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5th Generation Create-A-Pokémon 4 Underway

Posted on Sep 10, 2012 03:08PM

The Create-A-Pokémon project has just begun making a new Pokémon in the CAP forums!

The widely celebrated Create-A-Pokémon Project aspires to concoct an entirely new Pokémon for competitive battling on our simulator: Pokemon Showdown!. The Project is all about writing detailed ideas, giving input on submissions, and voting as a community. Furthermore, it requires the talents of many Smogon members, from remarkable artists to intellectual debaters. Over the next several weeks, we'll be voting as a community on typing, stats, ability, movepool, art design, sprites, and name (to list a few aspects) that go in to designing a Pokémon.

This will be our fourth CAP for the fifth generation of competitive battling. Also, our Pokémon is being created for Smogon's Overused tier, which includes the new Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 adjustments. This time around, the CAP 4 process is being led by none other than bugmaniacbob. We also have a plethora of side projects going on in the CAP forums right now, including the Pre-Evolution Workshop and the Sprite Revamping Project. There has never been a better time to get involved in CAP, whether you are a casual onlooker or a veteran Pokemon battler. Come join us; we'd love to have you!

Visit the CAP sub-site if you're on the lookout for more information about the project. ~Birkal