Analysis

VGC18 Pokémon Analysis – Kangaskhan

Written by Damon Murdoch Championships Battle Season 8 Ranking: 12th Pokémon Showdown! January Rankings –  Unweighted: 15th (9.27541%) 1500: 15th (10.23829%) 1630: 16th (11.69144%) 1760: 16th (11.37031%)   One of the strongest Mega Evolutions introduced in Pokémon X and Y, Mega Kangaskhan has been a dominating force in every metagame it has been legal since its introduction to VGC in 2014. ...

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VGC18 Pokémon Analysis – Incineroar

Written by Zac Emerzian Championships Battle Season 8 Ranking: 13th Pokemon Showdown! January Rankings –  Unweighted: 24th (6.86516%) 1500: 19th (8.10672%) 1630: 19th (8.80243% ) 1760: 18th (9.67893%)   The fighting feline Incineroar is back with a vengeance in VGC 2018! With a more open format and Landorus-T stealing back the title of top Intimidator from Arcanine, teams now have more ...

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VGC 18 Meta Snapshot [post-Oceania IC]

Written by Edu, Bailey and Ty The first International Championship using VGC18 has come to a close, and in just two months we’ve already seen major metagame developments. In our meta snapshot we will be analyzing the top 15 Pokémon in top cut throughout major events across the globe, alongside 3 of the most prevalent team archetypes dominating the format! Index: Events ...

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2017 San Jose Regional Championship preview

San Jose Regionals Preview Written by Jeremy Gross Welcome to the first 2018 season preview, which will hopefully become a staple article before most major tournaments. Today, we’ll be taking a look at the players and metagame trends to watch out for at this weekend’s San Jose regionals, the second to last VGC 2017 regional in North America. Metagame FAKEPG/SNACKChomp/Goodstuffs ...

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