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Old September 2nd, 2010 (02:28 PM). Edited July 5th, 2011 by Tranitar.
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Picture Guide and Video Guide

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Irfanview
Advanced Pokemon Sprite Editor
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YAPE (Yet Another Pokemon Editor)
First. Choose your sprite, I will be using Buneary

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Second. the Width and Height, Both at 64 (easily done with attributes)

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Third. open your sprite with Irfanview

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Fourth. Go to Image and click Decrease Color Depth, 16 Colors

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Fifth. Open pallete click the color closest to <- this side of the screen
and change it to the backround color, on the backround color to ->
this side change it to black.

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Sixth. Save it as a different name then the other one (Preferablly save the first image as -Pokemon Name- Un, and the second one -Pokemon Name- In, Un standing for Unindexed, In standing for Indexed, Unindexed was before we changed the color depth and pallete, Indexed is after we did)

Seventh. So now you should have something two files named something like -Pokemon Name- Un and -Pokemon Name- In, when you open the Indexed one in paint it will look screwed up,Open up a second paint and do this CTRL+A select all and CTRL+C copy it, paste the Unindexed version of it in the Indexed Version of it and save it and delete the unindexed file
save the indexed file as -Pokemon Name- In.
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Eighth.Open Advanced Sprite Editor go to the pokemon you are going to erase, click Edit, Click Import all, Double click the indexed sprite, Click update Sprite Pallette, and click the Button to the left of that, if it says something about aborting click the red X of the box that appeared, but if the bottom 2 sprites on the left are good dont click the button to the left of update sprite pallette. Finally click Okay and then Write to Rom, Click Find Free Space and type the code into the start offset and Click okay.

Ninth. Close Advanced Pokemon Sprite Editor, and Open your ROM with YAPE and edit your Pokemon.

For backsprites get a picture of a back sprite, and follow steps 1 - 8, yes the attributes still must be 64 x 64

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Old September 17th, 2010 (12:49 PM).
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No offense but this is competely useless tutoriol
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No offense but this is competely useless tutoriol
Oh yeah? What makes you the authority on that?
This tutorial is not useless.
If you think it's useless write your own.

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No offense but this is competely useless tutoriol
Sorry, but it will help alot of people.
No offense, but you are completely useless for posted that comment.
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Old September 17th, 2010 (04:07 PM). Edited July 5th, 2011 by Lost Heart.
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Paint doesn't work with this due to it not supporting indexed images anymore. A nice alternative is GIMP or Phostshop.
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All these tutorials are useless for vista or newer. I will not tell why.
Huh, I'm on Vista and have done something similar before.
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All these tutorials are useless for vista or newer. I will not tell why.
No they're not. I suggest you take your ignorant attitude elsewhere if you're going to act like this. :|
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Old September 18th, 2010 (03:40 AM). Edited September 18th, 2010 by Lost Heart.
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Well, sorry about the previous comment, you jjst need to reverse some steps, and can work, the problem with the copying and pasting in paint is that paint does not support indexing in newer versions. So, you need to change some steps up for it to work, at least that's what I do.

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Huh, I'm on Vista and have done something similar before.
Oh. and it may work for Vista, but it doesn't work for stuff newer than that.
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Oh. and it may work for Vista, but it doesn't work for stuff newer than that.
Yeah, Windows 7 has a different paint that stuffs about, just get the XP version of paint to get around that issue.
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Yeah, Windows 7 has a different paint that stuffs about, just get the XP version of paint to get around that issue.
Yeah, Windows 7 doesn't have have indexing like I said. But, I found a way to get around it.
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Old September 20th, 2010 (11:30 AM). Edited September 20th, 2010 by TheRogueInferno.
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Will this stuff work with trainer pics or do you have to use different program(s)?
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Will this stuff work wit trainer pics or do you have to use different program(s)?
No, same way, the trainer sprites are after the pokemon sprites.
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I followed all the directions, but when i go to test plat to make sure the sprites work, the game won't start. Any advice?
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This is very useful to the newer hackers as it has all the basics. But you may need to explain it more, because some of them may not understand. Anyway, will there be a new tutorial? Like for example "How to insert a trainer sprite." That's if you know how to do it. I'm only saying because it'll be another Tutorial that'll help the new hackers.
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Once i figure out the trainer sprite i will do so okay? atm i dont know how and guys thanks for the good stuffs
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Not sure if i can revive this cuz its been awhile... but lets find out anyway.
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I've added a video guide.
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This is great! Thanks man
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bump.

Tooooo short. So... Hai!
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This tutorial really did help me out especially the video. Thanks.
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Old October 13th, 2011 (06:46 PM). Edited October 13th, 2011 by Ashdejan.
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Just what i was looking for , thanks for the tutorial bro :O !
Edit: I'd just like to correct you on 1 thing , the back sprite doesn't need to be 64x64 , i am using bigger then that and it works just fine.
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Where do you get "Advanced Pokemon Sprite Editor"? I googled it and couldn't find it anywhere.
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can you do this with Platinum too? not just diamond and pearl?
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