Pokemon Run And Bun

Pokemon Run and Bun

Pokemon Run And Bun is a GBA rom hack by dekzeh based on Pokemon Emerald in English. And it is now available to download. It was last updated on March 19th, 2023.

Download Pre-Patched Pokemon Run And Bun GBA Rom Hack

Creator: dekzeh
Version: v1.07
Hack by: Pokemon Emerald
Updated on: March 19th, 2023
Language: English


Pokemon Run And Bun is, at its core, a difficulty hack from Emerald, slightly inspired by games like Emerald Kaizo and Radical Red, but offering plenty of new ways to make battles interesting. Numerous quality of life features ensure that you spend your time having fun instead of worrying about cruel, boring tasks.

Pokemon Run And Bun GBA Rom features nearly 500 battles, and all have been designed with individual movesets and synergistic groups, making each trainer feel unique in the world in their own way. You’re not pounding your way through battles here, you’re just another trainer in the world, making your journey feel like a real journey and not a grind.

Special attention was paid to the leaders of the gyms and the Aqua and Magma teams, and boss fights were added to complement the game. Every victory should be worth it.

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  • Mechanics updated to match Gen 8 (with some tweaks)
  • Pokémon up to Gen 8 obtainable
  • Revamped map, changed the path the player takes through Hoenn and making some previously optional areas mandatory.
  • Unique trades
  • Custom field effects to specific locations increasing difficulty
  • Mega Evolution
  • Unique roaming legendaries and mythicals
  • Expanded bag
  • Unique move tutors
  • No need to teach HMs
  • Able to select multiple key items
  • Revamped Trick House
  • Removed EVs completely
  • Able to check IVs on Pokémon Summary screen
  • Level caps tied to boss fights
  • Repellent key item (toggle On/Off to avoid wild battles)
  • Endless Candy key item (infinite Rare Candy)
  • NPC at every PC that allows players to relearn moves, maximize IVs, change natures (for a price)
  • Complete documentation on Pokémon and Item Locations, Trainer Battles and more
  • And much more


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Pokemon Run And Bun Item Locations

Heart Scale Location
Route 104North-west corner of the beach (hidden).
Route 106Rock furthest north-west at the beach connected to Dewford (hidden).
Route 118Rock at the south-west corner of the beach connected to Mauville (hidden).
Route 115South-west corner of the beach connected to the Meteor Falls exit (hidden).
Petalburg CitySurf past the northern pond.
Route 105Furthest south-west island (hidden).
Route 109Island with no NPCs (hidden).
Route 118Rock at the south-west corner of the beach connected to Route 119 (hidden).
Route 119South of the bridge past the Weather Institute.
Route 119At the small piece of land just before the Waterfall, right side (hidden).
Route 120End of the north-west corridor at the tall grass maze (hidden).
Lilycove CityRock at the south-west corner of the beach (hidden).
Aqua HideoutGenerator room alongside a static Electrode-H encounter.
Route 124Dive and ressurface at the north-west area of the route.
Route 124Dive and ressurface at the west area of the route.
Route 124Underwater (hidden).
Route 124Underwater (hidden).
Route 126Underwater (hidden).
Route 126Underwater (hidden).
Route 127North-west corner of the route.
Route 127Underwater (hidden).
Route 128One tile to the east of CoolTrainer Ruben (hidden).
Route 128Furthest south-west island (hidden).
Route 128Furthest east of the smaller islands, by the L-shaped rock (hidden).
Route 132Second island in the southern area of the route.
Route 134Long island in the middle of the route.
Route 114Up the Waterfall northwest of the route.
Route 119Up the Waterfall north of the route (requires Acro Bike).
Victory RoadIce floor, eastern corner, highest elevation (hidden).
Victory RoadIce floor, western corner, highest elevation (hidden).

Pokémon Locations

AI Document for Run And Bun (v1.07)



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