Pokemon Black and White Error 13267? Stop Cursing

Warning: this article contains inappropriate language so if you’re the sensitive type, go read something else.

Having trouble with trading Pokemon over Pokemon Black and White’s Global trade station (GTS)? Are you getting Error 13267 when you know that your Pokemon weren’t hacked? Well you’re not alone, many people are getting this message without understanding why.

In Nintendo’s biggest act of trolling since the creation of Pokemon Sapphire and Ruby, Versions Black and White actively blocks you from trading Pokemon with inappropriate names. If you attempt to trade a Pokemon with the name Fuck, Bitch, Weedle or Froslass, the game recognizes your foul language and blocks the trade, displaying “That Pokemon may not be offered for trade (13267)!”.

You must be thinking, “well what if my child tries to nickname his Kakuna, Penis“? Fear not! Nintendo doesn’t stop at blocking you from trading Pokemon with perfectly legitimate names. It also stops you from renaming your Pokemon after inappropriate words! Any attempt to rename your pokemon “Fuck” (or any dirty word for that matter) will simply block you from confirming the offending name. unless of course you put a space after the offending word, which somehow makes it perfectly acceptable. Thank god someone’s thinking of the children!

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  1. Posted May 10, 2011 at 1:43 pm

    Never knew about this! xD feel sorry that you have advertising spammers on here though if their was a flag button it would be up straight away :)

  2. Posted May 12, 2011 at 10:23 am

    Yeah, I delete them as I see them. though I’m not on as much as I used to be.

  3. Noisy
    Posted May 20, 2011 at 7:41 pm

    Thanks a lot, I just had that problem while trying to trade nosepass :/

  4. George P. Boisvert
    Posted July 17, 2011 at 10:37 am

    These are Pokémon Names.
    Oh will I guess I’ll nickname those Pokémon.

  5. bobyjoe5000
    Posted July 19, 2011 at 6:27 am

    it didnt work. i got a trade from someone who ownd a shiny japanese celebi (the person was north american) so i couldnt nickname it…..now it cant go on wi-fi so i cant clone it :(

  6. jeremy
    Posted August 9, 2011 at 7:03 pm

    i have alot of shiny pokemon and it wont let me trade them and the names are the original ones but i used a action replay to get them how can i fix this

  7. Posted September 22, 2011 at 9:44 am

    @Jeremy: You can’t trade pokemon that you hacked. nintendo can tell :(

    @Bobyjoe5000: I don’t know what to say. I thought they cleared up that whole clone glitch back in platinum.

  8. Garnet
    Posted October 20, 2011 at 9:42 pm

    I was going to finally get a female Chimchar for breeding…it needed a NosepASS that I transferred from another game…..well, no Chimchar for me.

  9. Alex Johnson
    Posted January 21, 2012 at 5:27 pm

    If Nintendo blocks Froslass from being traded then its blocking the pokemons real name…… or at least when it evolved thats the name it came with…. this is soooo stupid…. froslass is the name it came with and shouldn’t have a nickname just to trade the pokemon that came with that name… STUPID

  10. musicpwner
    Posted May 10, 2012 at 8:59 pm

    i cloned a reshiram lv.2 because everyone wants one but it wont work… i really want latios…

  11. wolfman007
    Posted November 7, 2012 at 12:35 am

    If it blocks profanity then how come i cant trade my arceus for tornadus? i dont see anything wrong with arceus’ name.

  12. admin
    Posted January 13, 2013 at 7:41 am

    it is because arceus would be ARCEus

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