Is it possible to trade Pokemon from say, my phone's NDS Emulator to a PC NDS Emulator, in order to evolve for Pokemon like Slaking or Garchomp?

I'm using NDS on my phone and Desmume on PC.

  • there is likely no way for 2 emulators to communicate. even when using 2 different PC emulators chances are they won't communicate. – Rapitor Jan 15 '18 at 22:12

Since networking is disabled on emulators, it is not possible.

Desmume website states that wifi is not emulated and not supported. I assume the case is the same with the other emulator.

Another source (thanks @Robotnik)

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    And according to this Reddit post, Desmume devs deliberately removed the early stages of Wifi support after a legal threat from Nintendo – Robotnik Jan 15 '18 at 23:44
  • Long time since I played pokemon, but can't you trade via IR connexion? And is that supported/emulated if both emulator processes are on the same machine? – Fredy31 Jan 23 '18 at 20:45

There are emulators that can emulate multiple machines at once.

This means that you can play the same game on four virtual machines that are connected, if memory serves me right.

I recall that this is possible in the "no$gba" emulator. This will give you the Pokemon available via trading, but if there are Pokemon only available in the other game version of said generation, you won't be able to get those.

  • Not possible for DS or 3DS emulators. – LateralTerminal Jan 24 '18 at 19:45

You can with PokeGen

Although unofficial it accomplishes the same thing exact thing in the end.

PokeGen is a Windows Utility that allows you to edit the save file of NDS Pokemon games.

You can also Generate Action Replay Codes, modify the PokeDex, add Wonder Cards, edit Items, and edit C-Gear skins.

  • Compatible Games Pokemon Black 2, White 2, Black, White, HeartGold, SoulSilver, Platinum, Diamond, and Pearl.
  • Compatible OS Windows XP, Vista, 7, and 8.

Just make sure the OT (Original Trainer), where it was caught, cartridge version, etc., match what you want.

You can manually trade all the way from first generation to the latest version. Depending on how anal you want to be you can follow this extremely long, detailed, and interesting tutorial

This is the only way to move Pokemon from one emulator save to another.

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