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SKYNITE’S Scarlet and Violet Pokédex

  SKYNITE’S Scarlet and Violet Pokédex – by Elijah Douresseau     The Scarlet and Violet base set was released a couple of weeks ago, and with the fast approaching standard format rotation, we at TEAM SKYNITE thought it would be neat to share some of our favorites from the newest block of cards. Selections were made under the criteria of effectiveness in the next format. But we also have some faves below because of the art outlay on the cards. Or there was a general affinity for some reprinted cards and their effects. Whatever the reason, we hope we give you some insight to consider as you get your deck lists ready for the post-rotation beyond:   ELIJAH – Arven: I don’t think anyone will outright hate this card. I’ve heard people compare it to Irida, which I can see – as a gut comparison – but I think it functions more like Forest Seal Stone’s cousin. Either way, I appreciate the overall TCG finding a new way to create box deck staples past the tried and true Shady