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Arena Factions: Team Pages and Registering Your Team

The moment you've been waiting for is almost here! Soon, you'll be able to create your very own Faction and register for the Arena Factions preseason. Faction creation will open for everyone starting the week of April 12th! 

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Arena Factions: Season, Cycles, and Bouts

We're back with the second installment of Silph Arena Factions news! Today, we'll be breaking down the Factions season layout, defining Tiers, and walking you through a standard bout.

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Silph Arena Factions: Team Rosters, Positions, and Regions

Earlier this year, we announced the launch of a new PvP format: the Silph Arena Factions! Over the next few weeks, we'll share everything you need to know to compete in Factions, starting with team rosters, positions, and more.

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International Women's Day 2021

Today, March 8th, is International Women’s Day, a day which provides us with an opportunity to support and celebrate women’s equality. We at the Silph Arena couldn’t let this day pass without acknowledging the achievements of some of the powerful women competitors around the world.

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Nifty or Thrifty: Vortex Cup

The "Nifty Or Thrifty" article series takes a comprehensive look at the meta for PvP Cup formats: Vortex Cup, in this case. As is typical for the NoT series, I'll cover not only the top meta picks, but also some mons where you can save some dust with cheaper second move unlock costs... or don't need a second move at all!

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Continuing the 2020-2021 Season and the Path to the Championships!

The second half of the 2020-2021 Season is underway! Competitors are battling their way through the Labyrinth and working their way up the leaderboards, but it's time to take a moment to look ahead a the rest of the PvP Season.

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Nifty or Thrifty: Labyrinth Cup

The "Nifty Or Thrifty" article series takes a comprehensive look at the meta for PvP Cup forma--wait, hold up. We're not calling it that this month. No, this month, we're going with a new, more appropriate name: "Mono Or YOLO"! Why? Well, because this month's Cup demands a... different sort of analysis.

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Introducting the Silph Arena Showdown!

Welcome back, battlers! We hope you've enjoyed your mid-season break, and you're ready to bring your A-game in February! For those of you ready to show your skill, the Arena has something very special to reveal for the upcoming half-season - the Silph Arena Showdown!

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See the newest Arena format in action during the All Star Invitational

Dragonite has been hard at work, flying around the world and delivering special invitations to a select group of battlers. All of the invitations have been delivered and the competitors have gathered to showcase a brand new format coming this winter. The 2021 All Star Invitational will premier the first ever Arena Teams competition!

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Gather your team, Arena Factions are here!

Just two years ago, trainers around the world took their first steps on their journey to become the Very Best. They built countless battle teams and honed their skills, transforming local parks and gathering places into splendid Arenas to showcase their abilities. But in February 2021, the landscape of PvP will change forever. The path towards the pinnacle of Pokémon PvP will no longer be walked in solitude. It's time to gather you squad - team competitions are coming to the Silph Arena!

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