Pokemon Fire Red and Leaf Green came out decades ago, there is still a sizeable amount of fans who obsess over the game’s brilliance. And rightfully so, the game is the definitive Pokemon experience; it has all the original Pokemon that we grew up loving and not to mention the nostalgia!
But times have changed; the games are old, and this isn’t a bad thing per se, but we’ve grown accustomed to newer and fast-paced gameplay.
The 2000s were a different era. People had a good attention span and had patience. In this modern age, we want everything as fast as possible.
Pokemon games from the past are prone to these problems, of being slow-paced and taking time to get to the reward. Fortunately, there are some tricks that you can use. If you’re on one of the best Pokemon emulators, you can just speed up!
But speed isn’t the only issue here. There are some great Pokemon in the game that evolve only after trading. Now, who is going to trade with you?
There are also Pokemon, which were only available at certain events. Now, unless you have a time machine, this will be a problem.
But don’t worry, GameShark cheats take care of this problem for you. So we decided to rank the 10 best Pokemon Fire Red cheats that you should utilize in your next play-through.
(Note – The cheats may or may not work for Pokemon Leaf Green even though they’re the same game. There are different cheat codes for Pokemon Leaf Green!)
Table of Contents
What Is Gameshark?
Before we deep dive into the list, if you’re new to cheats in Pokemon, you won’t be familiar with what GameShark means. GameShark, simply put, is a tool used in gaming consoles to do some things that the game won’t allow you.
For example, obtaining an item, rewatching cut scenes, etc.
Devices like the GameShark were top-rated back in the day, especially for the GameBoy and the PS1. These devices allowed you to do a lot of exciting stuff with your console.
But nowadays, as almost every Pokemon Fan is playing on an emulator, you can just use the cheat code we provide without the device itself.
Also, remember to not activate a lot of cheats simultaneously; it may break your game if the cheats aren’t compatible.
Make sure to make multiple save files just in case. The codes given below are tried and tested, but taking precautions is good.
33. Get All TMs
How about kicking off with a cheat that gives you access to all of the TM moves in the game?
Don’t leave anything to chance; swap and change moves more than you change your mind about which is your favourite Pokemon!
Cheat code: 42025A2C0121 000100320004 42025A2E5212 000000320004
32. Control The Timer
Sometimes, when times is against you, you just need to reset the odds. Or stop them all together! If you feel like time is getting away with you, then take back control.
Cheat Code: 420246120000000000020002
Cheat code: 320246160000
31. Unlimited PC Items
Bill’s PC is a treasure trove, but you can’t tell me that you’ve not thought about hacking into it and messing with the system. Here’s a sneaky little cheat to get unlimited items for everything stored there!
Cheat code: 420258420063
30. Unlimited PP
For those readers unsure as to what PP is, it’s the number of times a Pokemon can pull off a certain move. Some moves like Hyper Beam only had 5 PP, but with this cheat, your critter can use it as many times as they want!
Cheat code: 42023C086363 000000020002
29. Free Pokemon Daycare
Daycare is expensive, and we’re in a cost of living crisis, don’t you know! If you want to leave your Pokemon in daycare and level them up without handing over any cash, then enter this code.
Cheat code – 820370C20000
28. Safari Zone Cheats
The Safari Zone was one of my favourite parts of the original Pokemon Red game, and I loved exploring around it in Fire red. The thing is, the limitations made it a little annoying; I wanted to stay in there all the time!
Well, with these cheats, you can!
Infinite Safari Balls
Cheat code: 820399940063
Infinite Safari Time
Cheat code: 820399960258
Safari Pokemon Easily Caught
Cheat code: 72023D749A3C 82023D749A53
27. Take Your Bicycle Over Water
Anyone who’s played Pokemon Sword or Shield knows how fun it is to take your bike from the land to the water and carry on their adventure. Get rid of the need to surf and ride over the waves on your bike!
Cheat Code – 72036E3C0100 32036E430000
26. All Poke Balls
Having all the different types of Poke Ball in your itinerary means you’re well prepared for every catching situation. To be honest, only having Master Balls would be fine in itself, but variety is the spice of life!
Cheat code: 420259D80001 0001000C0004 420259DA5212 0000000C0004
25. Infinite Money
Make it rain with this infinite money cheat. Look how much of a boss Pikachu looks up there, with dollars dropping down around him.
Buy any item, pay for anything, or be the tightest trainer alive and just horde your cash!
Cheat Code: 3AF85ACA C4D18CEC 8E883EFF 92E9660D
24. Complete Your Pokedex
Want to have a full Pokedex without even setting off from Pallet Town? Impress Oak without even lifting a finger. Don’t work harder, work smarter!
Cheat Code: 4202462CFFFF 0000003C0002 42025BA0FFFF 0000001A0002 42028FC0FFFF
23. Max Up Your Pokemon Team Stats
Look how buff Poliwhirl is; I wish I could have maximum stats!
If you want to increase the stats of all your Pokemon in your team to full, then use the codes below for the corresponding Pokemon in your team.
- 1st Pokemon in your team: 20242DA03E7000000070002
- 2nd Pokemon in your team: 4202433E03E7000000070002
- 3rd Pokemon in your team: 420243A203E7000000070002
- 4th Pokemon in your team: 4202440603E7000000070002
- 5th Pokemon in your team: 4202446A03E7000000070002
- 6th Pokemon in your team: 420244CE03E7000000070002
22. Get Infinite Items
This cheat is a two part code that, like the stats code above, works on a specific item in your item slot.
The first part of the number below is for the individual item slot, and the ‘x’s are where players will need to inter the item code number.
So, anyone wanting to obtain infinite antidtidotes in slot 1 will need to input
82025840 followers by 000E
Just do a quick Google search for the Pokemon item code you’re looking for and voila, unlimited items await!
- Infinite number of Items in Slot 1: 82025840 xxxx
- Infinite number of Items in Slot 2: 82025844 xxxx
- Infinite number of Items in Slot 3: 82025848 xxxx
- Infinite number of Items in Slot 4: 8202584C xxxx
- Infinite number of Items in Slot 5: 82025850 xxxx
21. Area Warp Codes
Abra knows how annoying it is walking around from place to place all the time. He can’t even hold it properly with his little claws!
Teleporting between locations is far easier and a lot more fun. Here’s the catch though; players must input their chosen code before walking through any door.
Then, they must disable the code before walking through another door. Otherwise, they’ll just keep teleporting.
Check out warp cheat codes below!
- Mt. Ember: 3ADAABA A9000BEB
- Birth Island: 554D9257 D0472EF8
- Navel Rock: 6AADAC54 A0A4B6C7
- One Island: A6A339F5 FC0ADC79
- Seafoam Islands: BC4AFF82 6C4609A2
- Power Plant: EA5BB107 05E634BB
- Unlock all Areas : 42026592FF FF00000007 0002
20. Gain EXP
Don’t strain like Pika; get that experience the hard way without fighting or busting moves.
Gain 1000 Exp
Cheat code: 7300218C0001 82023D5003E8
Gain 5000 Exp
Cheat code: 7300218C0001 82023D501388
19. Infinite EXP
If you want to be the brainiest, strongest, and, highest level member of the team and get all that experience under your belt, then go straight to the top without putting in any practice.
Cheat Code – 7300218C00 0182023D50 1388
18. All Female Eggs
Anyone looking to obtain every female egg to hatch in Pokemon Fire Red need look no further. Just grab this code, input it in, and wait for them to hatch!
Cheat Code – 20286400093
17. All Male Eggs
The same goes for the male eggs too! Just look how confused Psyduck is. Don’t worry lad, you don’t have to sit on this on!
Cheat Code – 320286400016
16. Fast Egg Hatching
Can’t be bothered to wait for your eggs to hatch? We don’t blame you; ain’t nobody got time for that!
Check the code out below and speed the whole process up!
Cheat Code – 3202864200FE
15. Quick Level Up
Imagine if you could level up with every dumbbell lift like Sandshrew. He’s got the right idea. Level your Pokemon up in quick time and get all the best moves using the cheat below!
Cheat Code – 82023D50 270F
14. Get All HM Items
Who can be bothered searching around for every singe HM? I’ll tell you who – no-one. Get the useful moves sooner rather than later and cut, fly, and surf to your heart’s content!
Cheat Code – 42025A0C01 5300010008 0004
13. Get Every Berry
Keep those Pokemon happy with every single type of berry available in the game. Don’t go planting or harvesting fruit, just sit back and let the goods roll into your pouch!
Cheat Code – 42025AF400 850001002B 000442025A F652120000 002B0004
12. Pokemon Nature Modifier
The Pokemon’s nature can play a significant role in your playthrough if you utilize the mechanic properly. So if you want your Pokemon’s character changed, this cheat will help you out.
How to use: Enter the universal code followed by the nature you want.
Example: AA3BB0ED 41CD5D95 + the nature you want
- 93F04759 F95753D9 = Serious
- E9EC2CBF A7EDD4A7 = Jolly
- 56F744B0 37E16732 = Naive
- E1EB2109 4480C28D = Modest
- A2461E51 304137B6 = Mild
- 0456554B 66D3AAF9 = Quiet
- B05B4CCD A0A1505B = Bashful
- 909149AB 2DE8726A = Rash
- 31F62F82 D9A0C100 = Calm
- 9A41D845 41B93FE6 = Gentle
- D47DA721 6C3B9FFC = Sassy
- 1A15BF1E E72650E4 = Careful
- 5A7B2626 21ECD183 = Quirky
- D0E34D66 5796A7D3 = Hardy
- D73BC50A 5F47AA0E = Lonely
- E485844D 2F24038C = Brave
- 5EB8DEEE 692ED298 = Adamant
- 83286B46 6479AA98 = Naughty
- 35EB915F 08F33974 = Bold
- A58F6F1B BFB13FEF = Docile
- 34027F23 7E7E1599 = Relaxed
- CDA2AB99 F89D5BB9 = Impish
- D593BF29 E18AAAE5 = Lax
- 1BC372C9 06B4D17F = Timid
- D4950A99 D729D80A = Hasty
11. Get Rid Of Random Battles
Random battles get really annoying when you enter victory road, almost every step leads to an encounter. This cheat will stop it without you having to spam repels!
Cheat Code: D41DD0CA 33A629E5 8E883EFF 92E9660D
10. Infinite Master Balls
Master Balls capture any Pokemon of any level without any fuss. Some might say it’s cheating, but I would say that it’s being smart.
What’s the point in having just one when you can have as many as you want too. Hit up the cheat below and start catching!
Cheat Code – 8202595c 00018202595e 0063
9. Wild Pokemon Gender Modifier
This cheat will help you modify the gender of any wild Pokemon. By putting in a specific cheat, you will always encounter one gender of Pokemon!.
Cheat Code: Female – EB34F751 A96B854D 78DA95DF 44018CB4
Male – EB34F751 A96B854D 141BB87C 83D7018F
8. Walk Through Walls
Use this code, and you’ll be able to walk through walls without breaking a sweat. The code is enjoyable to use as you can go places that the devs didn’t intend you to see!
Cheat Code: 509197D3 542975F4 78DA95DF 44018CB4
7. Get All 8 Badges In An Instant!
If you’re someone who has played the game a lot of times and are now bored with the progression, this cheat will give you all of the badges at once. You won’t have to fight all the gym leaders anymore!
How to use: The cheat is very simple to implement. Activate the cheat, go out and battle anyone; after that, enter any house or building of your choice.
Check your trainer card. You should have all the badges! If this doesn’t work, go out and re-enter the building; sometimes you’d have to repeat the process 3-4 times for it to work.
Cheat Code: EFCE867D 5403D40D
6. 1 Hit KO
With this cheat enabled, you’d be able to 1 hit kill every Pokemon in the game, turning you into a Pokemon GOD, even stronger than Arceus himself! Each battle also gives you the normal amount of EXP, making levelling up your Pokemon even faster.
Cheat Code: 95EDFBBA A5A72A78 C833D1A0 02FA7205
5. Shiny Pokemon Encounters
We’re getting into the top-tier cheats now. This cheat, when enabled will allow you to catch shiny Pokemon with ease as you’ll be encountering them more frequently!
Shiny Pokemon are Pokemon that have a different color way than their original counterparts. These Pokemon are extremely rare and take a lot of hunting to obtain. A lot of gamers call this “shiny hunting”.
- 39584B19 D80CC66A
- CE71B3D3 1F6A85FB
- 198DF179 5413C867
- 73ECB8A0 BDD8B251
- D5AFFB37 6855972C
- 73ECB8A0 BDD8B251
- Or, you can also use
- 1670047D 04815C68
- 18452A7D DDE55BCC
4. Pokemon Level Modifier
Grinding to get your level up can be tiresome; many leave the game for the sole reason. To level up your weak Pokemon, especially at the later stages, is really dull, so this cheat should be a straightforward way out for most of you out there.
Just enter the cheat and enjoy the story of the game rather than battling random wild Pokemon for EXP.
Cheat Code: Enter 754ED27A 8B1BEFEE followed by the level which you want.
- Level 10: 4C6C2B8C CD0528EB
- Level 20: 8C434E48 F703A9E1
- Level 25: 2D02A8EA 9B748C49
- Level 30: A457FA67 BCD9C478
- Level 35: C70600E8 789A0DAC
- Level 40: 155D7103 D66B8A15
- Level 45: 710D8A2D 45E999F3
- Level 50: CBEB73A3 90A08906
- Level 55: 3E7B9D1E 5CE7F0DC
- Level 60: 202ABE52 BDC4E314
- Level 65: 1C2D3029 63D27E35
- Level 70: 628E474E E708D501
- Level 75: 39E224D9 232864F2
- Level 80: 9675F502 DB139F05
- Level 85: FB80C720 E028C27A
- Level 90: 750CEC25 D42EAE36
- Level 95: 32DCE4F7 2ABBC366
- Level 100: 56307399 25DF4466
3. All Items At $1
The cheat is pretty self-explanatory; every item you buy in the Poke mart will have the same value, which is $1.
Cheat Code: 3C25A344 FD8F451C AD86124F 2823D8DA
2. Make Legendary Pokemon Appear
Want to just bring the legendary Pokemon to you rather than go out looking for them?
First off, enter the Master Code to get the ball rolling.
000014D1 000A 1003dae6 0007
Then, after the Master Code, input the following code to make your chosen Legendary Pokemon appear right before your very eyes!
- Moltres: 83007CEE 0092
- Articuno: 83007CEE 0090
- Zapdos :83007CEE 0091
- Ho-oh: 83007CEE 00F
- Lugia: 83007CEE 00F9
- Regice: 83007CEE 0192
- Regirock: 83007CEE 0191
- Registeel: 83007CEE 0193
- Jirachi: 83007CEE 0199
- Dratini: 83007CEE 0093
- Dragonite: 83007CEE 0095
- Dragonair: 83007CEE 0094
- Entei: 83007CEE 00F4
- Deoxys: 83007CEE 019A
- Groudon: 83007CEE 0195
- Mewtwo: 83007CEE 0096
- Mew: 83007CEE 0097
- Rayquaza: 83007CEE 0196
1. Catch Every Pokemon Successfully!
With this cheat, you get a 100% catching rate on every Pokemon you encounter.
Cheat Code: 87ACF659 707466DC 8BB602F7 8CEB681A
This is a bonus cheat, as not many would use it in the game. The cheat enables you to capture your opponent’s Pokemon. This is a weird cheat, but regardless, if you want to do something like this, here’s the code.
- 4D83B1BF E0F5F507
- 8E883EFF 92E9660D
- B6C5368A 08BE8FF4
- 90B4977C C0151DC2
And there you have it, our list of the best Pokemon Fire Red cheats! If you need anymore Pokemon guides be sure to check out more of our website.
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