How to use pksm

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  1. Hockeydavid
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    Every time I boot up pksm.3dsx on steelhax homebrew, I get stuck on a yellow screen. How do I fix this?
     
  2. ThoD

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    You must get the FULL homebrew version, .xml files included and everything, not just the single .3dsx file, otherwise it won't work right. But if it still doesn't work, just get CFW instead and run it as CIA.
     
  3. Hockeydavid
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    Where do i download the .xml file and other important files? i can't find them on GitHub. I don't want to use CFW because I am afraid of breaking my 3ds.
     
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    If pksm requires custom firmware, than why is there a pksm.3dsx file?
     
  6. lone_wolf323

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    The same reason as why FBI has a .3dsx file aswell as needing full cfw to even work.
     
  7. Kwyjor

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    Then you can't use PKSM, period.

    If you want, you can dump your save data using JKSM and then edit it on a PC using PkHex. That should let you do everything you would be able to do with PKSM.
     
  8. ihaveamac

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    PKSM.3dsx is used for the Rosalina-based launcher, which is provided by Luma3DS. It is not usable with userland-only exploits.
     
  9. TurdPooCharger

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  10. lone_wolf323

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    I think its actually pksm. the pokemon one. Its one letter off of jksm which was another thread OP had opened aswell.
     
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  11. TurdPooCharger

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    >_< Crunchy feelings.

    It doesn't help I'm working on something with a similar name to those two. :lol:
     
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  12. Hockeydavid
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    Is there a homebrew version for pkhex? Does it have a pokemon bank that allows me to transfer pokemon between gen 6 and 7?
     
  13. ihaveamac

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    PKHeX is a PC program. PKSM is a separate program that runs on the console. But you must use custom firmware for it.

    So your choice is to export the save, edit on PC, and re-import; or set up custom firmware to use PKSM (recommended). Or in this specific case, use Pokémon Bank.
     
    Last edited by ihaveamac, Aug 19, 2019