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I recently got a victini but it says it's #000 in the pokedex. Why?

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This is explained in the games, I will see if I can find the exact quote.
P.S. in future please don't mark stupid answers as Best Answer.

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That's the way Game Freak made it.
Probably to make Victini seem more like a mysterious, unknown Pokemon.

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lol answered while I was typing, I'm getting faster too, darn cake distracted meXD
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>Because Victini was given out on launch day (both in Japan AND America) and was available early. If he turned out to be #153, it would give away that there are at least 152 other Unova Pokemon early. By making him #0, they keep the total number more of a mystery (at least to those who didn't read up on the leaks online.)

This is not my own idea: I found it on a forum here

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