VGC19 Sun Series – Kyogre

Kyogre is back with a splash! Despite not being able to use its Primal Reversion in the Sun Series, its regular form has taken the metagame by storm, topping the usage charts of all restricted Pokémon in the first month of VGC19. The combination of Kyogre’s sky high Special Attack stat of 150, Drizzle ability, and its access to strong ...

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Prepare for trouble, Make it double

Hello guys, I’m Gabriel Agati (@AgatiGa on Twitter) and I’m here again to share a team that I’ve been using for a while online. The name of this team report comes to the fact that, thanks to Incineroar, this team has double Intimidate, Fake Out and Knock Off. It’s a very bulky, solid team, built around standard, top tier Pokémon. ...

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2018 Philadelphia Regionals

Oaks, Pennsylvania; United States: 9/15/18-9/16/18 Placing Player CP $ Team Used 1st (7-1) Justin Burns 200 $2,000 2nd (7-1) Andrew Burley 160 $1,000 3rd (7-1) Angel Miranda 130 $500 4th (7-1) Michael Lanzano 130 $500 5th (7-1) Brian Youm 100 $250 6th (7-1) Enosh Shachar 100 $250 7th (7-1) Justin Crubaugh 100 $250 8th (6-2) Kyle Livinghosue 100 $250   ...

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VGC19 Sun Series – Lunala

Lunala, the Moone Pokémon, and game mascot of Pokémon Moon is one of the newcomers to the VGC scene in the 2019 season. At first, this Pokémon may seem underwhelming, with its Psychic/Ghost typing presenting it with two troublesome 4x weaknesses to Ghost and Dark moves. However, thanks to its high overall stats, ability and wide move pool, Lunala managed to ...

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VGC19 Sun Series – Xerneas

Xerneas has only ever been legal in one VGC format before 2019. For most of 2016, Xerneas was the Pokémon to be and the Pokémon to beat. It dominated at the Regional and National level with 2016 US Nationals being a Xerneas mirror between Chase Lybbert and Aaron Traylor. While it was not as dominant at Worlds (pushed to Top ...

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The Trainer Tower Invitational Begins!

The Trainer Tower Circuit ran over 8 months, with 25 live tournaments, 8 tournaments using previous formats, a ladder tournament, a major tournament which lasted roughly 3 months, and a team tournament that players earned their invites with friends! We had 28 of the strongest players across these tournaments qualify for the Trainer Tower Invitational, and they will be playing ...

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Tag You’re It!— A 10th Place NAIC Team Report

Hello there! My name is Kyle Livinghouse, but some of you may know me as Animus. To those of you who don’t, I embarked on my VGC journey in the early 2015 format and never looked back. Since then, I’ve attended 3 Regionals along with a few locals around the New Jersey/Philadelphia area. While the results of these events were ...

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VGC 2019 Sun Series Speed Tiers

As with most GS Cup-style formats, VGC 2019 is looking like it’s likely to revolve around the key restricted Pokémon on each team and the Pokémon that support them. With so many high-damage moves being thrown around, being faster or slower than a key Pokémon on your opponent’s side of the field can be the difference between getting a KO ...

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2018 Melbourne Special Event

Melbourne, Australia: 9/2/18 Placing Player CP Team Used 1st Mitch Kendrick 200 2nd James Katsatros 160 3rd Stuart Rutherford 130 4th Matthew Roe 130 5th James Farrugia 100 6th Simon Konsti 100 7th Alexander Poole 100 8th Christopher Kan 100 Usage Usage % Pokémon 5 62.5% 3 37.5% 2 25% 1 12.5%

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