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    NTRBootHax/Magnethax Released

    By theSLAYER, in News,

    The image is a joke, and is a gross misrepresentation of how it works. Well, almost.


    NTRBootHax, formerly known as MagnetHax, has been released for public usage.
    Earlier this year, with a combined usage of a Magnet and a NDS Flashcart, @SciresM demonstrated in a video that he gained early access to bootrom of the 3DS.
    This method is also said to be able to salvage 3DSs' from the hell, that made them effectively a brick.

    A magnet is only required for models that can be "flipped shut"; 2DS (non-XL) doesn't require this.
    Possibly due to an oversight by programmers/hardware developers, the 3DS checks to see if Start+Select+X is held down, and if the shell is closed.
    If so, the 3DS will attempt to boot from an NDS cartridge from the bootrom (with bootrom access).
    Hence, the purpose of the magnet is enable a state that the 3DS believes that the shell is closed.

    With this hax, it'll allow the use of save editors like PKHeX and ROM hacks using HANS.



    Pikachu is being distributed at the annual Pikachu Outbreak in Yokohama, Japan from August 9, 2017 through August 14, 2017! 


    We need your help in obtaining the WC7FULL Yokohama Pikachu event.  Very limited on time to collect this file, so any cooperation is appreciated.

    Prerequisites: Device running CFW, BootNTR and JKSM or equivalent save manager.
    If you are able to attend the event, here is a guide that will teach you how use NTR to do a RAM dump, which will ultimately provide the WC7FULL.


    For ongoing discussions and to submit your files, please visit the following forum:

    Sources: pokemon.co.jp, yokohamajapan.com


    Special thanks to Event Contributor @argus1963 for providing Project Pokémon with the WC7FULL files for Ditto, Mimikyu and both Pikachu; all of which were obtainable during Sunday's parade.  

    The files will be available in the Event Gallery after the Event Staff has properly inspected them.




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    PKHeX 17.08.07 is now available!  Checkout the new details below and then visit the download link above to grab a copy of the software.  


    What's New in Version 17.08.07

    17/08/07 - New Update:
     - Legality:
     - - Changed: XD/Colo PIDIV detection speed improved by a factor of ~8000x
     - - Changed: Method# PIDIV detection speed improved by a factor of ~250x
     - - Changed: Another round of legality check updates. Thanks (so many different users)!
     - - Fixed: Pokewalker PID detection now recognizes PIDs correctly.
     - - Fixed: Air Cutter switched with Roost in OR/AS tutor compatibility list. Thanks @architdate!
     - - Changed: Updated Chinese translation files. Thanks @wwwwwwzx!
     - - Added: Gen2 headbutt encounters are now checked for headbutt legality. Thanks @javierhimura!
     - - Added: Transferring a pkm from XD to any other game will now receive a Fateful Encounter flag if appropriate.
     - Added: WC3 (gen3 event template) -> pkm conversion. Use the Mystery Gift Database.
     - Added: Ability to batch edit trash bytes (.Nickname_Trash=$[]43,00,...)
     - Added: Inventory items can now be sorted by index number.
     - Changed: Event Flag/Constant editor redesigned to separate tabs.
     - Changed: Deoxys in Gen3 now shows up with the game-specific form.
     - Fixed: Platinum special wallpapers now appear correctly. Thanks @sora10pls!
     - Fixed: D/P current poketch app now loads correctly. Thanks @sora10pls!
     - Fixed: D/P mail item inventory now loads correctly. Thanks @sora10pls!
     - Fixed: Importing qr from url now behaves correctly. Thanks @ForcedToRock!
     - Fixed: Battle Revolution data now loads correctly. Thanks Maddaren!




    Jirachi is being distributed at the Tohoku Pokémon Center August 6, 2017 through August 13, 2017! 

    We need your help in obtaining the Pokémon Center Tohoku Jirachi event.  We have only one week to collect the WC7FULL!
    If you are willing and able to get the WC7FULL of this event, here is a guide that will teach you how use NTR to do a RAM dump

    For ongoing discussions and to submit files, please visit the following forum



    Special thanks to Contributors @theSLAYER, @huminyu and @Amateraven for providing Project Pokémon with the files for this Jirachi event.

    As always, you can find this file in the Event Gallery.  Enjoy!





    Pokémon GO Fest is due to begin today, July 22, 2017, at 10am, CDT and will wrap-up at 7pm.  This event is the most
    anticipated one to happen since Pokémon Go’s launch, which was just over a year ago.  There is so much hype behind GO Fest
    because we could potentially encounter and catch the first Legendary Pokémon in Pokémon GO.  It will require teamwork
    from Trainers all across the World and especially from those attending the localized event in Chicago’s Grant Park for a
    successful outcome.

    There are three phases to this event.  During Phase 1: Catch Challenge, there will be three Challenge Windows.
    The first will be at 11am-11:30am, and then 1pm-1:30pm and finally 3pm-3:30pm.  Within these Challenge Windows,
    Trainers in attendance at Grant park will try to catch specific Pokémon-types (e.g., Fire, Water, Grass, Electric) in order
    to unlock special perks for everyone else that is concurrently catching as many Pokémon as possible around the global.
    The in-game perks vary from an extra Candy bonus, XP bonus, Stardust bonus, faster egg hatching and so on.P1.png


    Overall, the goal is to catch as many Pokémon as humanly possible within the Challenge Windows for two reasons.
    One, is to increase the duration of these perks; a Bronze Reward will extend a perks duration by 24 hours and a Silver Reward
    will extend a perks duration by 48 hours. The second and most important reason to participate is to collectively catch
    enough Pokémon to receive the Gold Reward.  If Gold tier is achieved, it will unlock Phase 2: Mystery Challenge, in Grant Park.P2.png


    After a successful Phase 1, a heavy burden will then fall upon the Trainers in Grant Park. From 6pm to 7pm CDT a new
    Challenge Window will open causing a Legendary Pokémon to spawn in the game’s first ever Legendary Raid Battle.
    If the Trainers actually defeat the Legendary Pokémon, the rest of the world will be rewarded with Phase 3: Global Reward.
    Legendary Raids will begin popping up worldwide the day after Pokémon GO Fest.  Sources say that the Global Reward
    Challenge Window will be from July 23 to July 24, 2017.




    Trainers everywhere can tune in to watch the action taking place in Grant Park live and join in the conversation using #PokemonGOFest on social media. Follow the official livestream on Twitch or YouTube for the latest news coming out of Pokémon GO Fest including Challenge Window updates, exclusive interviews, and the reveal of the first Legendary Pokémon!

    —The Pokémon GO team


    Source: pokemongolive.com

    Update: Words from Niantic regarding today's "technical issues"


    Today at Pokémon GO Fest in Chicago, technical issues created problems for a large number of players attending the event. From everyone at Niantic, we apologize to all of the Trainers who came out to Pokémon GO Fest today. Although we were able to solve many of the technical issues, we were not able to offer every attendee a great experience.

    Niantic is taking the following steps immediately:

    • All registered attendees will soon receive an email with instructions on how to receive a full refund for the cost of their ticket. These instructions will be sent to the email addresses associated with your Pokémon GO account.
    • All registered attendees will receive $100 in PokéCoins in their Pokémon GO account.
    • Special Pokémon, Eggs, and check-in PokéStops appearing during Pokémon GO Fest have had their range increased to a two mile radius surrounding Grant Park through Monday morning, July 24. These Pokémon and Eggs will only be visible to Pokémon GO Fest attendees who validated the QR code they received when they entered Pokémon GO Fest. Attendees who were unable to validate their QR code during the event can do so through the special PokéStops through Monday morning.
    • All registered attendees will have the Legendary Pokémon, Lugia, added to their account.

    We appreciate the patience of all the Trainers who joined us in Chicago this weekend. We will strive to make sure our experiences are of the highest quality going forward.

    —The Pokémon GO team



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