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Service Status History

DateTimePing Time DateTimePing Time
27.Jul.2014
00:354.4 ms. 
27.Jul.2014
02:534 ms.
27.Jul.2014
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27.Jul.2014
07:053.93 ms.
27.Jul.2014
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27.Jul.2014
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27.Jul.2014
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27.Jul.2014
19:323.99 ms. 
27.Jul.2014
21:524.09 ms. 

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TOP COMMENTS ▼
▼ LAST 30 DAYS ...
Jacob Wells · 29 June 2014 - 21:37
United States · Time Warner Cable · Chrome 35.0 on Windows

Pokemonshowdown.com's chat will not load for me

▼ LAST 6 MONTHS ...
Damarr Byrd · 2 May 2014 - 22:22
United States · Comcast Cable

Yeah I can't get into Showdown is it my Computer

John Cheeze · 2 May 2014 - 04:31
United Kingdom · BT

I have the downloaded version and got logged off. Now it no longer recognises my name. Is this a normal problem or something I've done wrong?

Hugh Hughy · 30 April 2014 - 16:56
United States · Georgia Institute of Technology

I can't connect at all

Katt Santos · 30 April 2014 - 14:27
United States · Consolidated Telcom

Cant connect. Teams, battles and chat rooms are not loading. :(

Chris Reed · 30 April 2014 - 13:44
United States · Verizon FiOS

Its down i checked on multiple computers from one was from a completly different server

Chris Jarvis · 30 April 2014 - 12:10
United States · Time Warner Cable

It seems I can't get on. I tried a different computer and it still doesn't seem to work. Probably is just down right now!

Phub Dorji · 30 April 2014 - 09:37
Bhutan · DrukNet, Bhutan Telecom

It seems down right now

Jukka Kirviniemi · 24 April 2014 - 21:43
Mexico · Uninet de C.V.

i can use pokemon showdown, but the problem is: the page appear "in half"
all the tabs are there but all it is in a little area and its pretty annoying

Andy Le · 19 April 2014 - 16:42
United States · AT&T U-verse

No chats or matches are loading.

Kegan Prusansky · 1 March 2014 - 18:22
United States · CenturyLink

I can not connect!!!

Brian Huynh · 1 March 2014 - 16:49
United States · Verizon FiOS

cant connect

Rachel Agon · 26 February 2014 - 13:04
United States · Portland Public Schools

is it down?

▼ MORE THAN 6 MONTHS AGO ...
David Bilbo · 20 January 2014 - 01:04
United States · Comcast Cable

Says either the server is not working correctly, or I am banned. How could I be banned?

Brad Bell · 19 December 2013 - 08:40
United Kingdom · Virgin Media

Why can i not log into showdown?

Dallas Foster · 18 December 2013 - 20:36
United States · AT&T U-verse

DDOSing is stupid -.- why attack a free service when theres not even any info you can gather off of it at most theyll get a list of IP's that are banned from the server and a whitelist of usernames.

Alejandro Lopez Zamora · 18 December 2013 - 13:31
Costa Rica · Amnet Cable Costa Rica

right now it is having a dos attack, so we┬┤ll have to wait till they fix everything

Tyler Strong · 17 December 2013 - 17:46
United States · Comcast Cable

Showdown is down for me, has been all day. Showing -40000 players and 82 active battles since about 4 pm today..? and won't accept any name I choose to put in to attempt to sign in.

Trenton Buble Berry · 17 December 2013 - 14:54
United States · Verizon Internet Services

ahh poop i just fixed my team D:

Sergio Diaz · 16 December 2013 - 06:11
United States · Comcast Cable

Opens but everything is disconnected and everyone shows as offline. WOnt let me enter my name even though it should be saved.

Paul Hori · 17 November 2013 - 12:24
United States · Comcast Cable

when will it be back up

Hubert Hartan · 15 November 2013 - 06:10
Indonesia · PT Telkom Indonesia

is it down right now?

Vyuiheojdbgvund Vybufinojmehvb · 12 November 2013 - 10:31
United Kingdom · Sky Broadband

It's down for me today or I must be banned for sweeping with talonflame

Ciaran Beatty · 12 November 2013 - 09:00
United Kingdom · BT

Still down for me :(

Gregory Yuan · 11 November 2013 - 20:51
United States · Ygnition Networks

still down for me, anyone else? :/

Gayermo Grylls · 11 November 2013 - 18:55
United States · Verizon FiOS

"Couldn't connect to server!"

Kegan Prusansky · 11 November 2013 - 18:47
United States · CenturyLink

it is not working :(

Mia Kim · 11 November 2013 - 16:24
United States · Comcast Cable

Down for me right now OTL

Rebekah Lee Johnson · 10 November 2013 - 21:02
United States · CenturyLink

gen6 updating and such is going to take a heavy toll on the server for awhile. be patient, you guys. it'll only get better.

Dominic Trifiletti · 10 November 2013 - 14:43
United States · Verizon FiOS

its down for further gen 6th updates and the lot

Noah Seay · 10 November 2013 - 14:30
United States · Suddenlink Communications

yep down

Cameron Powell · 7 November 2013 - 12:27
United States · Verizon Internet Services

Its down and this is the only time during the day I can access it. What the hell.

Antony Robert Reynolds · 7 November 2013 - 10:54
United Kingdom · BT

possibly banned but the game server sucks as it is down most of the time I play really gets annoying

Will Houghland · 5 November 2013 - 14:19
United States · Cox Communications

I can't sign in(as in put my username) and the chat rooms don't show up. Anyone know how to fix this?

Antony Robert Reynolds · 2 November 2013 - 10:28
United Kingdom · BT

rarely works and has been down for 2h at least for me!

Alicia Sam · 2 November 2013 - 07:04
United States · Comcast Cable

keeps on saying could not connect to server

Kendall Walls · 28 October 2013 - 20:03
United States · AT&T U-verse

yeah i don't think its working...

Hugh Hughy · 28 October 2013 - 19:24
United States · Georgia Institute of Technology

It says i cant connect to the server as well right now. been like that for a few hours

Kristian Girdner · 28 October 2013 - 18:29
United States · Cox Communications

says i cant connect to server

Brandon Davis · 29 September 2013 - 21:55
United States · Wildblue Communications

Down right now. :(

Christopher W Carey · 26 July 2013 - 20:05
United States · AT&T Internet Services

just not showing up for me

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