Notched-Ear Pichu Dissapeared?!

Discussion in 'NDS - ROM Hacking and Translations' started by CamulaHikari, Mar 25, 2010.

Mar 25, 2010
  1. CamulaHikari
    OP

    Member CamulaHikari Kami Kurai

    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2008
    Messages:
    715
    Location:
    The Chocolate Factory~<3
    Country:
    Netherlands
    A friend of mine asked if he could change some IV's for my pokemn with pokesav, he also changed my Notched-Ear Pichu's stats, and now when I look it's a normal pichu >.
     


  2. Mikehoncho16

    Member Mikehoncho16 GBAtemp Regular

    Joined:
    Apr 6, 2009
    Messages:
    228
    Country:
    United States
    tough luck man, i think pokesav changed itf to a normal pichu, since it probably doesnt recognize the notched ear pichu (yet), my advice is to wait for a pokesav update, maybe u could then change it back to notched ear pichu, since it is viewed as a different pokemon.
     
  3. Kwartel

    Member Kwartel The fairest in all the land

    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2009
    Messages:
    1,298
    Country:
    Netherlands
    whaha fail
     
  4. CamulaHikari
    OP

    Member CamulaHikari Kami Kurai

    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2008
    Messages:
    715
    Location:
    The Chocolate Factory~<3
    Country:
    Netherlands
    Thank God I keep spare save files, just found a file BEFORE my friend messed with it, and now I have it back WOOHOO~! Only thing is, I have to do about four hours over, Like one route and gym, but I have my NEP back!

    Remember people, DON'T change it's stats or anything cause you might lose it!
     
  5. Lacius

    Member Lacius GBAtemp Psycho!

    Joined:
    May 11, 2008
    Messages:
    3,900
    Location:
    St. Louis, Missouri
    Country:
    United States
    You could have just transferred the NEP from the old save to your current save using Pokesav.
     
  6. Arp1

    Member Arp1 GBAtemp Regular

    Joined:
    Apr 15, 2009
    Messages:
    245
    Location:
    Minnesota
    Country:
    United States
    Why don't you just sav the PKM file and reload it in you're other SAV file.

    EDIT: Actually I don't think that will work, it will be normal again, but give it a try.
     
  7. CamulaHikari
    OP

    Member CamulaHikari Kami Kurai

    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2008
    Messages:
    715
    Location:
    The Chocolate Factory~<3
    Country:
    Netherlands
    Already tried that before using the old sav, doesn't work, it will just be a normal pichu... But I think I will take the pokemon that I caught later and transfer them to this save (the one with NEP)~!
     
  8. PK Strike

    Newcomer PK Strike Advanced Member

    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2010
    Messages:
    57
    Country:
    United States
    You can edit it's stats in a hex editor without losing the spiked ear. It's how I got my level 250 NEP [​IMG]
     
  9. DDTarZan

    Member DDTarZan Never getting laid again /s

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2009
    Messages:
    274
    Location:
    In some trees
    Country:
    United States
    Actually, A shiny Pokemon's shininess depends on their Iv's. You change them, you change it to a normal looking Pokemon. I know, because 1) Bulbapedia, and 2)Experience. Once had a gold Steelix on a Japanese HG ROM, tried to change it's Iv's and it became a normal, silver steelix.

    So in all, a shiny pokemon will probably never be as strong as a normal Pokemon. But it is flashy and pretty and fun to have, don't get me wrong. [​IMG] [​IMG]

    EDIT: Lolz, thought you were talking about the Pikachu-colored Pichu *FAIL*. But maybe the same rules apply anyway. Make sense?
     
  10. Rydian

    Member Rydian Resident Furvert™

    Joined:
    Feb 4, 2010
    Messages:
    27,883
    Location:
    Cave Entrance, Watching Cyan Write Letters
    Country:
    United States
    IIRC a pokemon is shiny or not depending on it's ID combined with it's IVs, so if you modify it's IVs you need to also give it the new ID that will make it shiny with those new IVs.

    I cannot for the life of me find a download link to IVPID.exe, so I put it on mediafire.
    http://www.mediafire.com/?nzjn2zmnoe2

    EDIT: Wait, nevermind, I'm tired. XD
     
  11. Olly

    Newcomer Olly Advanced Member

    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2010
    Messages:
    95
    Country:
    United States
    You can't pokesav the spikey eared pichu.
    It will become normal.
     
  12. s3k7i0n8

    Newcomer s3k7i0n8 Member

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2009
    Messages:
    20
    Country:
    United States
    Olly go to our chat I have something to tell you.
    Edit: A shiny pokemon is determined by an algorithm with the TID, SID, UID, and LID. the UID and LID come from the PID and it has nothing to do with IVs b/c eggs IVs don't have to match the PID
     
  13. DreamTrooper

    Newcomer DreamTrooper Advanced Member

    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2010
    Messages:
    83
    Country:
    Canada
    Hahaha that would suck, i had a similar experience, but not cheating, started my HG game, first pokemon caught was a gold geodude, was psyched on it, then save file got corrupt, and no backup...i was heartbroken (hehe, pun totally intended)
     
  14. CamulaHikari
    OP

    Member CamulaHikari Kami Kurai

    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2008
    Messages:
    715
    Location:
    The Chocolate Factory~<3
    Country:
    Netherlands
    Altough, this makes me wonder, what will happen when you send it to the pokewalker, will it still be NEP when you send it back?
     
  15. Rydian

    Member Rydian Resident Furvert™

    Joined:
    Feb 4, 2010
    Messages:
    27,883
    Location:
    Cave Entrance, Watching Cyan Write Letters
    Country:
    United States
    The game itself determines whether it's a NEP, so yes.
     
  16. GentleFist

    GentleFist Newbie

    i had this pichu too, then i used pokesav to change my charmander to having pokerus and my pichu became normal, i didnt even touch the pichu

    my next approach was loading the sep pkm on my save and it worked but i was upset that it didnt have my ot and trainer id on it anymore and changing it to mine also made it normal...

    so basicly using pokesav makes your sep normal, guess the spikey eared pichu is just too cool so pokesav can't comprehend with it
     
  17. CamulaHikari
    OP

    Member CamulaHikari Kami Kurai

    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2008
    Messages:
    715
    Location:
    The Chocolate Factory~<3
    Country:
    Netherlands
    That's strange, I didn't have this. I chaned quite a few pkmn to have pokerus and also changed my togetic move set (wanted it to have magical leaf, like the togetic on serebii pokedex said). Did the same to my magmar to have it learn thunderpunch, and my pichu is still NEP (this is with that save file that still had it, lucky~!). I also plan to use it to teach my new pokemon (tauros, miltank, magnemite, farfetch'd) to learn the tm's I have and they can learn (saves money [​IMG]).
     
  18. I am r4ymond

    Member I am r4ymond PFE

    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2009
    Messages:
    1,703
    Location:
    Ionia
    Country:
    United States
    I used Pokésav to edit my Pikachu-Colored Pichu too and it turned into a normal Pichu. I made a Backup Save File just in case...so I was right.
     
  19. ferofax

    Member ferofax End of the World

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2009
    Messages:
    2,564
    Location:
    Philippines
    Country:
    Philippines
    moral of the story? don't mess with the pichu. at least, not yet.
     
  20. thedicemaster

    Member thedicemaster GBAtemp Addict

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2008
    Messages:
    2,412
    Country:
    Netherlands
    actually, they even included it in the pokewalker.
    it has it's own image in the pokewalker.
     

Share This Page