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Talk:Ten question marks

Why ?????????? Exists?

It seems as though ?????????? was created in case someone managed to access the DATA for a Pokedex entry for an unknown Pokemon. This would explain why ?????????? has full Pokedex data as well as a TYPE ("UNKNOWN POKEMON"), and it would also explain why ?????????? uses the Pokedex sprite used for a Pokemon one hasn't seen.

What I mean is, when you select a Pokemon, you can view the four types of information about it. When you try to select an entry whose Pokemon hasn't been seen (shows up in the list as "----------", the sprite shown on the side is ??????????'s sprite), it won't let you view these four info pages... But what if someone managed to glitch into the info pages for one of these entries? I think ?????????? was added to prevent this from being a major glitch.

DavidJCobb 20:39, 21 March 2007 (UTC)

If you could manage to glitch the game into showing the unknown data, then it'd be very helpful as proof. I don't see why what you say wouldn't be the case, but until there's much proof, it's really just speculation. --TTEchidna 22:37, 21 March 2007 (UTC)
Ok, let's see here, well the sprite for ?????????? is the same as the sprite for the Pokédex for a Pokémon that hasn't been seen yet, and also the dex number of ????????? is 000, which in this case whould be right before Bulbasaur. Now if you tried to do this in earlier games, the game would only freeze because there's no sprite for a Pokémon that hasn't been seen. So probably the game is trying to show a Pokémon that doesn't exist with a Pokédex sprite that isn't used for any other Pokémon. Pgj1997 13:08, 6 June 2011 (UTC)

Can somone delete ??????????, please?

So I can move this article to that. Missingno. Master wants YOU! Join the Order of the Glitch! (my talk page) 12:59, 28 July 2009 (UTC)

Can this be done legitimately?

Just wondering, is it possible to sned out this glitch while messing around with the Pomeg glitch? OwnageMuch 04:30, 15 February 2010 (UTC)

Try it. TTEchidna 20:32, 19 February 2010 (UTC)
I would, but I don't know how it would be done if you could. Someone said they could, but not how. OwnageMuch 22:12, 19 February 2010 (UTC)

Generation IV sections

It does not exist in any of the Generation IV games, if Pal Parked it will appear as either a Generation IV Pokémon/glitch Pokémon with the equivalent index number. Why don't we remove those sections? --Chickasaurus 21:10, 13 April 2010 (UTC)


In regards to Generation III... according to Emerald's Pokédex entry, there is a footprint... so... ht14 03:49, 6 May 2010 (UTC)

Why does this need Pokedex Entries?

You can't Pal Park it, as it would appear as another Pokemon. This is like saying that Missingno. needs Pokedex entries for generations 2 through 4. --Shadowater 21:20, 5 June 2010 (UTC)

It's just a problem with the template. There should be a specific glitch one, but there isn't. There is a similar problem with the game locations.--SnorlaxMonster 03:10, 6 June 2010 (UTC)

Page title

This may have been brought up before, but why is this page called Ten question marks instead of ?????????? ? Just curious, really. たかはり 07:29, 11 August 2010 (UTC)

User:TTEchidna/NewMOS#Article_titles. I would also prefer it were located at ??????????, but it's a technical problem. --SnorlaxMonster 09:01, 11 August 2010 (UTC)


I don't know if this has been discussed before, but can we have a template that makes this: ??????????? Or is it unneeded? →ΑΧΧΟΝΝfire 21:34, 25 August 2010 (UTC)

I think that would be reasonable. As long as one is made for ????? as well. --SnorlaxMonster 08:24, 26 August 2010 (UTC)
Should it be made at ??????????, or 10, or 10?? Or something else? →ΑΧΧΟΝΝfire 00:15, 27 August 2010 (UTC)
Sound like a very good idea, I would say ?10 / ?5 would be easy. OwnageMuch 04:39, 27 August 2010 (UTC)
Or we could make it at ? with
[[{{#switch: {{{1}}}|5=Five|10=Ten|Ten}} question marks|{{#switch: {{{1}}}|5=?????|10=??????????|??????????}}]]
ΑΧΧΟΝΝfire 19:27, 28 August 2010 (UTC)
I'm going to go and make it. We don't need admin permission to create link templates. --SnorlaxMonster 08:23, 29 August 2010 (UTC)

Gen V

Why doesn't it say it can be found in Black & White? Because it can. - unsigned comment from Pgj1997 (talkcontribs)

It's not called the same - in fact it's totally diferent. OwnageMuch 04:24, 13 May 2011 (UTC)
If it's not that, then what is it? Pgj1997 16:18, 15 May 2011 (UTC)
It's named with a series of dashes. The sprite does look kinda similar though if that's where you're coming from. OwnageMuch 07:27, 16 May 2011 (UTC)
Yeah, that's what I mean. Pgj1997 17:07, 22 May 2011 (UTC)

Something this article should mention

You also encounter a ?????????? if you enter a battle before you have any Pokemon yet. It should be mentioned. Pokemoninfo 18:56, 2 August 2011 (UTC)

what is this i don't even

How do you know ANYTHING about Ten question marks? When I caught it, it dissapeared! - unsigned comment from Pokemoninfo (talkcontribs)

How did you catch it? With a cheating device? I've heard that there are problems with encountering it in the wild, so you'll need to do it legitimately. --SnorlaxMonster 03:19, 6 August 2011 (UTC)

Other games than Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, FireRed, LeafGreen

The article says that one should trade this "Pokémon" to gen IV/V to obtain it there. But how will it look like in those games? Teddi'Ampha 16:17, 10 March 2012 (UTC)


Has anyone tried to use a ten?marks in a Contest? And if you can, did it behave normally or did it act Weird? Be specific, like if it crashed before the end of it --Nightshade likes PIE (talk) 17:06, 17 July 2012 (UTC)

Colosseum/XD behavior

If someone was to trade ?????????? to one of the console games, how would it behave?

Missingno909 14:45, 17 September 2013 (UTC)

Other information

  • I think that since this Pokemon can be part of a party, someone should list all the in-game effects it has if used (Pokeblocks, contests, Hall of Fame, trade, daycare, Pokemon Box, migration, etc.). --Kid Sonic (talk) 15:12, 1 January 2014 (UTC)

Why does this have a Pokédex entry?

I found it really odd that this had a Pokédex entry, when virtually no other glitch Pokémon does. Does anyone know why Game Freak would put that in there? --CzarTyrant (talk) 03:10, 1 May 2016 (UTC)

It's all just dummy data for a Pokemon with index 0. Index 0 is a common enough fail case, and it just lets it fail safely. Tiddlywinks (talk) 03:40, 1 May 2016 (UTC)

Min/Max stats?

What are (?)'s min/max stats at level 100? EthanLac (talk) 16:23, 23 June 2016 (UTC)

?????????? without cheating devices?

Is it possible to use arbitrary code execution to reprogram a Gen I or Gen II game so that if a Gen III game is connected to it, a section of data that can be easily manipulated (such as items and their quantities in the Bag or PC) is read as pokemon data, so that ??????????s can be obtained? Aaay (talk) 10:37, 24 September 2016 (UTC)

You can't connect any of the Generation I or II games to a Generation III game. --Abcboy (talk) 14:07, 24 September 2016 (UTC)

Glitzer Popping

Someone keeps changing my edit putting glitzer popping in the locations to cheating. It IS obtainable by glitzer popping so is that an invalid location? I need a explanation ZeMonGrabber (talk) 20:57, 30 May 2017 (UTC)

Signatures go at the end of your post, please.
As I said in my edit summary, the page makes it clear there are more ways of obtaining it than just Glitzer Popping. Pumpkinking0192 (talk) 21:07, 30 May 2017 (UTC)

Pre National dex method to obtain

I have removed the section relating to catching a Pokemon in its native area before getting the national dex as a method to obtain Decamark, as through testing of both going to areas such as the Safari Zone Extension and Navel rock, and also just cheating in random Pokemon that aren't in the Hoenn dex to areas they shouldn't be, I have concluded that this method does not work to obtain Decamarks, and results in the correct Pokemon still being obtained. This was tested in Emerald and Ruby both from new save files.

Crobatfan11 (talk) 15:51, 17 June 2019 (UTC)

Missing types

I caught two using different IDs, one is Effect type, and the other is Blank/Flying type, and I can't find information about it. - unsigned comment from LE EL a (talkcontribs)

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