Shiny Tapu Koko Event now live in Australia!

From this morning Australian Pokémon fans will be able to join the rest of the world with the distribution of Shiny Tapu Koko! Starting June 14, players will be able to receive the Shiny Tapu Koko via Internet distribution on Mystery Gift on Pokémon Sun or Moon! To download Tapu Koko go to Mystery Gift in the main menu > ...

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Australia takes out Pokemon Video Game North America Championships

The curtains have just closed on the Pokémon Video Game North America Championships, the last official tournament before the World Championships! Team Australia has managed to take the title in all three age divisions for the Video Game! Alfredo really captures what being in the Australian community is all about in his post win interview below: Never mind, take it ...

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2017 Pokémon Sydney Regionals: VGC Results and Analysis

Sydney Regionals recently ignited what was a relatively quiet period for VGC in Australia, reaching 65 Players in Masters with 7 Rounds of Swiss and a Top Cut of 8. In the Junior’s Division we saw Brisbane’s Will take out first place, enjoying the absence of Nicholas Kan, one of the strongest Junior players in the world currently. Once again ...

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Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon and more! Pokémon Direct 7/6/17

Pokémon Direct has come and gone and included not one, not two, but THREE announcements! The first was Pokken Tournament DX for Nintendo Switch, the first Pokémon title on the new console. It will be similar to the original, but with 5 new playable characters: Darkrai, Scizor, Empoleon, Croagunk and Decidueye. This game will be released worldwide on September 22. ...

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Pokémon Direct Midnight Tonight!

While you were sleeping … There will be a Pokémon Direct on Pokémon’s official YouTube and Twitch channels at midnight EST tonight (June 7)! For Adelaide that’s June 6 11:30pm, and for Perth it’s June 6 10:00pm. At this early stage we don’t know what it will entail, but stay tuned as this will be big!

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2017 Australia/NZ Pokémon Regionals Information

It’s Regionals time in Australia and New Zealand! ESL will be hosting combined VGC and TCG Regionals events in three different cities in the month of June, details can all be found below! Sydney Regionals – June 10th & 11th ESL Studios Sydney Unit 4, 199 Parramatta Road, Auburn, NSW, 2144 Pokemon.com Links – TCG – VGC Facebook Event Page ...

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Event Round-up: May 27th / 28th

This weekend (May 27th / May 28th) sees a huge amount of Pokémon events happening across Australia! There’s online events, there’s League Cups, there’s overseas Regionals, there’s League Challenges, theres Premier Challenges there’s something for everyone! Virtually every state in the country has something on! Signups for the International Online event close on Thursday so make sure you sign up ...

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Midnight Lycanroc event announced for Australia

To coincide with the release of the TCG expansion Guardians Rising, a new Lycanroc Midnight Forme giveaway has been announced for EB Games stores! The Lycanroc will have its previously-unreleased No Guard ability, be male, be level 50, hold a Life Orb, and know the moves Stone Edge, Fire Fang, Sucker Punch and Swords Dance. How to receive Lycanroc: Select ...

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VGC17 Pick Up and Play #1 – Japanese Bonsly

We of the VGC community are afflicted by a plague. An age-old problem: the lack of motivation to seriously team-build for minor events. Every weekend I imagine the same dialogue arises from the home of a bad player in suburban Melbourne. “Boysssssss, send me a team for this weekend’s PC” “k brah here ya go lmoa” The aim of this series ...

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Changes to 2017 Pokémon World Championships Qualification

The Pokémon Company have announced changes to both the qualification requirements for the 2017 World Championship and the Championship Points (CP) payouts at events. These changes now make it easier for players to qualify for the World Championships for both TCG & VGC. For players in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region (which includes Australia), the new CP requirements to earn a ...

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