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Advance Generation The hallmark of sprite-based Pokémon gaming, Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald set you off on an adventure in the watery Hoenn region with tons of diverse Pokémon to discover. Fans of Kanto can reexplore their favorite region in FireRed and LeafGreen. Here you'll find other fans who enjoy talking about the Pokémon, strategy, and techniques to master this generation.


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Old November 25th, 2003, 07:36 AM
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I've recently had an e-reader imported for me, with, amongst other card sets, a pokmon battle set (Hidden Ruins).

Upon trying it out I was a little disappointed to find that the battles were much like battle tower battles, i.e. no experience points gained, but unlike battle tower, no other prizes either.

So I was wondering if anyone knew of any other benefits from these battles, if there is some sort of score card perhaps, to keep a tally of who you have defeated in a deck?

Or, is it possible you can gain EV's from battle tower/e-reader battles?

I of course accept that the battle experience gained from these are useful to get, especially as the trainers seem to be programmed with a higher AI, and have a better level of move sets etc.

Just curious.

Thanks
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Old November 25th, 2003, 07:58 AM
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I'm afraid it's pretty much just a link battle for people who have no one else to battle with. No EXP, EVs, items etc.
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Old November 25th, 2003, 08:11 AM
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I'm afraid it's pretty much just a link battle for people who have no one else to battle with. No EXP, EVs, items etc.

That's what I thought.

Pity.

Oh well.

Thanks though!
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Old December 14th, 2003, 10:12 AM
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I'm having an impossible time getting the e-reader to work. Let me tell you what I've done and maybe someone can see where I've messed up.

e-reader plugged into 1 GBA.
Pokemon Sapphire in another GBA.
Link cable from top of e-reader to back of GBA with Sapphire in it.

I turn both on at the same time.
I select "Scan Card" on the e-reader GBA.
I scan the e-battle card.
I get the screen with "Battle Trainer" at the top.

On the Sapphire GBA, I press start.
I select "Mystery Events" and press A.
On the Sapphire GBA, I get "Link Standby... ... .. B Button: Cancel"

That's it; I get no further. I've tried rearranging the order I do these things, but still no luck. What step am I missing?
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Old December 14th, 2003, 10:16 AM
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OMG! I just got a battel e-reader card that had a blatoids on it!
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Old December 14th, 2003, 11:34 AM
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Originally Posted by caelon
I'm having an impossible time getting the e-reader to work. Let me tell you what I've done and maybe someone can see where I've messed up.

e-reader plugged into 1 GBA.
Pokemon Sapphire in another GBA.
Link cable from top of e-reader to back of GBA with Sapphire in it.

I turn both on at the same time.
I select "Scan Card" on the e-reader GBA.
I scan the e-battle card.
I get the screen with "Battle Trainer" at the top.

On the Sapphire GBA, I press start.
I select "Mystery Events" and press A.
On the Sapphire GBA, I get "Link Standby... ... .. B Button: Cancel"

That's it; I get no further. I've tried rearranging the order I do these things, but still no luck. What step am I missing?

Are you putting the link cables (1P/2P) into the right machines?

Or

Are you using a GBA sp to plug the e-reader into?

If so, don't use the link cable socket in the e-reader, use the one in the GBA sp.

Hope that is of some help.

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Old December 14th, 2003, 11:40 AM
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Are you putting the link cables (1P/2P) into the right machines?

Or

Are you using a GBA sp to plug the e-reader into?

If so, don't use the link cable socket in the e-reader, use the one in the GBA sp.

Hope that is of some help.

It was. I moved the cable to the SP instead of the e-reader and it worked perfectly. Thanks.
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Old December 14th, 2003, 11:46 AM
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It was. I moved the cable to the SP instead of the e-reader and it worked perfectly. Thanks.

Glad to be of service!
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