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Pokemon News Issue #151

  And now Mew has one for itself.   Welcome to the 151st issue of Pokemon News. We got a new trailer for Pokemon Sword and Shield to dissect, so let’s get right into it and see what was shown off.     We got a lot of information about different aspects within the game …

Team of the Episode: Venusaur

Hello and welcome to this week’s Team of the Episode, featuring the monster tree-frog, Venusaur! We are exploring this behemoth in the OU tier, where recent trends and bans have made this froggo shoot up in viability! Since the Zygarde ban, a solid Groun-resistant Grass is no longer required! This lets Venusaur come back and …

Team of the Episode: Azumarill

Welcome to this week’s team of the episode, featuring the bulkiest of bunnies, Azumarill! We decided that some strong muscles were needed for this week’s Pokemon of the Episode, so what better Pokemon to go with that a fluffy water bunny used for HP bags in Super Training? This team’s bunny has been working out …

Team of the Episode: Ludicolo

Aloha and welcome to a special Meme Edition of the Team of the Episode, featuring everyone’s new favorite horror-creature, Ludicolo! And we’re not only using the Pineapple – we’re using it in Smogon OU! Photo provided by ME, a MEMELORD This week’s episode is brought to you by the glorious Detective Pikachu movie trailer and …

Team of the Episode: Minior

Aloha and welcome back to this week’s Team of the Episode, featuring everyone’s favorite one-trick rock, Minior! Picture by AutobotTesla on DeviantArt Minior is a really cool Pokemon to use, even if it only has one set that it can run effectively. Those who remember back when Shell Smash Cloyster first came out know just how …

Team of the Episode: Decidueye

Team of the Episode: Decidueye Welcome to this weeks Team of the Episode, featuring the BEST Alolan starter, Decidueye! Today we’re diving into the NU metagame to cover Decidueye’s niche there, and a sample of some teammates that can go with it! Art courtesy of TechraNova on TeePublic Oh, poor Decidueye… You are so cool thematically, …

Team of the Episode: Nihilego

Team of the Episode: Nihilego Alola, and welcome to the Team of the Episode for Episode 376 featuring the first UB-class we ever met, Nihilego! Image courtesy of Little-Papership on DeviantArt This week, we talked about what Generation 8 holds in store for the Ultra Beasts, so who better to cover in Pokemon of the …

Team of the Episode: Magnezone

Team of the Episode: Magnezone Aloha, and welcome to the Pokemon of the Episode: Team Review! Our Pokemon for Episode 375 is everyone’s favorite attractive lump of metal, Magnezone! Credit to KoiDrake on DeviantArt As covered on the Pokemon of the Episode this week, Magnezone isn’t something you typically build around; instead, it’s much more …

Pokemon News Issue #146

  Welcome back to a smashtastic episode of Pokemon News. I say this because the final Smash Bros Direct aired the day of writing, and we have some important information Pokemonwise to get into. So lets…..get into it. (Man I need to work on this whole intro thing.)   Due to the “Grinch Leak”, a …

Pokemon News Issue #140 (E3 2018 Special)

  Welcome back to another issue of Pokemon News. And its a special issue because we got a lot of information from E3 2018. Despite the Pokemon Press Conference that occurred several weeks before E3, we still have quite a lot to discuss. So let’s get right into it.   Most of the bulk of …