This is the companion discussion topic for this article.
"Give a Dog a Bone" – Meta Shifts to Hartford, How to Counter Shock Lock, Plus Zoroark/Vespiquen and Buzzwole/Garbodor/Jirachi for this Weekend
Great article, and thanks for the great input. For someone likely playing Pikarom, how do you best handle shocklock? Just make sure to include an escape rope? Or other techs that you recommend (without taking too much deck space)?
Multiple Escape rope/switch + oranguru is probably the best way to handle the matchup. If you want to ensure you win
Can’t you beat shocklock by lysandre prisming their AZ/Devo spray, instead of 2* Zoroark BKT?
Zoroark doubles as a great attacker though, but the problem with lysandre prism in that matchup is that the will use pickup to get their spray back ever turn