Author Archives: Trainer Tower

VGC19 Guide Series – Ultra Series: Primal Groudon

Welcome to my Pokémon VGC 19 Guide Series. Within this new Pokémon Guide series we will be looking at the Pokémon VGC 19 Ultra Series! Points to be covered include changes to the VGC 19 format with the introduction of Mega Pokémon, Primal Groudon, Primal Kyogre, Mega Rayquaza and Ultra Necrozma. Hopefully this series gives you all a better idea ...

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XY Strikes Back! – Spring Scramble Top 16

Hey everyone, my name is Joseph Ugarte or JoeUX9 as most people know me on Showdown. I have been playing VGC since late 2017, and have always loved it, regardless of where/when I play. I’m usually able to attend more local events than regionals, which is great practice anyways since I’m in the NY area. I’m definitely looking forward to ...

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VGC19 Guide Series – Ultra Series: Primal Kyogre

Welcome to my Pokémon VGC 19 Guide Series. Within this new Pokémon Guide series we will be looking at the Pokémon VGC 19 Ultra Series! Points to be covered include changes to the VGC 19 format with the introduction of Mega Pokémon, Primal Groudon, Primal Kyogre, Mega Rayquaza and Ultra Necrozma. Hopefully this series gives you all a better idea ...

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VGC19 Guide Series – An Introduction to the Ultra Series

Welcome to my Pokémon VGC 19 Guide Series. Within this new Pokémon Guide series we will be looking at the Pokémon VGC 19 Ultra Series! Points to be covered include changes to the VGC 19 format with the introduction of Mega Pokémon, Primal Groudon, Primal Kyogre, Mega Rayquaza and Ultra Necrozma. Hopefully this series gives you all a better idea ...

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ZyGod’s Wrath – Collinsville Top 4 Team Report

Hi, my name is Alex Arand, also known as AlexTheRNGLord. I first started playing VGC after joining my local league, where we had somewhat casual play. Then I discovered Pokemon Showdown and Smogon, and played online casually for a while until 2016, when I began playing competitively. I’ve been playing competitively since post-2016 Worlds, starting out as a Senior. I ...

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La banda del Tacchino! – A Top 8 Regional Report

Hello! My name is Riccardo Appamea, known online as @Fire_Gohan, and I’ve been a VGC player for over 3 years. I love playing unconventional teams, as they’re the type to get me hyped up and motivated to win matches. In 2016, I was on the verge of Top 16 in the European International Championships, placing 20th. I also placed 50th ...

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