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    1. Introduction Hub

      New members look here for information and/or help regarding the Smogon community. For name changes, click here.
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    2. Announcements

      Smogon staff will post site updates, promotions, new tiering policy, and more here.
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      Latest: Pokémon Showdown Staff Promotions Trickster, Feb 19, 2017 at 8:38 PM
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    1. Policy Review

      Invite-only discussion of competitive Pokémon policy.
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      Latest: Endless Battle Issues Zarel, Feb 19, 2017 at 5:13 PM
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    2. Tournaments

      Where official and unofficial competitive Smogon tournaments take place. Read the information thread before participating.
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      Latest: Smogon Premier League 8 - Week 6 Empo, Feb 20, 2017 at 9:28 AM
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    3. Pokémon Showdown!

      Forum dedicated to Pokémon Showdown!
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      Latest: Suggestions MacChaeger, Feb 20, 2017 at 12:37 AM
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    1. Video Game Championships

      Discussion of Pokémon's official tournament circuit. Join the VGC Discord for live discussion.
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    2. Battle Spot

      Discussion of Pokémon's cartridge ladders. Join the Battle Spot PS room or Battle Spot Discord for live discussion.
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      Latest: Victim Of The Week [Week 4: Tapu Lele] Hulavuta, Feb 19, 2017 at 10:25 PM
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    3. Wi-Fi

      Discussion regarding Wi-Fi trading and battling as well as resources for breeding and capturing.
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    4. Orange Islands

      Discussion of existing Pokémon games, anime, and manga.
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      Latest: Sun and Moon SQSA Thread Detective Barricade, Feb 20, 2017 at 9:19 AM
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    1. Battling 101

      Smogon's tutoring program for inexperienced players and those looking to refine their skill. Join the B101 Discord for live discussion.
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    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.
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      Latest: The Stall Breakers implaser, Feb 20, 2017 at 9:12 AM
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    1. Translations

      Where articles and analyses are translated into French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.
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      Latest: Veröffentlichte Artikel Rory Mercury, Feb 17, 2017 at 4:31 PM
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    2. The Flying Press

      Read or help create Smogon's on-site competitive articles.
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    3. Technical Projects

      The community's programmers and coders gather here to produce helpful tools and resources.
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      Latest: Pokemon Team Syntax 2.4.0 forsureitsme, Feb 17, 2017 at 8:24 PM
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    4. Smeargle's Studio

      The community's artists culminate here to exhibit their works and create pieces for Smogon's official projects.
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      Latest: I Dont Care's Colorize Gallery I dont care, Feb 20, 2017 at 7:45 AM
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    1. Create-A-Pokémon Project

      The designated locale for the conception, designing, and playtesting of original competitive Pokemon concepts.
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      Latest: CAP Updates: UL Poll Deck Knight, Feb 20, 2017 at 9:29 AM
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    1. Congregation of the Masses

      Discuss anything but Pokémon here.
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      Latest: Free Speech: Let's do this properly Steel With It, Feb 20, 2017 at 7:31 AM
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    2. Circus Maximus

      The home of Mafia, Diplomacy, Tabletop RPGs, and other text-based strategy games.
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      Latest: OC NOC Day 4 - Burnt Pancakes Blank Slate2356, Feb 20, 2017 at 9:27 AM
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    3. The Great Library

      The discussion board for general media / pop culture.
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      Latest: itt: movie/film discussion (spoilers lol) Eagle4, Feb 19, 2017 at 11:56 PM
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    4. Sports Arena

      FUTBOOOOOOOOOOL.
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      Latest: Official NBA 16-17' Season Thread cant say, Feb 20, 2017 at 8:00 AM
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