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Like, do those rings have some sort of mind control or something?

IDK. But when I saw that movie, I somehow thought hoopa unbound was the ultimate legend and is greater than Arceus
By whom? Hoopa-Confined or by Unbound?
They said "Both Hoopas"!
I’m pretty sure Hoopa-Unbound was controlling the Legendaries with something, as once it was defeated all the Legends stopped fighting. As for Hoopa-Confined, it wasn’t “controlling” them. Ash had made friends with Latias, Latios, and Rayquaza so they listened to him.

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This also apparently happens in Pokemon: Super Mystery Dungeon.

Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon: Hoopa appears as a special non-recruitable ally that must be found as a statue in the Sand Continent. Upon approaching the statue Hoopa will "connect" with the player's team and will accompany them only for the next exploration. Whilst exploring, Hoopa will randomly choose between its Unbound or Confined Formes. The leader may ask Hoopa to summon a random Legendary through one of its portals for help, but the target may randomly end up as a hostile enemy instead.


This also might have something to do with Hoopa's connection to Jinn (Or Djinn) and their ability to possess humans.

A common characteristic of the jinn is their lack of individuality, but they may gain individuality by materializing in human forms,[114] such as Sakhr and several jinn known from magical writings. But also in their anthropomorphic shape, they stay partly animal and are not fully human. Therefore, individual jinn are commonly depicted as monstrous and anthropomorphized creatures with body parts from different animals or human with animal traits.[115] Commonly associated with jinn in human form are the Si'lah and the Ghoul. However, since they stay partly animal, their bodies are depicted as fashioned out of two or more different species.[116] Some of them may have the hands of cats, the head of birds or wings rise from their shoulders.[117]


According to this video, another one of Hoopa's inspiration is Sun Wukong.

...Was praised constantly, feared, revered, praised for it's mighty power. But eventually, like Sun Wukong, Hoopa gets bored with it's power and just starts picking fights with people and gods for no reason really, sometimes even summoning them to to fight exclusively, or in Hoopa's case legendary Pokemon.

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