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Yahallo! James Baek here, and I’ve recently placed third at the 2019 Pokémon VGC World Championships. I’m here to share my warstory of all the battles I went through at Washington D.C. Brief Recap of the Team Yuigahama (Xerneas) @ Power Herb Ability: Fairy Aura Level: 50 EVs: 44 HP / 4 Def / 204 […]

Hello, everyone. My name is Christopher Kan, and I am excited to share my team and tournament report from the 2019 Pokemon World Championships with you. Team Selection Choice of Primal / The first teambuilding decision I made was that my team should definitely include either Primal Groudon or Primal Kyogre. I had always felt […]

Whaddup guys! It’s Ammodee here, and I’m here to recap, look back, and reflect on the Pokémon World Championships that just went by. I would also like to talk about my personal experience and some observations from the largest Pokémon VGC competition. The Pokémon World Championships were held at the Washington DC Convention Centre. The […]

Artwork by GenOne from the Smogon Forums. Damage calculators are extremely useful tools for competitive Pokémon play. Being able to optimize EV spreads allows players to fine-tune their battle strategies by taking advantage of raw numbers, maximizing the usefulness of a Pokémon’s EVs in surviving opposing moves, obtaining relevant KOs, and outspeeding the appropriate threats. […]

This is a list of sample teams that new players can use to help them get straight into playing the VGC19 Ultra Series format. We believe these teams are a great starting point for any player getting into VGC, or needing ideas for a team! We encourage you to use these teams as a guide […]