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Transfer-only moves
 
There are some things I would like your opinion about. First, I'm already considering event exclusive moves that are also exclusive to an earlier generation to be "transfer-only moves", but if an earlier gen move (event of not) is not exclusive only because the destionation gen has that move as event exclusive, I think it should still be considered a transfer-only move. Second, I'm not really sure on how to treat the difference between special moves and event moves, since some special moves are more event-like or one-of-a-kind, like dream world moves, while others are fairly common, such as island scan moves. There are also event moves that cannot be transferred, such as those exclusive to Spiky-eared Pichu and Cosplay Pikachu, so they may need to be listed beforehand. [[User:Suic12-|Suic]] ([[User talk:Suic12-|talk]]) 19:16, 6 July 2019 (UTC)
:Nice.
:I'd still recommend abcboy.
:Your first consideration is reasonable (although when you talked about "transfer-''only''" moves that was initially a bit misleading to me I guess). I guess I agree, it should be done that way (if only for a very complicated and niche reason, i.e. because not doing it would come with the drawback of implying that a moveset with the not-included move and another past-only move was not "legal", when in fact it could be).
:I can't differentiate between what Bulbapedia considers special vs. event moves either, my guess is it's probably inconsistent (without having thoroughly analyzed). If I differentiated, I'd probably do it with "Can I get it with {{tt|brand-new copies|and Pokewalkers}} (or would I need to have done/received something in the past{{tt|*|or use an active online service that might be shut down in the future, if such exists}})?", and then explain that in the footer (something like "could only be obtained in past generations through time-limited events")?
:Yeah, moves that cannot be transfered should not be listed. (That certainly includes the whole bunch of Generation II moves for Generation I, and probably even some HM moves). [[User:Nescientist|Nescientist]] ([[User talk:Nescientist|talk]]) 17:37, 7 July 2019 (UTC)
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