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* [http://projectpokemon.org/forums/ Project Pokémon] changed the forum name to Project Digimon.
 
* [http://projectpokemon.org/forums/ Project Pokémon] changed the forum name to Project Digimon.
 
* [http://pkmncast.com/ PKMNcast.com] normally features a Pokémon of the Week every Monday. Instead, April 1st featured an article about Cardfight!! Vanguard.
 
* [http://pkmncast.com/ PKMNcast.com] normally features a Pokémon of the Week every Monday. Instead, April 1st featured an article about Cardfight!! Vanguard.
* [[Smogon]] and [http://www.pokemonshowdown.com/ Pokémon Showdown!] changed all the sprites to [http://play.pokemonshowdown.com/sprites/afd/ various fan-drawn sprites].
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* [[Smogon]] and [http://www.pokemonshowdown.com/ Pokémon Showdown!] changed all the sprites on Pokémon Showdown to [http://play.pokemonshowdown.com/sprites/afd/ various fan-drawn sprites].
   
 
===Others===
 
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April 1, 2013 was an April Fools' Day that fell on a Monday. In the Pokémon fandom, some websites pulled hoaxes on gullible fans.

Hoaxes

Fansites

Bulbagarden

Other fan sites

  • Psypoke featured a Slowpoke crawling across the bottom of the site and forums with the message "HAPPY NEW YEAR!" on April 2, 2013 after not running a prank on April 1.
  • PokéCommunity made all of their user's posts have a random Pokémon for their Avatar, Username and the Custom User Title to that of the random Pokémon. The Pokémon would change upon every time the page is refreshed, and the Pokemon may become a Shiny Pokémon, signified by a sparkling effect on the Username and the Avatar will show a Pokémon's shiny sprite. Also, the Fifth Generation Gaming Moderator 'Forever' claimed that she would be leaving the site, but was later revealed to be a prank.
  • Pokémon Database changed the header to use "Disapprovalmon", turned all images upside-down, and changed to font to Comic Sans MS.
  • Project Pokémon changed the forum name to Project Digimon.
  • PKMNcast.com normally features a Pokémon of the Week every Monday. Instead, April 1st featured an article about Cardfight!! Vanguard.
  • Smogon and Pokémon Showdown! changed all the sprites on Pokémon Showdown to various fan-drawn sprites.

Others

  • Pokémon posted on the official Facebook fanpage news that revealed several colleges would be offering courses in Pokémon mastery.

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