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IMO it has quite a few native applications which is pretty rare for a distribution of its size, then you have everything flatpak has to offer and you could install any .deb, which is enough for me. Sure, you don’t get as many stuff as the AUR has but Arch is for pros anyway.
And you can easily install apps from the Ubuntu repo, since it’s based on it.
The Store is just a list of curated apps, at least it’s not locked to it.