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Updates / Changelog

  • New maps added. Old maps have been replaced.
  • Viewing messages defaults to conversation page now
  • Quick Trades of very bad quality are hidden from Search. Other low quality ones are marked as such. Quality detection of these has been improved.
  • Rankings in profiles will update less often. This reduces load on our servers.
  • Pokedex locations now include an image of the types of tiles a pokemon might appear on.
  • Various bug fixes.
  • As always, report all bugs in our bugs subforum.

  • STAB (Same Type Attack Bonus) should be properly applied now.
  • Attack damage range increased slightly. Attacks may sometimes do slightly less damage.
  • Pokemon per trade offer limit increased to 100 from 50
  • More info on our forums.

  • Exp required per level has been increased to 1000 EXP per level. This was 500 EXP previously.
  • Exp gained per battle has also been increased to it should now be easier to level up your pokemon.
  • Exp cap on individual pokemon has been raised to 25 mil. Previous limit was 10 mil.
  • Existing QuickTrades asking for Exp have been removed so that those who don't know of these updates aren't taken advantage of. You can add them back.
  • QuickTrade asking Exp limit increased to 5 mil
  • More info on our forums.

  • You can now nickname your pokemon! To do this, simply go to your pokemon page, move mouse over the pokemon's name and click the icon.
  • Nicknames are only visible to the owners on a few pages at the moment
  • Next to page numbers, you will now find a Jump to box that will let you get to any page number quickly
  • On the Messages page, you can now view conversations between you and your friends by clicking on the icon

  • New types Negative and Retro added. See Pokemon Class info page
  • Negative pokemon have inverse type matchup during regular battle and regular matchup in inverse battle
  • Retro pokemon do not have any abilities. They're pretty rare and are simply meant to be a collector's item
  • Events now have a battle requirement before you can claim the reward

  • (Edit 08/18) Some Daily Raffle rewards are removed due to abuse (only money and items will be given)
  • Added a page to let users view all of each others pokemon including ones in offer/trade
  • QuickTrade limit increased to 100
  • Extra Statistics in PokeDex
  • Added Type Chart for Inverse Battles
  • Minor bug fixes

  • Types such as Normal,Shiny,Metallics,etc are now called Classes to avoid any confusion
  • Fixed remove offer bug
  • Fixed some class ability inconsistencies
  • Added a TypeChart for convenience
  • Updated F.A.Q
  • Some wiki pages updated and moved over to main site
  • Buttons changed and are more consistent across the site
  • Various other minor bug fixes

  • Fixed Advanced Filter not working on people's trade pages
  • Stats condition added to QuickTrade
  • Various UI changes
  • Various bug fixes

  • Various UI changes
  • Various minor bug fixes
  • Added Hoopa (Unbound) as an evolution of Hoopa

  • Some UI changes to home page
  • Added Shadow Lugia and Stadium Shiny Lugia
  • Added Pokeball and Fancy pattern Vivillons
  • Unowns can now be filtered with @unown in search
  • Various minor bug fixes

  • Avatars shown in message list
  • Added counter for multi-add/remove from trade
  • Friends list, Search and Top trainer pages now indicate if the user is online or not
  • Dex compare made easier on the eyes

  • Avatars added to many pages
  • Random pokemon avatars used for people without gravatar
  • These avatars are also available to be used on the forum via the avatar gallery
  • Pokemon in battle will now only be able to have one status ailment at the time. (They used to be able to have all of them at the same time)
  • Added twitter and facebook timelines to homepage

  • Added formes for Flabebe,Floettes and Florges
  • Added neutral forme for Xerneas
  • Added Spiky-eared Pichu. All pre-evolutions of cosplay pikachus will be spiky eared

  • Advanced Search with popup box (Gear Icon in Search Box)
  • Search for pokemon with Alternate Sprites (Use Advanced Search)
  • Pokemon Count shown when offering multiple pokemon on a trade
  • Minor visual issues fixed

  • Map redirect bug fixed
  • Visual breaking in trade logs fixed
  • Banned users are now hidden from your Friends List
  • Declined trades are now hidden from your public trade log
  • Two new attacks added (Will-O-Wisp and Light of Ruin)

  • Select All option while adding/removing multiple pokes to/from trade. (based on forum suggestion)
  • Ailments are now marked in battle. (based on forum suggestion)
  • Misc bug fixes

  • Fixed slow loading in QuickTrade
  • Fixed exceeding QuickTrade limit
  • Trade Logs are now public. You can find the link in the person's profile page
  • You no longer need to beat the Orange League or the Fighting Dojos to unlock all legends
  • You claim legends in events, you now only need to beat the legend specific region on the gyms page
  • Sent messages are now visible. Find the link at the bottom of the messages page

  • QuickTrade now shows Usernames.
  • QuickTrades with impossible conditions will slowly be removed and it will stop you from creating new ones
  • QuickTrade now has full search/sort functionality as other pages

  • Moved to new forum software. You will have to re-register if you were a user on the old forum. Sorry for the inconvenience.

  • New Stat +Spe introduced. Lets pokemon attack first in battle
  • Live Battle rewritten. should be more stable than the previous one
  • Stats shown in battle
  • Some Trainers and E4/Champs may have pokes with stats (these may be different depending on the day)
  • Various minor bug fixes

  • Mega pokemon from Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire added
  • Cosplay pikachus and various formes of furfrou added
  • You can now use the pokedex to find duplicate pokemon in your box (Click Mark Duplicate Pokemon at the bottom of the screen)
  • Various Bug Fixes

  • Many 6th gen sprites updated thanks to The Smogon Sprite Project (If you don't see them, try ctrl+f5 on a page with the sprites such as the pokedex page. If you still see old sprites, it means their new sprites aren't ready yet)
  • The 3 new legends from Kalos, Diancie, Hoopa and Volcanion are now available on the maps.
  • Different forms of vivillons are also available now. The form will depend on the time of day that you caught the scatterbug or spewpa (We won't have backsprites/shiny sprites for these since the Sprite Project isn't planning to make them. If you're interested in making them, we'll be glad to have them)

  • Search fixed in trade search
  • Stats @search allowed in trade search. First search the pokemon you want. Example: Dark Charmander. When the page loads, search @atk to get all dark charmanders with +atk. This also works with trade search for a particular user. (More info on @search)
  • Latest pokes will show up in trade search
  • Pokemon that were put into trade more than 1 month ago, and its owner hasn't logged in, will not show up in trade search
  • Most pokemon lists including your pokemon box and trade box now show the pokemon, you recently made changes to or received, at the top rather than showing it in the order that they were caught
  • The Accept/Deny page of your trades will now show you if you have the offered pokes or not.
  • Some minor bug fixes

  • Gym leaders, Elite4s and Champs can now be battled under trainer battle. They will be using lvl 100 pokemon.
  • Minor visual changes

  • Inverse Battles in Computer and Trainer Battles (They will be available in live battle in a future update)
  • The catch page will now show if the pokemon you just caught had any stats or not
  • A few small bugfixes

  • Minor visual changes and icons added in some places
  • Maps will now indicate when a legendary pokemon or a pokemon with an alternative sprite (female sprites,aegislash shield forme, etc) appears
  • Battle now show the pokemon type and attack type
  • Paging while viewing offers, both yours and others'
  • Minor bug fixes

  • The limit on legends has been removed. You should be able to catch legends you already have.
  • The raffle still won't give you legends you already have.

  • Points formula is slightly changed. We're using a log function, so this means the more points you have, the harder it is to get more points. Points are still based on Total Exp, Average Exp, Battles and No. of Unique Pokemon
  • Many small bugfixes

  • Arceus (Unknown) has been removed from the game due to frequent issues and complaints relating to its sprite (This was removed from the video games in the 5th generation)
  • If you had an Arceus (Unknown), It should become an Arceus (Fairy). If you had both, one will be deleted.

  • X/Y Gyms and Badges added.
  • X/Y Pokemon added. Sprites thanks to the X/Y Sprites project on Smogon. (Some sprites have not been completed. People who can sprite well should help them complete it, which means they'll appear on deluge too)
  • Some pokes with gender difference in sprites have been added too. (Note that they do not count as a separate pokemon in the pokedex)

  • Chrome's health is downgraded to 35% instead of the earlier 50%
  • Health Bar is shown on the team page during battle
  • Ultimate Trainers and Elite 4 may not send their pokemon in the same order as shown
  • Some pokemon will have a +Atk or +Def shown next to them. These pokemon have slightly higher attack or defense respectively during battles
  • Legendary pokemon now get a slight boost in attack and defense during battles
  • Attack powers are slightly lowered to adjust with the new +Atk and Legend boosts
  • Live battle now sets levels of all pokes to 50. Live battle no longer gives exp, but gives more money than before

  • New Maps
  • More pokemon in maps.
  • Gen 6 Attacks added
  • Fairy Types added (Old pokes with type changes)
  • Exp system changed (Pokes below lvl 25 get the exp they would receive as if they were a lvl 25 poke under the old system)
  • View other people's pokedex
  • Attack costs changed
  • Critical Hit changed from 2x to 1.5x (Gen6 change)

  • New type Chrome added. (They are available at the same places that other type of pokes are)
  • Shadow sprites modified

  • QuickTrade offering now has pages
  • QuickTrade search page links fixed
  • Points formula slightly changed, it will not consider battles over 10k
  • Only people with logins in the last 1 month will show up in top trainers/top collectors (this was previously 15 days)
  • Fix for keyboard navigation which broke when you alt+tab'd to a different window
  • Link to profile and view all pokemon from a user's trade page
  • Some visual changes

  • New Pokedex
  • Search is better now
  • Arrange by name is back
  • Colors Everywhere
  • Events
  • Raffle fixed (Legends/Specials more common)
  • New Gym Leaders from BW2
  • Some parts of UI improved
  • Easier Battles (You can simply hit enter to select default pokemon/attack)

  • Fixed dragging on team page
  • Fixed empty pokes in quick trade
  • Added live battle logging
  • Trade limit raised to 50
  • IP bans are fixed. (negative countdown)
  • Fixed clicking usernames on maps
  • Changed some fonts
  • Random battle button on trainers page
  • Trainers and Gym pages revamped
  • Removed potions from Live Battle
  • Added pokemon switching to Live Battle
  • Added warning on QuickTrade for gullible people
  • QuickTrade level checking is fixed
  • Fixed no exp in live battle after win
  • Fixed remove offer under show only offers page
  • Fixed change email bug on registration
  • Ailments work better now in live battle

  • Too many wrong passwords will now block the IP for 15 minutes
  • QuickTrade creating/editing will now show a confirmation box
  • QuickTrade creating/editing now automatically selects a checkbox when you make changes
  • Visual changes in Pokedex
  • Pokedex entries now shows a pokemon's default attacks

  • Removed all old sprites
  • Added 285 new sprites
  • Changed sprite selection page
  • Map arrows changed

  • Added a must not be a legendary condition to QuickTrades
  • Embedded forums in a few pages
  • Added a small image to indicate that the username link on top-right can be click to show a dropdown. Many were unable to find the logout button
  • The chat link on the right is now a list of links to the chat,forum and wiki

  • Search fixed on most pages
  • A QuickTrade bug fixed (One that allowed people to set both level and exp)
  • Scam detection in messaging improved

  • Deleted some users who hadn't logged in in more than 1 year
  • Added QuickTrade [see https://www.delugerpg.com/intro/quicktrade | https://www.delugerpg.com/quicktrade]
  • You can now select multiple pokes for trade or to remove from trade [see bottom of your trade page for the links]
  • Live battle improved. Many bugs fixed. Report if you find more
  • Poliwag evolution bug fixed.
  • Pokemon selection can now be skipped in computer, gym and trainer battles
  • Trade search improved. (if you are seeing weird text on the page, it is because nobody with that poke has logged in yet)
  • Chances of special pokes (shiny,dark,ghostly etc) increased.
  • Sorting fixed on some pages
  • Broken search links in trades fixed

  • You can now see other users on the maps

  • Login with Google/Yahoo fixed

  • You can now log in using your Google, Yahoo or Facebook accounts
  • Change team page fixed
  • Items can now be sold at the pokemart

  • Deny All Offers button added to easily denying large number of trades

  • Paralysis now doesn't get cured automatically
  • A couple of computer trainer were being shown with the wrong teams, that is now fixed.
  • An annoying bug that caused the map to show the pokemon that previously appeared back to back also fixed
  • Pokedex search now works fine
  • Ducklett is back in the autocomplete
  • A bug that was hiding the incorrect username or password error is now fixed.
  • Pokemon shown when offering for trade are now sortable
  • Pokemon are also sortable by their Dex number. some pokemon might appear at the end because of the way they are arranged in our database (mostly pokemon that need to share a dex number)
  • A bug causing parts of messages and profile messages to turn into **********s is now fixed
  • A bug causing users who have linked their account with facebook to not be able to recover their password.
  • The game now automatically checks and fixes any problems with the data we have on which gyms you have beaten and which you haven't
  • The pokedex now also tells you if the particular poke is available via the Daily Raffle

  • UI changes
  • Reverting to old exp system

  • New Maps added
  • You will be able to enter buildings and caves. You will be able to go down hedges and waterfalls but not go up
  • 5th Gen Pokemon names changed to english

  • Domain names change to DelugeRPG.com for game, DelugeRPG.net for forum and DelugeRPG.info for the wiki

  • You can now compare your points and stats with people on your friends list
  • You can now view at edit your ignore list from the same place

  • You can now share profiles to Facebook
  • Gravatars are now supported. All you need to do is setup an account on Gravatar.com with the associated email and it will work on PokemonDeluge.

  • Isshu Pokemon and Gyms: The Isshu Pokemon and Gyms have been added. Like any other region, you will have to defeat the Isshu Gym Leaders and Elite Four to catch any of the Isshu Legendary Pokemon. Isshu is the region from Pokemon Black and White
  • Facebook Link: You can now link your PokemonDeluge account with your Facebook profile. This lets you log into PokemonDeluge automatically as long as you're logged into your facebook account. And yes, you can link multiple accounts.
  • Short URLs: This lets you share links to your account that are shorter and easier to remember. For example, one could link to the Admin's account with https://pkmn.vg/Admin/profile. Check the wiki for more Info
  • BBCode in Private and Profile Messages: [b](bold),[i](italic) and [u](underline) can be used within profile messages and private messages now. Also links to pages within PokemonDeluge.com are now clickable.
  • Pokemon Locations: The Pokemon locations have change quite a bit and the new locations are reflected in the PokeDex. (locations mentioned are more reliable that they were in previous versions)
  • Trainer Battle: After a lot of requests asking for Computer Trainers other than Gym Leaders and Elite Four, more than 100 Trainers have been added. These include trainers with low levelled pokemon and also stronger trainers with level 100 pokemon.
  • Better Pokemon Search: Pokemon search within your box and also Trade search are now faster and the bug that disallowed searching of pokemon with spaces in the names has been fixed.
  • Status Ailments in Battles Fixed: Pokemon can now (again) be poisoned, paralyzed, etc (Sorry for not fixing it till now)
  • Rearrange Attacks: Attacks of any pokemon can now be rearranged. Simply click on Change Attacks and then select Rearrange Attacks
  • When you try to evolve a pokemon, you are now shown whether you already have the evolved form of that pokemon or not.
  • New Attacks on Evolve: Attacks of the evolved form of a pokemon are now available for free when you evolve your pokemon. You will be allowed to choose which attacks you want to keep and which ones you want to be forgotten.
  • Ignore Users Feature: You will now be able to ignore annoying users on PokemonDeluge. Once ignored, that user cannot message you or offer on any of your pokemon

  • New type of pokemon added known as Mirage

  • Daily Raffle added. You can now win prizes by logging in daily!

  • Pokemon location now shown in their Pokedex pages

  • Website layout changed
  • Pokemon are now sortable by Exp and Level, and can be filtered by their type

  • Added an Electric/Grass map

  • Added Ice and Fire maps

  • Game Released. Many features planned for next month ;)