Downgrade or no?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by tintin.92, Jan 11, 2015.

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    Currently I have no GW card, and am considering purchasing one. Before that, Ihave a couple of questions.

    1) What exactly are the advantages of downgrading vs staying on say, 8.1 since both support EmuNand? I only know that the DS profile exploit is easier to use.
    2) If you upgrade back up to a 6.2+ FW after downgrading, are saves usable again?
    3) Does formatting SysNAND have any effect on save files on type2 retails carts? I.E. Omega Ruby.
    4) My 3DS XL is a refurbished model, and came with 8.1. Is it safe to downgrade?
    5) I have no 3DS flash cart at the moment (only a DS flashcart). I'm debating if there is any point to doing anything right now. All I want to do is play my Omega Ruby in peace, online, without breaking possibility of using GW in the future.
     
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