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Pseudorandom number generation in Pokémon

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In the Pokémon fandom, RNG abuse is slightly controversial. Proponents note that RNG abuse does not require a third-party device and that RNG abused Pokémon can be obtained through normal gameplay. In addition, RNG abused Pokémon have been used at the [[Pokémon_Organized_Play_(TCG)#Video_Game_Championships|Video Game Championships]], an official tournament. However, some players believe that RNG abuse is cheating, as the action of picking a Pokémon's characteristics is similar to using a program like Pokésav.
 
==SeeExternal alsoLinks==
* {{wp|Pseudorandom number generator}}
* [http://www.smogon.com/ingame/rng/emerald_rng_intro Smogon's explanation and guide on Pokémon Emerald RNG Abuse]
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