Author Archives: Cappa

Nathan is really, really bad at Pokemon, despite having played for a fair time. During the week, he spends lots of time with sick people and learning about why they are sick. Nathan is supposed to enjoy VGC, and pretends not to enjoy Love Live and distasteful memes. To listen to Nathan complain about life regularly, follow on Twitter @CappaVGC.

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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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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New Pokémon Global Link features introduced!

Hello all, Cappa here. I’ve always been an enormous fan of the desktop online features that have popped up in previous years within the main series titles. Back when GTS first came out, I had very fond memories of hopping on Internet Explorer to see where my Pokemon had gone. With the most recent update to the Global Link just ...

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Australian VGC17 Usage Stats: December Week 4

  Happy New Year to you all! Hope you’re all as happy as we are to kiss 2016 goodbye, and with that we bring you the teams from the final Premier Challenge held in Melbourne on  the 30th of December. Here we saw Chris Kan take out the event, with rising star Arvin as our runner-up. Also of note was ...

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Australian VGC17 Usage Stats: December Week 2

  Season’s Greetings everyone! We’ve had yet another lot of Premier events held across the country. Today, we have results from Brisbane’s first PC, Cannington in WA, and another Victorian event. Courtesy of Matthew Roe, we also have a statistical breakdown on the usage stats of Pokémon within Top Cut at these events to assist in team building specifically for ...

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Australian VGC17 Usage Stats: December Week 1

  Season’s Greetings everyone! Last weekend we had our first wave of small local events in Australia. We’re happy to share with you the results from the first 2017 season Premier Challenges at Box Hill and Newcastle, and Adelaide’s first sanctioned non-premier event for the year held by PokeAdelaide. Worth noting was that PokeAdelaide’s event was structured as 5 round ...

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Rotom’s VGC Resources: Useful TMs

  Useful TMs These TMs below are the ones we’ve deemed most important for VGC play and where to locate them. This list can also be extrapolated for use with singles play, however it was created with doubles in mind.  

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Rotom’s VGC Resources: Useful Items

  As most of us are now nearing completion of the story of Pokémon Sun and Moon, the time has come to start putting together our competitive teams. To aid in the tedious task of gathering all of the necessary items, we’ve collated what items you’re going to need for competitive play and where to find them – all conveniently ...

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Pokémon GO released in Australia!

Pokémon Go has completed field testing and is now fully available in Australia! The app allows you to find and capture Pokémon in the real world, is available on compatible iOS and Android devices. Pokémon Go is all about capturing lots of Pokemon by travelling around on foot, whilst challenging gyms near local landmarks. Players choose a team: Red, Blue ...

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