Coast to Coast –– A Review of Daytona Beach and Looking at San Diego By: Jimmy Pendarvis Posted 10 months ago to Premium Article 3 comments Hello Pokebeach readers! It has been a while since my last article here, but I am glad to be back. I have been playing a ton recently, traveling all around to do it, and having fun along the way. My latest escapade was a quick drive down to Daytona Beach for the Regional Championship this past weekend, and the tournament went well. I was able to get Top 16 with a Doll Stall list that fellow PokeBeach writer, Grant Manley, handed the rest of our group the day before the event. After placing my trust in Grant and playing a whopping zero games heading into the tournament, I was able to take advantage of the deck’s strong matchups and consistency to finish with a 7-1-1 record at the end of Day 1. I knew Day 2 was going to be tough due to the high amount of counters that were hanging around the top tables, and I fell short of Top 8 after losing to Gustavo Wada in game three of our win and in. Unfortunate to be so close and not seal the deal, but it was a strong performance nonetheless and I am looking forward to trying again at the next event. Speaking of which, I leave for San Diego Regional soon! It is going to be interesting to see how the meta develops moving forward, and I am going to share my thoughts on standard as a whole in this article. Without further ado, let’s get things started. ContentsWhat I Played – Doll StallThoughts on Doll StallA Deck That Stood Out to Me – Arceus and Dialga and Palkia-GXWhat Won – Gardevoir and Sylveon-GXThoughts on Arceus and Dialga and Palkia-GX and Gardevoir and Sylveon-GXWhat Flopped – Baby Blacephalon/PidgeottoSan Diego Regional Championships Thoughts / PredictionsConclusion What I Played – Doll Stall Pokemon (19)3x Florges (FOL #86)4x Flabébé (FOL #84)4x Jirachi (TEU #99)2x Munchlax (UNM #173)2x Mew (UNB #76)1x Latios-GX (UNM #78)1x Spiritomb (UNB #112)1x Girafarig (LOT #94)1x Wobbuffet (LOT #93)Trainers (40)4x Professor Oak's Setup (COE #201)4x Steven's Resolve (CES #145)3x Lusamine (CRI #96)2x Professor Elm's Lecture (LOT #188)2x Bellelba and Brycen-Man (COE #186)1x Channeler (UNM #190)4x Pokégear 3.0 (UNB #182)4x Acro Bike (PRC #122)4x Lillie's Poké Doll (COE #197)4x Stealthy Hood (UNB #186)3x Rare Candy (UL #82)2x Pokémon Communication (TEU #152)2x Escape Board (ULP #122)1x Sky Pillar (CES #144)Energy (1)1x Rainbow Energy (HS #104) 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.