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Title of Game: Pokemon Box: Ruby and Sapphire
Platform: GameCube
Type of Guide: FAQ
Author: Raph136 (previously known as Tails333)
Version: 6.0
Last Revision Date: 16-04-20

Table of Contents
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1.  Introduction
2.  Version History
3.  Game Overview
        3.01 - Game Controls
        3.02 - Go To Pokemon Box
        3.03 - Go To Adventure
4.  Misc. Stuff
        4.01 - Bonus Eggs
        4.02 - Take Pictures
5.  Frequently Asked Questions
6.  Credits
7.  Contact Information
8.  Copyright Information

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easily, press Ctrl + F simultaneously to bring up the 'Find' function menu.
Type or paste the name/number of the section into the menu.  Click on 'Find
Next' to go to the section you've typed or pasted.

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1.  Introduction
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Thank you for choosing to read my Pokemon Box: Ruby and Sapphire FAQ.  I hope
this guide gives you some assistance in using this game's features.  Pokemon 
Box is not a game in the strictest sense. It is really a storage system tool 
for your Pokemon and, despite its subtitle, is compatible with all the core 
Gen III games (i.e. Ruby, Sapphire, FireRed, LeafGreen and Emerald).  The 
game's features are similar to those found in Prof. Oak's Lab and Game Boy 
Tower in the Pokemon Stadium games for the Nintendo 64.

Pokemon Box was released on May 30, 2003 in Japan, July 11, 2004 in North 
America, May 14, 2004 in Europe and July 16, 2004 in Australia.  A special 
edition Ruby/Sapphire Memory Card 59 is included with most versions of the game
for the player to use with it (the European version just comes with a normal
memory card).

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2.  Version History
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Version 1.0, 21st  August 2004:
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*Completed FAQ.

Version 1.2, 18th September 2004:
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*Updated FAQ.

Version 1.3, 30th October 2004:
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*Corrected a mistake in the Secrets section and updated FAQ.

Version 1.4, 6th November 2004:
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*Updated FAQ.

Version 1.5, 27th November 2004:
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*Updated FAQ.

Version 1.6, 1st January 2005:
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*Updated FAQ.

Version 1.7, 15th January 2005:
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*Updated FAQ.

Version 1.8, 5th March 2005:
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*Updated FAQ.

Version 1.9, 19th March 2005:
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*Added Game Controls section.

Version 2.0, 2nd April 2005:
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*Updated sections.

Version 2.1, 27th May 2006:
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*Updated FAQ.

Version 2.2, 16th September 2006:
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*Revamped the FAQ.

Version 2.3, 14th October 2006:
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*Updated FAQ.

Version 2.4, 22nd September 2007:
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*Revamped the FAQ.

Version 2.5, 29th September 2007:
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*Updated the FAQ regarding the differences between Pokemon Stadium 1/2 and
Pokemon Box.

Version 2.6, 26th January 2008:
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*Updated FAQ.

Version 2.7, 23rd February 2008:
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*Updated FAQ.

Version 2.8, 1st March 2008:
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*Updated FAQ.

Version 2.9, 22nd March 2008:
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*Updated FAQ regarding Emerald/FireRed/LeafGreen.

Version 3.0, 2nd May 2008:
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*Updated FAQ.

Version 3.1, 17th May 2008:
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*Updated FAQ.

Version 3.2, 28th June 2008:
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*Edited the Introduction.

Version 3.2, 20th February 2010:
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*Updated FAQ.

Version 3.3, 6th January 2015:
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*Tidied up "Version History".
*Added a bit more info to "Introduction" and "Frequently Asked Questions".
*Changed "Side Quests" to "Misc. Stuff".

Version 3.4, 8th June 2016:
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*Added a bit of info to "Introduction", "Go to Pokemon Box" and "Frequently 
 Asked Questions".
*Tidied up "Game Controls" and "Frequently Asked Questions".

Version 3.5, 22nd June 2016:
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*Updated "Frequently Asked Questions".
*Added some info to "Go to Pokemon Box".

Version 3.6, 4th July 2016:
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*Updated "Frequently Asked Questions", mainly adding a new question, giving 
 new info about where Pokemon Box can be bought and tidying up the requirements
 for using Box.
*Added a bit of info to "Arrange Boxes" and "Take Pictures".
*Added a bit of info to "Showcase Controls".

Version 3.7, 22nd August 2016:
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*Added a bit of info about my opinions on Swablu and Pichu to "Bonus Eggs".
*Added info about Button Mode to "Game Controls".

Version 3.8, 23rd March 2018:
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*Rewrote "Introduction" a bit regarding which games Pokemon Box is compatible 
 with.
*Updated my GameFAQs username.

Version 3.9, 30th March 2018:
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*realxahur said that Box will only work with GBA games of the same region, 
 though this was later proven to be false, so I corrected things.
*Corrected version number.

Version 4.0, 12th May 2018:
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*Added that only 1 picture can be taken at a time to "Take Pictures".
*Corrected some info on switching cartridges to "Frequently Asked Questions".
 You don't need to turn off your GameCube after all.

Version 4.1, 18th May 2018:
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*Added another reason why Pichu isn't worth getting to "Bonus Eggs".
*Rewrote question and answer about non-regional Pokemon.
*Added two thanks to "Credits".

Version 4.2, 21st May 2018:
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*Moved requirements for using Box to "Go to Pokemon Box".
*Added a bit of info about Box and the National Dex to "Frequently Asked 
 Questions".
*Added two questions to "Frequently Asked Questions".

Version 4.3, 8th June 2018:
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*Found out that the European version just comes with a normal memory card, so I
 corrected info in "Introduction".
*Added that you can use Emerald cloning glitch to clone a lot of Pokemon to 
 "Frequently Asked Questions".

Version 4.4, 20th June 2018:
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*Removed unnecessary text in "Introduction".
*Tidied up "Go to Pokemon Box" and "Go to Adventure" a bit.
*Added 1 thanks to "Credits".

Version 4.5, 1st October 2018:
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*Added two features from the Pokemon Stadium games not in Box to "Frequently 
 Asked Questions".

Version 4.6, 5th November 2018:
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*Updated general guide stuff such as "Contact Information".

Version 4.7, 7th November 2018:
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*Added back trademark/copyright notice that I accidentally deleted.
*Added ASCII art to the top of this FAQ.

Version 4.8, 9th November 2018:
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*Fixed ASCII art error.

Version 4.9, 14th November 2018:
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*Edited the opening a bit.
*Changed formatting for the important note at the start of "Go to Pokemon Box" 
 to make it more distinctive and noticable.

Version 5.0, 25th October 2019:
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*Edited National Pokedex question a bit in "Frequently Asked Questions" to
 clarify things.

Version 5.1, 10th November 2019:
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*Fixed a line where the Nat Dex question is.

Version 5.2, 4th February 2020:
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*Fixed line breaks where Nat Dex question is properly this time.

Version 5.3, 10th February 2020:
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*Added info about Pokedex count for withdrawing Pokemon to “Frequently Asked   
 Questions”.

Version 5.4, 16th February 2020:
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*Clarified answer to the Nat Dex question.

Version 5.5, 22nd February 2020:
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*Added a bit of info about the requirements for withdrawing a Pokemon that 
 isn’t yours to “Frequently Asked Questions”.

Version 5.6, 8th April 2020:
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*Added if you want info to start of “Go To Pokemon Box” and “Go To Adventure”
 to clarify things.
*Added that there are two game modes to start of “Game Overview”.

Version 5.7, 10th April 2020:
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*Clarified that only one picture can be stored in “Misc. Stuff”.
*Rewrote if you want info a bit.

Version 5.8, 13th April 2020:
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*Rewrote “Go To Adventure” a bit.
*Re-added bit of info to “Take Pictures”.

Version 5.9, 14th April 2020:
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*Clarified that you can search for Pokemon based on their nicknames to “Go To 
 Pokemon Box”.

Version 6.0, 16th April 2020:
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*Changed formatting again for the important note at the start of “Go To Pokemon
 Box” to make it easier on the eyes.

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3.  Game Overview
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This section overviews everything you should know prior to starting this game.
There are two game modes: Box and Adventure.

===============================================================================
                        3.01 - GAME CONTROLS
===============================================================================

+~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~+
| COMMON CONTROLS |
+~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~+

Control Stick: Move cursor/Select option.
+Control Pad: Same as Control Stick.
A: Confirm.
B: Cancel.  Go back to the previous screen.
Z: Take a picture.

+~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~+
| ARRANGE BOXES CONTROLS |
+~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~+

A: Confirm. Grab or place a Pokemon.
B: Cancel.
X: Open the Arrange Boxes Menu.
Y: View a selected Pokemon's number, level and gender.
L: Switch boxes.
R: Same as L.
C Stick: Move between boxes.

+~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~+
| GO TO LIST CONTROLS |
+~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~+

L: Move the cursor to the Pokemon Name side if it's on the sort criteria side.
R: Move the cursor to the sort criteria side if it's on the Pokemon Name side. 
C Stick: Scroll through pages on both sides.

+~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~+
| SHOWCASE CONTROLS |
+~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~+

Control Stick: Move a stage horizonally (when checking a stage).
Start: Return camera to the default location (when checking a stage).
A: Grab a piece.
X: Place a piece or check Memory Boxes.
Y: Delete a piece.
L: Rotate a stage left.  Zoom out (when checking a stage).
R: Rotate a stage right.  Zoom in (when checking a stage).
C Stick: Change the angle and height of a piece.  Rotate a stage (when 
         checking a stage).

+~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~+
| ADVENTURE CONTROLS |
+~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~+

Control Stick: Move your character/Move cursor/Select option.
+Control Pad: Same as Control Stick.
C Stick: Same as Control Stick.
Start: Display the menu of Ruby/Sapphire.
A: Talk, examine an item, or scroll through text.
B: Cancel.
B (hold down): Run if you have the Running Shoes.
X: Arrange items, change the order of a Pokemon's move in battle, or use items
   assigned to X.
Y: Same as X.
L: Not used initially.  If you change Button Mode, this can be used instead of 
   left on the +Control Pad or A.
R: Not used initially.  If you change Button Mode, this can be used instead of 
   right on the +Control Pad.
Z: Display the menu of Adventure.

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                        3.02 - GO TO POKEMON BOX
===============================================================================

!!!!!!IMPORTANT!!!!!!

Note: The requirements for using Box with each GBA game are as follows:

Ruby/Sapphire
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You just need to receive the Hoenn Pokedex and save at a Pokemon Centre.  

Emerald
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You must obtain the National Pokedex and save at a Pokemon Centre.

FireRed/LeafGreen
-----------------
You need to have completed the Pokemon Network Centre's Network Machine on One
Island and saved at a Pokemon Centre.

!!!!!!IMPORTANT!!!!!!

At the Title Screen, you can organise your Pokemon if you select 'Go To Pokemon
Box' and follow the instructions on screen.  Once the connection is confirmed,
you'll be sent to Brigette's Room.  There are 4 options (Arrange Boxes,
Showcase, Save, and Exit) to choose from. 'Exit' takes you back to the Title
Screen. 

Brigette, the administrator of Pokemon Box, explains that Box is an advanced 
remake of Hoenn's Pokemon storage system which was created by her sister 
Lanette.  Bridgette figures that you're good at raising Pokemon, so she gives 
away a Pokemon Egg (she places it in a Memory Box).  Check the Misc. Stuff 
section for more information.

=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
Arrange Boxes
=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=

Here, you can organise and sort your Pokemon.  In addition to organising Boxes 
in a GBA game along with your Party Pokemon (referred to as Advance Boxes), you 
can organise Boxes in Pokemon Box (referred to as Memory Boxes).  Advance Boxes 
are displayed at the bottom of the screen, while Memory Boxes are shown at the 
top.  The menu interface is easier to navigate than the one in the Pokemon 
Stadium games (it's similar to that of Landette/Bill's PC in Gen III).

Each of the 25 Memory Boxes store up to 60 Pokemon.  A total of 1500 Pokemon
can be stored on a single Memory Card.  Press Y to view a selected Pokemon's 
number, level and gender.  

Press X to display the Arrange Boxes Menu.  There are 4 options (Grab, Summary, 
Mark, and Go to List) to choose from.  If you click on a Box's name, you can 
press A to open the Box Menu.  There are 3 options (Jump, Wallpaper, and Name) 
to choose from.

Grab
----
You can use this option to grab a Pokemon and move it.  You don't have to
select 'Grab' to move Pokemon, though.  If you hold down A and drag the cursor, 
you can grab and move multiple Pokemon.  By using this feature, you can deposit 
Pokemon in a Memory Box and then give them to friends without having to trade.
You can also transfer a lot of Pokemon between cartridges with ease.  This is 
useful for filling up a Pokedex or putting specific Pokemon all together in one 
place.  If you store all the Pokemon that you've collected in Memory Boxes, you 
can start your GBA game over from the beginning without losing any Pokemon.  If
you drag a Pokemon onto another one, they will swap positions.

Summary
-------
You can use this option to view detailed information about Pokemon such as 
Stats and Moves (you can't view descriptions of moves or re-order them, 
though).  This info is useful if your GBA game doesn't contain data on Contest 
Conditions/Moves (specifically FireRed/LeafGreen) or you don't like having to
check your PokeNav to see those stats.

Mark
----
You can use this option to put Marks on Pokemon.  If you put a Mark on a
Pokemon, you can gather together Pokemon with the same Mark to make finding
them much easier.

Go to List
----------
You can use this option to sort Pokemon in your Memory Boxes and Advance Boxes.
If you have a lot of Pokemon, this is useful for finding, checking and comparing
specific Pokemon more easily.  The sort criteria consists of Type, Level,
Gender, Move, Ability, Mark, Friendship, Area, Nature, etc.  If you click on
Pokemon, you can also sort in Alphabetical Mode, Pokedex Mode or select which
Pokemon will be listed.  If you click on a Pokemon's name, you can sort by the
same kind of Pokemon (eg. Staryu), Pokemon of the same type or search for
Pokemon based on their nicknames.

Jump
----
You can use this option to jump to a specific Box without having to switch the
screen multiple times.

Wallpaper
---------
You can use this option to change the wallpaper of a Memory Box.

Name
----
You can use this option to name a Box.

=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
Showcase
=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=

Here, you can display Pokemon from your Memory Boxes on a Showcase stage in the
form of pieces.  When you have decided where to put a Pokemon, choose 'Place 
Piece' and press X.  Position the cursor on the Pokemon and grab it to turn it 
into a piece.  If you hold down A and drag the cursor, you can turn multiple 
Pokemon into pieces.  

If you select 'Edit Stage', you can do just that (i.e. change the pattern, 
background, piece, music or name).  If you select 'Check Stage', you can view a
stage from different angles.  Up to five stages can be saved.

=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
Save
=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=

Here, you can save any changes made to the following:
*Memory Boxes
*Advance Boxes
*Showcase
*Pictures
*Wallpaper

Note: The game never asks if you want to save, so don't forget to do so! 

===============================================================================
                        3.03 - GO TO ADVENTURE
===============================================================================

Note1: You can only go to Adventure with Pokemon Ruby or Sapphire.

Note2: You can't use multiplayer functions such as trading and battling in 
Adventure.

Note3: If you have taken a new picture in Adventure, make sure you save your 
GBA game at a Pokemon Centre before quitting, as you won't be able to save the 
picture otherwise.

At the Title Screen, you can play your Ruby or Sapphire game on a television if
you select 'Go To Adventure' and follow the instructions on screen.  Once the
connection is confirmed, you can start playing Ruby/Sapphire on the television
(similar to the Game Boy Player).  When you want to stop playing the game, press
Z and select 'Quit'.


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4.  Misc. Stuff
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This section lists the stuff that doesn't fit anywhere else in the FAQ.

===============================================================================
                        4.01 - BONUS EGGS
===============================================================================

When you store a certain amount of Pokemon from one cartridge in Box, Brigette 
will give you a Pokemon Egg and place it in a Memory Box.  These Pokemon hatch 
with a Special Move that the Pokemon wouldn't normally be able to learn.  The 
Special Moves can't be taught to other Pokemon via breeding.

When you first start the game, you receive a Swablu that knows False Swipe.
After storing 100 Pokemon, you get a Zigzagoon with Extremespeed.  When
500 Pokemon are stored, you obtain a Skitty with Pay Day.  Upon storing 1499
Pokemon, you acquire a Pichu with Surf.  If you have more than 1 cartridge or 
start your GBA game over from the beginning, you can get multiple eggs. 

Swablu is the best of the bunch because a) You can get it straight away. b) 
It's a useful Pokemon early on in Ruby/Sapphire and even later on. c) It has 
decent stats, and d) It can use False Swipe to weaken wild Pokemon with ease.

In my opinion, Pichu isn't worth it, as getting it is more of a chore than a 
bonus and it can't be transferred to Gen IV without losing Surf anyway.

===============================================================================
                        4.02 - TAKE PICTURES
===============================================================================

You can take screenshots in Box and Adventure by pressing Z and selecting 'Take
Pictures'.  Cool.  What's inside the frame will be the picture.  The picture
taken this way can be used as wallpaper in the Memory Boxes, but only one
picture taken this way can be stored at a time.  Once the picture is registered,
'My Wallpaper' will be added to the Special category of the Wallpaper section. 

Source: https://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Pokémon_Box_Ruby_%26_Sapphire


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5.  Frequently Asked Questions
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Q: Can I transfer Pokemon from Colosseum/XD?
A: Not directly.  They must be traded to a GBA game first and then transferred 
   to Box.

Q: In what numerical order can I sort Pokemon by in Pokedex Mode?
A: If you have the National Dex or a game with it is used with Box, you can 
   sort Pokemon by their national edition numbers but not their Kanto or Hoenn 
   region ones.  If you just have the Hoenn Dex, you can sort Pokemon by their 
   Hoenn region numbers but not their national edition ones.

Q: Is it possible to store non-regional Pokemon from Ruby or Sapphire without
   having acquired the National Pokedex?
A: Yes, though their Pokedex numbers won’t be displayed. If you sort your       
   Pokemon in Pokedex Mode, the non-regional ones will be listed at the bottom. 
   If a game with the Dex is used with Box, Box’s Pokedex Mode will be upgraded 
   to the National Mode so non-regional Pokedex numbers will be displayed from  
   then on, regardless of whether a Ruby or Sapphire game has the Nat Dex or  
   not. 

Q: Where can I purchase Box?
A: In Europe, limited quantities were available from the Stars Catalogue on 
   Nintendo of Europe's website (it cost 4000 star points) or as part of a 
   GameCube bundle called the Pokemon Colosseum Mega Pak.  The European 
   version comes with a Memory Card 59.  

   In Australia, you could purchase Pokemon Box in stores for $50.  The 
   Australian version comes with a Memory Card 59 and GC GBA cable.  

   Source: David M

   In North America, it was available in limited quantities for $19.99 in the 
   New York Pokemon Centre or from Pokemoncenter.com.  The American version 
   comes with the same stuff as the Australian one.  

   In Japan, it was sold in two packages, one cost 2000 Yen with a Memory Card 
   and the other one cost 2800 Yen with a Memory Card and GC GBA cable.  

   Source: http://www.serebii.net/pokemon_box/

   However, Box is no longer available in the above regions.  Your best bet 
   is to buy the game used from Amazon.com or its international websites.

Q: Is this game compatible with Pokemon Red/Blue/Yellow/Gold/Silver/Crystal?
A: No.  This game is ONLY compatible with Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald/FireRed/
   LeafGreen.

Q: Can I use any Memory Card with Box?
A: Yes, aside from the Japanese version.
   
   Source: http://www.serebii.net/pokemon_box/

Q: When I deposit a Pokemon in a Memory Box, I can't withdraw it.  Why?
   Only the Trainer who deposited a Pokemon or the OT (Original Trainer) with   
   the same ID number of a Pokemon can withdraw it initially.  If you're not   
   one of the above two, your Pokedex must have registered at least 100 
   Pokemon.  gamer424242 said your Pokedex entry count doesn't increase if you  
   trade non-regional Pokemon into Ruby or Sapphire if you don't have the  
   Nat Dex yet.    

Q: Can Pokemon, such as Kadabra and Haunter, evolve if they are stored in Box?
A: No.  This is considered a transfer and not a trade, so these Pokemon will
   not evolve when transferred.

Q: Can I move/clone my Box save file?
A: No.  This is to prevent players from cloning Pokemon.

Q: I transferred [number of Pokemon] to Box, but I didn't get [name of
   Pokemon].  Why?
A: The Original Trainer must transfer [number of Pokemon] from the same
   cartridge to get [name of Pokemon].  You don't have to own 100-1499 Pokemon
   with the same ID number, though.  Therefore, you can transfer Pokemon from
   multiple GBA games to one game and then move them to Box.  Since you can't
   have 1499 Pokemon in one Game Pak at once, you can only transfer 426
   Pokemon at a time, so you can't use this trick to get Skitty or Pichu
   instantly.

Q: How many blocks of a Memory Card are required to create a save file?
A: 59. Yep, takes up a whole normal memory card.

Q: Can Pokemon receive boosted Exp. Points if transferred to another game?
A: Yes.  

Q: Can the happiness of Pokemon be reset by using Box?
A: Yes.  If you deposit a happy Pokemon in a Memory Box and a different Trainer
   withdraws it, the happiness will be reset.  For example, if you trade a
   happy Blissey from LeafGreen to Emerald via Box, its happiness will be
   reset.

   Source: Exiledfromreality

Q: Is linking GBA games with Box region locked?
A: No.  It is language-locked.  Both the Box disc and GBA cart must be of the 
   same language.  For example, an American cart will work on a UK Box and a UK
   cart will work on an American Box, but a Japanese cart won't work on a UK/
   American Box.  

   Source: Super Creatures

   However, it doesn't matter which region the GameCube or GBA themselves are. 
   You'll need a mod (certain boot discs might work too) if your Box disc and 
   GC system don't match.

   Source: theclaw2

Q: I can't deposit a Party Pokemon. Why?
A: You can't deposit a Party Pokemon under the following circumstances:
   1) You only have 1 Pokemon in your party.
   2) A Pokemon is holding Mail.
   3) After storing a Pokemon, only an Egg would be left in your party.
   4) You only have fainted Pokemon in your party.

Q: Can I play Emerald/FireRed/LeafGreen in Adventure?
A: No.  This is due to the fact that Emerald/FireRed/LeafGreen were unavailable
   at the time of Box's creation, so the game only contains data for Ruby/
   Sapphire.  If you try to play them in Adventure, the game will say "You 
   can't go to Adventure with this Game Pak."

Q: Can I get multiple [name of Pokemon] Eggs by depositing [number of Pokemon],
   withdrawing them and storing them again?
A: No.  You can only get 1 of each egg per GBA game save file.

Q: What features from the Pokemon Stadium games aren't in Box?
A: *Item storage (you can give items to your Pokemon, though)
   *3D Pokedex
   *Trading
   *Doduo/Dodrio Mode
   *Move/item descriptions
   *Re-order/Exchange Boxes
   *Release Pokemon

Q: How do I give Pokemon to friends?
A: Since only 1 cartridge can be used at a time, do the following steps:
   1) Go back to the Title Screen of Box. 
   2) Make sure your GBA is turned off.
   3) Remove your cartridge from the GBA and insert your friend's one.
   4) Select 'Go To Pokemon Box' to confirm your friend's cartridge, allowing
      him/her to take any Pokemon from a Memory Box.

Q: Can I move items held by Pokemon in Box?
A: No.

Q: Is there a limit to how many games can be used with Box?
A: No.

Q: Why is the American version of Box so expensive nowadays?
A: It was only available in limited quantities in the New York Pokemon Centre
   or from Pokemoncenter.com.  It's so expensive because demand for the game is
   high and new copies aren't being made.

Q: Any tips on filling up the Memory Boxes?
A: The easiest way is to hatch a lot of Pokemon Eggs and store them all in Box.
   Best done with breeding rejects.  If you have Emerald, a Pokemon with the 
   Flame Body or Magma Armor ability will halve the number of steps needed to 
   hatch eggs if it's in your party, making this process less tedious.  You 
   could also try using Emerald cloning glitch to clone a lot of Pokemon.

Q: Are there any requirements for using Adventure?
A: No.


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6.  Credits
###############################################################################

- Thanks to me for writing this FAQ.

- Thanks to you for reading this FAQ.

- Thanks to the Instruction Booklets of Pokemon Box/Emerald/FireRed/LeafGreen
  for information regarding the requirements for using this game. Also, I 
  found out from Box’s instruction booklet that you can search for Pokemon
  based on their nicknames.

- Thanks to David M for information regarding the Australian version.

- Thanks to realxahur for information regarding the different versions of
  Pokemon Box.  He said that they will only work with GBA games of the same
  region, though this later turned out to be false.

- Thanks to Super Creatures for stating that linking with Box is language-
  locked and happiness is only reset when Pokemon are traded to different Game 
  Paks.  He also said that the data concerning Eggs is recorded in your GBA 
  game's Save File, so you can only acquire 1 of each Egg per GBA game unless 
  you start a new game.  He gave the price of the American version as well.

- Thanks to nintendo.wikia.com for information about this game.  I used the
  Nintendo Wiki article - 
  http://nintendo.wikia.com/wiki/Pok%C3%A9mon_Box:_Ruby_%26_Sapphire - as a 
  reference tool.

- Thanks to Exiledfromreality.  He said if you deposit a happy Pokemon in a
  Memory Box and a different Trainer withdraws it, the happiness will be reset.
  For example, if you trade a happy Blissey from LeafGreen to Emerald via Box,
  its happiness will be reset.

- Thanks to Magikarp4Sushi.  He asked if you could get multiple Eggs by
  depositing Pokemon, withdrawing them and storing them again.

- Thanks to theclaw2.  He said it doesn't matter which region the GameCube or 
  GBA themselves are. You'll need a mod (certain boot discs might work too) if 
  your Box disc and GC system don't match.

- Thanks to http://www.serebii.net/pokemon_box/ for information about the 
  Japanese version of this game.

- Thanks to Nintendo for publishing this game.

- Thanks to The Pokemon Company for creating this game.  It's really helpful 
  for transferring Pokemon between cartridges and comparing their stats in Gen 
  III.

- Thanks to GameFAQs for the disclaimer and hosting this FAQ.

- Thanks to www.networkscience.de/ascii for the ASCII art at the top of this
  FAQ.

- Thanks to gamer424242 for information about the Pokedex count regarding 
  non-regional Pokemon if trading with Ruby or Sapphire if you don’t have the
  Nat Dex yet.

- Thanks to Bulbapedia for telling me that only one picture can be stored at
  a time.

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7.  Contact Information
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If you have any questions, comments or corrections regarding my guide, I can 
be contacted by sending me a Private Message on GameFAQs or posting a topic on 
the GameFAQs message board of this game (I prefer not using an e-mail address).
Contributions to this guide are appreciated.

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8.  Copyright Information
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This may not be reproduced under any circumstances except for personal,
private use. It may not be placed on any web site or otherwise distributed
publicly without advance written permission. Use of this guide on any other web
site or as a part of any public display is strictly prohibited, and a violation
of copyright.

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Thanks GameFAQs for the above disclaimer.

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Copyright 2004-2020 David Lucey

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