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I was wondering if this Zapdos is hacked:

Language: ENG
Species: Zapdos
OT: Buddy
ID No.: 54641
IVs: 4 IV
EVs (optional): 252 HP , 4 Atk, 252 Spe
Ability: Static
Pokemon's name: Zapdos
Gender: None
Level: 100
Pokeball: Pokeball
Shiny?: Yes
Pentagon?: No
Gameboy?: Yes
Moves: Thunderbolt, Volt Switch, Ancient Power, Hidden Power (Ice)
Nature: Timid
Region of origin: The Kanto Region (In the good old days)
Characteristic: Mischievous
Ribbons: None
 

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I was wondering if this Zapdos is hacked:

Language: ENG
Species: Zapdos
OT: Buddy
ID No.: 54641
IVs: 4 IV
EVs (optional): 252 HP , 4 Atk, 252 Spe
Ability: Static
Pokemon's name: Zapdos
Gender: None
Level: 100
Pokeball: Pokeball
Shiny?: Yes
Pentagon?: No
Gameboy?: Yes
Moves: Thunderbolt, Volt Switch, Ancient Power, Hidden Power (Ice)
Nature: Timid
Region of origin: The Kanto Region (In the good old days)
Characteristic: Mischievous
Ribbons: None
I don't see anything that explicitly means it's hacked, Shiny Zapdos from gen 1 is technically legal, however with it being Hidden Power Ice, it's much more likely that it's hacked, especially if the IVs are something like 31/even/30/31/31/31 (which is what I suspect them to be). But if it was obtained by someone really trustworthy or whoever obtained it has really solid proof, it could be legitimate. If it's from a shady person or you got it from Wondertrade or GTS or such though, it's far more safe to write it off as a hack.
 
I don't have a good feeling about this one but still, could it be legitimate ?

Language: ENG
Species: Terrakion
OT: Johenry
ID No.: 26009
IVs: 6 IV
EVs (optional): 252 atk , 4 Sp.Def, 252 Spe
Ability: Justified
Pokemon's name: Terrakion
Gender: None
Level: 100
Pokeball: Pokeball
Shiny?: Yes
Pentagon?: No
Moves: Close Combat, Stealth Rocks, Swords Dance, Rock Polish
Nature: Jolly
Region of origin: Unova
Characteristic: Likes tothrash about
Ribbons: Premier Ribbon
 
I was wondering if this Zapdos is hacked:

Language: ENG
Species: Zapdos
OT: Buddy
ID No.: 54641
IVs: 4 IV
EVs (optional): 252 HP , 4 Atk, 252 Spe
Ability: Static
Pokemon's name: Zapdos
Gender: None
Level: 100
Pokeball: Pokeball
Shiny?: Yes
Pentagon?: No
Gameboy?: Yes
Moves: Thunderbolt, Volt Switch, Ancient Power, Hidden Power (Ice)
Nature: Timid
Region of origin: The Kanto Region (In the good old days)
Characteristic: Mischievous
Ribbons: None
It's strongly unlikely that this Pokemon is legitimate. Virtual Console Pokemon when transferred only have a guaranteed 3 31 IVs. Furthermore, when generated in the Virtual Console, they have to have a 10 DV in Atk/Speed/Special, and one of a handful of DVs for Def. When they have all the corresponding DVs, they can be transferred to be shiny. Not only did this individual successfully SR or use the 8F Glitch (which to be fair, is still a bit sketchy though still legal), but they also were able to get RNG to give them another 31 IV and HP Ice. Unless you can get VC Proof of this Pokemon, I wouldn't trade it here.
I don't have a good feeling about this one but still, could it be legitimate ?

Language: ENG
Species: Terrakion
OT: Johenry
ID No.: 26009
IVs: 6 IV
EVs (optional): 252 atk , 4 Sp.Def, 252 Spe
Ability: Justified
Pokemon's name: Terrakion
Gender: None
Level: 100
Pokeball: Pokeball
Shiny?: Yes
Pentagon?: No
Moves: Close Combat, Stealth Rocks, Swords Dance, Rock Polish
Nature: Jolly
Region of origin: Unova
Characteristic: Likes tothrash about
Ribbons: Premier Ribbon
Terrakion has not been released in any events that make it so that it could have the Premier Ribbon. Even if it was released in any event, it would probably be in a Cherish Ball and would more than likely have the Classic Ribbon, as that is the ribbon most event Pokemon have. This is a very much a hacked Pokemon.
 
Language: ENG
Species: Lunala
OT: There are no characters in this field, which is why I'm posting here.
ID No.: 980721
IVs: All 31
EVs (optional): Full SpAtk, a few in Def and SpDef, almost 252 in HP
Name: Lunala
Level: 100, met at "Apparently Lv. 55"
Pokeball: Master
Pentagon/Cross: Cross
Moves: Psyshock, Moonblast and Moongeist maxed, Focus Blast at 5
Nature: Modest
Region of origin: Alola, Altar of the Moone
Characteristic: Somewhat Vain
Ribbons: Alola Champ, Battle Royal Master, Battle Tree Great, Battle Tree Master
Arrived from Wonder Trade.

So this gal is obviously hacked, unless the Battle Royal and Battle Tree have been patched to allow fun pokemon, but the blank OT creeps me out. Can it mess with the save file?
 
Language: ENG
Species: Lunala
OT: There are no characters in this field, which is why I'm posting here.
ID No.: 980721
IVs: All 31
EVs (optional): Full SpAtk, a few in Def and SpDef, almost 252 in HP
Name: Lunala
Level: 100, met at "Apparently Lv. 55"
Pokeball: Master
Pentagon/Cross: Cross
Moves: Psyshock, Moonblast and Moongeist maxed, Focus Blast at 5
Nature: Modest
Region of origin: Alola, Altar of the Moone
Characteristic: Somewhat Vain
Ribbons: Alola Champ, Battle Royal Master, Battle Tree Great, Battle Tree Master
Arrived from Wonder Trade.

So this gal is obviously hacked, unless the Battle Royal and Battle Tree have been patched to allow fun pokemon, but the blank OT creeps me out. Can it mess with the save file?
Pretty blatant hack. As far as I know, it won't screw with your save file. You can wonder trade it out, if you want.
 
I just wanted to add on a few more OTs that shows hacked Pokemon:
* AuSLove.TV or AuSLove.TV E (very bad hacks such as shiny Victinis)
* TomBrownYT
* KAMINO
* RoC (seen a lot of times)

There could be more. These are either Youtubers or twitch users that use Wonder Trade and Link Trade to distribute Hacked Pokemons on Festival Plaza.
I have encountered Shiny DBHA Lugia with OT AuSLove.TV and someone has encountered a Shiny Victini with that OT. Regarding TomBrownYT, he is a Youtuber, and he distributes hacks.

I have been going on Festival Plaza looking out for hacked OTs nowadays. Hopes that this information helps. :)

EDIT: Added a few more. :)
I wanted to add on to my list of hacked OTs.

* Tapuplay.tv
* PKSM and PKHex (Self-explanatory)
* POKE FLEXII (Gen 6 Shiny Landorus with less than 3 perfect IVs)

Possible hacked OTs:
* Ka Ninja
* Ray
* PokeNursery
* Charlotte
* Arafath

Pokemons with nicknames that prove it is hacked:
* tiny.cc/mkl (Marshadow and tons of Shiny Aipom with that nickname)

I am still going around looking for bad hacks.
I have compiled an album for reference. :)
http://imgur.com/a/50zGI

NOTE: Most of the images don't have summaries because they cancelled the trade before I can take a picture. :(
 
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I don't plan to do anything more than battles/trades with friends, and you can never guarantee if a Pokemon is hacked or not, but I received a Milotic in a trade and I'm wondering if it's legal at the least.
It's a Shiny Milotic nicknamed Milo.
Gender ♂
6 IV
Ability is Competitive
Item is leftovers
Stats:
HP - 394/394
Attack - 140
Sp. Attack - 299
Def - 194
Sp. Def - 314
Speed - 199
(It is max level, and it appears to be EV trained in Sp. Atk and HP)
Only ribbon is the Alola Champion one from beating the game.
It says it was met apparently at lvl 1, so I'm assuming it was bred.

Moves - Ice beam, Hydro Pump, Recover, Scald

The only thing questionable about it is the fact it's a 6 IV shiny. You can never know for sure if a Pokemon is hacked or not unless it is yours, but is it legal at the very least?

I definitely don't want to release it, but if anything about it is illegal/impossible I won't use it outside single player mode. Thank you.
 
I don't plan to do anything more than battles/trades with friends, and you can never guarantee if a Pokemon is hacked or not, but I received a Milotic in a trade and I'm wondering if it's legal at the least.
It's a Shiny Milotic nicknamed Milo.
Gender ♂
6 IV
Ability is Competitive
Item is leftovers
Stats:
HP - 394/394
Attack - 140
Sp. Attack - 299
Def - 194
Sp. Def - 314
Speed - 199
(It is max level, and it appears to be EV trained in Sp. Atk and HP)
Only ribbon is the Alola Champion one from beating the game.
It says it was met apparently at lvl 1, so I'm assuming it was bred.

Moves - Ice beam, Hydro Pump, Recover, Scald

The only thing questionable about it is the fact it's a 6 IV shiny. You can never know for sure if a Pokemon is hacked or not unless it is yours, but is it legal at the very least?

I definitely don't want to release it, but if anything about it is illegal/impossible I won't use it outside single player mode. Thank you.
Looks to be legal. As long as the ball isn't something like Safari or Cherish you could probably use it with no qualms.

Where did you get it, and what's the OT?
 
Looks to be legal. As long as the ball isn't something like Safari or Cherish you could probably use it with no qualms.

Where did you get it, and what's the OT?
The ball looks like a dive ball I think (it's sky blue with white on top), and I suppose that makes sense given it's a water type.
I got it in a trade in Pokemon Sun, the OT is Sensy.
I'm glad it's legal, though. I'll be able to use it for at least uses against friends and such. My bad though, I apologize for forgetting these details.
 
I would like to report Teddiursa and Aipom are missing from the list of Safari Ball Pokemon when they can be found on the Emerald Safari Zone. Magnemite, Beldum, Solrock, Lunatone, Voltorb, and Bronzor are also available to be bred using the Gen 7 mechanics, albeit not with HA
 
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I would like to report Teddiursa and Aipom are missing from the list of Safari Ball Pokemon when they can be found on the Emerald Safari Zone. Magnemite, Beldum, Solrock, Lunatone, Voltorb, and Bronzor are also available to be bred using the Gen 7 mechanics, albeit not with HA
Added Teddiursa as Aipom was already there and the others are covered in TM's sheet. Thanks!
 
Hello! It's been a while since Wonder Trade. Here are a couple of Pokemon obtained through Wonder Trade that I think are suspicious:

Language: ENG
Species: Cyndaquil
OT: Rocky
ID No.: 14887
IVs: HP: Best / Attack: Best / Defense: Best / Sp.Atk: Best / Sp.Def: Best / Speed: Best
Ability: Flash Fire
Pokemon's name: Cyndaquil
Gender: Male
Level: 1
Pokeball: Poke Ball
Shiny?: No
Pentagon/Cross?: Pentagon
Moves: Tackle / Leer
Nature: Naughty
Region of origin: Kalos
Characteristic: Mischievous
Ribbons: None
Other comments: Seems to have traveled across both space and time to reach from the Kalos region. Plus it has all stamps.

Language: CHS
Species: Magikarp
OT: J i n x
ID No.: 336509
IVs: HP: Best / Attack: Best / Defense: Best / Sp.Atk: Pretty good / Sp.Def: Best / Speed: Best
Ability: Swift Swim
Pokemon's name: Japanese-like name
Gender: Male
Level: 1
Pokeball: Beast Ball
Shiny?: No
Pentagon/Cross?: Cross
Moves: Splash
Nature: Hasty
Region of origin: Alola
Characteristic: Capable of taking hits
Ribbons: None
Other comments: None

Can you please check if these Pokemon are hacked or not? Thanks.
 
Hello! It's been a while since Wonder Trade. Here are a couple of Pokemon obtained through Wonder Trade that I think are suspicious:

Language: ENG
Species: Cyndaquil
OT: Rocky
ID No.: 14887
IVs: HP: Best / Attack: Best / Defense: Best / Sp.Atk: Best / Sp.Def: Best / Speed: Best
Ability: Flash Fire
Pokemon's name: Cyndaquil
Gender: Male
Level: 1
Pokeball: Poke Ball
Shiny?: No
Pentagon/Cross?: Pentagon
Moves: Tackle / Leer
Nature: Naughty
Region of origin: Kalos
Characteristic: Mischievous
Ribbons: None
Other comments: Seems to have traveled across both space and time to reach from the Kalos region. Plus it has all stamps.

Language: CHS
Species: Magikarp
OT: J i n x
ID No.: 336509
IVs: HP: Best / Attack: Best / Defense: Best / Sp.Atk: Pretty good / Sp.Def: Best / Speed: Best
Ability: Swift Swim
Pokemon's name: Japanese-like name
Gender: Male
Level: 1
Pokeball: Beast Ball
Shiny?: No
Pentagon/Cross?: Cross
Moves: Splash
Nature: Hasty
Region of origin: Alola
Characteristic: Capable of taking hits
Ribbons: None
Other comments: None

Can you please check if these Pokemon are hacked or not? Thanks.
There isn't anything particularly screaming out 'HACK' in either of those two Pokemon; however, since they were obtained through Wonder Trade I wouldn't be so sure about it. They seem fine otherwise, so it's up to you I guess