Decrypting Card2 PowerSave files with CFw?

Discussion in '3DS - ROM Hacking, Translations and Utilities' started by IdahoNate153, Jun 25, 2015.

  1. IdahoNate153

    IdahoNate153 Advanced Member

    Apr 11, 2014
    United States
    I was wondering if there's anyway for me to recover Pokemon from an old backup I have from a bricked copy of X, using CFW with SaveDataFiler for example? If anyone could help, it'd be great thanks.
  2. Kaphotics

    Kaphotics badc0ded

    Sep 10, 2010
    United States
    Does savedatafiler recognize the cartridge?
  3. KashiToxicBlood

    KashiToxicBlood how2hakpls

    Jan 30, 2015
    United States
    same place as Huntereb
  4. Apache Thunder

    Apache Thunder I have cameras in your head!

    Oct 7, 2007
    United States
    Levelland, Texas
    Do you have the ability to dump the rom using gateway menu? If you can recover the header, you can restore the header to a retail rom and manually inject the powersaves save into the a rom using cart2sav. (of coarse you have to remove custom header that powersaves adds to the save first)

    However if you can't recover the header to the game and save data filer does not see the cart, your save is gone forever.

    This requires you own a Gateway otherwise you won't be able to load the rom into slot-1.

    CIAs do not store saves the right way so you can't transfer the save to a CIA of the game unless you have a way to boot the 3DS file.
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