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Aura Reader

124 bytes removed, 21:07, 10 July 2011
Speculation.
 
The Aura Reader does not play any role in [[snagging]] itself, but it plays a critical role beforehand. In a [[Pokémon battle]], when the opponent sends out a {{OBP|Pokémon|species}}, the Aura Reader springs to life and identifies whether or not it has the dark aura of a [[Shadow Pokémon]]. In [[Pokémon Colosseum]], there is no Aura Reader because [[Rui]] can see the auras and identify the Shadow Pokémon on sight. Once the Shadow Pokémon is identified by the Aura Reader, it can be safely snagged without setting off the Snag Machine's Alarm system.
 
It is visually similar to {{wp|Dragon Ball Z}}'s [[wp:Scouter (Dragon Ball)|scouters]] and may have been inspired by them.
 
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