Is there a list of which games save data in Extdata?

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    I just want to know which games utilize extdata/save to it in some capacity so as to know which ones need a backup.
     
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    Most games don't use extdata for anything important.
    As far as games that save all their data to extdata, I only know of Fantasy Life, but I think there's at least one other.
    Anyway it's a good idea to backup both extdata and save data whenever you back up saves with JKSM.
     
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    Do you know if the pokemon games save anything to extdata off the top of your head? I would assume not, but I have no idea if maybe they stored some data relating to the friend safari/bases or whatever(I don't think these examples make sense actually but you get what I mean).
     
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    I think triforce heroes does too
     
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    i believe monster hunter gen does
     
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    I think the mystery gift data is stored there. Maybe some other stuff.

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    Just backup everything
     
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    Doesn't system settings tell you?
     
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    Sun/Moon never even used extdata for me, as far as I know. I checked a few times by trying to back it up with JKSM. But WeedZ might be right, as I don't think I checked after receiving a mystery gift.
    I have no idea about the other games.

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    I think it does, actually, but I only ever go into System Settings to add a wifi network (the limit of 3 at a time is really annoying)