Originally Posted by paulcalypse
Actually, I think all it is a special cartridge inserted into a Nintendo DS. Those things have surprisingly good range though.
A year ago, someone swiped a cartridge the Pokémon community backwards engineered the software to make a program able to distribute any Pokémon over wi-fi.
I think I'll hit up a Gamestop tomorrow. I need to go through my SS game to make sure I don't have to many wonder cards and claim any Pokémon that might be waiting at the poke-shop for me.
Yep, that's all it is, a special cart in a DS.