The Pokémon Video Game Championships shifted to Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield this year, and we've seen tournaments packed with climactic battles ever since. With a wide variety of Pokémon appearing on top-performing teams and the power of Dynamax accelerating the pace of battles, we're sure to see an incredible show when the battles start this weekend at the first International Championships featuring the 2020 Pokémon Video Game Championships format.
Our expert panel of top players and broadcasters have been keeping a close eye on the most popular tactics as they prepare for the Oceania International Championships themselves, so read on to find out which Pokémon and strategies are taking the spotlight before battles begin in Melbourne.
Will anything top Togekiss? Have the Gigantamax Pokémon had an oversize impact on the competitive metagame? Are competitors still thankful for Dracovish? Check out what our experts have to say, then tune in to Pokemon.com/Live from Thursday, February 20, through Saturday, February 22, to watch the action as it happens.
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