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Old January 17th, 2013 (08:00 AM). Edited January 19th, 2013 by Dr.Razor.
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Tool needed :

-Crystal Tile 2
-Any hex editor

1) Decompress arm9 binarie:
  1. Open your rom with Crystal Tile 2
  2. Click on the ds logo
  3. Right click on FSI.CT/arm9.bin and click Extract
  4. Don't close Crytal Tile 2, you'll need it again

2) Edit Arm9 binarie:
  1. Open arm9.bin with an hex editor
  2. Look for "98 00 00 00 9B 00 00 00 9E 00 00 00"


98 is the national pokédex number of the grass starter in base 16 = 9 *16 + 8 = 152
9B is the national pokédex number of the fire starter in base 16 = 9 *16 + B = 155
9E is the national pokédex number of the water starter in base 16 = 9 *16 + E = 158


(use a converter if you don't know how to calculate : http://www.kaagaard.dk/service/convert.htm)


Let's put kanto starters:
  1. Save the modifications
  2. Go back to Crystal Tile 2
  3. Right click on FSI.CT/arm9.bin and click Compression
  4. Save and close



And you're done =)




To change the names, open *****y'DS Map editor, Text editor and the text you want to change is the text 190
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Old January 18th, 2013 (04:24 AM).
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Thanks a lot! This is a awesome tutorial
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Old March 17th, 2013 (05:11 PM). Edited March 17th, 2013 by Felink.
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NICE post, man.
Where is the adress to change the starters that Oak and Steve give?

One more thing...
When I change the starters this way, Why my Rival always choose Chikorita?
How can I change this?

Thank you Very Much for help! xD
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Old September 28th, 2013 (09:26 AM).
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Hi I'm doing what you have written but it wont let me save it.
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This is working fantasticaly!

however, I do seem to find an issue here: how do I get deoxys+ pokemons in here?

all of them have 3 digit codes (arceus has 1ED for example) and the game goes black when I attempt to select my starter if I modify one of the 8 zeros with one of the digits (Ex: 1E D0 00 00)

I'd really LOVE to have an arceus following me around >.< but this seems like a problem, any ideas???
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Quote originally posted by MozillaFoxer:
This is working fantasticaly!

however, I do seem to find an issue here: how do I get deoxys+ pokemons in here?

all of them have 3 digit codes (arceus has 1ED for example) and the game goes black when I attempt to select my starter if I modify one of the 8 zeros with one of the digits (Ex: 1E D0 00 00)

I'd really LOVE to have an arceus following me around >.< but this seems like a problem, any ideas???
All DS ROMs store data in a little endian format (Google endianness for more info). So, if you wanted Arceus which has the code 1ED, you would input ED 01 00 00 in the hex editor.
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