1. New to the forums? Check out our Mentorship Program!
    Our mentors will answer your questions and help you become a part of the community!
  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:
      3,489
      Messages:
      277,152
      1. VGC

      Latest: Pokemon: Smogon Version OU [Route 2 FOREST] SparksBlade, Aug 20, 2014 at 3:31 AM
      RSS
    2. Tournaments

      Read information on current tournaments. More information about tournaments can be found on the Tournament site.
      Discussions:
      3,810
      Messages:
      305,957
      Latest: Smogon Tour 18 MoxieInfinite, Aug 20, 2014 at 2:25 AM
      RSS
    1. Mentorship Program

      Are you a new user? Check out this forum to get information on how to join Smogon's community.
      Discussions:
      1,117
      Messages:
      12,443
      Latest: Mentor needed VGC 2014 Redew, Aug 20, 2014 at 12:12 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:
      154
      Messages:
      12,078
      RSS
    3. Rate My Team

      Get your team rated here. Try to limit the number of threads you post.
      Discussions:
      5,790
      Messages:
      35,670
      Latest: THE PURPLE SQUAD New Breed, Aug 20, 2014 at 3:28 AM
      RSS
    1. Wi-Fi

      Trade, battle, and learn more about capturing and breeding the top percentage of Pokémon.
      Discussions:
      2,277
      Messages:
      384,135
      RSS
    2. Orange Islands

      From Pokémon Snap to Pokémon Adventures, discussion related to existing Pokémon games, anime, or manga goes here!
      Discussions:
      444
      Messages:
      98,932
      Latest: Shiny Charm and Masuda Method Faith-Alexa, Aug 20, 2014 at 3:22 AM
      RSS
    1. Preliminary Pokedex

      A compendium of complete XY Pokemon analyses
      Discussions:
      433
      Messages:
      13,373
      Latest: Combusken Molk, Aug 20, 2014 at 1:21 AM
      RSS
    2. Sixth Generation Contributions

      Drafting and peer editing for articles and analyses which eventually appear on the site.
      Discussions:
      544
      Messages:
      12,297
      Latest: Noibat [QC 0/3] The Quasar, Aug 20, 2014 at 3:04 AM
      RSS
    3. Past Generation Contributions

      Drafting and peer editing for articles and analyses which eventually appear on the site.
      Discussions:
      154
      Messages:
      6,027
      Latest: Arceus-Psychic (Revamp) [QC 3/3] [GP 0/2] shrang, Aug 19, 2014 at 7:04 AM
      RSS
    4. Technical Projects

      HTML, Programming, and other tools useful to Pokemon Research, Smogon site use, and in-game use found here.
      Discussions:
      136
      Messages:
      3,021
      Latest: 6th Gen Damage Calculator camoflouge, Aug 20, 2014 at 1:59 AM
      RSS
    5. Archives

      Discussions:
      7,782
      Messages:
      166,536
      Latest: Gothorita (QC 3/3) (GP 0/2) Molk, Aug 18, 2014 at 6:20 PM
      RSS
    1. The Smog

      Discussion forum for The Smog, Smogon's competitive Pokémon magazine.
      Discussions:
      86
      Messages:
      3,482
      RSS
    2. Social Media

      The forum hub for Smogon Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Youtube. Contests are also posted here!
      Discussions:
      12
      Messages:
      102
      Latest: Magikarp Madness Layell, Aug 17, 2014 at 9:03 AM
      RSS
    3. Smogon IRC

      Discussion of Smogon IRC, namely #pokemon and semi-official channels, including general ideas for improvement.
      Discussions:
      22
      Messages:
      388
      Latest: Looking for pre gen move pokemon Mr.E, Aug 15, 2014 at 1:37 PM
      RSS
    4. Create-A-Pokémon Project

      A community project for designing, discussing, and playtesting new competitive Pokémon concepts.
      Discussions:
      1,637
      Messages:
      127,656
      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:
      2,433
      Messages:
      225,539
      Latest: LGBTQ Thund91, Aug 20, 2014 at 2:37 AM
      RSS
    2. Circus Maximus

      Place for forum games like mafia. No postcount++ games though.
      Discussions:
      791
      Messages:
      79,110
      Latest: Superhero Mafia Junko Enoshima, Aug 19, 2014 at 11:42 PM
      RSS
    3. Smeargle's Studio

      This is the place to show off your creativity and artistic compositions.
      Discussions:
      1,276
      Messages:
      78,511
      RSS