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I really wanted a Giratina, so I deposited a Pokémon in the GTS and waited. Soon, I got one and was really happy. However, I thought that it might not be legit. Here is the info.

OT is Matt
ID No. is 04116
It is Lvl. 100
It is Shiny
It has the weird purple/pink face by the red star
Its moves are Aura Sphere, Dragon Pulse, Shadow Force, Earth Power
All the moves have max PP
It has the Ability Levitate
It is holding a Griseous Orb
It has a Timid Nature
It has 462 HP, 285 ATK, 253 DEF, 285 SP. ATK, 251 SP. DEF, and 262 SPD
It says "Seems to have traveled across both space and time to reach you from the Sinnoh region."
It is alert to sounds.
Its EVS are pretty even
It has an Alola Champion Ribbon and a Hoenn Champion Ribbon
It is in Origin Form

I don't think it will hurt my game, even if it is hacked. But it would really help if you told me if it will. Please help!

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I think the "time and space" message is because it has been transfered from gen 4, to gen 6 (oras) then to sun and moon, allowing it to get both ribbons. the smilly face I think represents recovery from pokerus, a useful virus which Pokemon can catch.
Nothing on it (that I see) is illegal, but the shininess along with Timid nature and "alert to sounds" is pretty suspicious. I  would say it's probably hacked, but it's not impossible to be legit.

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I think the "time and space" message is because it has been transfered from gen 4, to gen 6 (oras) then to sun and moon, allowing it to get both ribbons. the smilly face I think represents recovery from pokerus, a useful virus which Pokemon can catch.
also, alert to sounds might be its personality/charicteristics, which corresponds to IVs, meaning the timid nature can make sense. someone's used loads of pp ups, and I know for a fact that you can soft reset for a giritina in d/p, and probably in platinum.
personality source: https://pokemondb.net/mechanics/hidden
that explains "alert to sound"
also: https://pokemondb.net/ev I think that covers pokerus, but I'm not sure. hope I helped!

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The next day, I saw it had Pokerus
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From the information here, I can't find anything that guarantees that this Giratina is hacked. But, I believe it is very likely.

First: let's assume it's not hacked. As steamcrusader mentioned, the "traveled through time and space" means that it was caught in Gen 4, and there weren't any shiny-locked legendaries until Gen 5. That means that, yes, soft-resetting is indeed possible (more on that later). That also means it could have been transferred to ORAS to receive the Hoenn champion ribbon, and then transferred to S/M to receive the Alolan ribbon.

So, yes, this Giratina is theoretically possible, but here's why I think it's probably hacked.

As steamcrusader said, "alert to sounds" corresponds to its IVs. This means that its highest stat (or one of its highest, in the case of a tie) is speed, and that the ones place of its speed IV is either 1 or 6. So its speed is either 1, 6, 11, 16, 21, 26, or 31. And while I can't say for sure, I'd be willing to bet that its probably a perfect 31.
So, if we take its shininess, Timid nature, and assume that it has 31 Spe IVs, here's the chance of encountering this Giratina per reset:

Shininess (in Gen 4): 1/8192
Timid Nature: 1/2 (with synchronize) or 1/25 (without)
Perfect Spe: 1/32 (0 included)

If this person is smart and used Synchronize to optimize the chance for the nature, the chance of encountering a Giratina like this per reset is 1/524,544.

Sorry I bored you with my math. Long story short, by the time you would have found this thing, you probably would have found more than 50 other shinies. And at that point, are you really just going to put it on the GTS? Yes, technically, it's not impossible, but I honestly have no doubt that it's hacked.

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Actually, Giratina can learn Dragon Pulse from move tutors.
http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Dragon_Pulse_(move)#By_Move_Tutor
Thank you, I didn't see that. Edited my answer with this information in mind.