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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Draw a Card #3: Vespiquen

  To start us off, I’d like to know what people think of  Vespiquen AOR. The stats on this card are all really quite useful. Both it and Combee can be targeted with Level Ball, having 40 and 90HP respectively, with Vespiquen having a free retreat cost, decent offensive typing on Grass, and a relatively uncommon weakness to Fire, outside ...

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Around The Stadiums: Sceptile Series #1 – A Premier Challenge Summary

  After enduring a quiet few months in the post-World Championship period, Australia’s VGC scene is back at it again as the journey towards the 2016 World Championships in San Francisco gets underway in earnest with a plethora of Premier Challenges (PCs) having been announced in recent weeks, and the first of those beginning to be held. Here at PokéAus, ...

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Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon gets Australian Release Date

  Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon will be releasing in Australia on February 20 2016! Key features include: Players choose their playable character and their partner Pokémon from a selection of 20 Pokémon. All 720 Pokémon appear in the game. Mystery Dungeons are found everywhere, changing form every time they are entered. Will you be exploring dungeons this February?

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Pokémon Picross coming to the 3DS eShop in December

  The latest Nintendo Direct saw the announcement of some amazing Pokémon content, and they sure haven’t slowed down on the free to play Pokémon games with Pokémon Picross releasing in December! Pokémon Picross is like the standard 2D picross with more then 300 stages. Of course there is a Pokémon theme which allows you to capture the puzzled Pokémon ...

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Pokkén Tournament News Surfaces

  We’ve all seen and heard about Pokkén Tournament, but now we have some news on when the games will see Australian release. The game will be coming to Australia on the Nintendo WiiU in Autumn. A Shadow Mewtwo Amiibo card will also be included in the first print run of the game. Take a look at Shadow Mewtwo in ...

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Draw a Card #2: Zoroark

  Hey there Trainers, and welcome to another Draw a Card installment! Today, let’s have a look at one of the new cards from the BREAKthrough set with a lot of promise, and that’s the Illusion Fox Pokémon, Zoroark! Zoroark is a 100HP Stage 1 Darkness type Pokémon with a weakness to Fighting, resistance to Psychic and a retreat cost ...

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Draw a Card Issue #1: Gallade

  Hey there Trainers, and welcome to another Draw A Card analysis. With the release of the new set BREAKThrough today, we can start having a look at the interesting new cards from the set. I’d like to start with a card I find quite interesting, the new Gallade. A Fighting-type Stage 2 with a huge 150HP, the old Pokédex ...

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VGC Premier Challenges Australian Round-Up

Over the past few weeks, VGC Premier Challenges have been announced left, right, and center. We have brought a list together including all events that have been announced so far throughout Australia. If you click on any event, it will take you to the full details which are on our Events Calendar. QLD November 15 @10:00am – Fastbreak: Pokémon Sceptile ...

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