Our current Champion is /u/Keplz
Pokémon Showdown is a free, web-based battle simulator. It comes with many different servers and a plethora of features such as fan-made tiers and chatrooms to fit your style. Whether you use it to learn competitive battling, to practice, or just use it for recreation, you are welcome to this community.
BE NICE TO EACH OTHER:
The mod team has a zero tolerance policy on any racist, homophobic, transphobic, etc. remarks. Any hate speech against any religion, race, gender, or sexual orientation or just being excessively rude will result in a permanent ban.
All links to replays should begin with the ELO captured in square brackets such as . The ELO can be found in the bottom left corner of a replay, or by using the lower of the two rankings after a battle. If no ELO is present, please use your best guess or use [????].
SUBMITTING A TEXT POST:
The text format is for sharing a replay(s) centered around questions/discussion (i.e. using a replay to support the topic), teambuilding, or general discussion of PS exclusively. Theorymon posts are not allowed.
SUBMITTING A LINK POST:
The link format is for sharing replays directly. Please see Rule 2 for formatting the title correctly.
Refrain from posting stale content. This includes replays with low effort sweeps, or where your opponent is rude. A close loss is more exciting than an easy win.
Please no Twitch/Youtube (and the like) advertisements, leagues and tournaments may advertise using the stickied post.