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Preparing Your Team: A VGC17 Staples Guide- March Update

As the season progresses, many Pokémon have risen and fallen in usage, as trainers utilise different team compositions. Different Pokémon have different varies of success, with certain Pokémon having more defined roles in their team. In this article we summarise the current ‘Staples’ of VGC17 and how important each Pokémon is to our current metagame. Some “pros” and “cons” of each Pokémon ...

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Rotom’s VGC Resources: Sun And Moon Competitive Breeding And Training Guide

  With VGC17 officially beginning, breeding your new generation Pokémon from scratch is going to be very important. Here you’ll be able to see all the ins and outs of breeding in Sun and Moon; including item locations, new mechanics and tips for hatching eggs. This article will provide a very brief explanation of breeding, as well as any changes ...

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Rotom’s VGC Resources: Useful TMs

  Useful TMs These TMs below are the ones we’ve deemed most important for VGC play and where to locate them. This list can also be extrapolated for use with singles play, however it was created with doubles in mind.  

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Rotom’s VGC Resources: Useful Items

  As most of us are now nearing completion of the story of Pokémon Sun and Moon, the time has come to start putting together our competitive teams. To aid in the tedious task of gathering all of the necessary items, we’ve collated what items you’re going to need for competitive play and where to find them – all conveniently ...

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Pokémon VGC 2017 Circuit Information – A Breakdown and Explanation

  The Pokémon Company International (TCPi) has released information regarding events, format changover times, CP payouts and Worlds invitations for the VGC 2017 circuit, confirming the circuit structure that we will see for the coming year. Quick Reference Guide: Key information and what has changed The season will be divided into three series: Autumn Series: September 1–November 30, 2016 Winter ...

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2016 Australian Regional Preview: Adelaide

    Hello everyone, and welcome to the Regional Championship season! Adelaide is the first stop on the circuit this year, after being the final stop in 2015. As a part of our 2016 season coverage, we’ll be previewing each Regional as they come, with players and team archetypes we expect to see do well. When: Sunday May 1st. Registration:  ...

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Hang On, What Do I Use For VGC16?

  With Regionals fast approaching the question of ‘What team am I going to use’ looms over the head of every player in the nation. From recent Premier Challenge and Grassroots results it is fairly clear that Australia’s team building is lacking, with a large majority of players using teams taken from US Events and European Regionals, or having blatant holes to common ...

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Australians in the Nugget Bridge Major: Round 3 Preview

  In no time at all, we’re up to the third round of the Nugget Bridge Major. Let’s take the time to see who each Australian is playing, where they’re  from, and discuss the biggest matchups. Remember, you can follow how the Australian contingent is going throughout the week by checking out our online spreadsheet. Round 3 Matches This round, ...

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Australians in the Nugget Bridge Major: Round 1 and 2 Update

  The first two rounds of the Nugget Bridge Major 5 have been completed, so let’s take the opportunity to see how Australia’s representatives have gone so far. We’ve counted 26 Australians competing in this year’s edition, the second highest contingent behind the USA, in an international competition with 28 countries represented! After two battles, there remain four Australians undefeated: ...

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