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VGC16 Mid-Season Showdown: The Rundown

Now that “Mid-season Showdowns” have been announced, we at PokéAus thought it would be useful to provide the community with information on what they’re all about. Here’s a brief summary of what a Mid-season Showdown involves and how they differ from the Premier Challenges that have taken place throughout 2015 and 2016. Mid-season Showdowns are roughly somewhere between a Premier ...

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Australian VGC Premier Challenges: February Round-Up

  Each month, we will be posting a round-up of all VGC Premier Challenges that will be happening throughout Australia. If you click on any event, it will take you to the full details which are on our Events Calendar VIC February 13 @11:00am – Gametrades Mildura: Pokémon Blaziken VGC Premier Challenge #1 February 20 @19:00am –Good Games Box Hill: ...

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VGC16 Friendly – Australia vs. Spain Conclusion

  Results are in! Hopefully some of you were able to follow the Australia vs Spain friendly and enjoyed the stream, which featured many strong players. We even had commentary from Australian player Boomguy and Portuguese player EmbC, who were well familiar with the Australian and Spanish communities respectively. Overall the friendly was a great success for both communities. Results Stream ...

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VGC16 Friendly – Australia vs. Spain

  Tomorrow, 17 January at 9am (AEDT), a VGC16 friendly between the Spanish and Australian communities will be taking place. Spain is the largest country to date we’ve organised a friendly with, and I speak for all of the Australian side when I say that we’re definitely looking forward to some good games. Format: Best-of-three VGC16 battles. This includes a ...

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Australia vs. United Arab Emirates Friendly Conclusion

  We have results! If you’ve been following the Australia vs. United Arab Emirates (UAE) friendly, or been watching the streams, you’ll surely know by now how intense the sets between Australia and UAE have been. Hosted by the UAE team, the friendly was a great success, running smoothly and generating hype with both communities getting behind their representatives. Results Stream ...

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Pokémon 20th Anniversary Trailer Emerges

  Hype for the Pokémon 20th Anniversary has kicked off overnight with the Pokémon Company releasing a trailer revealing a plethora of upcoming events and products. It should be noted that these reveals are very focused on the US, and most products seem to be only available from the Pokémon Center website (which does not ship to Australia). Which events ...

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Battle Spot Season 14 to use VGC16 rules!

  It has just been announced that the next season of Battle Spot Special will use VGC16 rules! This means that players can practice official VGC16 games online without having to rely on simulators such as Pokémon Showdown! Season 14 starts January 19th and will run to March 15th 2016. The base rules for this season are as follows: Battle ...

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Pokémon VGC 2016 Rule Changes – A Resource for Judges

Welcome to the Pokemon Video Game 2016 season! What’s changed? Well, most of it comes down to the fact you can now use up to two Legendary Pokemon in a team! And with both Groudon and Kyogre on the list, it means you can have both a Mega Pokemon and a Primal Reversion Pokemon active on your team… at the ...

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VGC Premier Challenge: Good Games Box Hill Blaziken #1 – Standings and Usage Stats

  Yesterday saw the first Good Games Box Hill Premier Challenge of the year (event details here). The event saw 46 Masters, 7 Seniors and 6 Juniors. A congratulations goes to Haris for taking out the PC! Top 8 Cut Teams 1 Haris Kangaskhan-M / Smeargle / Xerneas / Groudon-P / Crobat / Togekiss 2 Matt Roe Salamence-M / Crobat ...

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2016 International Challenge – January Announced

  The first International Challenge for the 2016 has been announced. Players will be competing for Championship Points, which contribute towards the chances of earning an invitation to the Pokémon World Championship! Details are as follows: Sign-Up Period: January 21st 11am AEDT – January 28th 10:59am AEDT Competition Period: January 29th 11am AEDT – January 31st 10:59 AEDT Participant Limit: ...

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