1. Welcome to Pokemon Perfect, Guest!

    Our motto is Pokémon Practice makes Pokémon Perfect. We are a competitive-battling community that encourages the development of players and their ideas, and fosters positive and respectful attitudes. We love Collaboration (working together), Competition (getting stronger), and Communication (being informed).

    You are free to post everywhere, unless the thread explicitly states otherwise (usually in the case of a vote), and there are no private forums whatsoever. Also, let us greet you by posting a thread in the Introduce Yourself! forum.

  2. Tiers

    View Introduction to Tiers if you don't know what tiers are. Pokémon Perfect tiers are named differently to those on Smogon. A numeral followed by the letter U, e.g. 1U, 2U, 3U, represents a main tier on Pokémon Perfect – the '1' of '1U' representing the tier level. For a tier to be a main tier, it must be balanced (nothing is too powerful and game-breaking) and diverse enough (include a variety of Pokémon and strategies). A numeral followed by the letter P, e.g. 1P, 2P, 3P contain all Pokémon that are deemed overpowered in the respective 1U, 2U, 3U tiers. The 1st tier level allows Pokémon that are banned in the 2nd level, and this process continues down. Read the tier list, and in-depth explanations of the tiers naming system and tiering system. Also check out our analyses for all tiers.

  3. Tournaments

    RBY 1U Seasons and its master tournaments are responsible for starting up the community, and tournaments continue to play a big role in maintaining interest in the forums. Signups Open gives you a list of tournaments you can join, and Ongoing lists tournaments that you might want to follow. Additionally, you can tap to find out approximate Schedules for tournaments.

    For historical threads, check out Signups Closed, Finished tournaments and Results. We also have Nominations, Voting and Event threads for exhibitions – past and present.

Pokémon Perfect

    1. News

      Read the latest Pokemon Perfect announcements here.
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      Latest: Community January 2018 Seasons & Hosts Disaster Area, Jan 28, 2018
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    2. Introduce Yourself!

      Introduce yourself so we can welcome you here.
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      Latest: Community The Man of the 1000 Excuses ToadNorton, Feb 13, 2018
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    3. Chat

      Talk about almost anything here.
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      Latest: Random What games do you guys play outside of Pokemon? Disaster Area, Feb 23, 2018 at 8:02 PM
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    1. ORAS 1U Seasons

      Participate in ORAS 1U Seasons here.
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    2. BW2 Ubers / 1U Seasons

      Participate in BW2 1U seasons here.
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      Latest: Ongoing BW2 1U Master Tournament 5 steelskitty, Feb 23, 2018 at 1:57 PM
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    3. BW2 OU Seasons

      Participate in BW2 1U Legacy seasons here.
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      Latest: Ongoing BW OU Master Tournament #1 The Killing Moon, Feb 23, 2018 at 12:13 AM
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    4. HGSS OU Seasons

      Participate in HGSS 1U seasons here.
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      Latest: Ongoing HGSS OU Master Tournament #8 Eseque, Feb 22, 2018 at 8:35 PM
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    5. ADV OU Seasons

      Participate in ADV 1U seasons here.
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      Latest: Ongoing ADV OU Master Tournament #14 Finchinator, Feb 23, 2018 at 7:40 PM
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    6. GSC OU Seasons

      Participate in GSC 1U seasons here.
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      Latest: Signups Open GSC OU Season 9 TSR, Feb 23, 2018 at 5:43 PM
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    7. RBY OU / 1U Seasons

      Participate in RBY 1U / OU seasons here.
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      Latest: Ongoing RBY OU / 1U Master Tournament #41 Sceptross, Feb 23, 2018 at 8:10 PM
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    8. Tournaments

      Join and create tournaments here.
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      Latest: Schedule PPL 3 - Schedule Changes & Updates Mysterious M, Feb 23, 2018 at 8:16 PM
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    1. Pokémon Tutoring

      Improve your Pokémon battling skills with the assistance of a tutor.
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      Latest: Community Tutee Signups EB0LA, Feb 15, 2018
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    2. Analysis and Research

      Post competitive analyses on match-ups between two pokemon, team cores or on a particular theme/concept, including thought experiments. Mechanics testing can also be posted here.
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      Latest: RBY OU / 1U (OverUsed) Reflections on the Current State of RBY TuffHunter, Feb 15, 2018
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    3. Individual Analyses

      Post competitive analyses on individual pokemon, moves, items, abilities or typing here.
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      Latest: RBY 3U (Under2U) Dugtrio [GP Ready] TuffHunter, Feb 15, 2018
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    4. Tiers

      Help form the tiers and discuss about them here - including Pokemon usage statistics.
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    5. Public Teams

      Post your teams here for the public to help develop, rate and use.
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