Monthly Art Contest #13: Confrontation!
At the conception of this theme, a revolution like none that had gone before occurred in the MAC: an exclamation mark was used. In all seriousness, however, the elephant in the room was that—in over a year of Monthly Art Contests—there had been no theme about Pokemon's most iconic feature: battling. And so the artists readied both their Poké Balls and paintbrushes and got to work.
First Place: aragornbird
Second Place: RitterCat
Third Place: SoIheardyoulikeSENTRET