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Hack-Check Thread (Read the OP for simple hack-checking)

Discussion in '6th Gen Wi-Fi Center' started by ellie, Mar 17, 2011.

  1. Ryuken

    Ryuken Steel User

    Don't always take that for granted, even if it is a low chance it is still possible to find 5-6 IV Legends, with an extreme amount of luck / patience.
    I fave found 2 5IV Legends by SR in OR so far, so it is possible.
     
  2. Naemeria

    Naemeria Pokémon Breeder

    That's why I said "almost always". Sure, it is possible but the chances are very low. If you have the patience to SR your legendary, you won't just give it away on WT, even if it's cloned.
     
  3. ZiR

    ZiR Beginner Collector

    This! ^

    Also, is highly unlikely that you would ever get a shiny pokemon with 6IVs in 6th gen like Regirock, it is much safer assume the pokemon is edited.
     
  4. cannibaleyes

    cannibaleyes Holier Than Thou

    I give away flawless cloned things on WT/GTS all the time. Just saying.
    That being said, the Regirock in question is most likely hacked (or at least it's safer to assume that it is).
     
  5. CharlieDoryRose

    CharlieDoryRose Dragon Freak

    This is my first time posting in this thread so please be patient if I sound like I don't know much about hacked Pokemon.

    My mum was doing some wonder trading last night and she got a shiny Jirachi. I've given it a look over and it doesn't look like a clone of the event, it's a hack. I am wondering if it's a good hack, and is therefore safe. I don't want using this Jirachi to damage my mums save data in any way.

    Nickname: Aimee Marie
    OT: D-Pad Doc
    Exp points: 1,250,000
    Ability: Serene Grace
    Nature: Timid
    HP: 341
    Att: 212
    Def: 236
    SpAtt: 299
    Dp Def: 237
    Speed: 328
    ID No: 24434
    Date Met: 8/7/2014
    Where: PC Tohoku
    Level Met: 10
    Note: Apparently a fateful encounter
    Characteristic: Likes to thrash about

    Like I said, I know this isn't a clone because of the name being in English instead of Japanese and it doesn't have the event ribbon. But is this a dangerous kind of hack that was done poorly, or is it safe to use? Please excuse my lack of knowledge on these things.
     
  6. dewey911p

    dewey911p primus inter pares

    It's clearly hacked, but hacks can't damage your game, so if you want to hold onto it just because you like Shiny Jirachi, there's no problem with that. Just don't trade it around the forums and you should be fine.
     
  7. FlameWolf

    FlameWolf New Member

    Pokemon Species: Shaymin
    Nickname: Shaymin
    OT: TRU
    OT Gender: None
    IDno:02089
    Shiny?: No
    EV's: (if known) UT (From Looking at Super Training)
    IV's: (if known) no clue
    Nature: Careful
    Characteristic: Likes to thrash about
    Ability: Natural Cure
    Moves: Seed Flare, Aromatherapy, Substitute, Energy Ball
    Level Caught at: Unknown
    Current Level: 50
    HP: 161
    Attack: 113
    Defense: 107
    Sp. Atk.: 100
    Sp. Def.: 116
    Speed: 109
    Location Caught: Sinnoh
    Egg?: No
    Pokeball Caught In: Cherish Ball
    Any other notes?: Has Classic Ribbon, Successful transform with Gracidea

    Just making sure it's legit and thank you for the help in advance!
     
  8. Archsage

    Archsage Shiny Hunting!

    That looks like the Toys R' Us Shaymin given out in Gen 4, the Ribbon, Ball, OT, and ID No all match the Event Database and my own Shaymin from the event. Does it have a fateful encounter tag? Checking the IVs either with an online calculator or with the IV Checker in Kiloude City/Battle Resort would be a big help to determine if it's legal. So far, though, it appears fine.
     
  9. Ghost94

    Ghost94 Collector

    Pokemon Species:Landorus
    Nickname:
    OT:Cactus
    OT Gender:?
    IDno:52501
    Shiny?:Yes
    EV's: 252Attack, 252Speed, 6Hp
    IV's:31/31/31/31/31/31
    Nature:Jolly
    Characteristic:Alert to sounds
    Ability:Sheer Force
    Moves:Outrage, Hammer Arm, Earthquake, Stone Edge
    Level Caught at:?
    Current Level:100
    Stats:320/389/216/221/196/309
    Location Caught:Unova Region
    Egg?:No
    Pokeball Caught In:pokeball
    Any other notes?:This is the first time I ever had a Pokemon that was "untrade-able." I don't remember how I got it(maybe in the GTS?), but I cannot trade it through wifi or the GTS and it does not get traded when depositing it into the GTS either. I thought maybe it had something to do with the fact that it has its hidden ability.. I'm not sure what the problem is, anyone have any ideas?
     
  10. Miss Alexis

    Miss Alexis Event Collector :)

    This is definitely a hack, the perfect ivs are RNGable through dream radar, but shiny at the same time seems way to good to be true, which it is, considering that you cannot trade it.

    Sometimes the game catches hacks itself and will not allow you to trade your pokemon (same thing with battling if the game recognizes a pokemon as a hack) Also when receiving an event Pokemon through online sources and filing can somehow corrupt the Pokemon and make it un-tradeable as well.
     
  11. devilmonkey

    devilmonkey ROWROWFightDaPOWAH

    Pokemon Species: Giratina
    Nickname: none
    OT: SciresM
    OT Gender: (red=female, blue=male) Neither? White
    IDno: 31337
    Shiny?: Yar
    EV's: Normal - Max. Sp.A + (Att > Sp)
    IV's: Flawless
    Nature: Rash
    Characteristic: Alert to Sounds
    Ability: Pressure
    Moves: Draco Meteor / Toxic / Shadow Ball / Shadow Sneak (All max PP)
    Level Caught at: lvl50
    Current Level: lvl100
    Stats: 441 / 281 / 276 / 328 / 248 / 235
    Location Caught: Soaring in the Sky
    Egg?: Breakfast?
    Pokeball Caught In: Luxury Ball
    Any other notes?: Also has max appeal with all ribbons to match, + a Hoenn Champion ribbon.

    I got this guy off the GTS. You know those people who put up Legends for, like, a lvl100 Bidoof? Well I caught one. I'm PRETTY sure it's hacked, as I saw at least two more of these guys Pop up with the same person trading around. I can trade it, however, and it goes on Pokebank just fine.

    Pokemon Species: Palkia
    Nickname: none
    OT: Picnic Table (kidding. It's Japanese)
    OT Gender: (red=female, blue=male) Neither? White
    IDno: 41534
    Shiny?: Yussssss
    EV's: UT
    IV's: Flawless
    Nature: Hardy
    Characteristic: Takes plenty of SIESTAS
    Ability: Pressure
    Moves: Ancient Power / Water Pulse / Dragon Claw / Spacial Rend
    Current Level: 47
    Stats: No
    Location Caught: "Traveled across time and space from Sinnoh"
    Egg?: And bacon?
    Pokeball Caught In: Pokeball
    Any other notes?: Got this guy off GTS back in the ol' Diamond days. Always figured it was hacked somehow, but never officially checked. Trades just fine, goes in/out of Pokebank just fine too.
     
  12. Everlasting

    Everlasting Everything stays.

    Pokemon Species: Groudon
    Nickname: グラードン (it kept the name 'Groudon' from its original language, japanese)
    OT: エンキドウ (apparently it's pronounced 'enkidou'; I used the japanese alphabet to type it down)
    OT Gender: White
    IDno: 56124
    Shiny?: Yes
    EV's: None
    IV's: 2/10-11/30/19/5/26-27
    Nature: Impish
    Characteristic: Sturdy body
    Ability: Drought
    Moves: Fire Blast/Rest/Fissure/Solar Beam
    Level Caught at: Doesn't mention, most likely 70.
    Current Level: 70
    Stats: 221/222/244/142/134/149
    Location Caught: Doesn't mention; says "Seems to have traveled across both space and time to reach you from the Hoenn region."
    Egg?: No
    Pokeball Caught In: Premier Ball
    Any other notes?: It was sent to me as I put a normal, uninteresting Kyogre on the GTS. I described my Kyogre under "For Pokedex!" and I received ithis in exchange. I found it suspicious, but from the looks of it, it seems normal... Best case scenario, I would say this shiny Groudon was legitimately caught at Terra Cave in an Emerald copy. I just want to make sure it's not 'dangerous'.
     
    Last edited: Mar 2, 2015
  13. Ghost94

    Ghost94 Collector

    Ok, thank you for the input. I'll just have to let it collect dust then. =p
    The funny thing about it is the fact I was originally able to trade for it. I then had it sitting in PokeBank so maybe a maintenance update(to Pokemon Bank) had something to do with it.
     
  14. dewey911p

    dewey911p primus inter pares

    Both are hacked. hex-flawless Hardy isn't an actual spread in gen 4 for Palkia and the odds of getting a hexflawless shiny legendary with the rigth nature in gen 6, while better than previous gererations, is still very low. Compare that low rate with the high rate of getting a hack from the GTS and you can pretty safely assume it's hacked.

    No. As bad as Nintendo's online service is, I have never heard of Nintendo corrupting a file on their server. what most likely happened was an update to the hack-checking feature now spots that Landorus as a hack (which it is) whereas before they didn't catch it.

    Again, it's probably just due to an updated, and improved hack checker now being able to spot the hack.
     
  15. FlameWolf

    FlameWolf New Member

    Thank you for your input! And it definitely has the fateful encounter tag. IVs are 2, 3 / 16 / 4, 5 / 14, 15 / 2, 3 / 8, 9. Checked with both Serebii's and Marriland's IV Calulator.
     
  16. Archsage

    Archsage Shiny Hunting!

    While it's impossible to be certain it's legitimate if you didn't obtain it yourself, it's definitely legal. There's nothing wrong with it according to the information given, so probably not hacked. Enjoy your Shaymin!
     
    Last edited: Mar 3, 2015
  17. Imponderabls

    Imponderabls Trainer/Spy

    Pokemon Species: Lucario
    Nickname: none
    OT: Kaylee
    OT Gender: White
    IDno: 03039
    Shiny?: Yes
    EV's: unknown
    IV's: unknown
    Nature: Jolly
    Characteristic: Somewhat vain
    Ability: Justified
    Moves: Reversal/Aura Sphere/Force Palm/Bullet Punch
    Level Caught at: Hatched from Egg
    Current Level: 42
    Stats: 124/112/78/103/78/103
    Location Caught: Hatched on Route 117
    Egg?: Yes
    Pokeball Caught In: Quick Ball
    Any other notes?: I received this in a random Wonder Trade, which immediately aroused my suspicions. It also has the Hoenn Champion ribbon, though, which leads me to suspect that someone may have EV trained it, then went through the League for levels. If it had the wrong IV spread, then a Wonder Trade is not impossible, though unlikely. The fact that it was supposedly hatched on 2/4/14 also bothers me, though this could just be the system's clock set wrong. Can anyone solve this for me?
     
  18. ho-oh tajra

    ho-oh tajra Brazilian Trainer

    Yeah the date is funny, since ORAS wasn't available back at that time, but aside of that everything looks fine, moves, ball, etcetera.
     
  19. justPeachy

    justPeachy Shaymin Collector

    Somehow my in game trades from Pearl ended up having a JPN tag. I know they are not hacks because I got them myself, but I'm just wondering if anyone knows what could have happened? The pokemons in question are Hilary's Abra, "Kazza" and Mindy's Haunter, "Gapsar". I never looked at them carefully from the cross gen transfers. When I was about to trade them to another in game collector, he asked me about tags, which prompted me to double check. That's when I noticed their JPN tag. Is this normal or a glitch? I knew Meister's Magikarp "Foppa" has a GER tag but not these two. If anyone can help or can enlighten me on what happened, please share. Thanks.

    Edit: These were obtained after encountering Meister and getting the upgraded pokedex that has multiple languages.
     
    Last edited: Mar 4, 2015
  20. Imponderabls

    Imponderabls Trainer/Spy

    Thanks. I was pretty lucky on Wonder Trade that day, getting a shiny Lapras soon after. I will enjoy having my (most likely) not hacked Pokemon!
     

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