It's Super Effective

It's Super Effective


It's Super Effective is a Pokémon podcast that covers the Pokémon anime, the Pokémon movies, the video games (such as Pokémon Sun & Pokémon Moon), competitive Pokémon battling, the Pokémon TCG, Pokémon GO and more! It's Super Effective is an award-winning podcast, and the #1 most downloaded Pokémon podcast on the web. is dedicated to not only bringing exclusive, creative Pokémon content on the internet. To top that off, ISE is dedicated to bringing you weekly laughs and the best coverage of EVERYTHING Pokémon. For more information, visit: #pokemon #pokemongo #pokemonxy #pokemonz #pokemonsun #pokemonmoon #pkmn


239 Pokémon Sun & Moon | Demo | Data Leaks  

No spoilers, we talk about the Sun & Moon demo. After the ending credits, we talk about the data leak that happened with Sun/Moon. We also cover episode 08 of Pokémon Generations, Pokémon GO, and talk about some news and... you know... other stuff.

238 Team Magma | Silvally | Pokémon GO  

Is Team Magma better than Team Rocket? We go over episode 04 and 07 of Pokémon Generations. We also calculate damage in Pokémon GO. Finally, we touch on all the new Sun & Moon Pokémon shown this past week including Silvally and Steenee and more. Enjoy!

237 Pokémon GO | Generations | Sun & Moon  

First impression of Dartrix, Torracat, and Brionne. We talk about the new Pokémon GO updates coming. SBJ, Travis, and Will also cover episodes 05 and 06 of Pokémon Generations. We talk about how the Keldeo movie is pretty bad too. Enjoy!

236 International Championships | Charizard | Yo-kai Watch  

New VCG and TCG information has been announced for the International Championships, 2017 Play! Pokémon season. We talk a little about Yo-kai Watch and the new XY—Evolutions expansion. We also tackle your e-mails. Enjoy!

235 Lycanroc | Japan | Monster Hunter [Featuring Gaijinhunter]  

Featuring Adam aka Gaijinhunter. We cover the 3rd episode of the Pokémon Generations shorts. SBJ sits down with Adam (Gaijinhunter) and talks about living in Japan, Pokémon GO, and how to get into Monster Hunter. Travis also delivers us a moveset for the victory Pokémon. Interview starts 1 hour 20 mins in.

234 UB-02 | Pokémon Generations | Werewolves  

Pokémon Generations talk is here! We go over the first two episodes of Generations. We also cover the news on UB-02 and Rockruff's evolution that was shown in CoroCoro. We also talk about lore and Slaking too.

233 UB-01 | Pokémon GO Update | Aether Foundation  

Type: Null and more new Pokémon were recently shown. We talk about the next big Pokémon GO update and the Pokémon GO Plus. With more new Pokémon Sun and Moon news, we go over the Aether Foundation and Team Skull storylines too.

232 PAX West | Live Show  

Live from PAX West 2016. SBJ talks about the new Pokémon and what their names are based off of and possibly what animals they are based off of too. This entire show was live in front of an audience and live on!

231 Alolan Rattata | Nintendo Direct | E-Mails  

We answer your e-mails about Pokémon GO, Pokémon Sun/Moon, and other Pokémon related things. With not a lot of news, this was recorded before the trip to PAX West. We debate over Alolan Rattata too. Enjoy!

230 Milwaukee + Pokémon GO Appraisals [Featuring Ophidian from CHIKARA]  

Featuring Ophidian from CHIKARA. We talk about Milwaukee County Parks wanting to remove Pokémon GO stops from all their parks. We talk about the new Appraisal feature added and we go over the falling Pokémon GO population. Worlds 2016 is over, so we talk about the top teams used. Finally, SBJ sits down with Ophidian to talk wrestling and playing video games on the road. Curious about CHIKARA? You can find more information here:

229 Pokémon GO Cheating + Worlds 2016 + Palossand  

New Pokémon such as Palossand, Crabrawler, and Stufful shown. We cover an article that soft bans a Pokémon GO player. We share our thoughts on how the 2016 Worlds was set up and conducted. Enjoy!

228 Alolan Riachu + Wishiwashi + Z-Rings  

Alolan Raichu, Alolan Exeggutor, Gumshoos, Lurantis, Wishiwashi, and more were talked about! We talk about Team Skull and Z-Rings. We talk about the new Pokémon GO update. We also talk about Pokémon Worlds coming up and our Pokémon Center experience at Gen Con!

Kickstarter Exclusive Episode  

The Kickstarter Episode, but for everyone now! Like any Kickstarter, we are two years late on this episode. SBJ, Travis, Will, and Micah debate the best Pokémon. All four of us bring 10 Pokémon each to the table. Then we break down that 40 into ISE's Top 10 Pokémon in the past 20 years. Enjoy!

227 Pokémon GO + Water + Gen Con [Featuring Marriland]  

Featuring Marriland! This was recorded before the updates to Pokémon GO and before the new Alola Pokémon were shown. We celebrate our 6th year of podcasting with a new look. We talk about Pokémon GO and Pokémon at Gen Con. We also chat with Marriland and bring back Healthy Living! Pre-order Our New Shirt:

226 Anxiety + Meditation + Comfey [Featuring Dan Ryckert from Giant Bomb]  

Featuring Dan Ryckert from Giant (interview starts at about 1:10:00)! Dan and SBJ talk about Pokémon GO, his book on anxiety, how meditation has helped him in life, and more! We also talk about Logan's experience with Pokémon GO, the 6 new Pokémon shown for Pokémon Sun/Moon, and the live action Pokémon movie being planned! Anxiety as an Ally:

225 Mimikkyu + Pokémon GO + Xavier Woods [Featuring Austin Creed from UpUpDownDown]  

Two new Pokémon shown, Darkrai coming to Pokken Tournament, and we talk a TON of Pokémon GO. On top of all that, SBJ sits down with WWE Superstar, Xavier Woods (Austin Creed), and we talk about his PHD, his gaming history, and his passion for creating content. This is a pretty long episode, so hopefully you enjoy!

Pokémon GO - Journal Report 05 | Eevee Evolutions & Egg Tips  

How to get the Eevee evolution you want, egg tips, Pokémon GO is now in more countries, and more! We take a walk down to Lake Park in Milwaukee and see over 400 people get together to watch Pokémon movies outside and play #PokemonGO.

Pokémon GO - Journal Report 04  

Does incense stack with a Lure Module? What is the fastest way to level up? Should I boost the CP of my Pokémon before or after I evolve it? I talk about all this and also meeting WWE Superstar, Xavier Woods, (Austin Creed) too.

224 Pokémon GO + Pokémon GO + More Pokémon GO  

Even with server issues, Pokémon GO is still something that has grabbed our attention for more. We talk basic news coming out leading into our back and forth thoughts on the first couple of days of Pokémon GO.

Pokémon GO - Journal Report 03  

Pokémon GO is delayed for newer countries. Servers are still having issues, so we go over some tips to prepare you to best use you time when you login and can finally play.

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