Mentor Profiles

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Below is a list of every Smogon Mentor. You'll find information on where they participate in Smogon, when they're available, and what their interests are. You can message any of them on the forums if you have questions about Smogon. They are all friendly people who are outstanding members in our community, and each one of them would love to talk with you. Don't be afraid to message them; they want to hear from you!

Mentors

Ace Emerald


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English
Content Areas: VGC, Social Media, Circus Maximus, Contributions & Corrections
Well-known Contribution: Leading the Youtube channel, many analyses and forum activities.
Hobbies: Playing saxophone and basson, reading almost anything that comes his way, also some personal mathematical work.
Interesting Fact: He has gone through all 3 of his allowed name changes on Smogon back when those were possible.

Aenonar


Timezone: GMT -7
Language: English
Content Areas: Ubers
Well-known Contribution: He's a Driver (%) in the Ubers room on PS! He rates a lot of Ubers teams, and updates messages for the SmogonU Facebook page.
Hobbies: He enjoys reading/writing, music/singing, sports (Badminton, Table Tennis, American Football) and extensively gaming.
Interesting Fact: He can play 11 instruments (and counting!) proficiently. He is not-so-happily married to Steeljackal<3.

Aerow


Timezone: GMT +1
Language: English, Norwegian, Danish
Content Areas: Little Cup
Well-known Contribution: He is very active in the Little Cup subforum, and has written numerous analyses for Little Cup as well as a few analyses for other tiers. Aside from Little Cup, he also plays NU and RU.
Hobbies: He is a huge fan of video games in general, owning hundreds of games he will probably never have time to play, and is also very interested in computer hardware and sports.
Interesting Fact: He is both Norwegian and Danish, and has fairly close ancestors from many European countries.

Albacore


Timezone: GMT +1
Language: English, French
Content Areas: Overused, Contributions & Corrections
Well-known Contribution: Frequent poster on the OU Viability Rankings thread, has also written a few analyses. Once made a post comparing the advantages of Memento against Parting Shot as support for Lucario on every single relevant Pokemon in OU.
Hobbies: Enjoys playing video games (particularly Nintendo games), listening to video game music, and maybe watch an anime from time to time. Spends a lot of time on the PS! chat, particularly the OU room.
Interesting Fact: Currently has multiple cuts on his hands just from making sandwiches.

Alter


Timezone: GMT +10
Language: English, German
Content Areas: Pokémon Showdown!, Contributions & Corrections
Well-known Contribution: He wrote the Beginner's Guide to Pokémon Showdown as well as numerous XY OU analyses. He was also a Battle Server Moderator.
Hobbies: Writing, reading, sport, video games, and hanging out with friends.
Interesting Fact: Before he came to Smogon, he played competitive Team Fortress 2.

Andrew


Timezone: GMT -6
Language: English
Content Areas: The Smog, Smeargle's Studio, The Player, The Competitor, Overused
Well-known Contribution: Art for The Smog, The Player, the Competitor, Art for Articles, and even requests!
Hobbies: Drinking, Drinking, Driving (but not when drinking) PING PONG, MARIO KART 64, and that's all, besides art and Pokemon.
Interesting Fact: He was a delinquent at the age of 13 and he's still striving for that feeling again.

Antemortem


Timezone: CST (GMT -6)
Language: English
Content Areas: Pokemon Showdown!, The Player, Little Cup
Well-known Contribution: Has contributed multiple articles to and is Moderator of The Player, writes articles for The Smog, writes HTML for The Competitor, and is a Moderator on Pokemon Showdown!
Hobbies: Writing, cooking, performing, shmoozing user: Blitzamirin.
Interesting Fact: Little Cup is his favorite tier; he plays trombone in his free time so he definitely won't be a band member in the foreseeable future; stans Lana Del Rey, aka Jesus; plans to escape the labyrinth of life straight and fast, as there's truly no other way.

Aragorn the King


Timezone: GMT -4
Language: English
Content Areas: Overused
Well-known Contribution: He commonly answers questions in the OU SQSA thread, makes massive posts in the OU viability thread, and manages the OU Victim of the Week thread.
Hobbies: He is a huge fan of Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. He also likes listening to music a lot. Anything but country is his general rule with music, and some of his favorite bands are The Beatles, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, No Doubt, and Blink-182.
Interesting Fact: He has never had coffee before and never wants to have it.

Arcticblast


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English
Content Areas: Other Metagames
Well-known Contribution: Formerly a Moderator (@) on Pokemon Showdown; he's written 3 analyses which are on-site as well as several Smog articles.
Hobbies: Besides Pokemon, he plays the violin, listens to a lot of loud angry music, and occasionally tries his hand at music composition. He hasn't done anything with it this year, but he's been on his school's speech & debate team for four years.
Interesting Fact: He accidentally muted the owner of Smogon, chaos, on an alt once.

Arikado


Timezone: GMT +3
Language: English, Arabic
Content Areas: Rarelyused, Contributions & Corrections
Well-known Contribution: Extremely active in the Rarelyused forum, Rarelyused channel on IRC, Rarelyused room on PS!, and the Rarelyused C&C forum. He also wrote a bunch of analyses.
Hobbies: Gaming, watching movies/TV shows, being lazy.
Interesting Fact: He likes maltesers.

Audiosurfer


Timezone: GMT -6
Language: English
Content Areas: Doubles, Contributions & Corrections
Well-known Contribution: He does a lot in the realm of Doubles leadership and analysis write-ups.
Hobbies: He enjoys listening to music, watching TV, writing, reading, and hanging out with friends.
Interesting Fact: His name is based off the video game Audiosurf, which got him initially interested in online gaming.

Bean


Timezone: GMT
Language: English
Content Areas: Pokemon Showdown!
Well-known Contribution: He's a Moderator on PS, leads the Challenges room there, and has written an article for The Player.
Hobbies: Pokemon (obviously), video games (specifically counterstrike: source), most sports, listening to impressionist music.
Interesting Fact: He's in the top 80 surfers (cs:s) in the UK.

Birkal


Timezone: GMT -6
Language: English and Spanish
Content Areas: Create-A-Pokemon Project, The Smog, Overused, Orange Islands, Suggestion Box, Pokemon Showdown!
Well-known Contribution: He created this Mentorship Program! He's also the guy who keeps the CAP site up to date and formerly coordinated artists for The Smog.
Hobbies: Piano performance, vocal conducting, water sports, Paper Mario, studying academically, throwing pots, and CURLING.
Interesting Fact: He can eat an entire muffin in one bite. Get at him.

Blitzamirin


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English, Spanish
Content Areas: Pokemon Showdown!, The Player
Well-known Contribution: He contributes to the Pokemon Showdown! server as a global Moderator and also actively works with managing the official Tournaments room!
Hobbies: He is a big Nintendo fan that plays games such as Mario Kart and Smash Bros. constantly, is an avid Dance Dance Revolution player, loves writing short stories and poetry, and was formerly on the Varsity Cross Country and Track teams in his school.
Interesting Fact: He bought a Famicom system in parts and successfully managed to make a working model by incorporating parts from a used Wii system.

blizzardy


Timezone: GMT -4
Language: English
Content Areas: The Smog, Little Cup
Well-known Contribution: He has written quite a few Smog articles and Little Cup analyses.
Hobbies: Loves writing short stories and poems, reading, and playing and talking about video games.
Interesting Fact: Gets paid to dress up as Mickey Mouse during the Summer. Had a pet hedgehog named George.

Bouffalant


Timezone: GMT -4
Language: English
Content Areas: Underused
Hobbies: He leads The Next Best Thing project in the Underused forum and helps out as a Driver in the PS! Underused room.
Interesting Fact: Eats scrambled eggs on a daily basis. Played Mario Kart competitively from 2010 until the Wii servers died (he still plays MK7 occasionally, but is too lazy to get MK8).

Brawlfest


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English, Chinese
Content Areas: Neverused, Rate My Team
Well-known Contribution: NU Team Rater, currently running Pokemon of the Week NU, Driver in the NU PS room, a massive amounts of posts and contributions in NU Sample Teams and Viability Rankings.
Hobbies: I enjoy playing soccer, do tons of research at a lab I'm currently working at and I enjoy taking classes in Biology and Medicine. I like hanging out with friends, and enjoy playing games such as Mao or Cards Against Humanity.
Interesting Fact: I broke my left tibia and fibula slipping on some random kid's ice cream.

Bummer


Timezone: GMT +1
Language: English, Swedish
Content Areas: Smeargle's Studio, The Smog
Well-known Contribution: Steady art contributor to The Smog, designed banners for various tiers (OU, UU, RU, NU, Doubles), along with illustrating for several tournaments.
Hobbies: Trying to plow through his game library on Steam, as well as managing a Pokemon webcomic.
Interesting Fact: Is a licensed CLS (Clinical Laboratory Scientist) and works at a clinical microbiological laboratory.

Calloflochie


Timezone: GMT +9.5
Language: English
Content Areas: Underused
Well-known Contribution: One of the figureheads of XY UU. Co-leader of XY UU QC, Co-runs UU Viability thread and has a couple of XY UU analyses.
Hobbies: Drinking, playing sport, annoying kokoloko.
Interesting Fact: A year ago, he was running Dragon Dance + Dragon Tail Dragonite and now he is the leader of XY UU QC.

Calm Pokemaster


Timezone: GMT +5.5
Language: English
Content Areas: Contributions & Corrections, The Smog
Well-known Contribution: He proofread countless articles and analyses starting from 2011 and is currently a GP team co-leader.
Hobbies: He is a voracious book reader and loves thriller fiction in particular. He used to play competitive Age of Empires before coming to Smogon. A massive history buff, he often spends hours reading about ancient civilizations and cultures on Wikipedia. He loves playing cricket and football and is a huge Arsenal fan. He is also a rookie coder with interest in web designing.
Interesting Fact: As far as he knows, he was probably only the second Tamilian ever to be badged.

cbt


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English, Spanish
Content Areas: IRC, Tournaments, Neverused
Well-known Contribution: He writes for the Competitor, plays in tournaments, and contributed research for Pokemon X and Y.
Hobbies: IRC, listening to music (mostly metal/hip hop)
Interesting Fact: Often mistaken for other users who have acronymic usernames due to habits or IRC nickname (until his namechange in October 2013 in the latter case)

col49


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English
Content Areas: Rarelyused, Contributions & Corrections
Well-known Contribution: Revamping upwards of a dozen RU analyses, incorporating a couple new sets to other RU analyses, and I wrote a brief article for the Smog.
Hobbies: I read and watch unhealthy amounts of manga and anime, my favorites of each being 20th Century Boys and Paranoia Agent respectively, and while I'm not a huge fan of most of the more popular stuff of the day (except shingeki no kyojin and onepunch man :> ) I still watch it all because I feel obligated to '~' I also listen to a ton of music (all genres) and enjoy writing when I have the chance. Sports-wise I play soccer, Ultimate, swim, and whatever else comes up that doesn't cost money n_n Aside from Pokemon I play a lot of video games, mostly RPGs, platformers, and strategy games, and have been known to play MTG and Yugioh as well. I also like to bake :]
Interesting Fact: I'm honestly bordering on nocturnal as it stands, my timezone is almost entirely irrelevant to when I'll be available to do things. Also I am an avid endorser of '-' and n_n

Coronis


Timezone: GMT +10
Language: English
Content Areas: Pokemon Showdown!, Congregation of the Masses
Well-known Contribution: Moderating PS
Hobbies: Video Games, Anime, Manga, Reading, Music, Movies/TV, Rugby League, Cricket, F1/V8.
Interesting Fact: Survives on a diet of Weet-Bix, Devon, Cheese and Vodka.

CrushinDefeat


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: Albanian, English, German
Content Areas: Pokemon Showdown!, Contributions & Corrections
Well-known Contribution: He's completed 6 analyses (4 in RU and 2 in UU) and is a staff member on Pokemon Showdown!
Hobbies: He is an avid fan of running, playing video games of all kinds, reading One Piece and Naruto, playing sports such as soccer and football.
Interesting Fact: He spent two years playing competitive Laser Tag in the late 90s. He later went on to the national championships in Vegas in '97 and '98.

CyclicCompound


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English
Content Areas: Rarelyused, Contributions & Corrections, Overused
Well-known Contribution: He has written several analyses and is a member of the OU Quality Control (QC) team, co-led OU's Pokemon of the Week (PotW) discussions for a while, and co-hosted RU's scRUb League tournament.
Hobbies: Jamming on piano, organ, synths, bass, or guitar, listening to music, going on long walks, taking care of his cats, railfanning, competitive Pokemon (duh), and he's just discovering how fun it is to cook.
Interesting Fact: He's loved railroads since he was a baby and he's studying civil engineering in college to become a railroad contractor :)

Da Letter El


Timezone: GMT -8
Language: English
Content Areas: Circus Maximus
Well-known Contribution: Hosted ANOCymous Mafia and cohosted Smogon Mafia Mafia, has played the most Smogon mafia games, and has over a 50% win rate in Smogon mafia games.
Hobbies: Debating, basketball, juggling, watching the occasional anime or Game of Thrones on TV, League of Legends, many games in the strategy games genre, jogging, eating burritos, and reading about political and financial news/topics.
Interesting Fact: He is incredibly skilled at flicking bottlecaps to the degree that I can hit targets consistently from across a room.

darkie


Timezone: GMT -6
Language: English
Content Areas: Social Media, Create-a-Pokemon, Contributions & Corrections
Well-known Contribution: He's contributed to almost every aspect of the site at some point. He did the front page news for a time, was a mod on Shoddy Battle, led C&C for a long time, contributed to several issues of The Smog, and he was TL for the DPP CAP 6, Arghonaut.
Hobbies: Obviously Pokemon, but he also enjoys cooking, video games, playing and watching basketball.
Interesting Fact: He's, like, really, strangely good at whistling.

Darnell


Timezone: GMT
Language: English
Content Areas: Pokemon Showdown!, The Player, Social Media
Well-known Contribution: He's a Moderator (@) on the sim, and has a history of answering tons of SQSAs, as well as rating teams in the RMT forum!
Hobbies: He enjoys playing football and basketball. Darnell's also a fan of playing console games in his spare time with friends, as well as going out. He likes drawing when he gets bored of it all and just needs to relax.
Interesting Fact: He was born in Jamaica but moved to England due to parents finding better jobs.

DHR-107


Timezone: GMT
Language: English
Content Areas: Create-A-Pokemon Project, Orange Islands, IRC
Well-known Contribution: He created the Pre-EnCaPlopedia and ran the whole process for EmbIRCh and Flarelm. He has been heavily involved in all the Prevo work for CaP and has also been a member of CaP's Policy Review Committee for the last 3 projects.
Hobbies: Video games (Command & Conquer and Mass Effect ftw) and watching motor sport (of pretty much any form). He also plays Ultimate Frisbee when he has the chance.
Interesting Fact: He rides a scooter and broke his collar bone playing Ultimate Frisbee.

dragonuser


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English
Content Areas: Rate My Team, Overused
Well-known Contribution: Contributes to RMT and is a Tournament player
Hobbies: He enjoys lacrosse, music, basketball, manga and movies.
Interesting Fact: He does not always use Dragons.

Electrolyte


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English, Chinese, Spanish
Content Areas: Rate My Team, Pokemon Showdown!, Contributions & Corrections, Smogon Doubles
Well-known Contribution: Moderating PS!, rating teams, GP checking, writing analyses.
Hobbies: Aside from Pokemon, watching shows- Netflix is terrific. He likes Arrow, Psych, Dexter, the Walking Dead, and House of Cards. He also has a wide variety of music interests- from Daft Punk to OneRepublic to Coldplay. He's been playing violin for 7 years. If you want to talk about academics, he's good for that, too.
Interesting Fact: He has more Pokemon cards than he can count.

Enguarde


Timezone: GMT +11
Language: English
Content Areas: Pokemon Showdown!, Wi-Fi, Tournaments
Well-known Contribution: Moderated Pokemon Showdown for a year.
Hobbies: Learning how stuff works (mechanical and biologically), watching horror/gore movies, health science, cricket, video games, diving into the weird part of youtube and having a sense of humor.
Interesting Fact: 90% of people who meet him will to comment on his height.

EonX


Timezone: GMT -6
Language: English
Content Areas: Rarelyused, Contributions & Corrections, Battling 101, Social Media, The Competitor
Well-known Contribution: Member of the Rarelyused QC Team, so I guess I know a little something about it. Also contributed quite a few analyses for RarelyUsed, and even one for XY Overused as well.
Hobbies: Actually attend local anime conventions, so don't be shy with asking about those in PM or IRC! Outside of Pokemon, I play a lot of Smash Bros., Mario Kart, and Mario Party. Yes, I'm a Nintendo guy through and through.
Interesting Fact: Easily amused. Tend to over think some simple things. First Game Boy Pokemon game was actually Sapphire. Still own the N64 I got when I was, like, 5 years old. I've played some sports in my younger years, but kinda lost touch with them, haha.

faxxifer


Timezone: GMT -7
Language: English, Serbian
Content Areas: The Player, The Competitor
Well-known Contribution: She has done lots of art for the Player including the cover art for issue #3, The competitor and lots of other important things.
Hobbies: Plays tennis, draws stuff, watches too much anime and Pokemon. Also dancing when no one is around.
Interesting Fact: One time I met Jerry Seinfeld and he told me I was cool

FireMage


Timezone: GMT
Language: English
Content Areas: Tournaments, Neverused, Smogcasts, Little Cup
Well-known Contribution: Hosted the Neverused Premier league, general contributions over NU. He's also hosted many diffferent tours including Tournament Tour over the year.
Hobbies: Gaming, Cooking (No particular preference in cuisine), Psychology and Drawing.
Interesting Fact: "I don't like Fire Type Pokémon. The first (and only) time I auditioned for a TV show I got half way through the entire Audition process only to realise I was a day too young to appear on the show. I've also been to 4 previous VGC Events and not once have I been able to get further than the top 64."

fleurdyleurse


Timezone: GMT +8
Language: English, Chinese
Content Areas: Contributions & Corrections
Well-known Contribution: She has done more than 180 GP checks.
Hobbies: She enjoys grammar checking, reading, and using semicolons; she also enjoys using highlighters to make abstract drawings.
Interesting Fact: Her first name on Smogon was "cosmicdonutsummer."

Flora


Timezone: GMT -8
Language: English
Content Areas: The Smog, Contributions & Corrections
Well-known Contribution: Has done tons of GP checks for Generation 4 Contributions & Corrections and the Smog, as well as a massive amount of CAP ASB reffings.
Hobbies: Plays video games such as League of Legends. Starting many things but never finishing them. Eats rice and noodles every day.
Interesting Fact: Was a Diamond-level Starcraft 2 Season 1 Player by spamming terrain MMMs, and retired shortly after.

galbia


Timezone: GMT +1
Language: English, Italian
Content Areas: Rarelyused
Well-known Contribution: He has written some analyses for the Rarelyused and Underused metagame. He also runs the Research Week project in the RU subforum.
Hobbies: Watching a lot of movies, playing mons and tennis, and reading science fiction.
Interesting Fact: He loves Eastern European Cinema and cooks fantastic Piadinas. Coffee addict too.

GatoDelFuego


Timezone: GMT -6
Language: English
Content Areas: Contributions & Corrections—specifically, Grammar/Prose, The Smog, The Competitor
Well-known Contribution: Grammar checking tons of analyses, including some of the longest analyses ever. He also wrote articles for The Competitor covering Smogon Tour 15.
Hobbies: He's an aerospace engineer at the University of Alabama. He's also the double bass section leader with his school's orchestra, as well as the leader of the university's amateur theatre group. He also plays a TON of video games, with his favorites being the Borderlands, Payday, Half-life, Metroid, and Super Smash Bros series.
Interesting Fact: He was an intern at Boeing's South Carolina plant buliding airplanes, so if you ever fly on a 787, you'd better thank him!

Goddess Briyella


Timezone: GMT -6
Language: English, Spanish
Content Areas: Little Cup, Pokemon Showdown!, The Smog, Contributions & Corrections, Battling 101
Well-known Contribution: She's led many discussions in Little Cup, written a ton of Little Cup analyses, and written several Smog articles on the happenings of Little Cup and Pokemon Showdown. She remains a consistent contributor to all of these parts of Smogon.
Hobbies: She likes to write and play piano by ear, and she loves the Pokemon and Zelda franchises (She owns every Pokemon and Zelda game that has ever been released in North America). Apart from that, she works at a comm center for 911 and police as a supervisor, and she enjoys her job, partly because she can access Smogon, Showdown, and IRC from her desk. She very much enjoys helping other people learn things.
Interesting Fact: "I'm half black and half Venezuelan. Spanish was my first language but I much prefer English now."

Hollywood


Timezone: GMT -6
Language: English
Content Areas: Other Metagames, Pokemon Showdown!, Contributions & Corrections, Neverused, IRC
Well-known Contribution: Other Metagames leader, Pokemon Showdown! Leader (&), NU C&C Moderator, #pokemon SOp
Hobbies: Hanging out with chill people, listening to chill music, drinking chilled alcohol, and puppies
Interesting Fact: Babysits four kids aged six and under most days, and somehow is still alive.

horyzhnz


Timezone: GMT +10
Language: English, Chinese
Content Areas: Contributions & Corrections, Grammar, Competitive Discussion
Well-known Contribution: Wrote several analyses in every tier, GP checked quite a lot of other analyses and articles, and contributed to the creation of quite a few threat list entries.
Hobbies: Playing the piano, listening to music that isn't terrible, watching anime, competitive Pokemon battling, playing soccer, and procrastinating while trying to study. Also a big fan of reading hard copy books in this day and age.
Interesting Fact: A section of his hair is white due to an accident at birth, his favorite genres of music are house and classical, and he wears a jumper / hoodie all the time, even during summer.

Hugendugen


Timezone: GMT +1
Language: English and Danish
Content Areas: Pokemon Showdown!, Ubers, IRC, Tournaments
Well-known Contribution: A Policy Admin (~) on Pokemon Showdown!, member of the Ubers Council, former B101 tutor and allegedly the "Best Ubers Player of 2011 and 2012."
Hobbies: Football (soccer), extreme sports (skydiving, rock climbing, bungee jumping, scuba diving etc.), music, reading, all sorts of film and TV (Community, Archer, and Sherlock are a few favorites) and of course maintaining a nomadic lifestyle.
Interesting Fact: He comes from a diplomatic family so has traveled since he was a wee lad. Has now lived in Lesotho, Denmark, Canada, Denmark, Ireland, Denmark, Australia, and America in that order.

Hulavuta


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English, Southern Vietnamese
Content Areas: Orange Islands, Battle Spot, The Smog
Well-known Contribution: He hosted movie nights in the Orange Islands and hosted The Orange League, a series of in-game competitions, for several months. He also wrote a few articles for The Smog and is a moderator of the Battle Spot forum. He is also well-known for being one of the first and most successful mentees of the program!
Hobbies: Playing saxophone and piano, singing, watching movies and tv shows, watching anime, playing games for the story like a loser, listening to other people's problems, writing stuff, going to church, going swimming, going to school, chatting online, having long walks on the beach and candlelit dinners.
Interesting Fact: He is actually the descendant of an ancient Vietnamese king. That really is insignificant and gives him zero power, but it makes him feel special so don't tell him that. Also, if you could call him "Emperor" that would be great too.

Jellicent


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English
Content Areas: Contributions & Corrections, The Smog, Ruins of Alph, Orange Islands, Tournament Media, Rarelyused
Well-known Contribution: He's a Grammar/Prose team co-leader. He also runs some forum projects such as the Orange League and has written various articles.
Hobbies: Writing, drinking, watching horror movies, and listening to post-punk and garage music
Interesting Fact: He can make his hands look like an ostrich. :3

Jirachee


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: French, English
Content Areas: Rate My Team
Well-known Contribution: He mostly contributes to Rate My Team.
Hobbies: Pokemon, hockey
Interesting Fact: His favorite Pokemon is actually not Jirachi.

Joeyboy


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English
Content Areas: Rate My Team, Overused, The Smog
Well-known Contribution: Has written three articles for The Smog, frequently contributes to the RMT Forum and runs the OU Mini-Tournaments in Overused.
Hobbies: Surfing, playing video games, writing, reading, chilling out :)
Interesting Fact: He ran before he could walk.

Jukain


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English
Content Areas: Contributions & Corrections, Overused, The Smog
Well-known Contribution: OU QC Leader, has written lots of analyses.
Hobbies: He plays 3 instruments (trumpet, violin, and piano) and practices them often. He also runs XC and track. Otherwise he spends an inane amount of time on Smogon.
Interesting Fact: Until approximately 6 months ago, he thought "separate" was spelt "seperate".

Laga


Timezone: GMT +1
Language: English, Danish
Content Areas: Doubles, Contributions & Corrections, Tournaments
Well-known Contribution: He hosted some projects in Doubles, most notably BW Viability Rankings and a minitour. Also plays Doubles in SPL for ruiners.
Hobbies: Plays the guitar and piano. Enjoys hanging out with friends, especially on weekends.
Interesting Fact: He is presumably both younger and taller than you.

Lasagne


Timezone: GMT +12
Language: English
Content Areas: Neverused, Rarelyused, Doubles, IRC
Well-known Contribution: He hosted the Top 10 Titans of NU for 5th Gen, and he did a few NU analyses as well as starting a couple of Doubles analyses before dropping them because he hated the new C&C formatting.
Hobbies: Basically just watching anime, reading manga and chatting on IRC
Interesting Fact: TGMD is a terrible user

LightningLuxray


Timezone: GMT -7
Language: English
Content Areas: Contributions & Corrections and, to a lesser extent, Competitive Discussion.
Well-known Contribution: He's written a bunch of analyses and runs a few projects in the Doubles forum, such as Sample Teams and Next Best Thing.
Hobbies: "Anime, reading and friends. I mostly just play Pokemon though :]".
Interesting Fact: "My favorite Pokemon is Shaymin even though I'm LightningLuxray."

Lord Alphose


Timezone: GMT -7
Language: English
Content Areas: Contributions & Corrections, Neverused
Well-known Contribution: Doing literally nothing.
Hobbies: I love to run, rock climb, and play volleyball.
Interesting Fact: I can run a mile in 4 minutes and 27 seconds.

Magcargo


Timezone: GMT -4
Language: English
Content Areas: Contributions & Corrections
Well-known Contribution: He has done approximately 19 analyses and is currently working on 7 more.
Hobbies: He enjoys playing video games and reading various news articles on the internet.
Interesting Fact: "I once appeared in a news story when a molester infiltrated my school."

Magnemite


Timezone: GMT -6
Language: English
Content Areas: Rarelyused, Contributions & Corrections, IRC
Well-known Contribution: He wrote over 15 analyses for OU and RU. He is also an AOp (@) on #pokemon, Smogon's official IRC channel.
Hobbies: He enjoys Pokemon and other video games, listening to rock and metal music, and spending time with friends.
Interesting Fact: He is a horrific procrastinator both in real life and on Smogon, so much so that it took him two months from the day he became a mentor to get around to writing this mentor profile.

malefic


Timezone: GMT +8
Language: English, Chinese
Content Areas: Ubers, C&C
Well-known Contribution: He has written 11 Ubers analyses and counting.
Hobbies: "Listening to music and finding new music (introduce me!). Sports wise, I'm very passionate about table tennis, something that I've played competitively for about 9 years. I'm also an avid runner. Unsurprisingly, I love pretty much everything about Pokemon; Smogon and PS are the sites I spend the most time on when online."
Interesting Fact: "I'm currently serving in the army (I can strip, assemble and fire a GPMG and a SAW. Ask me about it!)."

Mambo


Timezone: GMT -7
Language: English
Content Areas: Little Cup, Corrections & Contributions
Well-known Contribution: Has written several analyses and posts frequently in the Little Cup subforum. He is also known for using bad Pokemon and consistently losing.
Hobbies: He enjoys playing, writing, and recording music and focuses mainly on drums and piano. He's a big fan of the Super Smash Bros. franchise and also plays FPS often with friends.
Interesting Fact: Once got kicked out of a Chucky Cheese for breaking the mechanical horse ride.

Metal Sonic


Timezone: GMT +8
Language: English, Mandarin, Malay
Content Areas: Contributions & Corrections, Underused, Battling 101
Well-known Contribution: Contributed more than 17 C&C analyses in the various tiers I specialise in, and counting. I am a tutor for Battling 101, if you would like to learn the fine arts of battling, take a look at Smogon's tutoring program!
Hobbies: Most of the music on my iPod are from Sonic The Hedgehog and its series. Other games that I am involved in is Forum Mafia. I was in Track & Field in high school (hint: running fast). I also like hanging out with my friends :)
Interesting Fact: I played Red Alert 2 when I was 4 years old, and defeated the Brutal AI when I was 5. It was a very fun game and of course I had to get my hands on Red Alert 3 when it was released in 2008.

MikeDecIsHere


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English
Content Areas: Youtube, Smogcast, Tournaments, Pokemon Showdown!
Well-known Contribution: Revival of both Smogcast and Youtube
Hobbies: Plays Varsity Tennis for college, where he's also the captain. He is also a singer and dabbles a bit with the guitar in his spare time. He also enjoys playing almost any sport.
Interesting Fact: He tried out for American Idol once, only to bomb it because he was nervous in front of the producers. He is also known by Alice as Smogon's Greatest Pimp. If Django says otherwise he's a dirty liar.

NixHex


Timezone: GMT -8
Language: English
Content Areas: Contributions & Corrections, Overused
Well-known Contribution: He authored the XD capture Guide and the RS ID guide, GPed ginganinja's Gravity article, and HTMLed stuff.
Hobbies: Music (NIN, Radiohead, Devin Townsend / Strappin Young Lad). Grad student in EE. Plays bass and do sound tech at his church.
Interesting Fact: Often posts from his phone. In fact, he was being driven to Guitar Center to buy a synthesizer while he typed this =]. On a more serious note, he is epileptic and usually has about one seizure a year. They're getting milder and shorter, but he still doesn't drive. He has a loving support system, including his gf and mom to get him where he needs to be, so he does just fine. Also, he isn't light sensitive, so if any of you hooligans try to induce a seizure by sending an obnoxious flashing gif, it won't work. He's seen Electric Soldier Porygon too!

Nova


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English
Content Areas: Rate My Team, Overused, Tournaments
Well-known Contribution: Rate My Team; he leads the OU Teambuilding thread, the OU version of The Next Best Thing thread, co-hosts the OU Research Week Threads, and hosts OU Team Style Tournaments
Hobbies: He plays and watches almost every sport. He also loves many different genres of music (pop, rap, electronic, rock, alternative), as well as playing the piano. He's a pre-med student in college so a lot of his time is spent on school. He also loves his friends.
Interesting Fact: His favorite Girl Scout cookies are Samoas.

Plus


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English
Content Areas: Rate My Team
Well-known Contribution: He was a hardcore CAP user back in 4th gen and led the creation of Colossoil, CAP 9. Nowadays, he just spends his time rating teams and tutoring up-and-coming battlers in his metagames of expertise.
Hobbies: He enjoy observing, practicing, and learning the theories behind martial arts, and he also like to watch/read anime and manga (Samurai Champloo and Cowboy Bebop are probably his favorites). Apart from that, he enjoys listening to Hip-Hop/Rap; some artists he likes are Nujabes, Blu & Exile, Danger Mouse, Guru, Nas, and Cyne.
Interesting Fact: "I wrote a fanfic of Breloom known as the adventures of Breloomandala during the DP era, and it soon became a religious cult on Shoddy Battle."

prem


Timezone: GMT -8
Language: English
Content Areas: IRC, Little Cup Contributions & Corrections, Pokemon Showdown!
Well-known Contribution: He's one of the most active sim and IRC users. He's also part of the Little Cup Quality control team.
Hobbies: Playing Yugioh and Puzzle and Dragons. He also reads way too much manga in life!
Interesting Fact: He's read about 90 days worth of manga in his life, so says mal.

Psywaves


Timezone: GMT +0
Language: English
Content Areas: Contributions & Corrections
Well-known Contribution: He has written analyses for various tiers and contributed entries to the OU and UU threatlists.
Hobbies: Playing Pokemon, Mario and Smash Bros., reading, cycling, ice skating, playing air hockey, using fancy words and procrastinating.
Interesting Fact: As far as he knows, he has played more Challenge Cup 1-vs-1 matches than any other human user.

Pwnemon


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English
Content Areas: Doubles, Doubles Contributions & Corrections, Anime Style Battling, Create-a-Pokemon
Well-known Contribution: Abilities Topic Leader for CAP6, Doubles forum Moderator
Hobbies: Running cross country / long-distance track and playing board games / other video games
Interesting Fact: There is nothing interesting about this user, but he is a mod of the Doubles forum.

Raseri


Timezone: GMT -7
Language: English
Content Areas: Contributions & Corrections, Neverused
Well-known Contribution: Writing around 10 analyses in a month; leading NU Contributions and the NU tier.
Hobbies: Using Musharna in NU, watching anime and playing Pokemon.
Interesting Fact: He once used 2 Darkrai on the same team before Species Clause was implemented.

Redew


Timezone: GMT -6
Language: English
Content Areas: Contributions & Corrections, The Smog, The Competitor, Pokemon Showdown!, The Player.
Well-known Contribution: He has done a lot of GP checks for Smogon and is a leader of this very program!
Hobbies: Regular video games (Xbox), Pokemon, music (he plays a lot of brass instruments).
Interesting Fact: In late-DPP, he didn't think Garchomp, Palkia, or Latias were Uber. He also wrestled! He's also very much cooler than minus.

Regime


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English
Content Areas: Smeargle's Studio, The Player
Well-known Contribution: Numerous art contributions to the Player, some requests for tournaments, Art For Articles, and Workshop.
Hobbies: Listening to music, attempting to Nuzlockes but failing miserably, doing Cross Country and Track, running, and "I guess doing art".
Interesting Fact: Absolutely hates sugar coating and exaggeration when it comes to his work.

RitterCat


Timezone: GMT +11
Language: English
Content Areas: Smeargle's Studio, Contributions & Corrections, The Smog
Well-known Contribution: He runs the Critique Award and the Weekly Spriting Challenge in Smeargle's Studio, and has cowritten/written some articles for the Smog. Also he draws a lot of on-site art.
Hobbies: He likes drawing, singing, maths, and science
Interesting Fact: He's a quarter Estonian.

RODAN


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English
Content Areas: Firebot Development Lab, IRC, Orange Islands
Well-known Contribution: He once made silly faces on Chat Roulette.
Hobbies: He likes to play League of Legends, chat on IRC, and listen to various mash-ups.
Interesting Fact: He once ate an entire honey-glazed ham in one bite.

Rohail


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English
Content Areas: Contributions & Corrections
Well-known Contribution: He has done many GP checks for C&C and has also written a few analyses for almost every metagame.
Hobbies: He loves listening to modern pop music and hanging out with friends. He is also really into writing stories and traveling.
Interesting Fact: He waited until his 13th birthday to create an account on Smogon because of the COPPA rule.

Rowan


Timezone: GMT
Language: English
Content Areas: Little Cup, LC Contributions & Corrections
Well-known Contribution: Member of the LC Council and the LC QC team.
Hobbies: He is currently studying for a degree in music. He likes to compose, and he plays the flute and guitar, alongside a bit of banjo and piano.
Interesting Fact: "Despite doing a degree in music, I hate performing."

Royalty


Timezone: GMT -8
Language: English
Content Areas: Pokemon Showdown!, Underused, Rate My Team
Well-known Contribution: He doesn't really think he has anything huge enough for this, although he is a leader on Pokemon Showdown! He did, however, do a lot of room work for PS! (allowing more visibility/clarity, reviewing room requests, logging previous requests for future reference).
Hobbies: Playing/watching hockey, Gaming, Partying.
Interesting Fact: He's not actually of royal descent nor does he like the song Royals by Lorde.

Salt


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English
Content Areas: Create-a-Pokemon
Well-known Contribution: Stat and movepool submissions to CAP 18, the latter of which got second place in the poll
Hobbies: Besides Pokemon, he also runs cross country and plays a wide range of video games including Halo, Mario Kart, and Soul Calibur. He is also a huge fan of Game of Thrones.
Interesting Fact: He has a part-time job at his local grocery store and knows what a lot of fruits and vegetables are.

Sapientia


Timezone: GMT +1
Language: English, German
Content Areas: Tournaments
Well-known Contribution: He hosts smogon tours and sometimes normal tournaments. He also played and still plays shitloads of tournaments. Also he used to be a tutor and simulator mod.
Hobbies: Sports, music, gaming
Interesting Fact: He's not a girl!

Sapphire.


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English
Content Areas: Contributions & Corrections
Well-known Contribution: She has over 13 analyses done altogether for UU and RU.
Hobbies: She loves to draw, watch anime, and of course, playing Pokemon!
Interesting Fact: Sapphire. has never played Pokemon Sapphire.

Scene


Timezone: GMT
Language: English
Content Areas: Pokemon Showdown!, The Player
Well-known Contribution: He's a Leader (&) on PS and runs some of its most popular rooms. He's also a major contributor to PS-related media, editing The Player and writing news updates for the sim.
Hobbies: Socialising, surfing, football (Newcastle), procrastinating and discovering new music.
Interesting Fact: He's Irish, and does his part to live up to the stereotypes by enjoying alcohol of all kinds. Also, he's not a scene kid. Hell, you can stop chanting Fall Out Boy lyrics at him too, as the name really doesn't mean anything, although is highly (and often) punnable.

scorpdestroyer


Timezone: GMT +8
Language: English, Chinese
Content Areas: NeverUsed, Contributions & Corrections
Well-known Contribution: He's written a couple of analyses for BW NU, also participated in many discussions in the NU subforum
Hobbies: Playing chess, playing Pokemon, listening to music, watching YouTube
Interesting Fact: He was born with extra teeth but got them removed via surgery.

ScraftyIsTheBest


Timezone: GMT -4
Language: English
Content Areas: Contributions & Corrections
Well-known Contribution: He has written a large number of analyses for every metagame except LC and Ubers, has also written a few Smog articles, mainly about RU.
Hobbies: Playing video games, watching movies, playing tennis, running, swimming, sleeping (yes, I do this to the point where I consider this a hobby), watching the Pokemon anime, playing piano and flute, playing competitive Pokemon.
Interesting Fact: His ears are shaped in a rather odd way. He has also fully completed every Mario game he has owned. He still watches the Pokemon anime, and his favorite character as of yet is Serena. He also still owns and plays a copy of StarCraft: Brood War. He is also notable for having a massive penchant for Scolipede in BW RU.

Shame That


Timezone: GMT +10
Language: English
Content Areas: Pokemon Showdown!
Well-known Contribution: Lots of grammatical corrections
Hobbies: Writing, reading, gaming, piano
Interesting Fact: Loves older literature; stuff like Shakespeare and Edgar Allan Poe!

shaymin


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English
Content Areas: Pokemon Showdown!, The Player
Well-known Contribution: Contributes to policy on Pokemon Showdown!, and mentors new PS! staff members to help them settle in. She also writes articles for and moderates The Player.
Hobbies: Gaming, stargazing, reading technology articles, avatar choosing
Interesting Fact: Her creativity and imagination is her biggest strength. She loves the ability to think outside the box for solutions, and she treasures this gift (as she calls it) dearly. It's something that she's, to this day, kept alive since her childhood.

sirDonovan


Timezone: GMT -6
Language: English, French
Content Areas: Pokemon Showdown!
Well-known Contribution: He's a credited contributor of PS!, helping with bug fixes and updating data, and is also a Moderator for the sim.
Hobbies: He enjoys video games such as Pokemon, Bioshock, and Borderlands, sci-fi and fantasy movies, photography, digital art, and programming.
Interesting Fact: His poetry has won awards in literary festivals and has also been published in a poetry anthology.

skylight


Timezone: GMT +8
Language: English
Content Areas: The Smog, Pokemon Showdown!, Mentorship Program, Neverused
Well-known Contribution: She's a moderator of The Smog and the Mentorship Program, and has hosted various things in Neverused.
Hobbies: Photography, watching shows like Glee, The Office, etc.
Interesting Fact: She has a degree in Journalism and Broadcasting.

Soulgazer


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: French, English
Content Areas: Neverused, Rate My Team, Corrections & Contributions
Well-known Contribution: Being AFK 24/7
Hobbies: Watches anime and plays video games
Interesting Fact: Hollywood smells

Spydreigon


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English
Content Areas: The Player, Pokemon Showdown!
Well-known Contribution: Written quite a few articles for The Player with many more coming, and is a global voice on PS!
Hobbies: Soccer, tennis, video games, partying, researching
Interesting Fact: He's actually been a "spy" in real life, where he's been assigned a few missions to go undercover and watch over issues with public events.

srk1214


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English, Spanish
Content Areas: Create-a-Pokemon, Doubles
Well-known Contribution: Was the Stats and Typing TLT for CAP 18 and CAP 19, respectively, and is a Doubles Council member.
Hobbies: Chess, football, football (American), crosswords, Harry Potter, art history, a cappella music, decreasing worldsuck.
Interesting Fact: Had to get stitches in his ankle after cutting it open on the bottom of the refrigerator while trying to make an ice cream sundae.

SteelEdges


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English
Content Areas: Pokemon Showdown!
Well-known Contribution: He's mostly known for managing and reforming public rooms on Pokemon Showdown! - planning community events, appointing and training room authority, and ensuring that users have a satisfactory experience that keeps them coming back. He's worked on or in about a dozen rooms and plans to work on more.
Hobbies: He writes short stories (horror, crime, dark fantasy) and poetry. Maybe sometime he'll write a novel. He also reads (pretty much the same stuff he writes) and researches interesting/academic subjects.
Interesting Fact: His username is an upgrade of sorts to StoneEdge, the name he used in PokeLab for a day. He ended up being banned for twenty four hours and never coming back. (The ban was deserved.)

Subject 18


Timezone: GMT -6
Language: French, English, some Russian
Content Areas: Pokemon Showdown!, Overused, Rate My Team, IRC
Well-known Contribution: I'm a Moderator on Pokemon Showdown. I team rate when the mood strikes.
Hobbies: I like video games, watching movie, playing and watching sports. I play Pokemon. Game of Thrones is my favorite TV series at the moment ever. I'm college doing Biochemistry. I read a fair amount of books.
Interesting Fact: I was born in Russia and lived there for 9 years.

SuperJOCKE


Timezone: GMT +1
Language: English and Swedish
Content Areas: Contributions & Corrections, The Smog, Orange Islands, Rarelyused
Well-known Contribution: He has completed over 50 analyses and is still working on more. He has also written a few articles for the Smog, some being the "About the Starters" series of articles with sandshrewz. He is currently leading the huge BW2 in-game tier list in Orange Islands. He has also done a lot of grammar work for the site, mainly for C&C and The Smog.
Hobbies: Major gamer here. Spends most of his time playing various games; however, Pokémon is not the favorite videogame series. That would be the The Legend of Zelda and the Super Smash Bros. series—Pokémon is tied second with Fire Emblem and (the Naughty Dog era) Crash Bandicoot series of games. He's a huge Nintendo fan in general, playing basically every series they release.
Interesting Fact: He's not only Swedish, but also Spanish (Swedish mother / Spanish father); however, he can barely speak any Spanish. He's also, as far as he knows, the first Swede to get badged.

Superpowerdude


Timezone: GMT +11
Language: English
Content Areas: Rate My Team, The Smog, Little Cup
Well-known Contribution: He has helped a raters in team rating and has written a few articles for The Smog.
Hobbies: He enjoys listening to music, sports, exercise, and of course hanging out with friends.
Interesting Fact: He got his first badge on his birthday.

TCR


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English
Content Areas: Contributions & Corrections, Little Cup, Rarelyused
Well-known Contribution: He has written a lot of LC analyses, specifically important Pokemon such as Misdreavus. He was also active in RMT for a while that he's proud to have helped people with!
Hobbies: He mostly listens to music, and his rule is anything but country (ABC rule). TCR enjoys video games, such as Dark Souls, Far Cry series, as well as tons of older games such as Golden Sun.
Interesting Fact: "I enjoy hand drawing things and will occasionally take requests! I was also here before TRC. and he should change his name n_n"

tennisace


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English
Content Areas: Neverused, Contributions & Corrections
Well-known Contribution: He's the former tier leader of NU and head of NU C&C, and former mod of CAP (and about 8 other forums). He was voted best QC Member 2011 and Most Awesome Veteran 2012. Nowadays he just chews on grass and mills about aimlessly.
Hobbies: Engineering students don't have hobbies, but in his free time he plays Minecraft, watches sports (baseball, football, and hockey especially), and collects steam games that he'll never actually play.
Interesting Fact: He once heard Birkal sing and play the ukelele, and his soul has forever been touched by it.

Test2017


Timezone: GMT+1
Language: English, Italian
Content Areas: Pokemon Showdown!
Well-known Contribution: He's a global Moderator (@) on Pokemon Showdown! and is the Room Owner of the Italian room.
Hobbies: Enjoys playing video games, travelling, skiing and ducks.
Interesting Fact: One time I went to Budapest from Italy for only 6 hours, just to have a crazy night there with some friends.

The Eevee General


Timezone: GMT -8
Language: English
Content Areas: Other Metagames
Well-known Contribution: A rampant creator of OMs who brought STABmons into the world. As such, he enjoys helping other users brainstorm ideas for new OMs.
Hobbies: Writing, reading, hiking, bugging OM mods with submissions.
Interesting Fact: He's working on a manuscript for a young adult fantasy novel while on the side writing short stories for online science fiction and fantasy websites and magazines no matter how elusive publication is.

Toast++


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English
Content Areas: Wi-Fi, The Smog
Well-known Contribution: EonTimer, updates to The Smog
Hobbies: Programming (C#, JavaScript, HTML/CSS, others...), video games (mostly FPS, RPGs, and adventure games), music (mostly modern rock and alternative), tv (Psych, HIMYM, and Doctor Who are among his favorites)
Interesting Fact: "I'll let you know what I think of something."

Tomahawk


Timezone: GMT +1
Language: Dutch, English
Content Areas: Ruins of Alph, The Smog, Overused
Well-known Contribution: He doesn't really have anything big, but he has rated a lot of teams.
Hobbies: (Un)Surprisingly, he sometimes enjoys a game of competitive Pokémon. Other than that, he enjoys watching movies as well as some series, and he plays games. He also plays piano, and he really enjoys his Computer Science study.
Interesting Fact: To know when to mate, a male giraffe will continuously headbutt the female in the bladder until she urinates. The male then tastes the pee and that helps it determine whether the female is ovulating.

Transmuter


Timezone: GMT +2
Language: English, Greek
Content Areas: The Smog, The Player
Well-known Contribution: Several HTML codes for The Smog, The Player, The Competitor and C&C Articles.
Hobbies: Hanging out with friends, watching TV with family, watching Anime, reading Manga, gaming (mainly PS3), listening to music.
Interesting Fact: Everyone that sees him for the first time, thinks that he's in his late 20s even though he's not even 18 yet. It's probably the beard.

TRC


Timezone: GMT +12
Language: English
Content Areas: Overused, Contributions & Corrections, The Smog
Well-known Contribution: Several OU Analyses as well as work for the OU QC Team. He's also done a fair bit of threatlist work, written several articles for The Smog, and continues to work on more, and he also runs a fair few forum projects.
Hobbies: Playing music, especially the piano and the saxophone. He loves hanging out with friends, reading, and watching movies. Also playing like any sport possible.
Interesting Fact: "My father went to the PCNY event in 2003, and happened to obtain a legitimate Chansey with Wish, which I now have on his old Gen 3 game cart. Unfortunately, it has a Rash nature :["

Trinitrotoluene


Timezone: GMT -8
Language: English
Content Areas: Rate My Team, Overused, Contributions & Corrections, The Smog, Battling 101
Well-known Contribution: He's an official Team Rater alumnus, as well as the author of the Tyranitar revamp, the old OU Krookodile analysis, and co-author of the BW VoltTurn Guide with Harsha. He is one of the hosts for the Rating Practice Teams project in the RMT forum, and he is one of the room owners of the Competitive Tutoring room on Pokemon Showdown!.
Hobbies: Besides playing Pokemon, he reads manga and watches anime. He keeps up with Bleach, History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi, Naruto, One Piece, One-Punch Man, and The Prince of Tennis. Liquid DnB is his favorite music genre, and his favorite DnB artists are Bachelors of Science, Calibre, Etherwood, Hamilton, Klute, London Elektricity, Logistics, Nu:Tone, and S.P.Y. He plays Mario Kart 8 somewhat competitively, and likes to ramble on whenever he types out an RMT.
Interesting Fact: Harsha and Sayonara were his tutees and the people that first encouraged him to pursue the Team Rater badge. He cannot outplay the coinflip.

unfixable


Timezone: MST -7
Language: English
Content Areas: Other Metagames, Pokemon Showdown!, The Player
Well-known Contribution: He has written a few articles for both the Player and the Smog about Other Metagames and is quite active in the subforum, with three of his own metagames as of the moment. He's also a Driver in the Other Metas room on Showdown! and working on bringing back up Other Metagames!
Hobbies: Writing, MUSIC, Lana Del Rey obsessing, also likes volleyball, quite a big fan of American Horror Story (Asylum in particular), and spends most of his time in the OM room on Showdown!
Interesting Fact: His first Lana Del Rey song was Cola.

Vacate


Timezone: GMT
Language: English
Content Areas: The Player, Pokemon Showdown!, The Smog
Well-known Contribution: He's well-known for managing some of the most popular rooms on PS!, and is a policy Leader (&). He also co-leads The Player and moderates The Smog.
Hobbies: He's involved in choral singing, debating, and academic study. He's almost certainly a nerd.
Interesting Fact: He was the first user to get a ladybug for contributions to the Mentorship Program, but he only had the badge for 3 days as he received his Battle Server Moderator badge shortly after.

Valmanway


Timezone: GMT -7
Language: English
Content Areas: Overused, The Smog, Other Metagames
Well-known Contribution: He has written 2 Articles for The Smog and created 4 Other Metagames
Hobbies: Playing video games, watching anime/cartoons, and reading manga.
Interesting Fact: Despite being lazy beyond belief, he likes to challenge himself by doing things the hard way.

Xylen


Timezone: GMT +8
Language: English
Content Areas: General
Well-known Contribution: Responding to new Users in the Introduction thread.
Hobbies: Maplestory, Making lame jokes whenever there's a chance to.
Interesting Fact: Five people were needed to convince him to post an Mentor Application.

xzern


Timezone: GMT -4
Language: English
Content Areas: Neverused and Doubles
Well-known Contribution: Wrote the Stunfisk analysis (first XY NU analysis on site!), innovated suicide lead Archeops, and invented the ʕ ͡° ᴥ ͡° ʔ face.
Hobbies: Listening to Rise Against, playing Pokemon, playing Team Fortress 2 on occasion, and being better than you.
Interesting Fact: i am a heron. i haev a long neck and i pick fish out of the water w/ my beak. if you dont repost this comment on 10 other pages i will fly into your kitchen tonight and make a mess of your pots and pans

zfs


Timezone: GMT -5 (but he's a well-known night owl!)
Language: English
Content Areas: IRC, Pokemon Showdown!, Other Metagames
Well-known Contribution: He wrote a lot of the first drafts for the on-site GSC and ADV analyses when Smogon first launched, focusing on BL, UU and NU pokemon. He can't remember the exact number anymore, but would venture it was around 100!
Hobbies: Trivia, watching sports (baseball is a particular favorite), video games (especially old-school stuff), board games, writing (short stories, sportswriting and poetry), reading (especially sports-related non-fiction, politically-related non-fiction and 20th century American fiction).
Interesting Fact: He has an embarrassingly large collection of Pokemon plushies, currently numbering 63!

Zodiax


Timezone: GMT
Language: English
Content Areas: Social Media, The Player
Well-known Contribution: Posting "Introduction To Tiering" videos on Smogon's YouTube channel and writing articles for The Player.
Hobbies: Playing Pokemon, making videos, dancing and clubbing.
Interesting Fact: "I've been a competitive all-star cheerleader for 2 years and has competed in countries like England, America and France."

zorbees


Timezone: GMT -5
Language: English
Content Areas: Circus Maximus
Well-known Contribution: He hosted Pocket Monsters Mafia; hosted Chaotic Mafia; approved Lie, Cheat, and Steal Mafia; played in countless mafia games; and is currently a moderator.
Hobbies: Video games, sports, random internet stuff.
Interesting Fact: He has never had an avatar on Smogon.

-Tsunami-


Timezone: GMT -6
Language: English
Content Areas: Rate My Team, Rarelyused, a forum (specifically Sports Arena)
Well-known Contribution: Wrote a lot of analyses, made about 8 RMTs, created a lot of cool sets, went 10-0 in SPL.
Hobbies: Pokemon, sports
Interesting Fact: He uses 'lol' a lot.