International Challenge March 2013 is Live!

  For those who registered, the International Challenge for March 2013 is live! From now until March 25th UTC, trainers who have signed up for the International Challenge can go up against players throughout the world. All participants who enter the ranking will earn a Rowap Berry (When the holder takes damage from a special attack, the Pokémon that landed the ...

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Community Discussion Article: Is Charizard Useless?

Welcome to another Community Discussion Article. These articles will be based on group discussion in our community, PokéAustralia, so feel free to join the conversation! Chris G Charizard is useless, even in VGC 2013 – without Stealth Rock. I have made teams with Blastiose and Venusaur, and they have worked fairly well, but Charizard is just bad. Charizard can only ...

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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 As in before the release of Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 and as such isn’t as relevant anymore and is outdated.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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Pokémon Rumble U Details Emerge

Leaks from CoroCoro have begun to come out, and the first details we have are about Pokémon Rumble U, a Pokémon Rumble game for the Wii U. This game, is set to come out in Japan on the 24th of April for 1800¥. The game is the first for the Wii U to actually use the NFC feature. You can ...

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Japanese Mewtwo Movie Giveaway

Leaks from the Japanese magazine CoroCoro has announced a Mewtwo event for players who pre-order a ticket to the movie Extremespeed Genesect: Mewtwo’s Awakening. The Mewtwo is Level 100 has its Dream World Ability Unnerve and has access to the special move Hurricane. While not confirmed for International release yet it is still a game changing Mewtwo. Source: PokeBeach

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Jackson’s Team (ACSA Tournament Champion)

Foreword: Hey, PokeAustralia. When I saw the amazing trophy on ACSA, I knew that I had to make a perfect team to win it. I was tested many teams on PS such as Skill Swap + Tyranitar team, Empoleon/Landorus etc. Finally, I decided to make a rain team (NOT bog standard rain team because they are just…. bad). My team’s ...

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Pokémon TCG – Competitive Basics

Welcome to my Pokémon TCG Competitive Play Basics Guide! This article is here to help you understand the basics of participating in sanctioned Pokémon TCG Events, and what every player should understand before you decide to invest in playing for titles. For the casual player, this is a good read, and will give you some insight, but casuals aren’t subject ...

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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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