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Darmanitan’s Tactics – Team Report

Posted January 23rd 2020 by

Hello everyone! My name is Felix (onijivgc), a player from Hong Kong who started playing competitively in 2017. I didn’t participate in many events over the past two years, and am trying to get back into VGC this year. Thanks to the rise of online tournaments, I had a lot of opportunities to play against […]

With a new generation come brand new Pokémon and brand new strategies! For players wishing to jump straight into competitive, however, learning how these additions to the meta function may initially feel a bit overwhelming. What is it that makes Dragapult so strong? What’s the best way to use Duraludon? And what’s so special about […]

Original by バルドル Translated by Hibiki Buy Hibiki coffee Support Hibiki on Patreon It has been about 25 days since the launch of Sword and Shield. In this post, I am presenting summaries and countermeasures for the main strategies currently used in Ranked Doubles. A lift of the bans for Pokémon obtained via Pokémon Home […]

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 […]