Author Archives: MachopFan

Hailing from the outer suburbs of Melbourne, MachopFan became a Pokémon fan in 1999. He joined the competitive scene during the 2007 DS Connection Tour, a week after Pokémon Diamond and Pearl were released in Australia. After learning that Australia was not in the Video Game World Championship, he played a major role in the campaign to include Australia. MachopFan competed in Australia's first National Championship, placing in the Top 8.

Thomas Winkelman’s OU Tournament Team

Team: Baton Pass My A** Orginal Creator: Hiphiphooray Extensive in-depth Guide [wpspoiler name=”Team” closebtn=”Close”] Ninjask @ Mental Herb Trait: Speed Boost EVs: 248 HP / 236 Def / 24 Spd Bold Nature (+Def, -Atk) – Protect – Substitute – Toxic – Baton Pass   Espeon @ Leftovers Trait: Magic Bounce EVs: 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 SDef Calm ...

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Ben Toth’s OU Tournament Team

Foreword: Hello everyone, my name is Ben, and this is the Sandstorm team I used to win the Pokemon Melbourne/Australia OU Tournament undefeated. The team I used was not my own creation, but a slightly modified version of The Great Mighty Doom’s Sand Team Hippowdon (M) @ Leftovers Trait: Sand Stream EVs: 252 HP / 244 Def / 12 SDef ...

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Patrick Hodge’s OU Tournament Team

Foreword: So hey, I’m Patrick and this is my team. I like to call it my Anti-Weather Sun Team. Keep in mind that this team was made before the current B2W2 metagame. As in before the release of Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 and as such isn’t as relevant anymore and is outdated. Ninetales Item: Leftovers Ability: Drought 252 ...

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PokéAustralia’s ACSA Tournament

On Saturday March 2 2013, PokéAustralia held its very first Pokémon tournament, at a local event in Dandenong called the ACSA Family Festival. The tournament was held in conjunction with a Video Game All-Stars tournament, and many contestants participated in both. 30 people participated in total, with the tournament running Swiss rounds, meaning everyone got to battle 5 rounds before ...

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