Smugleaf’s got Swag! First Place Malmö Regionals Report

So, I’m Jamie Boyt and I am a now three-time Regional Champion, having just won the Malmö Regional Championships. I am also a YouTuber who puts out Battle Spot content. I have done a report on this team in video form which can be found here. Team’s Achievements First, Malmö Regional Championship Top 64, Oceania International Championships The Team Link ...

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VGC18 Pokémon Analysis – Incineroar

Written by Zac Emerzian Championships Battle Season 8 Ranking: 13th Pokemon Showdown! January Rankings –  Unweighted: 24th (6.86516%) 1500: 19th (8.10672%) 1630: 19th (8.80243% ) 1760: 18th (9.67893%)   The fighting feline Incineroar is back with a vengeance in VGC 2018! With a more open format and Landorus-T stealing back the title of top Intimidator from Arcanine, teams now have more ...

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Team Report – Lopunny and friends take on Oceania

My name is Graham Amedee, aka Ammodee and I’m a member of the Brisbane Buzzwoles. I started playing Pokémon at the start of 2015, primarily on the Battle Spot Singles ladder on Pokémon Showdown. I found this was a fun way to spend some time in between work and gym. My brother, Paul Amedee (BB_Mastodon), encouraged me to play VGC, ...

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2018 Chile Special Event

Santiago; Chile: 2/24/18 – 2/25/18 Placing Player CP Team Used 1st Felipe Mendez 200 2nd Emiliano Reyes 160 3rd Estephan Valdebenito 130 4th Diego Ferreira 130 5th Julio Nuñez 100 6th Joaquin Reyes 100 7th Fabian Medina 100 8th Pablo Honorato 100 Usage Usage % Pokémon 6 75% 4 50% 3 37.5% 2 25% 1 12.5%

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VGC 18 Meta Snapshot [post-Oceania IC]

Written by Edu, Bailey and Ty The first International Championship using VGC18 has come to a close, and in just two months we’ve already seen major metagame developments. In our meta snapshot we will be analyzing the top 15 Pokémon in top cut throughout major events across the globe, alongside 3 of the most prevalent team archetypes dominating the format! Index: Events ...

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Introducing the Trainer Tower Open

The time has finally come to announce the Trainer Tower Open! The Trainer Tower Open plans to be the largest online VGC18 tournament this year, and will be free to play for all players across the globe. Tournament Details VGC Format: VGC18 Tournament Format: Best-Of-Three Swiss; All players X-2 (2 or fewer losses) after the final round will play in ...

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2018 Lima Open

Lima, Peru: 2/17/18 – 2/18/18 Placing Player CP Team Used 1st Dorian Andres Quinoñes Vallejos 200 2nd Johnny Torres 160 3rd David Samanez 130 4th Carlos Andrés Beingolea 130 5th Abel Yantorno 100 6th Jose Benavides 100 7th Diego Paredes 100 8th Diego Ortiz 100 Usage Usage % Pokémon 4 50% 3 37.5% 2 25% 1 12.5%

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2018 Malmö Regional

Malmö: 2/17/18 – 2/18/18 Placing Player CP $ Team Used 1st  Jamie Boyt 200 $1,000 2nd  Ben Markham 160 $500 3rd  Barry Anderson 130 $250 4th  Davide Cauteruccio 130 $250 5th  Nicole Saeed 100 – 6th  Stefan Somo 100 – 7th  Eric Rios 100 – 8th  Teemu Mankinen 100 – Usage Usage % Pokémon 4 50% 3 37.5% 2 25% ...

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