It was. Funny thing, I didn't actually fight or know about him until years later when my friend let me borrow his crystal version so that I could get him passed Snorlax. You see I never actually beat my original gold version because I didn't know where waterfall was.
Ridley: *Adjusts monocole* Why, I've become civilized, my dear Samantha! Anyway, come, sit, have some tea. -Master_Warlord7 Same Time Posts: 8
I wonder if Gamefreak will do something like that for Pokemon X/Y. They do have the chance to do so, with the worldwide release it would be really hard to be spoiled on something like that. (There are always leaks of course.)