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Heya! My name is David Koutesh, but many of you know me under the alias @HamstermaniaVGC on Twitter, where I post screenshots from my long nights on Pokémon Showdown. I try to stay drama free most of the time as I don’t tend to win arguments, so if you’re looking for some good laughs or […]

Introducing the Rose Tower Open #1!

Posted January 24th 2020 by

Introducing the VGC Open #1 of the 2020 season! We at Trainer Tower will be working with Mt. Silver to host the first major event of the Rose Tower Circuit, a community effort which arranges grassroots VGC events for players around the globe. With a prize pool up for grabs and buckets of RP on […]

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 […]

The launch of Pokémon Sword & Shield has caused the hype for Pokémon to reach its peak once more. With the announcement of the VGC2020 ruleset, there’s plenty of enthusiastic Trainers who can’t wait to jump into the Stadiums. Having noticed the excitement from local Trainers since the introduction of Battle Stadium Doubles, PKMN-id is […]