Pokemon Go Dev Removes Legendary Pokemon from Trainer Accounts Following Articuno Appearance

Niantic says the legendary Pokemon "got into a few accounts when they shouldn't have."

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masterfox1433d ago (Edited 1433d ago )

See another reason why online only games sucks!, Devs can remove your Pokemons for no reason :D

Agent_00_Revan1433d ago

Wow, that's bullshit! I'd be pissed! Preventing it from happening again would be the proper response, but taking it from people that already have it, even if it was a mistake, is pretty low. It's not like it was that strong anyway. It was only like 1500cp.

GrimmyReaper1433d ago

and it's not like they can level it up either. Well, maybe once buy thats not gonna do much

CorndogBurglar1432d ago (Edited 1432d ago )

Its hard to say who is at fault here. Its not like the Articuno showed up and this person caught it fair and square.

This person claims that the devs gave it to them because of an issue with the game that they called about.

Of course the dev says that didn't happen and that people have been messing with the code to make pokemon appear.

Sounds like BS from the devs, but no one can really be sure. It wouldn't be the first time players have cheated a video game. It also wouldn't be the first time a dev lied...

extermin8or1432d ago

I mean if they give it to them, surely they will have the email saying so?

CorndogBurglar1432d ago


Would they have an email though? How do we know the devs didn't just add it to their pokemon inventory after a phone conversation? No email needed.

They can clearly remove pokemon from people's accounts, so one would have to assume they would also be able to add pokemon to people's accounts.

Goldby1432d ago

"oh god this guy called again about issues with battery life... just give him a legendary to shut him up"

2 days later with boss. "You did what!?"

NohansenBoy1432d ago

Good thing I don't care much for this fad game.

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