Pokemon Australia http://pokemonaustralia.com Competitive hub for Pokémon in Australia! Fri, 16 Jun 2017 12:34:32 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 41699304 2017 Pokémon Sydney Regionals: VGC Results and Analysis http://pokemonaustralia.com/2017-pokemon-sydney-regionals-vgc-results-analysis/ http://pokemonaustralia.com/2017-pokemon-sydney-regionals-vgc-results-analysis/#respond Fri, 16 Jun 2017 12:17:50 +0000 http://pokemonaustralia.com/?p=15983 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 ...

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Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon and more! Pokémon Direct 7/6/17 http://pokemonaustralia.com/pokemon-ultra-sun-ultra-moon-pokemon-direct-7617/ http://pokemonaustralia.com/pokemon-ultra-sun-ultra-moon-pokemon-direct-7617/#respond Tue, 06 Jun 2017 14:45:02 +0000 http://pokemonaustralia.com/?p=15961 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 ...

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Pokémon Direct Midnight Tonight! http://pokemonaustralia.com/pokemon-direct-midnight-tonight/ http://pokemonaustralia.com/pokemon-direct-midnight-tonight/#comments Mon, 05 Jun 2017 23:25:55 +0000 http://pokemonaustralia.com/?p=15954 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 http://pokemonaustralia.com/2017-regionals/ http://pokemonaustralia.com/2017-regionals/#comments Thu, 25 May 2017 22:02:52 +0000 http://pokemonaustralia.com?p=15929&preview=true&preview_id=15929 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 ...

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Event Round-up: May 27th / 28th http://pokemonaustralia.com/event-round-may-27th-28th/ Sun, 21 May 2017 12:15:20 +0000 http://pokemonaustralia.com?p=15916&preview=true&preview_id=15916 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 ...

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Midnight Lycanroc event announced for Australia http://pokemonaustralia.com/midnight-lycanroc-event-announced-for-australia/ http://pokemonaustralia.com/midnight-lycanroc-event-announced-for-australia/#comments Wed, 17 May 2017 08:20:03 +0000 http://pokemonaustralia.com/?p=15904 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. ...

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VGC17 Pick Up and Play #1 – Japanese Bonsly http://pokemonaustralia.com/vgc17-pick-up-and-play-1-japanese-bonsly/ Fri, 05 May 2017 10:50:08 +0000 http://pokemonaustralia.com/?p=15826 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” ...

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Changes to 2017 Pokémon World Championships Qualification http://pokemonaustralia.com/changes-2017-pokemon-world-championships-qualification/ Fri, 05 May 2017 03:50:37 +0000 http://pokemonaustralia.com/?p=15888 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 ...

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Gyarados in the Primal Clash to Guardians Rising format: Anti-Decidueye Deck list and Analysis http://pokemonaustralia.com/gyarados-primal-clash-guardians-rising-format-anti-decidueye-deck-list-analysis/ Thu, 04 May 2017 11:28:06 +0000 http://pokemonaustralia.com/?p=15867 From the Magikarp Salesman arc in the anime, to that guy with six Magikarp (who has a meme Facebook page dedicated to him) in the video games- Magikarp has always been a figure of mirth in the Pokémon universe. The pathetic, useless element of Magikarp has extended to its trading card game counterparts. By contrast, ...

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Pokémon Sun & Moon Guardians Rising TCG Prerelease Locations http://pokemonaustralia.com/pokemon-sun-moon-guardians-rising-tcg-pre-release-locations/ Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:00:59 +0000 http://pokemonaustralia.com/?p=15845 The arrival of the next TCG expansion, “Sun & Moon: Guardians Rising” is almost upon us. As with all new TCG expansions, there will be a number of Prerelease events occurring around the country. Guardians Rising is the 2nd expansion in the Sun & Moon TCG set and sees the addition of over 140 new ...

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