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Author Topic: Why KADABRA evolves during trades also holding the Everstone?  (Read 215 times)

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Hi, I'm curious to see why. In the pokémon structure seems that there aren't difference with Machoke, Graveler and Haunter. But is the only one of the 4 that evolves also if holds the stone. Why this glitch?

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Re: Why KADABRA evolves during trades also holding the Everstone?
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2020, 02:35:24 pm »
It's odd isn't it. I don't know why, either. If it's not related to Kadabra's data, the glitch may be in the effect of the Everstone itself, so it may be worth checking in one of the disassemblies. Perhaps there is the check for Kadabra's trade evolution but the game never runs the code properly.
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Re: Why KADABRA evolves during trades also holding the Everstone?
« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2020, 04:50:56 am »
Gen 4 introduced both this bug and a bunch of item-reliant trade evolutions (Magmarizer, Dubious Disc, Reaper Cloth, Protector, Electirizer). Maybe Alakazam's evolution was supposed to be item-reliant as well at some point but then they scrapped that and basically programmed it to disregard the item it's holding entirely? I feel like that points to Kadabra's evolution mechanic being different from the others somehow.
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