A Dog and a Mouse — A Look at Two Updated Standard Picks By: Jimmy Pendarvis Posted 5 months ago to Premium Article 3 comments Greetings, everyone! I hope everyone has enjoyed the Pokemon scene picking up the pace a little bit, from more consistent online qualifiers to the PTCGO Player’s Cup. While the setup of the Player’s Cup is not great and something I am unable to participate in due to a severe lack of event tickets, it is nice for something for players to compete for. It makes the Standard format feel a little bit more relevant for sure, and has players competing and preparing similar to if it were a real life event. Recent online events have been a great success as well, with the turnouts being absolutely huge, and strong contenders for the best decks have been solidified in the process. I have been playing around with some of the most popular and best performing decks, along with a personal favorite, so I definitely have some thoughts to share with you all. For starters, I will be going over the potential best deck in format: Combo Zacian V. From there, I will be talking about a deck that is not nearly as dominant: Cinccino Control. With that being said, there should be something for everyone included below, and I won’t delay the start of things any further. 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.