Pokemon Viral Cheats?

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  1. Sweaty_Moobs
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    My friend and I were having a Pokemon battle the other day. I was playing on my retail version of SoulSilver and he was playing his back-up copy of Pearl on his R4. After getting my butt kicked by a suspicious amount of level 100 Pokemon, I asked him if he was using cheats (999 rare candies, easy leveling up, etc.). Of course, the answer came back "yes". I quickly shut off my DS before saving, as I had hoped not to get an unfair loss on my record. After some deliberation, however, I started to wonder if there was any way his cheats could have made it into my game. I'm personally against cheating, so the thought of me playing the game unfairly was enough for me to stop playing Pokemon for a while.

    So my questions are: Is there anyway that his cheats could have made their way into my single-player game? Will I have an unfair advantage when playing online?

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    Sorry if these questions sound odd, but I have OCD.
     


  2. Danny600kill

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    No there is no chance his cheats could of affected your game unless you traded something with him but all that would do is make the item not legit in a way but you still have no real advantage
     
  3. _Chaz_

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    I don't think so.

    As for your friend, anyone willing to use hacks in a battle with another person (and in a friendly match too, ughh) deserves to recieve a fist in the mouth.
     
  4. Zidane24

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    Not in any way possible...you would have to physically use an AR or a flashcarts cheats on your game itself...

    If you traded a pokemon with him...thats a different story
     
  5. Sweaty_Moobs
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    IF I were to eventually trade Pokemon with him, would any cheats associated with that Pokemon carry into my game? Ugghhh, I sound like a weirdo.
     
  6. basher11

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    if he hacked his pkm, for instance 999 stats, and traded you it, the pkm will have the 999 stats but it wont effect anything in your game.

    unless you use an action replay.

    duh.
     
  7. Sweaty_Moobs
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    I appreciate all of the responses, but I have another question. IF I were to trade one of my honest Pokemon for one of his cheat-filled, level 100 Pokemon, would that effect the rest of my game, or would it mean that I just had an unfairly-earned Pokemon?
     
  8. Sweaty_Moobs
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    Thanks, and duh, indeed.
     
  9. ChaosTheorySD

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    No. Only that one Pokemon would be non-legitimate. Just release it and it will be like it never happened.
     
  10. basher11

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    the only thing you're gonna get is a hacked pkm. you can just release it if it's bothering you so much.
     
  11. Range-TE

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    i get cheating in games, but on pokemon , that aint fun D:
     
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    IF?
    You sound like you REALLY want to.
     
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    1)OPs a gay
    2)No, there is no way that his 'cheats' can get into 'your game', that's just ridiculous.

    The only way you'd have anything non-legit from him is if he traded stuff.
     
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    It's almost like this is a clever scheme to get people to think of people who don't "cheat" as ignorant.
     
  15. Poryhack

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    Yes, you will have an unfair advantage because the cheats on your friends game will travel across the radio waves to your game and silently raise the EVs on your pokemon to impossible levels. The Pokemon police will catch you for sure; the only option is to delete your save file.

    On the other hand your sub-sub-par thinking skills will probably make up for any advantage you get.
     
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    Thanks for all the replies and making me hate GBAtemp!
    By the way, thanks for helping me realize I'm gay. I've been living a lie all of these years, apparently.
     
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    I read this thread and had to wonder why, at a certain point, the hate started to flow.

    Then I remembered internet haters are a bunch of fucking pussies that usually won't attack unless they can be sure it's not just them doing it, in order to avoid being singled out, because they lack any sort of defense because their hatred is irrational.
     
  18. Sweaty_Moobs
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    If I had the intelligence required to read, I would've been heart by your amazingly sarcastic tone (a clear sign of intelligence [​IMG] ). Unfortunately, I only have one skill (and a weak one at that) -- name-calling. So, you, my friend, are a big poo-poo head.
     
  19. Rydian

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    Just to be fair and hopefully set a precedent, I'm going to "single out" all of them, starting with the normal one that simply made an uneeded remark that others saw as opening a gate.

    Learn to recognize that not everybody is you, not everybody has the same knowledge as you. The root word of "ignorance" is not "ignore". Ignorance means "unknowing". For example, you are ignorant of what color boxers I'm wearing, and that's perfectly okay.


    The flow of hate stops now before it builds any bigger, or I will be getting a moderator.
     
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    You single-handily restored my faith in this site. Thank you.