Have you tried playing Pokemon GBA ROM hacks before? Whatever your answer, this page perfectly fits for you. The old Pokemon GBA ROMs were boring, and sometimes we would love to try another Pokemon gaming adventure without leaving the GBA world.
Thanks to Pokemon fans and coders who strived very hard working on creating and improving ROM hacks. However, here is the bad news, as far as I know, Nintendo allows modifying of GBA ROMs. However, they do not permit distributing the original GBA ROMs such as the FireRed, LeafGreen, and Emerald, this means we can freely share any ROM hack but not the original GBA files.
If you are new to Pokemon rom hacking, I will give you a brief explanation about this topic. When we talk about ROM hacks, these are modified GBA games created by fans who are also knowledgeable and already have experience playing the original game.
Pokemon fans made various modifications and improvements such as changing the music, gameplay, design, adding items, improving Pokemon skills, modifying the maps to make a game more interesting, fun, and better.
Game Boy Advance Pokemon ROM hack are usually distributed in .ips or .ups file format. To play the game, you have to patch these files using patching tool such as Lunar IPS Patcher (IPS file patching) and tsukuyomi (UPS file patching) ; please note that these ROM hack files are FREE. You can report to the game author if you caught someone selling a ROM hack.
In this page, I listed all the Pokemon GBA ROM hacks I find online and to keep yourself updated on the latest Pokemon gaming don’t forget to bookmark this page or remember this website Pokemoncoders.com
There are several ways to play hacked GBA ROMS depending the device you are using. For Android users, you can follow this tutorial to play any GBA ROM hacks on your device.
For Mac and iOS users, you need Multipatch patching tool to patch the IPS and UPS file.
For Windows users, this tutorial can help you patch IPS/UPS file.
There are plenty of GBA ROM hacks popped out online, but I cannot guarantee that all of these are 100% finished. Some of these hacks are still in the beta release, and if you believe I have listed an outdated version of a game, please leave a comment below.
Pokemon GBA Rom Hacks List
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(This post has been updated on August 11, 2017)