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It has been reported that on a few websites that, on the San Jose leg of the mall tour promoting the upcoming US release of Pokémon Black and White that a Lv.100 {{p|Spiritomb}} with the ability {{a|Wonder Guard}} is being distributed via Mystery Gift alongside the Event {{p|Celebi}}.
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A hacked {{p|Spiritomb}} is being distributed at the Oakridge Mall in San Jose at the BW Mall Tour. '''Fans are advised to release this Pokémon if received''' due to the nature of the event. The Spiritomb is a level 50 Shiny Pokémon with the ability {{a|Wonder Guard}} and the moves {{m|Shadow Force}}, {{m|Focus Punch}}, {{m|Softboiled}}, and {{m|Safeguard}}. The Pokémon is "caught" in a Cherish Ball, has Pokérus, and holds BlackGlasses. The hacked Spiritomb is being distributed alongside the fully legitimate {{p|Celebi}}.
   
As many Pokémon fans are aware, Wonder Guard is an ability that shields a Pokémon from any damage caused by moves that aren't super-effective. As Spiritomb is a dual Ghost/Dark-type Pokémon, it is therefore protected from receiving damage from any attacks (with the exception of {{m|Fire Fang}}, which is somehow able to circumvent Wonder Guard regardless).
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The hacked Wonder Card consists of a message saying "Pokémon International's Surprise!" and a grammatically-incorrect description of "SPIRITOMB might be hard to hit but really packs a wallop! Its as if this Pokémon has a Wonderful shield around it that Guards against most attacks! SPIRITOMB is legit!" NOTE: This Spiritomb is not legit; the Wonder Card line is the hacker's attempt at legitimizing the event.
 
While it may seem tempting to unsuspecting players, we wish to make people aware that this Spiritomb has been hacked, and is not authorised by any official sources. As a result, Spiritomb would not be allowed to enter any official tournaments and any player carrying one on their games (even without the intention of using it) could be disqualified before entering.
 
   
 
Just to clarify, this Spiritomb is '''NOT legitimate''', and any players who has downloaded one from the tour should release it immediately.
 
Just to clarify, this Spiritomb is '''NOT legitimate''', and any players who has downloaded one from the tour should release it immediately.

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A hacked Spiritomb is being distributed at the Oakridge Mall in San Jose at the BW Mall Tour. Fans are advised to release this Pokémon if received due to the nature of the event. The Spiritomb is a level 50 Shiny Pokémon with the ability Wonder Guard and the moves Shadow Force, Focus Punch, Softboiled, and Safeguard. The Pokémon is "caught" in a Cherish Ball, has Pokérus, and holds BlackGlasses. The hacked Spiritomb is being distributed alongside the fully legitimate Celebi.

The hacked Wonder Card consists of a message saying "Pokémon International's Surprise!" and a grammatically-incorrect description of "SPIRITOMB might be hard to hit but really packs a wallop! Its as if this Pokémon has a Wonderful shield around it that Guards against most attacks! SPIRITOMB is legit!" NOTE: This Spiritomb is not legit; the Wonder Card line is the hacker's attempt at legitimizing the event.

Just to clarify, this Spiritomb is NOT legitimate, and any players who has downloaded one from the tour should release it immediately.