently gotten a lot stronger! You might be asking, “why is Zach talking about decks that aren’t Duraludon VMAX?” Well, let me jump into that. Lugia VSTAR is all about Special Energy, Mew VMAX is all about Special Energy, and Duraludon VMAX is all about blocking damage from Pokemon with Special Energy attached to them with its Skyscraper Ability! While those decks might have some answers to Skyscraper, most aren’t properly equipped to deal with it! And that's why I am showcasing Arceus VSTAR / Duraludon VMAX in this article today! Stay tuned for the strategy, my list, and more! If you need any cards to build this tanky Pokemon TCG deck, be sure to use code zlesage5 to save 5% at ptcgostore.com! With super fast email delivery and a large selection of  PTCGO codes, PTCGO Store has you covered for all of your Pokemon TCG Online and PTCG Live needs. Let’s jump into the strategy!
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Mew is Back on Top!

Mew is Back on Top!

What’s poppin’ PTCGO Store readers? Have you been enjoying Silver Tempest? I have been having a bunch of fun with our new format, and I have a hidden gem of a deck to share with you today - Mew VMAXMew VMAX has been around since Fusion Strike and most recently getting printed as a ready-to-play League Battle Deck, but it has gained a notable tech in Silver Tempest. That card is Forest Seal Stone (Silver Tempest), and it packs a punch! It allows you to search your deck for any single card you want and gives this deck an opportunity to use a VSTAR Power. While it might still be bugged on PTCGO, you CAN use Star Alchemy under Path to the Peak (Chilling Reign) to search for an out to Path to the Peak. Yeah, you can literally use that Ability since Forest Seal Stone isn’t a “Pokemon”, and grab a Lost City (Lost Origin) to start using your Abilities again. Beyond being able to wiggle out of Path to the Peak, you can use it to search for the missing card necessary to pull off a huge turn-one combo with Meloetta (Fusion Strike). Do you need the Fusion Strike EnergyElesa’s Sparkle, or something else? Use your Forest Seal Stone to get that missing card! Even though Lugia VSTAR (Silver Tempest) is being hyped up, Mew VMAX has found itself back in the driver's seat of the metagame - it is honestly fantastic! In this article, I will explain the main strategy of Mew VMAX, share my decklist, and other important information. If you are missing any cards for this deck or any other deck, be sure to pick up some Pokemon TCG codes right from ptcgostore.com using code zlesage5 to save 5%. With instant email delivery and a large selection of codes - PTCGO Store is one of the best places to pick up codes on the internet! Let’s jump into the strategy!
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Powerful Pokemon Deck - Kyurem / Palkia

Powerful Pokemon Deck - Kyurem / Palkia

What’s poppin’ PTCGO Store readers? It’s your boy Zach Lesage here, and I have yet another blog to share with you all in the Lost Origin format. Since the release of Astral Radiance, we all know that Origin Forme Palkia VSTAR (Astral Radiance) has been one of the absolute best Pokemon TCG decks, but Lost Origin brought on a new friend in the form of Kyurem VMAX (Lost Origin) to shake up the metagame. Kyurem adds a certain amount of raw power to the deck that allows it to OHKO almost any Pokemon with its sizable Max Frost attack. Pairing that with its Glaciated World Ability that works with either Rotom Phone (Champions Path) or Oranguru (Sword and Shield) allows you to tackle almost any deck. This deck has largely been one of the most played and most successful Pokemon online decks so far in our current Standard Pokemon format, and I want to share some of the best lists with you! If you are missing any of the cards, use code zlesage5 right here at the PTCGO store to save 5% on Pokemon TCG Online codes. They offer instant delivery right to your email and have a vast selection of PTCGO codes for everyone. Let’s get it!
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The Regis are Super Powerful!

The Regis are Super Powerful!

Wanna learn more about one of the lesser talked best Pokemon Online decks in our Standard Lost Origin format? Well, your boy Zach Lesage has your back! I recently took Regigigas (Astral Radiance) for a spin at Peoria Regionals, and I placed 23rd out of nearly 1100 participants! I could’ve easily played the same Origin Forme Palkia VSTAR (Astral Radiance) / Inteleon (Sword and Shield) list as my teammate Calvin Connor, but I had a different view on the metagame (and still do). With powerful Comfey (Lost Origin) / Radiant Charizard (Pokemon GO) decks crushing the Late Night series events, I knew that Regis would have a solid matchup against it. They essentially would have to take an early KO on any Regi with Cramorant (Lost Origin) with some help from either Articuno (Pokemon Go) or Galarian Zigzagoon (Sword and Shield). Giratina VSTAR (Lost Origin) is a similar matchup, but you can always use Regieleki (Evolving Skies) to snipe a Giratina V (Lost Origin) on the Bench and sweep up with Regidrago (Evolving Skies) for the remaining 240 damage. Kyurem VMAX (Lost Origin) decks have largely been a relatively easy matchup, but some do play Empoleon V (Battle Styles) which can stop any Regi deck from functioning. Most lists either play Boss’s Orders (Rebel Clash), Canceling Cologne (Astral Radiance), and/or Path to the Peak (Chilling Reign) to get around it. I could spend another paragraph or so sharing the good, but I’m sure you get my point; Regis is one of the best decks in the format. In this blog, I’m going to share my two most current lists for this deck, some strategies, and more! If you are missing any of the cards for Regis, use code zlesage5 right here at the Ptcgo store to save 5on Pokemon TCG Online codes. They offer instant delivery right to your email and have a vast selection of PTCGO codes for everyone. Let’s get it!

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Palkia VSTAR is Still Winning!

Palkia VSTAR is Still Winning!

What’s up, PTCGO Store readers? It’s your boy Zach, and I’m back with my newest article in our brand new Lost Origin format! At the time of writing this article, the format has been around for about two weeks, and the format is getting wild! Kyurem VMAX (Lost Origin) is seeing a bunch of success, Giratina VSTAR (Lost Origin) decks are improving every day, and Mew VMAX (Fusion Strike) is still getting wins at major online events! Another deck that consistently sees success is Origin Forme Palkia VSTAR (Astral Radiance), largely the best deck from our Sword and Shield to Pokemon Go Standard format. Palkia VSTAR is a deck that I’ve enjoyed playing and it has earned me Championship Points at NAIC, London Open, and Baltimore Regionals. It is in a better position in this format than last because Flying Pikachu VMAX (Celebrations) isn’t seeing much play, and it has opportunities to use Radiant Greninja (Astral Radiance) against opposing Comfey (Lost Origin). Between powerful attacks, large amounts of HP, and a bunch of technical cards - Palkia VSTAR looks like it will make a splash at both Peoria Regionals and Salt Lake City Regionals! In this article, I will be sharing two versions of a traditional Palkia VSTAR list - one with 4 copies of Battle VIP Pass (Fusion Strike) and one with more copies of “Ball” Search, but both of these decks are tournament ready! If you are looking for any of the cards to build these Pokemon online decks, consider picking up PTCGO codes right here at the PTCGO store! As an added bonus, use code zlesage5 to save 5% off your order of Pokemon TCG codes, including brand new Lost Origin PTCGO codes! Let’s get it!
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Top 3 Reimagined Decks from Lost Origin

Top 3 Reimagined Decks from Lost Origin

What’s poppin’ PTCGO Store readers? I’m back with another article - this time focusing on Lost Origin! Whenever we get a new format, there are two ways to really stand up against the competition - you either play new Pokemon online decks or TCG decks that have been around for a while that have seen success. We all know Giratina VSTAR (Lost Origin) will be good, but most early takes are likely to suffer from non-optimized lists. On the other hand, we already know what 99% of an Origin Forme Palkia VSTAR (Astral Radiance) list looks like, so we can substitute a few cards whenever a new set comes out. The goal of this article is to take decks that were previously successful and throw on a fresh layer of paint - add something shiny and new! That being said, let’s jump into it!
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Phantom Star - Hisuian Zoroark VSTAR

Phantom Star - Hisuian Zoroark VSTAR

Hello Trainers! We’re back with another fun article for you, going over a very cool deck from the newest expansion, Lost Origin. Local events just got announced, Regionals are starting up for the 2022-2023 season, and life is good!
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Breaking the Skyline - Duraludon VMAX!

Breaking the Skyline - Duraludon VMAX!

Hey, what's up, PTCGO Store readers? Gabriel Smart is back with another article today! The 2022 Pokemon World Championships are fast approaching, and the metagame has been developing rapidly. Players from across the globe will be descending on London, UK, for the World Championships to crown the next big winners! I personally will be attending the Pokemon World Championships and am actively preparing for this event. The 2022 Pokemon TCG World Championships is by far the biggest Pokemon event of the year, and it is so amazing to see it return after its 3-year hiatus due to Covid. Today, I am going to be going over one of the biggest sleeper decks heading into the event! By the way, if you are looking to save some cash on PTCGO codes for current, and upcoming sets, make sure to use code Smart5 to save 5% off your next order. Let's dive into the decklist that I have constructed of Arceus Duraludon VMAX!
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“Thin Ice” - Ice Rider Calyrex VMAX with Astral Radiance

“Thin Ice” - Ice Rider Calyrex VMAX with Astral Radiance

Hey there Trainers! I hope you’re enjoying the time in between NAIC and Worlds - it’s one of the most fun times to be a player because people are trying to break the format as creatively as possible! Many testing groups are keeping their decks secret, and some people are itching to test out their new concepts on the ladder. Okay, not just some - A LOT of people are trying out new concepts on the ladder! One of those unique concepts is actually this Palkia VSTAR/Ice Rider Calyrex VMAX deck that can hit extremely hard and take easy OHKOs. It can carry this pressure throughout the entirety of the game and does a really good job of it too. Let’s chat about Ice Rider Calyrex VMAX today! 
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“Full Moon Swing!” — Does Lunatone/Solrock live up to the hype?

“Full Moon Swing!” — Does Lunatone/Solrock live up to the hype?

Hey there Trainers! I hope you’re enjoying the time in between NAIC and Worlds - it’s one of the most fun times to be a player because people are trying to break the format as creatively as possible! Many testing groups are keeping their decks secret, and some people are itching to test out their new concepts on the ladder. Okay, not just some - A LOT of people are trying out new concepts on the ladder! One of those unique concepts is actually this Lunatone/Solrock deck that can hit extremely hard, very fast. It can carry this pressure throughout the entirety of the game and does a really good job of it too. It’s been a scourge for any players who are testing for Worlds, but for a good reason - it wins games. Let’s chat about Lunatone/Solrock today! 
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