[Tutorial] Infinite Picrites on Pokemon Picross

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  1. ScarletKohaku
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    NOTE: If you are using the Homebrew Launcher on firmware 9.3 or higher, you can skip any SaveDataFiler steps, and instead follow what is quoted below.
    A fairly short tutorial on how to get infinite Picrites on the new free-to-play Pokemon game.

    What You'll Need
    • Pokemon Picross (duh)
    • SaveDataFiler (or another way to extract and import your save)
    • HxD (or another hex editor)
    Step 1:
    Start a file and get some Picrites. You get plenty from the tutorial world.

    Step 2:
    Extract your save. The ID on SaveDateFiler for the EUR and US (NA) game is 017C1. I'm unsure of other regions. Once highlighted press Y to export save to SD.

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    Step 3:
    Open the "all.dat" file in HxD.

    Step 4:
    Go to Offset 00000B40. The offset is shown on the left side of the screen if you're unsure as to where you should be looking.

    Step 5:
    Edit the four numbers highlighted to FF FF. The values shown below will be different since we likely don't have the same number of Picrites.

    [​IMG] -> [​IMG]

    Step 6:
    Save your edit in HxD and put your newly saved file "all.dat" back on your SD in the correct folder of Pokemon Picross (X:\filer\UserSaveData\20151205133407\000017c1\) -> 20151205133407 is a date/time stamp, so will be different.

    Step 7:
    In SaveDataFiller, under the tab "User" search again for "017C1" and when highlighted (yellow) press R+X to delete the secure value

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    Step 8:
    Now go to the tab "SD" and select "000017c1", when highlighted press "A" to import your save, then press Home button to exit SaveDataFiller and start Pokémon Picross.

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    Step 7:
    Enjoy the game. If you want to support the people that made it, buy some Picrites in the store or something.

    [​IMG]

    Worked great for me, here's hoping it'll save a few people long waits between levels ^^ Let me know if there are any issues!

    EDIT: Although the game says 9999, I believe doing this actually sets your Picrite count to 65535 (the value of FFFF when you convert it to decimal). So yeah, you probably won't run out.

    EDIT 2: Thanks to @DjoeN for the clearer instructions ^^
     
    Last edited by ScarletKohaku, Sep 28, 2016


  2. shadowofdarkness

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    The title id 017C1 is the same for NA systems.
     
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    Updated the post thanks ^^
     
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    Well that was fast! ^_^
     
  5. ScarletKohaku
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    I really like Picross and wanted to play more xD
     
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    Can't extract the save using *hax sadly. :(
     
  7. Rioluwott

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    Could someone tell me how to play this? i didn´t understand at all
    Good tutorial does it take the free to play aspect?
     
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    rip cant export it with savemanager homebrew Q_Q goodbye dream :P
     
  9. Chrestomanci

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    Worked like a charm! Thanks!
     
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  10. RupeeClock

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    Yeah, the save_manager.3dsx homebrew doesn't like to launch Pokémon Picross unfortunately, so I can't extract it right away.
    Wouldn't mind trying another time though.
     
  11. Tomato Hentai

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    actually north korea. please send help
    Have you tried SVDT?
     
  12. Nickm23

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    It wont start picros, top screen is black and bottom screen red :(
     
  13. ElyosOfTheAbyss

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    Pokemon Picross doesn't work with any homebrew even hans.
     
  14. Lycanroc

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    So is there no way to extract a save through Ninjhax 2.5?
     
  15. ElyosOfTheAbyss

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    No, not yet.
     
  16. Lycanroc

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    Bummer. I literally have no way to play it at the moment, as I spent all of my picrites before I knew I have to give 50 picrites to go to a new town lol
     
  17. Arceus922

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    The only way is either to get more picrites by completing daily puzzles or delete your save file and start from the beginning!!!
     
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    Or delete the game from your system and forget it exists.
     
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  19. ThomasRobertWade

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    I love Picross, but I hate f2p, so this would be great if there was a way to actually access the save file.
     
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  20. bk1

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    Does this work on a .3ds version of the game? Can't find that Title ID.