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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2018 World Cup of VGC – Hub

The third installment of the World Cup of VGC, a showcase of the world’s best Pokémon players across the globe, is here. Modelled after Smogon’s World Cup of Pokemon, and inspired by Zach Droegkamp’s idea, we are continuing our yearly World Cup with 16 different regions represented. The regions will remain the same as last year. Special thanks to FumitoVGC ...

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VGC19 Sun Series – Sample Teams

This is a list of sample teams that new players can use to help them get straight into playing the VGC19 Sun Series format. We believe these teams are a great starting point for any player getting into VGC, or needing ideas for a team! We encourage you to use these teams as a guide for making your very own ...

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Carried on Wings of Fire – An 8th Place Frankfurt Report

Hey everyone! I’m Willem Geurts, otherwise known as AbsurdityVGC. I hail from the Netherlands, and have been playing VGC since 2017. My first event ended up being the Leipzig Regional in 2018. There I made a bad meta-call with my team and was plagued by the infamous freeze-glitch that frequented official events early on in that circuit. As a result, ...

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2019 Memphis Regionals

Memphis, Tennessee; United States: 10/6/18-10/7/18 Placing Player CP $ Team Used 1st (6-1) Ashton Cox 200 $1,000 2nd (6-1) Jeremy Rodrigues 160 $500 3rd (6-1) Carl Shotsberger 130 $250 4th (5-2) Max Simon 130 $250 5th (6-1) Brianna Birt 100 – 6th (6-1) Ian McLaughlin 100 – 7th (6-1) Justin Crubaugh 100 – *8th (5-2) Carson Confer – – *Player ...

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VGC19 Sun Series – Groudon

The Hoenn deity of the land is back in VGC19 and it has already proven itself as a top threat in the metagame. The lack of Levitate users and Flying-types amongst the most used Pokémon, coupled with the presence of Ground-weak Pokémon such as Incineroar and Stakataka have given Groudon a solid place in the current metagame. Groudon’s signature move, ...

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