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:
      3,507
      Messages:
      278,455
      1. VGC

      Latest: (New Meta) Movepool Share Throbulator36, Aug 22, 2014 at 2:09 PM
      RSS
    2. Tournaments

      Read information on current tournaments. More information about tournaments can be found on the Tournament site.
      Discussions:
      3,813
      Messages:
      306,246
      Latest: Smogon Tour 18 BKC, Aug 22, 2014 at 1:33 PM
      RSS
    1. Mentorship Program

      Are you a new user? Check out this forum to get information on how to join Smogon's community.
      Discussions:
      1,116
      Messages:
      12,509
      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
      Latest: Battling 101 2014 Schedule Plus, Aug 21, 2014 at 5:55 PM
      RSS
    3. Rate My Team

      Get your team rated here. Try to limit the number of threads you post.
      Discussions:
      5,832
      Messages:
      35,955
      RSS
    1. Wi-Fi

      Trade, battle, and learn more about capturing and breeding the top percentage of Pokémon.
      Discussions:
      2,284
      Messages:
      385,069
      RSS
    2. Orange Islands

      From Pokémon Snap to Pokémon Adventures, discussion related to existing Pokémon games, anime, or manga goes here!
      Discussions:
      444
      Messages:
      99,089
      Latest: ORAS - Mark 2 Mario With Lasers, Aug 22, 2014 at 1:26 PM
      RSS
    1. Preliminary Pokedex

      A compendium of complete XY Pokemon analyses
      Discussions:
      436
      Messages:
      13,472
      Latest: Kadabra [QC 3/3] (GP 2/2) Hollywood, Aug 22, 2014 at 1:52 PM
      RSS
    2. Sixth Generation Contributions

      Drafting and peer editing for articles and analyses which eventually appear on the site.
      Discussions:
      548
      Messages:
      12,546
      Latest: Marowak [QC 0/3] TheCanadianWifier, Aug 22, 2014 at 1:54 PM
      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:
      3,023
      Latest: Gen1to3 All-in-one Editor and Converter MetropolisJ, Aug 20, 2014 at 6:33 PM
      RSS
    5. Archives

      Discussions:
      7,791
      Messages:
      166,626
      Latest: Gengar (SubSplit) [QC: 3/3] [GP: 2/2] NixHex, Aug 22, 2014 at 1:19 PM
      RSS
    1. The Smog

      Discussion forum for The Smog, Smogon's competitive Pokémon magazine.
      Discussions:
      86
      Messages:
      3,489
      Latest: Issue #35 Released! Heaven's Limit, Aug 22, 2014 at 12:47 PM
      RSS
    2. Social Media

      The forum hub for Smogon Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Youtube. Contests are also posted here!
      Discussions:
      13
      Messages:
      108
      Latest: Smogon Affiliated Twitter Accounts EonX, Aug 22, 2014 at 11:50 AM
      RSS
    3. Smogon IRC

      Discussion of Smogon IRC, namely #pokemon and semi-official channels, including general ideas for improvement.
      Discussions:
      22
      Messages:
      390
      RSS
    4. Create-A-Pokémon Project

      A community project for designing, discussing, and playtesting new competitive Pokémon concepts.
      Discussions:
      1,638
      Messages:
      127,735
      Latest: [WIP] Kitsunoh (QC: 0/2) wh0sy0urpapa, Aug 22, 2014 at 12:20 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:
      2,435
      Messages:
      225,752
      Latest: 2014/15 Football/Soccer thread phalanx, Aug 22, 2014 at 1:45 PM
      RSS
    2. Circus Maximus

      Place for forum games like mafia. No postcount++ games though.
      Discussions:
      791
      Messages:
      79,133
      RSS
    3. Smeargle's Studio

      This is the place to show off your creativity and artistic compositions.
      Discussions:
      1,277
      Messages:
      78,547
      Latest: The Gear Shop - Seaco's Art talisheo, Aug 22, 2014 at 12:56 AM
      RSS