Author Archives: Trainer Tower

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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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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VGC19 Hashtag Aggregator

In an effort to consolidate early VGC19 sets, teams and replays, Hibiki has created a Discord server which is pulling data from hashtags used on Twitter. This allows for all data to be captured and displayed in one easy to access location. Use the following hashtags on Twitter to have your tweets appear in corresponding channels: 

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2018 Pokémon World Championships Top Cut

Nashville, Tennessee: August 24-26, 2018 Placing Country Player $ Team Used 1st Paul Ruiz $10,000 2nd Emilio Forbes $7,500 3rd Nils Dunlop $5000 4th Yusei Matsuno $5000 5th Tomohiro Seki $3000 6th Arash Ommati $3000 7th Roberto Porretti $3000 8th Federico Turano $3000 9th Kiwamu Endo $1,500 10th Simone Sanvito $1,500 11th Alessio Yuri Boschetto $1,500 12th Melvin Keh $1,500 13th ...

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VGC 2019 Championship Points, Prizing and Event Information

After the longest July in recent memory, The Pokémon Company International (TPCI) has released some of the information regarding the circuit for the upcoming VGC 2019 season. It includes a few important changes from last year, but also maintains some problems many players hoped would be fixed. 2019 Changes at a Glance There are now three “Series” for locals, as ...

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A Snow Warning in July

My name is Ben Grissmer, also known as Chef. I’m relatively new VGC player, starting last summer when I went to the 2017 NA Internationals. If you know me, you know I mostly stick to using the best two weathers in the game: sand and hail. In my short time playing, all my notable finishes have been using one or ...

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Two Dreams, One Team – A Top 32 NAIC Team Report

Hey all! My name is Justin Frys, or @RexChaosVGC. I’m currently a 21 year old who just finished my first full season of competing in the Pokemon VGC circuit (Yes, I got into it a bit late). While I had played things like Pokemon Showdown and Battle Spot since late 2014, I only attended my first live event in February ...

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