Hacking the overworlds & sprites in HeartGold.

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Oct 25, 2010
  1. Gtfo
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    I've got the latest PPRE, editor.exe (Kiwi.ds), and BTX Editor.
    I've started to change the overworlds in a HeartGold ROM and everything's been working fine (Walking, running & bicycle).

    What I'm inquiring about is how to do the following.
    - Edit mugshots.
    - Edit trainer sprites.
    - Edit trainer's Pokemon.
    - Edit the protagonist's back sprite.

    And does anyone know the addresses for all of the protagonist's overworlds?
    I know the following:
    Walking & Running: 69
    Bicycle: 171
    Surfing: 173

    Any help with this would be appreciated.

    Thanks, Greg.
     


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    From What i Know:
    69 - Main (Walking / Running)
    71 - Bike
    73 - 73
    79 - Fishing
    81 - Needs Editing
    87 - Save
    95 - Team Rocket Uniform
    97 - Needs Editing
    99 - Contest Uniform
    207 - Needs Editing
    248 - Team Rocket Uniform Saving

    There are more i didn't write down since I lost the numbers
     
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    Thanks alot! Really appreciate it.

    Does anyone know how to do the following?
    - Edit mugshots
    - Edit trainer sprites
    - Edit trainer's Pokemon
    - Edit the protagonist's back sprite

    EDIT:
    It won't let me edit the BTX of 97. (Using BTX Editor)
     
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    i never edited 97, and also i can't find the mugshots or anything sorry
     
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    Oh, it's just that you said "97 - Needs Editing" in your earlier post.
    And, don't worry. Thanks for you help!

    EDIT:
    I need the addresses for the following overworlds:
    [​IMG]
     
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    ill go find the number but the contest sprite is the same look
     
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    Wait, you told me the address for the Pokethlon sprites, it's 99.

    I just need the addresses for the ones in the pic (excluding Pokethlon)
    And I need the bronze Pokethlon
     
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    89 = Using the Pokecenter
    97 = Using the Pokecenter (Team Rocket)

    But BTX editor won't let me open them?


    @Necron N.N
    I'm having trouble using that program though.. I'll keep trying.


    EDIT:
    [​IMG]
    I've put together the overworlds for both outfits, but I don't know how to get them into the game.
    The only overworlds I need to replace are:
    Both the Pokecenters and using a HM (which I can't find)
     
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    Well, if you have trouble with any sprite, just send me a PM and I can replace it.
     
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    I need to replace the overworlds for when the character uses the Pokemon Center
    Apparently they are (using BTX editor - in root/a/0/8/1):
    89 = Using the Pokecenter
    97 = Using the Pokecenter (Team Rocket)
    But when I try to open the .BTX files, BTX Editor crashes.
    What I need help with is applying the overworlds of Red (normal and in Team Rocket's disguise) to the following ROM:
    (EDIT: I'm having troubles uploading the ROM)

    Would you mind guiding me on how you would go about doing what I requested?
     
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    Not necessary to upload the rom. I don't do this with the BTX editor (and apparently it doesn't work properly) I prefer the method I told you earlier. Send me the edited archive in root/a/0/8/1 and I will work on this.
     
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    Here's the "1" file (root/a/0/8/1)
    http://www.mediafire.com/?d029q6ejbx5qelc

    It's one from a HeartGold ROM, I've edited the overworlds of (and working fine):
    - Walking
    - Running
    - Bicycle
    - Fishing
    - Surfing
    - Climbing?
    - Apricorns
    - Saving
    - Pokethlon
    - Walking - Team Rocket
    - Running - Team Rocket
    - Saving - Team Rocket
     
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    Ok, here is it. Inside the rar you'll find the modified "1" file (named Custom1), the images the program uses, pallet values and two .txt with numbers, those are used in PokeTEX. Enjoy!

    http://www.mediafire.com/?67q7qpecw51srm0
     
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    The overworlds work perfectly, thank you so much!

    Would you mind doing the same for when the player uses a Pokemon? (using the 1 you used)
    [​IMG]

    EDIT: Poketex keeps freezing for me.
    I select the ROM, then I pick one of the things in the dropbox and then, bam, freeze. [​IMG]
     
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    Make sure you have extracted the "1" file and renamed to 1.nds
    And about the HM sprites, I couldn't find them [​IMG]
    I will ask the guy who find the values to post another list with those values.
     
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    Ugh, I still don't know how to use PokeTEX, I tried following the tutorial in Yellow's thread, but nothing works.
    I select the rom (.nds file) then I pick one of the options in the drop-down box and then the overworlds/image that should appear, doesnt.

    Do you know how to edit the trainer sprites and back sprites?
     
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    I think you can use PokeDSPic (don't know if it works with HGSS, check the other forum)
    And for PokeTEX, I think you need to use the file with the backsprites in the same manner as the "1" file (but you need other offsets, the ones in the "list.txt" will only work with the "1" file)
     
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    I've been away from the computer for a while now, here's my progress:

    - I've replaced all of the overworlds of Ethan except for the HM ones
    - Replaced the overworld of Red atop Mt. Silver with someone else
    - Replaced Red's team

    What I still need to do:

    - Replace the trainer sprite of Red
    - Change the name of "PKMN Trainer Red"
    - Change the back sprites
    - Change the mugshots
    - Change the trainer sprite on the trainer card
     
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    What exactly are you trying to do in hacking HeartGold? Make a Kanto remake?
     

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