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Old March 5th, 2012 (11:38 PM).
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Quote originally posted by MsAllyJacqui:
I haven't played too many hacks,.
Ditto, as the only ROM hacks I'm familiar with are the Touhou Puppet Play series (or Touhoumon). And even so, I've only played a few of these hacks, with the hardest so far being Touhoumon Extra.

And I feel like today's Pokemon games are designed to be more beginner-friendly with each generation, which is kind of a letdown for me (being an old-school gamer who used to grind all the way and never bothered to save-reset).
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Old March 30th, 2012 (02:59 AM).
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I really can't think of any hack that I played that was really tough for me to handle. I managed to pass all of the challenges, so.
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Old March 31st, 2012 (11:05 PM).
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Pokemon Shiny Gold X by Zel should top the list.
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Old April 1st, 2012 (07:41 PM). Edited April 2nd, 2012 by Sellerpro.
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The hardest is pkmn RD-LoG. At first, I though the game would be easy but I got owned by the first gym leader lol
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Old April 2nd, 2012 (01:56 PM).
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I've only played one pokemon hack so far, and it's Pokemon Snakewood. Facing the Eye-Eyes as well as the over-levelled pokemon makes the hack very difficult.
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Old April 21st, 2012 (05:04 PM).
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Pokemon Manly Pink is pretty hard, especially since I'm Nuzlocking it. :V My Pokemon are all somewhere in the forties and I'm at gym 4. :/
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Old April 22nd, 2012 (05:08 PM).
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Chaos Black, It was impossible to beat! XD, in all seriousness though, pokemon ruby destiny: RoL Was really hard.
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Old April 26th, 2012 (11:44 AM).
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Quote originally posted by machomuu:
Touhoumon: Another World, hands down.
This and TH-mon Insane. While AW just was really, really hard, Insane is what you call insane. It's a hack of Firered and I'll guess almost everyone will retire while playing through this hack, will begin to cheat or get a walkthrough...
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Old May 2nd, 2012 (05:43 PM).
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for me either LoG LP or ....................................MY HACK !
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Old May 7th, 2012 (06:40 AM).
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No hack is hard after you played through once :D

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Old May 7th, 2012 (08:31 AM).
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RoL was actually pretty hard, considering the gym leaders and legendaries were pretty tough... and not to mention annoying...
This, I never finished RoL but I couldn't agree with you more.
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Old May 13th, 2012 (12:43 PM).
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It couldn't be any harder than PitchBlack or PureWhite. You can't even beat Cilan, it's so hard.
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Old May 16th, 2012 (10:07 PM).
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i think RoL is easier compared to LoG, LoG got pretty crazy near the end (like crazy fakemon with total stats higher than Arceus wtf) while RoL is okay as long as u have a decent team to deal with all the battles and legends.

For B/W its def PitchBlack/PureWhite.

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Old June 12th, 2012 (10:19 AM).
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i think, Pokemon Light Platinum
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Old June 12th, 2012 (10:39 AM).
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Really? I don't remember RD:RoL to be very hard. I had a pretty easy time Nuzlocking it. Although now that I think about it, I DID farm for a lucky egg. Having a Lugia for half the game kind of kills the difficulty, though.

Otherwise, I'd have to go with either Bloody Platinum or Manly Pink. The former is just made to be absurdly difficult, but then the champion has a team made of ubers and you want to be sad. Manly Pink, on the other hand, just has horrible balancing issues. Also, the level "curve" would be more accurately described as a level "cliff".
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Old June 13th, 2012 (05:57 AM).
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Pokemon Johto Adventure - Rebirth is the hardest Rom Hack that I ever played. That's all.
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Old June 22nd, 2012 (12:27 AM). Edited June 22nd, 2012 by pokemon:triaura.
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pokemon light platinum is pretty easy with a insainly high leveled electavire 96 ftw

thunder punch ftw

flamethrower ftw

the hardest point is the first champ(for the fact that his pokemon were inconsistent and that damn gabite(or what ever its called wouldnt die to anything i could throw at it i had to my elecetavire to lvl 89 before it died and even then i had to continulisly revive my pokemon and ash(for annoying reasons)
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Old June 30th, 2012 (09:17 PM).
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Pokemon White... The gba rom hack version. I never got the past the beginning I don't think because that first route is FREAKING LONG!!!! And that one bug catcher that had a heracross gave me quite a beating as well.
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Old July 1st, 2012 (10:42 AM).
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As someone who enjoys challenging hacks, I'd have to say that I can't really decide between Expert Emerald and Reign of Legends

Out of all three GBA hacks I've played, there is LP, but the game starts to lose difficulty after the second gym, and becomes a cakewalk after the fifth gym.

Then there is RD:LoG. The game was too easy for me at first, but then came the story-line's climax and the post-game, both were insanely hard, but enjoyable.

Finally, there is Expert Emerald. I found Roxanne and Brawly to be easy, but then the difficulty rose after Wattson, and peaked with Norman. Now, it's sort of easy, especially since I've defeated Tate&Liza on my first try.

Overall, LoG does provide many challanges at the end, but EE is hard through the game.
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Old April 4th, 2013 (09:59 AM).
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if you could recomend a fun but chaleging rom what would you choose?
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Old May 20th, 2013 (04:36 PM).
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RoL is the hardest hack I've ever played since my pokemon always gets wiped out when i face legendaries
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Old May 22nd, 2013 (01:02 PM).
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They are all hard for me :/ I can't been 1 without cheating.
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Old May 25th, 2013 (11:32 PM).
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I think nothing is hard if you train..
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Old May 30th, 2013 (12:54 PM).
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There is a hack known as Pokemon Intense Indigo Edition as well as Pokemon Indigo Lite Edition; both are difficulty-based gen 1 hacks that start off gently and actually gets harder and stays harder near mid-game to endgame. I know its the hardest I've played at least.
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Old May 31st, 2013 (05:15 AM).
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Dark Rising gives you excellent options of Pokemon, two VS Seekers, dragon starters, and unlimited lucky eggs. However, the levels go up like crazy.

Firered Omega was pretty respectable in terms of artificial intelligence. It's been a long time since I've played it, but I nuzlocked it at some point, and I remember a flamethrowering Rhyhorn and a freaking Tentacruel with Mirror Coat that killed my Gengar...

Finally, there is Expert Emerald. I found Roxanne and Brawly to be easy
I abandoned EE for exactly that reason- I was disappointed by the easiness of Roxanne and Brawly- but I might take it up again if the difficulty peaks as you say.
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