Resources

Useful Moves in VGC18

Below are all of the niche moves for Pokemon in VGC 2018. If you see something missing that definitely belongs on this list, please contact @Braverius via Twitter or let us know in the comments. BOLD indicates the Pokemon can learn the move in USUM but not in SM. Catelog of Categories A) Setup Moves / Stat Boosters B) Speed Control ...

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Glossary of Pokémon VGC Terminology

Not sure what all the jargon and technical terms in our articles mean? We’ve made this glossary to help you out so you don’t get confused when reading our content. Pokémon.com also has a glossary you can check out, as well as further information on a Rules and Resources page. Circuit Specific Terms Tournament Specific Terms Video Game Specific Terms  

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VGC 18 – Useful Items and TMs

In Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon there are countless Items and TMs to discover whilst exploring Alola. Below, we’ve listed the most useful Items and TMs that you’re going to need to get you ready for VGC18! Items TMS Find more VGC18 resources here!

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VGC 18 Move Tutors

In Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon there are numerous Move Tutors throughout Alola. In VGC18, moves taught by the Move Tutors are allowed in competitive play! Below, we have provided the most important moves your Pokémon can learn from the various Move Tutors. These moves are what we’ve deemed most important for VGC18. Find more VGC18 resources here!

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VGC 2018 Resource Index

Everyone has to start somewhere! Many new or returning players may struggle to find VGC-specific resources. From the basics of strategy to team construction or format information, knowing where to read and who’s knowledge to trust can be a hard task. In an information-based game such as ours, the right resources are critical to both learning to play, elevating your ...

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Playing with VGC18 Rules through Festival Plaza

As of January 1st, 2018, all official Pokémon Video Game Championships (VGC) tournaments will require players to use Pokémon Ultra Sun or Ultra Moon to compete, and will be using the VGC18 ruleset. The rules for the VGC18 format can be found here, with an overview being found here. With the recently discovered glitch surrounding the move Curse on QR ...

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EV Training Hotspots in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon are here, and the best places to EV train have slightly changed. If you’re familiar with EV training from Pokémon Sun and Moon, you’ll feel right at home. Basic Information A Pokémon can have a maximum of 252 EVs in one particular stat. This is different from the 255 cap present in Generations III-V, and it ...

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