Video: Wolfe Glick and Jonathan Evans found their own solutions to obstacles in the meta at the 2016 Pokémon World Championships

According to the The Pokémon Company, Wailord-EX is probably best remembered from Enrique Avila’s second-place finish at the 2015 US National Championships, but new cards like Hoopa have helped Wailord-EX resurface in the Expanded format. Hoopa joins several new cards that helped breathe new life into the version of this deck that Evan Smith used to win the Dallas Regional Championships Senior Division. In a year where Xerneas was a frequent pick, the Worlds 2016 finals match unexpectedly lacked the Legendary Fairy type. Instead, finalists Wolfe Glick and Jonathan Evans found their own solutions to obstacles in the meta, resulting in a thrilling match:

Source: Play Pokémon @PlayPokemon

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