Preparing Your Team: A VGC17 Staples Guide- March Update

As the season progresses, many Pokémon have risen and fallen in usage, as trainers utilise different team compositions. Different Pokémon have different varies of success, with certain Pokémon having more defined roles in their team. In this article we summarise the current ‘Staples’ of VGC17 and how important each Pokémon is to our current metagame. Some “pros” and “cons” of each Pokémon ...

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Oceania International Championship: 5 TCG Players to Follow

The Oceania International Championship is less then 24 hours away! I have put together a preview article on TCG players to keep an eye on during the event. In the International spirit of things, I featured a player from five different countries. The Australian (Jordan Palmer) Ah, Mr. Consistency. Our homegrown hero. If the Palmer United party was run by ...

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Oceania International Championship VGC Preview: APAC Players

The Oceania International Championship is less then 24 hours away! We have put together a preview article on VGC players to keep an eye on during the event from our APAC region. Australia It was difficult to narrow down, but we’ve picked out ten local names we think you should definitely keep an eye out for in Melbourne. Note that ...

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IC Oceania: Side Events Announced

The schedule for the Pokémon Oceania Championships has been updated to include side events. These side events will consist of “on-demand” tournaments for TCG and VGC, and multiple smaller events that will be worth Championship Points! So, if you don’t make it to Day 2 or 3 of the Oceania Championships, you will have a second chance to earn points from the ...

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Oceania International Championships Coverage

The Oceania International Challenge is fast approaching! The event will be held between March 10-12 (Friday to Sunday) at Melbourne Park Function Center in Melbourne, Australia! In light of this, us at PokeAus can announce that we will have a team on the ground to provide coverage for the event. The primary aim of this coverage will be to post match-ups, results, ...

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Pokemon TCG: Being decisive about Wishiwashi

Basic fish Pokémon. Historically, they have had mediocre attacks and hit points that render them susceptible to being knocked out on the first turn of the game. However, 30HP basic fish Pokémon often occupy a prominent place in the competitive Pokemon Trading Card Game metagame. Feebas evolves into Milotic, which proved to be a powerful supportive Pokémon in the EX Dragon Frontiers ...

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Around the Stadiums Winter Series #3: A Premier Challenge Summary

Welcome back to the Around the Stadiums coverage for the 2017 season, where we bring you Premier Challenge Results from around Australia. In this edition we look back at the results from February Premier Challenges. The metagame has been evolving as quickly as ever, with trainers testing and practicing the latest trends in preparation for next week’s Melbourne International Championships. Read ...

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Pokémon Sun and Moon Download: Mewtwonite Mega Stones

  Both of Mewtwo’s Mega Stones are now available for download in Pokémon Sun and Moon! In order to receive the items, you must take the following steps: From the main menu, select “Mystery Gift” instead of “Continue” Select Receive Gift, then “Receive via code/password”, and then select “Yes” twice to connect to the Internet Enter the code: M2DESCENT Visit ...

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Australia VGC17 Usage Stats: February Weeks 3 and 4

We return again with what will be our second last VGC17 usage statistics from events across Australia before we ultimately test our skills in the Oceanic International Championships. All throughout February, we’ve had players creep closer to their Worlds Invitation, setting themselves up to earn it through a strong finish at the Internationals. Last week was, unfortunately, a quiet week ...

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