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City League Top 4: Jirachi Zapdos Ultra Beasts

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Hello everyone, I am Ikki and recently, I have been playing a lot.

This time, I am proud to say that I placed in the top 4 at the Osaka City League. I thought I would write a free article detailing why I chose Jirachi Zapdos, the deck list, and my matchups for the day.
Why I chose Jirachi ZapdosThe day before the City League I played in a tournament with Reshiram & Charizard GX. However, I went 4-3 and I hit Water decks twice, losing to them. This turned me off playing a Fire deck for the City League.

My top choices were Fire decks (Reshram & Charizard or Charizard), Jirachi Zapdos and Ultra Necrozma, and I was lost as to which deck to play right up until the day of the tournament.

Thinking about the current meta, I saw it as primarily being made up of four decks: Ultra Necrozma, Jirachi Zapdos, Reshiram & Charizard and Pikachu & Zekrom. So, I wanted a deck that could handle each of these decks with ease.

Firstly, I considered Fire decks, but they struggle with quite a…

City League Top 8: Tool Drop

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Please find the original Japanese-language article here. Note my translation is not a perfect translation and I have rearranged and reworded some parts of the original article for clarity and readability. Find also some explanatory comments inside square brackets, italicised.

Greetings, I am the Shin-chan who is rumoured to be the best in my team.

This time, I will be writing about my deck which I used on the 3rd of March at the City League Osaka and will give a tournament report of the day.

You can read until the end for free, so please don’t get angry if I have written something strange.

However, please don’t hold back from sending comments, queries about how to play the deck in specific situations or any other questions. Fusuma-san (@husumapoke) will reply to all your messages.
Deck Explanation


3/1-4 Doublade 

Without this guy, I cannot really achieve anything, so I wanted to include four copies without a doubt

The Psychic type Honedge has the Ability Final Hour which can distribute …