VGC19 Sun Series: Core Analysis – Kyogre Rayquaza

In this article I’m going to present one of the most interesting cores this season: the restricted combination composed by Rayquaza and Kyogre, commonly referred to as RayOgre. The combination was present in the VGC 16 season on ORAS. At first, it wasn’t a very popular duo but slowly it gained traction and ended up winning the World Championship under ...

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VGC19 Sun Series: Core Analysis – Groudon Xerneas

What year is it? Just the mention of Xerneas and Groudon together will give some veteran VGC players flashbacks to 2016. It was namely during that year’s series that the potent combo of Xerneas and Primal-Groudon made its debut, being utilized in many team builds through the series. The notorious “Big 6” archetype from that year contained this duo and ...

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2019 Lille Special Event

Lille, France: 11/3/18-11/4/18 Placing Player CP Team Used 1st Ismael Aarab Umpierrez 200 2nd Alexandre Lissardy 160 3rd Oliver Eskolin 130 4th Nicolas Carvalho 130 5th David Koutesh 100 6th Arthur Blanc-Renaudie 100 7th Alessio Yuri Boschetto 100 8th Davide Cauteruccio 100   Usage Usage % Pokémon 6 75% 4 50% 3 37.5% 2 25% 1 12.5%

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1st Place Oregon, USA Regionals Team Report

🔥🔥 Hi my name is Riley Factura and I recently won 1st place in the Pokémon VGC 2019 Sun Series Oregon, USA Regional Championships.  This marks my 4th regional win in the Masters Division. If it’s at all relevant to you, I’ve also won 16 Premier Challenges & 7 Midseason Showdowns. 👔 I took a break during most of the ...

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2019 Portland Regionals

Portland, Oregon; United States: 3/17/18-3/18/18 Placing Player CP $ Team Used 1st (7-0) Riley Factura 200 $2,000 6th (6-1) Louis Milich 160 $1,000 3rd (6-1) Terry Hong 130 $500 4th (6-1) Ian McLaughlin 130 $500 5th (6-1) Angel Miranda 100 $250 6th (6-1) Matthew Greaves 100 $250 7th (6-1) Qi Wei 100 $250 / 8th (5-2) Justin Burns 100 $250 ...

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2018 Santiago Special Event

Santiago, Chile: 10/20/18 Placing Player CP Team Used 1st Juan Naar 200 2nd Estephan Valdebenito 160 3rd Javier Prada 130 4th Ignacio Sepulveda 130 5th Felipe Farias 100 6th Sebastian Reyes 100 7th Dorian Andres Quinones Vallejos 100 8th Sergio Oyarzun 100 Usage Usage % Pokémon 7 87.5% 5 62.5% 4 50% 2 25% 1 12.5%

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A Dragon in The Rain – Top 16 Frankfurt Regionals

Hi, I’m Riccardo Appamea, and I’m an Italian player known online as “Fire Gohan”. Although I’ve only been playing VGC since 2014, I’ve been playing singles since the good old days of 2008. My first significant result in VGC was in 2016, where I won a Regional Championship using Mewtwo. That year was a very successful year for me; alongside ...

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