10 Best ROM Hacks With Gen 7 Pokemon

The Seventh Generation of Pokemon games came around 2016 until 2019. Gen 7 introduced a lot of things, such as the new Pokemon, the new Region of Alola, as well as other new things.

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The other new stuff comes in things like new Moves, Abilities, Items, and more. It also introduced the new Alolan Form which is like an alternate form of several existing Pokemon.

Just like how the regular Meowth is Normal-type whereas the Alolan Meowth is a Dark-type. The games under Gen 7 are Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon, and the remakes Let’s GO Pikachu and Eevee.

This also means that the ROM hacks have attempted to incorporate several Gen 7 elements into these games. This is our list of the best ROM hacks with Gen 7 Pokemon to get your juices flowing.

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List of the Best ROM Hacks with Gen 7 Pokemon

10) Emerald Enhanced

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Starting off our list of the best ROM hacks with Gen 7 Pokemon in Pokemon Emerald Enhanced. It is a ROM hack of Emerald so it has the same story and events.

The game allows you to choose a specific difficulty at the start of the game which you can’t change so be mindful of what you do. You also get to choose from 7 starters instead of the usual 3.

The moves and types are updated up to Gen 7 with over 600 Pokemon that you can get. You can also use HMs outside of battle even when you don’t have the Badge for it. Plus, there’s a feature where you can encounter a Boss Pokemon out in the wild if you’re unlucky enough.

Notable Features

  • Physical and Special split
  • New Game+ included
  • Enemy Pokemon will scale with your level

09) Emerald Genesis

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Emerald Genesis is another ROM hack of Emerald which also follows the story. There are some minor alterations, additions, and changes to the story, and you might notice it or not.

The game has updated mechanics up to Gen 7 which included several Pokemon, Moves, Abilities, and Items. The game is also a bit harder than your basic Emerald game.

It also has a revamped tileset, and new music added to make things a bit more interesting. You can even changeyour Pokemon’s Abilitiesn later on if you want to customize everything. Speaking of customizing, several Pokemon have altered Moves when you encounter them.

Notable Features

  • EV and IV checker
  • Reusable TMs
  • Day and Night cycle

08) Kanlara Ultimate

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The story in Pokemon Kanlara Ultimate is your typical Pokemon story. Your character wakes up and meets the local Professor. Then, you meet your friends and rival along the way.

Finally, you’re off to the races and try to be the best Pokemon Trainer catching them all and beating trainers, Gym Leaders, and more.

By the way, Team Rocket is also the villain of this game so that’s another interesting connection. The game has updated stats with the inclusion of the Fairy-type.

There’s also the exclusive Demon-type only available in this game, so you might want to check that out.

Notable Features

  • Physical and Special split
  • EXP Capture system
  • Custom TM list

07) Mega Power

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In the game, you’re a Pokemon Professor who will do all it takes to make their dream come true. The villain takes advantage of you and tries to fund your experiments.

You suddenly grow a conscience and see the error of your ways. Now you have to catch some Pokemon to save the way which doesn’t come as a surprise.

The game has several Gen 7 Pokemon and a couple of things such as moves, items, and the Fairy-type. It also has Mega Evolution and three Regions to explore in the game.

Journey through the game so that you can do the right thing or whatever the game throws at you.

Notable Features

  • Three Regions to explore
  • Mega Evolution included
  • Fairy-type included

06) Omega Red

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Pokemon Omega Red utilizes the same story of FireRed and that’s because it is the base ROM of the game. The story is the same and a lot of the original content but the added things make this game a lot more interesting.

First of all, you’ll notice that the sprites look like the DS games giving it a fresh look from the GBA aesthetics.

There are a ton of Pokemon going up to Gen 8, and over 800 of them. Alolan Forms and Mega Evolutions are also included in the game. You can even choose a difficult setting to make your gaming experience different.

Notable Features

  • EXP Capture System
  • Day and Night cycle
  • Physical and Special split

05) Adventure – Red Chapter

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We’re halfway through our list of the best ROM hacks with Gen 7 Pokemon. Pokemon Adventure Red Chapter is based on the popular Pokemon Adventures Manga.

This means that a large portion of the game’s story is based on the story of the manga. You control characters that are present in the manga which makes it a bit more interesting if you read those chapters.

Then again, it isn’t just contained in the manga’s story because the game has Fairy-type, which only came out around Gen 6, where the manga was just on Gen 1. Updated types, stats, moves, and more are also included in the gam, stretchings it beyond just the manga.

Notable Features

  • Max Level is 255
  • Can check EV and IV
  • Mega Evolutions are included

04) Resolute

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Resolute is your typical Pokemon game. You start your journey innocently enough. Capture a lot of Pokemon and fight Trainers and Gym Leaders along the way.

Team Mirage would be the villain of this game, and you have to thwart their attempts to wreak some havoc. Don’t forget about the other things like side quests and a ton of content in the game, which goes up to Gen 7.

The game uses new tiles among others to give it a nice graphical boost. Mega Evolution and several Alolan Form Pokemon are also available in the game.

Notable Features

  • Explore Three Regions
  • Pokemon roster goes up to Gen 7
  • Alolan Form Pokemon is available

03) Sienna

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Sienna’s story starts a bit strange and hilarious. Your character applies to being a trainer in the Indigo League. Unfortunately, your application is rejected and you don’t become a trainer.

However, you just say screw it and you go on and become a Pokemon Trainer on your own doing basic Pokemon game things.

The game does have Gen 7 Pokemon as well as a number of Fakemon available in the game. You can also use Focus Punch to punch trees. It is a similar mechanic to the Headbutt where Pokemon will fall from the tree and you can have a plethora of Pokemon to catch that way.

Notable Features

  • Explore the Regions of Kanto and Voultan
  • Several Fakemon available
  • Moves updated to Gen 4

02) Ultra Shiny Gold Sigma

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If you loved Pokemon Crystal or just Gen 2 in general, then this game is right for you. Ultra Shiny Gold Sigma is a remake of Crystal with a lot of the story and elements that are the same. There are some changes but nothing too serious and they add a layer of fun to the game.

The game has over 800 Pokemon until Gen 7, and along with that are several Alolan Forms for players to tinker with. There are also 4 Regions to explore that go beyond just Johto and Kanto. A lot of tweaks and modifications to the Pokemon Abilities, Moves, Types, and more.

Notable Features

  • Mega Evolution included
  • New music added
  • Over 800 Pokemon to catch

01) Unbound

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Number one on this list of the best ROM hacks with Gen 7 Pokemon is Pokemon Unbound. This game is scoring a lot of high praises because of its unique and intriguing story.

Aside from the story, the game has a lot of content in it. The questing system alone will be enough to keep you hooked when you can do the main story as well as side quests.

There are a ton of Pokemon to catch with Mega Evolution and of course being Gen 7. It isn’t just a Pokemon game because it is a full-blown RPG. There is a lot of content for you to browse through and all of those Pokemon to catch in the process.

Notable Features

  • Mega Evolution include
  • Daily events
  • Questing system

In Closing

These are just 10 of the best ROM hacks with Gen 7 Pokemon that you can play. Whether you are a big fan of Gen 7 Pokemon or not, you can’t deny that playing these games can be fun.

Plus, there are other Pokemon from different Generations that you can play in case you don’t want to go all-in for a Gen 7 roster.

There are some games on the list that have Alolan Forms and Fakemon as well. Regardless, Pokemon is Pokemon, and they all have the same elements either way.

That’s all that really matters where you just have fun with any of these ROM hacks.

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