Question: How Do You Tell If A Pokemon Is Hacked?

How can you tell if a Pokemon is hacked?

The only 100% way to know a pokemon is hacked is if it has a move, ability or pokeball that is impossible to obtain in game (also shiny if it’s shiny locked like the Tapus).

How do I know if my shiny Pokemon is hacked?


  • You can’t tell straight off, but there are suspicious things : Check the Stats of a Pokemon.
  • For one, check where it was caught and check if it matches the place where it’s usually found. For example, if a gyrados was found in iron island you know it’s a hack.
  • You can evolved shiny magicarp to red gyarados.

What happens if you have a hacked Pokemon?

Absolutely nothing. The hacked Pokemon themselves cannot do a thing to your game files. It’s the methods through which you obtained them from that do. If you personally coded those Pokemon into your game file, there’s a good chance that it could corrupt your game file; delete information or just straight up crash it.

Are hacked Pokemon dangerous?

No hacked Pokemon can do anything to your game, unless the Pokemon itself has missing or invalid data. It shouldn’t matter what the stats, moves or ability of it is as long as the Pokemon in question at least HAS them and they aren’t set to something utterly ridiculous that could crash the game engine.

Can you get banned for having hacked Pokemon?

There’s no “legal but not legitimaly obtained” since a true legal hacked pokemon is exactly the same as a breed one. So the answer is: no, you can’t get banned if your pokemon are legal. A common mistake that people make is using illegal balls, you can get rid of this headache by using normal pokeballs for all pokemon.

Is Genning Pokemon illegal?

Powersaves is basically a device that can edit your entire game, Pokemon included. Genning can do that too, and IIRC generating Pokemon is also illegal.

How do I know if my wonder trade is hacked?

Look at the OT and ID. If the OT is from another trainer besides the one you are trading with, be wary. Additionally, if the ID is an odd number such as 00000, then it’s pretty safe to assume that Pokemon’s hacked. Shiny Pokemon with perfect IV’s can often be hacked.

Can you trade hacked Pokemon in sword and shield?

A hacked Pokemon is making trouble through Pokemon Sword and Shield’s Surprise Trade feature. Unfortunate players who receive the cursed Pokemon experience game crashes and disabled online features. There’s a bug in Sword/Shield that can crash your game if you receive a maliciously crafted Pokémon via Surprise Trade.

User Info: Kurutto. I downloaded a Pokémon creator app (Creatorpi) out of curiosity, where you customize a Pokémon, send it to the Sun and Moon GTS, and pick it up with your handheld. The Pokémon is said to be legal and usable in all online activities.