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[Tier: Moons][Has commentary]DS Pokémon: Pearl Version (USA) "Void glitch" in 53:01.39 by MKDasher.
DeSmuME movie (.dsm) (date: 2015-07-14)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 93.79 MB, length: 58:05)
MP4 file via BitTorrent (Compatibility) (size: 101.46 MB, length: 58:05)
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Submission #4755 — Author's comments
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Rating: 6.9 (10 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Major skip glitch
- Final boss skip glitch
- Uses a game restart sequence
- Heavy glitch abuse
- Corrupts memory
- Heavy luck manipulation
- Genre: RPG
Award - DS TAS of 2015
Pokémon: Pearl Version is part of the 4th generation of Pokémon games, after Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald. For the first time in the main series, it features 3D graphics and online play over the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. In addition, there are 107 new Pokémon to catch.

In this run, MKDasher beats the game fast using luck manipulation and a major glitch that loads the overworld map incorrectly, allowing him to venture outside the level boundaries. For more information, see the author's comments.


There is also an alternate YouTube stream featuring commentary by the author.

[Tier: Moons][Notable improvement]GBA Pokémon: FireRed Version (USA) in 1:44:17.34 by MKDasher.
VBA movie (.vbm) (date: 2014-01-30)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 98.33 MB, length: 1:48:52)
MP4 file via BitTorrent (Compatibility) (size: 101.51 MB, length: 1:48:52)
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Submission #4143 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #2447 (1:46:22.52)
Rating: 7.9 (12 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Heavy luck manipulation
- Genre: RPG
Pokémon: FireRed Version is an enhanced version of the original Pokémon: Red Version. Many glitches have been removed, and the random mechanics behind wild encounters have changed. This leads to very different strategies compared to our fastest runs on the original generation of games, and as a result, runs of this game see much more of the plot.

Watch as MKDasher crushes this game using Clefable (the first evolved form of Clefairy) and lots of luck manipulation. This run improves the previous version by over 2 minutes by fighting most battles with Clefable instead of Squirtle and using Metronome (which picks a random move to use from all moves in the game) against the Elite Four.


There is also an encode here that contains interesting data like PP left for each move, Pokémon stats, and some commentary on the run alongside the video.

[Tier: Moons]GBA Pokémon: FireRed Version (USA) in 1:46:22.52 by MKDasher.
VBA movie (.vbm) (date: 2013-08-21)
MKV file via BitTorrent (size: 104.99 MB, length: 1:50:57)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 117.25 MB, length: 1:50:57)
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Submission #4052 — Author's comments
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Rating: 7.8 (12.5 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Heavy luck manipulation
- Genre: RPG

This movie has been obsoleted!

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Pokémon: FireRed Version is an enhanced version of the original Pokémon: Red Version. Many glitches have been removed, and the random mechanics behind wild encounters have changed. This leads to very different strategies compared to our fastest runs on the original generation of games (see the Yellow and Green any% runs), and as a result, runs of this game see much more of the plot.

Watch as MKDasher crushes this game using his original water-type starter and lots of luck manipulation.

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