Hello everyone! This is Grant Manley with another article for you. The title says it all. This article is going to be all about Galarian Obstagoon.
Galarian Obstagoon is incredibly strong in Standard right now. Obstruct invalidates many meta decks, leading to a slew of auto-wins amongst the most popular decks. Being a Darkness-type, Galarian Obstagoon can easily team up with other Darkness-type attackers to take advantage of Dragapult VMAX‘s Weakness. I recently played Galarian Obstagoon in a large online tournament. While I did alright on Day 2 I definitely think I could have gone further with a few adjustments. My friend, Chip Richey, suggested Galarian Obstagoon for the tournament, and we tested and worked on a list beforehand. He also made it to Day 2. Today, I’m going to discuss our list, potential optimizations, and a detailed look at Galarian Obstagoon’s matchups. While some matchups are auto-wins, others are interesting and nuanced. Here’s the list we played in the tournament.
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