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.

Pokémon VGC: Worlds Qualification information for Australia

  Hello Australia! There have been some long-awaited changes to the system for World Championships qualification globally. We’re here to let you know what these changes mean for the Australian circuit in 2016, and how YOU can get to the 2016 Pokémon World Championships! The link to the post on the official Pokémon website can be found here. So you’re ...

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Dealing With Non-Pentagon Threats on Battle Spot – A Season 12 Reflection

  Battle Spot Season 12 saw the rise of some really interesting non-pentagon threats. These Pokémon gained previously-inaccessible moves or abilities, through being migrated from previous games via Pokémon Bank. These moves could have come from either old move tutors, or even special events. This article aims to enlighten you on new developments that have been seen throughout the 12th ...

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Top Players, Top Pokémon #2: Sam Schweitzer (SamVGC) and Porygon2

We’re back! Recently, I spoke with Sam Schweitzer (SamVGC), an Australian player living in the US. He’s recently had a huge breakout in their circuit, and he took some time out to share with us his MVP from his last few tournaments. Hello, Sam! I hear that you like Porygon2? Why do you like to use it competitively? Hi there! ...

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Top Players, Top Pokemon #1: Sam Pandelis (ZeldaVGC) and Talonflame

  Lads and Ladies, I (Cappa) present to you a new segment we’re working on here at PokeAus, where we interview successful Australian players and ask them to talk about their favourite competitive Pokémon and how it’s utilised. Today, I chatted to 2-time Melbourne Regional Champion and NB Circuit veteran Sam Pandelis (@ZeldaVGC, hit him up on twitter) about his ...

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Kerjasama – Australia vs. Indonesia Friendly Conclusion

  The results are now in for the Australia VS Indonesia friendly and here they are! Hopefully some of you were able to come out and enjoy the 2 streams we were able to put on, despite the lack of commentary. All of our players had a great time and the event was a huge success for both communities. Results ...

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2015 Australian Pokémon VGC Recap: A Season CHALK full of Originality

  In the post-World Championship lull, with the 2016 VGC season getting into gear slowly, we figured it would be a good time to look back at Australia’s 2015 VGC season – both in how the season structure changed and grew, and the results of the big events across all our age divisions. 2015 saw the introduction of Championship Points ...

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VGC 2015 Friendly – Australia vs. Indonesia

  Coming up on the September 19 and 20, PKMN-ID in conjunction with some of Australia will be coordinating the first Australia vs Indonesia VGC Friendly! Format :Best of 3 VGC 2015 format. For further information, please visit Nugget Bridge. We will use the same format as all Nugget Bridge events, which includes a 30 minute timer and the subsequent ...

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