VGC19 Guide Series – An Introduction to the Ultra Series

Welcome to my Pokémon VGC 19 Guide Series. Within this new Pokémon Guide series we will be looking at the Pokémon VGC 19 Ultra Series! Points to be covered include changes to the VGC 19 format with the introduction of Mega Pokémon, Primal Groudon, Primal Kyogre, Mega Rayquaza and Ultra Necrozma. Hopefully this series gives you all a better idea ...

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Trainer Talk: First Impressions of the Ultra Series

With Berlin being mere weeks away, many VGC players find themselves wondering what they should expect from the first International Championship of the Ultra format. What sort of meta will we see? How will the re-introduction of Megas shake things up? How different will it be from the previous restricted format, VGC16? To get a rough idea of where things ...

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ZyGod’s Wrath – Collinsville Top 4 Team Report

Hi, my name is Alex Arand, also known as AlexTheRNGLord. I first started playing VGC after joining my local league, where we had somewhat casual play. Then I discovered Pokemon Showdown and Smogon, and played online casually for a while until 2016, when I began playing competitively. I’ve been playing competitively since post-2016 Worlds, starting out as a Senior. I ...

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La banda del Tacchino! – A Top 8 Regional Report

Hello! My name is Riccardo Appamea, known online as @Fire_Gohan, and I’ve been a VGC player for over 3 years. I love playing unconventional teams, as they’re the type to get me hyped up and motivated to win matches. In 2016, I was on the verge of Top 16 in the European International Championships, placing 20th. I also placed 50th ...

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VGC19 Ultra Series – Sample Teams

This is a list of sample teams that new players can use to help them get straight into playing the VGC19 Ultra Series format. We believe these teams are a great starting point for any player getting into VGC, or needing ideas for a team! We encourage you to use these teams as a guide for making your very own ...

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