What is Pokémon Unbound? How to play Pokémon Unbound

A rom hack full of opportunities.

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Many Pokémon rom hacks in recent years have garnered significant popularity within the Pokémon fanbase and the wider gaming community. These have stood out among the community for including certain features and content that were absent or disabled in the base game or were added independently by their creators. One certain rom hack that has been gaining quite a lot of traction is Pokémon Unbound. Here’s all you need to know about Pokémon Unbound and how to play it.

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What is Pokémon Unbound?

Pokémon Unbound is a Game Boy Advance (GBA) rom hack made by Skeli that is built on the English version of Pokémon Fire Red. It has an amazing original storyline, new features, and content, including 75 unique missions. There are also intriguing mini-games, puzzles, and many post-game activities for players to try out. The game has Gen 4 graphics in the in-game world with UI similar to Gen 5. In addition, all the Pokémon from Gen 1 to Gen 8 are available for players to use in the game.

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Other notable features of Pokémon Unbound include the presence of various difficulty modes and an original OST. The OST contains 50 original songs composed solely for this rom hack. There are also loads of customization options for players, including skin tone, hair color, and outfits.

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Where and how to play Pokémon Unbound

The latest version of Pokémon Unbound is v2.1.1.1, and it can be downloaded from the PokeHarbor website. A demo is also available for those willing to try out this rom hack before downloading the full version.