Pokemon GBA ROM Hacks – The Ultimate List

Welcome and see our compilation of Pokemon GBA ROM hacks. Though hundreds of Pokemon ROM Hack games exist online, we add only those games we think are worth being shared in the community.

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GBA ROM hacks are the choice of most gamers, but it doesn’t mean you should ignore the other Pokemon ROM Hacks. 

Before we created this post, we already had our listing of GBC ROM Hacks, DS ROM Hacks, and Fan made Pokemon Games. If you’re a fan of mega evolution, we have also collected the best Pokemon rom hacks with Mega Evolution.

We believe you should also check them, or else you will miss the chance to play unique and much more advanced Pokemon GBA games.

Pokemon gba rom hacks list

GBA ROM Hacks are playable on any Game Boy Advance supported emulators. As time moves fast and the improvement of technology, an immense demand for classic Pokemon games has soared.

The best thing is that people can now play these GBA ROM Hacks on both computer and mobile devices.

Pokemon Game Boy Advance ROM Hacks List

wdt_ID ROM Hack Name ROM Base Cheats
1 Pokemon Advanced Adventure LeafGreen
2 Pokemon Adventures Red Chapter FireRed
3 Pokemon Altered Emerald Emerald
4 Pokemon AshGray FireRed
5 Pokemon Blazed Glazed Emerald
6 Pokemon Cloud White FireRed
7 Pokemon Cloud White 2 FireRed
8 Pokemon Clover FireRed
9 Pokemon CrystalDust Emerald
10 Pokemon Cyan FireRed
11 Pokemon Dark Rising 2 FireRed
12 Dark Rising Origins: Worlds Collide FireRed
13 Dark Rising: Order Destroyed FireRed
14 Dark Rising/Kaizo Version FireRed
15 Pokemon Eclipse FireRed
16 Pokemon Flora Sky Emerald
17 Pokemon Fuligin FireRed
18 Pokemon Gaia FireRed
19 Pokemon Glazed Emerald
20 Pokemon League of Legends Emerald
21 Pokemon LIFE Version FireRed
22 Pokemon Light Platinum Ruby
23 Pokemon Liquid Crystal FireRed
24 Pokemon Mega Power Emerald
25 Pokemon Mirage Of Tales FireRed
26 Pokemon Normal Version FireRed
27 Pokemon Outlaw FireRed
28 Pokemon Platinum Red & Blue FireRed
30 Pokemon Resolute Version Emerald
31 Pokemon Rocket Strike FireRed
32 Pokemon Rusty FireRed
33 Pokemon Shining Opal FireRed
34 Pokemon Shiny Gold FireRed
35 Pokemon Snakewood Ruby
36 Pokemon Sweet Version FireRed
37 Pokemon Theta Emerald EX Emerald
39 Pokemon Shiny Gold Sigma FireRed
40 Pokemon Ultra Shiny Gold Sigma FireRed
41 Pokemon Unbound FireRed
42 Nameless Fire Red Project FireRed
43 Pokemon Dark Violet FireRed
44 Pokemon Vega FireRed
45 Pokemon Victory Fire Emerald
46 Pokemon CAWPS Emerald
47 Pokemon Mega Emerald X and Y Edition Emerald
48 Pokemon Sigma Emerald Emerald
49 Pokemon Ruby Destiny Reign of Legends Ruby
50 Pokemon Ruby Destiny - Rescue Rangers Ruby
51 Pokemon Fire Burn FireRed
52 Pokemon Pulsar Version Phase 2 FireRed
ROM Base Cheats

What are the best Pokemon GBA ROM Hacks

There are plenty of them, actually. Though hundreds of these games exist online and count each day, the listing above is what we recommend the most. But where should I start? If you’d ask.

We recommend starting with Pokemon Glazed, Ash Gray, and Pokemon Ultra Shiny Gold Sigma for new players. It’s also worth reading our list of the best Pokemon ROM hacks of the year.

Common Pokemon GBA ROM Hacking Problems and Fixing Information

Games Don’t Play

You might find playing the game too difficult for newbies who don’t have prior experience playing these games. Though it may sound so, actually, it’s not. Technical skills may require, but it’s not complicated as you thought.

When you can’t play the game, there are several reasons; 

  • Your emulator doesn’t support the game or can’t read the file format.
  • Error while in the patching process.
  • The game requires a different version of base rom.

GBA emulators can read .GBA files, while some can also read both .GBA and .zip files. Pokemon GBA ROM Hacks with these extensions can surely play with any compatible GBA emulator.

The problem is, most of these games are shared as a patch file; it could be in a .ips or .ups file formats. The solution for this is patching the file to its required base rom.

Note: Some GBA rom hacks require a v1.0 rom version, be sure to check its required version first before patching.

Moreover, some rom hack requires special software for patching, so again, check your game if it requires a different patching app for successful patching.

Share your thoughts and Suggestions

A new generation of Pokemon gaming has emerged on the scene. These are not just the regular Pokemon Game Boy Advance games, but Pokemon GBA ROM hacks that can be played on any emulator supporting Game Boy Advance emulation, including PC emulators and mobile devices running Android or iOS.

The best way to play the classic Pokemon games on your PC or mobile devices is by Pokemon GBA ROM hacks. They’re simple, easy, and they work. GBA ROM hacks are fun and addictive, but not all of them are equally good.

If you believe there’s a good Pokemon GBA rom hack we missed in this collection, share them in the comment section. Don’t forget to include the information on why it should be added to the list. Please share your thoughts about this list, and let’s discuss pokemon gaming.

About PokeCoder

I'm a Pokemon fan since childhood, and I love watching Pokemon movies and TV series. When playing Pokemon games, I use emulators, and I very much enjoy a game when I use a cheat. Join me exploring the world of Pokemon gaming using cheat codes.

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26 thoughts on “Pokemon GBA ROM Hacks – The Ultimate List”

  1. Hi, I am using GBA nostalgia as an emulator and downloaded Pokémon Ruby ROM. MOST of the cheats are working ie. Infinite money, rate candies, master balls. But I can’t seem to get any of the wild pokoemom modifiers to work. Can someone help?

  2. There is this game called Pokémon Opalo and I was wondering if I can play it on my 3ds using TWlLT+menu?

  3. umm just wondering can you tell me a rom here that has like sun and moon or like ultra beasts or something like that

  4. umm hello, I was wondering can you add a thing where you can get infinite rare candy/masterballs because I can’t use game hacks on the thing I use I play with a website that lets me play not a downloaded gba with Gameshark or whatever it called OR can you just give me a website that has no download where I can use hacks?

    • Hey there, I’m afraid I can’t help you with that. Pokemoncoders is more on GBA rom hacks played on an emulator. It’s with an emulator where you can only apply cheats. Hope this information helps.

  5. What are the shiny odds in pokemon lets go pikachu gba. Rom hack? Cause I encountered TWO SHINIES and both weren’t watchable, now I’m sad

      • Yep, I already finished Unbound when the time it got released 😅 and I heard about Radical Red it’s a Hardcore game and I don’t wanna stress myself so I didn’t even try to play it😂

  6. Hey Pokemon Coders! I just found you guys, and you guys are so great! Keep up the great work, by the way, I only wanted to suggest a new name:N-Coders
    Hope you think about it 🙂
    Also, can you please give the for Fire Red Rom Hack?

  7. I’m having issues gettng them to play on my boy! Is there a better app maybe? It keeps saying its unrecognized or something