Pokemon Classic ROM

Pokemon Classic rom
When focusing on the main objectives, Pokemon Classic is about 25 Hours in length. If you're a gamer that strives to see all aspects of the game, you are likely to spend around 50 Hours to obtain 100% completion.

Pokemon Classic is a remake of Pokemon Yellow but built in the Pokemon Emerald engine. Revisit Kanto with your Pokemon partner and experience improved features, new questlines, and more post game content.

You can download the Pokemon Classic rom from this page and to play the game you need to download the Visualboy Advance Emulator here.

You need to download and install Visual Boy Advance and then load the rom.

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Download the official Pokemon Classic ROM in the (USA) version for the Game Boy Advance handheld consoles. To fully utilize a GBA ROM game, use our Cheats, Rom Hacks and GBA Roms sections. You can open the Pokemon Classic ROM or GBA file by Installing VisualBoyAdvance on Windows, MAC, Linux, Android or IOS/iphone.

Additional Information

Pokemon Classic is a GBA Rom Hack by Daninrl based on Pokemon Emerald in English. It was last updated on August 13, 2023.

Also, be sure to check out Pokemon Thunder Yellow.


Pokemon Classic is a remake of Pokemon Yellow but built in the Pokemon Emerald engine. Revisit Kanto with your Pokemon partner and experience improved features, new questlines, and more post game content.

PokeClassic seeks to recapture the nostalgia of the Gen 1 experience but with more of the features you’d expect from modern Pokemon games.

New Features

  • Journey with your Partner Pokemon right behind you!
  • Explore Kanto in style with multiple outfits
  • Physical / Special Split and Fairy Type
  • Find more Pokemon, and hidden abilities, with the PokeNav!
  • Battle Engine upgrades
  • Skip trade evolution with Power Stones
  • Train your Pokemon at the Dojo
  • Day / Night system & changing encounter Tables
  • Infinite TMs
  • Customize your room with PokeDolls
  • and more!

New Post Game Content

  • Rematch the Gym Leaders
  • Hunt down Rocket Fugitives with daily quests from Looker!
  • Challenge the Battle Tower!
  • What are these strange stones that Bill has discovered?
  • And other daily events!



Major Changes

  • Fixes Fly flag setting
  • Fixes Silph Rocket flags setting prematurely
  • Player can no longer Surf or Fish on cycling road
  • HMs should be tied to proper badge requirements now
  • Cycling Road grass can now generate encounters
  • Prof. Oak’s Aide (Cedar) will now properly progress their gift questline
  • Safari Zone warps now send the player to the correct zones
  • Pokeblock spaces now have collision
  • Lavendar Town warps corrected
  • Bill’s postgame quest now begins properly
  • Moltres’ cave can now be entered
  • Legendaries now clear after being encountered
  • Seafoam Island boulders now properly set (fixes softlock)
  • Seafoam Island currents adjusted (fixes potential softlock)
  • Karate Master has been removed from the Dojo
  • Silph Co elevators completely reworked

Minor Changes

  • Rival items updated
  • Adjusted Berry dialogue
  • Removed more references to the “Wailmer Pail”
  • Rival route 22 battle should no longer auto-start
  • Rocket Hideout barrier should remove if you clear dungeon without beating Rocket Grunt 12
  • Screen fade should work properly after battling Rooftop Rocket
  • Screen fade should work properly after battling Cerulean Rocket
  • Nugget Bridge cutscene triggers should disable after both choices now
  • Various signs corrected
  • Various metatile text corrected
  • Various dialogue issues (typos, message length, ‘garbled’ text) fixed
  • Lapras NPC will disappear after gift, no longer overlapping a Rocket in postgame
  • Various NPC movement types adjusted
  • Fixed Play Nice’s description
  • Egg hatch fonts corrected
  • Retiring from the Battle Tower should no longer get stuck in a trigger loop


Major Changes

  • Looker Postgame Quest will now clear a necessary flag to begin. For Players that reached the postgame in a prior release, a check has been added to Saffron’s transition to force the flag to clear, allowing them to begin the quest after the trigger already fired.
  • The Trainer blocking Cerulean Cave will now clear on Game Clear. For Players that have already become the champion in a prior release, a check has been added to Cerulean’s transition to force the flag to set, removing the cave guard.
  • Player party now heals after the optional rival battle on Route 22. This will avoid the issue of the player having a KO’d party but being allowed to continue the game if they lose the battle.
  • Rock Smash will no longer crash the game when an encounter is triggered.

Minor Fixes

  • Fixed an issue that despawned a cuttable tree in Viridian City.
  • Fixed an issue with an incorrect warp point in Cerulean’s PokeCenter
  • Fixed an issue with Blaine’s palette
  • Fixed an issue where region maps still displayed ‘Hoenn’ as the region name if viewed from the map tile
  • Fixed an issue with the Punk outside the battle tower wandering during dialogue
  • Fixed an issue with the Rock Smash guy wandering during dialogue
  • Youngster by Battle Tower now has a dialogue script
  • Viridian Gym sign now has a message script
  • Battle Tower sign now has a message script
  • Removed Brock’s dialogue that says TMs only can be used once
  • Corrected the message when the player receives the Eviolite

DEBUG Status

  • Battle Debugger disabled
  • Debug Menu disabled

File Name

Pokemon Classic

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Release Date

World: August 13, 2023






Game Boy Advance




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