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:
      3,884
      Messages:
      330,233
      1. VGC

      RSS
    2. Tournaments

      Read information on current tournaments. More information about tournaments can be found on the Tournament site.
      Discussions:
      4,062
      Messages:
      324,740
      Latest: Challenge Cup 1v1 Tournament Round 4 Starmaster, Nov 28, 2014 at 11:31 AM
      RSS
    1. Smogon Starters Hangout

      Evolve your knowledge here!
      Discussions:
      15
      Messages:
      5,819
      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:
      160
      Messages:
      12,383
      Latest: Tutor Shoutouts LizardMan, Nov 21, 2014
      RSS
    3. Rate My Team

      Get your team rated here. Try to limit the number of threads you post.
      Discussions:
      7,425
      Messages:
      45,800
      Latest: Mega Metagross Party! Sparkl3y, Nov 28, 2014 at 11:56 AM
      RSS
    1. Wi-Fi

      Trade, battle, and learn more about capturing and breeding the top percentage of Pokémon.
      Discussions:
      2,449
      Messages:
      413,757
      Latest: XY | Shiny Thread (Update: lots of new stuff) Catzzz, Nov 28, 2014 at 12:07 PM
      RSS
    2. Orange Islands

      From Pokémon Snap to Pokémon Adventures, discussion related to existing Pokémon games, anime, or manga goes here!
      Discussions:
      489
      Messages:
      107,914
      RSS
    1. Preliminary Pokedex

      A compendium of complete XY Pokemon analyses
      Discussions:
      725
      Messages:
      20,031
      Latest: Liepard (QC 3/3) (GP 2/2) Hollywood, Nov 25, 2014 at 1:04 PM
      RSS
    2. Technical Projects

      HTML, Programming, and other tools useful to Pokemon Research, Smogon site use, and in-game use found here.
      Discussions:
      147
      Messages:
      3,178
      Latest: Im new to smogon :p The_Official_Greninja, Nov 28, 2014 at 10:42 AM
      RSS
    1. The Smog

      Discussion forum for The Smog, Smogon's competitive Pokémon magazine.
      Discussions:
      88
      Messages:
      3,575
      RSS
    2. Social Media

      The forum hub for Smogon Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Youtube. Contests are also posted here!
      Discussions:
      19
      Messages:
      235
      Latest: Smogon Affiliated Twitter Accounts Arikado, Nov 28, 2014 at 10:52 AM
      RSS
    3. Smogon IRC

      Discussion of Smogon IRC, namely #pokemon and semi-official channels, including general ideas for improvement.
      Discussions:
      23
      Messages:
      415
      RSS
    4. Create-A-Pokémon Project

      A community project for designing, discussing, and playtesting new competitive Pokémon concepts.
      Discussions:
      1,705
      Messages:
      131,237
      Latest: [QUALITY CONTROL] Aurumoth (QC: 1/2) wh0sy0urpapa, Nov 28, 2014 at 10:52 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:
      2,487
      Messages:
      233,263
      Latest: The Everything NFL Thread - 2014/2015 Season macle, Nov 28, 2014 at 10:37 AM
      RSS
    2. Circus Maximus

      Place for forum games like mafia. No postcount++ games though.
      Discussions:
      802
      Messages:
      79,917
      Latest: Wayne Bradier Mafia - Signups More Cowbell, Nov 28, 2014 at 10:43 AM
      RSS
    3. Smeargle's Studio

      This is the place to show off your creativity and artistic compositions.
      Discussions:
      1,306
      Messages:
      75,526
      Latest: Blatant "like" whoring: something something waifu Shaian, Nov 28, 2014 at 11:27 AM
      RSS