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- In the beginning of the movie (40 years from the present), the poacher that was hunting down Celebi had a Scyther. Guess what Dark Celebi's monster looks like?
- Related to the above, Scyther wasn't random. Neither was Houndoom. Both their dual types are at the very least resistant to Celebi's attacks, and both are strong against Celebi's own dual types. The same holds for Marauder's Scizor, Sneasel, and Tyranitar.
- While traveling with Ash and co., the viewers see that Sammy has a passion for keeping track of all the different Pokémon he encounters in his sketchbook, and once they realize that Sammy is Prof. Oak, it finally makes sense where the idea for the invention of the Pokédex came from.
- If the Masked Marauder's Pokémon become evil, why do they continue to faithfully follow his orders? Wouldn't evil Pokémon be constantly rebelling?
- It's possible that his dark Poké Balls also force the Pokémon into being subservient to him — which actually makes him sound more monstrous if you think about it...
- The Dark Balls do what Cipher does to Shadow Pokémon — turn them into mindless machines of battle.
- One of Marauder's Pokémon is a Tyranitar. Multiple 'dex entries describe it as insolent and combative, almost to the point of being Always Chaotic Evil as a species; when we first see this one, however, it's cowering in fear. What the hell happened to it?
- After interrogating the old poacher, the Iron-Masked Marauder uses his newly-caught Dark Tyranitar to burn down the camp where he lives For the Evulz. Considering how violent and ruthless the Marauder is (corrupting Pokémon into brainwashed slaves, burning down an entire forest, etc.), it's not a huge stretch to imagine that he may have killed the poacher afterwards, possibly to prevent anyone from discovering how he found Celebi's location, or simply out of sheer sadism.
- The poacher also lives alone in a run-down, one-room trailer, hiding from the law (which makes sense, given that he's been poaching Pokémon for 40 years, maybe even longer) and far from society with seemingly no family or friends around. If the Marauder did kill him, he might not have anyone in his life who cares enough about him to notice he's missing. His body wouldn't be discovered for a long time, during which it would be left to rot or even get eaten by wild Pokémon.