Figuring out Florida — Gedemer’s Final Takes By: Caleb Gedemer Posted 2 months ago to Premium Article 1 comment Let’s try this Standard format thing again. This weekend we’ve got Daytona Beach, Florida Regionals, offering itself as the second major opportunity to play the Standard format featuring the new Cosmic Eclipse cards. Going into a new format “blind” is an interesting experience and you’ll often see many ingenious decks take the event by storm. But in the case of the Latin America Internationals it was the opposite — decks utilizing Welder showed up in full force and we saw a deck wielding only one Cosmic Eclipse card win it all. Moving forward, we should have a better idea of what to expect after a week of League Cup events and more content being released around the web. I played Robin Schulz’s Welder Toolbox at a local League Challenge and League Cup this past weekend and saw a wide variety of decks. Arceus and Dialga and Palkia-GX by far seemed like the go-to for most players, especially those that hadn’t put much time into the format. This makes sense, as the deck is very much this format’s Pikachu and Zekrom-GX, a simple deck that can be picked up and played decently right away. Going into this weekend’s Regionals I want to beat the following decks in this order: If you'd like to continue reading PokeBeach's premium articles, consider purchasing a premium membership! It grants you full access to PokeBeach's premium articles and allows you to submit your deck lists and questions to our writers for advice! If you're not completely satisfied with your membership, you can request a full refund within 30 days! Simply cancel it in Paypal and then PM Water Pokemon Master for a full refund. No questions asked! Each subscription automatically renews at the end of its cycle, but you can stop or change it before then. 5.95 USD per 7 days Subscribe Weekly Subscription 5.95 / week. 14.97 USD per month Subscribe Monthly Subscription 14.97 / month. You'll also get a special subscriber badge under your avatar. 41.70 USD per 3 months Subscribe Quarterly Subscription Averages to 13.90 / month. You'll also get a special subscriber badge under your avatar and an Advanced Member banner.