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: Arkeis

Second Place: RitterCat

Third Place: SoIheardyoulikeSENTRET