Junior Division Finalists

Take a look at the top four Junior Division teams from the Pokémon Video Game National Championships!
Moltres
Manectric
Tyranitar
Ferrothorn
Azumarill
Gallade
Cory became National Champion on the strength of his diverse Pokémon party, set up to defeat a wide array of opponents.
  • Moves:
  • Will-O-Wisp
  • Air Slash
  • Protect
  • Heat Wave
  • Nature:
  • Modest
  • Held Item:
  • Charti Berry
  • Ability:
  • Pressure
  • Moves:
  • Hidden Power
  • Protect
  • Volt Switch
  • Overheat
  • Nature:
  • Modest
  • Held Item:
  • Manectite
  • Ability:
  • Lightning Rod
  • Moves:
  • Rock Slide
  • Snarl
  • Ice Beam
  • Protect
  • Nature:
  • Quiet
  • Held Item:
  • Weakness Policy
  • Ability:
  • Sand Stream
  • Moves:
  • Power Whip
  • Protect
  • Leech Seed
  • Gyro Ball
  • Nature:
  • Sassy
  • Held Item:
  • Rocky Helmet
  • Ability:
  • Iron Barbs
  • Moves:
  • Superpower
  • Waterfall
  • Play Rough
  • Aqua Jet
  • Nature:
  • Adamant
  • Held Item:
  • Choice Band
  • Ability:
  • Huge Power
  • Moves:
  • Close Combat
  • Leaf Blade
  • Psycho Cut
  • Protect
  • Nature:
  • Adamant
  • Held Item:
  • Sitrus Berry
  • Ability:
  • Steadfast
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Talonflame
Garchomp
Rotom
Goodra
Kangaskhan
Aegislash
Miranda's collection of tough Pokémon, as well as her smart strategies, elevated her to Nationals Runner-Up!
  • Moves:
  • Brave Bird
  • Flare Blitz
  • U-Turn
  • Will-O-Wisp
  • Nature:
  • Adamant
  • Held Item:
  • Choice Band
  • Ability:
  • Gale Wings
  • Moves:
  • Dragon Claw
  • Earthquake
  • Rock Slide
  • Protect
  • Nature:
  • Jolly
  • Held Item:
  • Rocky Helmet
  • Ability:
  • Rough Skin
  • Moves:
  • Hydro Pump
  • Thunderbolt
  • Will-O-Wisp
  • Protect
  • Nature:
  • Modest
  • Held Item:
  • Sitrus Berry
  • Ability:
  • Levitate
  • Moves:
  • Draco Meteor
  • Flamethrower
  • Thunderbolt
  • Muddy Water
  • Nature:
  • Modst
  • Held Item:
  • Assault Vest
  • Ability:
  • Sap Sipper
  • Moves:
  • Fake out
  • Return
  • Power-Up Punch
  • Sucker Punch
  • Nature:
  • Jolly
  • Held Item:
  • Kangaskhanite
  • Ability:
  • Scrappy
  • Moves:
  • King's Shield
  • Sacred Sword
  • Flash Cannon
  • Shadow Ball
  • Nature:
  • Quiet
  • Held Item:
  • Weakness Policy
  • Ability:
  • Stance Change
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Abomasnow
Reuniclus
Gourgeist
Torkoal
Carbink
Kangaskhan

James sidestepped many of the popular trends among Pokémon teams in favor of his own direction. His instincts paid off, getting him all the way to the semifinals.

  • Moves:
  • Shadow Ball
  • Protect
  • Blizzard
  • Energy Ball
  • Nature:
  • Quiet
  • Held Item:
  • Icicle Plate
  • Ability:
  • Snow Warning
  • Moves:
  • Psychic
  • Protect
  • Thunder
  • Trick Room
  • Nature:
  • Quiet
  • Held Item:
  • Life Orb
  • Ability:
  • Magic Guard
  • Moves:
  • Destiny Bond
  • Trick Room
  • Rock Slide
  • Will-O-Wisp
  • Nature:
  • Sassy
  • Held Item:
  • Focus Sash
  • Ability:
  • Frisk
  • Moves:
  • Flamethrower
  • Protect
  • Sludge Bomb
  • Eruption
  • Nature:
  • Quiet
  • Held Item:
  • Charcoal
  • Ability:
  • White Smoke
  • Moves:
  • Rock Slide
  • Reflect
  • Safeguard
  • Trick Room
  • Nature:
  • Brave
  • Held Item:
  • Lum Berry
  • Ability:
  • Sturdy
  • Moves:
  • Sucker Punch
  • Rock Slide
  • Hammer Arm
  • Fake Out
  • Nature:
  • Brave
  • Held Item:
  • Kangaskhanite
  • Ability:
  • Scrappy
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Talonflame
Amoonguss
Aegislash
Manectric
Gyarados
Garchomp

Theo assembled a strong, balanced team of Pokémon, choosing Manectric as its eligible Mega-Evolved Pokémon. He reached the semifinals for his smart play.

  • Moves:
  • Brave Bird
  • Protect
  • U-Turn
  • Flare Blitz
  • Nature:
  • Adamant
  • Held Item:
  • Life Orb
  • Ability:
  • Gale Wings
  • Moves:
  • Sludge Bomb
  • Rage Powder
  • Giga Drain
  • Spore
  • Nature:
  • Sassy
  • Held Item:
  • Rocky Helmet
  • Ability:
  • Regenerator
  • Moves:
  • Shadow Ball
  • Sacred Sword
  • Substitute
  • King's Shield
  • Nature:
  • Quiet
  • Held Item:
  • Leftovers
  • Ability:
  • Stance Change
  • Moves:
  • Volt Switch
  • Overheat
  • Hidden Power
  • Protect
  • Nature:
  • Timid
  • Held Item:
  • Manectite
  • Ability:
  • Lightning Rod
  • Moves:
  • Protect
  • Taunt
  • Thunder Wave
  • Waterfall
  • Nature:
  • Jolly
  • Held Item:
  • Sitrus Berry
  • Ability:
  • Intimidate
  • Moves:
  • Dragon Claw
  • Earthquake
  • Rock Slide
  • Protect
  • Nature:
  • Jolly
  • Held Item:
  • Lum Berry
  • Ability:
  • Rough Skin
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