VGC19 Sun Series – Solgaleo

Solgaleo, the face of Pokémon Sun and a new monster that has been introduced to the 2019 VGC scene. At first glance, there are a lot of Pokémon that threaten Solgaleo so it may not look as appealing as some other other restricted Pokémon to choose from. But with a base 137 attack stat and the Full Metal Body ability, ...

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World Cup of VGC2018 – Group Stage: Week 1 Pairings

Teams for World Cup of VGC18 have been chosen and group stage week 1 pairings are up! Pairings will be posted at the following time each week on our forums. You can also keep up to date with standings and results on the spreadsheet! Monday 11:00pm AEST (GMT+10) Monday 9:00pm Singapore Time (GMT+8) Monday 2:00pm London Time (GMT+1) Monday 9:00am ...

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VGC19 Sun Series – Yveltal

Yveltal premiered alongside Xerneas in Pokémon X&Y as our cover legendaries. In its one other legal format, Yveltal performed adequately. It won the German National Championships under the direction of Arash Ommati, paired alongside Primal Groudon and Jumpluff. Unlike Xerneas, it did not have strong Worlds finishes outside of Sam Pandelis of Australia finishing in the Top 16 with it. ...

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2019 Frankfurt Regionals

Offenbach, Frankfurt; Germany: 9/29/18-9/30/18 Placing Player CP $ Team Used 1st (6-2) Matteo Agostini 200 $3,000 2nd (7-1) Alessio Yuri Boschetto 160 $2,000 3rd (7-1) Matthias Sucholdulski 130 $1,000 4th (6-2) Aleksandra Cwikel 130 $1,000 5th (7-1) Raphael Paul 100 $500 6th (7-1) Alex Gomez 100 $500 7th (6-2) Bartosz Ekiert 100 $500 8th (6-2) Willem Guerts 100 $500 9th ...

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Welcome to the 2018 World Cup of VGC!

The third installment of the World Cup of VGC, a showcase of the world’s best Pokémon players across the globe, starts very soon. 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. What is the ...

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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 Livinghouse 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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