/r/PokemonROMhacks Hackdex

Last Updated: July 23 2013

Table of Contents

Blue Base

Red Base

Gold Base

Silver Base

Crystal Base

Ruby Base

Emerald Base

Fire Red Base

Leaf Green Base

Diamond Base

Platinum Base

Heart Gold Base

White Base

Black Base

Contact

Blue Base

Pokémon Blue with Original Graphics (Final Version)

Complete | Blue (U) | DropBox

“When Pokémon first came out in Japan, they were known as Pokémon Red & Green. Several months later, the first third version came out, called Pokémon Blue. In the Japanese Pokémon Blue, the sprites were different, the wild Pokémon were changed, the in-game trades were changed, the Cerulean Cave layout was changed, and the tileset graphics were changed. When they decided to localize Pokémon, rather than translating Pokemon Red & Green, they decided to translate Pokémon Blue, and keep the graphics of Pokémon Blue, but use the wild Pokémon and in-game trades from Pokémon Red & Green. Do you know what this means? Not very many people know what Kanto originally looked like!”

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Red Base

Pokémon Brown (Version 4.2)

Inactive | Red (U) | DropBox

A classic ROM that focuses on increasing the variety of things to do in Pokémon Red. It includes new Pokémon, moves, types, locations, and music.

Pokémon Brown is a classic hack that takes place in the region if Rijon. It has been refurbished after five years of its original release. Not only is it improved with less spelling errors and errors altogether, but it has new areas, new music, new challenges, new twists, and of course, about 70 new Pokémon.”

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Pokémon TRE: Team Rocket Edition (Final Version)

Complete | Red (U) | DropBox

“Giovanni is having a competition to see who will be his successor in leading Team Rocket. The competition is between you and your sister, and you must beat all of the gyms and the Elite Four.”

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MissingNo. Challenge (Final Version)

Complete | Fire Red (U) | DropBox

A one day hack by milksy91 while toying with RAM data in Pokémon Red. The hack and accompanying save file is part of a challenge to defeat Gary and his three MissingNo.s!

“You're forced to start in Oak's Lab after both you and Gary have received "your first pokemon". If you check the menu, you'll find out the pokemon you have aren't that normal.

If you try to escape the lab, Gary challenges you like he usually does but with three extremely high-leveled MissingNo's with new movesets that never existed. Your mission is to defeat Gary (and possibly pwn all the gym leaders and lance easily after the battle). Notice that Mew should get weaker after it levels up to lv 100 !”

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  1. Patch the Red.ips file to a clean Pokemon Red (U) ROM
  2. Rename the Pokemon Red (U).gb to Red.gb. If your computer doesn't show .gb in the end of the file name, just rename the file to Red.
  3. Open the ROM with VisualBoyAdvance 1.80 and load save state from Slot 1 by pressing F1 button. You should end up being in Oak's lab and ready for the battle.
  4. Notice that your ROM (Red.gb) and Red1.sgm files have to be in the same directory for this to work

Gold Base

Pokémon Prism (Beta Version Summer 2010)

Inactive | Gold (U) | DropBox

The sequel to Pokémon Brown, Pokémon Prism, set in the expanded Rijon region is a heavily edited adventure that pushes the limits of ROM customization on the Gameboy Colour.

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Skeetendo Inc. Christmas Hack (Final Version Bug Fixed 2012)

Complete | Gold (U) | DropBox

A Christmas themed hack that takes place after the Winter after events of Pokémon Gold and Silver.

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Pokémon Epic Gold (Final Version 1.2)

Complete | Gold (U) | DropBox

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Pokémon Halloween Hack (Final Version)

Complete | Gold (U) | DropBox

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Silver Base

Pokémon Dark Future (Beta Version 3.0)

Active | Silver (U) | DropBox

“You're a university student living in The Capital. The Capital is the biggest city in Suden where the story takes place. One day, you're called to get to the school immediately as your professor happens to have unordinary quest for you and your schoolmate.

You embark on an epic adventure in search for things called Elemental Orbs. Not much is known about these orbs but one thing's for certain, they were the reason for The Crisis one thousand years ago.”

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Crystal Base

Pokémon Pikachu Edition (Final Version 1.03)

Complete | Crystal (U) | DropBox

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Pokémon Ultimate End (Final Version 1.03)

Complete | Crystal (U) | DropBox

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You can fly to Vermilion City after visiting Vermilion Port (S.S.Aqua port next to Goldenrod City but don’t fly to Vermilion before you access it on foot. If you do you've to fly back to Indigo Plateau to use the ship to get to Goldenrod again, you need bicycle from Goldenrod to access all areas.

Ruby Base

Pokémon Light Platinum (Final Version)

Complete | Ruby (U) 1.0 | DropBox

A very high quality hack that twists the standard Pokémon formula just enough to keep the game refreshing. Features two continents, a familiar cast, and a host of challenges even after both leagues have been defeated. A fully complete game only let down by poor pacing and a poorly written storyline.

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Pokémon Ruby Destiny Reign of Legends (Final Version 4.0)

Complete | Ruby (U) 1.0 | DropBox

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Pokémon Ruby Destiny Rescue Rangers (Final Version 1.84)

Complete | Ruby (U) 1.0 | DropBox

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Pokémon Ruby Destiny Life of Guardians (Version 15.0)

Complete | Ruby (U) 1.0 | DropBox

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Pokémon Naranja (Beta Version 2.0)

Inactive | Ruby (U) 1.0 | DropBox

“Do you remember the Ash's adventures in the Orange Islands?

Now thanks to with the hack Pokémon Naranja, they are waiting for you in a videogame so that you'll be able to walk the tropical archipelago just like it happened in the anime but at your very own rhythm.”

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Pokémon Crono (Beta Version 2.0)

Inactive | Ruby (U) 1.0 | Archived

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Pokémon Never Black and White (Beta Version 1.0)

Inactive | Ruby (U) 1.0 | Archived

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Pokémon Snakewood (Final Version)

Complete | Ruby (U) 1.0 | DropBox

“You awake in what used to be Littleroot town, having no memory of how you got there or even who you really are. It soon becomes apparent however that something very big has happened while you were out: Hoenn has been invaded by an army of zombies.

Working with Prof. Birch, you set off to find your brother Landon and Birch's daughter May, who have both gone missing in an attempt to find the source of the undead plague. At the same time, you try to uncover your past. On the way you face zombies, witches, demons and the enigmatic Taoist, Gleis, as well as the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, the Hoenn Internal Affairs Army, and, eventually, the architect of all this misery himself: Senex.

However, it isn't nearly as dark as all that: there are also the cheerfully insane (and improbably numerous) Deadly Seven, the unruffled and cynical Army Recruiters Tina and Bruce, and a psychic dragon's egg. Not to mention a special appearance from the Denjuu universe.”

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Pokémon Quartz (Final Version)

Complete | Ruby (U) 1.0 | DropBox

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Pokemon Topaz (Completed)

Finito l Ruby l Derpberx

Maglob is either a fire Starmie or a fire chickenI thought this was Pokemon not GTA...

Oh god, this is some new Pokemon 5D stuff

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One of the gym riddles (I see bitch written xD)

Emerald Base

Pokémon Flora Sky Main Dex/Complement Dex (Final Version)

Complete | Emerald (U) | DropBox

“You’ll come to a land with many mysteries of the legendary Pokémon. After the battle between Dialga and Palkia, the portal between Torn World – the world of Giratina and real world is opened. Giratina appears and brings many unanticipated dangers. And you must close this portal before its too late. Meanwhile, Team Magma and Aqua are seeking the legendary Fire and Water type Pokémon to dominate their world. Together with other friends, our hero will prevent the heat of the legendary Pokémon by the actions of Team Magma and Aqua. What will help Groudon and Kyogre calm down?”

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Pokémon CrystalDust (Beta Version 2.0)

Active | Emerald (U) | Download

“Once again, you're put back into the shoes of either Gold or Kris, and sent on your way across the Johto region. With the most accurate scripts, text, features, and everything else compared to other remakes, you can nostalgically relive your past GBC memories and experiences in full-on GBA style on your way to becoming a Pokémon master.”

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Pokemon Victory Fire (Version 2)

Completed l Emerald Base l Dropbox

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Fire Red Base

Pokémon Fire Red Omega (Final Version 1.0)

Complete | Fire Red (U) 1.0 | DropBox

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Pokémon Fire Red Nostalgia (Final Version)

Complete | Fire Red (U) 1.0 | DropBox

A simple ROM that brings revamped versions of the original 151 Gameboy sprites to your Fire Red adventure.

“Are you tired of new games where the Pokémon sprites actually look like the Pokémon they are supposed to be? Does the idea of Pokémon who don't have oversized heads and weirdly shaped eyes make you sad? Do you wish we could go back to the days of the Gameboy when all the sprites looked totally ridiculous?

Well now you can! In this hack, two months in the making, all 151 of the original Pokémon have been replaced with revamped versions of their original sprites, revamped to fully fit alongside generation III sprites! Playing Pokémon FireRed has never been so nostalgic!”

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Pokemon Manly Pink (Completed)

Active l Fire Red l Box O' hell

Pokemon Manly Pink is a Fire Red hack which replaces Generation 1 Pokemon with Generation 5 Pokemon, also adding in certain story elements, such as N appearing at the end of Viridian Forest and Bianca (Named Belle in-game) appearing halfway through Route 3. It's unknown who it's made by. This hack is presumably made before the english version of Black and White were released as the Pokemon have their Japanese Names instead with the exceptions of Zorua, Zoroark and Munna. The Pokemon movesets has been set to moveset presumed by the creator if they existed in Generation 3.

Bring Gen 5 Pokemon to Gen 3 games? What sorcery...

Pokémon Ash Gray (Beta Version 3.61)

Active | Fire Red (U) 1.0 | DropBox

Follow in the footsteps of Ash Ketchum on his travels throughout Kanto and Johto in Pokémon Ash Gray which faithfully recreates scenes from the Pokémon anime with a surprising level of attention to detail.

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Pokémon Azure Horizons (Beta Version 2.0)

Inactive | Fire Red (U) 1.0 | DropBox

“After months of waiting, you finally get your acceptance letter to the regional league. Finally the chance to follow in the footsteps of your brother, a great Pokémon trainer. With goal set, you begin to start your journey as a Pokémon trainer growing with each challenge. Working your way through the ranks and eventually, to the top. However, as soon as your journey begins something has happened. A disturbance has undergone, strange Pokémon trainers have been going around the region causing havoc. Their goal, however, is out of the ordinary. What it is currently is completely unknown... will it conflict with your own? Along the way you will meet people who can either aid or hinder you on your quest. There is more to them then you first thought, however.”

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Pokémon Fulligin (Full Version 1.3)

Complete | Fire Red (U) 1.0 | DropBox

This ROM puts a spin on the traditional Pokémon adventure as you become the bad guy! Pokemon Fulligin is crammed full of hidden events and encourages exploration throughout the game.

“You are a young boy or girl who lives with your mom and brother in the small town of Alora. You soon find out that your brother is involved with Team Rocket and drags you into trouble as well. He later convinces you to join them because, hey, they're not so bad... You must then work

your way up through through the ranks and eventually lead Team Rocket. In the meantime, a couple of Pokémon bent on world domination run wild and terrorize the population.”

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Pokémon Sienna (Beta Version 3.1)

Active | Fire Red (U) 1.0 | DropBox

“The day has finally come, the day for your era to begin. After months of waiting, you hear of an opening at the Indigo Plateau trainer school in Kanto. After sending off your letter, your CV is rejected. Mostly because of your lack of experience; but, your alternative is to go out on your own journey. Challenging the gyms, and finally the plateau, in Kanto, should be no problem. But, the region is being disturbed by the uprising of a mysterious team. This ‘team’ have been going around the region and causing havoc, stealing Pokémon and mugging shops. Will you merge in with the group, let them be, or will you stop them on your journey? It’s all up to YOU!”

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Pokémon Shattered Dreams (Alpha Version 1.0)

Inactive | Fire Red (U) 1.0 | Archived | DropBox

“You are among the top 25 trainers in the world. An orphan since age 2, you live with your grandparents and attend Kai Global Academy, one of the most prestigious Pokemon schools around. You set out to challenge the gyms of Akito and work your way up to number one. However after a dark family secret is revealed, your motives and ultimately your life is changed. What's more there have been rumored sightings of men and women in white, running amuck in the town. Could it be that The Syndicate has returned? And if so what plans do they have for Akito? Find out in Pokemon Shattered Dreams!”

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Pokémon Stardrop (Alpha Version 1.0)

Inactive | Fire Red (U) 1.0 | DropBox

“Our story begins with a young child. They wake up and walk downstairs to find their father ecstatic about something. Their father, a world renowned professor on the three legendary dogs, believes he has finally located Suicune after 20 years of research. He gives his child an errand as he leaves to find Suicune. The child then leaves to run the errand, unaware that they are about to be pulled into the adventure of a lifetime...”

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Pokémon Lilac (Beta Version 1.1)

Active | Fire Red (U) 1.0 | DropBox

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Pokémon Liquid Crystal (Beta Version 3.2)

Active |  Fire Red (U) 1.0 | DropBox

A polished remake of Pokémon Crystal with extra features with a few minor story changes including extra battles.

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Pokémon Gust (Demo Version)

Inactive |  Fire Red (U) 1.0 | DropBox

A sarcastic Pokémon game with a focus on scripted events and aesthetics rather than reinventing the Pokémon formula.

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Pokémon Shining Opal (Beta Version 2.5 -- Beta 2 Redux)

Inactive |  Fire Red (U) 1.0 | Download

“You are a young person living in Goldenrod City. To be a Pokémon Trainer has always been your dream, and now it's FINALLY going to come true on your tenth birthday. A new professor, Professor G. Oak, set up his lab in a faraway place called Lake Zigger. Your mom is finally letting you get your first Pokémon, a choice between three Fire-type Pokémon, so you get on a boat and head to Lake Zigger. Once you get there, however, there are a few problems... You're late, a lost passenger and a package at the Pokémon Mart delay your arrival at the lab even further, and you have no idea how to get there in the first place!”

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Pokémon Scorched Earth (Version 2.1)

Active |  Fire Red (U) 1.0 | DropBox

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Pokémon Ash’s Quest (Final Version)

Inactive |  Fire Red (U) 1.0 | DropBox

“Pokemon: Ash’s Quest is a complete translation of every important event from the first 82 episodes of the Pokémon anime -- everything you can think of – A.J.’s Gym, the School of Hard Knocks, the banned episodes, the singing Jigglypuff, the Pokemon League tournament – that you wish they would have included in the original games this hack has.

When playing, just remember that this is what you’d have expected Gamefreak to have made if the games were based off the show, instead of the other way around.“

Pokémon Dark Cobalt (Beta Version 1.0)

Active |  Fire Red (U) 1.0 | DropBox

“Entei, Raikou and Suicune are part of a trio known as the legendary Beasts. The Beasts all possess items of great power; the Molten Rock, the Static Fur and the Arctic Shard. If brought together, the items will create an Energy with the potential of reshaping continents; flattening mountains; evaporate oceans. But when, in the shadows of Felith, an organisation known as Team Aura begin looking for the legendary Beasts, a fugitive begins to take action...

Your mother has a small errand for you to run, but what occurs on your journey to Doctor Yew, the rich Pokémon professor, will change your life forever. What is the mysterious Team Aura plotting? Find out in Pokémon Dark Cobalt!”

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Pokémon Septo Conquest (Version 3.1)

Complete |  Fire Red (U) 1.0 | DropBox

“One year ago, the King of Septo was assassinated and his kingdom was stolen from him by two people known as The Dictators. Prof. Oak, who was working as the King's chief researcher, managed to rescue the King's only child and took him/her to his hometown of Faris Town.

Now living with an alcoholic foster mother, you, the only child to the King and the true heir to the throne of the Septo Region, must take the region back. After Oak gives you a Pokémon, you start your very own quest. The objective is to overthrow the seven Barons (minions of the Dictators), each of whom rule one island. By doing that, you'll be able to conquer that island and get closer to the showdown with the two Dictators.”

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Pokémon Shiny Gold (Beta Version 5.0 [X])

Inactive |  Fire Red (U) 1.0 | DropBox

A remake of Pokémon gold with extra features, it has quite a few bugs and isn’t quite as polished as some of the more recent remakes, Crystal Dust and Liquid Crystal, but is the only (?) Pokémon Gold remake for the GBA. The latest beta ends at Fuchsia city.

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Pokemon TDT (Final Version)

Complete | Fire Red (U) v1.0| DropBox

You and your brother are Team Rocket grunts in search to make a name for yourself. But who knows what’s in store when you both find...dragons! Is Team Rocket right for you? Will this be the year they, and you, finally take over the world?

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- A humorous, pop cultured, and meta look at Pokemon.

- Cities you love, remapped and renamed.

- All 151 available, with the exception of Eevee evolutions.

- Trade Pokemon evolve at level 40.

Pokemon Dark Rising (Completed)

I just said it l Fire Red l DropBox

 That’s one huge Giratina

Now I feel sleepy....

The Story begins in a dream (Crap. Was I dreaming of typing this?). A Pokemon suddenly appears

and chooses you, a young boy/girl, to save not only it, but the world itself.

You awake asking yourself questions (Why do I talk to myself?). Deciding to ignore the dream for now, you step out into your home town known as Fells in the Core Region. Your best friend, who also had the same dream, stops you at the front door to inform you of an emergency message from the town's Professor. When you encounter the professor, he quickly informs you of the disasters and climate changes occuring all over the Core Region (Global warming exists in Pokemon apparently).. His workers in panic, he asks you to visit the delivery station and pick up a package for him from Prof.Oak. As you set out on this simple task, you encounter a mysterious girl who appears to know knowledge of the dream you've had about a creature name DARUGIS. After receiving the package, a powerful pokemon is within you and your friend, Pete, sight. Eager to test your early skills against a powerful pokemon, you quickly engage in a battle with it. The pokemon uses it's powerful winds, easily defeating your pokemon and knocking you out in the process (Dick, he just took my money and beat up my dudes). After awakening in your room, you see Pete and your mother patiently waiting for your recovery. You soon begin to realize this is the start of a journey into many mysteries and powerful pokemon you can't wait to challenge.

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Leaf Green Base

A Grand Day Out (Final Version)

Complete | Leaf Green (U) v1.0 | DropBox

“Do you like Team Rocket? Do you like crazy? Then you can be reasonably sure you'll enjoy this, my second mini-hack and the only hack I've ever made that doesn't have the word 'Version' in the title. Marvel as a young child is thrown out of his or her house! Wonder as Team Rocket attempt to blow up Route 1! Puzzle at Giovanni's unusual behaviour! All this and very little else except a Cubone!”

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Pokémon Advance Adventures (Revamp Version 1.0)

Inactive | Leaf Green (U) v1.0 | DropBox

“You are the child of the poorest family in town. You have no friends and you are bullied constantly due to your economic status. Though you are poor and have no hope of every becoming a Pokemon trainer, you still dream about it.

One morning you wake up, and surprisingly the Pokemon professor wants to see you. Apparently, his grandson suddenly took a change of events in his life and has taken over the Pokemon Headquarters. You are told to stop him and his 8 subordinates across the region. You will quest to stop the unjust ruler by defeating his 8 subordinates, the 8 genetically modified tyrant pokemon running wild in towns and infiltrating the Pokemon Headquarters.“

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sdrawkcaB deR eriF (Pokemon Fire Red Backwards) Completed

C’mon, look at the title l DropBox

Have you ever thought "You know, man... if you like, went south of Pallet at the beginning of  the game, you would TOTALLY be able to go through Kanto backwards"? Yeah, didn't think so. But a while ago, I did, and I decided to make it a reality.

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Diamond Base

Pokémon Dark Diamond (Beta Version 1.0)

Inactive | Diamond (U) | DropBox

“Team Void is plotting to take over the world, by turning all of the Pokémon into dark versions of themselves, and you have to stop them. You start out in the usual Pokémon Diamond way, going to the lake to get your first Pokémon, but instead of a Starly attacking you, it's a Darkrai clone, which absorbs your starter. When the starter comes back out, it's a dark Pikachu, but hasn't fully gone "dark", it isn't evil yet, due to Team Void still perfecting their transformation technology. “

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Platinum Base

Pokémon Bloody Platinum (Version 1.0)

Complete | Platinum (U/E/J) | DropBox

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Heart Gold Base

Pokémon Hard Gold (Final Version 2.0)

Pokémon Hard Gold is a ROM with a focus on increasing the difficulty of the game whilst making it possible to complete a Pokedex with just a single ROM.

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White Base

Pokémon White 151 (Beta Version 1.0)

White 151 is a hack that allows you to customize your Pokémon White experience with a combination of pre-prepared patching.

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Pokémon Hoenn White (Beta Version 2.06)

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Do not open the Pokedex until you have received the Elemental Monkey

Pokémon Pure White (Version 1.2)

Pokémon Pure White is the ultimate hardcore Pokémon experience. All 649 Pokémon are obtainable without trading, from the start, and you’ll need them. Trainers are tougher and you never know what they’re sending out! Doing well? Take part in the The Pure White/Pitch Black Video Challenge to win prizes.

Because let's face it, Pokemon was made with children in mind so it's made possible for a 6-year old to beat it. These hacks will prove difficult even for adult Pokemon fans. You can beat the real games simply by using your most powerful attacks, but that won't work in Pure White/Pitch Black. You'll have to rely on more advanced strategies like status effects, stat-lowering moves, and switching constantly to keep your team alive.”

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Pokémon Volt White (Version 3.1)

“Pokémon Blaze Black and Pokémon Volt White are edits of the regular Pokémon Black and White versions which self-contain all 649 Pokémon, allowing a player a large amount of variety. In addition, BB/VW also have edited trainers, an increased difficulty level, improvements to many Pokémon and more. They are the spiritual successor of my two other hacks, Pokémon Fire Red Omega and Pokémon Spirit Gold. Blaze Black and Volt White were also - with one minor exception - the first of their kind to be made.”

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Black Base

Pokémon Pitch Black (Version 1.2)

Pokémon Pitch Black is the ultimate hardcore Pokémon experience. All 649 Pokémon are obtainable without trading, from the start, and you’ll need them. Trainers are tougher and you never know what they’re sending out! Doing well? Take part in the The Pure White/Pitch Black Video Challenge to win prizes.

“Because let's face it, Pokemon was made with children in mind so it's made possible for a 6-year old to beat it. These hacks will prove difficult even for adult Pokemon fans. You can beat the real games simply by using your most powerful attacks, but that won't work in Pure White/Pitch Black. You'll have to rely on more advanced strategies like status effects, stat-lowering moves, and switching constantly to keep your team alive.”

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Pokémon Blaze Black (Version 3.1)

“Pokémon Blaze Black and Pokémon Volt White are edits of the regular Pokémon Black and White versions which self-contain all 649 Pokémon, allowing a player a large amount of variety. In addition, BB/VW also have edited trainers, an increased difficulty level, improvements to many Pokémon and more. They are the spiritual successor of my two other hacks, Pokémon Fire Red Omega and Pokémon Spirit Gold. Blaze Black and Volt White were also - with one minor exception - the first of their kind to be made.”

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Contact

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