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    Underrated Movesets in UU

    Looking for some new toys to play around with in UU? Ironbullet shows off some underrated sets in this article that people should really be using more often! Underrated Movesets in UU Credits: Written by: IronBullet Art done by: aXl Grammar checked by: Malley and Snobalt HTML done by: anto
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    Recap of the WCoP X

    Analytic, BKC, and Stathakis provide a look back at the World Cup of Pokemon X, where they analyze some of the major battles that took place, and interview the captains who made it to the semifinals! As always, feel free to leave your thoughts down below, and a huge thanks to everyone who helped...
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     Issue #44 Released!

    Issue 44 Welcome to another exciting issue of The Smog! This time around, we've got tons of insightful strategy and metagame-related articles, including four fantastic Spotlight articles for OU, UU, RU, and NU. We've also got a fun interview with newly-promoted Super Mod Jirachee, alongside...
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    PSPL III: Semifinals

    Welcome to the semifinals of Pokemon Showdown Premier League III! The top two from each group have advanced to the playoffs. From here, the matches will be conducted in knockout format until a winner is decided in the finals, with the succession being top 16 -> quarterfinals -> semifinals ->...
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    PSPL III: Quarterfinals

    art by Blue Frog Welcome to the quarterfinals of the Pokemon Showdown Premier League III! The top two from each group has advanced to the playoffs. From here, the matches will be conducted in knockout format until a winner is decided in the finals, with the succession being top 16 ->...
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    PSPL III: Group Stages Week 2

    art by the devilish Blue Frog Welcome to the Pokemon Showdown Premier League III commencement and second group stage! The format is simple: there are eight groups of four teams, and within each group, round robin matches take place in which every team faces one another once. After three weeks...
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    BLT: Finals [Won by Geosenge Garchomps]

    Art by sirDonovan, Credit to Scene for the layout Welcome to the finals of the Best Leaderboarders Tournament! The format of this tournament is simple: there will be 2 groups with 4 teams in each. Within each group, the four teams face each of the other three teams in their group once. After...
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    Pokemon Showdown Premier League III (READ THE FULL POST)

    art by Blue Frog Hello and welcome to the third iteration of Showdown's biggest team tournament! PSPL III will see rooms taking on rooms in a number of tiers, with teams being made up of ranked users and regulars from each room. We've decided to start the tournament a bit early this year, so we...
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    BLT: Semifinals

    Art by sirDonovan, Credit to Scene for the layout Welcome to the semifinals of the Best Leaderboarders Tournament! The format of this tournament is simple: there will be 2 groups with 4 teams in each. Within each group, the four teams face each of the other three teams in their group once...
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    BLT Group Stages: Week 3

    Art by sirDonovan, Credit to Scene for the layout Welcome to the third week of the Best Leaderboarders Tournament! The format of this tournament is simple: there will be 2 groups with 4 teams in each. Within each group, the four teams face each of the other three teams in their group once...
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    BLT Group Stages: Week 2

    Art by sirDonovan, Credit to Scene for the layout Welcome to the second week of the Best Leaderboarders Tournament! The format of this tournament is simple: there will be 2 groups with 4 teams in each. Within each group, the four teams face each of the other three teams in their group once...
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    BLT: Group Stages Week 1

    Art by sirDonovan, Credit to Scene for the layout Welcome to the first week of the Best Leaderboarders Tournament! The format of this tournament is simple: there will be 2 groups with 4 teams in each. Within each group, the four teams face each of the other three teams in their group once...
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    The Player: The Lost Issue Released!

    Issue 0 In a world where democracy is a myth, and Pokemon Simulators are simply an urban legend, they would not have such masterpieces like we do today. Take a look at this elegant cover art, simply outstanding the detail put into the YOUNG LINK by artist badgeholder macle himself. I'd also...
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    Need a topic to write about? Check here!

    Welcome to the Article Ideas thread! The purpose of this thread is to basically provide ideas for writers who are willing to contribute to The Player, but have no idea where to start in terms of thinking of an idea. If you would like to take one of the ideas listed below, please post a thread...
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    BLT: Best 'Leaderboarders' Tournament

    Art by sirDonovan, Approved by Vacate. Hey, everyone! As I'm sure you all are well aware, the Tournaments room is an official room on PS, alongside the Lobby and Help rooms. We focus on utilizing the tournament script to its maximum potential, and we've decided to create the Best...
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    Approved Challonge formats in the Tournaments room

    Basically going in depth about the different types of challonge tournaments a user can host. With the halt on the script and the variety of C&E's being allowed, it would be cool to let the public know about what we allow in tournaments and possibly bring some new users in. I asked sirDonovan...
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    Entertainment Insider Leaks: ORAS Editon

    Figured since this will probably be the last The Smog issue before ORAS comes out, I should get this approval up ASAP. Basically, it's an ORAS version of this article: http://www.smogon.com/smog/issue28/leaks I already spoke with TheMantyke about how I should go about this, and he said he...
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    Approved How to become famous on PS!

    This is for all the new users (users who only smogon or new users in general) who really want to get involved with PS, but have no idea where to start. PS is a huge place, with so many rooms to get involved with, it can be intimidating on first glance. For anyone who wants to know how to become...
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    Gen-NEXT

    I've actually been getting really involved into NEXT lately, and it's been a ton of fun. In this process I've become friends with quite a few of the staff, and they've taught me everything about the meta. But through my experience, I've learned that not many people actually know what NEXT is, so...
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    How Staff Communicate

    I feel like taking this article from "Article Ideas" thread in the Kiln, just basically explaining the various forms of communications staff use to handle the room properly. To start off, I would touch upon: -Why efficient communications are needed -What staff will discuss The different...
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