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Rotoms VGC Resources: Preparing Yourself for Competition

Hi everyone! Hope you’ve enjoyed playing Sun and Moon so far. A couple of years ago I wrote an article reconciling how I would go about preparing for Pokémon tournaments from my perspective as an elite athlete. Today I’m back as an Olympian and with more competitive Pokémon experience, to offer further insight on how you can get the best ...

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Rotom’s VGC Resources: An Introduction to VGC

  Have you completed your Pokédex? Sick of grinding the Elite 4 and want a new challenge? Interested in meeting like-minded Pokémon fans? Good news – VGC may be exactly what you’re looking for! What is VGC? VGC (Video Game Championships) is the official competitive battling circuit for the Pokémon video games which is run by The Pokémon Company International ...

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Rotom’s VGC Resources: Sun And Moon Competitive Breeding And Training Guide

  With VGC17 officially beginning, breeding your new generation Pokémon from scratch is going to be very important. Here you’ll be able to see all the ins and outs of breeding in Sun and Moon; including item locations, new mechanics and tips for hatching eggs. This article will provide a very brief explanation of breeding, as well as any changes ...

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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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Rotom’s Resources: Glossary of Pokémon 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 Trading Card Game ...

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Rotom’s VGC Resources: Playing with VGC 2017 Rules

  As of December 1st, 2016, all Pokemon Video Game Championship (VGC) tournaments will require players to use Pokémon Sun or Moon games to compete. With the new Pokémon included in these new games, there are new rules that players have to play by. Rules for VGC 2017 can be found here. Pokémon that appear on the Alola PokéDex can ...

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