Flashcarts and Pokemon Bank

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  1. DQScott95
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    Will I be able to transfer pokemon over from my Heartgold game that I have on my Supercars DSTWO or do I need a retail cart?
     
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    You need a retail cart
     
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    You can toss your savegame onto a retail cart with a save dongle. :)
     
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    You have to transfer them to Gen. V first.
     
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    Can you link me to the save dongle? I probably wont go through all that effort (my friends have the retail carts) but itll be good to know how to do that.
     
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    You don't even need a dongle (if you have a DS Phat/Lite). Just get this nice tool and you are good to go.
     
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    Are there instruction on how to use this thing? I have a DS phat but have no idea what to do with this lol.

    EDIT: I am understanding correctly that this allows flashing a game save onto a retail cart, right?

    EDIT2: instruction are in the pdf lol. My bad!
     
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    if you friend has retail 4th gen game. then just trade your pokemon to your friend's game, and then poketransfer them to a retail 5th gen game and then you can pokebank them.
     
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    This is interesting news. I should be able to use my Acekard, and my retail Pokemon Pearl game, trade between the two (using my brother's DS/3DS for my retail Pearl) to transfer my Pokemon, right?
     
  10. Naridar

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    On a different note, do flash carts have anything of the savegame ROM sort? What happened if I tried flashing a savegame with the tool mentioned above to let's say, an R4 or another flashcart?
     
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    like in an earlier post Gamemaster you need to transfer your pearl pokemon over to black/white or black white 2 then bank them
     
  12. YayMii

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    If you're just transferring a save file from one flashcart to another, you could just take the .sav file and move it over to the microSD card of the other. If you're using the tool to get the save from a retail cart, I'm assuming it generates the .sav file which should work fine with a ROM.
     
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    I recommend NDS Adapter plus. I used it for the same reason and it works!
     
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    no problem.
     
  18. Naridar

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    That wasn't what I was getting at, the goal is not to copy a save between flashcarts, but to make use of a ROM's .sav file without a retail cart (Pokemon b/w/b2/w2 still costs over 50$ worth of HUF here). Basically to insert a flashcart instead of a retail cart in the .sav flasher.
     
  19. lordofthereef

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    You can't do that, because of the way poke bank works. You need a legit cart. However, once you have one, you can move saves back and forth.
     
  20. YayMii

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    Yeah, that's not possible. You need to transfer the .sav to a legit cart.