Tag Archives: competitive

Rotom’s VGC Resources: Sun And Moon Competitive Breeding And Training Guide

  With VGC17 officially beginning, breeding your new generation Pokémon from scratch is going to be very important. Here you’ll be able to see all the ins and outs of breeding in Sun and Moon; including item locations, new mechanics and tips for hatching eggs. This article will provide a very brief explanation of breeding, as well as any changes ...

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Rotom’s VGC Resources: Useful TMs

  Useful TMs These TMs below are the ones we’ve deemed most important for VGC play and where to locate them. This list can also be extrapolated for use with singles play, however it was created with doubles in mind.  

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Rotom’s VGC Resources: Useful Items

  As most of us are now nearing completion of the story of Pokémon Sun and Moon, the time has come to start putting together our competitive teams. To aid in the tedious task of gathering all of the necessary items, we’ve collated what items you’re going to need for competitive play and where to find them – all conveniently ...

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Rules for the Pokémon VGC 2017 Season Announced!

  Attention VGC Players! The rules for the 2017 Video Game Championship were announced overnight by TCPi. These rules will replace the current VGC16 rules on December 1st. Matches will be Double Battles played only on Pokémon Sun & Moon. As has been predicted for some time, only Pokémon found in the Alola PokéDex able to be used (barring certain legendaries). ...

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Pokémon Sun and Moon: What does it mean for Competitive Players?

  With the most recent trailers and information reveals about the upcoming Pokémon Sun and Moon, we thought it useful to take a look at how these reveals affect the competitive battling side of Pokémon. We hope to update and add to this article as more is learned about Pokémon Sun and Moon and what it will introduce or change. In ...

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Schedule for the Australian Pokémon National Championships

  Nintendo Australia’s has released the schedule for the Australian Pokémon National Championships taking place this weekend, July 2 and 3 in Melbourne! The official website has been updated with details on the event including: schedule, prizes and side events. The schedule is as follows: SATURDAY 8:00am: TCG & VGC Registration opens 10:00am: TCG Registration closes 10:00am: TCG Start of ...

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Nugget Bridge Major 5 Announced

  Do you want to be the very best, like no one ever was? Do you want to prove that you’re the world’s best trainer? Come and battle it out at the world’s largest online VGC tournament. The Nugget Bridge Major where the world’s best, will compete for cash prizes. Yep, there is cold hard American cash on offer. However, ...

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Pokémon TCG: 2016 Staples Checklist

Hello again everyone, I’m James Goreing and I’m here today to help beginning and continuing players alike to be prepared for the coming tournament season by discussing the essential, must-have Trainer cards for the 2016 season. Trainers are the engine of every deck; the actual Pokémon may be the exciting and colourful part of playing the Pokémon TCG, but it’s ...

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Pokémon VGC Website and Social Media Guide

The Australian Pokémon Video Game Nationals are around the corner, and we want to help fellow Australians in the preparation to what will be the biggest Australian VGC event for the year. Playing on your own you might miss things but following what other people discover can help you get an advantage and possibly save you time. With this we ...

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