2018 Dallas Regionals Preview

Written by Jeremy Gross and Nick Borghi The first regional of VGC 2018 is upon us! Players from across North America will descend on Dallas, Texas from January 27-28 to take their first shot at big prizes and Championship Points in the new format. Check out the Twitter account run by the Tournament staff! @Dallas_Pkm_Regs And be sure to check ...

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2018 Paraguay Open

Paraguay: 1/21/18 Placing Player CP Team Used 1st Victor Vargas 200 2nd Federico Turano 160 3rd Arnaldo Maidana 130 4th Federico Ansico 130 5th Alan Páez 100 6th Juan Martínez 100 7th Wilson González 100 8th Alberto Casco 100 Usage Usage % Pokémon 5 62.5% 4 50% 3 37.5% 2 25% 1 12.5%

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VGC 18 – Useful Items and TMs

In Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon there are countless Items and TMs to discover whilst exploring Alola. Below, we’ve listed the most useful Items and TMs that you’re going to need to get you ready for VGC18! Items TMS Find more VGC18 resources here!

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Singapore Open 2018

Singapore Open 2018 Singapore: 1/20/18-1/21/18 Placing/Seed Player Team Used CP Earned 1st (1)  Chelsea Tan 200 2nd (2)  Melvin Keh 160 3rd (3)  Alister Sandover 130 4th (4)  Rayne Tay 130 5th (5)  Poh Yu Jie 100 6th (6)  Ismat Myron Beg 100 7th (7) Ang Wei Wen 100 8th (8) Edward Cheung 100

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VGC 18 Move Tutors

In Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon there are numerous Move Tutors throughout Alola. In VGC18, moves taught by the Move Tutors are allowed in competitive play! Below, we have provided the most important moves your Pokémon can learn from the various Move Tutors. These moves are what we’ve deemed most important for VGC18. Find more VGC18 resources here!

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VGC 2018 Resource Index

Everyone has to start somewhere! Many new or returning players may struggle to find VGC-specific resources. From the basics of strategy to team construction or format information, knowing where to read and who’s knowledge to trust can be a hard task. In an information-based game such as ours, the right resources are critical to both learning to play, elevating your ...

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Playing with VGC18 Rules through Festival Plaza

As of January 1st, 2018, all official Pokémon Video Game Championships (VGC) tournaments will require players to use Pokémon Ultra Sun or Ultra Moon to compete, and will be using the VGC18 ruleset. The rules for the VGC18 format can be found here, with an overview being found here. With the recently discovered glitch surrounding the move Curse on QR ...

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Milotic among the stars – a 7th place London IC report

Hello everyone! I’m Davide Carrer, a VGC player from Milan, Italy. You may also know me from my Twitter or IGN, Nirinbo (@Nirinbo_VGC). I started playing competitively at the end of VGC 16, knowing a lot about Pokemon, but nothing about VGC itself. In roughly one year, I earned some important achievements, such as second place at Lipsia Regionals, a ...

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Major VGC streamers unite to form community Discord server

In an effort to consolidate the VGC streaming community, Alexander “Hibiki” Kuhn has joined forces with a number of other prominent streamers to create a communal Discord server. “The goal in mind is that, instead of having fans of VGC streams scattered across individual streamer Discords, we try to get everyone under one roof,” Kuhn said. “This not only helps ...

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