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I am working on an AI to play Pokemon called Technical Machine. I am starting work on generation 5.
Here's a quick overview of where it is now:
It can load a Pokemon Online or Pokemon Lab team file and connect to a Pokemon Lab server. it currently cannot connect to Pokemon Online, but I do have plans to add that soon. It can battle on its own with most generation 4 teams.
The major set of moves it does not understand is moves like Sleep Talk (all moves that call other moves). The major set of items it doesn't understand is a foe's Life Orb. It can search up to three turns into the future (meaning it sees every possible outcome at most three turns ahead and acts based on that information).
Technical Machine only understands 1v1 battles.
Technical Machine cannot yet create its own teams; they must be supplied to it. After I add support for generation 5, I will work on having it make its own teams.
Technical Machine is written in C++. There are no plans to switch to a different language.
There is no pre-compiled Windows executable for you to run. If you want to run the program, you have to compile it yourself. I'll be putting up more detailed build instructions some time this month.