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The Flying Press: Where The Writers Coalesce
Check out the new article about the Writing room! Since the Writing room's creation, it has comprised of a friendly place for users to share works and give feedback, along with activities such as Ernest Hemingway (a fan-favorite game where users give a six-word description of a topic) being hosted. This informative piece also covers about the room's leaders if you ever wanted to know about them. Swing by there sometime!
—Dell on May 25, 2016 Permalink
Default IV updates
The teambuilder now minimizes Attack IVs on Pokémon that don't run physical moves (while maintaining the type of the move Hidden Power, if present). This has been the default on Smogon's recommended movesets for a while, as it reduces the damage taken from Foul Play and confusion. Trick Room and Gyro Ball behave similarly, but minimize Speed IVs instead.
—Dell on May 18, 2016 Read more