1. Welcome to Smogon! Check out the Smogon Info Hub for everything you need to know about starting out in the community. Don't forget to introduce yourself in the Introduction Thread, too!
  2. Welcome to Smogon Forums! Please take a minute to read the rules.

Smogon Forums

    1. Competitive Discussion

      Discuss all generations of competitive Pokémon here! Join #pokemon on SynIRC for real-time Pokémon chat!
      Discussions:
      4,643
      Messages:
      447,376
      1. PU

      2. VGC

      RSS
    2. Policy Review

      An invite-only forum for discussing Pokémon policy.
      Discussions:
      275
      Messages:
      11,873
      Latest: ORAS UU Stage 3.2 Voting KratosMana, Jul 27, 2015 at 3:30 PM
      RSS
    3. Tournaments

      Read information on current tournaments. More information about tournaments can be found on the Tournament site.
      Discussions:
      4,628
      Messages:
      374,549
      Latest: World Cup of Pokemon X - Finals Gene Sp, Jul 28, 2015 at 9:13 AM
      RSS
    1. Smogon Info / Intro Hub

      Resources for getting involved on Smogon. Ask for name changes and other profile changes here.
      Discussions:
      13
      Messages:
      5,340
      RSS
    2. Battling 101

      Smogon's tutoring program. Sign up as an apprentice to learn how to play the game from experts!
      More information can be found on the Tutor site.

      Discussions:
      24
      Messages:
      839
      RSS
    3. Rate My Team

      Get your team rated here. Try to limit the number of threads you post.
      Discussions:
      10,972
      Messages:
      67,791
      Latest: Rate pls! DynArucan, Jul 28, 2015 at 9:07 AM
      RSS
    1. Pokémon Showdown!

      Forum dedicated to Pokémon Showdown!
      Discussions:
      684
      Messages:
      27,354
      RSS
    2. Wi-Fi

      Trade, battle, and learn more about capturing and breeding the top percentage of Pokémon.
      Discussions:
      2,691
      Messages:
      462,702
      Latest: Lissandra's Ice Palace Mishimono, Jul 28, 2015 at 9:22 AM
      RSS
    3. Orange Islands

      From Pokémon Snap to Pokémon Adventures, discussion related to existing Pokémon games, anime, or manga goes here!
      Discussions:
      602
      Messages:
      120,301
      RSS
    1. Sixth Generation Contributions

      Drafting and peer editing for articles and analyses which eventually appear on the site.
      Discussions:
      249
      Messages:
      9,559
      Latest: Gliscor [QC 3/4] DragonWhale, Jul 28, 2015 at 8:45 AM
      RSS
    2. Past Generation Contributions

      Drafting and peer editing for articles and analyses which eventually appear on the site.
      Discussions:
      192
      Messages:
      6,373
      Latest: Heracross (OU Revamp) Sapientia, Jul 27, 2015 at 2:55 PM
      RSS
    3. Technical Projects

      HTML, Programming, and other tools useful to Pokemon Research, Smogon site use, and in-game use found here.
      Discussions:
      179
      Messages:
      3,792
      RSS
    4. Archives

      Discussions:
      10,327
      Messages:
      223,071
      Latest: Amaura OP, Jul 27, 2015 at 9:27 PM
      RSS
    1. Article Workshop

      Discussion and creation of Smogon's on-site media articles.
      Discussions:
      3
      Messages:
      10
      RSS
    2. Smeargle's Studio

      This is the place to show off your creativity and artistic compositions.
      Discussions:
      1,408
      Messages:
      75,181
      Latest: Awu PixelArt Gallery Awu, Jul 28, 2015 at 7:40 AM
      RSS
    3. Create-A-Pokémon Project

      A community project for designing, discussing, and playtesting new competitive Pokémon concepts.
      Discussions:
      1,859
      Messages:
      137,692
      Latest: CaP 20 Pre-Evo - Part 2 - Ability Poll 1 DHR-107, Jul 28, 2015 at 8:22 AM
      RSS
    1. Congregation of the Masses

      Discuss the world outside Pokémon here, including sports and entertainment, but remember that all the rules still apply!
      Discussions:
      2,606
      Messages:
      244,595
      RSS
    2. Circus Maximus: The Competitive Mafia Hub

      Forum for Mafia aka Werewolf, Diplomacy, Tabletop RPGs, and Other Strategy Games
      Discussions:
      833
      Messages:
      85,449
      Latest: Fire & Ice: Day 2 Cancerous, Jul 28, 2015 at 6:34 AM
      RSS