• Do you use Discord? Do you like catching Pokémon? Have you heard of Elaria? If you answered yes to the first two, you should give it a go! Professor Tilia is always looking for new people to help fill her Living Dex!

    It just so happens she is hosting an event right now, where you could even get your own Pokémon form added into the game! Details can be found over in the Elaria discord server, right here
  • All content from the former Roleplaying Games forum has been merged into the Writers' Workshop forum. You can find more information in this thread.

    We hope to see you roleplaying away soon!
  • What happened to the Pokemon GO section?

    Hey all! We wanted to let everyone know that the Pokemon GO section has officially been merged into the Pokemon Video Games section. You can find more information in this thread.

  • Hey everyone! The Writer's Workshop is hosting an exciting event, Trainers of Fanfiction! It's a community event focused around your characters!

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  1. Slife

    2017 Pokémon World Championships

    It's that time of year again. The annual clash of the strongest Pokemon trainers all vying for the illustrious title of World Champion. This year the competition will take place in Anaheim, California, from August 18–20. You can catch the streams at Live Streaming | Pokémon Championship Series...
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    E3 2017

    One of the largest and most anticipated gaming event of the year is just around the corner. Do you have any hopes or expectations for this year? Is there anything in particular you are looking forward to? What are your thoughts on everything that's been announced/revealed thus far? Do you feel...
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    An "Alternate" Story

    What do you think this implies? A retake on the old story? Alternate dimensions perhaps? Or is it just a fancy way to refer to them as sequels/third versions? How do you think the story will change from Sun and Moon?
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    POTW Pokémon of the Week #28: Espeon

    Hey everyone! I'm Slife, moderator of Pokémon Video Games and Current Event: Pokémon Sun and Moon, and this week I want to share with you all my favorite Pokémon! In the World of Pokémon, there lives a vast number and variety of amazing creatures to befriend and collect. Every week, we will be...
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    Thoughts on VR Technology?

    Virtual Reality (VR) involves the use of computer technology to create stereoscopic 3D images that simulate an interactive and immersive virtual environment. Although VR technology has been in development for a while, only recently has it begun to enter the mainstream with the advent of...
  6. Slife

    What Are Your Favorite Video Game Genres?

    The old thread has been dead for a while now so I decided to make a new one to see how opinions may have changed. I've only listed the generic genres in the poll, but feel free to discuss the various subgenres and and combinations of genres (such as Action RPG, Dungeon Crawler, Turn-based...
  7. Slife

    Sun and Moon Contest #18: Battle Tree Cameos

    It's been a tradition here on Bulbagarden to hold a series of contests for each new generation of Pokémon. These contests are meant to be a fun way for us to give our predictions and see how closely we can get to the final product. There won't be physical prizes for this particular series, but...
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    Sun and Moon Contest #15: Names of the Player Characters

    It's been a tradition here on Bulbagarden to hold a series of contests for each new generation of Pokémon. These contests are meant to be a fun way for us to give our predictions and see how closely we can get to the final product. There won't be physical prizes for this particular series, but...
  9. Slife

    Festival Plaza

    So what sorts of fun festivities await us at this plaza, in addition to the ones already mentioned? What are you hoping for with this new feature? Discuss!
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    The Role of Luck/RNG in the Game

    One of the major aspects that sets Pokémon apart from other competitive games and e-sports is the heavy influence of luck-based mechanics (or Random Number Generation). Move inaccuracy, critical hits, added percentage-based effects, damage rolls, and certain status effects are just some forms in...
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    Sun and Moon Contest #10: Exclusive Z-Moves

    It's been a tradition here on Bulbagarden to hold a series of contests for each new generation of Pokémon. These contests are meant to be a fun way for us to give our predictions and see how closely we can get to the final product. There won't be physical prizes for this particular series, but...
  12. Slife

    GO What Do You Think of the Shop?

    This thread is for discussion of the shop feature in the game. How are you finding the microtransactions? Have you bought anything yet? What do you think are the most worthwhile items to spend coins on? Do you collect your gym defender bonus as soon as you take a gym or do you wait until you...
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    GO Changes You'd Like to See in the Game

    What changes would you like to see be made in future updates/versions of the game? Feel free to share your ideas and suggestions on how the game could be improved, as well as any interesting additions that could be implemented.
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    Sun and Moon Contest #5 - The Typings of the Final Starter Evolutions

    It's been a tradition here on Bulbagarden to hold a series of contests for each new generation of Pokémon. These contests are meant to be a fun way for us to give our predictions and see how closely we can get to the final product. Unfortunately we don't have the means to offer physical prizes...
  15. Slife

    The Generation VII Theorymon Thread

    This thread is to discuss the new Pokemon, moves, abilities, items, etc. that will be introduced in the upcoming Pokemon Sun and Moon games from a competitive battling aspect and how they will affect the metagame. Possible discussion topics include: Potential sets Viability rankings Tiering...
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    What is Your Favorite Playstyle?

    There are many different ways to win a Pokemon battle. Do you like to go all-out offensive or prefer to play things safe with a few walls on your team? Is keeping up the momentum and pressure your top priority or do you find that slowly chipping away at your opponent's team is the best way to...
  17. Slife

    HELP ME PLS!

    This question looks like it belongs in FAQ: - Simple Questions / Simple Answers (Gens 1-5) so I will be moving it there and closing this thread.
  18. Slife

    The Secret Santa Tournament

    As is Bulbagarden tradition, the holiday season calls for an assortment of festive competitions, and this year the Battle Center is no exception! This will be an otherwise standard tournament but with a special holiday twist! Instead of using your own teams, each participant will submit a team...
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    Pokemon World Championships 2015 Discussion

    The Pokemon World Championships for VGC 2015 kicks off today in Boston, Massachusetts! This is the Battle Center after all, and with the largest official Pokemon-sponsored battling competition taking place as we speak, there will no doubt be plenty to discuss! Below are some resources that are...
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    General Item Discussion Thread

    The place to discuss held items for competitive battling. Introduced in Generation 2, held items have become an omnipresent and integral part of the competitive battling world. New held items are introduced each generation to spice up the metagame-the most prominent of the new additions being...
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