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Drag & Drop tool that emulates:

  • Any official transfer method
  • Fakes non-official transfer methods (backwards conversion)

Converts a pkm/3gpkm file to any of the forward generation formats, depending on what the user selects.


(beta: 100+ dl's) + 25

Programmed in C#

Generation 3 Transfers will transfer to the 'native game language' using that language's DP trash bytes.

In other words, a JP Pokemon will transfer to a 'fake' JP DP game and won't receive the Nickname flag if its species name matches the nickname.

Transferring to Gen 6 has an option to specify the 3DS Country/SubRegion/GeoRegion and Trainer Name/Gender that receives it.

Want RBY/GSC (Gen 1/2) to Gen 3 transfers? Use Metropolis' Converter.


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But i am transferring to my DS Game! I use an emulator with save Editors, though.

Hi, Please help,

I am a newbie when it comes to transferring Pokemon. I am used to the Pokecheck site when I transferred over wifi and had no problems with that. Since Pokecheck is down I am looking for a new way to transfer Pokemon to either White 2 or to gen 6, I have both. I have downloaded Pokegen 3.1.13 and generated a legal Zekrom to test. Then I also downloaded the pk2pk software and changed the pkm file to a pk# file without errors.

How do I transfer this file to my game? Please help, I have searched the forums now for about an hour and do not find anything.

Thanks for any help.

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I've got an issue converting 4 Gen .PKM to 5 and 6 Gen.

When i extracted a .PKM file from Pokegen [HG Save], it said my .PKM file is encrypted.

So, i used Poké Transfer tool:


Does it was made to not read encrypted .PKM [Pokegen] files or should i use other Save Editor [Which one?]?

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Thanks for the program Kaphotics.

I just want to report this, I'm transferring my Pokemon from Sapphire to HG and when i check at Legality Checker it says valid in all parameter with Unkwon GBA Type.

So I have a valid Pokemon from my Sapphire in HG. But the problem is when I transfer that Pokemon to my Black 2 from my HG file, it's valid in all parameter but with Hacked or Unknown Pokemon.

Is that all right? or I have done something wrong while transferring?

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