2015 Australian Pokémon Video Game Nationals: Teams and Usage Stats

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Last weekend saw the biggest Pokémon event of the year, the 2015 Pokémon Nationals! Over three days we saw players compete in the Trading Card Game and Video Game, ending with top cut matches on day three where our Champions were crowned. The Video Game saw 321 Masters, 96 Seniors, and 54 Juniors battle over two of the three days.

Congratulations to our Winners and Runners Up for each age division:

Masters
1st Matthew Roe
2nd Theron Ho
Seniors
1st Matthew B
2nd Patrick M
Juniors
1st Nick K
2nd Alefredo C
Below we have teams and usage stats for all three divisions.

Masters Top 16 Teams

Master Division had 321 competitors, which was 9 rounds of swiss and a top cut of 16

  1. Matthew Roe (RoeySK)

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  1. Theron Ho (BlazingSceptile)

  1. Jackson Lakey (FamousDeaf)

  1. Lionel Pryce (CatGonk)

  1. Sean Ronzani

  1. Brendan Webb (FloristtheBudew)

  1. Ty Power (Sarkastik)

  1. Phil Nguyen (Boomguy)

  1. Nicholas Bingham (Spiritbomber)

  1. Saamid Zikiria (Yourf)

  1. Matthew Jiwa (JiwaVGC)

  1. Mustafa Olomi (mustytkd)

  1. Alexander Poole (triceratops5)

  1. Christopher Kan

  1. Eugene Tan (IoriYagami)

  1. Callum Witt (CruiseVGC)

Masters Usage Stats

Masters Usage Stats
Mega-Pokemon

Kangaskhan-M 8
Salamence-M 4
Venusaur-M 2
Gengar-M 1
Gardevoir-M 2
Banette-M 1

Pokemon

Heatran 8
Landorus-T 8

Amoongus 7

Aegislash 5

Zapdos 4
Thundurus-I 4
Rotom-W 4

Sylveon 3
Suicune 3
Rotom-H 3
Cresselia 3

Tyranitar 2
Terrakion 2
Swampert 2
Scrafty 2
Excadrill 2
Breloom 2
Bisharp 2

Weavile 1
Volcarona 1
Virizion 1
Thundurus-T 1
Talonflame 1
Rhyperior 1
Milotic 1
Machamp 1
Garchomp 1
Ferrothorn 1
Clefable 1
Azumarill 1

Seniors Top 8 Teams

Seniors saw 96 players turn up, giving them 7 rounds of swiss and a top cut of 8.

  1. Matthew B. (ZzamanN)

  1. Patrick M. (Ayrias)

  1. Jakob S. (TheRealFurret)

  1. Adam S. (GiraGoomy)

  1. Aaron VDK

  1. Will G.

  1. Nick C (batlizard)

  1. Nathan S. (Amperes)

Seniors Usage Stats

Seniors Usage Stats
Mega-Pokemon

Kangaskhan-M 5
Salamence-M 2
Metagross-M 2

Pokemon

Thundurus-I 5

Suicune 4
Aegislash 4

Landorus-T 3
Amoonguss 3

Terrakion 2
Sylveon 2
Politoed 2
Heatran 2

Virizion 1
Tyranitar 1
Staraptor 1
Rotomwash 1
Ludicolo 1
Kingdra 1
Hydreigon 1
Gengar 1
Gardevoir 1
Ferrothorn 1
Excadrill 1
Arcanine 1

Juniors Top 8 Teams

Juniors had  54 players with 6 rounds pf swiss and a top cut of 8.

  1. Nicholas K.

  1. Alfredo C-G.

  1. Luke D.

  1. Jack G.

  1. Jonathan W.

  1. Hamish G.

  1. Kadan B.

  1. Alex C.

Juniors Usage Stats

Juniors Usage Stats
Mega-Pokemon

Salamence-M 4
Tyranitar-M 1
Swampert-M 1
Lucario-M 1
Latias-M 1
Kangaskhan-M 1
Camerupt-M 1

Pokemon

Sylveon 5

Talonflame 3

Heatran 2
Ferrothorn 2
Conkeldurr 2
Bisharp 2

Whimsicott 1
Typhlosion 1
Thundurus-I 1
Swellow 1
Suicune 1
Shiftry 1
Rotom-W 1
Rotom-H 1
Milotic 1
Mienshao 1
Mamoswine 1
Magnezone 1
Landorus-T 1
Jellicent 1
Infernape 1
Hydreigon 1
Gyarados 1
Gastrodon 1
Garchomp 1
Cofagrigus 1
Alakazam 1
Aegislash 1

A huge thanks to Russell from PokeMelbourne for giving us team data. Be sure to stay tuned as our post-Nationals coverage continues with reports from top cut players!

About Stacey

Owner of this website, and control freak. Stacey formats PokeAus articles, and deals with back-end maintenance. Her aim this year is to collect data and write up usage stat articles for both the TCG and VGC community to enjoy.
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