Pokemon TCGO Has Betrayed Me!
Has HotChoc angered the Pokemon TCGO gods? Find out as he lucky streak may finally come to an end in his free-to-play Pokemon adventure!
We Were SO CLOSE! Pokemon TCGO Free To Play!
When you’re going free to play, it doesn’t always work out. Sometimes you just miss out on those little edges. JUST.
Our New Free-to-Play Deck | Pokemon TCG
After some grinding, HotChoc is ready to head back into the Pokemon TCG queues with a brand new deck that cost him absolutely nothing!
Packs to Open! Playing Pokemon TCGO for FREE!
HotChoc’s continuing his adventure in free-to-play Pokemon TCGO, this time with some super spicy packs to open!
The MOST EXPENSIVE Cards from Silver Tempest in Pokemon TCG!
What cards should you hope to crack during your prerelease? HotChoc breaks down the most expensive cards in Silver Tempest so far!
We Cant Lose! Free To Play Pokemon TCGO!
The free to play Pokemon TCGO season continues, and HotChoc’s continuing his winning streak without even spending a dime!
These Silver Tempest Pokemon TCG Cards are MUST-HAVES!
What cards are absolute must-haves from Silver Tempest for Standard? HotChoc takes a look at his top picks from the new set!
OUR FIRST EVENT! Free to Play Pokemon TCGO!
The free to play Pokemon TCGO season continues! Let’s have some fun with our first event without spending a dollar!
The Win Streak Continues! Free to Play Pokemon TCGO!
HotChoc is continuing his adventure in free-to-play Pokemon TCGO by continuing his already impressive win streak!
Top 5 Best Pokemon TCG Budget Decks You Can Build Right Now!
Looking to get into Pokemon TCG but don’t want to spend a lot? Check out these five easy to build Pokemon TCG budget decks from HotChoc!
The Best Free to Play Theme Deck on Pokemon TCGO!
HotChoc continues his look at free-to-play Pokemon TCGO, this time with a few more coins to his name and a new theme deck!
Updating Mew VMAX in Pokemon TCG Standard with Lost Origin
While Lost Origin has brought plenty of new decks to Standard, an old favorite, Mew VMAX, still has plenty of viability in the new format!
Giratina VSTAR in Action! Pokemon TCG Standard
Giratina VSTAR is the breakout Pokemon from Lost Origin, and Stephane’s ready to try out the new Lost Zone payoff in Standard!
Escape the Lost Zone! Getting Ahead of the Lost Origin Meta
Pokemon TCG Standard isn’t just about the Lost Zone engine, with some old favorites still able to put up a fight against it!
The Top 5 Decks for Lost Origins Pokemon TCG Regionals!
With Pokemon TCG Regionals starting this week for Lost Origin, let’s look at what the top five best decks are for them!
Top 5 Lost Origins Budget Pokemon TCG Decks!
Now’s a fantastic time to play Pokemon TCG on a budget! Start with these five Lost Origin Standard decks from HotChoc!
Baltimore Recap and Hisuian Arcanine in the New Standard Meta
While Lost Zone decks have been getting all the attention in Lost Origin, Hisuian Arcanine is a well-positioned sleeper for the new meta!
The Trashalanche Pokemon Podcast — Episode 102
This week on the Trashalanche, Brent, Brit and Mike recap Baltimore and talk about the upcoming Pokemon TCG season.
A Pokemon TCG Guide to Giratina VSTAR and the Lost Zone Engine
The Lost Zone engine variant of Giratina VSTAR sits perfectly in the middle of power and flexibility, and could be a real contender!
The Trashalanche Pokemon Podcast — Episode 101
This week on the Trashalanche, Brent, Brit and Mike talk all things Baltimore, including tips and metagame, and Palkia, Arceus and more!
This Lost Zone Toolbox Doesn’t Even Need Mirage Gate!
Mirage Gate is typically a must-have tool for lost zone decks in Pokemon, but this new Standard deck doesn’t even need it to work!
The Trashalanche Pokemon Podcast — Episode 100
This week on the Trashlanche, Brent, Brit and Mike discuss how to qualify for Worlds, Charizard, Palkia and more!
Who Said Free To Play Pokemon TCGO Is Boring!?
Free to play games these days can be tricky, but it’s easy to play the Pokemon TCG online without dropping a single dollar!
Experimenting with the New Single-Prize Lost Zone Deck from Lost Origin
Using the lost zone from Lost Origin seems perfect with Giratina VSTAR, but it can work even better with a pile of single-Prize Pokemon!
Reshiram with Mirage Gate is Amazing! Pokemon TCG Standard
Mirage Gate is one of the biggest cards from Lost Origin, and Stephane’s eager to try it out with Reshiram in Pokemon TCG Standard!
The Best Lost Origin Pokemon TCG Cards in Expanded
Can Lost Origin break through in a format as powerful as Expanded? Stephane takes a look at some cards with real potential!
The Top 5 Lost Origin Pokemon TCG Decks to Worry About!
Lost Origin is out now and the meta is starting to take shape! Make sure to keep these five decks on your radar for Pokemon TCG Standard!
Top 5 Under the Radar Pokemon TCG Cards from Lost Origin
While everyone knows Giratina and the lost zone engine will be slam dunks, make sure to keep an eye on these five Lost Origin hidden gems!
The Jolteon Problem in Pokemon TCG Standard, and How to Solve It
Don’t want to lose to Jolteon at the tail end of the Astral Radiance format? Try out these decks to beat the Water-locking menace!
My Top 5 Cards From Pokemon TCG Lost Origin!
With Lost Origin right around the corner, HotChoc’s taking a look at his top five cards from the latest Pokemon TCG set!
Top 10 Best Pokemon TCG Expanded Decks – Expanded Power Rankings
What are the best decks in Expanded right now? Stephane takes a look at Pokemon’s eternal format with his updated Expanded Power Rankings!
The Trashalanche Pokemon Podcast — Episode 99
On this episode of The Trashalanche, Brent, Brit and Mike discuss the Pokemon World Championship more and discuss Baltimore on the horizon.
Post-Pokémon TCG World Championship Standard Power Rankings!
How did the Pokemon TCG World Championship shake up Standard? HotChoc takes a look with his updated Standard Power Rankings!
The Trashalanche Pokemon Podcast — Episode 98
On this episode of The Trashalanche, Brent, Brit and Mike discuss the Pokemon TCG World Champion and more Pokemon happenings.
A New Busted Way To Play Mew VMAX in Pokemon TCG Standard!
Mew VMAX has always been a powerhouse in Pokemon TCG Standard, but now we have a fresh take on it to make it even better!
Pokemon TCG World Championship Power Rankings!
The Pokemon TCG World Championship has wrapped up! What does Standard look like after the biggest tournament of the year?
Adapting the Mew/Trekking Shoes Engine with Arceus and Jolteon
With the World Championship shaking up the Pokemon TCG meta, Natalie’s adapting her decks to it with Trekking Shoes, Mew and even Jolteon!
ex Evolutions Return to Pokemon TCG In Scarlet & Violet
Ex Pokemon are making their triumphant return with the Scarlet and Violet expansion. Learn what this means for the future of the Pokemon TCG.
Your Pokemon TCG Worlds 2022 Tour!
What happened at the Pokemon TCG World Championship? Get the insider look from HotChoc as he reports from the Worlds floor!
Pokemon TCG’s Halloween Treat: Trick or Trade BOOsters
Pokemon has a sweet alternative to Halloween candy this year. Hand out themed BOOster packs this holiday season instead of sugary treats!
Why I Played Dialga VSTAR at the World Championships
Dialga VSTAR didn’t perform as well as Stephane wanted at Worlds, but it’s still worth picking up for its customization and for sheer fun!
Cross Dialga is Stéphane’s Innovation for the World Championships!
Dialga is already a known powerhouse in Pokemon TCG Standard, but can some innovations by Stephane make it the breakthrough deck to beat?
Decimate Your Opponent with Rapid Strike Inteleon VMAX!
Inteleon is a pretty versatile Pokemon, with a combination of them able to wreck your opponent all while healing off all their damage too!
Greninja V-Union Has Some New Killer Tricks!
We all know that V-Union Pokemon are super strong when they hit the playmat, and Greninja V-Union is no exception in Standard!
The Five Best Cards In Pokemon TCG GO
The Pokemon GO expansion for the Pokemon TCG is stuffed with flavorful and fun cards to add to your deck. Find the five most powerful here!
Pokemon TCG Happy Meals Bring Value to Your Fast Food
New promotional Pokemon packs can be found at your local McDonalds. Get extra value out of your Happy Meal with these special Pokemon packs!
Pokemon TCG Lost Origin Reveals Red’s Pikachu and Leon’s Charizard
Pokemon TCG Lost Origin features unique cards in its Trainer Gallery. Drew Knapp is hyped for two: Leon’s Charizard and Red’s Pikachu.
Three Rogue Decks for the Pokemon TCG World Championship
While there’s sure to be plenty of meta decks at the Pokemon TCG World Championship, don’t count out these three rogue decks just yet!
The Trashalanche Pokemon Podcast — Episode 97
This week on the Trashalanche, Brent, Brit and Mike discuss the upcoming Pokemon TCG World Championship to see what’ll come out on top.
Mew VMAX is a Contender for Pokemon TCG Worlds – Let’s Play It!
Mew VMAX is still the deck to beat for the Pokemon TCG World Championship, and Stephane wants to know his enemy well!
What to Expect at the Pokemon TCG World Championship and My Picks
What should you pick and expect at the Pokemon TCG World Championship? Xander breaks down his Day 1 picks and the expected metagame!
The Trashalanche Pokemon Podcast — Episode 96
This week on the Trashalanche, Brent, Brit and Mike walk through Radiant Charizard in preparation for the Pokemon World Championship!
Pokemon TCG’s Next Set: Lost Origins
Pokemon TCG’s next set is set to release on September 9th. Here, we highlight what you can expect including some amazing new cards!
Last Pokemon TCG Standard Power Rankings Before Worlds!
The World Championships are next week, so let’s see what the best decks in Standard are with the latest Pokemon TCG Power Rankings!
Never Let Your Opponent Take Prizes! Arceus Bastiodon Deck
No Prizes for you! HotChoc is trying out one of the tankiest decks in all of Pokemon TCG Standard with Arceus / Bastiodon!
Lizards Everywhere! – A Standard Guide to Radiant Charizard / Inteleon
Radiant Charizard has turned out to be one of the best one-Prize attackers in Standard, and with Inteleon, offers an amazing toolbox too!
Is Radiant Charizard the Best One-Prize Attacker?
There’s a lot of solid one-Prize attackers in Pokemon TCG Standard right now, but is Radiant Charizard the best? Stephane checks it out!
Expanded Pokemon TCG Power Rankings with Stephane
What’s new in the all-powerful Expanded format? Stephane takes a look with his updated video Pokemon TCG Power Rankings!
A New Challenger! Mewtwo V-Union / Arceus in Pokemon TCG Standard
Mewtwo V-Union has only emerged lately as a contender in Pokemon TCG Standard, and with Arceus it could take down the World Championships!
Budget Charizard Enters the Pokemon TCG Standard Power Rankings!
The World Championships are only two weeks away, and some new decks are looking to be big time threats on the Pokemon TCG Power Rankings!
The Shadiest of Dealings – The State of Inteleon Toolbox
The Inteleon toolbox has been the backbone of Standard decks for a while, and Stephane’s pushing it even further with his new take, Waterbox!
The Trashalanche Pokemon Podcast — Episode 91
This week on the Trashalanche, Brent, Brit and Mike discuss the strategies at the Pokemon World Championships, Dialga and other topics.
The Best Legendary Pokemon of Pokemon GO
Cracking open a legendary in a pack of Pokemon is a wonderful feeling. Pokemon GO is full of some of the best legendary Pokemon you can pull!
10 Most Valuable Pokemon GO Cards
The new Pokemon TCG set, Pokemon GO, features some exceptional collectibles. Find out the best value you can pull from Pokemon packs now.
The Most Collectible Art of Pokemon GO
The biggest draw for many Pokemon TCG collectors is the art. The newest Pokemon TCG set, Pokemon GO, features some great collectible pieces.
Optimizing Arceus / Inteleon Post-NAIC
Arceus is back on everyone’s radar after its great performance and NAIC, and Natalie’s been tweaking her list in preparation for Worlds!
Raticate KO’s EVERYTHING in the Format!
Alolan Raticate really takes no prisoners! With its Super Fang, we can remove anything your opponent has in play!
The Trashalanche Pokemon Podcast — Episode 90
This week on the Trashalanche, Brent, Brit and Mike talk about Mellow Magikarp and a myriad of other Pokemon TCG topics!
New Budget Deck Enters The Power Rankings! | Pokemon TCG
As the World Championships edge even closer, a new budget deck enters the Power Rankings, and it’s a crazy one too!
The Ultimate Palkia VSTAR Bible
After a great run at NAIC, Isaiah has tuned his Palkia VSTAR deck to crush the competition and be potentially the best deck in the format!
Ice Rider Calyrex Has A New Best Friend!
Ice Rider Calyrex VMAX was always a heavy hitter, but can be too one dimensional! However, with some new additions, we can change that!
Win Every Game By Turn 2! Turbo Dialga VSTAR Deck Profile
You don’t get bonus points for winning hard games, so make them all as easy as possible with Dialga VSTAR’s Star Chronos!
Your Guide to Day 1 of the Pokemon World Championship
The Pokemon World Championship is no ordinary tournament! Natalie breaks down the unique structure and remember – time is of the essence!
Theme Format Decks: Relentless Flame
The theme format on Pokemon TCG Online, or PTCGO, is one of the best ways to play on the client. Relentless Flame is poised to crush the theme meta!
Pokemon GO’s Radiant Pokemon
Pokemon GO is the exciting Pokemon TCG expansion that celebrates the titular mobile game. It features beautiful, new radiant Pokemon you’ll love.
Melmetal VMAX One Hit KO! – Pokemon TCG
Melmetal VMAX is one of the strong new Pokemon in the Pokemon Go mini-set, and it’s capable of some truly powerful one-hit KOs!
Pokemon TCG: A Look At Mewtwo
Mewtwo is a cultural staple for hardcore Pokemon fans and casual collectors alike. Discover the most interesting, collectible versions of Mewtwo here.
Revisiting Dialga VSTAR After NAIC
While Xander wasn’t satisfied with his record at NAIC with Dialga VSTAR, he still feels like the deck has potential going forward!
This Two-Cent Card Takes Six Prizes Easily!
Lunala’s Lunar Pain Attack is crazy strong! All you need is some damage in play first to sweep your opponent’s Pokemon away!
The Many Faces of PokeStop
PokeStop is one of the hidden gems from Pokemon Go, and it could bring back old archetypes to Standard and even cut it in Expanded!
The Trashalanche Pokemon Podcast — Episode 89
This week on the Trashalanche, Brent, Brit and Mike cover a myriad of topics, from Logan Paul to TCGplayer and even some Pokemon stuff!
Solrock / Lunatone – Name a More Iconic Duo!
Solrock and Lunatone have always worked well together, and the newest Pokemon Go iterations of them may just be powerful enough for Standard!
What is the Theme Format in Pokemon TCG Online?
Pokemon TCG Online, or PTCGO, features an array of ways to play. One of the best options for new players is the casual-friendly Theme format.
Discard ALL Your Opponent’s Cards Super Fast with Gyarados!
Who needs cards? With the new Gyarados from Pokemon Go, you can easily rip away all of your opponent’s at lightning-fast speeds!
The Trashalanche Pokemon Podcast — Episode 88
This week on the Trashalanche, Brent, Brit and Mike do a set review for the newest Pokemon TCG mini-set, Pokemon Go!
Name a More Iconic Duo – A Guide to Solrock / Lunatone
Solrock and Lunatone go together like chocolate and peanut butter, able to easily KO Pokemon from basics to even VSTARs and VMAXs!
ChannelFireball and BinderPOS Combine with TCGplayer
ChannelFireball has a massive announcement. We’re combining with TCGPlayer and starting an exciting new chapter for both companies!
Pokemon Go TCG Set Review – Normal and Trainers
TrainerChip’s wrapping up his Pokemon Go TCG Set Review, finishing things up with all the sweet Normal type and Trainer cards in the set!
Biggest Drop Ever? Pokemon TCG Standard Power Rankings!
The dust has settled from NAIC and everyone’s Worlds testing has started. How will that affect the Power Rankings? Let’s find out!
Expanded Power Rankings are Back!
With the dust settling on Astral Radiance, what changes have come to Expanded? Stephane takes a look with his Power Rankings!
WIN IN TWO TURNS with Greedent VMAX!
Greedent VMAX has gone under the radar, but with some slow but sure buffs and the Pokemon Go set, it’s now a total monster!
Pokemon Go TCG Set Review – Darkness, Metal and Dragon
TrainerChip is continuing on with his Pokemon Go TCG Set Review, this time with all the Darkness, Metal and Dragon type Pokemon!
Mewtwo VSTAR is HERE!
Mewtwo VSTAR is one of the hottest new cards from the Pokemon Go set, and TrainerChip can’t wait to try it out in Standard!
A Look Back at First Post-Pandemic Pokemon Format – UPR-RCL
The first Pokemon TCG Standard format, UPR-RCL, is often forgotten due to a lack of tournaments, but houses some great decks and strategies!
Dragapult’s Biggest Problem Has Just Been Solved!
Dragapult has always been a big boy of the format, but it struggled to clear the way of threats… until now that is!