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  1. Not a leaked ROM, it would be a leaked disc since they were distributed using a Nintendo GameCube. There’s in fact a possibility that someone might have stolen one of these discs, I remember some comments on 2ch about that which was about ネガイボシ. The multi boot ROM is pretty much the one we have. The one from the Wishmaker Disc and it is the whole reason only why we have figured out the algorithm. I can’t imagine Ahiru or anyone else did the same long ago... It must be said that it’s a pretty complicated algorithm and not easy to make hacks without fully understanding it. So everyone who tries to hack a 5th Anniversary Egg will most likely fail. Trash bytes really tell us a lot about the software and in this case also the party slot it was generated into, kinda similar to the trash bytes of migrated Pokémon in Gen 4. The software builds the Pokémon’s substructure by stacking offset data to the substructure based on the party slot, this way the previously stacked leftover from the ReadFlash subroutine gets overwritten. Unlike in newer events starting with ネガイボシ2 were this was done in WRAM and the offset data is stored as global variables. Btw. I just noticed that we went Off-Topic.
  2. @theSLAYER all I can say is that these Pokémon's data is as legal as it gets. If the Event Pokémon in the gallery would all have to be verified it would mean that a lot Events would have to be sorted out. Especially if the rule is that it must come from the original receiver. There's always a risk of something being a perfect hack, that's just the sad reality.
  3. Cool I didn’t know there is a WC4 format now. It was about time.
  4. Yeah... especially Gen 3 Events like Mystery Gifts (Egg Presents), a PCNY Disc and some Nintendo Download Play Apps. Damn, there are so many softwares I would like to take a look at for the sake of knowledge...
  5. I know about the Celebi software, just dunno how much it’s comparable... setting the OT Name up for it must have worked differently codewise, because there are Trash Bytes unlike in Mew's case. When it comes to Mew I didn’t said it’s necessarily fixed per machine/software. There was a fixed amount of days and units at Space World 1997 and apparently they distributed ヨッシー Mews at one system and then distributed ドンキー Mews at another time. So the names either changed randomly after reset, or they were set up by staff, or it was a combination of both, but I don’t know... would be interesting to know what kind of information you have about it if you know more. I still imagine that these were some kind of default OT Names, just because it’s too coincidental how they made use of the names YOSHI and LUIGI in different variations in America. Like YOSHIRA, YOSHIRB ect... + also if it’s true マクハリ (Same Software btw!) has been used quite a lot in Japan, for both WHF and Space World, most likely whenever they distributed at Makuhari. They used multiple systems as well and could have went with チバ for WHF because they used city names in other distributions, but always used マクハリ. So I believe it migh have been pre-set... The thing I’m interested the most though are the DVs. Apparently earlier Japanese Mews (before Space World 1997) had random DVs and weren't fix like the Mews we know and I believe that the reason they are fix is a bug and was not supposed to be like that. Wished we could get our hands on the software to disassemble it, maybe we could find out.
  6. Wow! Amazing! Great job guys. What’s really great about this is that this pretty much confirms that the existence of the マリオ OT Name among others must be true, which just btw. were distributed at Space World 1997. The software for distributing MARIO Mew obviously was a localized version of the one they used in Japan and that explains the same DVs and choice of OT Names. Other OT names I heard about are クッパ -, ピーチ and just recently I learned aboutドンキー. I haven’t seen a single living example of マリオ Mew until now... But why would they distribute only ヨッシー and ルイージ without the most important Nintendo name, especially considering they had 10~ distribution units being used.
  7. It looks like it has not been documented anywhere yet and it might be worth to share it. These are the locations where the Special Ribbon data is stored: Save File Section 4 RS Offset 0x290 FRLG Offset 0x21C E Offset 0x328 Info: I already checked the assemblies on GitHub and it seems like this has not been disassembled yet... The games have built in some kind of mechanic where when a Pokémon is traded (holding a Special Ribbon?) this data is apparently compared and exchanged. By default the slots are set to 0 but I noticed something strange in some save files I have examined. Some save files had slots filled with FFs and this is exchanged in case of a trade as well. That's how I confirmed that there 11 Slots even there are just 7 Special Ribbons in total. I have a feeling that the FF padding might be coming from COL & XD. Unfortunately the FF padding was also to be seen in the Festa Metang save files from Ahiru's Wonderland. So we can't be completely sure what kind of data was distributed with it. The German Debug Version of Pokémon Ruby has a Debug Menu including Mystery Event functions and one of them is for giving a Special Ribbon to all Pokémon inside the Team. Which is a Marine Ribbon with the assigned text "2003 REGIONAL TOURNEY CHAMPION RIBBON". In this case only the respective Slot of the Marine Ribbon changed while the other Slots remained untouched. I think for Festa Metang it was done the same way and the FF padding really just came from the GCN Games. If anyone has a relatively fresh Colosseum or XD save file which has never traded with a GBA game before we could figure out where this data came from.
  8. Where do you have this Rocks Metang from? Or did you make it by yourself? We desperately need an untouched one.
  9. I guess the only way to get the Pokédex entry is to trade it back and forth with someone...
  10. @Deoxyz I can see this happening and that's what sucks about this. Even if you inject it into memory while playing it won't work. This is like in Gen 3 with the Mystery Event script that runs from memory automatically when you received an Event. We're doomed as far as preserving these Mystery Gifts goes and I wouldn't even be surprised if that's the future of Mystery Gifts.
  11. Because it’s not there. You wouldn’t even be able to inject it at this point.
  12. Mew is THE mythical Pokémon. Since when are mythical Pokémon worthless? Just because it doesn’t have a Special Move, Hidden Ability, isn’t Shiny? People keep talking about the price (50$) which is not even for the Mew, it’s for the Poké Ball Plus itself. It was made for children and I believe children will love it. At least when I was a child I would have loved it. Considering the price for useless toys these days I consider this one at least being somewhat useful. You can use it as a controller for this game and it works with Pokémon Go, like it spins PokéStops for you which is convenience. And those who don’t like it that much and just got it for the Mew can sell it, so what’s the problem? As a kid I started playing Pokémon with Gen 1 and in those days you were only able to get Mew locally, which means for most people that you had to travel. Also there have been many events over the time where you had to watch a movie or even fly somewhere with ANA, participate in some events, buy magazines to get a ticket to only have a chance to get an event, where you had to win drawings and contests. Sometimes you had to buy another game like an early version of Colosseum for Celebi in Japan or in the U.S. to get Jirachi... Pokémon Ranger for Manaphy is another example. Or how about the Virtual Console Mew were you had to buy a limited 2DS? (100$ Mew, lol) If the Poké Ball Plus is considered a paywall you might as well call all these things “paywalls”. But the thing is paying real life money in order to get an event is nothing new and it made events special since it was not so easy to obtain them. The real problem I feel is rather that there is no other way to get Mew. You have to communicate with their server which means getting Mew from the Poké Ball Plus might be in fact time limited as it has been previously stated. You can’t transfer Mew from Go or from Pokémon Bank, which really doesn’t make sense to me and I hope in the future there will be other ways to get Mew.
  13. According to the information, maybe? Someone will have to test it. I can't test it myself right now unfortunately as I'm busy dealing with some stuff.
  14. It's Lv. 1 actually and has Pound as Move. Poké Ball is a normal Poké Ball. OT Name and ID No. matches Trainer's. Oh yeah, 3 IVs seem to be MAX. That's all I figured out. An internet connection was required to redeem it, so the gift must have come from the Server... it's a real Mystery Gift with a Wonder Card with the text "You got Mew!" and "Mythical Pokémon Mew Gift" in the header line (which is now on the bottom) with a time stamp. The received Pokémon goes straight into the Pokémon Box. Edit: Check @SciresM's Twitter for more information:
  15. So that's how you get Mew from the Poké Ball Plus:
  16. They are legit. We have over hundreds of these Pikachu Event Pokémon, they are some of the most commonly collected events because they were distributed at every Pokémon Center in Japan. Most of the files were collected by Ahiru and can be traced to 2005 and then there are a few from Takasan who can be traced back to that time as well. Also there are indicators that they came from the distribution software, the seeds for example which were determined the same way as Meteor/Wishmaker Jirachi's. GW Pikachu in turn has an unknown incrementing seeding method which we think is time based and additionally a randomized OT Gender. So what is legal about these Events is pretty much known, the only Pikachu Event we are missing and we don't know about is Sapporo Pikachu. I'm kinda surprised that Ahiru's Wonderland files aren't already in the gallery.
  17. My eyes are so thankful for the dark theme! Thank you very much!
  18. Update from 9/15/2017: Thanks for all the contributions so far, I confirmed that DeSmuME emulates the migration from Gen 3 to Gen 4 very well. I will still do some more tests and check if bugs happen but so far I couldn't see anything that differs from a Pokemon that was migrated on a real DS. From my standpoint what has been said about it are rumors and I want to put these rumors into the land of the myths by confirming the real Trash Bytes. This makes my former plan of providing information for an "Pal Park Editor" obsolete... so I decided to change the subject of this Thread. Instead I would like to collect this data for a perfect legality analysis of migrated Pokemon from Gen 3 and Gen 4. This might also help to determine wether a migrated 3rd Gen Event Pokemon to Gen 4 is hack, at least to a higher percentage. As you might know, many 3rd Gen Event Pokemon had been migrated to Gen 4 when the DS Games were released... At least in the communities of the west, 4th Gen files were very popular back in the days. Between these Events some very rare ones that are impossible to find as Gen 3 files. Links: https://projectpokemon.org/wiki/Trash_Bytes#Migrated_via_Pal_Park Attached Files for the Research: Pal Park Research save files (Gen 4).7z Pal Park Research save files (Gen 3).7z
  19. I decided to finally move the Gen 3 Mystery Events & Mystery Gifts into the Events Section. Also with this I would like to hand the Gen 3 Events to theSLAYER & the PPorg Community. The archive includes all the official Mystery Events & Mystery Gifts we collected during the Research. I want to apologize at this point that we had to keep a lot of this Research private, but it was necessary to find the right time for the release. Especially in order to prevent hacks spreading a prematurely Release wouldn't have been so good. That's why we were holding it back until we collected the most important Events. I'm happy to announce that we have been successful. I want to thank everyone for your patience and interest for the project! Special thanks of course to everyone who contributed. Now we're still missing some Events and to those of you who want to contribute you can either post in this Thread, write a PM to suloku, the moderation of this forum or to me. Alternatively (and in case you aren't registered in this forum) you can reach us sending an E-Mail to: gen3mysterygift@gmail.com What we collected so far: MISSING EVENTS Year Type Title Ticket/Pokemon WC ID Games Missing Languages Missing 2004 Egg Pokémon Egg Present Oddish ??? FireRed/LeafGreen JPN 2004 Egg Pokémon Egg Present Meowth ??? FireRed/LeafGreen JPN 2004 Egg Pokémon Egg Present Poliwag ??? FireRed/LeafGreen JPN 2004 Egg Pokémon Egg Present Bellsprout ??? FireRed/LeafGreen JPN 2005 Ticket "MYSTIC TICKET" TCG WOLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2005 Mystic Ticket 1001 FireRed/LeafGreen ENG 2005 Ticket "MYSTIC TICKET" POKéMON ROCKS AMERICA 2005? Mystic Ticket 1001 FireRed/LeafGreen & Emerald ENG 2005 Egg Wish Eggs Farfetch'd ??? FireRed/LeafGreen ENG 2005 Egg Wish Eggs Drowzee ??? FireRed/LeafGreen ENG 2005 Egg Wish Eggs Exeggcute ??? FireRed/LeafGreen ENG 2005 Egg Wish Eggs Lickitung ??? FireRed/LeafGreen ENG 2005 Egg Wish Eggs Chansey ??? FireRed/LeafGreen ENG 2005 Egg Wish Eggs Kangaskhan ??? FireRed/LeafGreen ENG 2005 Egg PokéPark Egg Present Psyduck ??? FireRed/LeafGreen & Emerald JPN 2005 Egg PokéPark Egg Present Pichu ??? FireRed/LeafGreen & Emerald JPN 2005 Egg PokéPark Egg Present Igglybuff ??? FireRed/LeafGreen & Emerald JPN 2005 Egg PokéPark Egg Present Corsola ??? FireRed/LeafGreen & Emerald JPN 2005 Egg PokéPark Egg Present Taillow ??? FireRed/LeafGreen & Emerald JPN 2005 Egg PokéPark Egg Present Surskit ??? FireRed/LeafGreen & Emerald JPN 2005 Egg PokéPark Egg Present Whismur ??? FireRed/LeafGreen & Emerald JPN 2005 Egg PokéPark Egg Present Skitty ??? FireRed/LeafGreen & Emerald JPN 2005 Egg PokéPark Egg Present Plusle ??? FireRed/LeafGreen & Emerald JPN 2005 Egg PokéPark Egg Present Minun ??? FireRed/LeafGreen & Emerald JPN 2005 Egg PokéPark Egg Present Spoink ??? FireRed/LeafGreen & Emerald JPN 2005 Egg PokéPark Egg Present Spinda ??? FireRed/LeafGreen & Emerald JPN 2005 Egg PokéPark Egg Present Cacnea ??? FireRed/LeafGreen & Emerald JPN 2005 Egg PokéPark Egg Present Corphish ??? FireRed/LeafGreen & Emerald JPN 2005 Egg PokéPark Egg Present Wynaut ??? FireRed/LeafGreen & Emerald JPN About the ME3 & WC3 Files: A Tool to use these files was made and published by suloku and it can be found right here: https://projectpokemon.org/forums/showthread.php?50474-GEN-III-Mystery-Gift-Tool-Nintendo-Events-Wondercards-e-Trainer-cards-and-e-Berry-editor-(and-more!) Special thanks to everyone who contributed and also to たかさん who preserved most of the Japanese Mystery Gifts. PPorg_GenIII_Events.7z
  20. It's very interesting because what you play on Pokemon Box isn't actually the game from your cartridge, it's emulation like you said and the ROMs of Ruby and Sapphire are on the disc. I'm also wondering how it does the RTC stuff and if it uses the GameCube's RTC instead of the cartridge's RTC. Also I'm wondering how it gets the Seed for the Eggs Generation and why people claim it is impossible to RNG them. As it would not be too difficult with a dry battery if the game's RTC is used. I actually have so many questions regarding how everything was done, I thought there should be a Multi Boot ROM that is downloaded to get access to the save file but couldn't find anything so far...
  21. By the way... I would really like to know what's the deal with Pokemon BOX. I have heard that you can get many Method-4 Pokemon with it. Is that true? And does it affect Pokemon that are usually Method-1 only as well? I don't have the complete hardware setup now but did in the past, wished I could check it out for myself... This would be a Ruby and Sapphire only thing but still interesting I guess.
  22. We are receiving so many questions like this nowadays... no one wants to play these games anymore? lol
  23. I think it's worth to try mGBA as well as it was designed completely independent from VBA.
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