1. Welcome to Smogon Forums! Please take a minute to read the rules.
  2. Click here to ensure that you never miss a new SmogonU video upload!

Smogon Forums

    1. Introduction Hub

      New members look here for information and/or help regarding the Smogon community. For name changes, click here.
      Discussions:
      5
      Messages:
      408
      Latest: Smogon Simple Questions & Suggestions Thread Drew, Mar 27, 2017 at 9:26 PM
      RSS
    2. Announcements

      Smogon staff will post site updates, promotions, new tiering policy, and more here.
      Discussions:
      39
      Messages:
      785
      Latest: Pokémon Showdown Staff Promotions antemortem, Mar 29, 2017 at 10:30 PM
      RSS
    1. Policy Review

      Invite-only discussion of competitive Pokémon policy.
      Discussions:
      370
      Messages:
      17,193
      Latest: Evasion Clause and Z-Moves Prague Kick, Mar 29, 2017 at 10:40 AM
      RSS
    2. Tournaments

      Where official and unofficial competitive Smogon tournaments take place. Read the information thread before participating.
      Discussions:
      6,385
      Messages:
      508,374
      Latest: The Balanced Hackmons Open [Sign-ups] Piccolo Daimao, Mar 29, 2017 at 11:04 PM
      RSS
    1. Video Game Championships

      Discussion of Pokémon's official tournament circuit. Join the VGC Discord for live discussion.
      Discussions:
      1,109
      Messages:
      52,749
      RSS
    2. Battle Spot

      Discussion of Pokémon's cartridge ladders. Join the Battle Spot PS room or Battle Spot Discord for live discussion.
      Discussions:
      29
      Messages:
      1,901
      Latest: SM Battle Spot Singles Sample Teams Kanon90, Mar 29, 2017 at 2:11 PM
      RSS
    3. Wi-Fi

      Discussion regarding Wi-Fi trading and battling as well as resources for breeding and capturing.
      Discussions:
      3,067
      Messages:
      550,319
      RSS
    4. Orange Islands

      Discussion of existing Pokémon games, anime, and manga.
      Discussions:
      778
      Messages:
      165,146
      Latest: Sun and Moon SQSA Thread Prof. Almeida, Mar 29, 2017 at 10:50 PM
      RSS
    1. Battling 101

      Smogon's tutoring program for inexperienced players and those looking to refine their skill. Join the B101 Discord for live discussion.
      Discussions:
      17
      Messages:
      187
      Latest: Apprentice Program Signups: SUMO UU cappino, Mar 29, 2017 at 9:42 PM
      RSS
    2. Rate My Team

      Get your team rated in any generation or metagame. Join the RMT PS room or RMT Discord to seek advice or rate teams in real time.
      Discussions:
      16,940
      Messages:
      94,569
      Latest: FLEX LIKE OUU(webs ho)[peak top 20] double switches, Mar 29, 2017 at 10:50 PM
      RSS
    1. SM Analyses

      Drafting and editing for Generation VII competitive analyses.
      Discussions:
      890
      Messages:
      11,338
      Latest: Onix (Weak Armor) 1/3 Corporal Levi, Mar 29, 2017 at 10:36 PM
      RSS
    2. The Flying Press

      Read or help create Smogon's on-site competitive articles.
      Discussions:
      365
      Messages:
      1,750
      RSS
    3. Translations

      Where articles and analyses are translated into French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.
      Discussions:
      6
      Messages:
      298
      Latest: Artigos Publicados Highways, Mar 28, 2017 at 1:02 PM
      RSS
    4. Technical Projects

      The community's programmers and coders gather here to produce helpful tools and resources.
      Discussions:
      239
      Messages:
      6,079
      Latest: Random Team Generator Airwind, Mar 29, 2017 at 5:39 PM
      RSS
    5. Smeargle's Studio

      The community's artists culminate here to exhibit their works and create pieces for Smogon's official projects.
      Discussions:
      1,608
      Messages:
      85,617
      Latest: Daily Draw challenge ArcanShineTales, Mar 29, 2017 at 5:42 PM
      RSS
    1. Create-A-Pokémon Project

      The designated locale for the conception, designing, and playtesting of original competitive Pokemon concepts.
      Discussions:
      2,042
      Messages:
      149,810
      Latest: CAP LC Metagame Discussion S0L1D G0LD, Mar 29, 2017 at 10:39 PM
      RSS
    1. Congregation of the Masses

      Discuss anything but Pokémon here.
      Discussions:
      2,415
      Messages:
      118,017
      Latest: Political Correctness and Race vonFiedler, Mar 29, 2017 at 10:26 PM
      RSS
    2. Circus Maximus

      The home of Mafia, Diplomacy, Tabletop RPGs, and other text-based strategy games.
      Discussions:
      967
      Messages:
      110,901
      Latest: SURVIVOR II - the winner is... Jalmont, Mar 29, 2017 at 11:02 PM
      RSS
    3. The Great Library

      The discussion board for general media / pop culture.
      Discussions:
      372
      Messages:
      60,809
      Latest: 2017 musics starry blanket, Mar 29, 2017 at 7:59 PM
      RSS
    4. Sports Arena

      FUTBOOOOOOOOOOL.
      Discussions:
      210
      Messages:
      99,250
      Latest: Smogon Fantasy Basketball '16-'17 Del Rio, Mar 29, 2017 at 10:43 PM
      RSS