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Trainer Talk: First Impressions of VGC20

Posted December 8th 2019 by

Ultra series is coming to a close, and the release of a brand new Generation of Pokémon games in Sword and Shield has caused much excitement. Many VGC players are eager to explore the next format—the allure of so many new Pokémon to play around with is tough to resist! What are their first impressions […]

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield are right around the corner, and with a new generation come new Pokémon and new interactions to explore. While there are a number of things I’d love to see in Sword and Shield (easier ways of getting teams ready in-game, being able to select battle music, and being able to […]

Hello! My name is Wesley, but I’m more commonly known as Harry_Styles2 on Showdown. I started playing competitive Pokémon sometime in 2014, which was also when I went to my first tournament. I’ve been playing VGC ever since and have been getting more and more interested in it each passing year. I’d say that this […]

Teambuilding Introduction This team started off as James Baek’s NAIC team. After what happened at NAIC, I realized that I needed to change some things about the teams I was using. I felt KangTorn XernDon with Mawile and Kommo-o was a great team, but very, very weak to opposing Trick Room. The thing I really […]

Heyo, my name is John Thi, also known as Jocario, and I am a 28-year-old VGC player from Germany. While I’d gathered some experiences with competitive Pokémon back in 2006/2007, I hadn’t heard of VGC until Sun and Moon were about to release in late 2016. After being inactive for a decade, I started playing […]