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Questions tagged [pokemon-bank]

an 3DS application and paid service for managing, storing and transferring Pokemon between different game versions. It supports Generation 6 (Pokémon X/Y, OR/AS) and Generation 7 (Sun/Moon, Ultra Sun/Moon) titles. Use this tag for questions about the Bank specifically.

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Is Pokémon Bank still compatible with ORAS?

I want go go back to my Alpha Sapphire game and catch the legendaries I missed out on. I had already transferred my Gen 4 Legendary Trio to my Pokémon Sun game. Since I caught them in Hoenn, I thought ...
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My Zapdos won't go through Poke Transport. How can I tell if it's legit?

I bought a used copy of Pokemon Black at a video game store today. I booted it up and opened the old save, only to find a Lv 100 shiny Zapdos. I want to transfer it into my newer games, and I got ...
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Can I transfer from Pokémon Moon back to Pokémon X? [duplicate]

I have tried to use Pokébank to transfer xerneas from Moon back to X. Is there a way to do this? I need to transfer back.
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Pokemon Bank Pokedex Data

If I restart Pokemon Moon, will I lose all my Pokedex Entries in Pokemon bank? I have like 792 out of 800 Pokemon Seen and Caught in the Pokedex in Pokemon Bank, but if I restart Pokemon Moon, will ...
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How can I transfer Pokémon from Pokémon Sun to Pokémon X? [duplicate]

I downloaded Pokébank and I was able to transfer Pokémon from X to Sun but I can't transfer Pokémon from Sun to X. How do I trade from Sun back to X?
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How can I transfer the 'Mew Glitch' Mew to Pokebank?

I recently got the glitched mew in Pokemon Yellow on the Virtual console but cannot transfer it. I read that you need to make some changes to it using homebrew, but I have not used that before and ...
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Is it possible to transfer from Sun/Moon to X/Y?

My daughter has the game Sun and Moon, she just got the game X and Y, she is trying to transfer her pokemon from Sun/Moon over with the bank-transfer app but when she goes to move them over it tells ...
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Does the Pokémon Bank know I got the first evolutions of a non-alolan Pokémon?

Ok, big question. I started Pokémon Sun without knowing there was no national Pokedex. Through wonder trade and GTS, I have acquired starters and other Pokémon from other regions. However, I evolved ...
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Can I use the Pokebank without a Pokemon game?

I don't have my old Pokemon X game any more but I would still like to access the Pokemon Bank, is this possible?
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3DS got stolen, can I access my Pokemon Bank from a new one?

I got my 3DS stolen 2 days ago, I rapidly changed my password so I would not risk my pokemon to be stolen from the bank. (I've been collecting them with my little brother since the first pokemon came ...
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Can Mystery Gift send more than one item at a time?

Can I receive more that one item via Mystery Gift? I've just updated the Pokebank to get the Mewnium Z, and Brigette suggested me that I have earned a lot of Pokemiles (which can be turned into BPs). ...
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Do I need a new Pokemon Bank subscription after doing a system transfer?

I asked Nintendo support if my Pokemon would be safe after doing a system transfer, and received this response: "Thanks for writing. You will be pleased to know that your Pokémon will be safe ...
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Pokemon Bank Crashes on Save & Quit

I have Pokemon X and a 2DS, whenever I start up Pokebank, I can then quit the app without saving and it's fine, but cannot save and quit, when I tap yes to save and quit my 2DS just hands and doesn't ...
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Will I be able to transfer Pokemon from Sun/Moon to ORAS? [duplicate]

Is transferring Gen 6 and under Pokemon from Sun/Moon to ORAS a feature in Pokebank? I'd like to breed on sun and moon, transfer to ORAS to get move tutors, then back to sun and moon.
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Can you trade Pokemon from 7th gen (Sun/Moon) to 6th gen (XY, ORAS) and back? [duplicate]

Title says it all, I don't see confirmation in this question and a cursory google search seemed to say assume no and speculate about the pokemon bank.
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When I start a new game on Pokemon OR, will I be able to create a new Game Sync ID on the same DS game card?

Can you re-submit the Pokémon you have caught with the new account to the bank as well, or is it better to just buy Sapphire if I am trying to have both as a savored account? Will I be able to create ...
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Will formatting a 3DS affect my Pokémon games or Pokémon bank?

I have been encountering error 001-0502 since last month. I tried the solution posted by Nintendo (forward the ports), but it did not work and I do not know if I did it correctly (I tried to google it)...
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Is it possible to transfer MissingNo. and other Gen 1 Glitch Pokémon to the PokéBank?

As discussed in this question, Pokémon obtained through glitches such as Mew and Missingno are alive and well in the 3DS remakes of the first generation Pokémon games. One question remains, however: ...
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Is it possible to transfer Pokémon between 1st generation games on the same 3DS?

For the Pokémon franchise's 20th anniversary, Nintendo released the 1st generation games (Red, Blue and Yellow) on the 3DS's virtual console. They have been updated to use the 3DS's wifi network in ...
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How do you upload Pokemon from the Virtual Console versions of R/B/Y to the Pokemon Bank?

I bought Pokemon Blue today from the VC but when I go into Pokemon Bank or Poketransporter I can't find an option to send Pokemon from my copy of Blue into the Bank. How do you upload them? Is there ...
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Why can't I transfer my Pokemon?

I was transferring my Pokemon from Pokemon Pearl to Black, and from Black to Y. However it wouldn't transfer my Arceus, Giratina, or Darkrai. What happened? Their names are GodDeer, GhostDrake, and ...
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What does Pokémon Bank's legality checker react to?

As you may or may not know, Pokémon Bank has logic to determine whether or not a Pokémon is legal or not. What this is meant to do is to see if a Pokémon could be obtained as it is, or if it must've ...
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What do I get for getting Poke-Bank?

What do I get if I get Poke-Bank (besides the ability to transfer Pokemon up from older games), and, are there any alternatives?
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Do I need to open a Pokemon game to add the Pokemon to my Pokedex?

I am trying to build a living Pokédex in Omega Ruby, and I just transferred all my caught Pokémon from X to the Pokémon Bank. Now I want to add those Pokémon to my Pokédex in OR, so I can see which ...
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How to view Pokémon Bank subscription info?

I honestly can't believe I even need to be here to ask this, I figured viewing subscription info is something most subscription services had got down without a problem years and years ago. Yet here I ...
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Pokemon Bank Issue - Cannot save?

Pokemon Bank has recently been giving me issues: it refuses to save the game. I may have screwed myself over - I restarted my game. Now the bank keeps saying to use the non-existing file because it ...
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How long do I need to wait to reconnect to the pokemon bank after it is “locked” due to interrupted communication?

I have been trying to transfer over all my old pokemon and I think I may have overdone it. I am receiving the error: Communication with the server was interrupted during your previous session, ...
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Can PokéTransporter make a Pokémon shiny?

Warning! This is going to get technical! The method of determining whether a Pokémon is shiny in Generation III-V was the following: Use the bitwise XOR operation on the 16-bit Trainer ID and ...
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Can I move all Pokemon at once?

I want to restart my game but with about 500 Pokemon and most of them bred to have perfect IVs I don't really want to lose them. So I bought a 1 Year License for Pokemon Bank to "save everything". ...
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Pokémon Bank Error Code 006-0105 help?

Today I downloaded and paid for the PokéBank (or Pokémon Bank). Brigette came up, and she said she was going to "get Pokémon Bank all ready for you to use." It showed the loading Pokéball for a good ...
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If you delete your Nintendo Network ID, what happens to the Pokemon Transferred using Pokemon Bank and Pokemon Transfer?

I just need help about the Nintendo Network ID, my Pokemon Bank Trial has just expired and I can't transfer my Pokemon to Pokemon Y without Pokemon Bank and Transfer. That's fine, because I already ...
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What gifts can I get from the Pokemon Bank?

Recently, I downloaded the Pokémon bank And after using it about twice, I got a Celebi out of it, which I was very pleased about. I was wondering, can any other Pokémon be obtained this way, or is it ...
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If I restart my game, can I link the new game to the Poke-Bank and re-obtain my Pokemon? [duplicate]

On Pokemon X and Y, I plan on re-setting my game. If I were to put all of my Pokemon into the bank, then reset, could I re-link the bank and the game so I can re-obtain my Pokemon?
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How do you get Pokémiles or Battle Points from the Pokémon Bank

I've deposited and withdrawn some Pokemon but when I go to Pokemon link it says no data! How do I get the rewards?
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Can a new save withdraw from the pokemon bank?

I've been considering restarting my save and replaying the story with access to the entire National Pokedex (Minus a few Event-only Pokemon I'm missing) from the start. But I would first like to ...
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Pokemon Bank Switching Gifts pokemiles or battle points

Can you switch between Pokemiles and Battle Points? If so, can you tell me how?
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How do I receive Celebi from the Pokemon Bank?

The Pokebank is now available in the European region & Australia. I've downloaded the application from the Nintendo e-shop, but when I ran it I only received an option for a gift of Pokemiles or ...