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Pokémon X&Y: Competitive Battling 101

So you want to get in to competitive Pokémon battling? There’s a lot to it, it’s not all “maths” though it does involve numbers. This guide is going to set you up hopefully with an understanding of the basics of competitive battling and what’s involved. Included in this article: Smogon VGC Online Simulator Team Building Move Priority Firstly you want ...

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Kalos Dex Debut: Furfrou

Furfrou… what can I say, if you have ever wanted a poodle in-game then this is the Pokémon for you! Route 5 is where you get this extravagant companion (Just across from the Skate Park). It is quick on its feet hosting a nice 102 Base speed. Its only ability is fur coat reducing physical attacks by 50% which more ...

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Pokémon X&Y: Move Changes in Gen 6

The following is a list of changes to old moves coming into Generation 6. Some of these changes are very interesting to say the least, whilst others seem a little redundant. The majority of the changes seem to be geared towards making the metagame a lot less offense-based, and promoting a lot more defensive play, with a large amount of ...

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Kalos Dex Debut: Bergmite & Avalugg

Hey guys!! It’s Mitchell “Charathian” again for another Kalos Dex Debut!!! This time I will be talking about another of my new favourites from the Kalos region known as Bergmite. This Pokémon is a straight Ice-type found in the Frost Cavern in Pokémon X & Y games and is such an adorable little ice chunk!   Bergmite carries either Own ...

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Kalos Dex Debut: Noivern

FamousDeaf here, bringing you details of Noivern. Noivern caught my eye as a competitive Pokémon because of its high Speed stat; it is fastest Dragon-type Pokémon of all. Its attacking stats are 70 Attack and 97 Special Attack, obviously making it a special sweeper. Its Defensive stats are 85 HP, 80 Defence and 80 Special Defence, which is decent. Noivern ...

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Instacheck Hotspot for Pokémon X and Y

Have you ever wanted to find those illustrious shiny Pokémon but don’t want to invest hours upon hours into “Masuda Method” breeding? Or, maybe you want an easier way to check your Pokémon’s stats without an online IV calculator or the Killoude potential judge? Well in this article I’ll be explaining the benefits of the new instacheck hotspot for X and ...

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Kalos Dex Debut: Inkay & Malamar

Today’s Kalos Dex Debut spotlights my prediction for a new up and coming competitive Pokémon. First up I would like to point out it genuinely is wearing a hat! It’s surely no Fedora but it’s still pretty cool. It’s a squid like Pokémon with no Water typing and even though (At my first glance) it may look like a special ...

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Kalos Dex Debut: Chesnaught

Greetings Trainers, Lionheartex here! I’d like to start off my Kalos debut with Chesnaught! The Spiny Armor Pokémon! Chesnaught is the evolved form of Chespin and Quilladin, and is one of the three Pokémon that new trainers will be starting out their adventure with in Kalos. I won’t be going too in depth with Chesnaught competitive wise, but will cover ...

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Kalos Dex Debut: Skrelp & Dragalge

Jaybee here coming to you with another Kalos Dex Debut article on Skrelp and Dragalge!   As you know, the introduction of the Fairy-type means Dragons now have to watch their backs more than ever! This one, however, doesn’t have to fear fairies so much. Skrelp and Dragalge are Poison/Dragon types. Now whilst most other dragons are slotting a poison ...

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Pokémon X&Y: Natures

This article contains two main sections, use the following links to quickly navigate between the two: What are Natures? Nature Breakdown What are Natures Every Pokémon has a nature, they are a way to get a small stat boost and alter the maximum and minimum values of any stat (except HP), by 10%. If you are just playing the content ...

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