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Official Forums

If PokéCommunity were a big evil corporation, this would be our smiling front desk.

Community Announcements

Sometimes interesting things happen... it'd be a shame for you to miss them. Check here for new events and changes big and small around the community.
Last Post Fundamental by Patchisou Yutohru 1 Hour Ago 09:42 AM

Community Feedback and Support

This is the place for your concerns, praises or help relating to the PokéCommunity. Unsure of how to post a thread (though you should find out pretty quickly)? How do you get a blog? Maybe you don’t like a certain feature. Make a thread here and get responses from your fellow members and staff.
Last Post New design by abnegation 7 Hours Ago 04:13 AM

The Welcome Lounge

New here? Stop in to the Welcome Lounge to introduce yourself. The members who hang out here can't wait to give you a warm welcome and help you discover all of the cool things you can do around the community.
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New Users' Hangout! by Dandelien 3 Minutes Ago 11:16 AM

Current Generation Pokémon Gaming

Discussions and help for games in the current generation main series.

Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire have been announced! Discuss the remakes of 2003's best Game Boy Advance games! (Are some of us seriously that old?)
Last Post Deoxys, Jirachi, and Mew. by OmegaRuby and AlphaSapphire 1 Hour Ago 10:15 AM

Pokémon X & Pokémon Y

The Kalos region awaits! Explore a new world, capture new Pokémon, and fight off Team Flare in the newest installment of the core Pokémon series.
X/Y Quick Q&A | X/Y Friend Code Sharing Thread
Last Post Bird is the word by PumpJack 16 Minutes Ago 11:03 AM

Trade Corner

Having trouble completing your Pokédex? Looking for a certain Pokémon or have a rare one to offer? This is your forum. Everything related to wireless trades can be discussed here.
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FT: Shiny Competitive Pokemon... by ihyatoeu 7 Minutes Ago 11:12 AM

Battling & Team Building

The forum designed for all of your Pokémon battling needs! Here you can battle, discuss, participate in events, receive help on your team, and much more!
Last Post Battle Replays, Logs &... by Professor_Jared 1 Minute Ago 11:19 AM


Play your Pokemon games in fresh new ways! Anything from The Monotype Challenge, to the popular Nuzlocke, and even all kinds of themes based on your favorite franchises!
New threads in this forum are to be approved by a moderator before they are displayed.
Last Post The Persona Challenge by Atmageth 25 Minutes Ago 10:54 AM

Pokémon Gaming

Topics covering previous generations of Pokémon games, as well as spinoffs and Pokémon gaming in general.

Pokémon Gaming Central

For topics that aren't necessarily restricted to one game, Pokémon Gaming Central ranges from comparing and contrasting the differences in the gaming generations to discussing the gaming franchise as a whole.
Sub-Forums: Spinoff Games
Last Post Your location? by Zeria 11 Minutes Ago 11:08 AM

Fifth Generation

Are Pokémon slaves to humans? Team Plasma thinks so. Travel the Unova region and prove them wrong in Black & White, and then return two years later in Black2 & White2.
Last Post [Weekly Poll] The Town of the Future and... by PlatinumDude 27 Minutes Ago 10:52 AM

Fourth Generation

Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum kicked off the fourth generation of Pokémon. Two years later, fans of the Johto region were treated to a remastered adventure in HeartGold & SoulSilver. Discuss the games, explore the features, share your experiences, and help other players out!
Last Post 4th Gen Help Thread by pokem0nprincess 1 Hour Ago 10:00 AM

Advance Generation

The hallmark of sprite-based Pokémon gaming, Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald set you off on an adventure in the watery Hoenn region with tons of diverse Pokémon to discover. Fans of Kanto can reexplore their favorite region in FireRed and LeafGreen. Here you'll find other fans who enjoy talking about the Pokémon, strategy, and techniques to master this generation.
Last Post RSE Mirage Tower by Pendraflare 2 Hours Ago 08:22 AM

Metal & Color Generation

Take a walk down memory lane with Red, Blue, and Yellow, the games that started it all! Then revisit the best region ever in the original Johto games, Gold, Silver, and Crystal.
Last Post RBY Your Greatest Challenge by 18mlivingston 57 Minutes Ago 10:22 AM

Pokémon Discussions

Trading Card Game, anime, movies, plush toys, news, clubs, and more! If it's Pokémon related and it isn't a game, it goes here.

Pokémon General

Theories, experiences and other discussions regarding the Pokémon franchise that can't be covered in any of the other boards.
Sub-Forums: Pokémon Polls
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Pokémon General Daily... by Dandelien 15 Minutes Ago 11:04 AM

Pokémon Anime

Are you a regular watcher of the Pokémon Anime and its Movies or just an old fan? Come here, and take part in all the various ongoing discussions about the Pokémon Anime.
Sub-Forums: Episode Discussion
Last Post What kind of Ash do you want? by weedle_mchairybug 1 Hour Ago 10:03 AM

Pokémon Clubs

This forum is for those who wish to start a club within the community. This forum is for Pokémon clubs; Fan Clubs & Groups is for everything else.
New threads in this forum are to be approved by a moderator before they are displayed.
Last Post Breeder's Corner - Where Life... by Demon Wolf 2 Hours Ago 09:11 AM

Pokémon Trivia

Make your own games and trivia, or play games made by other members. Non-Pokémon Trivia goes in the Forum Games forum.
Last Post This or That? - Poké... by Mawa 3 Hours Ago 07:38 AM

Pokémon Trading Card Game

The forum for the Pokémon TCG and Pokemon TCG Online. Post your deck to get rated, rate other decks, ask questions, talk about strategy, etc.
Last Post Official "How much is my card... by Number 8 19 Minutes Ago 11:00 AM

ROM Hacking

The premier destination for ROM hacking (for Pokémon mostly). Check out our various collections of ROM hacks, or learn how to hack ROMs yourself to create amazing projects!

ROM Hacking Hub

General discussions about ROM Hacking and Emulation. Not sure where to start? This is the place for you.
Posting links to ROMs is illegal and is not tolerated anywhere on the forum.
New threads in this forum are to be approved by a moderator before they are displayed.
Last Post Too many NPC sprites? by TheRealOCD 10 Minutes Ago 11:09 AM

Hacks Studio

Hacks Studio is the go-to destination for browsing our curated collection of ROM hacks, all made by PokéCommunity members! Patch, play and enjoy!
(Made a bit of progress on a ROM hack already? Post your projects in the Progressing Hacks forum!)
ROM Hacks are to subject to moderator approval before they are displayed.
Last Post Gold hack: [JOHTO LEGACY] Pokémon... by Prixy 2 Hours Ago 09:04 AM

Research & Development

Got a well-founded knack with ROM hacking? Love reverse-engineering the Pokémon games? Or perhaps you love your assembly language. This is the spot for polling and gathering your ideas, and then implementing them! Share your hypothesis, get ideas from others, and collaborate to create!
Research & Development programs in this forum are subject to moderator approval before they are displayed.
Last Post Research: FireRed Pokédex Hacking by jAvAcOlA 12 Hours Ago 10:52 PM

Tools, Tutorials & Resources

Various tools to help you develop your hacks can be found here.
New threads in this forum are to be approved by a moderator before they are displayed.
Last Post [Tutorial] GBA ASM Programming by eugarps 46 Minutes Ago 10:33 AM

Creative Discussions

Come check out the coolest stuff PC members make, from art and stories to roleplaying adventures and even our own games.

Art & Design

For digital, traditional, design, photography and mixed media art, Pokémon-related or not. Showcase or discuss anything related to the visual arts here.
Last Post [Gallery] Art & Soul: The Sequel by Flushed 24 Minutes Ago 10:55 AM

Fan Fiction and Writing

Submit your stories and poems.
Last Post [Pokémon] David's Extraordinary... by REALFireEagle 50 Minutes Ago 10:29 AM

Roleplay Corner

The realm where writers gather to create glorious tales or silly drama together and chronicle their adventures. Start or join roleplays featuring Pokémon, other franchises or something completely original!
New threads in this forum are to be approved by a moderator before they are displayed.
Sub-Forums: Roleplay Lounge
Last Post [Other] One Piece: The Golden Age... by Raikiri 13 Minutes Ago 11:06 AM

Game Development

Your number one stop for anything related to creating games (except ROM hacks). You can even make your own!
Last Post [Discussion] Taking a break/quitting on... by Super Dedenne 1 Hour Ago 10:11 AM

Entertainment & Hobbies

Because we can only deal with Pokémon for so long before we need a break.

Culture & Media

This is where all of pop culture culminates and chats over a cup of joe. Here you can find discussions relating to the latest and greatest television shows, movies, music and literature, and much more!
Last Post What are you listening to? v3 by Zeria 6 Minutes Ago 11:13 AM

Anime & Manga

Here fans of the popular Japanese entertainment can have their hey day; think of it as a little slice of Akihabara.
Last Post Anime You're Currently... by Zeria 5 Hours Ago 06:10 AM

Video Games

For non-Pokémon related game discussion. This area is for talking about computer and video gaming, from Nintendo to Sony, Microsoft to Sega, PC to Commodore.
Last Post [Let's Play] [Guide] Minecraft 15-Minute... by welsknight 18 Minutes Ago 11:01 AM

Computers & Technology

The place to go for all things tech and internet. Share a funny YouTube video or meme, discover the latest useful apps, or just get some free tech support.
Last Post Favorite Media Players by R.F. 28 Minutes Ago 10:51 AM

Fan Clubs & Groups

Fan Clubs & Groups are places to go to find like-minded members and talk about similar interests. Join or create a club here if it doesn't fit in any of the other sections.
New threads in this forum are to be approved by a moderator before they are displayed.
Last Post Wibbly wobbly timey wimey...... by Evil Stud Muffin 7 Hours Ago 03:50 AM

Off-Topic Discussions

General chat topics that aren't covered in the above forums.

General Chat

Reporting for duty!
Sub-Forums: Celebrations
Last Post School subjects that are... by Virgo 16 Minutes Ago 11:03 AM

Discussions & Debates

The place to go for slightly more in-depth topics. Discussions and debates about the world, current events, ideas, news, and more.
Last Post [Discussion] Do you believe in the Bible? by Livewire 1 Minute Ago 11:18 AM

Forum Games

It's time to save yourself from the everyday trials and tribulations of your vigorous post day. Welcome to Forum Games, where the only posts are frantic fun and hilarious hijinks.
Last Post [dLtSm0 v 5.4]... by Twilight-kun 1 Hour Ago 09:33 AM
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