Tag Archives: 2017

Marshadow event announced for Australia!

Starting October 7  and running until October 23 (or while stocks last) players will be able to get Marshadow via code distributed exclusively at EB Games Australia! The code will be free and will allow trainers to receive Marshadow into their copy of Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon! How to receive  Marshadow: Select Mystery Gift on the main menu. Click ...

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Australian VGC Premier Challenges: Top Cut and Usage Statistics – September 9-10 2017

Hello Pokémon players! The VGC18 season kicked off last weekend with 3 Premier Challenges taking place. Queensland players got the chance to get their season underway at Fastbreak Brisbane while Victorian players were treated to two Premier Challenges courtesy of Next Level Games’ Ormond and Dandenong stores. These were Australia’s first VGC events since the conclusion of the World Championships ...

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Salazzle event announced for Australia

Starting August 14  and running until September 4  (or while stocks last) players will be able to get Salazzle via code distributed exclusively at EB Games Australia! The code will be free and will allow trainers to receive Salazzle into their copy of Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon! How to receive Salazzle: Select Mystery Gift on the main menu. Click ...

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Rainbow Road in the 2017-2018 Standard Format : Deck List and Discussion

Last weekend, in what seemed like a throwback to the 2008 World Championships, a Gardevoir/ Gallade deck was used to win the 2017 Pokemon Trading Card Game World Championships in both the Junior and Masters divisions. It was the most hyped deck going into the tournament, and is still being touted as one of the top decks in the standard ...

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2017 Pokémon World Championship Australian Streaming Times

The 2017 Pokémon World Championships are this weekend, and of course you will be able to watch Worlds from your own home! This year we get to watch our Aussie competitors, and see who will take out the titles of Pokémon World Champion for the Trading Card Game, the Video Game and Pokken in Masters, Seniors and Juniors! Stream Times ...

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2017 Pokémon Sydney Regionals: VGC Results and Analysis

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 the world currently. Once again ...

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Changes to 2017 Pokémon World Championships Qualification

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 CP requirements to earn a ...

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Daniel Parks – Top 16 Oceania International Championships Report

  Hello, readers of Pokémon Australia! My name is Daniel Parks, known on Twitter as (@DanielParksVGC) and Showdown as ParksVGC. I have been playing VGC on Battle Spot and Showdown since 2014, but only competed in my first live event this year. The team I’m bringing you today helped me place Top 16 at the Pokémon Oceania International Championships and ...

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Australian VGC Premier Challenges: March

  The VGC 2017 Season is alive and kicking! Each month, we will be posting a round-up of all VGC Premier Challenges that will be happening throughout Australia. We’ve just had the Oceania International Championship but there are Premier Challenges taking place between now and the end of the month. Tasmania March 25th – Premier Challenge, Battle Axe Games @1pm ...

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Oceania International Championship – VGC Final Standings: Seniors

The weekend just passed saw the Oceania International Championship take place in Melbourne, Australia. Here are the final standings for Top 8 players in the Senior Division. We would like to congratulate Carson St Dennis being your 2017 Oceania International Championship VGC Senior Champion! Final Standings 1. Carson St Dennis 2. Ernesto Serpa 3. Dale Causey 4. Samuel Pickering 5. ...

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