2018 Uruguay Special Event

Uruguay: 3/10/18 Placing Player CP Team Used 1st  Diego Dos Santos 200 2nd  Jorge Coria 160 3rd  Federico Turano 130 4th  Julian Martinez 130 Top 8  Abel Yantorno 100 Top 8  Juan Spinetta 100 Top 8  Augustin De Cicco 100 Top 8  Gustavo Santos 100 Usage Usage % Pokémon 5 62.5% 4 50% 3 37.5% 2 25% 1 12.5%

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Trainer Tower Open Begins!

The Trainer Tower Open has begun! We have 393 players playing in the Trainer Tower Open across the globe, with some highlight matches between successful players already. With qualification into the Trainer Tower Invitational alongside players of the Trainer Tower Circuit, there’s a lot on the line for some of these players. The Invitational’s prize pool exceeding $1300 USD is ...

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2018 Costa Mesa Regionals

Costa Mesa; California: 3/3/18-3/4/18 Placing Player CP $ Team Used 1st Brandon Meckley 200 $2,000 2nd Michael Groshans 160 $1,000 3rd Patrick Smith 130 $500 4th Joseph Selmer 130 $500 5th William Marks 100 $250 6th Brandon Huang 100 $100 7th Jackson Finch 100 $250 8th Jirawiwat Thitasiri 100 $250 Usage Usage % Pokémon 5 62.5% 4 50% 3 37.5% ...

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2018 Costa Mesa Regional Championships Preview

Written by Jeremy Gross The Midwest has had all the fun with US Regionals so far. Now it’s the West Coast’s turn. Today we’ll be taking a look at who to watch out for at their first regional tournament of the 2018 format, which will take place March 3-4 in Costa Mesa, California. Difficulty (3 vaguely aircraft-shaped mons that wish ...

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VGC18 Pokémon Analysis – Kangaskhan

Written by Damon Murdoch Championships Battle Season 8 Ranking: 12th Pokémon Showdown! January Rankings –  Unweighted: 15th (9.27541%) 1500: 15th (10.23829%) 1630: 16th (11.69144%) 1760: 16th (11.37031%)   One of the strongest Mega Evolutions introduced in Pokémon X and Y, Mega Kangaskhan has been a dominating force in every metagame it has been legal since its introduction to VGC in 2014. ...

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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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