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Why has mew been given the move attract even though it won't work?

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asked May 5, 2013 by abhe

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The gimic of mew when it was released was it could learn EVERY TM/HM. This has continued, and attract is a TM. This quirk is touched upon in several pokedex entries:
Silver: Its DNA is said to contain the genetic codes of all Pokémon, so it can use all kinds of techniques
Crystal: Because it can learn any move, some people began research to see if it is the ancestor of all Pokémon
Fire Red: A POKéMON of South America that was thought to have been extinct. It is very intelligent and learns any move.

answered May 5, 2013 by hyper beam
selected May 5, 2013 by Mewderator