1. Welcome to Smogon! Check out the Smogon Starters Hangout for everything you need to know about starting out in the community. Don't forget to introduce yourself in the Introduction and Hangout 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:
      4,077
      Messages:
      361,576
        1. PU

      1. VGC

      Latest: ORAS OU Replay Archive GeeMick, Jan 29, 2015 at 1:46 AM
      RSS
    2. Tournaments

      Read information on current tournaments. More information about tournaments can be found on the Tournament site.
      Discussions:
      4,192
      Messages:
      338,819
      Latest: Season 6 Farm League - Week 6 LonelyNess, Jan 29, 2015 at 1:00 AM
      RSS
    1. Smogon Starters Hangout

      Evolve your knowledge here!
      Discussions:
      14
      Messages:
      2,526
      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:
      9
      Messages:
      177
      RSS
    3. Rate My Team

      Get your team rated here. Try to limit the number of threads you post.
      Discussions:
      8,574
      Messages:
      52,433
      Latest: Rise and Shine AceCharizard, Jan 29, 2015 at 1:27 AM
      RSS
    1. Pokémon Showdown!

      Forum dedicated to Pokémon Showdown!
      Discussions:
      621
      Messages:
      22,118
      Latest: Monotype Monthly Champshionship![JANUARY] Dirpz, Jan 29, 2015 at 12:12 AM
      RSS
    2. Wi-Fi

      Trade, battle, and learn more about capturing and breeding the top percentage of Pokémon.
      Discussions:
      2,515
      Messages:
      432,855
      Latest: Barlights (Updated 1-7) Jkickit, Jan 29, 2015 at 1:22 AM
      RSS
    3. Orange Islands

      From Pokémon Snap to Pokémon Adventures, discussion related to existing Pokémon games, anime, or manga goes here!
      Discussions:
      536
      Messages:
      112,489
      Latest: Battle Maison Discussion & Records SimicCombine, Jan 29, 2015 at 1:41 AM
      RSS
    1. Preliminary Pokedex

      A compendium of complete XY Pokemon analyses
      Discussions:
      882
      Messages:
      23,690
      Latest: Jirachi trc, Jan 29, 2015 at 12:43 AM
      RSS
    2. Sixth Generation Contributions

      Drafting and peer editing for articles and analyses which eventually appear on the site.
      Discussions:
      418
      Messages:
      10,931
      Latest: Skrelp [QC 3/4] Obvious Power, Jan 29, 2015 at 1:07 AM
      RSS
    3. Past Generation Contributions

      Drafting and peer editing for articles and analyses which eventually appear on the site.
      Discussions:
      158
      Messages:
      6,055
      Latest: Capturing B2W2 Legendaries unfixable, Jan 25, 2015 at 8:34 PM
      RSS
    4. Technical Projects

      HTML, Programming, and other tools useful to Pokemon Research, Smogon site use, and in-game use found here.
      Discussions:
      154
      Messages:
      3,467
      Latest: Damage calculator for random battles lamapikachu, Jan 27, 2015 at 11:28 PM
      RSS
    5. Archives

      Discussions:
      8,349
      Messages:
      178,748
      Latest: Celebi QC (2/3) Writing Jukain, Jan 27, 2015 at 3:35 PM
      RSS
    1. The Smog

      Discussion forum for The Smog, Smogon's competitive Pokémon magazine.
      Discussions:
      93
      Messages:
      3,684
      Latest: best workout supplements daniel coto, Jan 29, 2015 at 1:47 AM
      RSS
    2. Social Media

      The forum hub for Smogon Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Youtube. Contests are also posted here!
      Discussions:
      23
      Messages:
      277
      Latest: Underused Smogcasts King UU, Jan 27, 2015 at 7:27 PM
      RSS
    3. Smeargle's Studio

      This is the place to show off your creativity and artistic compositions.
      Discussions:
      1,345
      Messages:
      73,567
      Latest: Mini's Unceremonious Art Thread TrainerSplash, Jan 29, 2015 at 1:07 AM
      RSS
    4. Create-A-Pokémon Project

      A community project for designing, discussing, and playtesting new competitive Pokémon concepts.
      Discussions:
      1,755
      Messages:
      132,425
      Latest: [WIP] Charizard cbrevan, Jan 28, 2015 at 11:05 PM
      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:
      2,516
      Messages:
      236,050
      Latest: The Everything NFL Pun Thread - 2014/2015 Season Mercy, Jan 28, 2015 at 11:59 PM
      RSS
    2. Circus Maximus

      Place for forum games like mafia. No postcount++ games though.
      Discussions:
      808
      Messages:
      80,873
      Latest: Personalities Mafia - Day 8 macle, Jan 28, 2015 at 11:38 PM
      RSS