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Special Conditions - A Pokémon TCG Podcast

Sep 13, 2021

Special Conditions Podcast 93

Recording Date - 9/1/21

Publish Date - 9/13/21

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There is plenty to discuss this week including a closer look at Evolving Skies! Rapid Strike Rayquaza VMAX is this week’s card of the week! It looks like this card may be the leader of the pack for a while as there are no direct counters! Adam will break down the strategy behind it and how it pairs well with Flaafy.


Anorith is our Art of the Week and we take a look at 4 different examples! We also learn that for years, Adam did not know that Anorith’s eyeballs were actually eyeballs! That being said, some of our cards feature the eyes prominently as to not confuse Adam!


Next up we discuss the upcoming Draft the World and how it will be streamed on Pokémon’s Twitch! Featuring championship decks from years past this looks to be a super fun format and a great way to get some skilled players in the same bracket! We will have to watch along to see how this tournament unfolds!


Finally we have another conversation about the 2021 Rotation and how to make sure you are prepared. From the loss of key cards to changes to mechanics, this rotation is looking to make a serious impact on the meta! 


Evolving Skies -

Rapid Strike Rayquaza VMAX - 

Rapid Strike Rayquaza VMAX Secret Rare - 

Rapid Strike Rayquaza VMAX Secret Rare Alt Art - 

Flaaffy from Evolving Skies -


Anorith from Cosmic Eclipse -

Claw Fossil Anorith from Steam Siege - 

Anorith from Steam Siege - 

Anorith from Power Keepers - 


Draft The World - 

Post Rotation Strategy - 



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Music provided by GameChops and licensed through Creative Commons




Intro Music

Trapped In A Pokéball

Dj CUTMAN and Belthesar

GameChops - Ultraball


Break Music

He Walk - Furret / Accumula Town Remix 

Dj Cutman


TN Comics Break Music

Battle with Gladion (Electro House Remix)


GameChops - Ultraball 


Outro Music

Kanto Trainer Battle


GameChops - Ultraball



Adam Tuttle

Ken Pescatore



Ken Pescatore


Executive Producer

Tish Smith


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