Radical Red Version
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Radical Red Version

A new experience with a lot of changes from the original game.

This hack is at its core a difficulty hack with additional features; quite similar to Drayano60’s enhancement hacks, which provide access to nearly all the Pokemon while also adding relevant buffs.


  • Physical/Special split + Fairy Typing
  • All Pokémon up to Gen 8 obtainable (with some exceptions, see further down)
  • Moves up to Gen 8, including some of the Isle of Armor DLC moves!
  • Updated Pokémon sprites
  • Mega Evolution
  • Abilities up to Gen 8
  • All important battle items (with some exceptions)
  • Raid Battles
  • Reusable TMs
  • Expanded TM list
  • Additional move tutors
  • EV Training Gear
  • Ability popups during battle
  • Gen 8 Exp Share
  • Hidden Abilities
  • Day and Night
  • DexNav, which allows you to search for Pokemon with hidden abilities and other neat things!
  • Even faster turbo speed (!!!)
  • Abilities like Magma Armor have field effects like recent Gens
  • Destiny Knot, Everstone have updated breeding mechanics
  • CFRU features
  • Much higher difficulty
  • No need for teaching HMs
  • Curated buffs to a lot of deserving Pokemon
  • Brand new abilities
  • A revamped Game Corner
  • IV grade and colored natures on the summary screen
  • An IV perfecter in Celadon for a very steep price
  • An ability swapper also in Saffron
  • EV training areas with its corresponding EV training gear
  • Move tutor that teaches Egg moves
  • Additional Legendaries obtainable before the Elite Four
  • Cannot use items during trainer battles
  • Gym leaders may ask for rematches or side quests for their Mega Stones and other rewards
  • And a lot more.

Use Documents:


  • Complete Fire Red Upgrade: Skeli789, ghoulslash and team – For this powerful, super accessible resource and their extremely useful documentation; this hack would be completely irrelevant without it.
  • koala4: Co-creator. Testing, wild Pokemon locations, balancing, suggestions, and for being a good friend throughout the process.
  • Drayano60: Game draws a lot of inspiration from his enhancement hacks.
  • Pokemon Clover: Game draws some inspiration from this hack (Level cap, Dream Ball, Abilities Striker and Blademaster more specifically)
  • Smogon CAP: Inspiration for Mega Coloassal’s ability Mountaineer
  • [B]InnerMobius: For the backsprites used for Red and Green
  • Noodlewhiz on Discord: Helping me implement the Hidden Ability swapper
  • Kalerie: For these overworld sprites used in Leon’s base
  • SageDeoxysOverworld sprites for G-Zapdos, G-Moltres, G-Articuno, and many Gen 8 Pokemon OWs
  • Leparagon, and everyone that contributed to DS-style Gen VII and Beyond Pokémon Sprite Repository in 64×64
  • kingofthe-x-roadsFor the Galarian Slowbro, Inteleon, and couple other Gen 8 battle sprites
  • Everyone that contributed to theGen 8 Sprite Project
  • LarryTurbo for Gen 8 Icons
  • Professor Leon for the DPE/CFRU ROM Base
  • hyo oppa for the Brendan trainer front sprite
  • NateRiver, Omega/WesleyFG Custom Battle Backgrounds
  • Nisarg, JK For updated bag graphics
  • ! hackito Updated Textbox
  • YoY-XPlatinum HP Bar
  • Delta231FRLG HGSS Style Sprites
  • Pokemonrater Silver OW Sprite
  • thebrawlunit archer/ariana/giovanni sprites,
  • Jo7A Johto Gym Leader Sprites
  • VentZX, DrSeuss Sword Shield style Type Icons
  • Varrio: The header picture with the Mega Houndoom :D
  • Ghabra, Khaospire, Daina, mossedUp, Sergio, Gress, moods, Xan, Cubism, ExpoSeed, Datudou, Kled, Nikki, Manny, Hail, Maliboo, matty boy : For testing, and being great pals.
  • Pacmanboss256 (RRSH head dev), Karthik, Budget Cyro and Aegide For developing the RR Showdown Server. Karthik is also responsible for the Dex and RR patching website
  • Azimuth on WAH for the sleek Stat Scanner graphical screen

Current Version

  • Updated to 4.1

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