Pokemon Fire Red Hardcore Challenge (GBA)

Download Patched Pokemon Fire Red Hardcore Challenge GBA ROM Hack

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Hack Name: Pokemon Fire Red Hardcore Challenge
Platform: GBA
Hack Original: Pokemon FireRed
Status: 02.05.2022
Language: English
Category: PokemonHackGBA
Playable On: Mobile, Pc, Emulator


It is simply a Nuzlocke Variant Binary ROM, as it has many features of it.

Hardcore Features

  • Game Over (Delete save and reset the game after blackout/whiteout.)
  • Release Fainted Pokémon (Any Pokémon that faints is considered dead and must be released.)
  • Forcing Set Battle Style (No switching before the enemy sends out a Pokémon.)
  • No EV Grinding (Removed, it would be very cruel if combined with Release Fainted Pokémon.)
  • No IV Grinding (All Pokémon have IVs 0~1, this balances the gameplay a lot.)
  • Disable Medicine in Battle (Including Stat-raising items and Berries.)
  • Disable Exp Until Certain Badge (Your Pokémon will never be stronger than the GYM Leaders.)
  • All Gym Leaders have 6 Pokémon.
  • All Elite Four have 6 Pokémon.
  • All Trainers had amplified AI.
  • Drastically Reduced Money Rate. (Need Persian + Pay Day + Amulet Coin '-')
  • Evolution by Happiness: 87% > 99%

Other Features

  • Catch All Pokémon
  • GEN IV Moves & Abilities
  • Updated Stats
  • Physical/Special/Status Split
  • Constant Hidden Power
  • UnHidden Power
  • Nature Colors
  • Modern Repel System
  • Evolve Without National Dex
  • Running Indoors
  • Metric System
  • Updated Status Conditions
  • Critical Hit Probability from GEN VI
  • Mew is the Roaming Pokémon
  • Hyper Beam & Variations from GEN I
  • Same Hidden Power + Equivalent Held Item = 2nd Type (Only Works in Single Type Pokémon)


  • Poison Survival
  • TMS Shop (But you will spend money instead of simply reusing infinitely.)
  • Berries Shop
  • Full Exp for Participating in a Battle
  • Exp When Catch Wild Pokémon
  • Shiny Base Rate (1/256)
  • Evolve by Level Up if Holding an Item
  • Link Stone (No more Pokémon that evolve when traded.)
  • Egg Move Relearner
  • Ability Capsule


Developer: Pokémon Hack Lab

Source: pokecommunity