What's New From Trainer Tower

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 […]

Hello, everyone! My name is Giovanni Piscitelli, also known as Gianni, but I go by the nickname “Genius” online (@GeniusVGC on Twitter). I’m an Italian VGC player that started playing Pokémon in 2009 during the 4th generation, but I’ve known the franchise for a long time thanks to the anime. I became interested in VGC […]