Pokesav is so old news, Pokegen is all the rage now, and in a less extent there are RNG abusers.
Both are ways of cheating, Pokesav/Pokegen produce LEGAL Pokemon, while RNG abuse produces LEGIT Pokemon.
Pokesav/Pokegen gives you instant ready for battle Lv 100, fully EV'ed custom made Pokemon without the hassle of breeding + training.
RNG abuse takes more time and a degree of trial and error regarding IV's, Nature and Ability, and, if you need Egg moves on the final result, you still need the right parents. When you hatch the Pokemon you wanted, you receive it al Lv. 1, so proper EV Training and power level is a must, which all of that is how the game is intended to be played.
I use both methods, I RNG when I'm bored of Hacking, and I hack when Timer0 (RNG related) laughs at me. --- 3DS FC Ares 3738 0446 1787 <> Black FC Ares 0389 8392 9652 Dream World Collection: http://tinyurl.com/3qz7odk
There's really no sure way to tell if a Pokemon was hacked on Random WiFi because the benefits are next to miniscule compared to a well bred Pokemon in most cases.
Except for Hidden Power, which is pretty rare to see. Earlier this month I went on WiFi with my in-game team and got into 10 battles, and I ran into only 1 Hidden Power that looked suspiciously strong and offered great coverage (Therian Thunderus with Hidden Power Ice) the rest were just plain weak or there were better options.
But 31 IVs (or 31's and 0 Speed) across the board compared to an average of with 1-2 31's in the right stats and an average of 15 in other stats? Yeah, not really going to affect the outcome of a battle significantly.
I suppose Shiny-ness can raise a few flags if the entire team is shiny. But eh. No special advantage in battle, don't care. --- Playing: Project Cross Zone Waiting for: SRW OG the 2nd
Really it depends on the pokemon. If a Max IV 252 Attack Adamant pokemon has a chance of OHKOing another pokemon 60% of the time, then 5-10 less points in Attack isn't going to have any real impact.
On the otherhand if its chance of a OHKO is 95%, then those missed stats could really make a difference... or not. How would you ever know if it was the stats or the RNG that screwed you over?
Speed is the only important stat. Many calculations on who strikes first and EV builds take into account max speed, so it's by far the most important stat. Speed and your most important attack/defence stat should be focused on when breeding. Anything else is... well a bonus, but it's not so vital that you should feel that you need to breed for days on end for that one perfect pokemon. --- This is more intense than that time I forgot how to DO A BARREL ROLL! Then I remembered to press Z or R twice.
Pokegen all the way. There are a ton of different pokemon, sets, and teams I want to try out and I just don't have the time or the patience to breed for every last one of them. --- My swagger brings all the scrubs to the yard.
I enjoy breeding my own pokes for battle. It's not hard to get 3-4 perfect stats which is all you really need. Yesterday my rage powder amoongus was the 360th poke I've trained. --- I'm calling you an elitist, but I'm just gonna go ahead and leave a snooty remark as I go. I am wutz good SS FC: 4598 9525 2106 Black 0991 3491 6739