Pokémon Showdown

Pokémon Showdown is a Pokémon battle simulator that you can play immediately in your browser with no downloads! Try it out!

  • Playable in your browser
  • Open source
  • Alternative client download
  • Automated tournaments
  • Multiple chat channels
  • Ladders for all major formats as well as numerous other metagames
  • Teambuilder with importing/exporting functionality
  • Ability to share battle replays
  • Fully-updated Pokédex
  • Hundreds of chat commands

Smogon uses Pokémon Showdown for competitive battling, tournaments, chatting, and other community functions. For more information, visit the Pokémon Showdown website or the forum.

Art by Blue Frog.