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:
      4,746
      Messages:
      461,923
      1. PU

      2. VGC

      Latest: ORAS NU Viability Rankings Punchshroom, Aug 31, 2015 at 11:40 AM
      RSS
    2. Policy Review

      An invite-only forum for discussing Pokémon policy.
      Discussions:
      283
      Messages:
      12,181
      Latest: BW2 Suspect Proposal Jirachee, Aug 30, 2015 at 9:25 PM
      RSS
    3. Tournaments

      Read information on current tournaments. More information about tournaments can be found on the Tournament site.
      Discussions:
      4,730
      Messages:
      383,669
      Latest: The RU Open IV - Round 1 Ruby., Aug 31, 2015 at 11:41 AM
      RSS
    1. Smogon Info / Intro Hub

      Resources for getting involved on Smogon. Ask for name changes and other profile changes here.
      Discussions:
      10
      Messages:
      5,713
      Latest: Smogon Simple Questions Alorithan, Aug 31, 2015 at 11:37 AM
      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:
      28
      Messages:
      1,204
      Latest: Apprentice Program: Round One Hundred Mimolette, Aug 30, 2015 at 6:41 PM
      RSS
    3. Rate My Team

      Get your team rated here. Try to limit the number of threads you post.
      Discussions:
      11,454
      Messages:
      70,394
      Latest: Mega Pinsir Offensive Team LadyEmaSkye, Aug 31, 2015 at 11:28 AM
      RSS
    1. Pokémon Showdown!

      Forum dedicated to Pokémon Showdown!
      Discussions:
      695
      Messages:
      28,226
      RSS
    2. Wi-Fi

      Trade, battle, and learn more about capturing and breeding the top percentage of Pokémon.
      Discussions:
      2,735
      Messages:
      469,237
      RSS
    3. Orange Islands

      From Pokémon Snap to Pokémon Adventures, discussion related to existing Pokémon games, anime, or manga goes here!
      Discussions:
      613
      Messages:
      122,098
      Latest: Unpopular opinions Darth Manaphy, Aug 31, 2015 at 11:35 AM
      RSS
    1. Sixth Generation Contributions

      Drafting and peer editing for articles and analyses which eventually appear on the site.
      Discussions:
      221
      Messages:
      9,459
      Latest: Dragonite [SINGLES] (1/2) cant say, Aug 31, 2015 at 11:33 AM
      RSS
    2. Past Generation Contributions

      Drafting and peer editing for articles and analyses which eventually appear on the site.
      Discussions:
      179
      Messages:
      6,318
      Latest: Tyranitar (revamp) ZoroDark, Aug 31, 2015 at 5:07 AM
      RSS
    3. Technical Projects

      HTML, Programming, and other tools useful to Pokemon Research, Smogon site use, and in-game use found here.
      Discussions:
      186
      Messages:
      3,874
      RSS
    4. Archives

      Discussions:
      10,506
      Messages:
      225,740
      Latest: Thundurus-Therian TDK, Aug 30, 2015 at 11:08 PM
      RSS
    1. Article Workshop

      Discussion and creation of Smogon's on-site media articles.
      Discussions:
      11
      Messages:
      43
      Latest: Arterview: brightobject Jellicent, Aug 28, 2015 at 10:39 AM
      RSS
    2. Smeargle's Studio

      This is the place to show off your creativity and artistic compositions.
      Discussions:
      1,419
      Messages:
      75,731
      Latest: [♛] King's Art Thread Fluke, Aug 31, 2015 at 10:51 AM
      RSS
    3. Create-A-Pokémon Project

      A community project for designing, discussing, and playtesting new competitive Pokémon concepts.
      Discussions:
      1,877
      Messages:
      138,436
      Latest: CaP 20 Pre-Evo - Part 6 -Name Submissions Hollymon, Aug 31, 2015 at 11:20 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:
      2,622
      Messages:
      246,373
      Latest: Falling In Love Fluke, Aug 31, 2015 at 11:38 AM
      RSS
    2. Circus Maximus: The Competitive Mafia Hub

      Forum for Mafia aka Werewolf, Diplomacy, Tabletop RPGs, and Other Strategy Games
      Discussions:
      835
      Messages:
      86,164
      Latest: Fire & Ice: Day 3 sunny004, Aug 31, 2015 at 9:25 AM
      RSS