PokeClass Episode 14 – Machamp, Back At The Top!

Monday, December 6th, 2010

I don’t know what happened to Dan this week. He usually posts his vids here, but maybe he fell asleep at the wheel. Anyway, I noticed that he had a new one up, so I’ll post it for him.

This week is another deck analysis on one of the top decks appearing at City Championships at the moment, Machamp. This deck used to fail to keep up to speed with everything that wasn’t SP or Regigigas, but with Machamp Prime for Triumphant, this deck is slowly crawling its way back to the top spot!

Watch for analysis and skeleton list!
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Monday, September 20th, 2010

Throughout this budding season, the format has undergone a massive fluctuation in speed. Some decks have sped up while some have slowed down. Claydol (or lack thereof) is mostly to blame.

With Stage 2 decks getting the shaft by relying on trainers such as Rare Candy, Pokemon Communication, Luxury Ball, etc, Stage 1 and Basic pokemon are picking up rapidly. The format is starting to clutter with sablechomps, luxchomps, dialgachomps, Legends, and a few fiery stage 1’s such as scizor and donphan. These SP decks have picked up massive popularity lately simply because they work! Why not run a deck that does everything you want without having to evolve your pokemon? The real question is “What can I do to topple these giants?” Here’s your answer:

Take Out

Get your pick-up lines ready ’cause you’re about to take SP’s on a date they won’t forget (and you won’t return their calls later). Machamp (Stormfront) is once again a deck to be reckoned with, and yes, I’m talking about “straight” Machamp. The ability to win a game on the first turn is still a strong possibility as well as “super-effective” to gaining the points or Victory Medals you’re after. Many may …

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