Clash of the Titans — Will Established Decks Embrace Rebel Clash? By: Jimmy Pendarvis Posted 3 weeks ago to Premium Article Hello and welcome back to PokeBeach! This is the one and only place where you will find articles from myself and many other strong tournament competitors. Today I have something a little bit more exciting to talk about, the release of Rebel Clash! The last couple of months have been a relatively tough time on the competitive scene, but the arrival of multiple online tournaments and the release of a new set should certainly help things out. Not having tournaments to play in is never fun, and the previous meta was pretty stale when it came to a competitive setting of any kind. I am hopeful that Rebel Clash will change things for the better, likely by balancing out the game a little bit and opening up the format for a wider variety of highly competitive decks. That is what I will be looking today: Rebel Clash‘s impact on the Standard format and metagame! I will go over decks that formed from the new set, new and old decks that are in the spotlight, previously strong decks that changed for the worse, and then I will wrap things up with a power ranking! I know everyone is excited about the new cards and how things will be changing, so I will not delay the start of things any further. ContentsRebel Clash’s Effect on the MetaNew DecksNew TechsDecks That Got WorsePower RankingBest Cards from Rebel Clash Rebel Clash’s Effect on the Meta A new set always shakes things up at least a little bit–often it changes how past decks are built and played, but I love it when a new fun and dominant deck makes its arrival. Fortunately, I think that might be the case in this set as Dragapult V is certainly a contender to meet that criteria. Let’s start things off with the most exciting part of a new set–the new decks. 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.