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Unfortunately they are hacked, yes.
The games prevent legit mythical Pokémon like Celebi from being wondertraded around.
There are ways of circumventing this, but, yes, it involves manipulating the Pokémon, resulting in hacks.

You can keep them if you want.
Just make sure that you don't trade them in this community here.
But, since you're already here, maybe you can trade for a legit Celebi here in the future? :psyglad:
 
Unfortunately they are hacked, yes.
The games prevent legit mythical Pokémon like Celebi from being wondertraded around.
There are ways of circumventing this, but, yes, it involves manipulating the Pokémon, resulting in hacks.

You can keep them if you want.
Just make sure that you don't trade them in this community here.
But, since you're already here, maybe you can trade for a legit Celebi here in the future? :psyglad:
I actually have one from the Jungle Tours in Japan from a long time ago. This one is a legit copy. I have a way of checking to make sure they're real: Check the OT, the ID No., and if they have the correct ribbons. Checking on Serebii or Bulbapedia is always a good idea and should be suggested.
 
I actually have one from the Jungle Tours in Japan from a long time ago. This one is a legit copy. I have a way of checking to make sure they're real: Check the OT, the ID No., and if they have the correct ribbons. Checking on Serebii or Bulbapedia is always a good idea and should be suggested.
A word of warning, just because the OT, ID number, and ribbon match the event distribution does not mean that it is legitimate, since anyone but the most lazy hackers are easily able to replicate those. What's most important is knowing and trusting the person you're receiving the Pokémon from, as 99% of valuable-looking stuff on Wonder Trade and the GTS is hacked. The first post of this thread has some excellent tips for helping you discern whether something is an obvious hack or not (and goes far more in depth than Serebii or Bulbapedia), but at the end of the day your best defense against competent hackers is being cautious with who you choose to trade with.
 
A word of warning, just because the OT, ID number, and ribbon match the event distribution does not mean that it is legitimate, since anyone but the most lazy hackers are easily able to replicate those. What's most important is knowing and trusting the person you're receiving the Pokémon from, as 99% of valuable-looking stuff on Wonder Trade and the GTS is hacked. The first post of this thread has some excellent tips for helping you discern whether something is an obvious hack or not (and goes far more in depth than Serebii or Bulbapedia), but at the end of the day your best defense against competent hackers is being cautious with who you choose to trade with.
I had recieved it from a Japanese Pokemon FireRed a while ago. I never got it through wonder trade. I didn't start using the wonder trade or GTS until a couple of days ago. I transferred mine up to my White 2. It hasn't been touched. This is the Jungle (Mitsurin) Celebi from the 2006 Jungle Tours. The Mitsurin Celebi never had a ribbon.
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I was wondering if this Pokemon is hacked.

Language: English
Species: Hoopa
OT: Manesh
ID No.: 08195
IVs: 31/31/31/31/31/31
EVs (optional): Sp. Atk: 250; Sp. Def: 8; Speed: 252
Ability: Magician
Pokemon's name: Hoopa
Gender: Genderless
Level: 100
Pokeball: Cherish Ball
Shiny?: No
Pentagon/Cross? (if yes, specify): Pentagon
Moves: Shadow Ball/Psyshock/Focus Blast/Hyperspace Hole
Nature: Timid
Region of origin: Hoenn
Characteristic: Likes to thrash about
Ribbons: Alola Champion Ribbon; Classic Ribbon
Other comments (optional): I obtained it in a Link Trade on Pokemon Ultra Sun.

Thank you for taking your time to look over this Pokemon.
 
I was wondering if this Pokemon is hacked.

Language: English
Species: Hoopa
OT: Manesh
ID No.: 08195
IVs: 31/31/31/31/31/31
EVs (optional): Sp. Atk: 250; Sp. Def: 8; Speed: 252
Ability: Magician
Pokemon's name: Hoopa
Gender: Genderless
Level: 100
Pokeball: Cherish Ball
Shiny?: No
Pentagon/Cross? (if yes, specify): Pentagon
Moves: Shadow Ball/Psyshock/Focus Blast/Hyperspace Hole
Nature: Timid
Region of origin: Hoenn
Characteristic: Likes to thrash about
Ribbons: Alola Champion Ribbon; Classic Ribbon
Other comments (optional): I obtained it in a Link Trade on Pokemon Ultra Sun.

Thank you for taking your time to look over this Pokemon.
While nothing stands out as questionable, it's generally safe to assume anything perfect you get over WiFi is most likely hacked or edited - especially event/encounter-only Pokemon. If you got it from a reputable source that has evidence of them rng abusing it, then it might be more credible. However, generally this is not the case and should thus be suspect. Otherwise, this Hoopa looks to be from/modeled after one from a Singapore code distribution.
 
I dunno if this has already been addressed, but Kantonian Weezing can be encountered and caught in Gen 8 through the DLC’s Max Lair. The original post currently states that Kanto Weezing can’t be caught in SwSh at all.
 
Sort of related (and maybe I'm misreading), but can't the Galarian fossils pass down their ball with a 40% chance of non-HA?

Edit: TIL the dinos can't get freaky
 
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