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Author Topic: Walkthrough for Shiny Celebi glitch (classical bad clone method)  (Read 453 times)

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Back in 2009, gia discovered how to use the bad clone glitch to obtain a Shiny Celebi in a three video walkthrough.

Since it's a little hard to follow I decided to put everything into 48 steps.

Sadly I don't know if it's possible to get a Shiny Celebi in an Egg because happiness (also used for egg cycles) is being used as a variable for Celebi and Rattata's egg cycle value isn't as high as hex:FB.

Notes: The Pokémon you put in front of Lab Rat shouldn't have any FF values in their data. So it's a good idea to clone many Pokémon first. I don't know if any of my Pokémon had this data when I did the initial test, so the steps below may be adjusted soon.

Step 1: Get bad clone ready and stabilized
Step 2: Catch Rattata ("Lab Rat" or nickname you choose for Celebi) in Friend Ball
Step 3: Put it to sleep
Step 4: Catch any Pokémon preferably in a Friend Ball for it to have 200 happiness and max out its happiness, call it "wall"
Step 5: Catch a Growlithe and give it Polkadot Bow, call it "donor". (These are for the DVs 3A, AA; which enable Shininess)
Step 6: Feed Lab Rat 28 vitamins (happiness =255)
Step 7: Give Lab Rat Heal Powder (happiness =245)
Step 8: Give Lab Rat 3 more vitamins (happiness =251)

Step 1: Party: Bad clone, donor, wall, victim, lab rat, victim
Step 2: Add Pokémon to top of party with move w/o mail ("GOLD")
Step 3: Party: GOLD, victim, lab rat, donor, wall, bad clone, victim
Step 4: Deposit x3, with donor as last mon deposited
(S1*) Step 5: Full Heal on lab rat
Step 6: Party: Wall, lab rat, bad clone, ("bad clone")/victim
Step 7: Three Pokémon to the top with move w/o mail (corrupted name, two mon, wall, lab rat, cancel)
Step 8: Select lab rat and move with wall with move w/o mail (don't select wall) so that lab rat above wall
Step 9: With lab rat in front (Poké 4), deposit two times again.
Step 10: Full Heal on lab rat
Step 11: Deposit top Pokémon (get lab rat, wall)
Step 12: Use move PkMn w/o mail to swap lab rat with wall (line directly above cancel)
Step 13: Add three Pokémon to the top of the party using move w/o mail
Step 14: Swap lab rat one spot above wall
Step 15: Deposit top three Pokémon (so it goes like switch rat with wall, move 3 Pokémon in, switch rat and wall back, and deposit the three Pokémon); seven/eight sets
(S2*)Step 16: Move lab rat with wall (move w/o mail)
Step 17: Move 3 Pokémon in at top
Step 18: Move lab rat with wall
Step 19: Deposit top three Pokémon
Step 20: Move lab rat with wall (move w/o mail)
Step 21: Move 3 Pokémon in at top
Step 22: Move lab rat with wall
Step 23: Deposit top three Pokémon
Step 24: Move lab rat with wall
Step 25: Move 3 Pokémon in at top
Step 26: Move lab rat with wall
Step 27: Deposit top three Pokémon
Step 28: Move lab rat with wall (move w/o mail)
Step 29: Move 3 Pokémon in at top
Step 30: Move lab rat with wall
Step 31: Deposit top three Pokémon
Step 32: Move lab rat with wall
Step 33: Move 3 Pokémon in at top
Step 34: Move lab rat with wall
Step 35: Deposit top three Pokémon
Step 36: Move lab rat with wall
Step 37: Move 3 Pokémon in at top
(S3*) Step 38: Move lab rat with wall
Step 39: Deposit top three Pokémon
Step 40: Take Lab Rat into the Day Care and out and it will become Celebi

Note: If the game freezes when you try to view the party, you don't have to heal future Celebi's status but Celebi may appear at a higher level.

Edit: I uploaded a video.
« Last Edit: January 07, 2017, 02:34:57 pm by Torchickens »
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