Oh yes, clones have been allowed for ages, although I wouldn't bring it up if they were. From what I've heard and experianced, you'll only be disqualified if you Pokemon is obviously illegal (stuff like having Pokemon with egg moves in non-default Pokeballs, screwy capture locations, or 511+ EVs).
Okay, thanks. I like going to the VGC tournaments, and since I'm not sure that some of the Pokemon that people trade me are legit, I'm required to use PokeCheck. I'm afraid of the VGC checkers flagging a Pokemon that I thought was legit.
1) I'm not talking about unreleased items, or even hacked released items; that's cheating. Some people trade me clones, though, so I wanted to make sure that those are allowed.
2) Got it, thanks. =)
3) See #2. =)
Sorry for such a late response. I wouldn't go around asking others for infornation on Nintendo's hack checks as it's fairly underhanded. That said, I think I can help with a few of your questions.
1) It would depend on what your AR code is doing. For example, hacking an unreleased item on to one of the Pokemon you're using would definitely net you a disqualification.
2) No. Pokecheck's hack check is far more in depth.
3) Not that I'm aware of, no.
Wow. Thank you.
To what extent do the Nintendo Pokemon Video Game Championship hack checkers detect to, anyway? For example...
1) Can it detect an AR clone?
2) Can it detect hacks that PokeCheck can't?
3) Are their hack checkers better than PokeCheck?