Main Menu
Main Page
Forums
Recent changes
Random page
Help

Databases
GlitchDex
AttackDex
ItemDex
TrainerDex
TypeDex
UnownDex
More

Major Glitches
Trainer escape glitch
Old man trick
Celebi Egg trick
Select glitches (Japan)
SRAM glitch
CoolTrainer♀ corruption
LOL glitch
Rival LOL glitch
Super Glitch
ZZAZZ glitch
Pomeg corruption glitch (Glitzer Popping)
Tweaking
Elite Four door glitch (Japan)
Pokémon merge glitch
Pokémon cloning
Time Capsule exploit
Arbitrary code execution
Coin Case glitches
More

Other Glitch Categories
Glitches by generation
Glitches between two generations
Japan-only/language specific glitches
Music glitches
Natural glitches
Non-core series glitches
Non-Pokémon glitches
Officially acknowledged glitches
Recurring glitches
Dead glitches

References
Pokémon GameShark codes
The Big HEX List
Glitch Pokémon cries
GB programming
Curiosities
Debugging features
Easter eggs
Error traps
Glitch areas
Glitch myths
Non-glitch exploits
Placeholder texts
Pokémon glitch terminology
Unused content and prerelease information

Useful Tools
8F Helper
GBz80 to Items
Old man trick name generator
PATH (Prama's Advanced Tweaking Heaven)
Save file editors
Special stat/Pokémon converter
Trainer escape Trainer Pokémon finder

Affiliates
Legendary Star Blob 2 (Hakuda)
Pokémon Speedruns wiki
PRAMA Initiative
Become an affiliate!

Technical
Site Source Code

Search Wiki

 

Search Forums

 

Author Topic: Pokémon Crystal unused character?  (Read 708 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Evie ✿

  • Administrator
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Gender: Female
    • View Profile
Pokémon Crystal unused character?
« on: March 22, 2017, 04:57:11 pm »
In Pokémon Crystal there is a character which I don't remember being used on any NPC, which I found listed on a list of character indices on the Pokémon Crystal disassembly (https://github.com/pret/pokecrystal/blob/master/constants/sprite_constants.asm).

This character can be viewed on BGB (v1.5.2) with the code 013F54D1 but the code working may be due to a presumable emulation error (as I tried the code on an Xploder GB with Pokémon Crystal on a real Game Boy Advance SP and it didn't work).

These are his sprites with the male character's palette.



Video of the code in action:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_oacF2y9pc
« Last Edit: March 22, 2017, 05:04:58 pm by Torchickens »
Hi! I identify as transgender female.  She/her pronouns, please.

Online I most often use the username Torchickens or Chickasaurus.



Thank you Aeriixion for the cute sprite above! :) Roelof also made different variations of the sprite (which I animated).

Contact:

Email Youtube Twitter
Skype: Torchickens
Bulbapedia Starfy Wiki

I like to collect interesting video games.
https://www.vgcollect.com/Torchickens

The psychology of birth (including spiritual birth): pain>acceptance/courage in face of pain>embracement>unconditional love and strength

Beyond all philosophies are the things that go best for you; what makes you feel content. It's important to always follow your heart, so unless you feel perfectly happy about it don't just follow something because it is popular, fits a style or is conventional. Sometimes you may reach a point you're not sure who you are, but as things settle I'm convinced things do work out in time.

SatoMew

  • Member+
  • *
  • Offline Offline
  • Gender: Female
    • View Profile
Re: Pokémon Crystal unused character?
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2017, 11:47:59 am »
This sprite also exists in Gold and Silver. JohtoMap has a feature where it shows the sprites of characters and 3F is apparently supposed to look red.

Could you update the TCRF article's section with that spriteset? You could merge the 4 sprites into a single image, too.

Evie ✿

  • Administrator
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Gender: Female
    • View Profile
Re: Pokémon Crystal unused character?
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2017, 02:53:49 pm »
This sprite also exists in Gold and Silver. JohtoMap has a feature where it shows the sprites of characters and 3F is apparently supposed to look red.

Could you update the TCRF article's section with that spriteset? You could merge the 4 sprites into a single image, too.

Thanks for this! So by using the Game Genie code 3F4-52A-08A in English Gold you can replace the left-most Pokémon Center nurse with this NPC sprite. :)

I'm just a little confused, do you want me to add the red sprites to the article (as you wrote the sprite is supposed to look red) or a version of the sprites with no palette assigned? The confusion was from the TCRF article stating there is no palette for the NPC.
Hi! I identify as transgender female.  She/her pronouns, please.

Online I most often use the username Torchickens or Chickasaurus.



Thank you Aeriixion for the cute sprite above! :) Roelof also made different variations of the sprite (which I animated).

Contact:

Email Youtube Twitter
Skype: Torchickens
Bulbapedia Starfy Wiki

I like to collect interesting video games.
https://www.vgcollect.com/Torchickens

The psychology of birth (including spiritual birth): pain>acceptance/courage in face of pain>embracement>unconditional love and strength

Beyond all philosophies are the things that go best for you; what makes you feel content. It's important to always follow your heart, so unless you feel perfectly happy about it don't just follow something because it is popular, fits a style or is conventional. Sometimes you may reach a point you're not sure who you are, but as things settle I'm convinced things do work out in time.

SatoMew

  • Member+
  • *
  • Offline Offline
  • Gender: Female
    • View Profile
Re: Pokémon Crystal unused character?
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2017, 03:09:57 pm »
Thanks for this! So by using the Game Genie code 3F4-52A-08A in English Gold you can replace the left-most Pokémon Center nurse with this NPC sprite. :)

And thank you for looking that up!  :D

I'm just a little confused, do you want me to add the red sprites to the article (as you wrote the sprite is supposed to look red) or a version of the sprites with no palette assigned? The confusion was from the TCRF article stating there is no palette for the NPC.

Oh. My apologies, I added that before looking at the ROM on JohtoMap. I'm talking about the red sprites, yes. That supposition about the palette can be safely removed now.

Evie ✿

  • Administrator
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Gender: Female
    • View Profile
Re: Pokémon Crystal unused character?
« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2017, 05:27:14 pm »
You're welcome! ^^

OK, I'll go ahead and add the new information/red sprites.
Hi! I identify as transgender female.  She/her pronouns, please.

Online I most often use the username Torchickens or Chickasaurus.



Thank you Aeriixion for the cute sprite above! :) Roelof also made different variations of the sprite (which I animated).

Contact:

Email Youtube Twitter
Skype: Torchickens
Bulbapedia Starfy Wiki

I like to collect interesting video games.
https://www.vgcollect.com/Torchickens

The psychology of birth (including spiritual birth): pain>acceptance/courage in face of pain>embracement>unconditional love and strength

Beyond all philosophies are the things that go best for you; what makes you feel content. It's important to always follow your heart, so unless you feel perfectly happy about it don't just follow something because it is popular, fits a style or is conventional. Sometimes you may reach a point you're not sure who you are, but as things settle I'm convinced things do work out in time.

SatoMew

  • Member+
  • *
  • Offline Offline
  • Gender: Female
    • View Profile
Re: Pokémon Crystal unused character?
« Reply #5 on: March 23, 2017, 06:04:48 pm »
Seems like the Japanese versions have an unused header for a removed location, which was called 「オバケやしき」  Haunted House. The English versions erased this reference by replacing the header's string with "N/A".

Evie ✿

  • Administrator
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Gender: Female
    • View Profile
Re: Pokémon Crystal unused character?
« Reply #6 on: March 23, 2017, 06:23:51 pm »
Seems like the Japanese versions have an unused header for a removed location, which was called 「オバケやしき」  Haunted House. The English versions erased this reference by replacing the header's string with "N/A".

Yeah, I noticed your comment and it made me really curious whether it inspired the Old Chateau in Generation IV. I've updated the TCRF page with that theory.

It would be really cool if Gold/Silver had a haunted house to explore.  :)
Hi! I identify as transgender female.  She/her pronouns, please.

Online I most often use the username Torchickens or Chickasaurus.



Thank you Aeriixion for the cute sprite above! :) Roelof also made different variations of the sprite (which I animated).

Contact:

Email Youtube Twitter
Skype: Torchickens
Bulbapedia Starfy Wiki

I like to collect interesting video games.
https://www.vgcollect.com/Torchickens

The psychology of birth (including spiritual birth): pain>acceptance/courage in face of pain>embracement>unconditional love and strength

Beyond all philosophies are the things that go best for you; what makes you feel content. It's important to always follow your heart, so unless you feel perfectly happy about it don't just follow something because it is popular, fits a style or is conventional. Sometimes you may reach a point you're not sure who you are, but as things settle I'm convinced things do work out in time.

SatoMew

  • Member+
  • *
  • Offline Offline
  • Gender: Female
    • View Profile
Re: Pokémon Crystal unused character?
« Reply #7 on: March 23, 2017, 06:29:45 pm »
It would be really cool if Gold/Silver had a haunted house to explore.  :)

Indeed. Silktree suggests that the Haunted House would've been found in Olivine City and that its inspiration was possibly the Himeji Castle.
« Last Edit: March 25, 2017, 04:19:17 pm by SatoMew »

Evie ✿

  • Administrator
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Gender: Female
    • View Profile
Re: Pokémon Crystal unused character?
« Reply #8 on: March 23, 2017, 06:36:30 pm »
It would be really cool if Gold/Silver had a haunted house to explore.  :)

Indeed. Silktree suggests that the Haunted House would've been found in Olivine City and that its inspiration was possibly the Himeji Castle.

Cool! Was that discussion publicly online? May you link to Silktree's theory please?
« Last Edit: March 28, 2017, 10:45:31 am by Torchickens »
Hi! I identify as transgender female.  She/her pronouns, please.

Online I most often use the username Torchickens or Chickasaurus.



Thank you Aeriixion for the cute sprite above! :) Roelof also made different variations of the sprite (which I animated).

Contact:

Email Youtube Twitter
Skype: Torchickens
Bulbapedia Starfy Wiki

I like to collect interesting video games.
https://www.vgcollect.com/Torchickens

The psychology of birth (including spiritual birth): pain>acceptance/courage in face of pain>embracement>unconditional love and strength

Beyond all philosophies are the things that go best for you; what makes you feel content. It's important to always follow your heart, so unless you feel perfectly happy about it don't just follow something because it is popular, fits a style or is conventional. Sometimes you may reach a point you're not sure who you are, but as things settle I'm convinced things do work out in time.

SatoMew

  • Member+
  • *
  • Offline Offline
  • Gender: Female
    • View Profile
Re: Pokémon Crystal unused character?
« Reply #9 on: March 23, 2017, 06:43:15 pm »
Cool! Was that discussion publicly online? May you link to Silktree's theory please?

Yes, he said that in the Bulbagarden Forums thread I linked to above. Here's the direct link to his post  :)

Evie ✿

  • Administrator
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Gender: Female
    • View Profile
Re: Pokémon Crystal unused character?
« Reply #10 on: March 23, 2017, 06:48:03 pm »
Cool! Was that discussion publicly online? May you link to Silktree's theory please?

Yes, he said that in the Bulbagarden Forums thread I linked to above. Here's the direct link to his post  :)

Thanks Sato! ^_^
Hi! I identify as transgender female.  She/her pronouns, please.

Online I most often use the username Torchickens or Chickasaurus.



Thank you Aeriixion for the cute sprite above! :) Roelof also made different variations of the sprite (which I animated).

Contact:

Email Youtube Twitter
Skype: Torchickens
Bulbapedia Starfy Wiki

I like to collect interesting video games.
https://www.vgcollect.com/Torchickens

The psychology of birth (including spiritual birth): pain>acceptance/courage in face of pain>embracement>unconditional love and strength

Beyond all philosophies are the things that go best for you; what makes you feel content. It's important to always follow your heart, so unless you feel perfectly happy about it don't just follow something because it is popular, fits a style or is conventional. Sometimes you may reach a point you're not sure who you are, but as things settle I'm convinced things do work out in time.

SatoMew

  • Member+
  • *
  • Offline Offline
  • Gender: Female
    • View Profile
Re: Pokémon Crystal unused character?
« Reply #11 on: March 23, 2017, 06:53:36 pm »