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Old May 17th, 2012 (6:31 PM).
Cordelia Cordelia is offline
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Originally Posted by PokéSwimmer View Post
Well, I'd be essentially "tricking" the game into thinking I am the original trainer. I've always assumed that the game only checks the ID/SID combo since there is only about a 1 in 4 billion chance that they will be the same from game to game. This article on Bulbapedia (which I found while looking up the above statistic ) also supports that notion. I know it works in games within a generation, but I want to know if it works on migrated Pokémon as well.

Why not?
It might pass them, it'd be interesting to see what happened. It's like RNGing your IDs to match an events... as far as I know, only the TID needs to match to be able to rename.