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The Wild Area is a new, open-world area introduced in Sword and Shield. Much of the post-game grinding will take place here, as the Wild Area provides you with ways to obtain powerful Pokémon, valuable items, and Berries, which means that you’ll undoubtedly want to know your way around it as a competitive player! This […]

While VGC20 rules have not been announced, we are playing off the Battle Stadium Ranked Double Battle ruleset! This is a list of rental teams that new players can use to help them get straight into playing the Pokémon Sword and Shield double battles. You can type the following rental team codes into your Pokémon […]

VGC20 – Speed Tiers

Posted November 23rd 2019 by

Original Pokémon Sword and Shield Speed Tiers made by Ryota Otsubo (@barudoru). Translated for Trainer Tower with permission. If you find any errors, please contact me @TamtamVGC! Galar (Sword and Shield) Speed Tiers Below, you will find a list of Speed Tiers for Pokémon in the Galar Pokédex, ordered from highest to lowest. The list will only […]

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 […]