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Romhacking => ROM Hacking Discussion => Topic started by: pikahax on April 01, 2014, 08:15:22 PM

Title: Pokemon Crystal battle sprite hacking
Post by: pikahax on April 01, 2014, 08:15:22 PM
I know overworld sprites can be hacked. I wonder if it's possible to hack the battle sprites.
The battle sprites, especially the front sprites have animation.
Emerald, Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, and SoulSilver have 2 frames of animation and uses scaling and rotation.
Crystal has more than 2 frames of animation.
Lei Dian Huang: Bi Ka Qiu Chuan Shuo alternate between Gold sprites and Silver sprites, implying that it was released a month after Emerald.
If we can hack the sprites in Crystal, it opens up to having extensive hacks for that game.