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    [GP 1/1] White Forest RNG Guide

    credits: <Totes> and shiny finder Similar to manipulating the RNG for a roamer, the process of manipulating the RNG in the White Forest is one of the hardest Standard Seed abuses in the 5th Generation games. Sweet Scent does not work in the White Forest, so you must rely on running through the...
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    [GP 1/1] Black City/White Forest Mechanics

    credits: <Totes> and shiny finder sprites: (if someone has a better resource for sprites I'm open to it.) Introduction The Black City (BC) and White Forest (WF) are two of the most complicated features of the Pokemon...
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    [GP 1/1] Gen 8 Raid RNG Guide

    Introduction Every generation, collectors and battlers alike seek out the best Pokemon to add to their collections and teams. Often, these perfection-seeking trainers look to random number generator (RNG) abuse, which is a method to influence the game using only in-game mechanics to produce...
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    PSA: SwSh Save Glitch

    There's a bug that sometimes corrupts data on the SD card, which seems to be related to the filesystem format of the SD card. See second post.
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    Join to Request In-Game Max Raid Battles

    Join our SW/SH Max raid requests channel on discord to ask for partners to join you on in-game Max Raid Battles.
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    Join to Ask for Sword and Shield Wi-Fi Battles

    Join our swsh battle requests channel on discord to ask for Sword and Shield Wi-Fi battles in real time.
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    Simple Questions/Requests - Mark 50 (Minor Pokemon Trades, Item Requests etc GO HERE) (NO HACKING)

    This thread IS for.... Simple item trades Simple Pokemon trades Evolution requests, such as "Hey can someone trade with me so I can evolve my Kadabra?" Asking if a non-RNGed Pokemon you just caught/bred is worth keeping or not (if it's RNG'd, the keep/toss dynamic does not apply) Note: Any K/T...
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    A Guide to EV Training with Hordes (ORAS update)

    Note: Below are the proposed update for our current Gen 6 EV horde training guide. The changes are in red, plus the ORAS hide tag. Introduction Hordes are a new type of battle introduced in Pokémon X and Y. These battles force the trainer to confront five wild Pokémon at a time instead of the...
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    EV Training in Generation V [SCMS Merged]

    Introduction EV training in Black, White, Black 2, and White 2 has remained mostly identical to the fourth generation games save for a few small changes. The changes are comprised of a new mechanic, new items, and the return of a third generation mechanic regarding the EV reducing berries. The...
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    Other Smogon Noir--A complete dark theme for Smogon

    Smogon Noir Current version: 1.13 As the title says, I've gone back to update my dark theme for the original forums while an official one is being developed (no word on release). In the interim, I'd love to get your feedback! This thread will serve as a place where you can post bugs, comments...
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    Join to Ask for Past Generation Wi-Fi Battles

    Join our battle requests channel on discord to ask for Gen 6 or 7 Wi-Fi battles in real time. Set your name to have your FC to make it easier on you and your opponent.
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    Wi-Fi Forum Rules (Read Me First, Updated Nov 24, 2021 -- Switch Emulation Restriction)

    On top of Smogon's Global rules, Wi-Fi also has a few forum-specific rules. Follow these rules to stay out of trouble. If you're confused about any of them, feel free to PM a Wi-Fi moderator (Max. Optimizer, shiny finder) for clarification. Forum Resources To keep the forum cleaner, there are...
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    [GP 2/2] Receiving Perfect Dream Radar Pokemon

    The Pokemon Dream Radar is a purchasable 3DS application that ties in with Pokemon Black 2 and White 2. Pokemon captured in the Dream Radar will have their Hidden Abilities when transferred to these games, providing access to Pokemon (including legendaries) that may be unobtainable with their...
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    Gen 7 Pre-Bank Unobtainables

    With Pokemon Bank support of Sun and Moon still about a month out, many Pokemon/abilities are currently unobtainable in Gen 7. This thread will serve as a quick reference until then. So without further ado, the lists: Rowlett/Dartrix/Decidueye - Ominous Wind, Curse Pikipek/Trumbeak/Toucannon -...
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    Shiny Value Checking and Reference (Gen 6 and 7). [CTRL]+[F] for the TSV with the format "#0000".

    Shiny Value Thread This thread is for: having your Trainer Shiny Value(s), or Egg Shiny Value(s) checked (note the checker will need to use some 3rd party tool); offering to check the aforementioned for others; checking whether a listed user has a shiny value matching one of your eggs; or...
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    Wi-Fi Blacklist: as of November 25th, 2019

    Welcome to the Wi-Fi Blacklist There are two sections in the Blacklist thread: one is a list of active blacklistings; the second is a probational list. These lists serve as a record of those who have broken the Wi-Fi rules, and consequently had their privileges revoked. This thread also serves...
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    [READ ME] Tips for Simple Hack Checks

    Hello, With the release of Pokebank (with its lackluster hack checking service) and Powersaves, Kalos/Hoenn/Alola/Galar are no longer hack free regions. What's worse is that many users here are unaware of the constraints of Pokemon legality meaning hacked Pokemon can spread very quickly. This...