I couldn't open up the shop anyway if they knew I was powersaving things, so I wouldn't jeopardize that. As it was, to be safe I asked a mod if cloning was considered hacked, since it isn't I'm in the clear.
I kinda have mixed feelings about that. The Dream ball Aegislash is a definite no, but I'm not too sure how I'd feel about technically ok pokemon that are not caught or bred. Either way I don't know how to do it so I'm not worried.
more like temperamental. Sometimes it goes really quick, other times it takes days. They put up patches (i had to get rid of them for my games) that made it impossible in XY but I'm not sure if ORAS is the same.