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:
      4,031
      Messages:
      347,841
      1. VGC

      Latest: Little Cup Team Shop SilentMango, Dec 28, 2014 at 6:04 PM
      RSS
    2. Tournaments

      Read information on current tournaments. More information about tournaments can be found on the Tournament site.
      Discussions:
      4,117
      Messages:
      329,038
      Latest: Season 6 Farm League - Week 1 Moonclawz, Dec 28, 2014 at 6:03 PM
      RSS
    1. Smogon Starters Hangout

      Evolve your knowledge here!
      Discussions:
      19
      Messages:
      6,665
      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:
      12,375
      Latest: 2015 Battling 101 Schedule Plus, Dec 16, 2014
      RSS
    3. Rate My Team

      Get your team rated here. Try to limit the number of threads you post.
      Discussions:
      8,052
      Messages:
      49,221
      Latest: Staller nerd Frickett, Dec 28, 2014 at 5:50 PM
      RSS
    1. Pokémon Showdown!

      Forum dedicated to Pokémon Showdown!
      Discussions:
      598
      Messages:
      21,446
      Latest: Random Cup Tournament - Semi Finals! SparksBlade, Dec 28, 2014 at 3:08 PM
      RSS
    2. Wi-Fi

      Trade, battle, and learn more about capturing and breeding the top percentage of Pokémon.
      Discussions:
      2,471
      Messages:
      423,118
      RSS
    3. Orange Islands

      From Pokémon Snap to Pokémon Adventures, discussion related to existing Pokémon games, anime, or manga goes here!
      Discussions:
      522
      Messages:
      110,528
      Latest: Mysteries of Pokemon - Now with ORAS Empoleon_master, Dec 28, 2014 at 5:53 PM
      RSS
    1. Preliminary Pokedex

      A compendium of complete XY Pokemon analyses
      Discussions:
      799
      Messages:
      21,755
      Latest: Suicune Bouffalant, Dec 27, 2014 at 11:32 AM
      RSS
    2. Sixth Generation Contributions

      Drafting and peer editing for articles and analyses which eventually appear on the site.
      Discussions:
      361
      Messages:
      11,004
      Latest: Inkay The Avalanches, Dec 28, 2014 at 6:01 PM
      RSS
    3. Past Generation Contributions

      Drafting and peer editing for articles and analyses which eventually appear on the site.
      Discussions:
      160
      Messages:
      6,065
      Latest: Garbodor Tokyo Tom, Dec 28, 2014 at 4:39 PM
      RSS
    4. Technical Projects

      HTML, Programming, and other tools useful to Pokemon Research, Smogon site use, and in-game use found here.
      Discussions:
      148
      Messages:
      3,240
      Latest: 6th Gen Damage Calculator SGGT, Dec 28, 2014 at 7:27 AM
      RSS
    5. Archives

      Discussions:
      8,235
      Messages:
      176,039
      Latest: Farfetch'd Montsegur, Dec 27, 2014 at 2:10 PM
      RSS
    1. The Smog

      Discussion forum for The Smog, Smogon's competitive Pokémon magazine.
      Discussions:
      89
      Messages:
      3,611
      Latest: Issue #38 Released! SnazzySwampert, Dec 27, 2014 at 5:25 PM
      RSS
    2. Social Media

      The forum hub for Smogon Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Youtube. Contests are also posted here!
      Discussions:
      22
      Messages:
      253
      Latest: Suspect Podcasts Ditto, Dec 28, 2014 at 5:17 PM
      RSS
    3. Smeargle's Studio

      This is the place to show off your creativity and artistic compositions.
      Discussions:
      1,316
      Messages:
      75,966
      Latest: Artstuffs by Kadew Kadew, Dec 28, 2014 at 6:02 PM
      RSS
    4. Create-A-Pokémon Project

      A community project for designing, discussing, and playtesting new competitive Pokémon concepts.
      Discussions:
      1,720
      Messages:
      131,792
      Latest: [COPYEDITING] Krilowatt (GP: 0/2) Weebl, Dec 28, 2014 at 3:48 PM
      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:
      2,505
      Messages:
      234,871
      RSS
    2. Circus Maximus

      Place for forum games like mafia. No postcount++ games though.
      Discussions:
      807
      Messages:
      80,584
      Latest: Personalities Mafia - Day 2 imperfectluck, Dec 28, 2014 at 5:45 PM
      RSS