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Old July 8th, 2018 (1:26 PM).
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As I've been doing some research into Pokémon Black's Map header data, I've noticed one very odd thing in that completely separates Gen 5's Map Header data from Gen 4's Map Headers:

The Weather Values!!!

So with that being said, SDSME shows that it's located in offset 0x1C in a map header, but that's kinda misleading as I've changed the value to various different values and nothing happens. In fact we don't even know what that value even does!

I've been looking through Pokémon Black Version's ROM data, so far, I haven't found anything in regards to values that can change the weather for a map.

What I do know is the land data (map model data) is located in a/0/0/8, Nuvema Town's land data is #0, I've compared the data to Route 4's land data in #34 and found hardly any difference in header data. And why I chose Route 4, is because Route 4 is a Route that has a sandstorm brewing all the time. So if we can manage to change the weather data to that, then that would be brilliant.

If anyone is interested, I've already documented some of the map headers in Pokémon Black Version, that may actually help. Unfortunately though, we need to find the Weather values, which don't seem to appear in the map header data.

Map Header Data - Offset locations - Pokémon Black Version (English) [IRBO]

Currently documented header data:

Map #389 (0x185h)
Nuvema Town
ROM: 0x5DE572C-5DE575B

0x00: Map Type
0x01: ???
0x02-03: Land Model Texture
0x04-05: Map Matrix Layout
0x06-07: Object Scripts
0x08-09: Map Scripts
0x0A-0B: Text
0x0C-0D: Background Music (Spring)
0x0E-0F: Background Music (Summer)
0x10-11: Background Music (Autumn)
0x12-13: Background Music (Winter)
0x14-15: Wild Pokémon
0x16-17: Map ID
0x18-19: Parent Map ID
0x1A: Name
0x1B: Name Style
0x1C: ??? (SDSME states it as "weather", but it doesn't work...)
0x1D: Camera Angle Style
0x1E: ???
0x1F: ??? (Flags, maybe?)
0x20-2F: ???

Since B/W only has one name style, Name styles only have 0x4 as a usable value,
anything > (more) or < (less) than 0x4 will not show the name.

I'd also need your help for more documentation on the offsets in the map headers too, which would be greatly appreciated~
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