PokéBros Issue #3: TerraCott

PokéBros is a brand-new set of articles spotlighting common, popular, and/or outdated combinations of Pokémon which lead Double Battles in VGC. We, FamousDeaf and myself, Chiron, will cover such things as: when to expect these Pokémon, how to play around and counter them, as well as how to play them yourself. Please note: many of these combinations aren’t as effective ...

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Australian Pokémon VGC Nationals: Tony’s Report

Standing in the queue for registration was amazing. You could feel the tension in the air around you. This was my first event since the Gametraders at Highpoint event some time ago. This was also my first time using the Battle Box system; I had 3 Pokémon under level 50, and assumed they would scale up. The Team The plan ...

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Australian Pokémon VGC Nationals: Neel’s Report

To be honest I didn’t even know the National competition or PAX was even running until about 2 weeks before it was on! I heard about the qualifying tournaments at the same time but was too busy to go to the local Melbourne one. I thought I wouldn’t be able to attend this monumental event which was sold out. My ...

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Deck Selections for Vancouver (Part Two)

Hello everybody! My last post, looked into the top contenders for the World Championships. To follow this up I would like to discuss the decks that are floating around the middle. These decks are controversial and also miscellaneous. Deck Choices Discussed Gothitelle/Accelgor Klinklang/Cobalion Garbodor Gothitelle/Accelgor After being hit hard by the rotation, Accelgor loomed around for the whole season, looking ...

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Official Uniform for Aussie VGC Reps Revealed

Australian VGC Players get ready to take on the World, and to help them show their Aussie pride, Nintendo has supplied all representatives they are flying over to worlds with a uniform! Last month, Australian players from around the country battled it out in the first ever Pokémon Video Game Nationals. The top two from each division (Master, Senior, and ...

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Shiny Legendary Pokémon Available from EB Games

To celebrate the imminent release of Pokémon X and Y, EB Games is giving Pokémon players the chance to obtain three rare and shiny legendary Pokémon! This event is taking place from August 30, and will conclude October 11 (the eve of X and Y’s release). You can expect to download shiny Dialga, shiny Palkia, and lastly shiny Giratina during ...

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Pokémon X and Y Pre-Order Bonus at EB Games

EB Games Australia has recently announced that customers who place a pre-order on Pokémon X and/or Y will receive a bonus Poké Ball themed 3DS game case. This pre-order bonus is available only to those who pre-order Pokémon X and/or Y at EB Games retailers. It’s in limited supply, so be quick to place a pre-order at your local EB ...

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Australian Pokémon VGC Nationals: Jackson’s Report

When I heard the first ever Australian Pokémon Video Game National Championships was at PAX, I was so pumped! I went to the train station to wait for my best friend to arrive, and we then talked about our teams. Master Division was on July 20th. At 12pm that day, registration closed, and it was time to battle! My Team ...

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Pokémon Analysis: Volcarona

Volcarona Analysis Pokémon Analysis is a new set of articles, putting Pokémon centre stage and looking at it from multiple angles, from the user’s perspective to the opponent’s perspective to the core of the Pokémon itself. We, FamousDeaf and myself, IncredibleChaos, will cover different Pokémon that are popular in the metagame. Typing: Bug/Fire With Volcarona’s typing, it is resistant to ...

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