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  1. FBI agent
    February 9th, 2013 05:50 AM
    FBI agent
    Alrighty, I'm gonna try that VM again and see what happens. PC IRC Doesn't work for me, but I got in RHO's.

    Wait, so is GetPokemonData some kind of function that accesses the information in r0 given a value for r1? If so I would do something like:

    @06D5E8
    ''''''
    branch my routine
    ''''''

    @my routine
    '''''start'''''''
    ldr r0, .Pokemon_data (just the pointer, not the actual data)
    mov r1, #0x3A
    ldr r3, .GetPokemonData
    ''''''rest'''''''''''

    and it would return the Pokemon pointed by r0's Current HP and place it in r2 (in this case?).
    I think I'm misinterpreting, unless there really is a function as awesome as that.
    SetPokemonData obviously works in the same nature as GetPokemonData, I'm just waiting to get corrected here :P

    I get everything else pretty much, though the goal of adding and subtracting 4 bytes sorta escapes me (is that just to clear?).

    I've only been doing reading things the long way, so I've never actually used these built-in functions (assuming that's what they are).
  2. Darthatron
    February 8th, 2013 09:56 PM
    Darthatron
    Sorry buddy. I went out. Um, I'm always on the IRC if you can get that working.

    Or you can find me on http://www.romhackersonline.com/social/irc-chat/ all the time.
  3. FBI agent
    February 8th, 2013 08:18 PM
    FBI agent
    Do you have some other means of contact? I can't send longer VMs over PC because it times me out.
  4. Darthatron
    February 8th, 2013 06:56 PM
    Darthatron
    Okay, well, 06D5E8 in the ROM is some ASM that is in my notes as activating every step. This calls the Repel checks and such as well. I suggest you branch from here.

    Try just making it heal once every step for now.

    0803FBE8 is GetPokemonData. R0 needs to contain a pointer to the Pokemon. R1 is either 0x39 for getting the Pokemon's Current HP; 0x3A for getting it's Max HP; 0x37 for it's Status Ailment.

    0804037C is SetPokemonData. R0 contains the pointer to the Pokemon. R1 contains the same values as above. R2 contains a pointer to free RAM.

    When I say free RAM, I mean it's best to use the Stack for that. So just subtract 4 from the Stack at the start of the function and add 4 to it after everything.

    EG:
    PUSH {R0-R2,LR}
    SUB SP, SP, 4
    ............
    Everything else
    ...........

    ADD SP, SP, 4
    POP {R0-R2,PC}

    You dig?
  5. FBI agent
    February 8th, 2013 06:19 PM
    FBI agent
    Yeah, FireRed. Sorry for the late reply, I ran off to go get something to eat :P
  6. Darthatron
    February 8th, 2013 05:53 PM
    Darthatron
    I figured it was comedic. You can call me whatever you want.

    You're hacking FireRed, right?
  7. FBI agent
    February 8th, 2013 05:48 PM
    FBI agent
    I'm not really looking to be formal, it's more comedic when I title people (not to say that it's comical to consider you a general) :P
  8. FBI agent
    February 8th, 2013 05:46 PM
    FBI agent
    Sure, if you can show me how I record the number of steps taken? I assume I can find clues in the same code that repel/safari zone uses. Since you did the repel port recently maybe you can tell me where it starts :P

    P.S I'm trying to not use Jpan's engine if I can.
  9. Darthatron
    February 8th, 2013 05:40 PM
    Darthatron
    Also don't worry about being so formal with me.
  10. Darthatron
    February 8th, 2013 05:39 PM
    Darthatron
    That sounds interesting! Is there any way I can help you? Offsets or something? Or would you prefer to just work on it alone for now?

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