If you know the IV generation method you can create "legit" hacks really easily.
It's really only necesary for legendary pokes like Azelf. --- Proud to be an Arceusist. Arceus > Jesus Copy and paste this if you're sick of religious signatures too.
#22Chronoman17Posted 11/29/2008 12:53:07 PM
Do they just check the pokemon? Or do they check the game to see if it had an external device used on it?
Now then, couldn't you just trade hacked pokemon to the game and no one would know (so as long as it looks legit)? --- What did you do to earn that BK loaded Steakhouse Burger? I don't know, I just ran Danger Mario through the Po100T. What!?! You just DM'ed the Pit?
#23perdia13Posted 11/29/2008 12:54:42 PM
they check the pokemon, i believe. dont think there's any way to check if an external device was used. --- I don't have a signature
#24kaonohiokalaPosted 11/29/2008 1:08:01 PM
Okay TC, the conversation you might of saw was most likely discussing the legality of the moveset. If a Pokemon has a moveset it cannot get without the means of hacking it is deemed "illegal" by competitive battling standards. --- PD Friend Code: 2363 2852 2947 SSBB Friend Code: 1332 9658 3860
#25bolandiiPosted 11/29/2008 1:33:37 PM
Definitely not. Its just POKEMON :P --- (Diamond) fc:2706 9173 0674 (BRAWL) fc: 1161-0782-2738
#26High DragoonPosted 11/29/2008 1:54:55 PM
They do not check the Pokemon. Some of the 2008 Showdown winners mentioned later that they themselves had used Pokesav to create their teams (Pokesav is actually a Japanese program).
The most "secure" method of checking a Pokemon's legallity is to use it on PBR's wifi. Thats the highest measure of security Nintendo can perform. PBR wifi will not accept a Pokemon if a Pokemon's Secret ID is 00000, has an illegal moveset, more than 31 IVs in a stat , more than 255 EVs in a stat or more than 510 EVs in total. The stupidest things can get by too, such as having a hatched Pokemon be contained in a duskball.
I wouldn't put hatched Pokemon in different balls in an actual tournament though. Too risky. Bottom line, if PBR can't tell the difference, no one can. Just don't use illegal movesets and only have hatched Pokemon in regular Pokeballs. --- http://www.geocities.co.jp/Playtown-Dice/2537/photo/dragoon_rush.jpg ---- http://elfurl.com/pmd2u Pokemon: 1461 2737 8788 | SSBB: http://elfurl.com/azfhu
#27perdia13Posted 11/29/2008 2:15:39 PM
PBR wifi will not accept a Pokemon if a Pokemon's Secret ID is 00000
really? 00000 is a possible SID too, way to leave out every 65537th player, gamefreak. --- I don't have a signature
#283shigen2Posted 11/29/2008 3:20:20 PM
What does PBR stand for? --- <-Linkinetics-> 500 topics: 1
#29perdia13Posted 11/29/2008 3:26:36 PM
Pokemon Battle Revolution. You know, that horrible Wii game. --- I don't have a signature
#303shigen2Posted 11/29/2008 3:29:43 PM
Oh... Damn. That's far too expensive and useless. --- <-Linkinetics-> 500 topics: 1